On the Pacific coast of the Guanacaste Province of Costa Rica are several well known beaches. Tucked away just below Playa Flamingo is the former fishing village of Playa Potrero. This lovely town is a small and serene enclave, where Ticos and Expats alike enjoy the quiet beauty and wonderful atmosphere that can only be found in this sublime location.
If spending your days on the beach is your preferred form of relaxation, Playa Potrero offers one of the most quiet and beautful beaches on the coast of the Pacific Ocean. If fishing is more your bag, the village of Playa Potrero is one of the top sailfish fishing destinations in the entire world. There are multiple fishing tour and charter operators available to serve you, and a day of fishing is a unique and wonderful way to enjoy the beauty of the Costa Rican coastline.
If natural beauty is your goal, Playa Potrero is close to some of the very best Costa Rican National Parks. A visit to Santa Rosa National Park is a great way to observe tropical birds, iguanas, sloths and monkeys in ther natural habitat. Underground beauty is also on offer at the Caves of Barra Honda. There are also gorgeous former sites of volcanic activity-namely the Rincon de la Vieja Volcano, and also the Tenorio Volcano. For stunning blue waters, visit Rio Celeste. The options are seemingly endless.
If you like to Scuba Dive, some of the best Scuba Diving in the world can be found in the Catalina Islands, just offshore of Playa Potrero. Different stunningly beautiful sections of the coral reefs at this location are accessible to beginning divers and advanced divers alike. From January to May, the sea life is extremely active at this location. It isn’t uncommon to see Dolphins and various species of Rays during your dives.
If restaurants, bars, and shopping are your thing, Playa Potrero has everything you need. But don’t take our word for it! Come see the quiet, serene and wonderful place that is Playa Potrero, Guanacaste, Costa Rica. You’ll be glad you did.