Negra Beach (Black beach), Limon
Negra beach is located in the beautiful province of Limón, named for its characteristic black sand, this is the closest beach to Puerto Viejo de Limón, here you will find beautiful coral reefs, calm swell, is the perfect place to sunbathe and enjoy the sea, but it is always important if you are going to swim ask the locals the best areas to swim and thus avoid dangerous currents, as these vary depending on the season. Negra beach is also the perfect place to learn to surf; also, you can take a tour around because this beach is very rich in flora and fauna, besides being a very quiet area, perfect for watching the sunset and enjoy many activities on the beach.
In Negra beach, you will find some restaurants and shops along the beach, you can also go biking, snorkeling, surfing, sunbathing, swimming, taking beautiful pictures and enjoying the beautiful Caribbean area of Costa Rica.
How to get there
There are several transportation options to get to Negra beach.
Shuttle Transportation Service
This service is the best option to travel, you don't need to move to any bus terminal, the transportation will arrive at the lobby or the hotel reception for you; if your hotel is off our route, we will tell you which is the closest hotel that we can offer. Interbus offers shuttle transportation to this beach from most hotels in the San Jose area and from many more areas, see our routes from/to this Caribbean area.
Interbus offers comfortable minibuses with air conditioning, to make your trip more enjoyable; doesn't require minimums of passenger, but remember to book in advance and choose the schedule which matches your needs. Book Here
Public Transportation Service
It is important that you identify your bus well since there are two destinations called Puerto Viejo; you must take the one that goes to Puerto Viejo Talamanca (also known as Puerto Viejo de Limón). Go to the Caribbean Terminal there and take the service from San Jose to Puerto Viejo de Limón and tell the driver that you are going to Negra beach.
You can choose to fly to this area, you can choose the airport of Limón or the one of Sixaola located near the border with Panama; the company in charge of offering this service is Nature Air.
If you visit Costa Rica don't forget to visit the beautiful beaches of the Caribbean.