Situated approximately 45 minutes south of Golfito, Playa Zancudo is a fabulous six kilometer long black sandy beach which is a great place for a holiday.  The gentle lapping waters which are beautifully clear make this beach great for anyone wanting to get away from everyday life and chill out in the sun.  With beautiful lush surroundings, Playa Zancudo has everything you will need for a relaxing laid back holiday.

The swimming conditions here are excellent which makes it a popular holiday destination for locals and foreigners, but it is also a great surfing and fishing location. Playa Zancudo is known to be the number one fishing spot in Costa Rica. For those who like to be at one with nature, Playa Zancudo is an excellent choice as there are many species of wildlife here too.

This is a popular destination for surfers and fishers due to the great surf and amazing sports fishing.  It is also great for nature lovers as there is a great laid back atmosphere in the area and the accommodation is reasonable.  There are a few bars and restaurants and the nightlife is good to.

There are also plenty of water sports and other activities to be indulged in including water skiing, kayaking tours, scuba diving and horseback riding.

Playa Zancudo Costa Rica | Playa Zancudo Surf
Playa Zancudo Costa Rica | Playa Zancudo Surf

Surfing conditions here suit surfers of all experience so anyone can have a go.  There are consistent beach breaks here with left and right peaks.  Wave lengths can vary from 150 meters right up to 500 meters and they can reach over eight feet in height.  Surfing is suitable on all tides which makes it a popular location at any time.