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Playa Brasilito

45 kms from the town of Santa Cruz, Costa Rica
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good29%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“nice beach” (6 reviews)
“beach town” (2 reviews)
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45 kms from the town of Santa Cruz, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Dont come here if you are expecting paradise! Brasilito is one of my favourite beaches..I live near here and I am just laughing at the reviews I have just read because what is described is what you may find in any CR beach town..The difference...More

1  Thank silkfunkybrit
Reviewed 30 July 2017

This beach is located in the center a large touristic area which includes the areas of Conchal, Flamingo and Potrero, among other. Brasilito has a lot of places to enjoy beach related activities. Try local or international food in the multiple restaurants located in the...More

1  Thank SBE73
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Run-down, dirty beach with hypodermic needles and condoms lying around. Also has open drainage running directly into the ocean from a nearby shanty town. Pity it has so much potential. Avoid it for now.

Thank Lead S
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

We have driven all over Costa Rica and my husband and I hated this place, luckily we were just driving through. Extremely dirty, locals were trying to get us the pay for parking at the beach, and my husband was approached by some guy begging...More

Thank lknvrb4
Reviewed 12 May 2017

A noisy, boisterous and untidy area; unlike anything we had seen in all of Costa Rica. Maybe OK for the locals, but definitely not for us. Nothing to recommend about this place. Drive 20 minutes south to Playa Grande and you'll be in another world.

1  Thank Chris M
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I guess that when you go on holidays and the place you stayed at is not what you expected or is simply awful, you will not share it with your friends, on social media, blogs, etc. No, you'll pretend you had a good time! That's...More

1  Thank Aralya
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Having been travelling around Costa Rica including visits to many of its totally undeveloped and stunning southern beaches, arrival at Brasilito was a shock! We certainly don't agree that this place has charm and a local feel. In fact, the whole place was a mess,...More

1  Thank WaterwaysExplorer
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Playa Brasilito is a totally underrated beach. I found the waves excellent for body surfing and the beach quiet and untouristy. If you walk North on the beach there is a completely quiet area with a little island out front you can swim out to....More

Thank Eddie W
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We are staying in Brasilito as part of our honeymoon trip. We chose the area as it was described as 'local', which is what we want when we travel abroad...if we didn't, I don't see why we would bother travelling! So we arrived in Brasilito....More

Thank JoPullan
Reviewed 31 December 2016

By far, the prettiest, least crowded and widest beach we explored in Guanacaste. Had a rental car, so went to

2  Thank Newtzlaw
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