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
1
Playa Samara
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Playa Conchal
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h
End: Phoenix

3
nights
Playa Samara

Playa Samara ©
A beach town with just enough development to be comfortable for families accustomed to the trappings of modern life, Playa Samara has the resorts you'd expect to find in such a scenic area, but they don't hinder the relaxing atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): kick back and relax at Samara Beach, identify plant and animal life at Werner Sauter Biological Reserve, and then admire all the interesting features of Kingfisher Sportfishing. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Wed): soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers and then enjoy the sand and surf at Barrigona Beach.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Playa Samara online trip itinerary maker .

Phoenix, USA to Playa Samara is an approximately 13-hour flight. Traveling from Phoenix to Playa Samara, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Phoenix in January, things will get warmer in Playa Samara: highs are around 91°F and lows about 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Playa Conchal.

Things to do in Playa Samara

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Samara Beach ©
Samara Beach
Barrigona Beach ©
Barrigona Beach
Spas & Wellness

2
nights
Playa Conchal

Playa Conchal ©
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): explore and take pictures at Kingpin Sportfishing and then enjoy the sand and surf at Tamarindo Beach. On the 2nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Playa Avellana and then contemplate the waterfront views at Potrero Beach.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Playa Conchal sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Playa Samara to Playa Conchal in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Playa Conchal can reach 93°F, while at night they dip to 71°F. On the 3rd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Playa Conchal

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Tamarindo, Potrero Beach, Playa Avellana
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Playa Conchal ©
Playa Conchal
Playa Avellana ©
Playa Avellana
Tamarindo Beach ©
Tamarindo Beach

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