Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in Playa Grande

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation 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-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation 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 cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Playa Grande a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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

Travelers 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 83°F.

Natural features

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 center:

  • 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

Traveling 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 center.

Where to stay around Playa Grande?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 455 vacation rentals near Playa Grande. From 155 Houses to 41 Villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Playa Grande for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Playa Grande:

  • Marbella: 22 vacation rentals
  • Palm Beach Estates: 103 vacation rentals
  • Junquillal: 49 vacation rentals
  • Coco Sunset Hills: 212 vacation rentals
  • Ladera del Mar: 246 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Playa Grande?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Playa Grande. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Ventanas Beach: 1,897 vacation rentals
  • Las Baulas National Marine Park: 1,900 vacation rentals
  • Flamingo Beach: 1,290 vacation rentals
  • Ocotal Beach: 1,682 vacation rentals
  • Playa Hermosa: 1,257 vacation 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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Playa Grande?

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

  • Villas: 41 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 201 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 11 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Playa Grande?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 389 vacation rentals with pool available in Playa Grande. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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