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Osa Peninsula Beaches In Costa Rica

Osa Peninsula Beaches In Costa Rica
Some of the information below is an excerpt from our Costa Rica beach guide. If you haven’t yet decided to visit Costa Rica’s Osa Peninsula, and you’re open to visiting beaches in any region of Costa Rica, let the beaches in our countrywide beach guide direct you where to go:

80+ Costa Rica Beaches (In Photos) And Where To Find Them

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Costa Rica’s Osa Peninsula beaches

One of the most time-consuming parts of Costa Rica vacation planning is deciding on a beach destination, and with a total of 1,228 kilometers of coastline to choose from, the task isn’t an easy one. If you have no idea where you want to go in Costa Rica, our Costa Rica Destination Tool can help you with that; you can use it (as many times as you want) to narrow down 66 Costa Rica destinations according to nearly 150 criteria in less than 1 minute. Alternatively, if you’ve already decided to visit Costa Rica’s Osa Peninsula but you’re not sure which beaches are found in the region, you’re in the right place. Our article below covers 7 beaches that stretch out along Costa Rica’s Osa Peninsula, some popular and others remote, including Playa Cocalito, Playa Colorada, Playa Platanares, Playa Preciosa, Playa Puerto Jimenez, Playa San Josecito, and Playa Sirena.

If you’re destined for a different region of Costa Rica (not the Osa Peninsula), don’t miss our related blog posts:

Nicoya Peninsula Beaches In Costa Rica
Northern Pacific / Guanacaste Beaches In Costa Rica
Central Pacific Beaches In Costa Rica
Caribbean Beaches In Costa Rica

Osa Peninsula beaches map

We created the above map to showcase where each Osa Peninsula beach is located. Included on the map are the following sites:

  • Playa Cocalito (marked by a sun icon)
  • Playa Colorada (marked by a sun icon)
  • Playa Platanares (marked by a sun icon)
  • Playa Preciosa (marked by a sun icon)
  • Playa Puerto Jimenez (marked by a sun icon)
  • Playa San Josecito (marked by a sun icon)
  • Playa Sirena (marked by a sun icon)

Playa Cocalito (OP)

Playa Cocalito is located in the Osa Peninsula region of Costa Rica. It sits west of the coastal community of Agujitas, Costa Rica, otherwise known as Drake Bay.

Playa Colorada (OP)

Playa Colorada is located in the Osa Peninsula region of Costa Rica. It fronts the coastal community of Agujitas, Costa Rica, otherwise known as Drake Bay.

Playa Platanares (OP)

Playa Platanares (also known as Playa Preciosa) is located in the Osa Peninsula region of Costa Rica. It sits east of the coastal community of Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica. To learn more about Playa Platanares, including beach details, development, safety, access, parking, and more, see our related blog post: Photos of Playa Preciosa Costa Rica (Osa Peninsula) From Our Own Personal Collection.

Playa Preciosa (OP)

Playa Preciosa (also known as Playa Platanares) is located in the Osa Peninsula region of Costa Rica. It sits east of the coastal community of Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica. To learn more about Playa Preciosa, including beach details, development, safety, access, parking, and more, see our related blog post: Photos of Playa Preciosa Costa Rica (Osa Peninsula) From Our Own Personal Collection.

Playa Puerto Jimenez (OP)

Playa Puerto Jimenez is located in the Osa Peninsula region of Costa Rica. It fronts the coastal community of Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica.

Playa San Josecito (OP)

Playa San Josecito is located in the Osa Peninsula region of Costa Rica. It sits southwest of the coastal community of Agujitas, Costa Rica, otherwise known as Drake Bay.

Playa Sirena (OP)

Playa Sirena is located in the Osa Peninsula region of Costa Rica. It sits between the coastal communities of Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica, and Agujitas Costa Rica, otherwise known as Drake Bay. It falls within the boundary of the Corcovado National Park. You must pay the national park entrance fee to access this beach.

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Want to visit one of the Osa Peninsula beaches in Costa Rica? Don't miss these noteworthy beaches!
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