Best Beaches in Costa Rica :: Montezuma

The town of Montezuma is a picturesque, small village. It's commonly known known for its bohemian atmosphere and its stunning beach. 

Montezuma's off-beat atmosphere makes for a calm, yet fun visiting experience. The beach is small and charming with beautiful views. 

Montezuma's off-beat atmosphere makes for a calm, yet fun visiting experience. The beach is small and charming with beautiful views. 

Playa Montezuma is a travel destination for many beach lovers and eco-tourist. It is very much nestled into a landscape of tropical paradise.

Playa Montezuma is a travel destination for many beach lovers and eco-tourist. It is very much nestled into a landscape of tropical paradise.

At the playa in Montezuma you can find a unique mix of friendly people, from international backpackers to permanent ex-pats to  open-minded local surfers and artists. Originally, Montezuma attracted bohemians and beach dwellers who would just pitch tents on the beach and stay for months. This is a contributing factor to the current vibe of the place. 

At the playa in Montezuma you can find a unique mix of friendly people, from international backpackers to permanent ex-pats to  open-minded local surfers and artists. Originally, Montezuma attracted bohemians and beach dwellers who would just pitch tents on the beach and stay for months. This is a contributing factor to the current vibe of the place. 

Though parts of the beach are a bit rocky, there are plenty of areas to go for a swim. Where there are volcanic rock outcropping, often times the tide pools are great for snorkeling.

Though parts of the beach are a bit rocky, there are plenty of areas to go for a swim. Where there are volcanic rock outcropping, often times the tide pools are great for snorkeling.

There are several surf worthy spots on Playa Montezuma. The waves aren't monstrous but they definitely attract surfers of all experience levels. 

There are several surf worthy spots on Playa Montezuma. The waves aren't monstrous but they definitely attract surfers of all experience levels. 

Though Montezuma is a bit of a drive from either main airport, it is definitely worth it. Located just to the east of the tip of the Nicoya Peninsula, the view of this beach's pristine white sands is enough to make you want to stay forever.

Though Montezuma is a bit of a drive from either main airport, it is definitely worth it. Located just to the east of the tip of the Nicoya Peninsula, the view of this beach's pristine white sands is enough to make you want to stay forever.