Costa Rica is also known for its eco-tourism and has claim to some of the top beaches in the world like Santa Teresa and Malpais and some very nice black sand beaches. Most of the beaches here are very close to each other and almost a walkable distance. Therefore, one can travel to a number of beaches in one day. Beside the big tourist beaches, Costa Rica also has small beaches, which provide the serenity and the best silence of nature one can offer.
Some of the famous beaches in Costa Rica are Esterillos, Jaco, Boca Barranca, Manual Antonio, Playa Conchal, Playa Hermosa, Playa Tamarindo, and Playa de Coco.