Ocotal Beach, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Ocotal Beach

Vegetation and Calm

Playa Ocotal has a unique beauty: A rich, very green vegetation, bathed in black sand, with rocky ends (On its left side you can cross and enjoy a landscape rocky and small natural pools).

Its waters are very calm, it is special for people who are afraid of the waves of the sea, because there are practically no waves, and its depth is shallow.

The beach has hotels with beautiful views and swimming pools towards the sea , also a good lot of fishing boats and yachts dock.

Sunset View

Partial View (Blocked by little rock island)



Beach Swimming

Yes, very calm sea

Beach Length

1/3 mile / 600 meters

Beach Sand

Sand is light brown and dark brown mixed

Beach Shadow

Yes, enough and beautiful trees for shadow

Beach Accessibility

No wheelchair access

Underwater Stones

No, smooth floor, easy to walk


Playa Ocotal, located 3km south of Playa del Coco in the canton of Carrillo in Guanacaste, 40km from Liberia, the head of the province.

How to get there

They are only 3km south of Playa del Coco, the most popular place in the area. It can be used to exercise and walk or ride a bike from this place to Ocotal, or failing that, it can take a maximum of 10 minutes by car.

Nearby Beaches

  1. Coco Beach (3km away)
  2. Hermosa Beach (7km away)
  3. Panama Beach (10km away)

Other activities

  • Tour Golfo de Papagayo
  • Tour Bahia Culebra

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