Playa Herradura

Central Pacific

Playa Herradura is a small beach located on the Central Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, about 3.5 miles (6km) north of the town Jaco. It's Spanish name means "horseshoe", which refers to the shape of the bay of this particular beach. Playa Herradura has different types of hotels, cabins, camping sites and restaurants.

Initially Herradura was a rural beach and sleepy little village. Nowadays the area has seen a lot of changes due to the demand of tourism and North-American property development. The prestigious and large hotel Marriott Los Suenos, with marina and golf course, is situated at Playa Herradura and is one of the largest tourism developments in Costa Rica.

If you are looking for activities like sport fishing and golf, then Playa Herradura is a great destination and you will find many options to keep busy. Its close proximity to the capital of San Jose makes Herradura a nice beach to escape to for those limited on time. The waters at Playa Herradura are a lot more tranquil than at surrounding beaches, making this a safe place for swimming.

The nearby located Carara National Park has a lot to offer to nature enthusiasts. Famous for its crocodiles in the Tarcoles River and mangroves where you could see birds such as toucans, macaws and herons, the trails in this park will allow you to see an abundance of wildlife and impressive flora.

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Villa Caletas

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Villa Caletas

Villa Caletas is located on the central Pacific coast, an hour and a half from San Jose and a short drive south of Jaco. Jaco, a popular beach destination, provides...

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Zephyr Palace

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Zephyr Palace

The small distinctive hotel of Zephyr Palace resides around the community of Jaco on the Central Pacific of Costa Rica. Jaco is a bustling town popular amongst surfers...

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Colina Luxury Condominiums

Playa Herradura

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4.7 / 5.0
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Colina Luxury Condominiums

The Los Sueños Resort is located along Playa Herradura, a small beach that’s set some 3.5 miles (6 km) north of Jacó. The resort is composed of a lavish rental home and...

4.7 / 5.0
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Marriott Los Suenos

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4.7 / 5.0
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Marriott Los Suenos

The Marriott Los Sueños is nestled between the warm waters of the Pacific and a 1,100-acre (445 ha) tropical forest along Costa Rica’s Central Pacific coast. Playa...

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Casa Puesta de Sol

Playa Herradura

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Casa Puesta de Sol

While you stay at the Casa Puesta del Sol vacation villa you’ll be a short distance from Los Sueños’ top attractions, including the golf course and the marina. In...

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Casa Patron

Playa Herradura

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Casa Patron

Casa Patron is a split-level vacation home in the Los Sueños resort complex. In addition to the private accommodations, you’ll also have access to resort amenities like...

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Casa Pacifica

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Casa Pacifica

Casa Pacifica is a spacious villa on the grounds of the Los Sueños resort complex. This is a luxury, 5-bedroom vacation home where you’ll have access to a robust...

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Casa Oasis

Playa Herradura

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Casa Oasis

You’ll find Casa Oasis on the grounds of the Los Sueños resort complex, just a short distance from the golf course and the Marina Village. You can visit the village to...

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