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Playa Flamingo
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Playa Flamingo

Playa Flamingo is a beautiful beach located on the north Pacific coast of Costa Rica. It is situated in the province of Guanacaste and is part of the Papagayo Gulf. The beach is known for its stunning white sand and crystal-clear water, making it a popular destination for tourists from around the world.

Playa Flamingo is located near two other popular beaches, Playa Conchal and Playa Brasilito. The area is also home to a variety of wildlife, including monkeys, iguanas, and various species of birds. The nearby forests and jungles are also teeming with life, making it a great place to explore the natural beauty of Costa Rica.

The area has a rich history, dating back to the 1500s when the Spanish first arrived in the region. The area was then part of the Kingdom of Nicaragua until 1824 when it became part of the newly-formed Republic of Costa Rica. In the late 1800s, the area was known for its abundance of coral and was a popular spot for pearl divers.

Today, Playa Flamingo is a popular tourist destination. The beach is lined with a variety of hotels, restaurants, and bars, making it easy to find accommodation and entertainment. The area is also home to a number of water sports, including fishing, snorkeling, and diving. There are also several boat tours available, allowing visitors to explore the nearby islands and coves.

Playa Flamingo is a stunning beach that offers visitors a chance to experience the beauty of Costa Rica and its rich history. With its white sand, crystal-clear water, and abundance of wildlife, it’s no wonder why this beach is such a popular destination.

Excursion tips for a day in Playa Flamingo

As a tourist in Playa Flamingo in Costa Rica, there are plenty of exciting activities to enjoy on a day trip. Here are some of the top things to do in the area:

1. Relax on the beach and take in the stunning views of the Pacific Ocean.
2. Enjoy a variety of water sports such as snorkeling, kayaking, and stand-up paddleboarding.
3. Take a boat tour of the nearby Catalina and Santa Rosa Islands.
4. Explore the nearby Las Baulas National Marine Park and observe the nesting sites of the giant leatherback turtles.
5. Go horseback riding along the beach.
6. Visit the nearby Rio Celeste Waterfall and take a dip in its turquoise waters.
7. Go zip lining through the jungle canopy.
8. Take a guided tour of the local wildlife, including monkeys, iguanas, and tropical birds.
9. Visit the nearby Playa Conchal, known for its white sand beaches and crystal clear waters.
10. Go shopping in the nearby town of Tamarindo for souvenirs and local handicrafts.

Experience Playa Flamingo with unforgettable activities by our partner GetYourGuide. The offer is also ideal as a special gift idea for family and friends who are planning to visit Playa Flamingo. Cancellations are possible up to 24h before the start of the activity (unless otherwise stated in the activity description), with a full refund of the booking price.

The climate in Playa Flamingo

Playa Flamingo in Costa Rica experiences a tropical climate throughout the year, with temperatures ranging from 21°C to 32°C. The dry season runs from December to April, with low humidity, sunny days and cooler nights. The wet season runs from May to November, with higher humidity, more rain and warmer nights. The hottest months are March and April, while the coolest months are December and January. The best time to visit Playa Flamingo is during the dry season, when temperatures are pleasant and rain is minimal.

Cruise weather for Playa Flamingo

Our weather forecast for Playa Flamingo helps plan your stay according to the weather. For sunny days, pack light and breathable clothes, swimwear, and sunscreen. For winter weather, it's recommended to bring warm clothes, gloves, a hat, sturdy footwear, and a raincoat.

Date Icon Temperature Wind speed/gusts Cloudiness/Visibility Air humidity/pressure Sunrise/Sunset
Jul. 14th 2024 Jul. 14th 2024 max: 28.1 °C
min: 23 °C
16.9 m/s
28.4 m/s
89.5 %
22.3 m
82.9 %
1,010 hPa
05:28:50
18:09:26
Jul. 15th 2024 Jul. 15th 2024 max: 30.1 °C
min: 25 °C
9.7 m/s
22.0 m/s
68.1 %
24.1 m
79.1 %
1,010 hPa
05:29:04
18:09:24
Jul. 16th 2024 Jul. 16th 2024 max: 31.1 °C
min: 25.1 °C
20.5 m/s
34.6 m/s
61.2 %
24.1 m
78.3 %
1,010 hPa
05:29:18
18:09:20
Jul. 17th 2024 Jul. 17th 2024 max: 29.8 °C
min: 25.1 °C
11.2 m/s
14.8 m/s
75.9 %
21.5 m
80.0 %
1,011 hPa
05:29:32
18:09:16
Jul. 18th 2024 Jul. 18th 2024 max: 28.4 °C
min: 24.9 °C
13.0 m/s
14.8 m/s
95.8 %
24.1 m
81.7 %
1,011 hPa
05:29:46
18:09:11
Jul. 19th 2024 Jul. 19th 2024 max: 27.8 °C
min: 24.2 °C
14.8 m/s
24.1 m/s
99.9 %
12.5 m
86.7 %
1,011 hPa
05:29:59
18:09:05
Jul. 20th 2024 Jul. 20th 2024 max: 27.3 °C
min: 24 °C
13.3 m/s
17.6 m/s
84.8 %
20.5 m
86.3 %
1,012 hPa
05:30:12
18:08:58
Jul. 21st 2024 Jul. 21st 2024 max: 27.4 °C
min: 23.8 °C
10.1 m/s
16.6 m/s
98.0 %
24.1 m
84.3 %
1,011 hPa
05:30:25
18:08:50
Jul. 22nd 2024 Jul. 22nd 2024 max: 28.7 °C
min: 25.1 °C
13.0 m/s
21.2 m/s
86.2 %
23.0 m
84.0 %
1,011 hPa
05:30:37
18:08:42
Jul. 23rd 2024 Jul. 23rd 2024 max: 27.3 °C
min: 24.9 °C
11.9 m/s
18.0 m/s
98.6 %
21.9 m
85.4 %
1,012 hPa
05:30:49
18:08:33
Jul. 24th 2024 Jul. 24th 2024 max: 28.9 °C
min: 24.2 °C
12.2 m/s
16.2 m/s
72.8 %
23.3 m
81.2 %
1,012 hPa
05:31:01
18:08:23
Jul. 25th 2024 Jul. 25th 2024 max: 28.5 °C
min: 24.9 °C
12.2 m/s
11.5 m/s
65.4 %
24.1 m
83.7 %
1,010 hPa
05:31:12
18:08:12
Jul. 26th 2024 Jul. 26th 2024 max: 28.3 °C
min: 25.3 °C
13.0 m/s
14.4 m/s
77.6 %
23.7 m
84.4 %
1,011 hPa
05:31:23
18:08:00
Jul. 27th 2024 Jul. 27th 2024 max: 28.4 °C
min: 25.1 °C
12.2 m/s
11.9 m/s
76.1 %
22.0 m
86.7 %
1,010 hPa
05:31:34
18:07:47
Jul. 28th 2024 Jul. 28th 2024 max: 29.3 °C
min: 25.3 °C
11.2 m/s
10.4 m/s
61.4 %
23.5 m
85.0 %
1,010 hPa
05:31:44
18:07:34

Cruises to Playa Flamingo

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Scheduled ship calls in Playa Flamingo, Costa Rica
Date Ship Arrival Departure Details
Mar. 3rd 2025 Monday, 3rd of Mar. 2025 Sea Cloud Spirit 05:00 pm 11:00 pm

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