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Reviewed July 25, 2019

A great beach which offers free access to it. It can get a bit crowded towards late morning but you will always find space to relax and enjoy.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Stefano B
Reviewed July 7, 2019

This a a great beach with good waves for the kids. Chair rental as well as boogie board and paddle board rental is available on site. Lunch is available on the beach in the shade at Limonada and they have great activities for the kids...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank mwilliams505
Reviewed March 8, 2019 via mobile

We visited this beach twice while renting a house on Playa Potrero. It’s surrounded by a huge high end development but still draws both locals and tourists, and was clearly a popular spot without being overcrowded. There is a bar and restaurant with solid food...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MEMPWR
Reviewed February 6, 2019 via mobile

Parked at La Catalinas and walked through the resort to the beach. Very nice beach, ok snorkelling. Nice restaurant there and the view from the road on the drive there is amazing .

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 120kristip
Reviewed January 31, 2019

My family and I drive a bit further just to come to this beach. My husband and I came here several times during this visit. It has a very nice restaurant with outside seating, a great little surf shop we visit each time and the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Betsey L
Reviewed January 27, 2019 via mobile

Great beach with public parking lot. Then you have to walk like 500 mts from the parking to the beach.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank sheerin_99
Reviewed January 21, 2019 via mobile

This is a really pretty area. The u.s. a lot of construction here now so this may get crowded once all of the development is done. The seemed to be fair number of locals hanging out for the day. The is a public parking area...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RodneyB399
Reviewed January 16, 2019

This is a very nice beach, all for Las Catalinas. It is Costa-Rica casual, meaning it doesn't have beachside loungechairs or showers but it is in a bit of a cove so good for swimming.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank sharonlevine63
Reviewed December 4, 2018

Keep walking over to Dantita if you've made it this far. Cool spot, but swimming, etc. is much better up the path.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tweeting_Travel
Reviewed November 5, 2018

We loved Playa Danta. Unfortunately, we were only able to enjoy it for a few of the 8 days we were in Costa Rica due to a Red Tide issue. Would have loved to spend more time.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Michele P
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