Caribbean Getaway Destination!
Playa Cocles is a spectacular surf beach located just south of Puerto Viejo on Costa Rica’s stunning Caribbean coast. With long stretches of strikingly beautiful beaches and waves sure to be appreciated by every level of surfer, Playa Cocles is a quiet, peaceful destination. This beachside village consists of very few facilities. Although it is the perfect place to immerse yourself in the culture and tranquility of small town. And still being close to great activities and restaurants and bars. Bicycles and scooters are for rent for getting around between the beach and the village and to the other small towns in the area. The community of Cocles has banded together in recent years to provide. Here lifeguard support at the beach which is uncommon. The community still try’s their best to make the beaches as safe and enjoyable as possible for all!
So Much to Do in the Area of Playa Cocles!
The area surrounding Playa Cocles is full of many activities. There are also many days when you can enjoy the beautiful beaches and surf breaks! Both the Cahuita National Park with its spectacular coral reef and the Gandoca Manzanillo Wildlife Refuge. Also home to many of the unique plants and animals of the area. There are great opportunities for snorkeling, mountain biking, kayaking, and stand-up paddleboarding. We also suggest fishing trips with local guides if you are interested in catching your dinner. Come enjoy a day on the beautiful water of the Caribbean! Cultural excursions to the local indigenous BriBri community or the Talamanca Indian Reserve are also an option. What a place to see a little bit of Costa Rica!
A Surfer’s Paradise!
With a series of beach breaks and shallow sandbar, the best time for surfing in this area is either first thing in the morning or at mid-high tide. However, waves are pretty consistent most of the day. So if you miss a peak period, you will still have a very good time! Currents are a concern as they are in many areas of Costa Rica but are not of too much concern. This sandy bottom beach offers great opportunities to perfect your skills and experience some of the best of Costa Rica’s legendary surf community!