Travel Blogs from Santa Cruz
... my morning at Playa Langosta in Tamarindo!!
They call this place Tamagringo, and for good reason, it is full of Americans. A relaxed place, that like San Juan, is a jumping off point for breaks up and down the coast. But you don't need to go far, you can walk to Playa Langosta in 25 mins (see below for directions and best place to surf).
Apparently 8 sharks have been seen in the area in the last 2 weeks!!
Surfed a break called La Casita ...
... watching the sunset eating nice seafood pasta...the surfers here are amazing!!! And all stop on their boards on the ocean to watch the sun go down! There was also a wedding on which was great to watch, after the sun went down they lit loads of coloured lanterns! We came back, bought some rum to save some cash as we now have a fridge to store some food and drink, had a swim and sat in our hot tub and listened to the monkeys....perfect end to a crazy ...
Rules of the road Your left turn signal means you are passing. Do not turn left or you will get hit If someone is walking on roadside and you stop to ask for directions. They will expect to you to take them there also If walking at night best place is center of road. No holes ditches and strange things dropping from trees Purple line on map means ...
... stop Playa Conchal - Shell Beach. This beach is the perfect metaphor of how life is in Costa Rica. As you drive into this little town, you see the central park with the various stores around the edges selling beachy souvenirs. Very basic, wooden stores - nothing flash. In front of the park is a road leading down onto a beach that is black sand and covered in shells and lined with make shift houses that have been there ...
... packed up and moved to Toro Blanco's pool. We went down to the bottom and I had to give the girl diver my weight so when I had to do the full mask flooding I was way too light, I also found that even though I now felt a lot more comfortable with the water around my face I couldn't actually get a big breath out of my nose at all. It only took me two attempts to clear it though, stupid cold. I did the regulator recovery well but I was still too light so I went off to get ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Tatanka Santa Cruz
Other places to stay in Santa Cruz
Playa Potrero, Santa Cruz | 4 star hotelfrom $73
Playa Avellanas, Santa Cruz | Hotelfrom $127
Playa Potrero, Santa Cruz | Hotelfrom $85
Playa Negra, Santa Cruz | 4 star hotelfrom $67
Playa Junquillal, Santa Cruz | Hotelfrom $52