Beach Front PROPERTy in Junquillal, GUanacaste, Costa Rica
Known for its world-class waves and breaks, Playa Junquillal is a surfer's paradise. Famous as a 'locals-only' hidden gem, this beach sits along the northwestern region of Guanacaste along the northern Pacific coast. But this small beach community has more to offer than just its surfing breaks. From great hotels, resorts and budget lodges to renowned cafes and local delicacies, Playa Junquillal has a little something to offer every visitor. Enjoy the laid-back Tico lifestyle here while escaping the hustle of other surf-centric communities along the Pacific Coast. Those staying here will also be just a short drive away from Marino Las Baulas National Park, which is a famous nesting ground for the leatherback turtles.
Junquillal is a relaxed little village set in the middle of a 4 km long expanse of gray and black sand beach. To the north of Junquillal is the delightful white sand beach of Playa Blanca in a protected cove. Here you can swim and float in turquoise waters, do boogie bording, snorkel or read your book in the shade of trees. On the beach of Junquillal is a hatching station for sea turtles and at night boys of the village patrol the beaches to protect the eggs from poachers. 4 different species of sea turtles digg their eggs into the sand of Junquillal, including the large and severely endangered leatherback sea turtles. The main nesting season is from July through February. At certain intervals you can watch baby turtles at the hatching station struggling out of the sand. Ostional, one of the world's most important nesting sites of sea turtles, is only 25 km south of Junquillal.
Those who are seeking remote, white sand beaches should visit Junquillal! It's the best beach for natural beauty and serenity on the Gold Coast. Junquillal is also close to other beautiful beaches than you can easily reach, such a Playa Negra, Playa Avellanas, Playa Conchal, and Tamarindo. Also, discover the friendliness of the local people in Playa Junquillal! The culture is a mixture of Ticos and foreigners from Europe, US, and South America who are all very welcoming and will help you if you need directions! Junquilllal is the easy-going beach, with no fuss or complications, where you can take a well-needed relaxing vacation.
NO CONCESSION - NO TROUBLE
120' OCEAN FRONTAGE
WORLD-CLASS BLUE FLAG
HIDEAWAY AND ECO-TOUR
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