Cieneguita Beach, Limón, Costa Rica

Playa Cieneguita

A Popular Beach in Limón downtown

If you are near the center of Limón and you like open beaches with plenty of space, this is the one. After Bonita beach it is the most popular among the locals.

There are recreation areas such as basketball court, play for children, there are enough benches and shade.

It is a pleasant beach with a good view, but you should bear in mind that according to the Costa Rican Police reports, Cieneguita is one of the neighborhoods with the most reports of clashes with the police.

Sunset View

Sunrise, yes



Beach Swimming


Beach Length

1000 m

Beach Sand


Beach Shadow


Beach Accessibility


Underwater Stones

A few


Cieneguita Beach, in Limón province, located 160 km east of San José, and 3 km from Limón downtown, Costa Rica.

How to get there

4 hours driving from San José with regular traffic, drive to route 32, passing Zurquí Tunnel, then continue trough Guápiles, Pócora, Siquirres and Matinal then take route to Limón downtown, is located 3.5 km south from Limón.

Nearby Beaches

  1. Los Baños Beach (1.5 km)
  2. Piuta Beach (3 km)
  3. Bonita Beach 6.5 km)
  4. Moín Beach (12 km)
  5. Vizcaya Beach (18 km)
  6. Grande Beach (Cahuita) (40 km)
  7. Black Beach (Cahuita) (42 km)

Other activities

  • Kayak Tour
  • ATV Tour
  • Snorkeling
  • Diving
  • Jet Ski Tours

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