Cantarana Restaurant, Playa Grande, Costa Rica

Fifty metres from Playa Grande


About the place:

This restaurant is part of a hotel set between a long quiet beach and the Guanacaste dry forest.   The sunsets are spectacular in this area.   The beach is well-known as a turtle nesting site. Nearby is the Playa Grande estuary with a good variety of water birds.


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Local Wildlife:

  • Magnificent Frigate Bird, Osprey, Common Black Hawk, Roadside Hawk
  • Yellow-crowned Night Heron, Little Blue Heron, Green Heron, Tricolored Heron
  • Cinnamon Hummingbird, Black-headed Trogon, Orange-chinned Parakeet, White-throated Magpie Jay
  • Screech Owl, Howler Monkey


  • Tropical forest, Ocean
  • Views from Terrace Restaurant on second floor


  • Global and local dishes
  • Local beers
  • Open: All year round
  • Accommodation: yes, call to confirm


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Location: Guanacaste, Costa Rica

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