Where to stay around Playa Herradura?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 779 vacation rentals near Playa Herradura. From 463 condos to 193 houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Playa Herradura for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Playa Herradura?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Playa Herradura. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Jaco Beach: 774 vacation rentals
  • Central America: 10,667 vacation rentals
  • North America: 512,175 vacation rentals
  • Esterillos: 399 vacation rentals
  • Esterillos Beach: 919 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Playa Herradura! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

Pacific dreams come true in Playa Herradura

Home to the 5-star Los Suenos marina, Playa Herradura lures a constant stream of sunseekers and luxury yachts. With jungle-clad mountains on one side and turquoise water on the other, the Costa Rican port town is a Pacific dream come true. It's fringed by a black sandy beach and a sprinkling of luxury condos and boutique resorts. You can tee off at world-class golf courses, explore Carara National Park or simply relax and savor the sea breeze. Sound like your idea of paradise? From stylish condos to family-sized apartments, Playa Herradura vacation rentals unlock access to this enchanting slice of Costa Rica.

Hit the beach in Playa Herradura

Most people come to Playa Herradura to rest, relax and soak up the Costa Rican sunshine. While you'll find plenty of sun loungers dotting the beach, there's nothing quite like cooling off in a sparkling freshwater pool. Complete with lush gardens and sweeping sea views, Playa Herradura vacation rentals promise a luxe experience. Playa Herradura is famous for its sport fishing so why not cast a line? Charter trips unlock access to hidden spots where you could reel in trophy-sized dorado, yellowfin tuna and Pacific sailfish.

Golf getaways in Playa Herradura

Set next to a lush rainforest reserve, La Iguana Golf Course is one of Costa Rica's most-coveted places to tee off. It's part of the Los Suenos Marriott Ocean & Golf Resort and treats players to knockout sea views. Planning a golf getaway? Why not stay local with Playa Herradura condos inside the resort? You'll enjoy spacious living rooms, exclusive access to the Beach Club and sweeping fairway views. Craving adventure? Located just out of town, Vista Los Suenos Rainforest Tours has a thrilling zipline course that will have you flying through the canopy.

Tropical winters in Playa Herradura

Winter is high season in Costa Rica, with crowds peaking from December through April. You'll enjoy clear skies, low humidity and bearable heat. Like to swap winter cold snaps for a tropical sea breeze? Playa Herradura vacation rentals are just the ticket. Thanks to its family-friendly resorts, Playa Herradura is always busy during US school vacations. If you don't mind the occasional afternoon downpour, consider visiting in summer. This is a sweet spot for wildlife watchers, as Costa Rica's rainforests explode in a sea of emerald green foliage.

Take a rainforest tour in Playa Herradura

Perched on Costa Rica's Central Pacific Coast, Playa Herradura is a small beach town around 6-kilometers north of Jaco. In Spanish, "Herradura" means horseshoe, which is a nod to its crescent-shaped beach. Drive 30 minutes up the coast and you'll hit Carara National Park, one of Costa Rica's signature green spaces. Rainforest tours offer a unique opportunity to spot the park's famous crocodiles basking in the Tarcoles River. You could also see exotic birds like toucans and macaws.