Palo Seco Beach, Parrita

4.4
#10 of 35 in Beaches in Province of Puntarenas
Beach · Nature / Park
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Treat your feet to the soft black sand of Palo Seco Beach as you stroll by the Pacific Ocean. Abundant with palm trees, sea shells, and surf friendly waters, the long thin stretch of beach is an excellent location to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Bring your own food and retreat to one of the picnic areas under the shade of trees. Collect sea shells as you walk along the sand and look out for hermit crabs dashing towards the water. Be aware of strong currents and rips if you decide to go swimming. A picturesque sunset awaits those who stick around until dusk. Start your trip to Parrita by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.
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  • Easy to find with beautiful sunsets. Plenty of parking. No lounge chairs or umbrellas available, although you can bring your own. No concession stands or restrooms. Nice restaurant nearby (Mar y... 
    Easy to find with beautiful sunsets. Plenty of parking. No lounge chairs or umbrellas available, although you can bring your own. No concession stands or restrooms. Nice restaurant nearby (Mar y...  more »
  • We stayed at the Coco Mar Condos Hotel a beach front property with most rooms having deep verandas that look over the ocean. We were blessed with beautiful weather so we walked every morning on... 
    We stayed at the Coco Mar Condos Hotel a beach front property with most rooms having deep verandas that look over the ocean. We were blessed with beautiful weather so we walked every morning on...  more »
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  • This is a very tranquil, unpopulated beach that seems to extend for as far as the eye can see. During my time there, I only encountered a dog and a few other people. I did see a wedding, and people seemed to be congregated near their hotels. It's not difficult to find a section of the beach all to yourself.
  • Another awesome Costa Rica beach in Puntarenas. A long, endless beach that is anchored to the north by Rio Pirris, which is a large river flowing into the ocean. Lots of Ticos fishing the river and the adjacent ocean. A good surf beach, and at low tide a great biggie board beach. This is not a swimming beach because of the rough surf. Nice trees spaced out along the beach provide shade and privacy. After your beach adventure stop in in Paritta for dinner at one of the many restaurants.

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