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Playa Blanca and its sister beach were recommended by our concierge. We drove about 45 minutes and found the turnoff--a hidden gem! Quite a community tucked away and secure parking was about $5. The first beach is pretty, a little rocky, and very calm--excellent for...More
this is a nice small beach. when we went, we were alone so that was great. the water was nice and the sand was great as well. the waves were not that bad so it was easy to go in the water. it was really...More
Just so you know ... Playa Blanca in Guanacaste is not the similarly named beach in other parts of the country.
This beach is between Playa Junquillal and Playa Negra in Guanacaste on the Nicoya Peninsula, facing west to the Pacific. It is an amazing...More
This is one of the most amazing beaches we have ever visited. Lovely sand, plenty of trees for shade, free loungers (if you're early); picnic and BBQ spots, warm clear water, rocks pools at low tide for the kids. Just lovely. Access tricky as it...More
ACCESS: This is a beach owned by the hotels/resorts (which from the beach look incredible). You can access by parking at nearby playa mantas and walking south along the beach. It's maybe a 10 minute leisurely walk.
The water is perfect, very still with occasional...More
Thanks to all the reviewers that pointed us to Playa Blanca. This was one of our favorite "finds" in Costa Rica. We stayed at Jaco Beach and Playa Blanca was only a 30 minute drive. You have to follow directions to get to Playa Blanca...More