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Beautiful and fun

We loved Playa Danta. Unfortunately, we were only able to enjoy it for a few of the 8 days we were... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2018
Michele P
Henderson, Nevada
Clean and Wavy!

We were only in the Las Catalinas area for 3 days so we made the most out of it by spending most of... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
Rebecca K
Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 4 December 2018

Keep walking over to Dantita if you've made it this far. Cool spot, but swimming, etc. is much better up the path.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 5 November 2018

We loved Playa Danta. Unfortunately, we were only able to enjoy it for a few of the 8 days we were in Costa Rica due to a Red Tide issue. Would have loved to spend more time.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Michele P
Reviewed 9 October 2018

We were only in the Las Catalinas area for 3 days so we made the most out of it by spending most of our time on the beach. The water temperature was lovely and it wasn't too rocky. It is quite wavy with a fairly...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rebecca K
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Absolutely stunning beach, loved the sand, and water, everything about it! Super close from Casa chameleon :-)

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Sophia A
Reviewed 31 March 2018

This beach is like any other beach in the area: black sand, strong waves, but it is very narrow. There is no beach on a high tide. On weekends and holidays gets super crowdy. Playa Danta is located next to Las Catalinas city. There is...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank JuliaReitor
Reviewed 12 March 2018

A welcoming, laid-back beach area with rocking chairs on the general store porch, tree-covered, beach sand café/restaurant with picnic tables serving excellent food and reasonable prices. A good place to chill out and wear your bathing suits.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank 1947sunshine
Reviewed 25 February 2018

This was one of our favorite beaches during our latest visit to Guanacaste! Long, sandy bay with rolling waves that end in crashing surf. Ideal for relaxing in the shaded areas or just lying out on the beach. Not many people around and perfect for...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Shorty B
Reviewed 10 February 2018

Quick 2 minute golf cart ride from our hotel Casa Chameleon. This is a car-free beach. It was quiet, not crowded, and had amazing views. Playa Dantita was right next to it and accessible by beach when it was low tide or by a fun...More

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank Mallory P
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

We are staying at the Casa Chameleon hotel overlooking Las Catalina’s. They are building a large resort complex out of the surrounding beach and low hills. A mix of private homes and high end condos. Luckily, the development is being done to enhance the area...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank fnct
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Las Catalinas at Playa Danta, Costa Rica, is a resort facility that caters to those who need stand alone accommodations with the benefit of hotel/concierge and house keeping services. We stayed from Dec. 26-Jan. 2 and were very pleased with the service, food, pool facilities...More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank Paul Z
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