Playa Grande is located about 180 miles (300 km) from San José and 40 miles (65 km) from Liberia International Airport and nearby Tamarindo also has its own airport. Playa Grande is perfect for a host of outdoor activities, including surfing, deep-sea fishing, boating, scuba diving, snorkeling and horseback riding. In addition, two 18-hole golf courses are only minutes away. It is located just to the north of Tamarindo, accessed by dirt roads from Tamarindo, or by walking across the estuary from Tamarindo at low tide.
This area is currently one of the most affordable options for investments as it is just reaching its potential. Prices in nearby Tamarindo are at a peak, therefore, this provides investors with a more affordable option to have surf out the front door, and access to all of Tamarindo's wonders, in a quainter and quiet atmosphere.
There are currently some great opportunities to acquire land in the area at reasonable prices either with ocean view, or walking distance to the beach. The surfing in Playa Grande is world class, and if you are looking to acquire land and build to sell, keep in mind that your market here are surfers looking for a more laid back atmosphere than Tamarindo. Currently, this is still mainly a land market and plenty of room for expansion and market growth.