Playa Panama

Playa Panama is a beach located very close to the Liberia Airport in Guanacaste. It has calm water, and lots of nearby activities. 

Check out the Youtube video below for a walking tour of this awesome location.

El Mangroove

If you’re staying in Playa Panama, chances are you’ll be down by the resort El Mangroove. This section of the small town is very popular with tourists and families. El Mangroove has a nice sitting area with a pool, that overlooks the ocean. 
 
If you’re visiting Panama, there’s lots of on street parking on this end of the beach as well. Be sure to bring a couple thousand Colon for the parking attendant to watch over your car.
 
The beach area has white sand and calm waves. One of the best things about Panama is the large, flat and tree covered sitting areas. High tide doesn’t touch these areas, so they’re great to store your gear. You could set up a table and have a barbeque/picnic without having to move your stuff around at high tide.
Mangroove Resort area in Panama

If you're heading out for an adventure, you're going to need some cold watch and snacks. Pick up a backpack cooler, which has ample room for what you'll need while you enjoy the beach. There is an added benefit of freeing up your hands to carry the fun stuff!

Hacienda Blu

Towards the south/west end of the beach, you’ll find another parking area. This section of the beach has calm water, and a great area for setting up your beach gear.

There’s also an ocean front bar/restaurant called Hacienda Blue. This restaurant is a great location to finish off a long day of swimming in Panama Bay.

If you’d like to head out on the water, check out renting a stand up paddle board. Costa Rica SUP will provide you with the opportunity to head out into Panama Bay. You’ll see the crystal clear water and scenery along the coast. You might even see some massive yachts scrolling by in the ocean. 

On this end of the beach you’ll also find an Eco-Camping location, and a beach camping area. There’s an estuary, which is a small river leading into the ocean. Estuaries are great to check out as you can often see really cool animals and birds.

South end of the beach at Hacienda Blu

Protect your gear with a waterproof fanny pack. These are great as you can be confident that nothing will get wet as you tour Costa Rica. You definitely don't want to leave important items on the beach, so with these packs you can explore the water without constantly watching your stuff!

Visit Playa Panama

If’ you’re spending your vacation around the Liberia Airport, you’ll want to check out Panama for at least a day. It’s a short drive from Coco or Communidad, and has some of the calmest waters around.

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