Playas Del Coco – Best Touristic Place in Costa Rica

Playas del Coco Costa Rica vacation

Playas del Coco is the new Party Town and very popular destination in Costa Rica. Playa del Coco is the oldest fishing village in Costa Rica, which is conveniently located approximately 20 miles from the city of Liberia and 20 min away from Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport. It is the perfect place to begin any adventure in Costa Rica. Having all the amenities any vacationer might need, a car is not necessary, but if you are the adventurous type and like to go out on your own, a car might be a good idea.

Enjoy the beautiful volcanic sand beach at Playas Del Coco

Local tourism was always constant, but the city really began to grow when international tourists began to arrive in the 1990s. Due to Playa del Coco being one of the few beach areas in Guanacaste with an infrastructure it became a center for tourism and business.

Coco is one of the largest villages in the Papagayo area with plenty of touristic and sport services. There are many shops and supermarkets throughout town with 4 large supermarkets. Playa del Coco area has some small luxury resorts but mostly offers more affordable accommodations. This facts attracts a large a number of Costa Ricans, who spend their holidays in Playa del Coco as well as many budget travelers from different countries.
Playa del Coco has a very busy nightlife with many bars  and clubs in the town’s center. This small party town even has a casinos and discos as well as many restaurants for every taste.
For nature and ocean lovers Playa del Coco offers many different ocean activities, such as Scuba Diving, sport fishing, snorkeling, or relaxing boat rides.