Discover a selection of 1,000 vacation rentals in Playa Flamingo, CR that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and kitchens. Prices start at $220 per night, and houses and villas are popular options for a stay in Playa Flamingo. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Playa Flamingo is one of the nation's best beaches

If you look beyond the developments, you'll find one of Costa Rica's most scenic beaches. Picture-perfect arched bays covered in powdery white sands and backed by green shrubs are so close to Playa Flamingo vacation rentals, you won't even need flips-flops to reach them. Yachties come from far and wide to moor up in the country's largest marina and the spot is renowned for its sports fishing. Don't just bob on the water's surface though. Just below you'll find a kaleidoscope of color emanating from a variety of coral and schools of exotic fish.

Things to do

Eating out in Playa Flamingo

Attractions are a little thin on the ground in Playa Flamingo: it's more about the sand, sea and sun. In fact, photographers have long been coming to the Nicoya Peninsula and Guanacaste to snap the spectacular seascapes, though it's a tough job to truly capture it. If you fancy a day away from the beach, you can hop into the Playa Flamingo shopping plaza for a little retail therapy and pick up souvenirs to take home. Alternatively, Playa Flamingo vacation rentals are never far from the seafood joints which serve up fresh catches of the day in gorgeous surroundings.

Activities

Ocean-going activities at Playa Flamingo

With the only full-service marina between the stretch of coast that runs from Panama in the south all the way up to Acapulco in Mexico, it's no wonder there are countless possibilities for ocean-going activities. When you stay in a Playa Flamingo vacation rental, consider hiring a yacht and skipper for a day to cruise along the gorgeous coastline. Alternatively, you can don flippers and a mask to dive down for close encounters with many creatures of the deep, or cast in your line and try to reel in a trophy fish to take back home.

Weather

Look for a pause in the rain at Playa Flamingo

The best time to visit Costa Rica weather-wise is between December and April, when the skies are bright, the weather warm and the rains almost non-existent. It's no wonder with the cold winter snaps back home that it's also the busiest time to stay in a Playa Flamingo vacation rental. If you don't mind the odd tropical downpour, you can score a rental at seriously knocked-down rates between May and November. Pro tip: the rains stop briefly between June and July and during these months the interior just back from the shore is lush and green.

Natural features

Leatherback turtles in Playa Flamingo

When you stay in a Playa Flamingo vacation rental, you're just a hop, skip and jump from Santa Rosa, the first national park in Costa Rica. The 50,000 hectares of forest and marshland provide habitats for a surprisingly large number of critters. Amongst the lush greenery, you'll catch a glimpse of many of the 100 or so mammals that roam the forest, 250 species of avifauna and plenty of reptiles and amphibians. There are simply too many to list, but look out for jaguars, collared peccaries and magnificent leatherback turtles. We haven't even started on the 10,000 species of insects.

How to get there

Transportation to and around Playa Flamingo

The nearest airport is in Liberia (LIR-Daniel Oduber Intl.), located 20.5 mi (33 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Playa Flamingo, CR?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 1,197 vacation rentals around Playa Flamingo. From 325 house rentals to 226 villa rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent an ocean-view property in Playa Flamingo?

Rising in the morning to glorious beach views and the rhythmic rumble of waves crashing on the shore. Isn't this what perfect vacations are made of? There are 530 beachside vacation rentals to pick from. Open to other ideas? Vrbo has oodles more options to investigate, including:

  • 491 seaside vacation rentals.
  • 399 beach-view vacation rentals.
  • 246 mountain-view vacation rentals.

Can I rent a condo in Playa Flamingo?

Sharing is great. But sharing bunk beds and bathrooms with a bunch of strangers can sometimes be a bit much. Make the most of the time you've got with your loved ones in a condo rental. The space and convenience makes for a much more comfortable stay. In this destination, Vrbo has 514 to pick from. Book now and you could spend as little as $46 a night. If that doesn't agree with your posse's style, we have a range of other property types to pick from, such as:

  • House: 321 vacation homes. Prices start from $23 per night.
  • Villa: 232 vacation homes. Prices start from $52 per night.
  • Hotel: 62 vacation homes. Prices start from $11 per night.

Can I stay in Playa Flamingo in a large group?

Getting together with your favorite people can be a lot of fun, especially when you're under the one roof in an amazing new place! If you'll be traveling with a big group, Vrbo can help you. Currently, condo vacation homes are the hottest thing for big groups of visitors here, and you'll find 179 featured on our database. The lodging options that can cater to large numbers in the area include:

  • If yours is a squad of 6, we have 343 vacation homes just right for that size. Spend a night from just $70.
  • Looking for somewhere for 8 people? We have 159 that will work well. You can get one for as low as $70 a night.
  • Seeking out vacation rentals to suit 5 guests? You'll be thrilled to hear we have 102 that will fit the bill. You can get one for as little as $50 per night.

So never fear! When you travel with us you'll be able to bring your mom, your grandpa and all your mates to Playa Flamingo.

Where are the cheapest rentals in Playa Flamingo?

Vrbo has plenty of terrific budget-friendly rentals. Treat your squad to an extravagant night out or stay for a few extra days with all the cash leftover. Coco Bay Estates has bargain written all over it. And with 132 Vrbo rentals at an average price of $134 a night, it isn't hard to see why. You'll find another 40 Vrbo rentals waiting to be booked in or around Junquillal. The average price here is $136 a night.

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