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Playa Conchal

Playa Conchal, Costa Rica
+1 844-482-3474
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Overrated...disappointed dirty and not safe

I was there with my family in the summer of 2017 and fell into the hype of Costa Rica and the Pura... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
abilio r
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Thousand Oaks, California
Nice beach!

The beach is very clean, white sand but strong undertow waves. I would not recommend with small... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Annie L
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Considered the absolute best beach in Guanacaste! Also present is one of the best of the best tour companies in the country: ConchalFUn. Friendly staff always available to help make your vacation unforgettable. We speak: Spanish, English, French, Portuguese, Romanian, Italian.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beautiful beach” (148 reviews)
“white sand” (50 reviews)
“crushed shells” (24 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Playa Conchal, Costa Rica
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"beautiful beach"
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"white sand"
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"crushed shells"
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"public beach"
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"clear water"
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"be careful"
in 21 reviews
"costa rica"
in 79 reviews
"your feet"
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"favorite beach"
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"local vendors"
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"beach massage"
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"high tide"
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"westin resort"
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"nicest beaches"
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"pretty beach"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was there with my family in the summer of 2017 and fell into the hype of Costa Rica and the Pura Vida. The reality it is a dirty and unsafe country ...though in comparison to most Latin American countries it is much better. I...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The beach is very clean, white sand but strong undertow waves. I would not recommend with small children as they would probably be taken away! I went with my 3-year-old and I was afraid for her to go in the water. Lots of vendors selling...More

Thank Annie L
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our guide, Juan Carlos, brought us to Playa Conchal to swim- the entire beach is made up of sea shells that have been smoothed by the waves. It’s one of my favorite beaches now!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The beach was very clean with plenty of white sand. You probably can’t boogie board though since there aren’t many waves. Best find here is a local middle aged named Mary that has her massage table sent up. $20 for an hour. You can’t beat...More

Thank christine o
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent half a day here lounging on the beach and swimming. Water was very clear compared to the water on Tamarindo Beach. Instead of sand, there’s trillions of crushed up shells. I would maybe recommend water shoes if your feet are sensitive like mine. A...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This area is a great place to visit if you like hot weather. April is the end of the dry season here and it is very hot and dry. I was told it was about a 2 hour drive to the rain forest and unfortunately...More

Thank Mel W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good beach that is also pretty quiet. Not much for surf breaks, but still plenty of fun to be had. Definitely quieter mid week, but on the weekend the ticos from come in for a fun beach scene.

1  Thank SunnytheTraveller
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ConchalFun_dot_com, Public Relations Manager at Playa Conchal, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Muchas muchas gracias for visiting and please tell all your friends back home about this unique beach in paradise. If you come back make sure you check out our web page for some fantastic activities!! Pura Vida!!!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great Beach! Nice white sand with speckles of black, decent shade and varied surf makes for one of the better beaches in the area and there aren't many vendors bothering you with novelties.

Thank JNUBI
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

The water was crystal clear and there were not too many people. We felt very safe and the sunsets were beautiful!

Thank Allison N
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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

While the sand is nice and clean and the water is gorgeous blue and warm, the undertow is dangerous for swimming. There was also a lot of garbage and dead things around (parrot, snake, seahorse, etc). The "parking attendant" will definitely try to rip you...More

Thank mnichols5253
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Brian W
17 May 2018|
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Response from ConchalFun_dot_com | Property representative |
Hello Brian, I think June is one of the best time to come to Costa Rica north pacific. It is the transition between the extremely hot and dry season into the green season. It is a bit cooler then the previous months and more... More
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valbert7917
30 March 2018|
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Response from ConchalFun_dot_com | Property representative |
Hello Amigo we can pick you up 30$ round trip max 4ppl. will be a bit more if you need a van. cheers
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Yancy M
4 February 2018|
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Response from ConchalFun_dot_com | Property representative |
Hola Hola Hola I gave Alex your number after you called hope all worked out... Do not forget to check us out conchalfun dot kom toll free 1 800 309 4123
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