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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.

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