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dramatic landscape of Dominicalito beach

Playa Dominicalito

Explore Dominicalito Beach

An authentic Costa Rican beach from the center Pacific Coast which is a good representation of Pura vida.

Here, you will meet surfers at high tide and families at low tide. There are also local fishermen on one side of the beach and local food stalls by the main entrance. Enjoy a “pipa” (fresh coconut juice) on a swing facing the sunset. Relax, admire the view. There are also beautiful rock formations and small islands on each side making this the perfect romantic and picturesque setting for your vacation.

Enjoy a stroll, head South, cross the river, meet the fishermen and see a couple of pelicans or discover the natural pools left by the sea at low tide if you make it North. By pushing a little further, you will be able to explore the beautiful Coconut grove. One way or the other, this will make for the perfect photoshoot opportunity and you will truly enjoy its authentic atmosphere.

Good to Know

Swimming
Better at low tide. Always be careful with rip currents (no lifeguards).
Surfing
Yes. For beginners to intermediate level.
Equipment
Local stalls for food and drinks.
Fee
None.

Access

Located just 5 minutes driving (South) from Dominical or 10-15 minutes from Uvita. Take the little dirt road in front of the soccer field.

We would like to remind you to always be careful with your car, keep it closed and do not leave any valuables inside.