Playa Herradura, Costa Rica

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Playa Herradura (Herradura Beach) is a coastal town on the Central Pacific Region of Costa Rica. It is located about 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) north of Jacó in the province of Puntarenas. The name Herradura (horseshoe) refers to the bays horseshoe shape. The town has developed into an important tourist destinations in Costa Rica. This has been in part thanks to Los Suenos Resort and Marina. The resort and related amenities, including a full service five star Marina, have positioned the town as the Fishing Capital of Costa Rica. The Marina is home to the largest fleet of Sports fishing boats in the country.

Located right next door to Jaco Beach and 1hr hour from Costa Rica's primary International airport in San Jose, the Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO), Playa Herradura and the Jaco Beach region has become the most popular tourist destination in all of Costa Rica. Major grocery stores, wide variety of restaurants, pharmacies, nightlife, and an abundant selection of hotels, Surf lessons in playa Jaco, Sports fishing and Fly boarding / jet boarding at Los Sueños Resort and Marina or The Banana Boat rides are a great way to check out Herradura Bay . vacation rental condos and homes and the country's best collection of tours and excursions contribute to this region's vast popularity with foreigners and locals.

Coordinates: 9°39′35″N 84°38′05″W / 9.659748°N 84.634638°W / 9.659748; -84.634638