Playa Biesanz, Manuel Antonio National Park
(4.3/5 based on 480+ reviews on the web)
Venture off the beaten path as you step onto the cream-colored sand of Playa Biesanz. The beach is small and secluded, reached by a short trail through tropical rainforest. The trail begins at a small break in a fence between hotels Shana and Parador. Shade trees border the beach, where you can read a book or just admire the view. Go snorkeling in the clear waters, or kayak offshore to go exploring. A nearby submerged rock is known for being a good snorkeling spot. Put Playa Biesanz at the forefront of your travel plans using our Manuel Antonio National Park vacation trip planner.
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  • This is a real secret beach, if you do not book a hotel next to it like the Shana Hotel or the Parador, maybe you will never think it exist.Behind a nice Jungle you will enjoy a small hidden paradise. 
  • This is one of the few times I feel let down by TripAdvisor reviews. (The fact that I'm writing this review while still at the beach should tell you something.) It's fairly small and secluded only in ...  more »
  • a beautyful beach, hidden in the jungle, most used by the locals, its a great place to go with children since is a natural pool.