Destination guide

Travel to tranquil Playa Azul

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Playa Azul. This relaxing city allures visitors with its restaurants and surfing. 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

Sightseeing in and around Playa Azul

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Playa Azul a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Nosara Wildlife Rescue (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Safari Surf School (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Hacienda Pinilla Golf Course (15.4 mi / 24.8 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Playa Azul

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 natural landscape of Playa Azul

Travelers love Playa Azul for its pristine beaches and beautiful ocean views. Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Playa Azul is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Pitahaya Beach (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • San Juanillo Beach (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Ostional National Wildlife Refuge (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Playa Pelada (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Junquillal Beach (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Nosara Beach (9.3 mi / 15 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Playa Azul

The nearest airport is in Liberia (LIR-Daniel Oduber Intl.), located 40.3 mi (64.8 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Playa Azul?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 323 vacation rentals near Playa Azul. From 185 Houses to 34 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Playa Azul for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Nosara Beach: 502 vacation rentals
  • Carrillo Beach: 435 vacation rentals
  • Avellana Beach: 1,424 vacation rentals
  • Hacienda Pinilla Golf Course: 1,419 vacation rentals
  • Grande Beach: 1,838 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Playa Azul 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 Azul?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 185 Houses in Playa Azul. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Playa Azul include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 34 rentals available
  • Villas: 63 rentals available
  • Cabins: 22 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 Azul?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 247 vacation rentals with pool available in Playa Azul. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.