Playa Esterillos, Jaco, Central Pacific Costa Rica
This section of Costa Rica's Central Pacific has one of the most consistent and cleanest breaks for surfers. Waves frequently break head high and are great year round. Besides Surfing, the waters are friendly towards all sorts of activities, such as Horseback riding, ATVs, sport fishing, kayaking and more. At low tide, the size of Esterillos beach increases dramatically, creating a blemish free vastness of dark sand waiting to be explored by beach combers.
Costa Rica hotel accommodations, cabinas and vacation rentals are sprinkled throughout the Esterillos area— some with direct beach access, some further back through the dense secondary forest, to the lush hillside which overlooks this peaceful morsel of paradise.
Esterillos can be reached by either the north or south end from Highway 34 (Costanera Sur). Quepos and nearby Manuel Antonio National Park are an hours drive down the highway to the south.
Just 20 minutes south of Playa Hermosa, Playa Esterillos is a great stop for any travelers seeking soothing ocean breezes and plenty of sunshine and shade.
Esterillos is located near the fun town of Jaco Beach, which offers shopping, an large assortment of accommodations from Cabinas, Camping, Hotels, Condominiums and Vacations Rentals. The town has amazing restaurants from local fresh seafood, Mexican, to French dining and more. Nightlife includes bars, discos, casinos, sunset tours and karaoke. Your find ample adventure tours available.