Pacific Ocean Beaches

Capistrano Beach, Dana Point, California

Capo Beach can be found in between the Doheny State Park and San Clemente to the south. The real name of this great beach spot is Capistrano Beach Park. It is a famous California beach in Orange County’s Dana Point. Capistrano Beach in Dana Point is operated by Orange County. It’s a beautifully simple beach vacation spot, like all of …

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Salt Creek Beach, Dana Point, California

Salt Creek Beach Vacation Dana Point’s popular Salt Creek Beach Park is easily one of the best beaches in Orange County. Situated under the Laguna Nigel Ritz-Carlton beach resort, this beach would get the elusive 5 diamond rating that hotels strive for. This sandy beach is located under the Monarch Beach Golf Links course and the gated community of Ritz Cove …

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Playa Esterillos Centro: a Costa Rican Surf Spot near Jaco

Costa Rica Surf Spot and Nice Quiet Beach Since Playa Esterillos Centro is only 20 minutes outside of Jaco, it is relatively easy to access this Costa Rican surf spot. It is about 30 minutes north of the famous Manuel Antonio beach also. Near the rocky point of the far north part of this long undeveloped beach, there is a …

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San Agustinillo, Oaxaca, Mexico

With a number of enticing and way laid back places to stay for a few days on the beach or maybe longer, Playa San Agustinillo, Oaxaca is a good little beach spot for a vacation. Located on a curved bay, San Agustinillo has great waves. An ideal spot for to learn how to surf or bodyboarding, located between an outcrop of two rocks. …

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Mazunte Beach, Oaxaca, Mexico

Are you looking for a small beach town on Mexico’s Pacific coast? Mazunte, Mexico is one of Oaxaca’s best beach hideaways. Mazunte can be found about 13 miles to the south west of San Pedro Pochutla on the coastal highway and less than a mile from San Agustinillo. As recently as the 1970’s, Mazunte was only accessible by boat because there were …

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Tecolote Beach, La Paz, Mexico

Tecolote Beach is an isolated spot perfect for a beach vacation. This Mexican beach community in Baja California Sur is just 15 miles from the La Paz. On Highway 11 its just down the road from Puerto Balandra. Balandra is a saltwater lagoon with the famous mushroom rock at Playa Balandra. There are a number of pretty beaches and eight virgin …

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Camp on the beach in Ocean Shores, WA

Ocean Shores camping on the beach Next time you take a beach vacation, visit the Ocean Shores, Wa beach for a lot more than a laugh. This beach spot plays host to the annual stunt kite challenge in June. People travel large distances to compete. Volunteers will even offer to show the kiddies how to fly a kite at this …

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Silver Strand State Beach, California

Located less than 5 miles south from the refined elegance of Coronado on California State Route 75, lies the San Diego, California’s Silver Strand State Beach. With over 125 campsites available on a first come, first serve basis and parking for up to 1,000 cars in four very large parking lots, this state park has great facilities. The Silver Strand …

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Tropical Surf Paradise: Playa Esterillos Oeste Costa Rica

Playa Esterillos Oeste, Costa Rica is a beach spot found about 80 miles/ 120 km from the capital, San Jose. It’s close to the beach vacation city of Jacó, on the Central Pacific coast of this Central American paradise. Playa Esterillos Oeste is in the Puntarenas province, Parrita canton. CR’s seven provinces are sub-divided into 81 cantons. Playa Esterillos is an extensive (4+ miles/ …

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