Nested between the protected coast of the Las Baulas National Park and the Pacific Ocean, Playa Grande is a perfect destination for those looking for a relaxing time in a leisurely beach with a beautiful natural backdrop and soothing ocean breezes.
Given such a wonderful location, Playa Grande is packed with options, both in terms of activities and amenities. From this sleepy surf town you’ll be able to explore the 1,500-acre Tamarindo estuary, where the mangroves host exotic animals like aquatic birds and crocodiles. You can also reach the north end of the beach, on the border with neighboring Playa Ventanas, and immerse yourself in the wonderful experience of tropical snorkeling.
In terms of conveniences, Playa Grande offers everything you might need for your stay, with a nice selection of hotels, restaurants and services, and privileged access to the more developed hotspots like Tamarindo. Delicious local food, comfortable accommodations and a contagious sense of adventure make Playa Grande an ideal place to settle while you explore the Gold Coast.
Given its restful surroundings and bohemian atmosphere, Playa Grande has become a haven for eco-friendly tourists and surfers alike, providing a welcoming feel of tranquility and authenticity that’s also at the heart of Guanacaste’s most coveted area.
Rancho Villareal, Tamarindo
Avenida Escazu, Building 102, Office 208