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What's El Ocotal like?

Visitors really like El Ocotal, especially its beaches, entertainment, and restaurants. Activities like ziplining give you a chance to enjoy the outdoors while you're in town. Beachcombers can spend the day at Ocotal Beach when the weather is nice. Popular sights in the surrounding area include Coco Beach and Playa Hermosa.

Where are the best places to stay in El Ocotal?

We have 93 El Ocotal accommodations with prices starting at USD 12. Choose one of our 430 deals and get discounts of up to 59%.

Below are the number of accommodations by star rating in El Ocotal and the surrounding area:

  • • 9 5-star accommodations from USD 305 per night
  • • 121 4-star accommodations from USD 109 per night
  • • 136 3-star accommodations from USD 40 per night
  • • 14 2-star accommodations from USD 14 per night

Here are our travelers' top 2 places to stay in El Ocotal:

Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica - All Inclusive

El Ocotal beachfront property with 4 outdoor pools, spa
  • • Free breakfast • Free parking • Free WiFi • 4 restaurants • Family friendly

Riu Guanacaste - All Inclusive

El Ocotal beachfront property with 3 outdoor pools, spa
  • • Free breakfast • Free parking • Free WiFi • 5 restaurants • Walkable location

How to Get to El Ocotal

What are the closest airports to El Ocotal?

  • • Liberia (LIR-Daniel Oduber Intl.), 13.1 mi (21.2 km) from central El Ocotal
  • • Tamarindo (TNO), 17.1 mi (27.5 km) from central El Ocotal

Things to See and Do in El Ocotal

What is there to see near El Ocotal:

  • • Ocotal Beach (0.1 mi/0.2 km from the city center)
  • • Coco Beach (2 mi/3.2 km from the city center)
  • • Playa Hermosa (3.7 mi/5.9 km from the city center)
  • • Flamingo Beach (8.9 mi/14.4 km from the city center)
  • • Penca Beach (6.8 mi/10.9 km from the city center)

What is there to do near El Ocotal:

  • • Diamante Eco Adventure Park (1.8 mi/2.8 km from the city center)
  • • Papagayo Golf and Country Club (6.9 mi/11.1 km from the city center)
  • • Haras del Mar Equestrian Center (2.6 mi/4.2 km from the city center)

When is the best time to visit El Ocotal?

  • • Hottest months: April, May, March, June (average 83°F)
  • • Coldest months: January, February, December, November (average 62°F)
  • • Rainiest months: October, September, June, and August (average 11.69 inches of rainfall)