Top things to do

Park in Playa Grande

Parque Nacional Marino Las Baulas de Guanacaste

Las Baulas national marine park encompasses the entire beach at Playa Grande, as well as the adjacent land and 220 sq km of ocean. This is one of the world's most important nesting areas for the critically endangere…
Italian in Playa Grande

Cafe Del Pueblo

Just east of town, this open-air Italian restaurant is a gem. Thin-crust pizzas get good reviews, and regulars rave about the innovative seafood preparations, tender steaks and homemade pasta dishes. Dine under the …
Mexican in Playa Grande

Taco Star

Three words: beachfront taco stand. Hefty beef and veggie tacos and fresh fruit batidos (shakes) will sustain you for a full day of sun and surf. Can't beat it.
Beer Garden in Playa Grande

Kike's Place

For nightlife on the northern end of Playa Grande, Kike's is the only game in town. Order the local catch of the day from the blackboard until 10pm, or hang out playing pool and watching odd (and old) movies under t…