Where to stay around Playa Grande?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 155 holiday lettings near Playa Grande. From 83 houses to 29 condos, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Playa Grande is on HomeAway.

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

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Playa Grande:

  • Palm Beach Estates: 158 holiday homes
  • Playa Grande Estates: 38 holiday homes
  • Ladera del Mar: 209 holiday homes
  • Coco Sunset Hills: 180 holiday homes
  • Junquillal: 42 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Playa Grande?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Playa Grande. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Grande Beach: 1,653 holiday lettings
  • Playa Ventanas: 1,652 holiday lettings
  • WAYRA Institute of Spanish: 1,374 holiday lettings
  • Flamingo Beach: 1,818 holiday lettings
  • Reserva Conchal Golf Course: 1,836 holiday lettings

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 holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent houses in Playa Grande?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 83 houses in Playa Grande. Our other popular types of Playa Grande holiday rentals include:

  • Condos: 29 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 20 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 11 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Playa Grande?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 120 holiday homes with pool available in Playa Grande. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a holiday rental in Playa Grande, Costa Rica your home away from home

    Playa Grande self-catering holiday accommodation is set in a beach town in Costa Rica’s Guanacaste Province, on the country’s west coast. It’s a location famed for its wildlife, and also boasts some of the best conditions for surfing in the country.

    Things to do in Playa Grande, Costa Rica

    Playa Grande self-catering holiday rentals are found within the Parque Nacional Marino Laus Baulas, which is a national park designated to protect the giant leatherback sea turtle. It protects what is the largest nesting site in the whole of the Central American region. On holiday here you’ll be able to witness these creatures laying their eggs, and there are a host of other unique wildlife experiences on offer in the area. The forest here bustles with a rich variety of species, including a host of different birds and reptiles. A popular day trip for holidaymakers visiting self-catering villas in Playa Grande is to take a guided jungle boat tour. On one of these trips you’ll be able to get close to monkeys, a host of bird species and crocodiles, and get expert insight on this spectacular ecosystem. The other big draw for people visiting Playa Grande is the world-class surfing conditions. The waves here are considered near perfect and the destination would suit both seasoned surfers and newcomers to the sport – you’ll be able to get lessons at the numerous local surf camps. Playa Grande is perfectly equipped for tourism, with numerous excellent bars and restaurants to discover, representing a variety of cuisines. Golf is also available within a short drive, at the Hacienda Pinilla Club, which boasts an 18-hole course designed to the highest international specifications and set amid breathtaking scenery.

    Places to visit on holiday in Playa Grande, Costa Rica

    During your visit to a self-catering apartment in Playa Grande you could take the chance to see more of the spectacular Guanacaste Province. One of the essential destinations is the Rincon de la Vieja National Park, set around the volcano of the same name and boasting geothermal features, as well as an almost unrivalled diversity of wildlife.

    Weather in Playa Grande, Costa Rica

    Playa Grande holiday accommodation is set in one of Costa Rica’s drier regions, and there are two distinct seasons here – the driest conditions can be found between November and April, when temperatures get up to the mid-30s or higher. The rest of the year is damper and a little cooler.

    Cheap flights to Playa Grande, Costa Rica

    Playa Grande holiday rentals can be reached by flying with Thomson Airways from London Gatwick (LGW) to Liberia (LIR), and from there it’s just over an hour southwest to your destination.

    Activities and attractions in Playa Grande

    Are you searching for attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Playa Grande a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Hacienda Pinilla Golf Course (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
    • Monkey Park (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)

    Seasonal weather averages in Playa Grande

    Travellers 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 28°F.

    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 centre:

    • 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)