4 Reasons Why Playa Grande, Costa Rica is a Great Place to be a Kid

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Oh, to be a kid again! How simple life was before the reign of social media and technology addictions. For many who are reading this, your childhood probably included a lot of time playing with friends and staying outdoors until the street lights came on. No cellphones or violent video games, just wholesome and healthy playing. As technology continues its …

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Find Out What Families Find in Playa Grande, Costa Rica

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While Playa Grande attracts all different types of people in all different configurations and life stages (solo travelers, seasonal locals, surfers, yogis, couples, friend groups, fresh graduates, new retirees, etc.), families seem to be particularly pulled here. The magnetism of Playa Grande is so strong that some families relocate entirely to start a new life or spend a year or …

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 …

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, Jac√≥, 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 …