Surf Real Estate in Costa Rica

Junquillal, Playa Negra, Avellanas, Marbella, Samara, ...

Welcome to the captivating surf beaches of Guanacaste, Costa Rica, a paradise for surf enthusiasts and beach lovers alike. Our exclusive real estate listings offer you the opportunity to own a piece of this tropical haven. Here, you’ll find detailed information on three of Guanacaste’s most sought-after surf destinations: Junquillal, Playa Negra, and Playa Avellanas. Each location offers its unique charm and lifestyle, promising a perfect blend of adventure and tranquility. Discover your dream coastal retreat. 

This page has listings from the southern part of our usual area. There are many surfing spots in the region and there is something for all abilities from novice to expert surfer.

For those of you that would like good surf near or in a busy town with night-life, then check out Playa Grande (quiet but near Tamarindo), and from Tamarindo you could walk to the amazing surf at Playa Langosta.

Surf real estate at JunquillalPlaya Junquillal is about 33km south of Tamarindo and is at the south end of the region I normally serve.

There is not much nightlife here but there are some restaurants. If you’re living here it is only a short drive to golf courses, entertainment and everything else
described in the other ‘Neighborhood’ pages.

Junquillal has left and right hand breaks, over sandbars and also has a reef. The waves can be hollow and fast, and jack up in many spots along the length of he beach. A short distance away, Playa Blanca can produce double overhead left-handers when the swell conditions are right.

On the beach at Junquillal is a great place to spend the day. The beach is about 2 km in length and has white-grey sand and is lined by natural forest. This is one of the most serene spots on the coast of Guanacaste. Turtle watching is a popular pastime, and there is just lots of wildlife everywhere.

The Government of Costa Rica’s Tourism Institute (in partnership with other governmental agencies) has awarded it the Ecological Blue Flag status (ES – Bandera Azul Ecológica) to Junquillal Beach. To receive this recognition, the beach must have: supplies of drinking water, which must be of a predetermined quality; rubbish bins; clean water in the ocean; sanitary facilities and water treatment; education; signs, protection from poachers (turtles); and tourist security. This is reassessed every month.

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) also started a program here to protect the Leatherback Turtle species, which has been continued independently by others. The Olive Ridley Turtle also nests lays its eggs in the sands here.

A home for Nature lovers

Playa Negra world surf

The Guanacaste Coast has several world class surf spots, and Playa Negra is one of them. It is famous for it’s right hand barrels, which attracts the surfing pros. It was the location of the cult surf move, “Endless Summer II”. It doesn’t have the busy bustle of the popular surfing towns. Playa Negra is laid back.

Playa Negra (Black Beach) has something for everyone. It has cafes, restaurants, and it has budget and luxury hotel accommodation.
At Playa Negra you can buy ocean view lots at a very low price and then commission a building project to your own design. Of course, there are ready-built homes for sale or rent also.

Easily described as one of the most beautiful beaches in the Tamarindo area, Avellanas boasts pristine beach wilderness with stretches of rocky tide pools and other areas of white power sand. “Avellanas” translated is “Hazelnuts”. There is no native village or shops within Avellanas, and it hosts only a few easy-going hotels, cabanas, and surfer retreats. Visit the local favorite bar, Lola’s and spend the day drinking tropical drinks, fresh smoothies, and cold beers.
Most visitors to Avellanas are not as interested in the attractions onshore as the surf conditions are nearly perfect throughout the entire year, drawing surfers to visit from all over the world. With several breaks to choose from, there is something for everyone. Swells approach the coast from both Northern and Southern Hemispheres, meaning surf conditions will vary from one area of the beach to the other.

Residents here would get most of their shopping from Tamarindo.

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