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3 out of 5
100m al sur de Minae, Playa Grande, Guanacaste
$56/night
Sep 18 - Sep 19
4.3/5Excellent! (235 reviews)

"It was very well-tended. The gardens are beautiful, as was the yoga shala and the suite. The good in the restaurant was delicious, too. Healthy, fresh, and tasty. Ion the green season, it was also very quiet and relaxing."…"

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2019

RipJack Inn
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3.5 out of 5
Palm Beach Estates, Playa Grande, Guanacaste
$65/night
Sep 18 - Sep 19
4.5/5Wonderful! (37 reviews)
excelente

"Super perto da praia, bonito, limpo e excelente restaurante. Funcionários muito amaveis."…"

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2019

Hotel Cantarana
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2.5 out of 5
200mt South of Minae, Playa Grande
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4.2/5Very Good! (20 reviews)

"If you're wanting to immerse yourself into the culture, then this is the place to stay. It has a jungle feel to the property along with some critters, I opened the door in the morning and a crab thought he could take me on. We loved Playa Grande and will definitely go back!!"…"

Reviewed on Jun 6, 2019

Sugar's Monkey
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3 out of 5
Main Street, 100 meters norte de kike's place, Playa Grande, Guanacaste
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$44/night
Sep 18 - Sep 19
4.6/5Exceptional! (46 reviews)
Good value and a good vibe

"We had a wonderful stay at the inn. Mathew and Natalya were great hosts and directed us to good local guides and restaurants. Our room was very basic (may not have been the best in the inn) but very clean and adequate. Very good value for the money. The sign says good vibrations and that was very ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2019

Indra Inn
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3 out of 5
250m Northeast from Minae, Main Road, Playa Grande, Guanacaste
$71/night
Sep 18 - Sep 19
3.9/5Very Good! (94 reviews)

"I went with my wife and I enjoy our stay. A good place to relax, walking distance to Playa Grande. Friendly staff"…"

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2019

Playa Grande Park Hotel
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3 out of 5
Palm Beach Estates, Playa Grande, Guanacaste
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4.3/5Excellent! (50 reviews)
A quiet personal paradise

"A little bit off the beaten path to this safe, friendly and rather lavish sanctuary. This small hotel was exactly what my wife and I were looking for when we booked our delayed honeymoon here this February. Depending on what a person is looking for this is the perfect getaway, easy access to the ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2017

Hotel Bula Bula
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2 out of 5
Palm Beach Estates, Playa Grande, Guanacaste
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4.7/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)
Great experience

"Had an excellent stay at the Pipe House with my daughter. It was a unique experience and idea in a very relaxed atmosphere. It’s close to the beach and easily accessible from the busy Tamarindo via 1$ water taxi and 10 min walk along the beautiful beach to the hostel so great if you are back packing. ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 3, 2018

Pipe House Playa Grande
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3 out of 5
Palm Beach Estates, Playa Grande, Guanacaste
Free CancellationPay later
$44/night
Sep 18 - Sep 19
4.3/5Excellent! (71 reviews)

"I liked the staff and cleanliness of the rooms, location is pretty good although I thought I was booking a hotel on the beach. I don’t understand why they have a coffee pot in the rooms but no coffee.. I had to walk to the market in the morning to find some. I don’t like the 10 am check out time. ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2019

Hotel El Manglar
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3 out of 5
at Cafe del Pueblo, turn right, 300 meters on the left, Playa Grande, Guanacaste
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$75/night
Sep 18 - Sep 19
4.8/5Exceptional! (30 reviews)

"Great glamping opportunity. Well run with clean and happy and polite staff. The units are great and very modern. Plenty of good restaurants in the area. Only downside is no AC when its hot (Which we knew) and some music from the neighbor rentals that were too load too late at night. Otherwise a good ..."…"

Reviewed on Apr 27, 2019

Flor y Bambu Hotel Glamping
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Beach Hotels in Playa Grande

Known for its beaches and restaurants, Playa Grande offers a lot for the traveler booking a beach vacation. There are 9 beach hotels and other accommodation options to choose from in this family-friendly destination, so it's easy to find one that meets your needs.

As you search for a place to stay by the beach in Playa Grande, you might be interested in these top-rated hotels with positive customer reviews.

RipJack Inn - 3-star family-friendly hotel, 1-minute walk from Grande Beach. It features 2 outdoor pools, a restaurant, and free WiFi. Guests love the beach locale and overall value.

Hotel Bula Bula - 3-star hotel, 7-minute walk from Grande Beach. Our travelers recommend its helpful staff. This hotel boasts an outdoor pool, free cooked-to-order breakfast, and a restaurant. Activities include horseback riding.

Hotel El Manglar - 3-star hotel on the beach. It offers an outdoor pool, free WiFi, and free parking. Activities include surfing on site. Guest reviews highlight the breakfast and proximity to shopping.

Hotel Cantarana - 3.5-star hotel, 1-minute walk from Grande Beach. It features an outdoor pool, free cooked-to-order breakfast, and a restaurant. Activities include beach yoga and surfing on site. Guests love the beach locale and pool.

Playa Grande Park Hotel - 3-star luxury hotel, 4-minute walk from Grande Beach. Our travelers recommend its beach locale and comfortable rooms. This hotel boasts an outdoor pool, a restaurant, and free WiFi.

Planning Your Trip to Playa Grande

Curious about the best time to visit? These temperature and rainfall averages will give you an idea of the local weather.

  • Hottest months: April, May, March, and June, with an average temperature of 83°F
  • Coldest months: January, February, December, and November, with an average temperature of 62°F
  • Driest months: February, January, March, and December, with an average rainfall of 0.54 inches
  • Rainiest months: September, October, June, and August, with an average rainfall of 11.66 inches

Sightseeing in and Around Playa Grande

After arriving and settling in at your hotel, you might want to venture out and explore everything Playa Grande has to offer. If you can't wait to check out the beaches, head to Conchal Beach or Flamingo Beach for a relaxing day by the water. Discover the area's surfing and restaurants, and make time for local attractions like Grande Beach and Ventanas Beach. Other things to see and do in the area are Las Baulas de Guanacaste National Marine Park and Tamarindo Beach.

Getting Around Playa Grande

If you're looking to fly to Playa Grande, the closest major airport is in Liberia (LIR-Daniel Oduber Intl.), located 28.1 mi (45.3 km) from the city center. If you'd like to explore around the area, you may want to rent a car for your trip.

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