Playa Conchal, Playa Conchal

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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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  • We loved this beach. It was one of the best beaches I have been to in Costa Rica. The water is clear, the sand is a little bit shelly by the water but smoother up towards the trees. We hung out here a...  more »
  • great beach made of tiny shells and clear water. Love the locals on the beach selling coconuts with rum and the massages are fantastic. Make sure to visit "merry" for her massages. Its definitely wort...  more »
  • A beautiful beach which is more quiet and relaxed than more glamorous Tamarindo neighbor. Need to drive few hundred meters on unpaved road but not a major issue even with a basic car. There is a kind of informal parking with the self-appointed attendant who will guide where to park and will "watch" your car for 500 colones. The area near the parking is a little more crowded, there are some stalls with drinks and souvenirs. If are you not lazy, the best is t walk some 300-400 meters and than you to get to a serene area with very few people around, trees coming almost all the way to the water and a beautiful unspoiled beach. The water is much quieter compared to many other beaches around too, so it's good for swimming
  • The best one in the area. Not recomended for small kids.
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