Playa Carrillo

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Playa Carrillo
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Julie W
Baltimore, MD11 contributions
Jun 2022
It's a gorgeous beach to stroll with gorgeous sunsets. Avoid the freshwater inlets draining into the ocean as there can be crocodiles (very close to beach).
Written 3 July 2022
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Joanne H
Princeton, NJ163 contributions
Apr 2022 • Solo
Nice, clean beach. Safe, quiet town. Beach is long. Great if you want to run or walk. I opted for Carillo instead of Samara because I prefer places with less hustle and bustle. Got to and from Playa Carillo by public bus. Awesome spot to watch the sunset!
Written 5 May 2022
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BuckhornOntario
Buckhorn, Canada730 contributions
Mar 2022
This is by far the best beach - wide, even at high tide. Clean and never crowded. The ocean is great for swimming at the north end and for jumping the waves at the south end.
Written 26 March 2022
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E F
Myrtle Beach, SC28 contributions
Feb 2022
This area was quiet, laid back, not americanized and a perfect place to relax and regroup. Hotel Leyenda was a perfect place to stay if you want to relax
Written 21 February 2022
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Rochelle F
Randolph, NJ784 contributions
Jan 2022 • Couples
This is a beautiful beach ! It is a wide beach. The water is beautiful, very clear. No rocks so barefoot is fine. The beach is lined with palm trees so you can find shade. On sundays you can rent a beach chair and canopy from one of the locals (who also frequent this beach). There are no facilities so bring water and snacks. Vendors sometimes do come around with coconuts , ceviche and other homemade goods.
We saw a few boats bring snorkelers at the end of the beach towards samara and plan to swim there from the end of the beach before we leave
This beach is a hidden gem if you like beautiful beaches, sun, and sea and can bring your own blanket and water. We have been there 2x this week and will be back before we leave.
Written 17 January 2022
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Jiri K
176 contributions
Nov 2021
We had been to this beach many times as it is the best beach in the area. Good for families with kids as the depth increases gradually and the waves are manageable. Very long, with fine sand, not too busy even during the weekends.
Written 14 November 2021
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Grossen76
Burke, VA83 contributions
Jul 2021
We own a house in Samara, but I have always liked Carrillo better, even when I was a young buck. The beach is much cleaner and more beautiful. The waves are smaller but who cares unless you are a surfer. I hope to move to Carrillo later on from Samara. It seems so much more spiritual and clean.
Written 9 July 2021
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Brian A
Centerville, UT324 contributions
Jan 2021 • Couples
Long, gorgeous beach with plenty of shade by the road. Beautiful sunsets and lots of space to stroll, or spread out and spend the day.
Written 24 January 2021
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lfay
Wilmington, NC15 contributions
Jan 2021
Enjoyed this gorgeous beach so much! The palms provided plenty of shade while watching the kids playing in the calm, warm water. There are some tables to picnic as well.
Written 9 January 2021
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eduardobri2
Highland Park, IL39 contributions
Dec 2020 • Family
We’ve been to several beaches in Costa Rica. Of the ones we’ve visited this one is the best. Not good for surfers but for laying in the sun and going to the water definitely highly recommended.
Written 25 December 2020
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