The charming beachside town of Esterillos Oeste in North Puntarenas is located on a particularly scenic stretch of Route 34, a short drive west from the nearby town of Esterillos Este
. Offering stunning views of the Gulf of Nicoya, an abundance of luxury vacation rental homes and access to some of the best surfing in Costa Rica
, Esterillos Oeste is an ideal destination for travelers hoping to experience the pura vida lifestyle for which Ticos are famous around the world.
Map of the Area
To experience everything that Esterillos Oeste has to offer, visitors spending time in the region should book an excursion with Esterillos Adventures. This tour company provides guests with a wide range of exciting adventure activities, from surfing to all-terrain vehicle (ATV) rides. The team at Esterillos Adventures has years of experience teaching people how to surf the waves off the coast of Esterillos Oeste, making them an ideal choice for novice surfers who want to enjoy the thrill of surfing for the first time.
For guests who would rather enjoy the Gulf of Nicoya without getting wet, Esterillos Adventures also offers a range of sportfishing expeditions
. This area is renowned for its abundance of fish, including black and blue marlin, sailfish and dorados, making it the perfect spot to cast a line and land a live one. Visitors who want to remain on dry land can head out into the lush rolling hills that surround Esterillos Oeste on an ATV
, or indulge in a leisurely trek through the countryside on horseback. Visitors who want to make the most of their time in this quaint seaside community should book a trip with Esterillos Adventures and experience everything that North Puntarenas has to offer.
Rooms with a View
When it comes to places to stay, Esterillos Oeste has plenty to offer. Tourists who want to experience the glorious sunset that Costa Rica's Pacific Coast is renowned for can stay in one of the many luxury beachfront vacation rentals
available in the area, and the Apartamentos Iguanas will not disappoint.
Many of these luxury oceanfront apartments overlook the pristine blue waters of the Gulf of Nicoya, and the service at the Apartamentos Iguanas is exceptional. Guests can enjoy a cocktail at sunset on private terraces that offer spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean, surrounded by palm trees and exotic birds. Much more than just a place to stay, this family-owned complex offers guests a home away from home on Costa Rica's gorgeous Pacific Coast.