Transportation in Playa Grande, Costa Rica

The Best Ways to Get Around in Costa Rica

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The last two weeks we shared with you two guides to the amenities and services that are in and around Playa Grande. The next logical piece of information that you might want to know about if you are planning on spending any amount of time, whether temporarily or permanently, in Playa Grande is your transportation options. There are quite a …

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Services and Amenities Close to Playa Grande, Costa Rica

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Just minutes outside of Playa Grande is a whole wide world of amenities, conveniences, and services. While this short guide isn’t a complete guide of what’s around, it does includes the most important things, such as health service, animal care, and food stores that you would want to know are around if you decide to live or spend time in …

A Brief Guide to the Basic Amenities That Are Right in Playa Grande, Costa Rica

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While Playa Grande might not be as developed as some of the other neighboring beach towns (this is a positive thing!), it does have just the right number of necessary amenities and services. Right outside of Playa Grande, you can basically find anything and everything you might need. However, for the basics, Playa Grande is perfectly covered. Here is what’s …

How to Be Earth and Ocean-Friendly While in Playa Grande, Costa Rica

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Costa Rica is globally recognized as being an earth-friendly country and certainly the most earthy-friendly country in Central America. While no country is currently perfect in their practices and policies, Costa Rica does have a lot to be proud of in regard to the efforts being made to protect the planet. The policy makers and people of Costa Rica (both …

Part 2: Reasons to Spend More Time in Playa Grande with Your Family

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Aside from being a tight-knit and safe community that is full of wonderful and relatively likeminded people, Playa Grande is also a place where families can really enjoy life to the fullest. There are certain key factors that all families can agree on that play into what defines a family-friendly town in Costa Rica. For example, safety is a major …

Part 1: Reasons to Spend More Time in Playa Grande, Costa Rica With Your Family

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If Playa Grande was going to wear a banner, it would read, “Playa Grande, a Tight-Knit Community of Families and Surfers.” Deciding where to visit or relocate with your family is a big decision, especially if your family includes young children or teenagers. While there is a community of families who already reside here full-time, there are also families who …

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Gold Verses Green: What’s Your Favorite Season in Playa Grande, Costa Rica?

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Playa Grande received its first drops of rain this past week. While all of the Grande locals had their own predictions, it is likely that few, if any, predicted that the rain would return this early in April. The first rain became the topic on everyone’s tongue in the surf lineup and amongst the sunsetters the next day. After many …

Easter week at the beach in Playa Grande

A Week in Review: Semana Santa in Playa Grande

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Holy Week, Semana Santa, is traditionally one of the busiest weeks of the year in any coastal town in Costa Rica. This religious holiday is a time where families get together and often head to the beach. Big beach towns in Costa Rica like Tamarindo, Jacó, and Puerto Viejo attract droves of local and international tourists during Semana Santa, in …

Nature Day Trips from Playa Grande That The Whole Family Will Enjoy

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Costa Rica is ranked high in an elite collection of countries that host extraordinary biodiversity. With twelve main ecosystems and thousands of species of plants and animals, some of which are found nowhere else in the world, it’s no wonder close to two million travelers make the journey every year here to experience nature at its best. The province of …

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Why Spending Time in Playa Grande, Costa Rica is Good for Your Health

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There are certain innate health benefits that accompany the decision to spend time in Playa Grande. Located on the golden coast of Guanacaste on the Nicoya Peninsula, Playa Grande is a community, family, and surfer-oriented beach town that offers an almost effortless wellness escape. Whether you come alone, with your family, your friends, or with the love of your life, …