If you have every wanted to vacation on a beach that is quite and inviting, keep reading because we will give you a glimpse of what kind of beaches are offered in Costa Rica. The beaches highlighted are Playa Conchal, Playa Flamingo and Playa Tamarindo. In Costa Rica there are a variety of beaches, from dark to gray rocky beaches to bright golden and white powder sandy beaches. Together with the panoramic coastline views, you might not want to go home.
One of the first amazing beaches to visit is Playa Conchal near the small village of Brasilito. Playa Conchal located about ½ mile from Playa Brasilito is on the road from Huacas that leads you into the village at the ocean front. The village of Brasilito, which has a few restaurants, shops and accommodations, does not have a great beach here. The beach at Playa Conchal and Playa Flamingo is much better located future down the coast.
This remarkable beach named after the huge number of shells that washes up onto the beach is made up from crushed shells over thousand of years. Walking along the shore line you will be able to find and gather shells while enjoying the beautiful views of the area. The water on this beach is ideal for snorkeling and swimming with its crystal clear water. The water is clean and clear and great for snorkeling and looking at a variety of fish. Playa Conchal is a local favorite for divers and snorkelers who like to snorkel around the corners of the rocks and cliffs of Brasilito. One of the popular resorts nearby is the Paradisus Playa Conchal, an all-inclusive resort is one of the best resorts along this coast,
Future down the beach is Playa Flamingo, a nice white sand beach with very little crowds. This popular beach is also known as Playa Blanca. The area has been recently developed by the Flamingo Beach Hotel for sport fishing and boating. The Flamingo Beach Hotel, a moderate small property that is ideal for beach lovers and sport fishing enthuses have an ideal location to do both. The easiest way to find this area is to fly into Tamarindo and either rent a car or have the hotel pick you up.
If you are driving and decide not to visit Brasilito, you can drive south to Tamarindo. The road into Tamarindo is unpaved but drivable. The beach is large and attractive, both for walking, swimming and surfing. The town of Tamarindo is a popular destination with a variety of hotels and beach resorts located along its 1 mile stretch. There are many restaurants and shops within this small village to accommodate the local and tourist that come to stay and visit. The village is small only a few blocks along the beach front, but ideal for beach lovers and surfers to enjoy the scenery and views. Recommended stay is 3 – 4 days.
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