Get away to romantic Playa Grande! Enjoy the beaches, surfing, and local cuisine.

Get away to romantic Playa Grande! Enjoy the beaches, surfing, and local cuisine.

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Beaches, Dining and Surfing

Top Hotels in Playa Grande

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
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Hotel El Manglar
3 out of 5
Palm Beach Estates, Playa Grande, Guanacaste
$44
per night
Sep 23 - Sep 24
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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Hotel Cantarana
3.5 out of 5
Palm Beach Estates, Playa Grande, Guanacaste
$65
per night
Sep 23 - Sep 24
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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RipJack Inn
3 out of 5
100m al sur de Minae, Playa Grande, Guanacaste
$56
per night
Sep 23 - Sep 24
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

Popular things to do in Playa Grande

Flamingo Beach
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Flamingo Beach

4.5/5 (289 Ratings)

Sunbathe on the soft sand, snorkel in the clear ocean water and spy turtles, crocodiles and monkeys at a marine park at this scenic beach.

Playa Hermosa
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Playa Hermosa

4/5 (231 Ratings)

Scenic green mountains enclose this beach where scuba divers, snorkelers and surfers flock to explore the curling waves and diverse marine life.

Coco Beach
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Coco Beach

4/5 (399 Ratings)

Explore the depths of the ocean with your snorkel and fly through the treetops of the jungle on a zip line in this picturesque beach town.

Top activities in Playa Grande

Palo Verde National Park Boat Safari on Tempisque River
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Palo Verde National Park Boat Safari on Tempisque River

$95

A 2 hour boat safari on the Tempisque River bordering Palo Verde National Park viewing a vast array of wildlife such as iguanas, crocodiles, monkeys, and many species of birds.

Tropical Sunset Tour with Snorkeling & Kayaking
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Tropical Sunset Tour with Snorkeling & Kayaking

$85

Indulge in a mesmerizing catamaran cruise along the scenic Guanacaste coast with opportunities to swim, snorkel, and kayak. From Flamingo Beach, sail north aboard a sailing boat, discovering the ideal location to plumb the ocean's aquamarine depths and soak in the sunset.

Natural Wonders of Rincon de la Vieja Volcano National Park
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Natural Wonders of Rincon de la Vieja Volcano National Park

$130

A full day tour exploring the flora, fauna and natural wonders of Rincon de la Vieja Volcano National Park. The day consists of a moderate 2-hour hike where you will see wildlife and volcanic activity, have a visit to Oropendola Waterfall where you can swim in the blue lagoon, eat a typical Costa Rican lunch, and then relax hot springs and enjoy a volcanic mud bath.

Tamarindo ATV Tour
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Tamarindo ATV Tour

$105

Explore the rugged Costa Rican coast on a powerful ATV during this off-road adventure of a lifetime. The region's diverse flora and fauna and views of the sparkling ocean kissing the horizon are on full display throughout the entire adrenaline-pumping journey.

Guachipelin Adventure: Zipline, Horseback & River Tubing
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Guachipelin Adventure: Zipline, Horseback & River Tubing

$120

First you will get strapped in your harness and start the ziplining course. The canopy tour takes you into a steep canyon over a turbulent river, where you will zipline, rappel and rock climb, cross hanging bridges and ride Tarzan swings.

Cathedral Waterfall Hot Springs Adventure Rincon de la Vieja from from La Cruz
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Cathedral Waterfall Hot Springs Adventure Rincon de la Vieja from from La Cruz

$125

Itinerary 8:00 am - to 8:30am: Pick-up by bi-lingual guide from regions of Liberia, Playa del Coco, Playa Hermosa or Panama Beach at your hotel/apartment. Time and place to be communicated in advance.