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Surf with a local!
We will meet at Hotel Villa Amarilla, where we will discuss the conditions- tide, wind, waves, etc. There you will change into a rash guard, put on sunblock, and store your belongings. Then we'll head to the beach, which is just a few steps away, and start the lesson on land. We will go over how to stand on the board, where to put your weight, safety tips, and what we will be doing in the water. A little practice popping up in the sand and then we'll head to the water to start putting everything you just learned to the test! There I will accompany you in the waves and we'll start surfing! Other things to note Bring your bathing suit, a towel, sunscreen (zinc), water and snacks as needed and a camera!
Estuary Safari Tour with Luis
I want to take you to live on of the best experiences in Tamarindo full of Adventure and Nature :) We will meet at the Tamarindo Estuary Park Ranger Station, which is part of Las Baulas National Marine Park. We will begin our adventure sailing around 2 hours through the brackish waters of the Estuary where we can witness the abundant biodiversity of the area (in this tour we can see Crocodiles, Monkeys, Wading Birds and much more wildlife typical of mangrove forest). Upon reaching the dry forest we will walk along trails in search of Howler Monkeys, Raccoons and Iguanas. We will also share a delicious snack of tropical fruits and water. I will be stoked to make this experience, one of the best memories of your vacation in Costa Rica! Other things to note Mosquito repellent recommended
ATV Tour Beach and Mountain
During the tour we will be driving atvs around beaches, mountains and towns, also we will be visiting viewpoints in the top of the hills to get beautiful pictures, the tour starts at playa Brasilto where you are going to get clear instruction of how to operate the atvs, also you will get all the safetly equipment, after this we will start driving north from Brasilito, diving along the coast line, going around playa Brasilto, playa flamingo and playa Potrero, after this we will visit the top of the hills and enjoy at the viewpoint, from here you will be able to see the best ocean view, all along the way we will be looking for Howler monkeys, after this we will return to playa Brasilto and finish the tour. Other things to note Bring beach clothes, we will stop at beach and is optional if you want to swim on the ocean, sunscreen is very important and don’t forget your camera
Experience Beach Yoga & Meditation
We'll begin with a slow nourishing practice that builds into a dynamic flow infused with mindfulness with a soothing savasana and a grounding Chakra meditation. We'll meet on the beach in front of El Be! Club. El Be is closed on the street side, so walk down the street, there's an Alameda #7 sign to guide you past Waffle Monkey, and you'll see us near the big tree stuck in the sand. The yoga practice is on a flat, shaded space on the beach. I'll have yoga mats and individual brooms for you during class. Also included: I can take photos of you or your group after class! I always take a timelapse of the class that I will email you if you like. And Waffle Monkey offers a discount for everyone that comes to yoga! **It is rainy season in Tamarindo until mid-November! Beach yoga is an outside experience. If it is actively raining, I will cancel a class at 7:30 am. If you want a refund, you can request a refund through AirBnB. I can only refund what I would have received - not the total you paid. Thank you for understanding.
Zip Line and ATV Adventure Tour
What will do will be this , first We will start by meeting at the my place at playa Brasilto where we are going to start the activity, once we are there I’m going to start by giving you instruction about how to use the atvs and give you all the safety equipment (helmet, goggles ) afther this we will do a small practice to help you get confidence with the atv driving skill, ones we are ready we will start driving the atvs north from Playa Brasilito, visiting playa flamingo, playa Potrero, playa Penca, along this 3 beaches we will stop to take pictures, afther this we will start driving through the Congo trail, one stop we get to the Congo trail zipline we will do the zipline, (this will take 1.5 hours), afther this we will get into the monkey sanctuary, ( 3 diferent type of monkeys and more) ones we finish this we will start going down the Congo trail and fisnish the tour at Playa Brasilito where we first meet. Other things to note Bring camera, sunscreen, comfortable clothes, bandana or face mask and get ready to have fun. Carry driving license on the tour.

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Surf with a local!
We will meet at Hotel Villa Amarilla, where we will discuss the conditions- tide, wind, waves, etc. There you will change into a rash guard, put on sunblock, and store your belongings. Then we'll head to the beach, which is just a few steps away, and start the lesson on land. We will go over how to stand on the board, where to put your weight, safety tips, and what we will be doing in the water. A little practice popping up in the sand and then we'll head to the water to start putting everything you just learned to the test! There I will accompany you in the waves and we'll start surfing! Other things to note Bring your bathing suit, a towel, sunscreen (zinc), water and snacks as needed and a camera!
Snorkel Sailing Sunset Adventure
Departing from the beach in Tamarindo at 1:30 pm you will enjoy a four and one half hour (4 1/2) hour sail along Costa Rica's spectacular coastline in one of the purpose built catamarans found within the Marlin del Rey Sailing Tours fleet - the 66 foot Marlin del Rey, the 65 foot New Marlin or the 65 foot Marlin Tres.  All are open and spacious which allows our passengers to comfortably enjoy the blue water views of the glorious Costa Rican coastline with its pristine beaches and verdant jungles from the bow trampolines, lounge on the roof deck, man the wheel with the captain or relax, one of the oversized tables found in the shaded area of the main salon and ultimately experience one of the brilliant Costa Rican sunsets. Upon departing Tamarindo we will leisurely sail along the Gold Coast will searching for and hopefully observing some of the vast, abundant and varied sea life found along our shores.  Some of the sea life we hope to encounter includes whales, dolphins, turtles, flying fish, rays and a wide variety of sea birds.  If conditions permit we will also throw a few fishing lines off the back in the hopes of hooking into one of the many game fish that ply our waters. Eventually we pull into one of the many secluded bays in the area, throw anchor and allow our passengers the opportunity to swim in the warm Costa Rican waters.  Life vests, pool noodles and snorkel equi
Estuary Safari Tour with Luis
I want to take you to live on of the best experiences in Tamarindo full of Adventure and Nature :) We will meet at the Tamarindo Estuary Park Ranger Station, which is part of Las Baulas National Marine Park. We will begin our adventure sailing around 2 hours through the brackish waters of the Estuary where we can witness the abundant biodiversity of the area (in this tour we can see Crocodiles, Monkeys, Wading Birds and much more wildlife typical of mangrove forest). Upon reaching the dry forest we will walk along trails in search of Howler Monkeys, Raccoons and Iguanas. We will also share a delicious snack of tropical fruits and water. I will be stoked to make this experience, one of the best memories of your vacation in Costa Rica! Other things to note Mosquito repellent recommended
Wonderful Horseback Riding Playa Conchal
Experience a wonderful horsebackriding Pura Vida style Tour along and on the beach and forest with amazing horses and watch the nature and animals from the saddle. Unique and Magical, especially early in the morning or at sunset. You will love it ! All level can participate Our guide will make you feel safe
Tamarindo Bar Crawl Experience
Your Best Night In Tamarindo Is Planned. Come join and revel with fellow party people from all over Globe at the most amazing party beach town in Costa Rica. It consists of crawling into 4 hot Venues with friendly nightlife guides making sure you have a good night.
Rio Celeste Hike & Sloth Wild Life Tour
Rio Celeste Hike & Sloths Wild Life Duration: Full day Departure: 6 am *Tour Provided by Leonardo and team* ( Tourist van, driver and 1 or 2 trained , bilingual local guides in uniform ) About 2.5 hours away from Tamarindo , A legend tells that after God was done painting the sky, he washed the brushes in this river. The colors at Rio Celeste are truly magnificent, and this hike will take you to lots of picture perfect sights. Once at Tenorio Volcano National Park your guide will give a short introduction, and then the hike starts going through the tropical rain forest, where fauna and flora are plentiful. During the hike we will visit “Los Teñideros”, where two stream of crystalline water come together and form the astonishing blue color that gives the river its name. On the hike you also come by the volcano’s furnace vents that expel gases of extreme high temperatures. On the way you will also get to see the spectacular Rio Celeste waterfall whose colors makes it one of a kind! Next we go to the Sloths Sanctuary , where we get to see 2 different species of sloths and wildlife in their natural habitat. This creatures are truly majestic. The final reward is an exquisite traditional meal at the end of the journey. What to bring: Long pants, hiking shoes, bathing suit, towel , insect repellent, camera and binoculars.
Discovery tour of the beautiful village of Tamarindo
Let me take you on a journey to make you discover the nicest places and the secrets spots of Tamarindo! We will meet at the hotel Diria, epicenter of the village, where the story begins... You will learn of its indigenous roots, and later how this little magic town got developped from the 70's, its history, and the lifestyle 'Pura Vida' that makes the village so attractive for people coming from all around the world. I will explain you as well its challenges to maintain a sustainable environment and how to respect it, the do's and don'ts. This is not a simple tour! You will create landmarks that will allow you to enjoy fully all the attractions and 'must see' of Tamarindo. Restaurants and bars and art galleries will be on our way, as well as different access to the beach and the best view points to admire the sunset. I will show you the places where you are living crocodiles, monkeys, iguanas, and other animals. It doesn't matter if you are on a tight schedule or flirting with the idea of making Tamarindo your home, I assure you will experience what for me and thousand others, do it one of the greatest place to be!
Private Dining Experience With Top Chefs in Guanacaste
Join chef Gilberto and his team of passionate local chefs for an unforgettable, authentic Costa Rican meal. The Road Less Traveled Cuisine features all-natural, locally sourced ingredients that demonstrate the beauty and practicality of the surrounding environment. With fresh seafood just 2 minutes away from our kitchen and a locally grown organic vegetable farm just 15 minutes away, we offer farm-to-table meals that exemplify the community values. Live your foodie dream and taste our unique and creative dining menu that consists of 6-8 beautifully crafted dishes. Within our 90 minute exclusive dinner, we vow to give you the best personalized dining experience that will be the highlight of your trip to Costa Rica. Each intricate dish will allow you to connect with authentic Costa Rica cuisine while providing an unparalleled culinary experience. If you are a wine connoisseur or simply enjoy wine, we highly recommend adding the wine pairing for an additional fee. The wine pairing is perfect for a romantic date night or even a girls' night out. Whether you join us at our creative food & fermentation lab in Playa Potrero or book our private, at-home dining experience with our team of professional chefs, you will have a front-row seat to our extraordinary innovation and passion for cooking. Make a reservation with chef Gilberto and his team for a magical night in Costa Rica
Sunday Funday - Beach and Pool Crawl from Tamarindo
The Beach and Pool Crawl is rated #1 on trip advisor for things to do in Tamarindo. Everyone meets at El Be! Tamarindo beach club every Sunday for a pre-party between 12:00-1:00pm. Once you had a few beers and mingled with fellow crawlers you make your way on an old American school bus and we head on out to the coast. Tunes are blasting and you get to know your neighbors as you drive out of town to explore 3 amazing secret spots. There are pool parties with a DJ, beautiful beaches and amazing cocktails and food, with live entertainment, and you end the epic day watching the sunset with your new friends with a blazing beach bonfire in the background. The party doesn’t stop at sunset! The bus ride back is the best dance party and the highlight of the day. We have room for 52 crawlers each week and often sell out so please ensure to book ahead! Other things to note We do not accept cancelations. Tour is approximately 7hrs. Feel free to bring drinks to drink on the bus, but they cannot be consumed in the bars. We leave at 1pm prompt, please arrive by 12.30pm latest. Bus has max capacity of 52.
Learn to Surf with Local Professional!
We'll meet at Pico Bistro (the glass cafe next to the car park) in Tamarindo and head to the sand, where we'll talk about the tide, wave conditions and safety information, before kitting you out with the perfect size surf board (we have a wide range to suit all) and rash guard. You can safely store your belongings at Pico Bistro. Before getting in the water we'll take the boards to the sand (right in-front of the hotel) , where I'll demonstrate the correct technique for paddling, popping up on your board and you'll have a chance to practice until you feel ready to go! We'll jump into the water where I'll be by your side to help, instruct, guide and encourage you as you surf the waves; putting all you learnt on the beach into good practice! I will give you tips as we go, to help you perfect your paddling, positioning and balance on the board and, most importantly, we'll have fun and I aim to get you excited about surfing! For those more experienced surfers we can discuss your goals and help tailor teaching, techniques and tips to help you achieve these. Other things to note 1. Guests should be able to swim 2. Children over 5 years old can participate, however to comply with Air BnB rules they need to be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian during the entire activity
Enjoy ziplining in the lush of the Costarican jungle
Discover with us the luxurious jungle of Costa Rica with an unique perspective, ziplining with us will bring you unforgettable memories and a happy moment to share with family or friends. The tour is composed of 7 cables, a Tarzan swing, a hanging bridge, a controlled free fall and other surprises to make the experience even better for you.
Costa Tamarindo, Fishing and Adventure
Do you want new adventures, fishing unique species along the Tamarindo coast? We are "Costa Tamarindo" to offer you this space that introduces you to marine adventure, with varied activities with access to beautiful beaches with views of the best landscapes and wildlife in this coastal area of ​​Guanacaste. Without a doubt, it is an experience that you cannot miss if you visit Costa Rica. Our boat is called "Sea Life"; It has capacity for 8 people, 29 feet long, with a 140 HP Suzuki engine. Among the comforts and safety equipment, it has a toilet, radio, GPS, probe, speaker with bluetooth connection, lifeguard, as well as complete fishing or snorkeling equipment. Also different snacks and drinks, depending on the adventure you choose.
Conecta los pies con la naturaleza
Connect and enjoy of the wildlife that surrounds us! First at all we gonna visit to waterfalls and take a deep swing in Natural pools from the volcano to get minerals that are good for your skin and recharge energies to start our adventure in nature. Then through a hiking in the foothills of Rincón de la vieja volcano National Park, One of the active volcano in the country, we will enjoy all the natural wonders such as volcanic activity and wildlife from the tropical dry forest that we have in Guanacaste province. After the hiking we have the Costarican lunch. Finally get some relax into the natural hotsprings and get more minerals from the volcanic mud bath. If you don't have transport to do this experience let us know!
ATV Tour Beach and Mountain
During the tour we will be driving atvs around beaches, mountains and towns, also we will be visiting viewpoints in the top of the hills to get beautiful pictures, the tour starts at playa Brasilto where you are going to get clear instruction of how to operate the atvs, also you will get all the safetly equipment, after this we will start driving north from Brasilito, diving along the coast line, going around playa Brasilto, playa flamingo and playa Potrero, after this we will visit the top of the hills and enjoy at the viewpoint, from here you will be able to see the best ocean view, all along the way we will be looking for Howler monkeys, after this we will return to playa Brasilto and finish the tour. Other things to note Bring beach clothes, we will stop at beach and is optional if you want to swim on the ocean, sunscreen is very important and don’t forget your camera
Experience Beach Yoga & Meditation
We'll begin with a slow nourishing practice that builds into a dynamic flow infused with mindfulness with a soothing savasana and a grounding Chakra meditation. We'll meet on the beach in front of El Be! Club. El Be is closed on the street side, so walk down the street, there's an Alameda #7 sign to guide you past Waffle Monkey, and you'll see us near the big tree stuck in the sand. The yoga practice is on a flat, shaded space on the beach. I'll have yoga mats and individual brooms for you during class. Also included: I can take photos of you or your group after class! I always take a timelapse of the class that I will email you if you like. And Waffle Monkey offers a discount for everyone that comes to yoga! **It is rainy season in Tamarindo until mid-November! Beach yoga is an outside experience. If it is actively raining, I will cancel a class at 7:30 am. If you want a refund, you can request a refund through AirBnB. I can only refund what I would have received - not the total you paid. Thank you for understanding.