Upcoming Events in Playa Hermosa Costa Rica

Sometimes we just need a reason to get away on a Costa Rica Vacation. With events happening throughout the year in this remarkable area of the world, there’s always an excuse to treat yourself to a romantic getaway at La Gaviota Tropical.

Celebration of San Blas – Jan 30 – Feb 4

An hour south in the city of Nicoya, San Blas is celebrated with cultural music and dance in the Plaza of central Nicoya.

Guanacaste Day – July 25

This special day commemorates the historical event when the province of Nicoya, which includes the Nicoya Peninsula and surrounding areas, became a part of Costa Rica in 1824. The holiday is marked with various cultural and traditional activities, including parades, music performances, dances, and local festivities. Costa Ricans come together to honor their history, showcase their cultural heritage, and celebrate the unity of their nation. It’s a time for both locals and visitors to immerse themselves in the vibrant spirit of Costa Rica and experience the country’s rich traditions and customs.

Independence Day – Sept 15

Costa Rica gained independence from Spain September 15, 1821. Come enjoy Independence Day in Costa Rica and experience the true culture of this beautiful country.

Pica de Lena – Nov 12

This vibrant ceremony is held just an hour from La Gaviota Tropical Playa Hermosa Hotel, where large oxcarts loaded with firewood trundle down the streets to the House of the Virgin. There is a celebration with traditional dancing, food and live music. This celebration is perfect for those wanting to taste the cheerful native culture of Costa Rica.