The beaches of Costa Rica are beautiful. Some of the beaches do not recommend swimming, but they are great for watching the fishermen. The art of handlines are like your rod and reel! This is really amazing to see. There are many Lagoons for you to check out along with the beautiful scenery and wildlife that call San Jose home.
Here are some of the most popular beaches around San Jose:
a Playita (The Little Beach)
Chi-Chi's Beach Club at Playa Las Palmas
Playa Costa Azul (Blue Coast Beach)
Although the beaches are beautiful, please take care while there and especially watch over small children. Remember when visiting beaches in San Jose that there are no lifeguards on duty. The sea current and powerful waves can be very dangerous so you should use caution if you decide to jump in and take a swim. Swimming is not recommended for your own safety.