Set beautifully in Guanacaste on the Pacific Ocean, Playa Conchal and Brasilito make up a unit separated by the rock headlands of Punta Conchal. This location is one of the most exotic Costa Rican beaches, with a length of 2 ½ miles (4 km) and a width of about 160 feet (50 meters). Playa Conchal received its name because the multicolored sand that covers it is actually made from of millions of crushed shells bathed in beautiful blue water. The beach does not have a town per se, it is a well hidden beach and the nearest town is Playa Flamingo Maybe you would like the opportunity to stay in Flamingo and take advantage of both beaches during your stay. Or stay at Conchal and find the great Paradisus all inclusive resort. You can enjoy many activities such as snorkeling, swimming, kayaking or a day tour around the surrounding national parks of the area. The Guanacaste area is full of amazing beaches. Some are great for surfing while others are made for relaxing and having a peaceful rest. They are all very close to each other which is what makes Guanacaste an incredible vacation spot. At Playa Conchal you can be sure that you will find the clearest water within miles because of the chopped seashells. Hike around the jungle or discover majestic active volcanoes where natural boiling caldrons toss up magical mud for mask treatments. Many adventurous activities are also available in the Playa Conchal area: rafting, deep sea fishing and scuba diving could be a part of your incredible vacation in Playa Conchal.