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Playa Mantas

Herradura, Garabito Municipality, Costa Rica
Review Highlights
great beach at Punta Leona resort

Nice calm waters. During the week very quiet here. Youll have plenty of space to enjoy your day... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2017
Good Beach but not easy to get to

This beach is nice, not amazing, but definitely nice as far as Costa Rica beaches go. The road to... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2017
Lyndon H
Columbia, Maryland
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  • Average8%
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Travellers talk about
“nice beach” (4 reviews)
“low tide” (2 reviews)
“calm waters” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Herradura, Garabito Municipality, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 18 June 2017

Nice calm waters. During the week very quiet here. Youll have plenty of space to enjoy your day here. Beautiful little bay.

Thank Golfgma
Reviewed 3 June 2017

This beach is nice, not amazing, but definitely nice as far as Costa Rica beaches go. The road to the beach was bumpy and a 4x4 is recommended. The 2nd entrance to the beach is through the Playa Leona entrance. I believe there is another...More

Thank Lyndon H
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Calm waters safe for kids and clean. Pictures taken at low tide. Lots of friendly locals. Just drive straight till road ends. Will see tree and drive past. Paid guy 2000 colones to watch car. Has notebook and took name and cell for emergency. When...More

Thank Errol A
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Watch out for the tide! Nice beach disappears. I had a great day though. Surrounded by private drives and developments. Paid the "guard" to watch my car - peace of mind.

Thank dr917
Reviewed 28 February 2017

this is a very nice beach and easy to get to the place is clean and well kept this was a fun stop water is nice

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Playa Mantas and the nearby playa blanca are kind of secret beaches on weekdays. I have been twice, on a tuesday and a sunday; while it is very crowded on sundays it is extremely empty on weekdays (maybe except for friday). The sand is pretty...More

Thank kickasschewbubblegum
Reviewed 26 January 2017

We try to go the road really really bad Nobody gives a s*^%# about the road risking to break your car or rental car hundres of people yes it is a beautifull beach but the road is long dust gravel big craters do not recommend...More

Thank glorisnoris
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Great place to take the kids to swim. Also great for snorkeling if you are in the jaco area. Snorkeling is limited in central zone as the rivers pump a lot of dirt and debris into the water.

Thank Austin O
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Public beach with wide areas of beach. Great for seashells and walking. Can get pretty crowded at certain times of the year. Right in front of the Punta Leona resort.

Thank Dave Z
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Nice beach with aquasports. This is how you access Playa Mantas which is just south of Playa Mantas.

Thank Katherine P
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