Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in Playa Grande

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Playa Grande. Well known for its surfing, restaurants and boating, this romantic city won't disappoint. Conchal Beach and Flamingo Beach are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Playa Grande

Are you searching for attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Playa Grande a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hacienda Pinilla Golf Course (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Monkey Park (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Playa Grande

Travellers enjoy Playa Grande for its surfing. If warm-weather activities are high on your list, April, May, March and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 28°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Playa Grande

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Playa Grande is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Conchal Beach (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Flamingo Beach (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Grande Beach (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Ventanas Beach (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Las Baulas de Guanacaste National Marine Park (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Tamarindo Beach (2 mi / 3.2 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Playa Grande

The nearest airport is in Liberia (LIR-Daniel Oduber Intl.), located 28.1 mi (45.3 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay near Playa Grande?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 457 holiday rentals near Playa Grande. From 155 Houses to 41 Villas, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Playa Grande for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Playa Grande?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Playa Grande:

  • Palm Beach Estates: 103 holiday homes
  • Marbella: 22 holiday homes
  • Junquillal: 50 holiday homes
  • Coco Sunset Hills: 213 holiday homes
  • Rancho Armadillo: 68 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Playa Grande?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Playa Grande. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Las Baulas National Marine Park: 1,872 holiday rentals
  • Ventanas Beach: 1,865 holiday rentals
  • Monkey Park: 2,082 holiday rentals
  • Playa Hermosa: 1,236 holiday rentals
  • Rocio's Kitchen: 1,232 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Playa Grande listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Playa Grande?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 155 Houses in Playa Grande. Our other popular types of Playa Grande holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 41 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 203 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 11 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Playa Grande?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 391 holiday homes with pool available in Playa Grande. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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