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Address: Playa Conchal, Costa Rica

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Gorgeous Sunset

We stayed at the Westin and spent lots of time at the beach just in front of the resort. Our horseback riding trip had taken us down the length of the beach, right before sunset... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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Kitchener, Canada
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Kitchener, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

We stayed at the Westin and spent lots of time at the beach just in front of the resort. Our horseback riding trip had taken us down the length of the beach, right before sunset, when the view was the nicest. But we spent a lot more time there on our own during the day. $20 massages on the beach... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Getting there is half the adventure. You have to drive out onto a beach then up over a blind rocky hill, but then down onto Conchal beach. Don't stop and park in the busy part of the beach near the resorts . Drive all the way to the end. This time of year there aren't many people around . We... More 

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Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015 via mobile

Playa conchal is definitely a hidden gem, not easy to find but a cute little spot once you do. Upon arrival you will get approached by various vendors but if you aren't interested just say no thank you. We swam in the nice waters, had nice $20 massages which were great for the price and enjoyed coconuts on the beach.... More 

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Toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Less than an hours drive from Liberia - this is a great location on the Pacific. Friendly and safe, we had an amazing time.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

My husband and I drove there from Papagayo to get away from the black sand, and although it took about an hour and 20 minutes, we absolutely loved it! It wasn't deserted of people but wasn't crowded either, just the right amount of people to be able to get a spot of the beach all to yourself but still see... More 

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Massapequa Park, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

My wife and I spent half a day at Playa Conchal. The beach was beautiful and the water was perfect. We ate freshly caught grilled red snapper coupled with Imperial Cerveza. It was one of the best meals we had during our week long visit to Costa Rica.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

My family and i were in Guanacaste for my daughter's destination wedding. Although we all stayed at Playa Hermosa and it is a "nice, clean and clear watered" beach....we grew tired of it and the pool. We had heard about Playa Conchal from the locals and decided to try it. It. Is. BEAUTIFUL!!!! Now THAT'S a beach!!!! It reminded me... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Great beach - perfect water temperature. Great on beach massages for $20 plus tip. some say the sand is hard . . . seemed fine to me.

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Manhattan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

We recently rented a 3 bedroom 3-1/2 bath through LEP Costa Rica in the Jobo building at the Reserva Conchal. The condo was beautiful and beds were extremely comfortable. The Playa Conchal is beautiful as well. Never crowded, beautiful white sand, enough waves to make it interesting but not overwhelming. Jimmy with LEP was amazingly helpful. The facilities associated with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Beautiful beach. Get away from the Westin entrance and the vendors won't bother you so much. Beautiful beach - quite nice snorkeling on the rocks at one end. Pretty fish and decent visibility (a bit rough). The water seemed fine for swimming to me. Didn't have a huge problem with undertow. The shells were really pretty - especially on early... More 

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