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Playa Herradura

Playa Herradura

Quick Facts

  • Location : 6 miles north of Jaco
  • Altitude : Sea level

Dotted with excellent seafood restaurants, Herradura's horseshoe-shaped beach features cinnamon sands and calm waters. The beach is also a jumping off point for snorkeling and dive trips to nearby reefs. Visitors can kayak or stand up paddleboard out to Herradura Island, which has a small, seldom crowded shore.

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Herradura is home to Los Suenos Marina, a full-service port packed with charter boats that ply the seas for big game fish, including billfish, marlin, mahi mahi and tuna. Los Suenos also has an 18-hole golf course, La Iguana, and four different restaurants set beside the marina.

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