Playa Negra is a beautiful dark-sand beach famous in the surfing community, the beach sits along the northwestern region of Guanacaste along the northern Pacific coast.
This small beach community has more to offer than just its surfing breaks. Great cafes and local delicacies, Playa Negra has a little something for offer everybody.
Enjoy the laid-back Tico lifestyle while escaping the hustle of other surf-centric communities along the Pacific Coast.
Anyone will enjoy the pristine conditions and remote landscape of Playa Negra. The black-sand shoreline is surrounded by rocky borders that make ideal conditions for small tide pools. Although much of the water isn't ideal for swimming, there are small protected areas to the south of the beach for swimming.
It's possible to take a domestic flight from the San Jose International Airport to the Tamarindo domestic airport, which is only about 35 minutes from Playa Negra. The travel time from the international airport in Liberia is about one hour and 45 minutes.