6 days in Province of Guanacaste Itinerary

6 days in Province of Guanacaste Itinerary

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6 days in Province of Guanacaste Itinerary

Start: Phoenix
Fly:  13​h 45​min
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Playas del Coco
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: Phoenix


Nosara ©
Along with its agricultural and fishing heritage, Nosara stands as one of the oldest expatriate communities in the country.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at San Juanillo Beach and Barrigona Beach. Visiting Nosara Refuge for Wildlife and SIBU Wildlife Sanctuary will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Nosara side-trips: Playa Samara (Spas & Wellness, Kingfisher Sportfishing, & more). The adventure continues: take in the exciting artwork at MAEL's ABSTRACT ART GALLERY and try for a hole-in-one at Jungle Mini Golf, Nosara.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Nosara online travel route builder .

Phoenix, USA to Nosara is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In January, Nosara is much hotter than Phoenix - with highs of 91°F and lows of 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Playas del Coco.

Things to do in Nosara

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Side Trips

Playa Samara, San Juanillo Beach
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San Juanillo Beach ©
San Juanillo Beach
SIBU Wildlife Sanctuary ©
SIBU Wildlife Sanctuary
Barrigona Beach ©
Barrigona Beach

Playas del Coco

A long-established beach community, Playas del Coco has developed a reputation as a favored spot for young travelers and locals to let loose by the sea.
On the 2nd (Fri), view the masterpieces at Hidden Garden Art Gallery and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Playas del Coco online trip planner .

Drive from Nosara to Playas del Coco in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. February in Playas del Coco sees daily highs of 93°F and lows of 71°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Playas del Coco

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Hidden Garden Art Gallery
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River Rafting & Tubing
Hidden Garden Art Gallery ©
Hidden Garden Art Gallery
Rojas Bros Boruca Indigenous Arts ©
Rojas Bros Boruca Indigenous Arts
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