Playas de Nosara: Garza Bay and Beach to the south (known for excellent sport fishing and surf);
Guiones Beach: reputation for consistent, very good to excellent surf and miles of white sand beach;
Pelada Beach: a beautiful sandy beach with coves, a blowhole, a shell collector's dream, and copses of Coconut and Plumeria trees;
Nosara Beach: black sand, borders the Nosara River- great for fishing and boat trips;
Ostional Beach: also black sand- home of the famous Olive Ridley turtle arrivadas
(protected nesting site). Also known for great surf.