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Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
+506 2667 0062
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All reviewsbeach townnice beachthe main stripfriendly townquaint little townlots of shopsreally enjoyed our visittourist spotby water taxibusy stripblack volcanic sandsoft sandgreat place to visitstreet vendorscosta ricashop ownerspapagayo seafood
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a lot happening around this beach. We saw a huge iguana on the beach. The town is lively, the beach is average. Lots of local food vendors and restaurants. Very little or no umbrellas and chairs to rent. Lots of locals and tourists...More

Thank sofiamelco
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful beach at the heart of town. Nice park area with many things to do including shopping, food and fun places to hang out, enjoy the beach and watch the sunset!

1  Thank cjwoppman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love the shopping, And the food is great and the people are wonderful The beach is beautiful We go every year

1  Thank frogmama19
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our least favorite beach due to the high traffic and volume of touristy shops. The vendors are also very aggressive. Look around for better spots.

Thank HortDude
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Prepare yourself for the poorer area...but worth the drive. We were taken for $15 or $20 per person, dropped off and picked up. We went to Tio Leo for coffee $12 bag and to the pharmacy for meds $12. We walked the beach, the old...More

Thank Jennifer F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I decided to take a day and get lost in coco beach. Coco beach is a place where a lot of locals go for the beach and restaurants nearby. We spent the day cruising by the beach, then decided to have lunch...More

1  Thank Ctejada22
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

If you are visiting for the day or two than playas del coco Costa Rica is ok .. a nice village atmosphere and a great beach which is clean, black sand etc. However the place itself is lacking in things to do! There are boat...More

Thank Hello T
Reviewed 7 July 2018

Playas Del Coco is a bustling beach town. There are several diving, fishing, and boating businesses. The beach stretches for over 1.5 miles and offers great sunsets every day. There are many shops selling merchandise and clothing as well as souvenirs. You can dine at...More

Thank hungeryhobo
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Coco beach is about 1.5 miles long and great for strolling. Nice soft sand and mid size waves. Lots of people out walking their dogs and only a few people trying to sell you stuff- mostly massages and fishing trips.

Thank skwelsh2
Reviewed 18 June 2018

The area is very pretty. The beach has dark sand. The stores are expensive. When we parked, we had to pay a guy on a bicycle to watch our car!

Thank SoTxTraveler
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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