Sunny days, awesome surf and stunning beaches are three ways that best describe the North Pacific Coast of Costa Rica. Entirely encompassed by Guanacaste province
, this part of the country is the most visited, yet it is also one of the least populated parts of Costa Rica. Among the best and most easily accessible diving sites in the country, the North Pacific Coast has an abundance of marine life, especially around the Isla Santa Catalina area, Playas del Coco
and Playa Ocotal
Map of North Pacific Coast
Today, areas like Tamarindo are also becoming increasingly popular and little fishing villages are exploding all over the place, with more and more foreigners wanting to move here to find a piece of paradise. The beaches in the North Pacific Coast are some of the most beautiful beaches in the entire country. They are vast and always sunny, with endless coves and pristine shorelines just a short walk away from one another. Some of these areas are quickly being developed with luxury resorts
, while others are still small fishing villages just waiting to be discovered.
This part of the country is also home to the luxurious Papagayo Gulf, which is being developed as an ultra modern resort town. Housing the most expensive hotel in the country, the Four Seasons, this area is geared towards the traveler who wants the very best.
Known for its amazing beaches and unparalleled surf the North Pacific Coast has quite a bit to offer.