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Papagayo nightlife

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Papagayo nightlife

Hi,

Wondered if anyone can help. I'm looking to go to Costa Rica later this year and stay in the Papagayo area. I was wondering if there are any bars or restaurants outside of the hotels. Not looking for anything major just chillded out places.

I was wondering if there was maybe a town/village in the area that you can go for a walk around.

Also which hotels are near the best beaches or near any nightlife.

Would really appreciate anu suggestions, thanks

Playas del Coco
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1. Re: Papagayo nightlife

The closest village to Liberia airport is Playas del Coco. In Coco you have a lot of restaurants and several bars, however there are only 2 night clubs. It is a nice village, where you can walk everywhere and it is very safe. The beach itself is not the best one in Costa Rica, it is a black (volcanic) sand beach but the water is very clean. Just around the corner, you have a white sand beach that you can reach by kayak or by car - it is called La Penca.

Then you also have Tamarindo, which is a surfing village with a very nice beach. Tamarindo is located at about 1h drive from Liberia airport. It has a lot of restaurants and bars, however it is not as safe a Playas del Coco.

I hope it helps!

San Jose, Costa Rica
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2. Re: Papagayo nightlife

Papagayo gulf is huge...and depends where you are staying...some little towns...Playa Hermosa...Coco beach...and a little far out Liberia!

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