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Great beach near Puerto Viejo

Different surf patterns and feeling than the main Beach. Rented a bike a ride the 8 kms from town... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Ottawa, Canada
via mobile
Lovely beach & good for snorkelling

A little further along from the main Puerto Viejo beach but worth the extra mile. Nice & quiet... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Punta Uva, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70403, Costa Rica
+506 2750 0147
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Different surf patterns and feeling than the main Beach. Rented a bike a ride the 8 kms from town. Restaurant nearby and vendors selling food on the beach. Very relaxing or adventurous if you try out the surfing.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Murray_1066
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A little further along from the main Puerto Viejo beach but worth the extra mile. Nice & quiet & lots of fish along the rockline. Easy to walk into from the beach to go snorkelling & friendly local fishermen & artisans. Definitely recommended.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank kevrowe72
Reviewed 1 week ago

This beach is certainly beautiful. It was, like all other ranked beaches on TripAdvisor, crowded. Don't know if it is because we went there on a Sunday, but it is certainly not like in the picture. We went, saw it, and then left in search...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank feimoskita
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is not a typical lounge beach. There were lots of ants and bugs, lots of debris and sand wasn't great. I have been to beaches all over the world and wouldn't make a special trip for the beach. The river above the beach was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank NikiT852
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a beautiful, CLEAN, empty beach just 15yrs ago (maybe sooner). But now it's overcrowded and polluted. It's interesting to me that people were actually swimming in this water! I heard one woman say to her group (after her children had been swimming for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank Barbie M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

what I prefer is the clear water and mostly no waves, not too many visitors (don´t know why) but that´s good so it is quite. It´s always clean, just 15 mins drive in car or 40 mins in bicycle from Puerto Viejo, restaurants and dive...More

Date of experience: November 2018
3  Thank Alejandro C
Reviewed 29 October 2018

It is a great beach with very good sand quality,,,not heavy big waves most of the time If you go there take a cooler...nice to have snacks or a cold beverage Is just 10 minutes or less from Puerto Viejo You can also reacch Punta...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank roadadvisor
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

This may be the best beach ever. Secluded, not crowded, outstanding textures and views. We simply loved it. Parking is challenging. Bring a gallon of water to rinse your feet at your car!

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank DavidandAngela
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

We drove here from Puerto Viejo Parked the car and found a secluded spot to relax on. Not many people on the beach and a lovely spot to swim and sunbathe on We will be back to enjoy again

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Libran_Lovely
Reviewed 24 October 2018

a lovely part of the beach, a bit wider than the others, a pleasant walk from Playa Chiquita, a couple places to eat, rent water gear

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank laurabgoldner
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10 August 2018|
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Response from blgirls4 | Reviewed this property |
Hi! There are hotels near this beach. We stayed closer to Playa Negra at Casa de Corazon Del Mar. The oceans we saw in Costa Rica are not particularly blue and sparkling, but this beach did have a pretty greenish blue... More
22 June 2018|
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Response from Dwayne M | Reviewed this property |
yah its a long trip 5 to 6 hours - the semi traffic from Limon to San Jose is unreal - but sit back and take the scenery in at a slower lol pace - once past Limon to PV its like half hour
13 June 2018|
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Response from Dwayne M | Reviewed this property |
we were told before we went on our holiday to CR that the whole country was sketchy - far from the truth - from our stay in Alajuela at the Melrost bed and breakfast to the drive across the mountain ranges and down through... More