Playa Conchal, Guanacaste / Travel Blog Costa Rica
Low budget travellers should avoid Playa Conchal, since this beach on the Pacific Coast in the Province of Guanacaste is considered to be one of Costa Rica’s most exclusive destinations. Close to the beaches of Tamarindo, Brasilito and Flamingo, Playa Conchal is named after the crushed shells that form the main ingredient of its almost two and half mile super white beach. A rocky point separates Playa Conchal from Playa Brasilito, a more affordable destination.
The easiest way to reach Playa Conchal is by air, through the Airport of Tamarindo, which receives domestic flights from Costa Rica’s Juan Santamaria International Airport and Tobias Bolanos Domestic Airport. Most tourists who are visiting Guanacaste, prefer to fly to Daniel Oduber International Airport in Liberia.
From there it’s only short under one hour drive. The beach of Conchal is a true tropical paradise and receives a lot of sunshine during the dry season form December to April; an average of almost 12 hours per day and the climate is one of the bests of Costa Rica.
Play Conchal offers all the ingredients to enjoy the excellent waters of the Pacific with an extremely rich marine life. The conditions are optimal for sport fishing, diving, snorkelling and surfing, because the blue water of Conchal is crystal clear.
Close to beach of Conchal one of the most luxurious resorts of Costa Rica is located; the five star Paradisus Resort, with the famous Garra de Leon championship golf course that is considered to be one of the best of Central America.
More inland form Conchal you can visit some small towns reflecting the rural life of Guanacaste, famous for it’s pastures full of beef cattle. The National Marine Park Balas de Guanacaste – Tamarindo is close by, where you can observe the sea turtles coming on shore to lay their eggs and bury them in the hot sand of the beaches of Costa Rica.