11 days in Province of Guanacaste Itinerary

11 days in Province of Guanacaste Itinerary

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11 days in Province of Guanacaste Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  17​h 45​min
1
Bagaces
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Playas del Coco
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Tamarindo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Playa Samara
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: London

3
nights
Bagaces

Bagaces ©
Prime Tours Costa Rica has been added to your itinerary. Step out of Bagaces to go to Tenorio Volcano National Park and see Rio Celeste, which is approximately 1h 30 min away.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Bagaces holiday builder tool .

London, UK to Bagaces is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -6 hour difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Playas del Coco.

Things to do in Bagaces

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Rio Celeste, Centro de Rescate Las Pumas, Llanos de Cortez Waterfall
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Prime Tours Costa Rica ©
Prime Tours Costa Rica
Rio Celeste ©
Rio Celeste
Llanos de Cortez Waterfall ©
Llanos de Cortez Waterfall

2
nights
Playas del Coco

A long-established beach community, Playas del Coco has developed a reputation as a favored spot for young travelers and locals to let loose by the sea.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience and then stroll through Hacienda El Viejo Wetlands. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Nacascolo, then stroll through Playa Hermosa, and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Playas del Coco travel route planning website .

Traveling by car from Bagaces to Playas del Coco takes 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Tamarindo.

Things to do in Playas del Coco

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Playa Nacascolo, Playa Hermosa, Hacienda El Viejo Wetlands
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Shark Diving
Hacienda El Viejo Wetlands ©
Hacienda El Viejo Wetlands
Playa Hermosa ©
Playa Hermosa

2
nights
Tamarindo

Surfing remains the main reason to take a trip to Tamarindo, as the beachside town is mostly known for its excellent waves.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area and then kick back and relax at Playa Conchal. On the 6th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Tamarindo Beach, and then look for gifts at Organic Products by Coco Beauty Spa.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Tamarindo travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Playas del Coco to Tamarindo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Playa Samara.

Things to do in Tamarindo

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Playa Conchal, Stand-Up Paddleboarding
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Tamarindo Beach ©
Tamarindo Beach
Playa Conchal ©
Playa Conchal

2
nights
Playa Samara

Playa Samara ©
A beach town with just enough development to be comfortable for families accustomed to the trappings of modern life, Playa Samara has the resorts you'd expect to find in such a scenic area, but they don't hinder the relaxing atmosphere.
On the 7th (Thu), kick back and relax at Samara Beach, kick back and relax at Nosara Beach (Playa Guiones), and then browse the exhibits of MAEL's ABSTRACT ART GALLERY. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: putt your heart out at Jungle Mini Golf, Nosara, tour the pleasant surroundings at SIBU Wildlife Sanctuary, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Nosara Refuge for Wildlife.

For traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Playa Samara travel route tool .

You can drive from Tamarindo to Playa Samara in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Playa Samara

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Nosara
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Samara Beach ©
Samara Beach
Nosara Beach (Playa Guiones) ©
Nosara Beach (Playa Guiones)
Nosara Refuge for Wildlife ©
Nosara Refuge for Wildlife