Potrero Beach

Potrero Beach, Playa Potrero: Address, Potrero Beach Reviews: 4/5

Potrero Beach
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Jenncarv1031
55 contributions
Breathtaking
Dec 2020 • Couples
We’ve stayed on Potrero Beach multiple times at Bahia del Sol & beach front condos. From the first time we visited until present our breath is taken away each time we arrive. The beach is absolutely breathtaking. The view of the Catalina Islands gives one an intense feeling of peace. Very calm and relaxing. No it is not a white sand beach but the water is beautifully clear, just not crystal clear because of the sand color. The beach is clean, quiet, safe for swimming, paddling, & other activities. Can’t wait to be back there. I anticipate vacationing here for the rest of my life my heart breaks at the thought of not seeing it again. Truly that is how magnificent it is
Written 21 July 2021
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Berlin, Germany515 contributions
Quiet beach part
Jul 2021 • Family
Actually I was sent here to an dive shop. But the shop is closed already.
This part of the long beach has dark grey sand. The are no infrastructure like shops, bars or restaurants.
There are no people. So if you’re looking for a beach for yourself, that’s the place to be, maybe.
Written 9 July 2021
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Adam B
New Castle, PA172 contributions
Potrero is a great flat Beach!
Apr 2021
Potrero is not a surf Beach. Great Beach for hanging out with the kids and enjoying the water and sand. Lots of local things in the area!
Written 28 May 2021
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OCDane
Los Angeles, CA1,004 contributions
Beach is not super clean
May 2021
Volcano beach, black sand and small rocks - not one of those beautiful beaches you see in magazines.. Water was warm and nice though
Written 17 May 2021
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antonj71
Manson13 contributions
Our "home beach" while we vacationed in Costa Rica!
May 2021
We stayed at Casa Rincon Paraiso in Surfside/Potrero from April 15 to May 15. We walked the beach in Potrero most mornings and most evenings. It was about a 5 minute walk from our AirBNB house referenced above. It was a great way to book end our days. The sunsets are magnificent with Catalina Island to accent the scene. It is never crowded and is sometimes nearly empty. There are a number of places along the way to duck off the beach and get something to eat or drink. Usually, you can spot Pelicans, Frigates or other birds working over the inshore sardinas, but for us, just soaking up the Costa Rican vibe and the rhythm of the waves just set the mood. It is also central to a dozen other beaches all with their own character.
Written 14 May 2021
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FredL881
Hamptons, New York81 contributions
Nice beach but not Costa Rica's Very Best.
Oct 2020
This is a nice beach, but there are much nicer beaches throughout Costa Rica. This is a Great Beach for swimmers and those looking to kayak or stand up paddle boarding. Fishing from shore I hear is also very good. NOT for surfing.
Written 25 October 2020
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rp_travell
5 contributions
Great Family Beach!
Mar 2020
Playa Potrero is a great beach for families. Its is very large and has a nice shallow decent from the beach. As its also a bay its protection from wind and current make it ideal for kids and swimming. Great for SUP paddle boarding!
Written 17 June 2020
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Jean P
Orlando88 contributions
dark sand
Jun 2020
not clean white sand. no shells..rough surf. not really child friendly. better sunning on lounge chairs at resort overlooking beach. did see some surfing.
Written 10 June 2020
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Paul Jackson
Preston, UK39 contributions
Nice beach and quieter than some of the others in the area
Dec 2019 • Couples
Nice beach for a walk and a swim. Quieter than some of the other beaches in the area. There are a couple of good restaurants set on the beach and you can also access the town for other bars and restaurants
Written 29 May 2020
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gypsycontessa
Merritt, Canada74 contributions
Best beach walking/floating/watching
Feb 2020
Lots of easy access condos and home rentals. Long beach with superfine sand. Can be calm as a pond or have swells for bobbing in the waves. A few beach front restaurants for watching sunsets, pelicans and jumping fish. Peaceful.
Written 2 March 2020
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