Located in Limon, Costa Rica, Playa Cocles is a pretty decent beach break that is mellow and chill, perfect for beginners and longboarders. The waves here are easy to surf and break for up to 50 meters over a sand bottom. Check out an outer left-hand reef for some more intermediate options.
What are the best surf conditions for Playa Cocles?
Gets good between waist-high and overhead. We recommend riding a longboard when smaller and a shortboard or a step-up as the size picks up. This break is suitable for all levels of surfer. The surf here is somewhat consistent (5/10) and will usually have a crew (6/10). The best winds are from the Southwest. The best swells are from the East and Northeast. Works on all tides.
We recommend wearing board shorts or a bikini year round. Water temperatures range between 29 and 28. See the temperature chart below for more data on this.