A perfect day on a Costa Rica beach? For many that’s lounging with your toes in the sand. However, for some, hours of idling on the beach is, well, less than ideal. If you’re in the “can’t wait to get off your towel and do something” camp, no need to fret. The travel experts at Cheapflights.ca, covered the Top 10 Beaches for the “Non-Beach Bum” and on the list was Costa Rica’s Playa Grande where you can catch some of CR’s best surf or watch sea turtles nesting to lay their eggs.
Playa Grande Guanacaste, Costa Rica
If surfing or learning to surf is your ideal day at the beach, Playa Grande in the Guanacaste region of Costa Rica is a good spot to check out. Known as one of the best surfing spots in Costa Rica, the area attracts surfers from around the world. The breaks at Playa Grande are moderate and constant meaning it’s a suitable surf spot for both experienced and new surfers. Bonus: If you’re in the area between October and May you might be lucky enough to spot a female leatherback turtle coming ashore to lay eggs.