• Playa Carrillo

    Playa Carrillo, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica .

    It is a white sand beach with services such as parking and picnic area. It is famous for being one of the least developed and quietest beaches in the region. Due to the characteristics of the waves, it is a good beach for families, for swimming and for water sports such as snorkeling.

    Carrillo Beach received the 5 Star Ecological Blue Flag1 awarded by the Costa Rican Tourism Institute that certifies the good quality of water, safety and cleanliness of the beach. He also received the Golden Star2 for his commitment to the environment and for preventing water pollution.

    It presents a type of tropical climate. Being northwest of the country has a warmer and drier climate than the rest of Costa Rica. The rainy season is from April to November but in this part of the country it is usually a little shorter and less rainy.

  • Playa Samara

    Playa Sámara, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica .

    It has an extensive white sand beach whose image is crowned by the island Chora, a few kilometers from the coast, and with a swell that makes it suitable for various water sports. The place is an amalgam between coastal nature and all the necessary facilities of a resort, among which are a wide range of hotels, restaurants and bars.

  • Playa Camaronal

    Playa Camaronal, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica .

    Camaronal combines gray sand with loose stone and beautiful sunsets. This site belongs to the Camaronal Wildlife Refuge, seven kilometers from Sámara in Guanacaste. In it you can surf, walk the trails or enjoy the sun. It is a beach that is still not very crowded.

    In Camaronal beach you can witness the spawning of sea turtles during certain times of the year. Near the beach, there are some lodging alternatives. The area is still very virgin, making it a perfect place to relax in solitude. It is 40 minutes from Carrillo beach, and one hour from Sámara, where you will find a wide range of hotels and restaurants.

    Much of the way to the beach is ballast and is in acceptable condition. You can reach Camaronal by car.

  • Playa Barrigona

    Playa Barrigona, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica .

    To get to Barrigona beach, a few kilometers from Sámara in Guanacaste, you have to cross a road in very bad condition, but then you will find a heavenly place, worthy of the best sunsets, crystal clear water and good waves, which every time attracts More surfers This white sand beach is where actor Mel Gibson decided to build his huge mansion.

  • Playa Buena Vista

    Playa Buena Vista, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica .

    Buena Vista beach. Description: Buena Vista is located near Sámara in Guanacaste. The beach is divided by a river, which you must cross to enjoy the sea. It is brown sand, has a lot of stone and an intermediate swell.

  • Playa Punta Islita

    Guanacaste Province, Punta Islita, Costa Rica .

    Punta Islita Costa Rica, is located in the province of Guanacaste, on the Pacific coast. It consists of two small beaches, one of the best beaches in Costa Rica. They have amazing white sand, magnificent sunsets and wavy sea. The small community of Punta Islita is the perfect setting for a sunny holiday next to these beautiful little virgin beaches. There is even a charming church in the small town square. These small precious bays are separated by 80 million-year-old towers of volcanic rocks.

  • Rest Leyenda

    Leyenda Hotel & Restaurante, Guanacaste Province, Hojancha, Costa Rica .

    Cuisine types

    • International
    • Italian
    • Local

    Dietary options

    • Vegetarian


    • Family friendly
    • Traditional
    • Romantic
    • Casual

    Other features

    • À la carte
    • Outdoor seating
    • Reservations welcome