Situated along the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica’s Guanacaste Province, Puerto Carrillo is a jewel among Costa Rica’s Pacific beaches. This beach it’s a 2 hour drive from Roma del mar.
The beautiful white sand beach has small waves most of the time, and is popular with swimmers and families with kids. Playa Carrillo is never crowded, and it offers nice picnic areas right on the beach. Your car will be within easy reach, wherever you decide to spend your day in the sand. Carrillo also offers beautiful and secluded small beaches near by, El Roble is a rocky beach with its own waterfall and tide pools. Playa El Sur, beautiful medium size beach surrounded by palm trees (only accessible by boat). Playa Samara, 4 km to the north, is a much larger beach. with waves generally near knee to waist high, and is a popular place for beginning surfers and families.
Sámara has long been a favorite vacation spot for both Costa Ricans and foreigners. Sámara is a much larger beach than Carrillo. with waves generally near knee to waist high, and is a popular place for beginning surfers and families.
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