Playa Ocotal is a quiet village in province of Guanacaste
on the northern coast of Costa Rica
. Vacation rental accommodation in Playa Ocotal is located only 40 kilometres from the nearest airport in the City of Liberia
and the gate to the Gulf of Papagayo
. Playa Ocotal is a calm, sandy beach
, about a third of a mile long dotted with picturesque apartment rentals, condo rentals and villa rentals. It is a small beach protected by hills and cliffs of sedimentary metamorphic rocks of 80 million years of age. The advantage of Ocotal is that this idyllic beach offers hours and hours of brilliant sunshine, a mild climate
and the warm inviting waters of the blue sea.
Playa Ocotal is the cleanest and quietest beach
in the area, offering good swimming steps from vacation rentals. There are lots of other water sport options to consider when staying in vacation rental lodging and villas such as boating, sailing, fishing and beach combing
. The south end of the beach is recommended for snorkelling
and nearby Catalina Island
, a short scenic drive from apartment rental, condo rental and villa rental accommodation, is a recommended diving spot
. This is the best place to see huge schools of rays, including the giant manta ray.
Minutes from apartment rentals, condo rentals and villa rentals your family can indulge in activities such as horseback riding
, golfing, hiking, cycling, tennis or birding and exploring nature
. You may prefer to simply bask in the sun while reading or relaxing on white sandy beaches near vacation rentals. The ocean beaches, protected by an extensive offshore reef, are among the finest anywhere. It's a World of sparkling blue water, with privacy and tranquility
, a place people return to year after year for relaxation and renewal.
Within an easy drive from vacation home rental accommodations you will enjoy breathtaking excursions to nearby towns for diving, snorkeling, sailing and fishing and adventure tours to the national parks and volcanoes
. Playa Ocotal is a five-minute drive from Playas del Coco
, a small fishing and tourist village. This tiny pocket cove features a small salt-and-pepper beach bordered by high bluffs and excellent snorkelling
around some rocky islands close to shore.
Scuba Divers have voted Costa Rica #1 in the World for Big Animals
. Few destinations are home to more marine animals and variety of species than is the Gulf of Papagayo. Schools of fish numbering in the thousands give a diver the chance to glide into a wall of fish, and large pelagic animals are a thrill to see. This pristine, natural environment
is located in close proximity to charming apartment rental, condo rental and villa rental accommodations in Playa Ocotal and offers a cost effective holiday option for families with children or for a romantic getaway where relaxation meets nature.