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Pilón is a small town in Costa Rica’s Puntarenas province which exhibits a world-class surf break, Pavones. The town is located on Costa Rica’s southern Pacific coast, surrounded by lush rainforests and beautiful beaches.

Pavones is home to one of the world’s longest left-hand waves, attracting surfers from all over the world. Waves reach up to 500 meters in length, providing surfers of all skill levels with an exhilarating and challenging experience. The town itself is peaceful and relaxed, with a small population living in harmony with nature.

Aside from surfing, Pilón offers a variety of outdoor activities such as hiking, birdwatching, and fishing.

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Dolphins, whales, and sea turtles thrive in abundance in the nearby Golfo Dulce.

Ecotourists who come to experience the diverse flora and fauna of the surrounding rainforest visit the town as well. A variety of wildlife, including monkeys, sloths, and colorful tropical birds, roam freely in the area.

Pilón also has a strong connection to the indigenous communities that have inhabited the region for centuries. Visitors can learn about these communities’ traditional customs and practices by visiting local museums and cultural centers.

The town also hosts a number of annual festivals and events that celebrate Costa Rican culture: the Fiestas Patronales, which honors the town’s patron saint, and the Festival de Cine de Surf, which showcases the best surf films from around the world.

Pilón de Pavones has managed to retain its authentic charm and laid-back vibe despite growing popularity among surfers and ecotourists. Visitors can enjoy life’s simple pleasures in a small Costa Rican town.

Overall, Pilón is a hidden gem in Costa Rica. Visitors have the opportunity to experience the country’s natural beauty and adventure without the crowds and commercialization of more popular tourist destinations.

Properties listed in Pilón

US $ 250,000
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10 Acre Oceanview Pilon Property

Immerse yourself in the lush jungle and elevated ocean-view hilltops of the sought-after Pilon comm ...
Lot Size
43,965.00 m2
US $ 1,200,000
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Large Pilon Estate Home with 2 Additional Re...

Discover the epitome of exclusivity with this private 2.3-hectare (5.5-acre) gated estate, where lu ...
Beds
7
Baths
5
Lot Size
23,000.00 m2
Chandler Brownlee
US $ 890,000
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Tropicana Surf Retreat or Large Family Compo...

Property with two villas and a swimming pool (.52 hectares) A great opportunity for renting or comf ...
Beds
6
Baths
7
Lot Size
5,200.00 m2
US $ 249,000
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Pilon Ocean View Lot

This Pilon Ocean View Lot is located in the upper part of Pilon; its size is just over one hectare. ...
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0
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0
Lot Size
10,394.00 m2
US $ 1,080,000
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Home with Oceanview and Jungle

This home with an ocean view and jungle is located between Pilon and Langostino. Sitting just above ...
Beds
3
Baths
4
Lot Size
27,088.00 m2

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