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The Nomadic Hotel
3 out of 5
75 Meters West of Giardino Tropicale, Nosara
The price is $148 per night
9.21 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (34 reviews)

"We loved the place and the location. Staff is super friendly. Nice size hotel. You can chill at the pool, practice your yoga or get to the beach and all the restaurants are walking distance. We had a great time and would go back."…"

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2020

The Nomadic Hotel
Ocean View Condo - Daily Sunsets!
Marbella, Provincia de Guanacaste
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0.45 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
azul

"Unit very clean and well stocked. Property and amenities well cared for. Manager was VERY helpful, about property and surrounding area. Property very remote, we went for peace, quiet and relaxation. Sanctuary filled the bill!"…"

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2020

Ocean View Condo - Daily Sunsets!
Spacious & Tranquil Condo Steps From the Beach!
Relaxation And Adventure In Paradise
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0.57 mi from city center
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Hidden GEM in Costa Rica!

"This is a hidden gem. Enjoy picturesque sunrises and sunsets with an ocean view along the Pacific Coast in the Guanacaste region between Tamarindo and Nosara. Guests are sure to enjoy a memorable vacation in this fully furnished 2 bedroom/2 bath beach condo (over 1800 square feet) with a full length ..."…"

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2017

Relaxation And Adventure In Paradise
Occidental Tamarindo - All Inclusive
4 out of 5
Playa Langosta, Tamarindo, Guanacaste
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17.55 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (699 reviews)

"The resort was very neat and clean. No Wi-Fi unless you paid for it which was $12 a day. The food was good but could have had more of a theme than the same thing every day."…"

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2020

Occidental Tamarindo - All Inclusive
Cala Luna Boutique Hotel & Villas
4 out of 5
Playa Langosta, Tamarindo, Guanacaste
The price is $174 per night
17.85 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (386 reviews)

"A beautiful resort nestled in beautiful vegetation giving the feeling of a slight jungle experience. This becomes even more true when a monkey or two show up as you are swimming or sun bathing. Food was tasty, service courtious and rooms clean. Highly recommended!!!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2020

Cala Luna Boutique Hotel & Villas
Beach Front Home with Infinity Pool, Beaches and Tourist Attractions
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0.47 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (8 reviews)
Very beautiful property and villa.

"My husband and I plus 2 more couples really enjoyed our time in Villa Hermosa. The only thing we were surprised about were the roads leading into the area. They are gravel roads, washboard bumps for a large amount of the trip from Liberia. Very hard on everyone in the vehicle. Plus the rental cars ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2018

Beach Front Home with Infinity Pool, Beaches and Tourist Attractions
Luxurious 4 Bedroom Oceanfront Home at Playa Azul, Costa Rica
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0.61 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (17 reviews)
Costa Rica delight

"This was a getaway vacation with our family who live on Ontario, Seattle, Michigan and was perfect! The home was fabulous with private ensuites in each bedroom and ample living areas to share. Steps from the ocean and across a driveway from a pool and resort made it ideal for our family. The amenities ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2020

Luxurious 4 Bedroom Oceanfront Home at Playa Azul, Costa Rica
Authentic Three-Bedroom Cabaña, Just 300M to Private White-Sand Beach
Hotel El Manglar
3 out of 5
Palm Beach Estates, Playa Grande, Guanacaste
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $45 per night
19.25 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (94 reviews)

"We stayed last week in room 1. The overall atmosphere was lovely, relaxing, nice pool and grounds, decent restaurants nearby, beaches, tamarindo is a 30 min drive away. Dennis at the desk was delightful and interactive with the guests daily. We were overrun with red ants the first night. There was ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 25, 2020

Hotel El Manglar
The Grand Seaclusion - EOS 41
4 out of 5
Playa Azul, Playa Azul, Guanacaste
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0.5 mi from city center
The Grand Seaclusion - EOS 41
Luna Magnifica - Luna 18
4 out of 5
Playa Azul, Marbella, Playa Azul, Guanacaste
The price is $537 per night
0.49 mi from city center
Luna Magnifica - Luna 18
Bella Luna - Luna 33
4 out of 5
Plaza Azul, Playa Azul, Cantón Santa Cruz
The price is $463 per night
0.52 mi from city center
Bella Luna - Luna 33
Tamarindo Bay Boutique Hotel - Adults only
3.5 out of 5
100 metros sur del Banco Nacional, Playa Tamarindo, Tamarindo, Guanacaste
The price is $145 per night
17.85 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (158 reviews)

"This property is a hidden little gem. It’s close to city centre and to the beach, yet far enough to feel like you are in your own peaceful haven. The room is very well set up and overlooks the pool area. It was so relaxing to wake up to the sound of the birds and rustling sound of the beautiful trees. ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 29, 2020

Tamarindo Bay Boutique Hotel - Adults only
Hotel Diria Santa Cruz
3 out of 5
Calle Central, Frente al Banco Nacional, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $35 per night
18.36 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (12 reviews)

"It was a good stay for 1 night. Staff is excellent and extremely accommodating. Once the renovation is completed this will be a great property. Nice quiet stay!!"…"

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2020

Hotel Diria Santa Cruz
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Visiting Playa Azul

Visitors to Playa Azul are sure to enjoy the beaches and restaurants. Tourists can also enjoy so much more including its cafés.

  • There are 4 hotels and other accommodations in Playa Azul
  • The closest major airport is in Liberia (LIR-Daniel Oduber Intl.), 40.3 mi (64.8 km) from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Playa Azul

Places to visit in the larger region include Pitahaya Beach, San Juanillo Beach, and Ostional National Wildlife Refuge. In the area, you'll also find Nosara Wildlife Rescue and Playa Pelada.

This is a top rated place to stay based on our user reviews:

  • Azul Ocean Club Hotel - This 4-star hotel features a private beach, 2 restaurants, and an outdoor pool. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its helpful staff and clean, comfortable rooms.

Dressing for Playa Azul

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 83°F during the day and 61°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 84°F, while the average at night is 64°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 81°F with nighttime averages of 63°F
  • In October-December, you can expect daytime averages of 80°F and nighttime averages of 62°F
  • About 72.76 inches of rain falls on Playa Azul each year
  • Usually April and May are the hottest months with an average of 83°F, whereas January and February are often coldest, averaging 62°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Playa Azul?
Based on our traveler data, Azul Ocean Club Hotel is one of the top choices for your stay. This 4-star hotel offers a private beach and 2 restaurants. The Grand Seaclusion - EOS 41 is another good choice for your visit.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Playa Azul, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most hotel bookings are fully refundable as long as you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before check in. If you have a non-refundable reservation, you might still have the option to cancel and get a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to get top deals in Playa Azul.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Playa Azul?
For more details about updating your trip to Playa Azul or cancelling it, click here.
What's the best accommodation when traveling with kids to Playa Azul?
Azul Ocean Club Hotel is a top 4-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a private beach and a children’s pool. Attractions in the area like Safari Surf School and Nosara Wildlife Rescue are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best place to stay for a romantic getaway to Playa Azul?
Azul Ocean Club Hotel is a favorite 4-star hotel for couples, and features a private beach and massages on the beach.
What's the best place to stay for a beach vacation in Playa Azul?
Azul Ocean Club Hotel is a top pick for your beach vacation. To enjoy some time by the water, head to Playa Azul or San Juanillo Beach.
What's the best luxury hotel in Playa Azul?
Azul Ocean Club Hotel is a 4-star hotel with a private beach and 2 restaurants, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travelers looking for an elegant place to stay.
What's the best boutique-style accommodation in Playa Azul?
Azul Ocean Club Hotel is a favorite 4-star hotel with Expedia travelers looking for a stylish accommodation, featuring a private beach and 2 restaurants.
What are some hotels with pools in Playa Azul?
Azul Ocean Club Hotel is a popular 4-star hotel featuring an outdoor pool, a children’s pool, and a private beach.
What is the best spa hotel in Playa Azul?
Azul Ocean Club Hotel is a top spa hotel featuring a private beach, an outdoor pool, and a fitness center. Spend an afternoon at the spa where you’ll find facials, body scrubs, and deep-tissue massages.
What's the best accommodation near Daniel Oduber International Airport (LIR)?
Hilton Garden Inn Liberia Airport is a popular 3.5-star hotel featuring a restaurant and an outdoor pool. It’s located a short 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Daniel Oduber Intl. Airport. Other good options near the airport include Hotel Santa Ana Liberia Airport and Hotel Rincon del Llano.
How is it staying in Playa Azul?
Visitors to Playa Azul are sure to enjoy the beaches and restaurants. Tourists can also enjoy so much more including its cafés. Top sights around the area include San Juanillo Beach, Nosara Beach, and Hacienda Pinilla Golf Course. In Playa Azul, there are 14 hotels and other accommodations to choose from.

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