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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 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
Image for Casa Linda Vista / Walk TO Beach & Surfing / Peaceful & Private / Sleeps 2 to 15
5/5Exceptional! (7 reviews)
Best of sea and jungle experience with a little resort thrown in

"The property is very simple but has everything you need. Easy walk to the beach with a lovely ecotourism hotel that is very welcoming. Would recommend a 4 wheel drive vehicle to explore the many other beaches. We will definitely return."…"

Reviewed on Dec 13, 2018

Casa Linda Vista / Walk TO Beach & Surfing / Peaceful & Private / Sleeps 2 to 15
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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 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
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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4.7/5Exceptional! (6 reviews)
Just what we were hoping for! Simple, clean,and safe. It is a sweet little oasis.

"We will stay there again for sure. Have already suggested it to my niece traveling with buddies next year. Simple. Clean. Safe. Beautiful little pool area."…"

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2019

Playa Grande Park Villas Only 50 Feets Away From the Beach
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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
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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Where Should We Stay in Playa Grande?

The destination of Playa Grande is a good option if you've been considering a getaway with the kids. The boating, beaches, and surfing spots are just some of the things that make this an interesting destination for family trips. Arrange a flight into Liberia (LIR-Daniel Oduber Intl.), which is located 28.1 mi (45.3 km) from the city center. Playa Grande offers 10 child-friendly hotels and other accommodations so you have a variety of choices when you're deciding where you want to stay.

Families on vacation have good things to say about these accommodations:

Hotel Cantarana - Offers an outdoor pool, a restaurant, and free parking. Guests like the central location and breakfast options at this 3.5-star hotel.

Playa Grande Park Villas Only 50 Feets Away From the Beach - Features in-room kitchens, free WiFi, and a barbecue grill. This villa is popular with guests for its helpful staff.

Playa Grande Park Hotel - Offers an outdoor pool, a restaurant, and free parking. Guests like the overall comfort and central location at this 3-star hotel.

Sugar's Monkey - Features free parking, free full breakfast, and laundry facilities. The comfy beds and clean rooms make this 3-star hotel popular with guests.

When Should We Visit Playa Grande?

You're likely hoping for good weather for your family trip. You can use these tips to plan when to pack up the kids and head to Playa Grande.

  • 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

What Should We See and Do in Playa Grande?

While you and the family are vacationing in Playa Grande, you might want to check out some of the attractions here such as Monkey Park, Grande Beach, and Ventanas Beach. Make sure you have plenty of time to take in activities in the area like Conchal Beach and Flamingo Beach.

Playa Grande is also well-known for its:
  • Beaches
  • Surfing
  • Restaurants
  • Boating

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