North Pacific Coast Sights



Playa Negra

Playa Negra Review

Contrary to the name, the beach is not black, but rather beige with dark streaks. This is primarily a surfer's beach, so it's not great for swimming because it tends to have big waves and is lined with rocks. There is one calm, short stretch of clear sand to the south of the Playa Negra Hotel, and at low tide a large tidal pool forms there. The spindly buttonwood trees that edge the beach provide sparse shade. Amenities: parking. Best for: surfing; walking.

Updated: 04-05-2013

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