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nice beach, good parking, bring a hammock to hang from trees

white sand beach, beautiful. water is gentle, easy swimming area. local sales selling hammock, or... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2018
Shell Lake, Wisconsin
Secluded, beautiful beach,

We went in low season, and on a few of the days, we were one of a handful of people on the... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2017
Denver, Colorado
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Guanacaste, Canton Hojancha | Realmente Puerto Carrillo Pertenece a Hojancha y NO a Nicoya, EL Dato ES Errado, Nicoya 50201, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 December 2018

The beach a Playa Carillo is absolutely amazing. It is 10 minutes south of Samara and when you come upon it as you drive down the road, you will say "Oh my". When you park and walk out onto the almost deserted beach, you are...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Wandering_Canucks1
Reviewed 1 January 2018

white sand beach, beautiful. water is gentle, easy swimming area. local sales selling hammock, or ceviche, or a snow cone, nice day excursion.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank 734jenniek
Reviewed 29 July 2017

We went in low season, and on a few of the days, we were one of a handful of people on the beach...what a treat. Took our cooler, beach umbrella, and towels and lazed the days away. The water is nice, not too many waves...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank momica2017
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Walked around the beach and even bought a "pipa" coconut to drink. We found sand dollar alive in the sand near the water. We went during low season the beach was practically our to walk. The waves were not huge but the water did get...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Maria E
Reviewed 30 April 2017

The beach here is a beautiful spot to enjoy the surf and sand of the Pacific. Somewhat secluded yet close to ammenities, It's the perfect spot to enjoy a few hours of fun and then head to nearby Samara for lunch and shopping.

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Lorraine M
Reviewed 28 April 2017

The beach is spectacular. The rows of palm trees make this a wonderful spot to spend the day protected from the tropical sun. The sand is light but the water can be far from the shade and you'll have to run or risk burning your...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank stewart h
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Beautiful, mostly deserted, palm-lined, absolutely gorgeous beach. Unfortunately again, the water wasn't that calm, too many waves for me to really super enjoy it. However, we certainly enjoyed just hanging out on the (very hot sand) beach and looking to the right and left and...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank suzieqGRENADA
Reviewed 10 March 2017

This is a wonderful beach for picnics, swimming and beach walks. Unfortunately it lacks basic facilities like toilets, garbage cans and a place to eat or drink. Many good spots to hang your hammock.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank renee636
Reviewed 27 January 2017

This is without question the very best beach anywhere. There are coconut trees all around the beach. NO BUSINESSES on the beach but picnic tables, the sand is white and the water slopes gently into the warn ocean. If you want to swim, have a...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank tomasSCruz
Reviewed 25 July 2016

This is by far my favourite beach that I have been on. White sand beaches, large waves to play in. I love the row of palm trees that provide shade, as we can't be in the hot Costa Rica sun for too long. Bring a...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank AugMomto3
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