The village of Ojochal Costa Rica and Ojochal Beach is the kind of place you can visit in seclusion and serenity thus bypassing more crowded sites.
Ojochal Beach in the province of Puntarenas, Costa Rica doesn’t have the large numbers that some of the beaches in the area attract. It remains an untouched bastion of the rich coast’s natural legacy. This is the kind of place you can visit and know with certainty that you are one of only a handful in your generation that have touched the sands and sea here.
The neighboring community of Ojochal, Costa Rica offers a number of stores and services including a doctor’s and dentist’s office, supermarket, bakery, gas station, hardware store, internet café, beauty salon and taxi services. There are also restaurants, hotels and bars in town. Along with villas and rental homes, a few of the lodgings consist of Mono Feliz, Hotel Villas Gaia, Hotel El Castillo and Rio Tico Safari Lodge.
There are plenty of tours in the area, and the beach is always welcome for rest and relaxation. With those choices for spending time in Ojochal you may want to bring a backpack for day trips, water bottle, sun screen, camera, binoculars, a swimsuit and hiking boots. The forest and mountains may call to you one day, whereas the next day you’ll want to take in the ocean waves. Ojochal, Costa Rica has plenty to do at land or sea with mountain tours, horseback tours, ATV tours, scuba diving and snorkeling and more.
Ojochal is reachable by taxi, private shuttle, bus, rental car and by air via Palmar Sur. Some of the transportation provided includes Easy Ride serving Pacific coast from the Central Valley region, Sansa and Nature Air which fly to Palmar Sur and the international rental car agencies can help you with directions to the area if you choose that route.
From the capital city of San Jose, Ojochal Beach is two hours and thirty minutes. Daniel Oduber Quiros International Airport is five hours and ten minutes from the Lookout at Ojochal Beach. Juan Santamaria International Airport in Alajuela, Costa Rica is four hours and six minutes from the town of Ojochal by land. Flights to the neighboring area are in the fifteen to thirty minute range.
Location: Ojochal Beach
Items to bring: a backpack, water bottle, sun screen, camera, binoculars, a swimsuit, hiking boots
Distance from San Jose: 2 hrs 30 mins
Distance from Liberia: 5 hrs 10 mins
Hotels nearby: Mono Feliz, Hotel Villas Gaia, Hotel El Castillo, Rio Tico Safari Lodge
Ways to get here: plane, rental car, bus, private shuttle, ATV