Located south of Puntarenas lies Playa Tivives, an untouched and idyllic beach which has many relaxing features for those wishing to vacation here. Be warned however, that this location is only for those who want peace and quiet!
You could choose from activities such as horseback riding along the beautiful beach, fishing in the waters or just go for a long peaceful walk on the beach. Playa Tivives is also a perfect spot for surfing.
The surf quality here is very good with consistent waves to suit only the experienced surfers. It has a beach break which peaks on both left and right. Rides are very powerful and fast they reach about 50 meters . There is a rocky point called "Valor" or Courage in English. Suitable in low outgoing tide, the waves here can reach up to ten feet and it is hollow and powerful. To get to this point you will need to paddle across the river. It is quite remote here and if you intend to visit Playa Tivives to catch some waves, be prepared for the lack of shops, restaurants or places to stay. It is only for adventure seekers.