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Things to do in Playa Grande

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Ranked #1 of 6 attractions in Playa Grande
Category: Specialty Shops; Wellness Spas
Owner description: Frijoles Locos Surf Shop provides fun, safe and professional surf lessons for the whole family. Our store is packed with... more » Owner description: Frijoles Locos Surf Shop provides fun, safe and professional surf lessons for the whole family. Our store is packed with retail surf and resort wear, board shorts and bikinis are an essential item for around here! We offer quality surfboard rentals, snorkel equipment, bike rentals, boogie boards, SUP Stand Up Paddleboards and other beach rentals including beach chairs and shade. We offer personalized surf vacation packages for couples, small groups or families (surf guiding, surf lessons, massages, yoga, adventure... see website)....We offer concierge services prior to your arrival, to help organize your activities, tours, ground transportation, everything you need to make your week go smoothly. If you are traveling to Costa Rica with children, contact us, we have pack n plays/ cribs for rent, a portable high chair and plenty of good advice for families. Upstairs from the surf shop we have two vacation rental apartments perfect for individual families of 4-5 people, or two families on vacation together. There is an adjoining door that means you can have your own privacy when you want it. The condos upstairs are very comfortable, with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, sized around 1250 sq. feet. Just email us for more info/ photos. Also located onsite is the El Frijol Feliz Day Spa for amazing massages, spa services, pedicures, and more. Recently under new management the Day Spa contact is separate to Frijoles Locos however we are happy to connect you. Frijoles Locos are your one stop shop for everything you need for your Playa Grande family/ surf/ vacation! Please contact us prior to arrival so we can best help you for all your vacation needs. « less
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Ranked #2 of 6 attractions in Playa Grande
Category: Specialty Shops; Shopping
Owner description: Come check out Mini Mop Surf Shop located in Matapalo on the way to the beaches of Playa Grande, where you can be assured... more » Owner description: Come check out Mini Mop Surf Shop located in Matapalo on the way to the beaches of Playa Grande, where you can be assured your damaged surfboards will be repaired with the highest quality at a fast and affordable rate! We have surfboards for rent and sale available, and even offer surf lessons to any daring newbie wanting to learn the art of surf! Our instructor is a local guy who is fluent in English and Spanish, with years of experience in surfing and teaching. Transportation is available if needed, because we want no surfer left behind! Fees will depend on location of residence. Remember! We have the lowest prices around and the best deals to offer!!! Call us or stop by the shop, which is 200 meters from the soccer field on the right-hand side driving towards Playa Grande. Pura Vida!!! « less
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Ranked #3 of 6 attractions in Playa Grande
Category: Surf Camps; Shopping
Owner description: Welcome to MatosSurfShop with tree locations, two in Tamarindo Beach and one at the National Park Playa Grande),Costa Rica.... more » Owner description: Welcome to MatosSurfShop with tree locations, two in Tamarindo Beach and one at the National Park Playa Grande),Costa Rica. We are the Surf Shop that offers "Whatever a surfer needs". Located in Playa Grande National Park Las Baulas, the PLAYA GRANDE SURF SHOP offers a big selection in new and used Surfboards. From sizes 5.0 To 10 ft we have them for rent and to sell. We take the Surf Photos at Playa Grande and we have been capturing the action Since 2000. Full Surf Supply and King Ding Repair EXPRESS Fast and Clean. Original T-Shirts with Our Own Photos and art work, and a big selection of souvenirs made by local Artists. We also offer our own Video Productions and Custom Photo and Video Service, and of course Surf Lessons at Playa Grande or Tamarindo depending upon your level. « less
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Ranked #4 of 6 attractions in Playa Grande
Category: National Parks; Outdoors
This park supports the Pacific Ocean's largest nesting colony of leatherback turtles.
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Ranked #5 of 6 attractions in Playa Grande
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Owner description: At Playa Grande Surf School we offer walk up surf lessons for 1 or more people. Each lesson last 1 to 2 hours and will be... more » Owner description: At Playa Grande Surf School we offer walk up surf lessons for 1 or more people. Each lesson last 1 to 2 hours and will be instructed by one of our qualified instructors. Each lesson is tide dependant so if necessary we will give you a time for your lesson. We provide everything you will need to become a surfer. « less
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