Sunwing Vacations, WestJet, Air TranSat, NoliTours, Air Canada and SunQuest provide various charter flights from Canada straight to Liberia International Airport aka Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport and partners with hotels in both the main town areas of Playa Tamarindo and Playas del Coco.
Playas del Coco offers a small town feel with shopping and many restaurants with nightlife filled with live acts and DJ's playing at the local venues. Although it is like the little brother to Playa Tamarindo in terms of tourist traffic, Playas del Coco or El Coco Beach has everything you need in reference to Banks, Grocery Stores, shops, casino and tours. The neighboring towns include Playa Hermosa, Playa Ocotal, Pez Vela, Playa Panama and Sardinal.
If you are driving a rental car, make sure you fill up with gas outside of tow because once in enter the beach town you will need to get back out. No Gas Stations!
Playa Tamarindo is bustling with tourists from north America throughout this popular surf town. The beach is wide and beautiful with rock formations and swells for the surfers to enjoy the whole day. Larger scale in terms of shops and restaurants than Playas del Coco. Playa Tamarindo or Tamarindo Beach, also is home to many tours, casino, shops and of course Surf Lessons! Again, No Gas Stations in Playa Tamarindo for those who rent a car.
Don't Forget to book your Marlin del Rey Catamaran tour while in either one of these areas. Both locations are well known for its' laid back culture and Tropical Desert feel.
Come to Costa Rica. You will never want to return home.