Best beaches from Puerto Viejo to Manzanillo – Limon – Costa Rica



Salsa Brava – Puerto Viejo


1-Salsa Brava Beach / Puerto Viejo

Known as a good spot for surf and for great mojitos in Salsa Brava Bar. Nice sunset.


2- Cocles Beachbreak

Surf spot, board rentals, surf lessons. Easy access, just next to the road.


3-Punta Cocles

IMG_3492IMG_4260Coral reef and sandy beach. Natural pools suitable for families with toddlers. Access through Hotel Villas del Caribe.

4-Playa Chiquita


Playa Chiquita, considered best beach in the world by experienced travellers, is a sandy beach with coral reef and a nice jungle that hosts a lot of wildlife. It is a good option for families with children for its nice natural pools. It is difficult to find the path through the jungle to get to such a nice place. Ask around.

5-Punta Uva


Long and sandy beach with good access from the road. Punta Uva beach is good spot for kayaking and snorkeling, and for enjoying a day at the beach with a bbq style restaurant right there.

6-Arrecife Beach


Such a great place, palms right in front of the water, coral reef, a restaurant with cold beer and accessible by car/bicycle from the road.


Little village of Manzanillo, at the very end of the road, with a nice jungle and beach with coral reef. Place for local families to enjoy Sundays and bank holidays in such a long beach. Local restaurants offer traditional Afro-caribbean cuisine.


Discover all these beaches from La Kukula Lodge located in Playa Chiquita, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica. Book directly in our official webpage for best rates and special offers.