Is Esterillos, Costa Rica Worth Visiting?  We Think Maybe...

Esterillos is a beach town on the Central Pacific Coast of Costa Rica.  It's a good alternative to...

Esterillos is located just north of Manuel Antonio. If you would like to visit the Manuel Antonio National Park as a day trip, this is a great alternative place to stay. 

Nearest International Airport Juan Santamaria Airport in San Jose Best Way to Get Around Rental car Best Time to Visit Dry season from late December until mid-April

Esterillos Background Info

Fun Things to Do in Esterillos

- Take a mangrove kayak tour - Visit Manuel Antonio National Park - Go horseback riding on the beach this town is a great jumping off point for day trips

Why Esterillos Isn't Heavily Viisted

The beaches in Esterillos are not the nicest. Plus, there isn't a whole lot to do. However, it has a nice relaxed vibe and is cheaper than other nearby towns.

There are also some really nice restaurants in town.  Check out: - Los Almendros Restaurant  - Restaurante La Rioja  - El Chiringuito - Alma Restaurant

How to Get to Esterillos

Esterillos is super easy to get to. Just follow the coastal highway down until you reach the town.  From the airport it takes about 3 hours.

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