Playas del Coco is a coastal community located 20 minutes from the international airport. It is recognized as the epicenter of diving in Costa Rica.
It is also the largest town in the Gulf of Papagayo and, together with Panama, Hermosa and Ocotal beaches, make up the largest chain of tourist, residential and hotel services on the north coast of Guanacaste.
In addition to diving, the area is famous for the quality of its sports fishing, beautiful beaches with calm waters, a less rainy weather and a vibrant nightlife.
Playas del Coco is 260 kilometers northwest of San Jose and is easily accessible by road. It is only 35 kilometers west of Liberia, 20 minutes from Daniel Oduber.
The city owes its name to the many coconut palms in the area.
The town of El Coco is characterized for its fishing, a way of life that is still active and evident thanks to the multitude of fishing boats in the bay.
Although today, the thriving tourism in the city takes center stage. With a warm climate, its annual rainfall is less than many other cities of Costa Rica.
The dry season is from December to April and the average temperature is 82-90 ° F.