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“nice beach”(10 reviews)
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Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
+506 2667 0062
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All reviews beach town nice beach hard rock cafe friendly town quaint little town lots of shops the main strip really enjoyed our visit average beach tourist spot by water taxi busy strip black volcanic sand soft sand great place to visit costa rica street vendors
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This place has a good vibe to it: friendly folks, shops and restaurants. I liked the walkway all along the beach with places to sit down and look at the sunset. The beach is not clean. It is littered with some trash and natural debris....More

Thank luke47
Reviewed 1 week ago

Coco is a msall beach town that is big enough to be interstting, but small enough to meet new friends one day and run into them again another day! The people are friendly and welcoming, and the beach is lovely. (It is a gray/volcanic sand...More

Thank MADWoman70
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very friendly atmosphere no paths but very safe locals are very friendly and the prices are very cheap unlike the hotel (I bought a carving of a iguana for $15 and the hotel price $33) go to the bottom where the beach is and turn...More

1  Thank connah w
Reviewed 1 week ago

I came in 2009 and still love it, go numerous times a year. Friendly town with good people, restaurants and bars are great, beach is not the best in Costa Rica but there are several other good ones close by. This town is a central...More

Thank sharonlang
Reviewed 1 week ago

The main attraction is the beach located on a calm cove. The sand is volcanic brown firmly packed so don't expect soft and fluffy sand if you want to lay out in the sun. My main activity is the diving but there's also tours available...More

Thank Aaron K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Coco beach is a nice relax town that deserve to be visited. It offer a good choice of restaurants and bars as 4 grocery stores and plenty hotel , tour operator are available for all kinds of exciting tours...

1  Thank Flowergirl902
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of people out on the beach having fun, looked like lots of local families hanging out which was nice.

Thank spitfirem2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The view is great, beach is ok...brown sand. There is a bit of a beach promenade with some beach bars, and lots of souvenir shops....would be much nicer if there wasn’t garbage all over the streets. Would not be a place I would hang out...More

Thank WorldTvlerParker_CO
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the fish spa is awesome, try it! i would say you need at least 3 hours to enjoy this area. hard rock cafe at other end of the block.

2  Thank ddemers12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had loads of fun during the breaths cancer aware week. Loads of activities after diving. Stuck with rich coast dive team and enjoyed the local atmosphere

1  Thank Passport09979112913
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Cathy H
4 October 2018|
Response from Hello T | Reviewed this property |
Hi Cathy Playa del coco itself is not ideal for snorkelling but there are tour companies which you can easily find who specialise in snorkelling tours and scuba diving. My suggestion would be to ask important questions... More
22 April 2018|
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Response from Jenny G | Reviewed this property |
It really depends on how much you will be spending....more expensive restaurants or doing your own cooking etc... I liked using the local currency although US funds are accepted everywhere. Some restaurants though give a 2... More
5 March 2018|
Response from BajaDaveHouston | Reviewed this property |
There are good dentists and a good emergency clinic in Coco. For dental surgery you will probably go to Liberia, twenty miles away. Medical and dental tourism is number one in Costa Rica taking over Mexico’s spot. A member... More