Travel Blogs from Playa Grande, Costa Rica

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Playa Grande/A Costa Rican Birthday Party, Playa Grande, Costa Rica travel blog

Playa Grande/A Costa Rican Birthday Party

A travel blog entry by lachance

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... , warm water and nice shoulder-high clean waves! It's amazing how quickly one becomes just part of the extended family here in beautiful Playa Grande.  At a hotel of just 8 rooms, we are greeted every day by name, not only by the staff, but ALL the ...

Donde estan las Tortugas?, Playa Grande, Costa Rica travel blog

Donde estan las Tortugas?

A travel blog entry by lachance

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... education, saw their habitat and helped by picking up some trash to protect their habitat. We met some wonderful people at Playa Grande Inn.  Within a few days we felt like regulars, playing music, playing poker and partying at an impromptu concert ...

Playa Grande- Esturary Tour and the Crazy Dog, Playa Grande/ Tamarindo, Costa Rica travel blog

Playa Grande- Esturary Tour and the Crazy Dog

A travel blog entry by shanejaime

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... into Tamarindo that day. All three of us spent the afternoon relaxing under a tree in a hammock. It worked out well enough in Playa Grande. At night we watched the NBA finals at the hotel next to ours at "The Skip Jack Inn" which is American owned- ...

Sunset at Playa Langosta, Playa Langosta, Costa Rica travel blog

Sunset at Playa Langosta

A travel blog entry by jasonlthompson

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First day of surf!!!!, Tamarindo/Playa Grande, Costa Rica travel blog

First day of surf!!!!

A travel blog entry by shanejaime

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... it was good enough for us! Yesterday, we couldn't find the water taxi man and had to cross the Tamarindo estuary to get to Playa Grande, there's been a few salt water croc sitings there. With the help of local fishermen, and the luck of low tide, we ...

Hiking with Friends, Playa Grande, Costa Rica travel blog

Hiking with Friends

A travel blog entry by kirklmiller

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... to the black sand beach.  This is on the other side of the mountain at the north end of our 3 mile stretch of beach in Playa Grande.  It was great to take an adventure with our small group of travelers from Casa Camaleon. We set off along the 3 ...

To Tamerindo, Tamerindo, Costa Rica travel blog

To Tamerindo

A travel blog entry by jdswed

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... started with a trip to the National Refugia nearby.  Before we loaded the bikes we ran down the dirt raod to the national playa fro a quick visit.  They have a campground here on the beach and even a place for trailers and campers.  Lots of ...

Surfers, sun and sushi!, Playa Tamarindo, Costa Rica travel blog

Surfers, sun and sushi!

A travel blog entry by jennymg

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Beth and I went to Playa Tamarindo this weekend. It was beautiful of course. A lot of people have said bad things about Tamarindo I guess because it is one of the more developed/americanized beaches but it's still nice, i thought. I made a reservation for ...

The Turtle Drought, Playa Grande, Costa Rica travel blog

The Turtle Drought

A travel blog entry by joshuabaugh2011

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... National Geographic so we got to here all about it, which was pretty amazing.  When he is in Costa Rica, Sam works at the Marina in nearby Playa Flamingo  for an ocean outfitting company called Pelagic.  We are going to visit him soon to ...

Day of Surfing, Playa Grande, Costa Rica travel blog

Day of Surfing

A travel blog entry by kirklmiller

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Today was my first real day as a local here in Playa Grande.  I woke up naturally and well rested around 8:30 am.  Again, realize that time is irrelevant here.  No one wears a watch.  No one gets anywhere at a certain time.  No ...

the best place to stay,relaxing,quiet and beautifu, Playa Tamarindo, Costa Rica travel blog

the best place to stay,relaxing,quiet and beautifu

A travel blog entry by lasgaviotas

They rent fully furnished and equipped apartments in a condominium. The condominium has a large swimming pool with Jacuzzi. Parking, 24 hour security, cable TV and wireless Internet. Are apartments of 94 m2 with two bedrooms. The master bedroom with ...

Returning to the Land of Sea Turtles, Playa Grande, Costa Rica travel blog

Returning to the Land of Sea Turtles

A travel blog entry by joshuabaugh2011

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... Costa Rica informed as otherwise, as I have found, it is very difficult to stay in touch. July 18th I exited the 737 in Liberia, Costa Rica around noon, ran down the stairs and onto the runaway.  What a weird feeling to exit a plane and be thrown ...

Surfing 101, Playa Grande, Costa Rica travel blog

Surfing 101

A travel blog entry by kirklmiller

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... and we take off for the beach.  Tegan will be our personal photographer for the day.  Sweet. A Typical Day on Playa Tamarindo, Costa Rica I did a very little bit of surfing when I lived in California for 4 years, but never really learned or had ...

Last night in Playa Grande-Tamarindo, Playa Grande-Tamarindo, Costa Rica travel blog

Last night in Playa Grande-Tamarindo

A travel blog entry by shanejaime

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It's our last night in Playa Grande! We heard word from John Logan, the guy that owns the Playa Grande Inn that the surf should pick up and the conditions should be good tomorrow... of course since we're leaving! After this we're off to Manuel Antonio, a ...

Last Day in Paradise, Playa Grande, Costa Rica travel blog

Last Day in Paradise

A travel blog entry by kirklmiller

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... was some sort of surf competition going on today so the beach was pretty crowded with lots of activity. I made my way back over to Playa Grande for high tide, which was about 3-4pm and was excited to get one last day of surfing in.  It turned out to ...

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