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  • Quiet, plant-filled site 20 minutes' walk from Playa Herradura
  • Around half an hour's drive from Carara National Park
  • Basic amenities provided, including water, bathrooms and wifi

Focus on getting the simple things just right – that was the plan for seasoned travellers Alicia and Luis when they set up Camping Sol y Luna in early 2016. And that’s just what they’ve done in their plant-filled place in Playa Herradura, 20 minutes’ walk from the beach and village amenities.

No unnecessary distractions here – the basics are all taken care of (drinking water, bathrooms, wifi, lighting to avoid night-time stumbles) but otherwise guests are left in peace to find a sunny or shaded spot to chill out and enjoy the tropical gardens.

And a peaceful place to put your feet up may well be just what you need, as this is an area packed with active adventures. Surfing and sport fishing are popular picks at the nearby beach (or a little further down the coast in Jacó), while those that venture inland can fill their days horse riding, ATV driving, canyoning and ziplining through the forest canopy. Have a camera at the ready, too – there’s excellent wildlife watching up in the Carara National Park, which is half an hour’s drive away and a great place to spot all kinds of critters.

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Leisure on site

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment


Fitness centre

Games room

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Play area

TV room

Take away



Amenities on site

Bath available

Car parking by pitch/unit

Composting toilet

Disabled facilities

Dog park

Drying room

Food shop

Free wifi

Ice pack freezing

Internet access


Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport


Pub toilets

Public telephone

Shower available

Tents for hire

Toilet block

Washing-up area


Groups welcome

D. of E. welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Rallies welcome

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome


Adults only

Barbecue provided

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Camping 2.0

Jumbo tent pitches





Wildlife haven


Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Electric car charging point(s)

Gas cylinders available

No drinkable water point

No hot water

No running water

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Dog walk nearby

Public transport nearby

Shop nearby


Medium (26-50 pitches)

Nearby leisure

Surf school nearby

Watersports nearby

Touring and motorhomes

Water hook-up points for tourers


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  • Garabito, Playa Herradura, Entrada Jank Dankers, Herradura, Puntarenas, Costa Rica, 0000
  • Timezone America/Costa_Rica Central Standard Time (GMT-06:00)   GPS 9.6575°N 84.6451°W


You will find the site towards Herradura beach, coming from Turrialbeña. The site is 50 metres away from Turrialbeña on the right-hand side.

Please note: All distances on this page are calculated "as the crow flies" - please check actual distance depending on your mode of travel using the Get directions button above.

Local attractions

Let’s start with the beaches – the Pacific coast of Costa Rica has some stunners, and several are easy to get to from Camping Sol y Luna. Playa Herradura is the nearest, a 20-minute stroll away, and a super place for safe swimming. Jacó, 10 minutes away, is a bigger resort, or there are quieter white sand beaches a 20-minute drive north at Playa Mantas and Playa Blanca.

There’s action to be had on the sea as well – surfers flock here for the fab waves, and there are also centres for sport fishing, paddleboarding and snorkelling nearby. If you’re lacking the skills to stand up on water, grab a couple of surf lessons down in Jacó.

Away from the seaside, it’ll take you half an hour or so to get up to the jungle of the Carara National Park in search of monkeys, sloths and macaws. Adrenaline-seekers can swing through the trees on ziplines or drive off-road vehicles, and there are crocodile-spotting boat trips to be had on the Tarcoles river.

  • How much is payable upfront? A 15% transferable deposit is payable when you book, with the balance payable on arrival. Read more
  • Does Camping Sol y Luna have a swimming pool? No View all features
  • Is Camping Sol y Luna dog friendly? Yes View all features
  • What attractions are near Camping Sol y Luna? Let’s start with the beaches – the Pacific coast of Costa Rica has some stunners, and several are easy to get to from Camping Sol y Luna. Playa Herradura is the nearest, … Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of Camping Sol y Luna?
    Camping and touring
    Arrive:  8 a.m. –  11 p.m.
    Depart by:  3 p.m.
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Terms and conditions

Please read the park terms and conditions below and the terms and conditions.

Admission is only permitted after registering at reception.
Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.
Unsupervised minors must have a letter of authorisation from their parents or legal guardian.

The site does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Dangerous Dogs Act (i.e. Pit Bull Terrier, Japanese Tosa, Dogo Argentino, and Fila Brasileiro) and/or any of the following: Staffordshire bull terrier, American Staffordshire terrier, Rottweiler, any Mastiff or Tosa.