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The Best Costa Rica Beaches

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Costa Rica Beaches

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    Playa Manuel Antonio , Manuel Antonio
    Within a national park, Playa Manuel Antonio allows you to combine a bit of history with a lot of classic sun-and-sand fun. The stone turtle
    Tours from $55
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    Playa Conchal , Playa Conchal
    Along the shores of the Pacific Ocean lies Playa Conchal, a memorable shell-sand beach. With calm, crystal clear waters, the beach serves as
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    Samara Beach , Playa Samara
    Experience the mellow atmosphere of Samara Beach, a stretch of white sand on Costa Rica's Pacific coast. Its calm, shallow waters make it a g
    Tours from $45
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    Puerto Viejo Beach , Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
    Enjoy the unusually dark sand of Puerto Viejo Beach, favored for its proximity to the town, with plenty of action and activities to keep ever
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    Playa Santa Teresa , Santa Teresa
    Take a trip to Playa Santa Teresa, an attractive and popular part of the coast. The sandy expanse offers a wide space for relaxation and recr
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