Playas Del Coco Shuttle Destination

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playas del coco shuttle destinationPlayas Del Coco shuttle destination is among the most visited beach villages and popular vacation locations in Guanacaste,Costa Rica.

This tropical beach town originally a commercial fishing village is located between Ocotal and Playa Hermosa exclusive destinations.

Being near the Golf of Papagayo, it takes a half hour drive from Liberia International Airport and about 4 1/2 hours from San Jose Airport.

This shuttle destination is a great spot with an excellent variety of tourist facilities and great weather for travelers who want to stay at affordable accommodations to relax and sunbathe on a gray sand beach.

The beach front part has been recently cleared by the local government and is being transformed into a nice walking area.

The Northern Part has more accommodations than the rest of the area.

It has an active nightlife that may not be ideal for those who are not into the party lifestyle but it has a well developed infrastructure with roads in good conditions and a good number of shops such as grocery stores, banks, seafood restaurants, open bars, casinos, small hotels, home rentals, condo rentals and craft markets.

The nightlife  may be even better if visiting the area during Christmas, Easter week or on the weekends during the summer time.

It is still a very popular area for sport fishing, kayaking, scuba diving, tour operations, surfing tours,water sports, sailing, and snorkeling among others.


Playas Del Coco Shuttle Destination with Great Accomodation Options.

Accommodations in Playas Del Coco are a great choice for families rich with beautiful small condo units with scenic type of facilities as well as a few small hotels on both sides of main street and private houses built up over the hills with fantastic ocean views.

Grupo Las Palmas has developed most of the condo infrastructure in different parts of this beach village. Some of the other large developers are Pacific Village and Coco Bay Partners.

Some of the most popular small hotels are : Puerta del Sol, El Colono, Flor de Itabo,Villas del Sol and Pato Loco among others. if you want to stay at  condominiums, you may be able to find something at Marina Loft, Morphos,Arrecifes,Sombras,Pacifico Lifestyle and Coco Bay Condos.

 Getting Around Playas del Coco by Taxi Service, Airport Transfers, Ground Transportation, Shuttles,Tours.

Playas Del Coco shuttle destinationGetting around Playas del Coco can be easily accomplished by using authorized minibus services for airport and ground transportation, taxi services, renting a car, going on day tours to visit attractions or as a last inexpensive resource using public transportation in Guanacaste.

If you are planning a longer vacation and flexibility as well as group capacity is an issue for you, try private authorized minibuses for private transfer services to other locations or charter transportation for the day to adventure outfitters. Avoid getting in vehicles that do not have permission to transport tourism.

If there are 2 or 3 of you travelling, taxi services are a comfortable and relatively economical way to travel to / from Playas del Coco and other locations within Costa Rica but taxi rates are very competitive with 12-16 minibus transport services. Liberia airport transfer costs about $45 -$55 per service.

Playas Del Coco shuttle destination may offer you day tours to Palo Verde, Rincon de La Vieja National Park and adventure Centers or a 1 day trip to Arenal is very popular if you are interested in visiting these areas just check  some of the following options.

Palo Verde Day Tour from Playas del Coco is around $85-$90 pp| Arenal Volcano  Day Tour go for about $160-$175. per pax|

Monteverde Day Tour From Playas Del Coco  is about $175 -$190 pp. Rincon de la Vieja National Park is about $80-$90 pp. Combo Adventure at Rincon DeLa Vieja Outfitters is $135-$145 pp.

If you are not interested in day tours but still want to go on your own to adventure outfitters or National Parks , private charters may be a good option meaning a fee for a 10 hour service for the day. minibuses can wait for you until you finish the activities.

Playas del Coco shuttle destination rates to Palo Verde may be around -$165 , Rincon De La Vieja is $165, Arenal $230, Monteverde is $230 | Buena Vista is $165,to Hacienda Guachipilin is $165, Congo Trail Canopy Tour ranges $100.

  Car Rental Services in Playas del Coco

Renting a car in playas del coco costa ricaMost local car rental companies are not set up in Playas Del Coco but can give you service coming from the airport area in half an hour or so.

if you need to rent a car , you can rent one usually with no drop off charges. Compact cars and SUV rentals are available online at affordable prices to suit every budget.

Poas Rent a Car Liberia Tel 506-2668 1600 | Adobe Rent a Car Liberia Tel 506 2667 0608 | Mapache Rent a Car Liberia Tel 506 2586 6300


By Rigoberto Gonzalez

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  1. Please reply with a price quote on how much it will cost for a private transfer (round trip) from Liberia International Airport to Morpho @ Las Palmas Resort, Playa del Coco…3 Seniors/Adults…Tentative Dates: Thursday, March 27, 2014 (NEXT YEAR) – arrival – and Thursday, April 3, 2014 (NEXT YEAR). Please advise. Thank you.

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