Playa Potrero Location & Climate
Playa Potrero is located in the heart of the Gold Coast Region and in the Guanacaste Province, located in the northwestern part of the country along the coast of the Pacific Ocean. Playa Potrero is conveniently located just 22 kilometers (13.7 miles) from Tamarindo and 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Liberia. Most visitors arrive via plane to the Daniel Oduber Quiros International Airport in Liberia, one of Costa Rica’s two international airports. This international airport has lead to a boom and rapid expansion in Potrero Beach and other surrounding neighborhoods, as travelers can now access the Nicoya Peninsula and Gold Coast Region directly, efficiently, and entirely on excellently paved roads. Playa Potrero is only a 55-minute drive from the Liberia International Airport.
The weather in Playa Potrero is warm and dry, and the area suffers little from the humidity that can be found in the middle and southern pacific regions. December through April is known as the verano, or the summer, and is peak tourist season. Notwithstanding its peak tourist season, the Gold Coast Region, including Playa Potrero, enjoys over 300 days of warm sunshine per year. The area really only has two true “rainy season” months September and October. The abundance of sunshine, the lack of hurricane and tropical storms risks, and the fact that the Gold Coast receives less rain during the “rainy season” than its neighboring regions to the south, make investment real estate here quite popular the superb weather allows homeowners to rent out their homes as vacation rentals for approximately 10 months out of the year. Very few places in the world offer such consistent good weather for such an extended period of time.
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