At a short distance and easily accessed from Villas Estival there are other two beautiful beaches: to the North, separated by a rocky sector, is Pan de Azúcar Beach. South, through a path lies La Penca Beach; popular for its white sand.
Similarly, 800 metres from the Villas there is Puerto Potrero. It is a typical small town from Guanacaste where visitors will find all the comforts at their fingertips: bars and restaurants, supermarkets, well assorted, tours and activities...
Puerto Potrero is surrounded by Playa Potrero, a Bay of a 4-kilometres length that borders Playa Blanca (Flamingo). Flamingo is about a 5 minutes’ drive from Villas Estival (8 Km.) and is famous for the variety of services and activities that offers both in natural and scenic beauty.
After a 10 minutes driving from the town, there is Playa Brasilito. It offers restaurants and tours to the visitors as well as access to the spectacular Playa Conchal. Conchal owes its name to its sand is formed by millions of fragments of shells.
Other neuralgic centres of interest in the area are Huacas y Tamarindo. The latter is located approximately 25 minutes from Villas Estival. It is famous for its night life but also because it lodges an excellent variety of commerce, activities and a small National Airport that receives daily flights of Sansa (www.flysansa.com) and Nature Air (www.natureair.com).
The Daniel Oduber International Airport (airport of Liberia) is a 50 minutes’ drive from Playa Prieta. This airport receives daily variety of international flights of airlines such as American Airlines (www.aa.com), Delta Airlines (www.delta.com) and Continental Airlines (www.continental.com).
Other beaches in the surrounding area that are worth exploring are: Beaches Dantita and Danta, Playa Grande, Playa Ventanas, Playa Langosta, Playa Hermosa, Playa Avellanas, Playa Negra among others.