Discover a selection of 1,500 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 private pools. Prices start at $107 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

Friendly Playa Flamingo will entice you

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Playa Flamingo. This city's restaurants, bars and snorkeling attract many visitors, and its welcoming and relaxing location add to the charm. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

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

How to get to and around Playa Flamingo

The nearest airport is in Daniel Oduber Intl. Airport (LIR), located 20.4 mi (32.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Tamarindo (TNO), which is 8.4 mi (13.5 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Playa Flamingo?

Whether you're looking for an intimate retreat for you and your sweetie or a sprawling house to fit the family, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Playa Flamingo. Here are a couple to get you thinking:

  • Around 9 miles from the center of Playa Flamingo, you'll find it hard to resist "Private House Steps To The Beach Pool Surf 3". It has 3 bedrooms and handy features including golf and an oven.
  • "Your Own Private Paradise With Full" is another top pick, offering 4 bedrooms, an ice maker, a restaurant dining guide and more. It's around 45 miles from Playa Flamingo.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Playa Flamingo vacation rental for you.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Playa Flamingo?

Forget about catching up on chores, because weekends were made for fun. Make your way to one of these weekend getaways in and near Playa Flamingo and make the most of all the incredible things to do nearby:

  • Located 10 miles to the south of central Playa Flamingo, "Just For Two, " Romantic, Luxury" is a great fit for nature lovers and adventure seekers. Make your way to nearby attractions, including Papagayo Golf and Country Club and Playa Bermúdez. Then, try your hand at activities like cycling or surfing and boogie boarding.
  • Alternatively, take some time out at "Breathtakingly Gorgeous Oceanfront Penthouse". About 11 miles southwest of Playa Flamingo, fun activities around here include fishing and snorkeling. Rather visit some of the sights? Pencil in a visit to Playa Ana Laura and Barra Honda National Park.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Playa Flamingo?

Studio apartments are a hard act to beat when it comes to location, convenience and character. Check out these studio apartments for rent in or near Playa Flamingo and immerse yourself in the buzzing local vibe:

  • Make "Private Pool, Oceanview Guesthouse" your home for a couple of days or more. This great vacation rental features amenities including WiFi and free WiFi.
  • "Beautiful Oceanfront Condo Development In Flamingo" is another fabulous choice. Make yourself comfy and enjoy the use of a microwave oven, a beach view and more.

When it's time to leave your studio apartment and explore, there's loads to keep you amused around Playa Flamingo. Interested in culture? Plan a visit to La Casa de la Cultura and Hidden Garden Art Gallery.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Playa Flamingo?

From funky studio apartments to huge vacation homes, Vrbo has your vacation sorted. Here are just two of our top picks in and around Playa Flamingo:

  • For a memorable few nights away, you can't go wrong with "Just For Two, " Romantic, Luxury". It's close to the center of Playa Flamingo, along with plenty of things to see and do.
  • Alternatively, spend a couple of nights at "Breathtakingly Gorgeous Oceanfront Penthouse". This comfy, centrally located property makes exploring the local sights easy.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Playa Flamingo?

Forget flowers and chocolates. Sometimes all you need is to escape for the weekend, just you and your honey. At Vrbo, we've got romantic getaways in and around Playa Flamingo that would make even Cupid envious. Here are some we think you'll fall in love with:

  • Around 9 miles from Playa Flamingo, "Private House Steps To The Beach Pool Surf 3" is an ideal place for starry-eyed couples. Beauty services and massage services are among the many amenities here.
  • Another place where you can enjoy a few relaxing days together is "Beautiful Ocean View Home With Large Private Pool - 25mins From Liberia Airport". Located 12 miles from Playa Flamingo, beauty services and a nearby bay add to the ambiance here.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Playa Flamingo?

If you're looking for somewhere to reconnect with loved ones this vacation, why not make it memorable? These mansions for rent in or near Playa Flamingo will easily accommodate the entire gang while doing it in serious style:

  • Approximately 1 mile to the southwest of Playa Flamingo is "Mediterranean - Style Flamingo Mansion Offers The Ultimate In Beachfront Luxury". Along with its magnificent design, you'll be impressed by its first-class amenities, such as a beach view and concierge services.
  • Another great pick is "Stunning Beachfront Flamingo Mansion With Incomparable Ocean Setting". Approximately 1 mile to the southwest of Playa Flamingo, this luxe vacation rental gives you a taste of high-class living and comes with a swimming pool, golf and more.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Playa Flamingo?

Share your vacation and double the fun. Whether you're planning an epic getaway with buddies or a big family get-together, you'll have your pick of large group vacation rentals in and near Playa Flamingo:

  • A range of amenities including a swimming pool and a beach view make "Amazing 5 Bd/5 Ba Beachfront Villa Infinity Pool With Housekeeping" a group favorite. This expansive property has 5 bedrooms and accommodates up to 16 people. From central Playa Flamingo, it's around 2 miles away to the northeast.
  • "Luxurious Playa Flamingo Penthouse Condo With 6 Bedrooms And Breath" is another option that'll fit the whole gang. It's around 0.1 miles to the northwest of Playa Flamingo, has 6 bedrooms and sleeps as many as 12 guests. An ocean view and a swimming pool are among the things designed to make your stay even more comfortable.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Playa Flamingo?

Of all the conveniences a vacation rental can offer, a pool is one of the most coveted. Have a look at these houses for rent with a pool in or near Playa Flamingo and spend your time splashing around. Just remember to bring your inflatable swan:

  • Make yourself comfortable at "Private House Steps To The Beach Pool Surf 3", where your biggest priority will be hanging out by the pool. Amenities including a smart TV and a separate dining area help make this getaway a guest favorite.
  • Alternatively, enjoy a more leisurely pace of life at "Amazing 5 Bd/5 Ba Beachfront Villa Infinity Pool With Housekeeping". Along with an invigorating pool, you can also make use of a microwave oven and coffee and tea making facilities.

Unsure how to pack your suitcase for your Playa Flamingo getaway? This impressive destination has a tropical savanna climate. During summer, you can expect average temperatures of between 75 ºF and 85 ºF. Look up our selection of Playa Flamingo vacation rentals by using the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to get more ideas about where to stay.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Playa Flamingo?

Whether your ideal getaway is high in the hills or down by the beach, you'll have a lot more fun if you share it with family and friends. Check out these large family vacation rentals in or near Playa Flamingo and bring the whole gang along:

  • Sleeping as many as 8 guests in 3 bedrooms, "Private House Steps To The Beach Pool Surf 3" is the perfect place to enjoy some family time. This escape is 9 miles to the southwest of Playa Flamingo and has creature comforts such as nearby birdwatching activities and a separate dining area.
  • Another great choice is "Beautiful Ocean View Home With Large Private Pool - 25mins From Liberia Airport". This property is 12 miles northeast of Playa Flamingo and features a fridge, nearby whale-watching activities and more. With 4 bedrooms accommodating up to 8 people, you won't need to leave anyone off your guest list.

If you're after family-friendly attractions around the area, you won't have to look far. Africa Mia, Africa Mían and Canopy Vista Tamarindo promise lots of fun for young and old.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Playa Flamingo?

Spending time with family is important, which is why we'll help you find a space where you can truly connect. Book one of these family cabin rentals in or near Playa Flamingo and make wonderful memories with the ones you love:

  • "Cabin - Wavefront Bamboo Glamping Paradise" - Enjoy precious time with your crew at this escape, which is around 2 miles northeast of central Playa Flamingo. Childrens activities and a smart TV are some of its family-friendly amenities.
  • "Cabin - Beach Walk Casita, 2 Bedroom: Direct Beach Access" - This property has also been designed with families in mind and is around 11 miles south of Playa Flamingo. Offering coffee and tea making facilities, a porch and more, it'll get your group's nod of approval.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Playa Flamingo vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.