Papagayo Gulf Beaches, Guanacaste

Papagayo Gulf, Guanacaste

Papagayo Gulf, Guanacaste in an area of amazing beauty where you find the beaches as Panama, Arenilla, Blanca, Virador, Cabuyal, Iguanita, and Nacascolo. Most of these beaches are only accessible by boat or in a 4-wheel drive because of the difficulty of getting there. Without a doubt, the place that marks the entrance to the gulf is the renowned rock called Money Head, which resembles the head of a gorilla; it is to your imagination.

There, you can take a snorkeling or catamaran tour; you can visit some of the beaches with access only by boat. Visit beaches such as Jicaros, Palmares, and Huevos, among others, where you can enjoy snorkeling and observe some of the marine life in the area. You can also find caves and white sand beaches just for you. During the low tide, the waters are totally calm without waves and perfect for relaxing with your family and friends.

Well known for its sport fishing and scuba diving spots, the gulf contains an incomparable natural and scenic beauty. Its shores, bathed by the calm and clear water of the Pacific Ocean, invite you to relax and sunbathe surrounded by lush nature.

Here, you will find the renowned Peninsula Papagayo, with resorts located within a 25- —to 45-minute drive from the Liberia International Airport in Guanacaste. The Planet Hollywood Costa Rica, Four Seasons Costa Rica, and Andaz. Secrets and Occidental Papagayo resorts, El Mangroove, among others, are also located in the area of Playa Panama and its surroundings. All Guanacaste local tours can be performed from these resorts.

Papagayo Gulf

Papagayo Gulf, Guanacaste


Things To Do From
Peninsula Papagayo Resorts

Guanacaste Nature Tours

Nature Tours

Wildlife, Active Volcanoes, Waterfalls, Tropical Forests, Botanical Gardens.

Guanacaste Adventure Tours

Adventure Tours

Zip Lines, Rafting, Horseback Ride, Tubing, Rapelling, Atv's.

Guanacaste Ocean Tours

Ocean/Beach Tours

Snorkeling Trips, Witch's Rock Surf, Islas Murcielagos, Sunset Trips.

Arenal Volcano Tours From Guanacaste

Arenal Volcano Tours

Volcano Hike, Fortuna Waterfall, Hot Springs, Botanical Gardens, Zip Lines, Hanging  Bridges, and more.

Monteverde Cloud Forest Tours From Guanacaste

Monteverde Tours

Hanging Bridges, Coffee Tours, Cloud Forest Hike, Zip Lines, Hanging Bridges, Hummingbirds and more.

Guanacaste Cultural Tours

Cultural Tours

Coffee, Chocolate & Sugar Cane Tours, Colonial Cities, Traditions,  Gastronomy, Festivities, Rodeos, and more.

Guanacaste Most
Visited Beaches

Playas del Coco

Playa Hermosa

Playa Panama

Papagayo Gulf

Playa Conchal

Tamarindo Beach

Playa Grande