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    Playas del Coco

    Costa Rica
    4
    6 reviews

    Fun place to go get scuba certified. I went there on my honeymoon. Its not the best beach in Costa Rica but we were able to see an amazing amount of sea life. And when you aren't in the water the town has lots to offer. There are many exceptional great tasting restaurants and spots to pick up all sorts ...

  • 2

    Playa Hermosa

    Costa Rica
    4.5
    4 reviews

    Pull off the highway to your scenic ocean-side public beach with a private oasis feel. White sandy beaches are breath-taking but beware the riptide - swim here with caution.

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    Nacascolo

    Costa Rica
    0
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    Playa Panama

    Costa Rica
    4
    1 review

    This is 5 minutes walking distance from the condo front door! This beach has the least pedestrian traffic of the three beaches listed in this area. Walk to the other side of the beach and you will find a reef.

  • 5

    Nosara

    Costa Rica
    5
    4 reviews

    Some epic surf on the beaches right in town, it is something of an expat haven, with juice bars and yoga retreats spotting throughout town. A bit of the beaten track but worth checking out, it you want to hang out somewhere and relax on the beach for a while.

  • 6

    Monteverde

    Costa Rica
    4.5
    25 reviews

    Amazing place, if you love nature you have to go to Monteverde, diversity is everywhere from nature to cultures!

  • 7

    Playa Flamingo

    Costa Rica
    4.5
    3 reviews

    Shops, restuarants, dive shop and world class beach.

  • 8

    Playa Potrero

    Costa Rica
    5
    1 review
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    Tamarindo

    Costa Rica
    4.5
    30 reviews

    I personally wasn't in awe of Tamarindo or the beach, but it does make for an awesome surf town. The beach itself is nothing out of the ordinary, except for the waves that attracts mostly surfers. Careful to not step into giant rocks inside the water. Tons of surfing lessons everywhere, and I'll have to admit - some of the ...

  • 10

    Potrero

    Costa Rica
    0
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    Playa Grande

    Costa Rica
    4.5
    17 reviews

    Beautiful resort! Feels like Vegas inside!

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    Nuevo Arenal

    Costa Rica
    3.5
    2 reviews

    I was lucky enough to see this volcano erupting and snapped some fantastic photos. There is a hot springs area nearby with over 20 pools. Very nice end to a Costa Rican vacation. Not much else to do in town, however.

  • 13

    Playa Avellana

    Costa Rica
    3
    1 review

    We stayed at the JW Marriott in Guanacaste. The area is nice, but the beaches are rocky. It's definitely a ways away from everything so you'll need a car. Great if you want a relaxing vacation away from everything.

  • 14

    Santa Cruz

    Costa Rica
    0
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    Playa Langosta

    Costa Rica
    0
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    Santa Elena

    Costa Rica
    5
    2 reviews

    Santa Elena is a quaint misty mountain town situated in close proximity to the magical Monteverde cloud forest.

  • 17

    Brasilito

    Costa Rica
    0
  • 18

    Nicoya

    Costa Rica
    4
    1 review

    Though much of the Nicoya Peninsula is overrun with American expats, and the more touristy spots like Tamarindo have seen a hefty rise in crime in recent years, there are some really beautiful beaches on the peninsula's hard to reach southern end. A small taildragger paired with the right pilot, like the Cessna 185 I shot this picture from, can ...

  • 19

    Playa Junquillal

    Costa Rica
    5
    1 review

    Let me apologize in advance for most of my reviews being 5 stars. I am taking time to review the really special places first and Playa Junquilla is on the top of the list for tranquility. If that is what you are looking for, please don't let anyone talk you out of spending a day of your precious vacation time ...

  • 20

    Tilaran

    Costa Rica
    0
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