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Located just a two-hour drive from San José and 45 minutes from Manuel Antonio, on the Pacific coast Esterillos is a shell-strewn, long, expansive and scenic beach.

It is perfect for walking, jogging, exploring, sunbathing and dramatic waves have made this a renowned surfing beach.

Esterillos, Costa RicaThere's ample shade under the palm and almond trees, plus hammocks and chaise lounges for relaxing, and there's almost always a refreshing breeze.

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    Our expert guides to exploring Esterillos

    Written by our specialists from their own experiences of visiting Esterillos, these guides will help you make the most of your time there. We share both our practical recommendations and the best ways to appreciate Esterillos at its best.

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    Accommodation choices for Esterillos

    We’ve selected a range of accommodation options for when you visit Esterillos. Our choices usually come recommended for their character, facilities and service or location. Our specialists always aim to suggest properties that match your preferences.