Beaches

The North Pacific coast of Costa Rica is literally peppered with beautiful beaches. Playa Grande itself is a lovely white sand beach, almost 5 km (3.5 miles) long, perfect for surfing, boogie boarding or simply sunbathing. Below are some of our favorite beaches in the immediate area. Playa Ventanas Directly north of Playa Grande, Playa Ventanas is “more of the same”, …

Playa Conchal

Playa Conchal is a great beach to visit for all ages. It is great for snorkeling and scuba diving. The sand on the North side of the beach is closer to what someone would think of as “Playa Conchal”, which means “Shell Beach”. The sand looks like whole shells put into a blender that exploded. The water is normally calm …