0 July 26 • 5 min read ★
Top 12 Beaches North-Western Guanacaste
There are many lovely beaches along this whole coastline. There’s too many to mention and list. Most of them are quiet, untouched and wild. Bring plenty of water with you, as most beaches are without shops.
6. Playa Grande
A beautiful white, sandy and wild beach. It’s well known for surfing. At the northern end of this beach is
Las Baulas National Park
It’s possible to see the leatherback sea turtles in nesting season here. There are a few restaurants scattered along the back of this beach as well.
8. Playa Blanca
Inside the Papagayo Peninsula, to visit this beach you either have to stay in one of the fabulous resorts here or get here by boat/jet ski from
These are not the prettiest beaches by any means but offer something else.
10. Matapola Beach
A long beach with dark/black sand. There’s a couple of all-inclusive resorts here but at the northern end of the beach, it’s usually quiet. Very near the
is also a spot where there’s a large group of white-faced monkeys hanging out. You’re almost guaranteed to see them. Near here is also
Diamante Eco Adventure Park
where the brave could do zip lining!