This white fine sand beach and its calm waters are perfect for swimming and fishing. Playa Prieta is not far from Playa Potreo, a small fisher village located 5 km from Flamingo. After Prieta follow the beaches, Danta and Sugar Beach to the north and Penca and Potrero to the south. The beach is encompassed to the west by the hills and cliffs of Punta Salinas, to the south by Playa Penca, and to the north by the cliffs of Punta Ostional. Beyond there are three estuaries: Cacao, Plantanar, and Salinas, the latter covered with saltwater forests.