Destination guide

Travel to relaxing Playa Azul

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Playa Azul. This relaxing city attracts visitors thanks to its restaurants and surfing. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Sightseeing in and around Playa Azul

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

  • 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)

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 28°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Playa Azul

Travellers love Playa Azul for its pristine beaches and beautiful ocean views. Whether you're an adventurous traveller 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 centre:

  • 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

Travelling 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 centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Playa Azul?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 337 holiday lettings around Playa Azul. From 200 houses to 66 villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a seaside property in Playa Azul?

Don't just spend a morning at the beach. Round up your clan and stay as close as possible to it! The sound of rippling waves and extraordinary sea views? We'd say it's a no-brainer! HomeAway has 110 beachside getaway homes for you to select from. Open to other suggestions? HomeAway has loads more rental options to search through, including:

  • 95 ocean-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 93 beach holiday accommodation options.
  • 64 beachfront holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Playa Azul?

If you want to have an authentic local experience and love having lots of room to move, renting an entire house is the way to go. There are 203 options currently available on HomeAway. Prices start from £50 a night. Or maybe you'd prefer one of the area's other popular self-catering accommodation options, such as:

  • Villa: 65 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £75 per night.
  • Condo: 26 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £77 per night.
  • Hotel: 17 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £16 per night.

Can I stay in Playa Azul in a large group?

There's nothing like getting together with old friends or spending time with your loved ones in a sensational new locale. And what's best, HomeAway has places big enough for the whole crew. The top choice for larger groups here are house holiday rentals, and you'll find 42 currently listed. If you're travelling in a big group, the holiday properties that will suit your needs include:

  • Are you on the hunt for rentals that can sleep 6 guests? We have 164 that will be ideal. Prices start from £50 per night.
  • If you've got 8 in your family, you'll be thrilled to discover that there are 98 holiday rentals suitable. Prices begin at just £92 a night.
  • Seeking out places for rent catering to 10 guests? You'll be thrilled to learn we have 72 that'll be ideal. You can grab one from just £113 a night.

You and the squad will be in good hands when you organise your Playa Azul getaway with us!

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Playa Azul?

HomeAway offers an array of terrific cost-effective options. Treat your squad to some wining and dining or extend your holiday for a few nights with the pennies you save. Marbella is a great area to take a look at if you want to keep your budget under control. HomeAway has 10 holiday rentals, and the average price is an affordable £80 per night. Junquillal is another great option. HomeAway has 40 and the average price is around £104 per night.