Playa Conchal

People have been enjoying the Playa Conchal beach in Costa Rica’s province of Guanacaste for hundreds of years. Indians lived in the area before Spanish settlers came to the region in the 15th century. Playa Conchal is now regarded as one of the most enticing beaches in Costa Rica. The beautiful weather and warm water make this a great vacation destination. Families with children appreciate the calmness of the water, and snorkelers enjoy the clarity of the water. The province of Guanacaste is known for its pristine beaches, surfing, fishing and golf. Accommodations vary from inexpensive motels to luxury resorts.

Playa Conchal Guanacaste, Costa RicaThere are many things for visitors to do at the beach and in the water. Swimmers, scuba divers and snorkelers will have a chance to view the area’s marine life while they are in the crystal clear water. The beach is four kilometers long, and there is plenty of room for walking, jogging and sunbathing. Surfers of all skill levels will be able to surf here. Surfing lesson are available at the Point Break Surf School. Boats will take travelers out on the ocean for deep sea fishing adventures or leisurely sunset cruises.

Playa Conchal visitors who are having a hard time choosing between the beach and the golf course will not have a problem. The Garra de Leon Golf Course is close to the beach. Golfers can see the ocean while they are on the course. The course is between the ocean and a forest.

Adventurous travelers who want to get a close look at the scenery in the Playa Conchal region can take ATVs on a guided tour through the forests and mountains of the area. Another exciting way to see the scenery is to take a whitewater rafting trip down the Colorado River.

Travelers who only want to sleep in their choice of accommodation will find inexpensive motels in the town of Brasilito less than a mile from Playa Conchal. Those who want all the amenities offered at luxury resorts on the beach can stay at the Westin Resort & Spa or the Reserva Conchal.

Playa Conchal is a 10-minute drive from the Tamarindo Airport in the city of Tamarindo and a 45-minute drive from the Daniel Oduber Quiros International Airport in the city of Liberia. The airport in Tamarindo is only served by domestic flights. Taxis will take passengers to Playa Conchal from both airports.

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