Cocles Beach - Costa Rica

In Costa Rica you can surf on both coasts.
In Costa Rica you can surf on both coasts.

Playa Cocles is located in the Caribbean region of Costa Rica, in the province of Limon, close to Puerto Viejo.

This is a place full of reggae flavor with a laid back atmosphere. You will find hotels for all budgets here. And there are numerous restaurants and places to purchase typical souvenirs in this small town.

The Villagers make great efforts to protect their beach and local businesses pay life guards to patrol it.

The lifeguard tower of Cocles Beach.
The lifeguard tower of Cocles Beach.
There is a perfect beach break on the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica...

Playa Cocles is well known among surfers. The waves break to the left and right over a sandy bottom.

But even here the waves can get too big for beginners on some days. Ask a lifeguard about the beach and surf conditions before swimming or surfing.

Cocles Beach on the map

Cocles Beach on the map

Facts about Cocles Beach, Costa Rica

  • Playa Cocles is located in the province of Limon.
  • Lifeguards are on duty at Playa Cocles.

Driving times and distances

  • Distance from San Jose to Playa Cocles: 215.2 kilometers respectively 133.9 miles.
  • Travel time from San Jose to Playa Cocles: 4.40 hours.
  • Distance from Liberia to Playa Cocles: 426.5 kilometers respectively 265.2 miles.
  • Travel time from Liberia to Playa Cocles: 8.45 hours.

The main road passes very close to the beach, you can't miss it.

Hotels and surfboard rentals are available directly next to the beach.



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