Playa Conchal, Playa Conchal

Must see · Beach · Nature / Park
Along the shores of the Pacific Ocean lies Playa Conchal, a memorable shell-sand beach. With calm, crystal clear waters, the beach serves as the perfect destination for swimming and snorkeling. An array of marine life awaits you beneath the water, with the possibility of catching a glimpse of a stingray or other exotic creature. If you're feeling more adventurous, you can go deep-sea fishing or scuba diving, or participate in a number of other water sports. The beach also has a few areas suitable for a night of camping under the stars. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Playa Conchal holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Playa Conchal and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • This beach is gorgeous! The sand is granular from broken shells closer to Brasilito but as you walk to the far end of the beach, it is very soft, light sand. The waters are turquoise and we found...  more »
  • We stayed at the Westin and at the W during March. The north end of the beach is full of shells and good snorkelling, the south end of the beach is soft sandy beach. You can walk in either...  more »
  • If you enjoy collecting Seashells, this is the place to go. Nice white sand beach with tons of seashells. Some rocks and coral to one side that could provide a place to snorkel on clear days. Quick...  more »
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  • Absolutely stunning , but not a safe swimming beach!
  • Great views, warm waters, calm surf.
  • I love this beach. It's clear water is magical.
  • Coolest beach I’ve seen in Costa Rica. Not sand it’s seashells
  • Amazing clear waters and beautiful beaches

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