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This mile-long, crescent-shaped beach, also known as Playa Blanca (White Beach), is amazing! 

With its gleaming white sand, Flamingo Beach is the perfect setting for a vacation getaway. It hosts some of the most beautiful Hotels and condominiums that Costa Rica has to offer. Many gorgeous Villas dot the Playa Flamingo Beachfront, where wealthy foreigners and Ticos continue development at an astonishing rate.

 

As is the case with all Beaches in the Papagayo region, Flamingo Beach is rich in natural beauty. Mangroves are abundant in the area, and Salinas Point offers a stunning view of both the Potrero and Brasilito Bays. Not far south of Flamingo Beach is the Marino Las Baulas National Park (Parque Nacional Marino Las Baulas). Established in 1990, this refuge encompasses roughly 450 hectares of coastline and mangrove swamp, and it is one of the world's most significant nesting sites for the endangered Leatherback Turtle. The biggest turtle of the world come ashore to nest between November and April. There is an informative turtle museum on site and night-tours are offered during nesting season. The park is also a great place to spot marine birds, including the White Ibis, the Blue-winged Teal, and the Muscovy Duck. Additionally, it is home to monkeys, Coatis, and even crocodiles.

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Explore Playa Flamingo

Playa Flamingo "the white sand beach" and so many great activities to be done!

Eat and Drink Playa Flamingo

Playa Flamingo is full of amazing places to sit on the beach and watch the sunset while you eat delicious fresh food and a cold beverage.

Activites

There are endless activities for everyone. Check out our very popular ATV tours.

Transportation Playa Flamingo

If you need to go anywhere from Playa Flamingo we can get you there in comfortable and

Yoga and Exercise Playa Flamingo

Get active in Playa Flamingo. We have a lot of different options for yoga and exercise.

  • Body Scrubs and Wraps

    Relax and rejuvenate with a body scrub or body wrap. Take time to take care of your body and mind. Pick from the different types of scrubs and wraps to get the best experience.    ...
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  • Catalinas Islands Snorkel Expedition

    Some of the best snorkeling in Costa Rica is located right off of our beautiful coastline here in Guanacaste. Divers from all over the world come to Guanacaste, Costa Rica to SCUBA dive and you c...
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  • Catamaran Cruise and ATV Tour

    This wonderful two-part tour will start with two fun-filled hours exploring the beaches and hills of the area on the back of an ATV and end by viewing a beautiful sunset on a ...
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  • Catamaran Snorkel & Sunset Cruise

    The most popular tour in the region. Spend the afternoon sailing on one of Flamingo's famous catamarans. After sailing up the north coast, the captain will stop at one of many special anchora...
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  • Discovery SCUBA Diving

    There's a world of underwater adventures out there waiting for you!  Have you always wondered what it’s like to breathe underwater? If you want to try scuba diving, but aren’...
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  • Facials

    Brighten your skin and day with a facial. Choose from our multiple styles of facials for the perfect one for your skin:   Mini Facial Vitamin C Peel Deep Cleaning Scrub Aloe H...
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Find activities

Although sunbathing and relaxing on the gorgeous beach is a must, scores of tours and activities can be arranged with one of the best tourism agency online "Tour Guanacaste". Diving trips to the superb Catalina Islands, right off Playa Flamingo, are highly recommended for underwater enthusiasts who might run into a white tipped reef shark or two, while catamaran tours departing from Flamingo head to the nearby Sugar Beach and Potrero for a day of fun on the water.

 

Flamingo waters are home to lots of beautiful Sailfish, Marlin, Roosterfish, Snapper and Yellow Fin Tuna, which is nearly under threat of extinction due to overfishing.

 

Playa Grande, just a short drive away, is a top surfing location and home to Las Baulas National Marine Park, one of the world’s most important leatherback turtle nesting sites. The leatherback nesting season runs from mid-October to mid-February, when visitors may enjoy nighttime guided tours to watch these magnificent creatures as they lay their eggs. There is a small museum on site. 

Beach BBQ and ATV Tour

How about some grilled lobster on one of the most beautiful beaches in Costa Rica. ATV adventure up into the mountains of Guanacaste on Costa Rica's spectacularly rugged Pacific coastline where we will take you to an elevation of 1,240 feet and you can see for miles! Spend some time exploring the mountains and beaches of Guanacaste's Pacific Coastline visiting multiple beaches and select snorkel spots. Then park your ATV on Conchal Beach while we prepare a delicious lobster barbecue for your party. Or, perhaps, you prefer Red Snapper? Let us know in advance and we will have it waiting: (BBQ included. Menu: Grilled Lobster, Drinks).

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Bike Rental

Get Pura Vida on this vacation forget renting a car, all you need is a bike. You can rent a beach or a mountain bike. Explore the beaches or find hidden mountain trails, or just use it to get to the store or restaurants. You can rent these bikes by the day or week. We also have a tag along child bike and children's bikes so the whole family can enjoy the ride. 

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Casado Lunch and ATV Tour

For a real Costa Rican beach front culinary treat why not try a Casado for lunch while on your ATV tour. A casado is a Costa Rican meal using rice, black beans, plantains, salad, a tortilla, and an optional entrée that may include chicken, beef, pork, fish and so on. They are Pura Vida's answer to fast food and also another one of our most popular ATV tours. Costa Rica is famous for the beautiful white sand beaches.  You will spend two hours exploring these beaches along the coastline. You will ride on the beach and can even stop for a swim if you would like. We will also spend time  winding your way on ATVs through back trails and back roads. This is a great way to get out and explore for a couple hours in the beautiful sunshine. During this tour we will stop at a local restaurant to try the typical Costa Rican dish called casado. This tour is a great way to have a unique and authentic experience. 

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Jet Ski + ATV Tour

Be adventurous! Two hours of ATVs, two hours of Jet Skis, and lots of sensational vistas and beaches. Explore the back roads of Guanacaste's rugged terrain with us for two exciting hours. Hop on your ATV and ride to an elevation of over 1,200 feet to enjoy spectacular views. Take pictures and see the top of the world. Then, ride down the mountain, choosing beginner, medium or advanced trails to the sea level. Now you'll start exploring the coastline for which Costa Rica is deservedly famous.   Stop at beaches that are only accessible by ATV and enjoy a variety of different types of geography, wildlife and plant life unique to each location. Next, you'll ride your ATV right up to the beach and hop on a waiting jet ski at either Playa Potrero or Playa Flamingo. The jet ski portion of your tour comprises two enticing hours, allowing you to: explore the Pacific Ocean: visit gorgeous beaches only accessible by sea: hug the coastline and have the option of snorkeling at locations specially chosen for your group by your guide. Don't feel like driving? Ride along as a tandem passenger on this activity. Suggested Checklist: Closed-toe footwear Sunglasses  Swimwear Sunscreen Bug spray 

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Panga Fishing and Snorkeling ATV Tour

This amazing two part tour can either start with fishing and snorkeling or with ATVing around the beaches local to the area. Costa Rica is famous for its beautiful white sand beaches. You will spend two hours exploring these beaches along the Pacific coastline by ATV. You can ride on the beach and can even stop for a swim if you would like. We will also spend time winding our way on ATVs through back trails and back roads. This is a great way to get out and explore the area experiencing the real Guanacaste.   Next hop off your ATVs and onto the boat where you will enjoy snorkeling & sport fishing. Up to 6 people can share a Panga Fishing Boat, in Playa Flamingo Beach, Costa Rica. We can also bring along snorkel gear for swimming and snorkeling along the way. The beaches around Flamingo are some of the most beautiful and secluded beaches you will ever see, your captain and deck mate will select the best snorkel spot of the day judging the wind and sea conditions for the clearest views possible. The volcanic lava reefs in the area are filled with a multitude of reef fish and sea urchins, star fish and anenomes. you might see turtles, rays and/or puffer fish. After a light snack and refreshments you can fish around the outer islands off of Flamingo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica or you might visit the Catalinas Islands as well.

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Reef Snorkeling and ATV 3hr Tour

Guanacaste has some of the finest snorkeling in the world. Experience 3hr of ATV and marine wildlife at its best while your guide keeps an eye on your belongings for you. Spend three fun filled hours exploring and snorkeling at beautiful beaches accessible only by ATV. See different beaches and let us take you on a guided snorkeling tour at one of our few "secret spots" along the coast. (Snorkel gear included). On the North coast and South Coast from Playa Flamingo, Costa Rica there are a number of habitats where you can see many different types of marine life such as the Olive Ridley Sea Turtle, Manta Rays, Puffer Fish, Star Fish Parrot fish and many more.

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Stand Up Paddle Board Rental

Paddel Boarding in the beautiful bay of Potreo is a great way to spend the afternoon playing with family and friends or relaxing alone. Paddle around and try to adventure out to one of the islands. Once you get out onto the calm water try some relaxing yoga. Its harder than you might think. 

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Zip-Line Canopy ATV Tour

Fly through the air from tree top to tree top then ATV down the ancient donkey trail to sea level to visit sun drenched beaches on Guanacaste's Pacific coast. Hands down one of the best Guanacaste tours you can find. Choose your own adventure! With this special tour you are able to choose exactly how you want to fill your 4 hours of activities. The first choice is our amazing original zip-line tour of 11 zip-lines and three hanging bridges, all with gorgeous views. Or if you are an adrenaline junkie you may want to choose our extreme zip-line tour option. This option includes radical attractions from our tarzan swing to superman ziplines. Once you have chosen which zip-line course you would like to take you now need to decide how to spend the next 2 hours of your day. Are you a beach enjoyer or a mountain explorer? If you are here to see the beautiful beaches of Costa Rica then you can choose our beach enjoyer option. With this option we will take you to private beaches that are only accessible by ATV. However if you are a mountain explorer, ride through Guanacaste's mountains and view the authentic Guanacaste region. 

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ATV Gold Coast Snorkel Tour

Get ready for the adventure of a life time. On this tour you will explore the beaches from Flamingo to Tamarindo. You will be riding along beaches and back mountain roads. This is the perfect tour for the true adventurer. We will take you to all the best snorkel spots along the way. This 5 hour tour is a non stop day of fun!

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Beach and Mountain ATV Tour

In this exciting tour you explore the beautiful beaches and mountains of Guanacaste.  Explore the jungle on an ATV mountain tour. Our experienced guides will take you on a true Costa Rica adventure through the winding jungle roads and back trails of Guanacaste's famous jungle covered mountains along Costa Rica's Pacific coast. You can stop and see breathtaking views from differents elevation. The mountain areas are teaming with wildlife and if you are lucky you might see all kinds of different birds, animals, and plant species. Drive and explore the small towns in and around the area, past cantaloupe farms and when it is in season we stop at a beautiful waterfall called “Las Pilas” (early winter, late winter), during the tour we can also visit some centuries old farm houses to see how rural Costa Ricans used to live.   Costa Rica is famous for the beautiful white sand beaches. You will spend two hours exploring these beaches along the southern coastline. You will ride on the beach and can even stop for a swim or snorkel if you would like. We will also spend time  winding our way on ATVs through back trails and back roads. This is a great way to get out and explore for a couple of hours in the beautiful sunshine. 

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Canopy Zip-Line and Monkey Sanctuary ATV Tour

After canopy zip-lining visit the world famous monkey sanctuary. Located at our same facility it is considered to be one of the best Guanacaste tours you can find. Choose you own adventure! With this special tour you are able to choose exactly how you want to fill your 4 hour tour. The first choice you get to make is whether you want to take our amazing original zip-line tour of 11 lines and three hanging bridges, all with gorgeous views. However if you are an adrenaline junkie you may want to choose our extreme zip-line tour option. This option includes radical attractions from our tarzan swing to superman ziplines. Once you have chosen which zip-line course you would like to take you now need to decide how to spend the next 2 hours of your day. Are you a beach enjoyer or a mountain explorer? If you are here to see the beautiful beaches of Costa Rica then you can choose our beach enjoyer option. With this option we will take you to private beaches that are only accessible by ATV. However if you are a mountain explorer, ride through Guanacaste's mountains and view the authentic Guanacaste region. The last stop is at the Monkey Sanctuary.   About the Congo Trail Monkey Sanctuary: Orphaned baby monkeys are not always adopted by another family of monkeys, but if they are found in time they are brought here. They usually haven't developed the skills to survive in the wild so the Monkey Sanctuary become their permanent home. Here you will be able to visit with a couple of different species of monkeys, including the famous Howler Monkey. You are able to feed these amazing animals. The Monkey Sanctuary rescues more than just monkeys. There is a petting zoo with sheep, horses, and a bull! 

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Catalinas Islands Snorkel Expedition

Some of the best snorkeling in Costa Rica is located right off of our beautiful coastline here in Guanacaste. Divers from all over the world come to Guanacaste, Costa Rica to SCUBA dive and you can catch a ride with them out to the world famous Catalinas Islands. The 20 islands that make up the Catalinas Islands chain are bathed in pristine water. The islands, as well as the waters that surround them, are home to an abundant array of marine animals, birds, and land animals. Once you understand the myriad marine species that call these waters home, you will see exactly why divers from around the planet make it a point to put the Catalinas Islands on their list of must-see sites.

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Catamaran Snorkel & Sunset Cruise

The most popular tour in the region. Spend the afternoon sailing on one of Flamingo's famous catamarans. After sailing up the north coast, the captain will stop at one of many special anchorages where you can enjoy water sports such as a snorkeling, sea kayaking or simply playing in the ocean. A guided snorkeling tour is also available, during which you can view a myriad of marine life. While you work up an appetite the crew will prepare lunch and refreshments. Then, get ready for the light show of a lifetime as the catamaran returns to Flamingo and offers you the best seats in the house to watch as the sun disappears under the horizon. This is an all-inclusive trip, so just bring a towel, bathing suit and sunscreen.

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Diamante Horseback Riding Tour

The Horseback tours at Diamante Eco Adventure Park are the ideal way to experience spectacular views, backcountry wildlife, and trails winding through a dry tropical forest. The tour also includes a stop on the Pacific Ocean. With our professional riding staff you can enjoy a private tour or ride with a group. We cater to all levels of experience. No previous experience required.  1 hour ride - Across Diamante’s 200-acre playground they offer several trails from beginner to advance. Diamante’s team will work with you to design the perfect experience for you and your group. Great for riders who prefer to take it easy. There is no previous riding experience required for you to participate. Minimun age required to ride a horse is 8 years old.   Our horses are matched up to our riders' ages and experience levels and our guides are trained to ensure you have a wonderful experience while focusing on your safety at all times.  This is one of our most popular tours: but don't just take our word for it, try it for yourselves.

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Miravalles Volcanic Eco-Center

Las Hornillas Volcanic Activity Center is located in the volcano slopes of Miravalles; here you can observe hot water springs, bubbling mud holes, fumaroles and steam boilers that attracts national tourists as well as foreigners.  This is the only place in Costa Rica where you can take a walk inside the crater, watch and feel steam coming out from the boiling mud. Prove the therapeutic properties of the famous mineral clay and the hot springs warm water, meanwhile you enjoy a wonderful landscape of this typical region of Costa Rica.  Our tour includes a visit to the Volcano's Miravalles rainforest.  The horseback ride and the tractor tour leave from the Volcanic Activity Center and starts moving into the Volcano's Miravalles private reserve.  Enjoy this two hour tour in the primary rainforest, with very safe hanging bridges, trails with waterfalls and a visit to Catarata Escondida (Hidden Waterfall).  This stunning and isolated mountain is a reserve for all nature lovers who do not like crowded places.   What to bring:  T-shirt, long pants (Horseback Riding), walking shoes, swimming suit, towel, sandals, insect repellant, sunscreen, binoculars, camera, and a hat.

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Monkey Sanctuary Side X Side Tour

Orphaned and rescued monkeys need your attention, please don't leave them hanging. Welcome to our newest tour. Brand new Honda Side X Side Buggies are designed to explore either the mountains or beaches local to the area and visit our wonderous Monkey Sanctuary. This is one of our most popular activities. About the Congo Trail Monkey Sanctuary: With the encroachment of civilization into their natural habitat the number or orphaned monkeys has risen in recent years and the numbers keep going up. Your tour includes a fee that we pay to help with the up keep and care of the sanctuary. Orphaned baby monkeys are not always adopted by another family of monkeys; but if they are found in time they are brought here. They usually haven't developed the skills to survive in the wild, so the Monkey Sanctuary becomes their permanent home. Here you will be able to visit with a number of different monkey species, including the famous Howler Monkey. You will be able to feed these amazing animals. The Monkey Sanctuary rescues more than just monkeys. There is also a petting area with sheep, horses, and other resued animals. Your tour price includes admission to the Monkey Sanctuary, which helps cover the operating costs.

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PLAYA FLAMINGO - TAMARINDO ROUNDTRIP

Do you need roundtrip transportation from Playa Flamingo to Tamarindo or vice versa? Try our extremely comfortable transport. All of our transport is professional and air conditioned. You can use this transport to get to a tour you have or if you would just like to take a day trip for some food and shopping.  Pricing: $50 for 1-3 people $70 for 4-6 people

Pro Sport Fishing Excursion

Meet Capt. ‘Skeet’ Warren, who has captained all over the world before deciding to buy his own boat and settle down in Costa Rica. The year-round warm climate, calm seas, and abundance of fish, combined with Costa Rica’s stable economy and friendly, welcoming people, made it an easy choice. For anglers and adventurers, the general atmosphere of resource conservation and the safety of the country enhance its appeal as a destination. Offshore or inshore, you can’t go wrong. Costa Rica’s waters offer something for everyone, and he will put you on the fish with uncanny instincts, breadth of knowledge, and an unwavering persistence that ensures a great day on the water. WHETHER YOU’RE AN INTREPID FLY-FISHERMAN, A CURIOUS BEGINNER, OR AN EXPERIENCED BLUEWATER ANGLER, YOU CAN BE SURE A DAY ABOARD THE BUSHWACKER WILL BE MEMORABLE. You’ll find no shortage of choices for fishing in Costa Rica. Many operators put up a shingle to make a living, but a majority are doing just that, and often, like so many things, you don’t get what you paid for. Not so here. FISHING IS CAPT. SKEET’S PASSION, BRINGS A LOT TO YOUR EXPERIENCE.   The Bushwacker is a 42’ Bertram with twin Cummins QSM-11 four-stroke engines and a Marine Metal Fabricator’s tuna tower. The boat has been rebuilt top to bottom, any profit goes right back into the perpetual upgrading. The interior is newly redone and you’ll be cool and comfortable in the fully air-conditioned cabin powered by three CruiseAir AC units in the case that you need a break from the action. THE GALLEY FEATURES a full-sized refrigerator with freezer, a stove and microwave oven. On full day trips, lunch is provided, and between the ice maker in the galley and the cooler in the cockpit , a cold  drink is but a step away, wherever you are. There is a full sized head, equipped with a shower (hot water, of course). IN THE COCKPIT: All Shimano reels (2-speed with #30 – #80 test, and single-speed with #4 – #20 test) on custom rods (built to Skeet’s specs); Penn fly reels on custom rods; Penn downriggers and Rupp outriggers, a 4-rod fighting chair with a 4-rod rocket launcher, and a live well all help define your experience. Electronically, the Bushwacker is fitted with three VHF radios, 2 GPS’, primary and secondary depth sounders, water temp gauges, a radar and stereo systems. FINALLY, BUT NOT LEAST IMPORTANTLY, SAFETY GEAR: 11 life jackets and life raft, an Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB), 4 bilge pumps, and both fixed and portable life extinguishers. FULLY INSURED, THE BUSHWACKER IS COMPLETELY OUTFITTED FOR YOUR COMFORT, FUN, AND PEACE OF MIND. AND ON THE BRIDGE IS THE GUY YOU WANT TO TRUST WITH YOUR LIFE AND YOUR FISHING EXPERIENCE. COME ABOARD.

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Scuba Diving Catalinas Islands

We offer you the best diving tours around the Catalina Islands, at the best price you can find! Diving Tour for those with a scuba certification. Dive under the direct supervision of a PADI Professional to a maximum depth of 12 meters/40 feet in Catalina Islands.   The Catalina Islands are a group of different volcanic rock formations that rise to the surface in front of Flamingo Bay. The aquatic fauna is rich and varied, there are many schools of fish with stunning colors that accompany the divers on their tour of the ocean. Some common species are: white tip reef sharks, giant mantas, eagle rays, devil rays, moray eels, octopus, angelfish, barberfish, damsel fish, seahorses, turtles, etc... The North Pacific is full of wonderful places to dive and we organize diving excursions to any zone, provided that weather conditions permit. Among the most famous include the Catalina Islands: Catalina Classic (the big island), Catalina North, Dirty Rock and Elephant Rock. The main asset is the variety of beautiful marine flora and fauna, which makes this an ideal place for scuba diving.

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Witches Rock Surf Journey

Welcome to some of the best surfing guided by some of the best surfers in Costa Rica. Witch’s Rock Surf Trip is a must for anyone who takes their surfing seriously. The massive volcanic rock that is Witch’s Rock stands guard over some of the best surf in Costa Rica. Legend says that the rock is haunted by a witch, and the imposing monolith does add a certain mysticism to the place – especially at sunrise and sunset. However, you are here for the hollow spitting barrels that are the cornerstone of a Witch’s Rock surf trip. This shallow sand bottom beach break can be shifty at times. However, the open exposure leads to plenty of consistency and the Witch will send you a wave that will make your heart pump and your pulse race. You just need the courage to pull in!   Bring sunscreen, your best board and lots of energy. As a bonus, if the conditions are correct, we will introduce you to some secret spots between Playa del Coco and Ollie’s Point that will blow you away.

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