Herradura Beach (Playa Herradura) is a coastal town located on the Pacific Ocean in Costa Rica, about 4 km (2.5 miles) north of Jaco. Herradura is home to Los Suenos Resort and Marina and is famous as "the Fishing Capital of Costa Rica". It plays home to the only full service 5-star Marina in Costa Rica and home to the biggest fleet of the top Big Game Sport fishing boats and Captains of the country.
The Spanish name of Herradura means "horseshoe", referring to the shape of the bay of the particular beach. Playa Herradura features different types of hotels, restaurants and camping sites.
Initially, Herradura was a sleepy little village and rural beach. Nowadays, the region has seen a lot of changes because of the demand of North-American property development and tourism. The prestigious and big hotel Marriott Los Suenos, with golf course and marina, is located at Playa Herradura and is among the largest Costa Rica's tourism developments.
Playa Herradura is a good destination for those looking for activities like golf and sport fishing. Its close to the capital San Jose which makes Herradura a nice spot to escape to for people limited on time. The waters at Herradura are more tranquil than at its surrounding beaches, which makes the place safe for swimming.
The nearby Carara National Park boasts a lot for nature enthusiasts. Popular for its crocodiles in Tarcoles River and mangroves with birds like toucans, herons and macaws, the trails in this park allow seeing impressive flora and an abundance of wildlife.
Highlights: Secluded beach, Los Suenos Resort, Turu Ba Ri
The Herradura cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Herradura, Costa Rica.
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Port Herradura cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Herradura, Costa Rica. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
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8 January, 2017
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22 January, 2017
5 January, 2017