5 days in Province of Guanacaste Itinerary

5 days in Province of Guanacaste Itinerary

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5 days in Province of Guanacaste Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  10 h
1
Tamarindo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Playa Samara
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Liberia
— 1 night
Fly:  9 h 15 min
End: Toronto

2
nights
Tamarindo

Surfing remains the main reason to take a trip to Tamarindo, as the beachside town is mostly known for its excellent waves.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): kick back and relax at Tamarindo Beach and then stroll through Playa Conchal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Thu): get a tailor-made plan with Private Tours and then find something for the whole family at Black Stallion Eco Park & Estates.

To see topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Tamarindo trip tool .

Toronto, Canada to Tamarindo is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can go by car to Playa Samara.

Things to do in Tamarindo

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Black Stallion Eco Park & Estates, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Playa Conchal
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Tamarindo Beach ©
Tamarindo Beach
Playa Conchal ©
Playa Conchal

1
night
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 31st (Fri): kick back and relax at Samara Beach, then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Playa Samara driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Tamarindo to Playa Samara takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Liberia.

Things to do in Playa Samara

Outdoors Beaches Tours
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Samara Beach ©
Samara Beach
Spas
Horseback Riding Tours

1
night
Liberia

Liberia ©
Tourism in Liberia has been growing since the opening of its airport, with more and more international visitors using the city as a starting point for explorations of the country's northwest.
On the 1st (Sat), contemplate the long history of Church of La Ermita La Agonia.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Liberia tour itinerary app .

You can drive from Playa Samara to Liberia in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Liberia

Historic Sites Museums
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Church of La Ermita La Agonia ©
Church of La Ermita La Agonia

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