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I got up early to come to the beach for a quiet walk before the crowds arrived. It was beautiful but the noisy leaf blower spoiled everything. Leaf blowers seem really out of keeping with the way things are run here.
Off the beaten path and a little hard to find but well worth the effort. Follow the path from the car park down to the beach and keep walking to the left. You will come to rocks with a rope to help you climb (only...More
Playa Blanca is an adventure to get to. The roads are tough so make sure you have a reliable car! There is a small parking lot and an attendant when we visited. We were told to be sure to take everything of value with you....More
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