From the Barranca River to La Punta, the coastline of Puntarenas has to offer many beaches. The nearest beach is the sandy coastline between La Punta and the Puntarenas Port of Call. From Puntarenas you can reach all beaches by bus. Head to the bus station to catch the appropriate bus, depending on what beach you want to visit. A popular beach is Jaco Beach, or Playa Jaco in Spanish. Other recommended beaches are found in the nearby islands such as Isla Jesusita, Isla Cedros, Isla Gitana, Isla Pan de Azucar, Isla Caballo and many more. For more information, read our feature article Puntarenas Port Guide on CruiseReviews.com.