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Reviewed 1 week ago

A small hidden beach not far from Manuel Antonio park. Beach and bay are very nice. A real hidden gem.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Neri L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very secluded and great day trip. If you buy a drink at the Shana hotel you can also swim in their pool

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank r0s1e430
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you visit early in the morning it isn't too crowded. People started filing in around 9:30. Just gorgeous!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Jennifer K
Reviewed 30 September 2019

I have enjoyed every single day at this beautiful beach. That was the best part of my holiday in Costa Rica and the most relaxing place. Clean water, clean beach and the jungle made the difference.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank johndealergramm
Reviewed 30 September 2019

Nice private and small cove but the ocean was rocky and hard on the feet so you need shoes of some sort.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank BarbaraFil
Reviewed 29 September 2019

Our concierge recommended Playa Manuel Antonio, but we wanted to try something quieter. It is a trek down to Playa Biesanz, but the water was very calm and it's a smaller beach. Only downside was high tide. We traveled in late September and the tide...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank socaliforniatravel
Reviewed 20 September 2019

You leave the car by the road, where a local couple awaits you to show you the way to this hidden paradise! Crystal clear water, unique grey sand and wildlife on the back!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank vasileios1982
Reviewed 4 September 2019

This was on the Pacific side of Costa Rica and the water was a beautiful color of blue. The hotel was first class . Went on a catamran and got to see whales and a chance to go snorkeling. Thoroughly enjoyed it.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank bevnehls14
Reviewed 27 August 2019

Biezans was a completely natural white sand beach, which is accessed by a short walk through a forest trail. Great place to enjoy a relaxing day with a book, snorkeling or other water sports. Very safe for kids. Don't miss it.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank 452danielq
Reviewed 22 August 2019

Just infront of the hotel where we stayed , this was a magic corner. My kids enjoyed very much, no waves and very safe. We stayed at the Shana by the beach hotel which has a direct access to this small paradise, so we walked...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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29 January 2019|
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Response from WanderlustDave101 | Reviewed this property |
I was at this beach twice and didn't see anyone doing beach massage ...the Thai beaches are great for that ;) ...and they're super cheap there!!!
19 April 2018|
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Response from Tina T | Reviewed this property |
Not the best for viewing sunsets as others have said. Plus there are no restaurants or bars within walking distance of this beach. This is a cover that you hike down to and it is surrounded by rocks at the bottom. The vendor... More
7 September 2017|
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Response from karlag347 | Reviewed this property |
It's 328 km away from Limon which would be about 6hrs