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 bay's horseshoe shape. The town has developed into an important tourist destination 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 Jacó Beach and one hour from Costa Rica's primary International airport in San José, the Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO), Playa Herradura and the Jacó Beach region has become the most popular tourist destination in all of Costa Rica. Major grocery stores, a wide variety of restaurants, pharmacies, nightlife, and an abundant selection of hotels, surf lessons in Playa Jacó, 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