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Address: Playa Conchal, Costa Rica
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+506 8675 5060
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US$ 85.00*
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Tamarindo ATV Mountain Tour
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US$ 68.80*
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ATV Mountain and Beach Tour from Tamarindo
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One Day Beach Tour: ATV and Sailing Catamaran at Flamingo Beach

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Nice area, but not a good snorkeler spot. I would probably go further down the coast next time, because it was so dry there. I love green

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nice area, but not a good snorkeler spot. I would probably go further down the coast next time, because it was so dry there. I love green

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Edmond, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our favorite beach in Costa Rica. Just gorgeous. Drive through Brasilito beach and keep going. Beautiful white sand beach.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Hot, crowded with vendors but nice to get away from the Resort for walks. Have to get out there really early, though, if you want a chair.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If people want to come and have an experience like they'd get in the states then yeah get your beach chair right next to the tourists on your left and right. Nice place but this isn't Costa Rica really. I don't understand why expats bother to come all the way here only to replicate the crowded generic resorts of the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Playa Conchal (Shell Beach) is exactly that, a beach made of shells! Take billions of shells, crush them into pea sized pieces, polish them smooth, then you have Playa Conchal! The tide is about 8 feet each day, so the beach changes dramatically in a few hours. Last week, the low tide was about midday, so as the day progressed,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Playa conchal is a nice beach with a small spot of clear water which is perfect to snorkle. The beach is Not to crowded and is made of small pieces of seashells . To reach the beach you must drive trough brasilito beach which is an awesome experience! The view is also very nice .

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of our favourite beaches in Guanacaste. The water is safe for swimming and the waves are gentle. Good snorkelling near the rocks. Has a few shady spots with trees to hang your hammock. Lacks bathroom amenities unless you eat at the resort.

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Burlington, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you park as you first enter this beach, after the rise coming off Brastillo beach, you can rent chairs and large open "tents" that provide shade easily for 4. I think $25US for the day, so a good deal. You can also buy food and drinks from locals. Many locals on this beach. Yes, the rip tide can be... More 

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Murrieta, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful white sand beach with clear water and seashells on the sand. You can snorkel by the reef and see different fish. Not to crowded too.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to Playa Conchal on tbe Beach Lover's Tour and heard that the snorkeling was great there. I can see where it would be if the conditions are right but not on the day we went. The tide was coming in and the current was very strong. The water looked great from the beach but once we got in,... More 

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