The Caribbean coast is a long trail of grey, black and white beaches, lined with coconut and almond trees. The atmosphere here is more relaxed than on the Pacific. Playa Tambor and Cahuita reef make up the diving destinations of the country.
The beaches in Costa Rica are amazing but they are not all safe for swimming, as the sea is often rough and frequented by sharks.© 123 RF
The Caribbean coast stretches from Panama to Limon. Gandoca Manzanillo in Cahuita is the most visited area.© 123 RF
Swimming is prohibited at some beaches so as to protect the turtles that breed there.© 123 RF
The white and black sand beaches in Costa Rica are lined with palm trees.© 123 RF
Cahuita National Park is known worldwide: it is the only protected area in the Greater Caribbean.© 123 RF