Playas del Coco is a port town located in Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica. It is one of the oldest beach communities and one of the fastest developing areas of tourism in the country. It has long been a well known tourist destinations of both local citizens and foreigners. Playas del Coco is often called by the locals "El Coco" or "Coco Beach" by Americans, Canadians and Europeans.
- Playas del Coco lies approximately 32 km (20 ml) from the city of Liberia. Because of its close proximity to the capital of Guanacaste, Liberia, it has had significant historical importance. Local tourism has always been constant, but the city started to grow when international visitors began to arrive during the 1990s. As Playas del Coco is one of the few beach areas found in Guanacaste with good infrastructure, it quickly became a tourism and business hub. Other neighboring beach areas began to grow as population and tourism expanded.
- Nightlife is found in the bars with proximity to the central plaza of Playas del Coco. Other entertainment venues include discos and casinos. Restaurants are widespread, and after nightfall many double as bars. In addition to the nightlife activities, the town offers a range of ocean activities, whether it's snorkeling, Scuba Diving, relaxing on a boat, on the beach, or world-class sport fishing.
- Playas del Coco is the largest of Papagayo villages, and features abundant services. Facilities like supermarkets and shops are available throughout. The village center is rundown compared to the opulence along the northern coast of Guanacaste. However, Coco area offers its share of luxurious resorts. Affordable accommodations are plentiful and attract budget tourists throughout the year.
Highlights: Beaches, snorkelling and diving, Congo Canopy Trail
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Port Playas del Coco cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Playas del Coco, Costa Rica. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
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13 March, 2017