Playa Esterillos

Playa Esterillos, Costa Rica is one of the country’s less-developed beach areas. visitors who want to go to a beach that hasn’t seen a lot of commercial development often prefer this area. It’s about 20 minutes away from the town of Jaco, which makes it very convenient for most visitors. The southern part of the beach is home to an estuary, which is what the beach is named after. The northern part contains an active fishing community. The beach has western and eastern divisions called Esterillos Este and Esterillos Oeste. Esterillos Oeste is home to some of the best surfing spots in the area.

Playa Estrillos, Central Pacific, Costa RicaPlaya Esterillos has a history of being a fishing community, and with most of the area being relatively undeveloped, you can see a lot of beautiful, tropical forest in the area. There are a lot of palm trees and almond trees dotting the beach areas. Many tourists choose to stay in eco-tourist hotels that are located further into the forest areas. Some of the national parks that are within reasonable driving distance of this community are Carara National Park, Manuel Antonio National Park, and Marino Ballena National Park. This area is largely unaffected by human interference.

This area of Costa Rica was originally inhabited by the Chibcha people. When the Spanish arrived in the 16th century, a combination of conflicts with the Spanish and disease epidemics contributed to a major loss of the original culture. During Spanish colonial times, Costa Rica was a part of Guatemala, and was considered to be a poorer colony. The country gained independence in 1889, and the central area made most of its income from fishing in the coastal areas and raising crops further inland. A rise in eco-tourism has made this area very popular with visitors from around the world.

Playa Esterillos generates much of its income from tourism. Two hotels are found on the beach, as well as vacation houses. These accommodations provide guests with great amenities. However, they are of a size that does not disturb the area’s ecological habitats. There are also a number of fun water and outdoor activities for visitors that generate necessary income. Kayak, raft and catamaran tours are very popular with tourists. These tours provide unique opportunities to see local wildlife, including colorful tropical birds and playful monkeys. The water is also ideal for snorkeling, and several outfitters rent out snorkeling gear.

One reason to visit Playa Esterillos is the fact that the climate is warm all year long. The water is always warm, although January and February are considered to be the best times to visit for water sports. This is because the water is at its most calm during this time. Temperatures stay consistently warm, with coastal breezes. The months of December to April are considered to be the dry season. This area of Costa Rica sees most of the rain between May and November. Visitors can easily plan their activities around the seasonal changes.

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