Is Playa Tamarindo The Best Beach In Costa Rica?
For us, definitely yes, because we decided to live here, back in 2009. And we are sure you’ll going to love Playa Tamarindo too. In Tamarindo you can experience a lot. Diving, sailing, zip-lining, sportfishing, jetski, volcano tours. Just to name the most important.
Playas near Tamarindo
The best beach in Costa Rica, Guanacaste, for us is Playa Conchal. A must have if you vacation in Tamarindo. Beautiful white sand. Very nice for swimming and other activities.
Playa Flamingo – is a popular beach with stunning, fine white sand. But is a little one.
Bahia de las piratas – This beach is a real secret tip. Hard to find, but definitely worth it. The catch is you need a good car.
Playa Minas – another insider tip.
Playa Potrero – Playa Potrero is nice little fishing town. If you like to relax, you are definitely on the right beach.
Playa Avellana – Playa Avellana, or “little Hawaii” how the locals call Avellana is a paradise for the experienced surfer.
Playa Brasilito – Nestled along parts of Guanacaste’s most lovely coastline is Brasilito Beach, a sprawling grey-sand beach and charming town.
Playa Grande – Playa Grande is renowed for the leatherback turtles. Every year they come back to lay their eggs in white sand. Playa Grande is part of the Marino Las Baulas National Park.
Playa Negra – Playa Negra is a beautiful dark-sand beach famous in the surfing community for its right-hand barrel waves.
Other Playas in Guanacaste
Playa Hermosa – Relaxing? Swimming? Then Playa Hermosa is the right choice for you.
Papagayo Gulf – The northern Guanacaste shoreline looks out over the expansive Gulf of Papagayo (Golfo de Papagayo), the setting for Costa Rica’s premier luxury resorts and most sought after beaches.
Playa del Coco – Coco Beach (Playa del Coco) is well known for its popularity with Costa Rica’s youth.
Playa Panama – Playa Panama is in the neighborhood from Playa Hermosa. Great for nature lovers.
Playa Ocotal – is a small beach in the neighborhood of Playa del Coco. Ideal for relaxing, swimming and fun in the sun.
Golfo de Santa Elena – Situated within the northwestern reaches of the Guanacaste region, the Golfo de Santa Elena provides visitors with sun-dappled beaches, thriving forests, and a bountiful Pacific Ocean.
Playa Azul – Playa Azul is a stunning beach, named for its mile-long stretch of dark, almost cobalt blue sand and azure sea.