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Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
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Beach is clean and water calm. Be sure to check tide schedule as the beach disappears at high tide. Loved the service of drinks delivered to your chair. Best to arrange for cab ride there. It is a bit of a hike from road to...More

Thank MonanRaymond B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My wife and I were on our honeymoon and were suggested this beach closest to our resort. We felt a but mislead as we were told it was walking distance. A few minutes ride from the golf cart, then a 10 minute walk down a...More

Thank bryany623
Reviewed 4 days ago

Really nice simple little beach - don't expect great facilities (no toilets and just a few people with cool boxes of refreshments), but worth a little time if you want to swim and don't fancy the bigger beaches. Chairs, shades, kayaks and SUPs can all...More

Thank 108jules
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a hidden gem. There were hardly any tourists. You could rent two lounge chairs and an umbrella for the day for $5 US - a much better deal than $5 US per chair at other beaches in the area. It is very remote,...More

1  Thank jessi_laur
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful beaches and laid back tourists! Its a great place to catch some rays and enjoy the beach! There are many activities around from boating, parasailing, and whale watching tours!

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at the Shana Hotel for a week , so i had a direct access to this beautiful hidden beach. I was there fast everyday and enjoyed every single moment .The walk between the hotel and the beach like five minutes was amazing. You can...More

Thank Guide14813380008
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The paradise on earth. The ideal place to relax and enjoy a quite ocean and the nature. We will keep good souvenirs in mind.

Thank milequintam
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After parking on the road, there is a trek downhill to the ocean. It’s a lovely cove but if the tide is in, like it was when we visited, then there isn’t much sandy beach for sunbathing or hanging out. Lots of squirrel monkeys so...More

Thank jfreid99
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Is it a beautiful beach and quiet (at least in the rainy season). It is hard to find the entrance and it is a 5 minute walk from the road

Thank Lucy v
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

A hidden paradise in the middle of the beauty of the nature. Behind it you have a jungle where all kind of animals are living. Of course the monkeys are the most funny.

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DiLav03
April 19, 2018|
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Response from Tina T | Reviewed this property |
Not the best for viewing sunsets as others have said. Plus there are no restaurants or bars within walking distance of this beach. This is a cover that you hike down to and it is surrounded by rocks at the bottom. The vendor... More
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Aliyyah m
September 6, 2017|
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Response from Karla G | Reviewed this property |
It's 328 km away from Limon which would be about 6hrs
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Lorena K
March 14, 2017|
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Response from CanadaTeresa | Reviewed this property |
Shana hotel is lovely and Biesanz beach is an easy walk from the hotel -5-10 minutes at most. It is s beautiful quite beach, perfect with a baby. Getting up to the main road is much more difficult.
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