Palo Seco Beach, Parrita

#11 of 32 in Beaches in Province of Puntarenas
Beach · Nature / Park
Treat your feet to the soft black sand of Palo Seco Beach as you stroll by the Pacific Ocean. Abundant with palm trees, sea shells, and surf friendly waters, the long thin stretch of beach is an excellent location to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Bring your own food and retreat to one of the picnic areas under the shade of trees. Collect sea shells as you walk along the sand and look out for hermit crabs dashing towards the water. Be aware of strong currents and rips if you decide to go swimming. A picturesque sunset awaits those who stick around until dusk. Start your trip to Parrita by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.
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  • We stayed at the Coco Mar Condos Hotel a beach front property with most rooms having deep verandas that look over the ocean. We were blessed with beautiful weather so we walked every morning on...  more »
  • This beach is absolutely stunning and surprising that it’s not populated with commercial properties. The sand being so dark is a beautiful sight within itself. It can get very hot late in the...  more »
  • Went there almost every night for sunset ... awesome!
  • Nice spot, very quiet and beautiful beach, not crowded at all, loved it
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