Playa Potrero - Costa Rica's Hidden Gem

Nestled along Costa Rica’s stunning Pacific coast in Guanacaste, Playa Potrero is a tropical paradise waiting to be discovered. This serene beach town, part of the larger Surfside area, offers visitors a perfect blend of relaxation and adventure.

Surfside Costa Rica – The Heart of the Gold Coast

Surfside Costa Rica, encompassing Playa Potrero and neighboring Playa Flamingo, is renowned for its golden beaches, year-round sunshine, and laid-back atmosphere. Whether you’re looking to surf, snorkel, or simply soak up the sun, Surfside Potrero has it all.



What to do in Playa Potrero and Surfside Flamingo

Beach hopping – Explore the pristine shores of Playa Potrero, Playa Flamingo, Playa Penca, Las Catalinas and more!
Water sports – Try surfing, sailing, paddleboarding,  kayaking and much more in the crystal-clear waters!
Deep-sea fishing – Experience world-class sportfishing in the Pacific
Hiking and biking – Discover the lush hills surrounding Surfside Potrero
Wildlife watching – Spot howler monkeys, exotic birds, and marine life

Playa Potrero Restaurants – A Culinary Journey

Indulge in the local flavors at these top Playa Potrero restaurants:

La Forketta – Italian cuisine with a Costa Rican twist
La Jama Playa Potrero – Fresh seafood and local specialties
Las Brisas – Beachfront dining with stunning sunset views
Surf Box – Fusion of Peruvian and Costa Rican flavors
Perlas – Local fusion on the water at Flamingo marina.

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Accommodation in Surfside Potrero and Playa Flamingo

From luxury villas to cozy beachfront bungalows, Surfside Costa Rica offers a range of accommodation options. Consider staying at the Luxury Oceanfront Villa – Casa Colibri for an unforgettable experience.

Getting Around Playa Potrero and Surfside Flamingo

Use our interactive map to navigate the area easily. Simply click on your destination and let your favorite navigation app guide you through the beautiful streets of Surfside Potrero and Playa Flamingo.

Building Your Dream Home in Playa Potrero Costa Rica

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Playa Potrero a Surfside Paradise

Welcome to the seaside communities of Surfside and Playa Potrero! A hidden tropical paradise carefully tucked away in the province of Guanacaste along Costa Rica’s north pacific Gold Coast. World famous for its amazing weather, abundant  restaurants and bars and pristine beaches, Surfside Potrero and the neighboring community of Playa Flamingo are at the epicenter of everything Costa Rica. Whether it’s dining seaside at a local soda, surfing, beach hopping, hiking and biking in the hills, snorkeling or deep sea fishing, the sister communities of Surfside and Playa Potrero are two perfect places to relax or perhaps call home. Explore Playa Potrero Today!

Playa Potrero Map

Get exact directions anywhere in Surfside or Playa Potrero with our easy to use interactive map. Simply find what you are looking for, click on “directions” and let your favorite navigation app (Waze, etc) handle the rest. Its that easy!

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