Flamingo Beach, Guanacaste
One of the most beautiful beaches on the Pacific coast of Guanacaste in Costa Rica is the Flamingo beach. While Tamarindo is one of the most developed tourist beaches on the coastline of Guanacaste, Flamingo Beach is still considered one of the most beautiful beaches in Costa Rica although it has beautiful and luxurious hotels. Flamingo is located in the so-called Gold Coast of Costa Rica in Punta Salinas, northwest of Bay Brasilito and only 75 km southwest of Liberia, one of the main cities in Guanacaste. The flamingo beach can be located between the beaches Potrero and Brasilito and is part of the seafloor between Acapulco and Panama on the Pacific coast.
Flamingo Beach in Costa Rica is a beautiful white sand beach, virtually untouched with pristine clear blue water, making it the ideal spot for an unforgettable vacation. In addition to this, Flamingo offers to the tourists one of the best deep-sea fishing in the world with the opportunity to find out from the coast and throughout the year needlefish, tuna, swordfish, and others, all of which makes this a beach very popular tourist destination. Because of their fishing every year this place is a host of a fantastic international tournament of sailfish fishing sponsored by the Amateur Fishermen’s Club of Costa Rica.
Besides offering great fishing grounds Flamingo Beach in Costa Rica also offers the chance to practice other water sports, and also for its proximity to the amazing nature reserves of Santa Rosa and Palo Verde, the tourist can visit areas with high biological richness where you can see a great variety of species of flora and fauna. For golf enthusiasts, is also a golf course of 18 holes, designed by the renowned Robert Trent Jones Jr, one of the best in Costa Rica.
Among the water sports that are practiced at Flamingo throughout the year can be done scuba diving, providing tourists the excitement of swimming alongside sharks of different species as well as an impressive array of beautiful tropical fish and a large other types of marine life. It is also possible to find tours and expeditions to the nearby island of Plata for fishing and diving.
Flamingo Beach has hotels, condos and private homes more expensive to the Pacific coast of Costa Rica. It is also the ideal spot for a holiday if you want to take advantage of the best fishing in the world or if you simply prefer to take a cruise during the evening to enjoy one of the most beautiful sunsets. The best time to come to Flamingo is from December to April when the beaches are bathed in sunshine and the average temperature is around 27.7 degrees Centigrade.