Things To Do in Coco

Playas del Coco offers quaint streets filled with restaurants suited to a variety of tastes and budgets, shopping, an array of nightlife, and of course, beautiful Coco beach itself.

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Locally you'll find eco-friendly fun activities like:

  • Beachcombing
  • Snorkeling
  • Scuba Diving
  • Horseback Riding
  • Parasailing
  • Canoeing
  • Deep Sea Fishing for species like tuna, wahoo, and marlin
  • Jet Ski tours
  • Sunset Sailing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sea Kayaking
  • Monkey watching right in downtown Coco
  • ATV Tours

Within an hour’s drive or ride by tourismo bus, you’ll find:

  • trendy shopping in Tamarindo
  • Turtle Watching at Las Baulas National Park
  • Zip-lining at Monkey Park
  • Congo Trail Canopy Tour
  • Parque Volcan Rincon de la Vieja
  • White Water Rafting  
  • Guanacaste National Park
  • Witches Rock Canopy Tour
  • Lomas de Barbudal Biological Reserve
  • Gourmet Coffee Tour 
  • Llanos de Cortez Waterfall
  • Horseback Riding 
  • Bird Watching & Wildlife Viewing
  • Llanos de Cortes Waterfalls
  • Africa Mia Safari Park
  • Eco-Tours 
  • Hiking 
  • Golfing (20 minutes from Coco)

    Available excursion trips ranging from one day or more by turismo bus include:

      The location of Playas del Coco is unique in that it offers a cocoa colored sand beach while within ten minutes on either side of Coco, you’ll find the white sands of Playa Ocotal or the black sands (with gold flecks!) of Playa Hermosa or Playa Panama.  Read more: Beaching it in Playas del Coco and Best Beaches in Costa Rica - Nicoya Peninsula.

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