Playa Esterillos

Central Pacific

No crowds, chocolate colored beaches, and great surf best describe the beaches of Esterillos. You may never see another person as you stroll down the beaches where palms and almond trees line the forest edge and the clear blue waters invite you to go for a swim. This serene, contiguous stretch of beach is made up of Esterillos Oeste to the west and Esterillos Este to the east, appropriately, where you will find plenty of accommodations laced throughout.

This part of the Central Pacific has one of the most consistent and cleanest breaks for surfers. Waves frequently break head high and are great year round. Besides surfing, the waters are friendly towards all sorts of activities, such as horseback riding. At low tide, the size of the beach increases dramatically, creating a blemish free vastness of dark sand waiting to be explored by beach combers.
Accommodations are sprinkled throughout the Esterillos area— from those providing direct beach access, to lodgings further back through the dense secondary forest, to the lush hillside which overlooks this peaceful morsel of paradise.

Esterillos can be reached by either north or south from Highway 34 (Costanera Sur). Quepos and nearby Manuel Antonio National Park are an hours drive down the highway to the south. Just 20 minutes south of Playa Hermosa, Playa Esterillos is a great stop for any travelers seeking soothing ocean breezes and plenty of sunshine and shade.

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Alma del Pacifico

Playa Esterillos

Air Conditioning

Bar

Free Breakfast

Jacuzzi

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4.6 / 5.0
From$260

Alma del Pacifico

Alma del Pacifico on Playa Esterillos Este lies between Jaco Beach and Quepos, on the Central Pacific of Costa Rica. The hotel fronts the expansive beach of Playa...

4.6 / 5.0
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Hotel La Dolce Vita

Playa Esterillos

Air Conditioning

Cable TV

Free Breakfast

Restaurant

Swimming Pool

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From$84

Hotel La Dolce Vita

Located on the shores of the Central Pacific Ocean, Hotel La Dolce Vita provides guests the opportunity to enjoy the beaches of Esterillos Oeste. The hotel offers the...

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Hotel Pelicanos

Playa Esterillos

Air Conditioning

Bar

Free Breakfast

Restaurant

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From$133

Hotel Pelicanos

When you stay at Hotel Pelicanos you’ll be within 164 feet (50 m) of the beach. Playa Esterillos is a peaceful stretch of sand where you can feel like you have a little...

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