Beginning at the boarder with Nicaragua and running the full length of the Nicoya Peninsula the winding coastline of the North Pacific is one of the sunniest spots in Costa Rica, which us great news for fans of Costa Rica's brilliant beaches.
Home to some of the most popular beaches in Costa Rica, each stretch of sand offers something different. The coral reef at Playa San Juanillo calms the surf making this the perfect place to relax and watch the sunset. Then there's Playa Conchal, a 2km swathe of iconic beachfront that's regarded as one of the best-kept secrets in Costa Rica.
However, the North Pacific Coast isn't all about beach holidays and surfing; the Guanacastle lowlands are one of the most important dry forest reserves in the country and a great place to see all kinds of mammal and bird species.