Playa Manzanillo Beach


Playa Manzanillo Beach Vacation & Travel Guide

Located on the beautiful Caribbean coast of Costa Rica, Playa Manzanillo is a secluded and stunning beach that offers a truly unique and unforgettable experience. The beach is surrounded by a lush green jungle, providing a tranquil and natural setting perfect for those seeking a peaceful and relaxing vacation.

Playa Manzanillo's soft, white sand and crystal-clear waters are perfect for swimming, sunbathing, and enjoying various water sports, including snorkeling and kayaking. The beach is surrounded by coral reefs, allowing one to explore the colorful marine life and underwater world of the Caribbean.

One of the beach's most notable features is the Punta Uva rock formation that rises from the sea at the south end of the beach. This unique natural landmark offers stunning views and is a popular spot for photography.

The beach is surrounded by various accommodations, ranging from luxurious beachfront villas to rustic jungle lodges, making finding the perfect lodging option to suit your needs easy. There are also several restaurants and cafes in the vicinity, offering a variety of local and international cuisine, including fresh seafood and traditional Costa Rican dishes.

Playa Manzanillo is also located near several nature reserves, providing cultural and ecological exploration opportunities. Visitors can explore the nearby Gandoca-Manzanillo Wildlife Refuge, home to various exotic wildlife, including monkeys and sloths.

Playa Manzanillo is a must-visit destination for anyone exploring Costa Rica's Caribbean coast. With its stunning natural features, secluded location, and convenient access to nature reserves and accommodations, Playa Manzanillo promises to provide a memorable and rejuvenating beach vacation experience.

Playa Manzanillo Photos

Beach infrastructure

Beach Loungers


There are usually quite a few people on the Playa Manzanillo from May to November.

Playa Manzanillo Beach Weather

Air and water temperature

The air temperature at Playa Manzanillo allows sunbathing all year round.

Some people feel that the water at Playa Manzanillo is too warm from April to February.

Average Monthly Rainy Days

From May to December Playa Manzanillo has rainy season. This is something to keep in mind when planning your trip since it is quite possible that you may be unable to sunbathe.

Sports on the Beach





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