Travel Blogs from Tamarindo, Costa Rica

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Surfs Up!!!, Tamarindo, Costa Rica travel blog

Surfs Up!!!

A travel blog entry by globedecker

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... place and sit still for awhile...and that sitting is preferably done on a beach. The location this time is Playa Tamarindo on Costa Rica's Pacific coast. This lovely stretch of speckled sand dotted with small hotels unfolds around a large bay with gentle ...

A Taste Of The Pacific Coast, Tamarindo, Costa Rica travel blog

A Taste Of The Pacific Coast

A travel blog entry by greg-adrienne

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Karaoke at the Hotel Kalifornia Lounge., Playa Brasilito and Playa Tamarindo, Costa Rica travel blog

Karaoke at the Hotel Kalifornia Lounge.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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... beach (Playa Conchal) and in a karaoke bar mostly frequented by locals. As well as in the more resort like Playa Tamarindo, with all it's American package tourists, backpackers, surfers and expats. We heard some terrible karaoke, and I almost grabbed the ...

June 27-29: Sunsets, Cops and Swiss Boys, Tamarindo, Costa Rica travel blog

June 27-29: Sunsets, Cops and Swiss Boys

A travel blog entry by missouri

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... , know countries, know poeple, let your memory be your travel bag"! Alexander Solzhenitsyn June 20: Caught the 3:30 bus to Tamarindo from Alfaro...the ride ended up taking us 7 hours b/c the driver kept stopping along the way to pick people up(so ...

I just keep waiting...., Tamarindo, Costa Rica travel blog

I just keep waiting....

A travel blog entry by kimandjohn

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... our amazing turtle night in San Juan del Sur, we woke up the next morning for a travel day that took us to Tamarindo, in Costa RicaTamarindo is another Pacific beach town, although this one is much more built up and touristy, in the sense that it ...

Turtles, Tea Leafs and Toothache, Tamarindo, Costa Rica travel blog

Turtles, Tea Leafs and Toothache

A travel blog entry by garyjampot

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... as a short hop whereas back home that would get me to Edinburgh! All those mega journeys in Argentina etc. Arrived at Costa Rica backpackers at 8pm and greeted by moody, surly staff in supposedly the best hostel in town. The place was nice, though ...

Birthday...Wooooo, Tamarindo, Costa Rica travel blog

Birthday...Wooooo

A travel blog entry by dan_gee

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Well I'm 19! How bloody weird! Have made it as far as Costa Rica and am currently in a town called Tamarindo and it's like a little piece of America. There's plenty of fantastic hotels which I can't hazard a guess at how much they cost per night but then ...

Drenched in Tamarindo, Tamarindo, Costa Rica travel blog

Drenched in Tamarindo

A travel blog entry by wavegirl77

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Tamarindo was our first stop in Costa Rica after, a place we fully intended to find surf, sun and fun!  While we did find fun, we also found TONS of rain.  Like heavy crazy rainforest type rain, the type that turns the streets into ...

Tourist police....and a new beach!, Playa Tamarindo, Costa Rica travel blog

Tourist police....and a new beach!

A travel blog entry by cdrewitz

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... anywhere. Such is the description afforded to La Fortuna, and the reason why, two days after arrival, we ve left for Playa Tamarindo. The luring attraction to La Fortuna is of course Volcan Arenal. It was too cloudy during our brief stay to view the ...

hahaha, girl fight!!!, Tamarindo, Costa Rica travel blog

hahaha, girl fight!!!

A travel blog entry by maiamuffin

so, as it turns out, wherever you go there will be drama involving boys.  haha, lets just get right to it, my friend ashlee and i  pretty much  got jumped!!  haha.  it goes like this, ashlee was  totally into this guy ...

Getting There, Tamarindo, Costa Rica travel blog

Getting There

A travel blog entry by d-rocka

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... , I helped him with his English. The more Imperial though, the less and less I was taking in. I asked Gustobo about crime and robbery in Tamarindo.. He pretty much scared the crap out of me and told me not to go out at night. So I did just that.. We ...

Tamarindo, Tamarindo, Costa Rica travel blog

Tamarindo

A travel blog entry by mikemel

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Arrived in Tamarindo on Saturday.  We were thinking of staying in Liberia for a night, but we got there and it really looked as if there wasn´t a lot to see, so we ploughed on to our new home for 2wks Mel has to register with the school tomorrow, ...

Playa Tamarindo -  Our Endless Summer, Tamarindo, Costa Rica travel blog

Playa Tamarindo - Our Endless Summer

A travel blog entry by willsez

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Story to come.  Basically Dave tries to learn to ...

Tamarindo...the beach disconnect, Tamarindo, Costa Rica travel blog

Tamarindo...the beach disconnect

A travel blog entry by rebn

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... and when I finally was able to catch a wave or two, I realized that I could benefit from lessons. Monday morning we left Tamarindo in a rental car, and began our drive south towards Nosara beach. As soon as I sat behind the wheel, my vacation began. ...

Lightening and Laughter, Tamarindo, Costa Rica travel blog

Lightening and Laughter

A travel blog entry by travel.junkie

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... an hour, and then its gone. We figured it had just passed, since the clouds were dark around the edges. We walked north along Tamarindo Beach to where the river feeds into the ocean. we stripped down and got in to play with the current. it was shallow ...

COSTA RICA, Arenal Volcano Nat'l Park, Corcovado Nat'l Park, Tamarindo, Costa Rica travel blog

COSTA RICA

A travel blog entry by joann.hill12

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We were married and honeymooned in Costa Rica in March/April, 2005. We actually honeymooned before our wedding.  While researching CR, I learned that many restaurants/bars do not serve alcohol during the Easter weekend, which was exactly ...

First week and part of the second, Tamarindo, Costa Rica travel blog

First week and part of the second

A travel blog entry by bell.costarica

... off. But we have noticed if you talk to them and try to be friendly they will give you a better deal. Also no one in Costa Rica can drive worth crap. They dont care about the stop lights, lanes or anything. Last week I rode home from a bar with Tuto, ...

lots has happened!!, Tamarindo, Costa Rica travel blog

lots has happened!!

A travel blog entry by maiamuffin

... and we have lunch and get everything worked out and then go on our way, and they ask where i am going and when i tell them tamarindo, they luckily are going right by there, so they end up driving me all the way to tamarindo!! i can´t get over how lucky ...

A Fool and His Backpack Are Soon Parted, Tamarindo, Costa Rica travel blog

A Fool and His Backpack Are Soon Parted

A travel blog entry by linds_and_ryan

... and toothpaste, and a pad and pencil), and off we went. Once that was all taken care of, Alex and I headed out to Tamarindo. For the rookie surfer, this was a much kinder beach. The break was longer, the waves were smaller, and the sand felt softer ...

Vamos a la Playa Tamarindo, Playa Tamarindo, Costa Rica travel blog

Vamos a la Playa Tamarindo

A travel blog entry by pavel.jares

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A jsme na dalsi skvele plazi. Je tu nadherne, slunce sviti, jidlo skvele, more teplejsi nez v Nikarague, az na to, ze je to tu o hodne drazsi. Male pivko za 3 USD je trochu moc, takze tady tolik parit nebudu, coz nebude vubec na skodu. :) Pocital jsem si ...

reunited!!, Tamarindo, Costa Rica travel blog

reunited!!

A travel blog entry by maiamuffin

so, it took me a couple of days to meet up with jenna, who, if you have forgotten, i met in tamarindo last time i was here.  it is awesome. we have just been relaxing on the beach and enjoying the sun. it turns out that she even has her own little ...

Tamarindo, Costa Rica, Tamarindo, Costa Rica travel blog

Tamarindo, Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by frhetoric

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Playa Negra, Costa Rica, Playa Negra, Mexico travel blog

Playa Negra, Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by globekiter

Playa Negra, Costa ...

Most Popular Pacific Beach, Tamarindo, Costa Rica travel blog

Most Popular Pacific Beach

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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We continue to work our way down the Pacific coast of the country with our next stop being Tamarindo. It has the best beach we have see so far during our trip, warm water and some good waves for body surfing.  The sand is a brown-white and very fine ...

What an eventful week....., Tamarindo, Costa Rica travel blog

What an eventful week.....

A travel blog entry by dan_gee

Well this week has been anything but. Tamarindo has turned out to be quite a cool place to hang out...as I've ended up staying like 5 or 6 days now. My birthday turned out to be be well fun, drinking games and then a bar called reysol. Have been with ...

Green Pacific Turtle lays eggs and HOME!, Tamarindo, Costa Rica travel blog

Green Pacific Turtle lays eggs and HOME!

A travel blog entry by ptpattys_places

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Our last night in Costa Rica was one of the best. This was not even on my bucket list because I never imagined I would have the opportunity. We saw a Green Pacific Sea turtle, sometimes called the Black Sea Turtle, come ashore to the beach, after ...

Surf, Beach and Coconuts, Tamarindo, Costa Rica travel blog

Surf, Beach and Coconuts

A travel blog entry by samlocke3

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Tamarindo certainly has a different atmosphere about it compared to the other parts of Costa Rica that we visited. A real surfers town it's busier and more commercialised, with a lot more of a 'Western' feel. Still a stunning beach, just a few more people ...

The Milk Bottel, Tamarindo, Costa Rica travel blog

The Milk Bottel

A travel blog entry by d-rocka

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Okay so the place the surfer guy took me to was not called brown cow but Milk Bottel Hostel and has a serious cow theme. This hostel is great 8$ a night and packed with tones of great people. Asaf my roommate I met for the first time yesturday, ...

Lidt om hvad jeg laver for tiden., Tamarindo, Costa Rica travel blog

Lidt om hvad jeg laver for tiden.

A travel blog entry by tanjahvid

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Hej alle lidt nydt fra mig. Her går det stadig godt, jeg er ved at have lært skolen og byen at kende, og ikke mindst de andre studerende. Vi er gået i gang med undervisningen, så jeg skal lige vænne mig til at lave noget igen! ;) Klasserne er ...

Surf´s (Really Not) Up!, Tamarindo Beach, Costa Rica travel blog

Surf´s (Really Not) Up!

A travel blog entry by delandems

Had a bit of a disaster today. The weather was still bad but we only had one day to go surfing so we decided to go anyway. We´d been in the sea about half an hour when a nasty wave knocked me off my board. You´re meant to protect yourself with your ...

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