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Beautiful surf , beach not for sitting , rocky

A beautiful beach with great surf, but be mindful this isn’t really a beach to spread your towel... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
via mobile
Dominicalito Beach is very fun!

We enjoyed the vendors and food. The actual beachfront is a bit rocky to get to, but worth it. Very... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2018
Marcy B
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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Playa Dominicalito, Dominical, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A beautiful beach with great surf, but be mindful this isn’t really a beach to spread your towel and sunbath . You have to walk through some pretty chunky rocks to get to the water and then the surf has quite a bit of pull...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Trixtravels
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although the beach is a bit rocky, Dominical is right on the mark for surfing and a chill atmosphere. If you are a four seasons hotel person, skip this beach, would be too authentic for you.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Scott R
Reviewed 19 December 2018 via mobile

Dominical was unforgettable. It’s just a small town, the biggest appeal being the beach and the wonderful vibes everyone around you shared. This beach was a great place for surfers (I definitely used that to my advantage) and had tons of local people offering lessons,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kaitlynadele
Reviewed 10 December 2018

Nobody out there during a regular week, No agressive place Good for resting Quiet place at day Sport Surfing conditions with some barrels for the most engage, several pics, not too many people out there

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank arkenny
Reviewed 22 October 2018

We enjoyed the vendors and food. The actual beachfront is a bit rocky to get to, but worth it. Very fun!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Marcy B
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

This beach is long and wide and the waves broke far out into the water, it would be good for surfing. It was not crowded when we visited, the beach was littered with trees and rocks. It was surrounded by lush green vegetation. There were...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Shelleyash
Reviewed 2 August 2018

This is a beach that attracts lots of surfers. The beach is OK, but nothing special. There are better options in the area.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank NoeB1
Reviewed 25 July 2018

I like this beach more that the scene at Dominical, quiet and beautiful rocky and sandy. Lots of wildlife in the tide pools. We say different crabs, fish and a small stingray.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank ginastern
Reviewed 22 July 2018

The beach is rocky and not a beach to swim unless you are surfing. A few hundred meters down the beach is better for swimming... but the atmosphere in Dominical Beach is terrific. There is a small pizza shop not visible from the beach strip....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kim S
Reviewed 8 July 2018

This is a good surfing beach, but I am not a surfer. There are so many beautiful beaches that are less crowded that I would visit before this one. Dominical is a great little town, so if you don't have a time to travel to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Wendy P
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