Tortuguero and the Caribbean Coast Sights

Playa Cocles

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Fodor's Review

The sand gets a bit lighter and the crowd slightly more upscale—it is still Puerto Viejo, though—a couple of kilometers outside of town. Fewer vendors will pester you here than in the town itself, and it'll be mostly you and other travelers. (If there's nobody around, don't linger. There's always safety in numbers.) As with all Puerto Viejo area beaches, the undertow can be strong on Cocles. Never venture out too far. Amenities: food and drink. Best for: partiers; sunrise; surfing.

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2 km (1 mile) southeast of Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, 70403, Costa Rica


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