Coco Beach has the Best nightlife for those at the Riu hotels or in gen-eral Coco Beach area. This a popular party town for both Costa Ricans and visiting tourists. Everything starts hopping around 10:30 pm and bars/clubs begin closing at 2am. None of the clubs at Coco Beach have cover charges or dress code. The most popular clubs that offer ladies night on Wednesday’s and Thursday’s. For sports fans that want to watch NFL or NBA games, Coconutz offers a great sports bar environ-ment with plenty of screens, snacks and drinks.

Costa Rica’s national beer is Imperial and national licor is Cacique, a fire water (similar to rum) that is made from sugar cane. A popular shot for tourists new to Costa Rica is the “Chili Guaro”, made with tabasco, Cacique, lime juice and tomato juice.