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Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
+506 2667 0062
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All reviews beach town nice beach the main strip friendly town quaint little town lots of shops really enjoyed our visit average beach tourist spot by water taxi busy strip black volcanic sand soft sand great place to visit costa rica street vendors shop owners
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Nice letter town. Not the easiest to walk around due to the lack of side walks. Nice views and sunsets.

Thank GRC761
Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited several beaches and loved every minute! Water was not cold. Didn't go out too far due to the rip tides.

Thank Destination63746
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On multiple trips to coco beach- the shipping was on every corner Leaving from occidental papagayo on multiple trips- coco beach was the best shopping destination in our area Each store had many unique characteristics While these shops were very rudimentary for the most part-...More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hired Scuba Caribe to take the 15 minute water taxi ride from the Riu Guanacaste resort to Playas del Coco. The Scuba Caribe centre is right on the resort, so it was super convenient. $20 US per person return. The guides were super helpful and...More

1  Thank Victoria C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We rented a condo for 2 weeks. A lot of expats there. Prices were a little high. Beautiful beaches and sunsets. Rent a car and visit the local towns away from tourist area.

Thank Gene J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great for family with young childrens. Waves are not big and there are great showers on the beach. Sunsets and sunrises there are extremely beautiful

1  Thank _Matea_2411
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've read the other reviews, and honestly, better beaches have been seen? OK. But a beach is a beautiful thing! Take each and every one in if you can. This place has character and is lovely. If you want to "compare" beaches, go forth. If...More

1  Thank AliBug
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Save your money. best thing about this place is the water taxi from the hotel. very expensive and just about all junk. the only shining start was coconuts bar and restaurant. Good drinks and food and the wooden tables are incredible

Thank precisehomerenov2018
Reviewed 29 August 2018

There's nothing amazing about this beach. The sand is brownish black and the water is nice and clear. It has a lot of food choices, bars and shops around. Very average beach in my opinion but the sunsets are truly gorgeous!

Thank lisamarie719
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Very nice beach, clean and very close to our resort. Not crowded at all. Calm waters and very safe to swim even with kids.

1  Thank aberuth88
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Cathy H
4 October 2018|
Response from Hello T | Reviewed this property |
Hi Cathy Playa del coco itself is not ideal for snorkelling but there are tour companies which you can easily find who specialise in snorkelling tours and scuba diving. My suggestion would be to ask important questions... More
22 April 2018|
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Response from Jenny G | Reviewed this property |
It really depends on how much you will be spending....more expensive restaurants or doing your own cooking etc... I liked using the local currency although US funds are accepted everywhere. Some restaurants though give a 2... More
5 March 2018|
Response from BajaDaveHouston | Reviewed this property |
There are good dentists and a good emergency clinic in Coco. For dental surgery you will probably go to Liberia, twenty miles away. Medical and dental tourism is number one in Costa Rica taking over Mexico’s spot. A member... More