extraordinary panoramic views, crystal blue waters, and pristine white sand.
In addition to epic sur;ng, Mal Pais and Santa Teresa are awash with
water sports including diving, ;shing, and snorkeling. Back on land, you’ll enjoy
horseback riding, biking, hiking, and canopy tours.
Bird watchers also ;ock to Mal Pais and Santa Teresa because they’re home to
a variety of migratory and coastal birds. Nearby Cabo Blanco Nature Reserve is
a must-see for avid nature lovers.
When the sun goes down, check out the lively beachfront nightlife or stroll
along the secluded coves and tide pools for a peaceful, romantic evening.
Playa Tamarindo: Hot Spot
Playa Tamarindo is the most famous beach on the peninsula and has a
funky, alternative vibe, a lively nightlife scene, and some of Costa Rica’s ;nest
Easily accessible by boats, planes, and cars, Tamarindo o;ers an array of
exciting activities such as sport;shing, hiking, horseback riding, ATV tours,
sailing, diving, snorkeling, and golf. It’s also a well-known surf spot for both
novice and veteran surfers.
;e Tamarindo National Wildlife Refuge is comprised of 1,000 acres of spectacular protected forest, and just north of town is the Marino Las Baulas National
Park, where visitors can see leatherback turtles come ashore to lay their eggs.
Playa Tambor: Oasis of Relaxation
A serene beach town located along the Gulf of Nicoya, Tambor faces a
horseshoe-shaped bay with calm, glassy waters that are perfect for swimming.
At low tide, there’s a broad expanse of sand for soccer games and beach
volleyball, or you can take a hike around the end of the bay and discover the
El Chorro waterfall. Chill out with a cool swim in the large rocky pool.
Anglers will want to cast a line at this world-class sports ;shing spot.
Professional operators can take you to the best ;shing sites to catch marlin,
sail;sh, giant tuna, and wahoo.
If gol;ng is your passion, there are two nine-hole golf courses nearby at the
Los Del;nes Resort and the Tango Mar Resort.
Adventure Awaits on
This dazzling tropical island boasts
abundant coconut palm trees, white sand
beaches, and emerald waters. Exciting
adventures abound: snorkeling, scuba
diving, kayaking, swimming, canopy tours,
zip lines, and rides on a glass-bottom boat.
Curú National Wildlife Refuge
This privately owned refuge stretches
1,496 hectares across mangroves, rivers,
beaches, and estuaries. Teeming with
wildlife, the refuge is home to white-faced
monkeys, howler monkeys, spider monkeys, white-tailed deer, iguanas, and 200
species of birds.
Hiking to these iconic waterfalls is an
unforgettable adventure for the whole
family. You can reach all three of the falls
from the beach village of Montezuma, and
enjoy the scenic rain forest, diving cliffs,
swimming hole, and rope swing.