Playa Conchal


The calm waters of Playa Conchal are perfect for swimming and snorkeling because it’s location protects if from most swell directions. Playa Conchal is north of Playa Grande and south of Playa Brasalito. The beach is a crescent of white sand and clear blue water. The north end of the beach is very young so instead of sand you find your feet in millions of tiny shells. Playa Conchal is more of a beach than a town so there is little development. A few small projects of homes and condos are a short walk away. Closer to the beach at Playa Conchal is Reserva Conchal, a luxury private community with lots, homes and incredible ocean views.

Playa Conchal, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Playa Conchal is a very popular spot with Ticos and visitors alike. Directly on the beach there is street food, snorkeling, and souvenirs, which means it is easy to spend the entire day. The calm waters are perfect for swimming and snorkeling because it’s location protects if from most swell directions. You can also rent jet skis for additional water play. Playa Conchal is between Playa Grande to the south and Playa Brasilito to the north. Playa Conchal is less than an hour from the Liberia International Airport (LIR).

The Beach in Playa Conchal
The pristine white sand beach of Playa Conchal is one of Costa Rica’s most beautiful. In Spanish, conchal means “shelly” and once you visit this beach you will understand why. The north end of the beach is made up of all tiny shells that have not quite turned into sand yet. The water is calm and clear so on most days you can see the fish swimming around you with the naked eye. The reef is close which makes snorkeling easily accessible. Lush foliage lines the beach creating several ideal private spots to tuck your self away and enjoy a day at the beach.

Real estate in Playa Conchal
Playa Conchal is more of a beach than a town so there is little development on the beachfront. A few small projects of homes and condos are a short walk away. Steps from the beach you find the community at Reserva Conchal, one of the most well known luxury real estate developments in Costa Rica. The gated community has a Robert Trent Jones golf course and several beautiful lots, homes and condos. The area is quiet and the ocean views are beautiful.