Guanacaste is renowned for its spectacular beaches. It is extended over 200 km at the North Pacific coastline. Fishing, swimming, diving, surfing or just sunbathing are some of the many activities visitors can do. Calm waters, cozy beach towns and the essence of “pura vida” for the enjoyment of people. Some Guanacaste’s beaches are internationally recognized for surfing. In addition, sport fishing is also considered worldwide excellence since annual championships are held here. Most beaches in Guanacaste have white sands and dense vegetation. Some of the most popular places are the following: