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Hotel La Puerta del Sol | Playas del Coco, Costa Rica

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Happy Inside – Festival of Food & Colors to benefit Education [VIDEO]

Please join us Friday May 4th , 5pm till 8pm at La Puerta Del Sol / Garden Bar for a beautiful event to help raise money for “the untouchable children”, the poorest social collective in India through Made in Tarifa Foundation and its HAPPY INSIDE SCHOOL, created last year for them You will enjoy a delicious Indian dinner with typical Hindú food, while listening to great beats by DJ Devon Hall Chicken Curry with Basmati Rice 4,500 Vegetable Curry with Basmati Rice 4,000 Signature Drink of Indian Lassi Mango Virgin 2,000 Lassi Mango with Rum 3,000 1,000 colones for each[… read more]

Looking Forward to a Green Season full of Relaxation and Nature

As the Guanacaste weather transitions from the Costa Rican summer to the Green Season we say goodbye to the snow bird crowds and welcome a time of lush green hillsides, more animal and wildlife sightings and an array of differences from the aarid summer (including our low season rates)    

Semana Santa – Easter holy week in Playas del Coco

Each year both Costa Rican and international tourists flock to Playas del Coco to enjoy the end of the summer here in Costa Rica. The town becomes alive with great people from around the globe enjoying themselves at the beach, cold drinks, nightlife and local events! This year Easter sunday lands on April 1st, the week leading up to Easter is always a big deal in Playas del Coco. If you haven’t experienced “semana santa” in Guanacaste then you are in for a treat. The town dials it up a notch with a great beachside atmosphere. The Summer in Costa[… read more]

The Garden Bar is now open in Playas del Coco!

Looking for a relaxing drink and cuisine in a natural setting? Come to La Puerta del Sol Hotel in Playas del Coco and immerse yourself in absolute escapism!  Set in our lush garden the Garden Bar is the PERFECT place to sit down to a nice drink away for the hustle and bustle of downtown yet close enough for your convenience. This place is peaceful and tranquil and unlike downtown you won’t get hassled when you are parking your car! When you arrive don’t forget to look up into the trees you might find some interesting guests 🙂 Monkeys, iguanas,[… read more]

Playas del Coco and its Neighboring Beaches

Playas del Coco might be Costa Rica’s most convenient town for a beach getaway. Located about 30 minutes from the Daniel Oduber International Airport in Liberia, Guanacaste. Playas del Coco has everything to provide an easy and comfortable vacation. Hotels, restaurants, banks, supermarkets, sun, sand and sea make this a great homebase. But what about the other local beaches for a day trip? Last month we spoke about Playa Ocotal, this time we explore Playa Hermosa and Playa Panama, Playas del Coco’s popular beach neighbors. Playas del Coco to Playa Hermosa and Playa Panama Playa Hermosa is just a 15[… read more]

5 Common (and Beautiful) Birds of Playas del Coco

When vacationing in Playas del Coco many visitors are thrilled with the native species in the Guanacaste area. It is common for Howler Monkeys to pass through our garden in the afternoon or to see a vibrant Green Iguana sunbathing next to our pool but the amount of birds that pass through is truly amazing! Here is a quick guide to five common and beautiful bird species you may encounter while spending time at La Puerta del Sol Hotel Turquoise Browed Mot Mot The Turquoise- Browed Motmot can be found commonly in Playas del Coco and lots of other locations[… read more]

dry season sunset playas del coco

Costa Rica’s High Season is on It’s Way – Summer Time Pura Vida

Costa Rica’s high season for tourism begins in mid December and continues into late April, usually ending with the Easter Holiday. This time period harmonizes splendidly with the chill of winter in the United States, Canada, and Europe. The high season is also the dry season. In the event that you need some sunny relaxation time on a tropical shoreline, this is an ideal opportunity to come to Costa Rica. Amid the height of this period (particularly amid the Christmas occasion and Holy Week before Easter), the tourism business works at maximum capacity and ALL reservations should be made ahead[… read more]

Thanksgiving in Playas del Coco

Every year in late November US citizens across the globe celebrate Thanksgiving and Playas del Coco is no different. This day is a time to reflect and be gracious for all of the good times, positive relationships and goals accomplished in the passing year.  Even if you are not home for the holiday, Playas del Coco always has something to comfort your craving for the traditional Thanksgiving dinner consisting of Turkey, stuffing, Potatoes, Carrots, Pies and more. If you walk down Coco’s Main Boulevard you will find numerous restaurants serving up the classic American meal. For us at La Puerta[… read more]

Have You Heard? The Dorado Fishing is Great this Year!

Sportfishing is always the talk of Playas del Coco as the annual rain season comes to an end and the high season begins. This year the Dorado (Mahi Mahi) fishing has EXPLODED! Reports from around the area have been extremely positive and it is expected that the season will continue to boom until the seasonal winds change in mid December. If you are an avid fisherman or novice and are looking to do some Sportfishing in Costa Rica make sure you come to Hotel La Puerta del Sol in Playas del Coco, Guanacaste Costa Rica. Our low season pricing is[… read more]

Santa Rosa National Park: BIG Adventure just an Hour from El Coco

When arriving to Costa Rica and to Playas del Coco in general many of our guests frequently ask us for advice on things to do in Playas del Coco and the surrounding area. While some are inquiring about nightlife, shopping and fine dining others are in it for the ADVENTURE and that is what Parque Nacional Santa Rosa is all about. A Brief Overview of the Santa Rosa National Park Santa Rosa National Park is a large protected area located off of Hwy 1 between Liberia and the Nicaraguan border in the Guanacaste Province. In 1856 the site was home[… read more]

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