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Featured Resorts in Playa Grande

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Hotel Tamarindo Diria Beach Resort
Hotel Tamarindo Diria Beach Resort
4.0 out of 5.0 Tamarindo Beach, Tamarindo, Guanacaste
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$170
4.1/5 (1545 reviews)

The hotel is very well positioned, staff very friendly and room is nice and very clean. No surprises during our stay. I would recommend the place for a family vacation.

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2019
Situated in Tamarindo, this beach resort is within 1 mi (2 km) of Grande Beach and Tamarindo Beach. Tamarindo Church is 2.3 mi (3.7 km) away.
Margaritaville Beach Resort Playa Flamingo
Margaritaville Beach Resort Playa Flamingo
3.5 out of 5.0 Flamingo Beach, Playa Flamingo, Guanacaste
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$149
4.2/5 (990 reviews)

Very friendly staff and very clean place. Everyone went above and beyond our expectations and it was even better than we had hoped for.

Reviewed on Sep 4, 2019
This Playa Flamingo resort is on the beach, 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from Flamingo Beach, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Playa Brasilito and Conchal Beach. Playa Prieta and ...
JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort and Spa
JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort and Spa
4.5 out of 5.0 Playa Mansita, Hacienda Pinilla, Tamarindo, Guanacaste
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$245
4.6/5 (481 reviews)

The staff were incredibly friendly and went above and beyond to help us

Reviewed on Sep 4, 2019
Located in Tamarindo, this beachfront resort is next to a golf course and within a 15-minute walk of Mansita Beach and Hacienda Pinilla Golf Course. Tamarindo ...
Bahia del Sol Beach Front Boutique Hotel
Bahia del Sol Beach Front Boutique Hotel
3.5 out of 5.0 Playa Potrero, Potrero, Guanacaste
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$91
4.4/5 (487 reviews)

Amazing place, love the pool and the front beach. Small hotel with a lot of nature around which makes it great. I’ll definitely come back. Towards the VIP benefit, I didn’t feel it as the only was a 10% off the restaurant’s menu. Other places an upgrade is offered

Reviewed on Sep 10, 2019
Nestled on the beach, this Potrero resort is within 3 mi (5 km) of Playa Potrero, Flamingo Beach, and Penca Beach. Playa Potrero and Potrero Bay are also within ...
W Costa Rica - Reserva Conchal
W Costa Rica - Reserva Conchal
5.0 out of 5.0 Reserva Conchal, Cabo Velas, Guanacaste
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$212
4.6/5 (30 reviews)

Location is amazing. Hotel beautiful. Transportation service inside superb, willing to go out of their way to comply with your every wish. Personally did not like the food , and think even for a W it was way to expensive. As a Costarican I know the cost of our fruit and meats etc. and felt prices ...

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2019
Nestled on the beach, this Cabo Velas resort is within 3 mi (5 km) of Playa Brasilito and Conchal Beach. Flamingo Beach and Las Baulas National Marine Park are ...
Cala Luna Boutique Hotel & Villas
Cala Luna Boutique Hotel & Villas
4.0 out of 5.0 Playa Langosta, Tamarindo, Guanacaste
$166
4.7/5 (351 reviews)

We LOVED the wildlife friendly resort and organic food from their local farm. The ocean water is so clean,too! We LOVE Costa Rica!

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2019
This family-friendly Tamarindo resort is within 2 mi (3 km) of Tamarindo Beach and Grande Beach. Tamarindo Church and Canopy Vista Tamarindo are also within ...
Hotel Sugar Beach
Hotel Sugar Beach
3.0 out of 5.0 Playa Pan De Azucar, 3 Km North Of Potrero, Las Catalinas, Guanacaste
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$123
4.5/5 (308 reviews)

Beautiful location and views, great staff and property!

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2019
Nestled on the beach, this Las Catalinas resort is 0.6 mi (0.9 km) from Playa Prieta and 1.3 mi (2.1 km) from Penca Beach. Danta Beach and Dantita Beach are ...
Flamingo Marina Resort
Flamingo Marina Resort
3.0 out of 5.0 Playa Flamingo, Playa Flamingo, Guanacaste
$79
3.0/5 (54 reviews)

The girl in the reception was really nice. Private beach was cool

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2019
Nestled on the beach, this Playa Flamingo resort is within a 10-minute walk of Potrero Bay and Flamingo Beach. Playa Potrero and Playa Potrero are also within ...
Hotel Playa Negra
Hotel Playa Negra
3.5 out of 5.0 Playa Negra, Paraiso, Veintisiete de Abril, Guanacaste
$56
4.0/5 (137 reviews)

Our stay at the property was outstanding. The non-air conditioned rooms were perfect...not too hot and not too cold. They provided the perfect ambiance to staying on the beach in Costa Rica. The food at the restaurant was incredible! Everything about our stay was a fabulous experience. I would go ...

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2019
Nestled on the beach, this Veintisiete de Abril resort is within 3 mi (5 km) of Callejones Beach, Blanca Beach, and Avellana Beach. Junquillal Beach and Asociación ...
Las Avellanas Villas
Las Avellanas Villas
3.0 out of 5.0 Playa Avellanas, Tamarindo, Guanacaste
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4.3/5 (29 reviews)

Place was clean and welcoming. Very secluded- bring your own drinking water as they only have well water. Nice shower pressure and a/c unit. Close to playa Negra and Avellanas. You will need a vehicle to quickly get to the beaches.

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2019
Situated by the ocean, this resort is 0.2 mi (0.4 km) from Avellana Beach and within 6 mi (10 km) of Hacienda Pinilla Golf Course and Mansita Beach. Callejones ...
Ocotal Beach Resort
Ocotal Beach Resort
3.5 out of 5.0 Playa Del Coco 1, Coco Beach, El Ocotal, Guanacaste
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3.5/5 (345 reviews)

Some of the most spectacular views I have ever seen

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2015
This family-friendly El Ocotal resort is located by the sea, within 3 mi (5 km) of Ocotal Beach and Coco Beach. Playa Hermosa and Papagayo Golf and Country Club ...
Ocotal Beach Club Hotel 2
Ocotal Beach Club Hotel 2
3.0 out of 5.0 200m from Main Gate to Ocotal, El Ocotal, Puntarenas
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2.0/5 (1 reviews)
Nestled on the beach, this El Ocotal resort is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Ocotal Beach and 1.7 mi (2.8 km) from Coco Beach. Playa Hermosa and Papagayo Golf and Country ...
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Hotel El Manglar

Hotel El Manglar

Palm Beach Estates, Playa Grande, Guanacaste
    3.0 out of 5.0
     
     
    4.3 out of 5 (71 reviews)

    Hotel El Manglar$44

    Sep 22 - Sep 23

    Hotel El Manglar$44
    Hotel Cantarana

    Hotel Cantarana

    Palm Beach Estates, Playa Grande, Guanacaste
      3.5 out of 5.0
       
       
      4.5 out of 5 (37 reviews)

      Hotel Cantarana$65

      Sep 21 - Sep 22

      Hotel Cantarana$65

      Resorts in Playa Grande

      Longing for a relaxing escape? Indulge in the comforts and luxuries of a resort, where you can find everything you want for your stay—from tasty dining options to activities and shopping. Browse the resorts in the area and discover the best one for you, whether you picture yourself sitting down to fine dining or checking out the on-site boutiques.


      Our top-rated resorts around Playa Grande:

      Hotel Tamarindo Diria Beach Resort - Beach resort rated 4 stars, right by Tamarindo Beach

      • 2 mi (3.2 km) from Playa Grande
      • Features 3 outdoor pools, 2 swim-up bars, and a spa tub
      • 4 restaurants on site

      Margaritaville Beach Resort Playa Flamingo - Beach resort rated 3.5 stars, 5 minutes away from Flamingo Beach

      • 8.5 mi (13.7 km) from Playa Grande
      • Offers 3 restaurants
      • Has 3 outdoor pools, a swim-up bar, and a spa

      JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort and Spa - Luxury property rated 4.5 stars

      • 5.7 mi (9.2 km) from Playa Grande
      • Boasts 6 restaurants
      • Enjoy the 4 outdoor pools, 2 poolside bars, and private beach

      Bahia del Sol Beach Front Boutique Hotel - Beach property rated 3.5 stars

      • 9.7 mi (15.6 km) from Playa Grande
      • Amenities include a swim-up bar, an outdoor pool, and a spa
      • Has a restaurant

      Hotel Sugar Beach - Beach property with a 3-star rating

      • 11.1 mi (17.9 km) from Playa Grande
      • Access to an outdoor pool, a bar, and a garden
      • Dining options include a restaurant


      What Can I Do in Playa Grande?


      Travelers love exploring the beaches in Playa Grande, and say that there are lots of great restaurants here. For some time by the water, you can head to Grande Beach and Ventanas Beach. You'll also find top attractions like Tamarindo Beach and Conchal Beach in the area.


      Playa Grande is also known for its:

      • Surfing
      • Boating
      • Bird watching

      When Should I Visit Playa Grande?


      Here's a breakdown of the seasonal weather to help with picking vacation dates:


      • The hottest months are typically April and May, while January and February are the coldest months
      • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 83° F and nighttime temperatures average 61° F
      • April-June: 84° F is the daytime average and 64° F is the nighttime average
      • July-September: Daytime averages are around 81° F and nighttime averages are around 63° F
      • October-December: The average temperatures are 80° F during the day and 62° F at night
      • Average rainfall is 72.76 inches in a year

      How to Get to Playa Grande and Around the Area



      Playa Grande Transportation
      NameTypeDistance
      Tamarindo (TNO)Airport2.4 mi (3.9 km)
      Nosara (NOB)Airport27.6 mi (44.4 km)
      Liberia (LIR-Daniel Oduber Intl.)Airport28.1 mi (45.3 km)

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