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Playa Flamingo, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely and clean, lots of space to spread out and walk. Rocky areas great for rock pooling and snorkelling around

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Jitendra S
Reviewed May 19, 2019 via mobile

Flamingo beach is one of the prettiest beaches in Costa Rica. We enjoyed walking the beach and watching the sunset. It was the perfect way to end our day.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Kurt K
Reviewed April 24, 2019

If you haven't seen the sunset from playa flamingo your missing out. The beach itself is spotless, close to restaurants and shopping.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank redsox_dave09
Reviewed April 7, 2019 via mobile

This is a wonderful beach to hit up with a cooler filled with drinks and nibbles. Not a lot of places to eat off the beach like in Tamarindo. The ocean here is a little calmer with fewer reefs and rocks so it makes for...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank whitjohnw
Reviewed April 7, 2019

Great beach to suntan or swim. Close to our hotel and all the locals are very friendly. The beach is about a mile long and it is great to walk from end to end.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jack B
Reviewed March 24, 2019

The water is clear and nice but at very high tide can be dangerous. Go down the beach towards the south end for the safest swimming

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Eddie W
Reviewed March 20, 2019

We spent the day on this gorgeous beach, swimming in the ocean waters, jumping waves as the Papagau winds sent huge rollers crashing on the beach. We sipped margaritas at Margaritaville restaurant close by. All fun in the sun. Some shade from shoreline trees kept...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank thebertrands705
Reviewed March 19, 2019

The Playa Flamingo area is beautiful from the higher elevations...the sunsets were amazing. This area is much more laid back than the neighboring Tamarindo. However, it is a short drive if you need or desire a more social and active environment.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank arnoldadair
Reviewed March 10, 2019 via mobile

Beautiful long sandy beach Definitely up market Spectacular sunsets Great beach restaurant Perfection Im so lucky

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 7, 2019

If you are looking for a quiet beach to take long walks on then you will love this one. It's not crowded with tourists and seems to be a favorite of the locals on the weekend. There is plenty of shade trees available for those...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Response from CallieBanana | Reviewed this property |
Take a drive down to Tamarindo. It's a fun surfer town with lots of little shops and beachside restaurants. There are several nice beaches along the coast that are worth checking out as well, such as Playa Conchal or Playa... More
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