Pavones, Costa Rica
Pavones, Costa Rica is a small community (actual name: Rio Claro de Pavones) that is nestled along the northern shores of the Burica Peninsula just north of where the Rio Claro spills its contents into the Golfo Dulce, creating one of the longest surfing waves in the world. It is often referred to as Playa Pavones, or Pavones Point.
Pavones, Costa Rica, actually refers to the entire area along the shores of the Golfo Dulce, encompassing Bahia Pavon, and includes the pueblos of Punta Banco, Santa Clara, Rio Claro de Pavones, La Hierba, Cocal Amarillo, Puerto Pilon & Langostino.
Pavones, Costa Rica offers several restaurant options to choose from. Fresh local ingredients include organic vegetables and freshly caught fish. Try the local ceviche, it’s delicious!
If you are looking for an intimate dining experience while visiting Pavones, we can help arrange a local chef to prepare your meals each and everyday.
There are lots of budget accommodations options in Pavones, Costa Rica close to the beach. For as little as $15 per night you can find a bed in one of the local hostels.
If you are looking for a bit more privacy and nicer beach accommodations then you can search our vacation rental property listings.
Pavones currently has four grocery stores and several small “pulperias” where you can purchase food and supplies. Every Friday and Monday, the “Veggie Truck” sells fresh vegetables at the plaza in Rio Claro de Pavones.
Currently, there is one auto repair shop and one hardware store in Pavones, Costa Rica.
Surf travelers from around the globe visit ever April-September to catch the perfect waves that break along the beach in Pavone
Yoga is popular in the community with multiple opportunities for beginners, instructors and everyone in-between.
The rich waters of the gulf are teaming with all types of fish. You can hire a boat, or fish from shore, it’s up to you, but it’s a great way to pass the time in Pavones.
There are tons of trails to hike up into the hills surrounding Pavones as well as beach front hiking the entire length of Bahia Pavon