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Experience Beach Yoga & Meditation
You will begin with slow yoga poses that warm up and stretch the body. We build the class into a dynamic flow infused with mindfulness, breathwork, and optional advanced postures. The class always ends with a soothing savasana and a grounding meditation. You will meet Virginia (or Emily) on the beach in front of El Be! Club. El Be is closed on the street side in the mornings, please walk to an Alameda #7 sign to guide you past a restaurant called Waffle Monkey, and you'll see the class setting up in between Portofino & The Ocean restaurants. We practice yoga on a flat, shaded space on the beach. We always have enough yoga mats (and some extras) and individual brooms for you during class. Also included: We can take photos of you or your group after class! We always take a timelapse of the class that we will email you (within 48 hours) if you like. And Waffle Monkey offers a discount for everyone that comes to yoga! **It is the rainy season in Tamarindo until mid-November! Beach yoga is an outside experience. I will cancel a class at 7:30 am if it is actively raining. If the class is cancelled through AirBnB, you will receive a full refund. Thank you for understanding.
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
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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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
Party Bus Sunday Funday - Beach & Pool Crawl from Tamarindo
The Famous Beach and Pool Crawl is Tamarindo's oldest and longest running Bar Crawl! 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 50 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 50
Tamarindo Bar Crawl Experience
Your Best Night in Tamarindo is Planned! The Bar Crawl is the best way to get to know people from all over the globe, and discover the best clubs and bars in Tamarindo, with the coolest people in town. We start the night off at 9:30pm @ Selina. The Check in is for an hour (We leave Selina @ 10:30pm, we have 2x1 specials for our crawlers so ask us! ) so there is time to get a few drinks and mingle with fellow crawlers. We take a group photo before we go and set off to the following bars/clubs - Pacifico- Alley - & Crazy Monkeys. We stay an Hour at each venue, we provide VIP access to the clubs no lines, no hassle, and a welcome shot at each bar, plus our unlimited Mr.Shots while we walk from bar to club. Be prepared for a full night of fun and drinking! ;)
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
Experience Beach Yoga & Meditation
You will begin with slow yoga poses that warm up and stretch the body. We build the class into a dynamic flow infused with mindfulness, breathwork, and optional advanced postures. The class always ends with a soothing savasana and a grounding meditation. You will meet Virginia (or Emily) on the beach in front of El Be! Club. El Be is closed on the street side in the mornings, please walk to an Alameda #7 sign to guide you past a restaurant called Waffle Monkey, and you'll see the class setting up in between Portofino & The Ocean restaurants. We practice yoga on a flat, shaded space on the beach. We always have enough yoga mats (and some extras) and individual brooms for you during class. Also included: We can take photos of you or your group after class! We always take a timelapse of the class that we will email you (within 48 hours) if you like. And Waffle Monkey offers a discount for everyone that comes to yoga! **It is the rainy season in Tamarindo until mid-November! Beach yoga is an outside experience. I will cancel a class at 7:30 am if it is actively raining. If the class is cancelled through AirBnB, you will receive a full refund. Thank you for understanding.
Ruta senderismo hacia Cascada La Leona
Nuestra ubicación en tamarindo es una referencia en caso que necesites transporte hacia La Cascada Transporte de Tamarindo a Curubande NO incluido. Si necesitas transporte, avísanos y nosotros enviaremos una cotización Visitaremos una de las cascadas más hermosas de la zona. Caminaremos por diferentes cuevas y cañones Además de nadar en las pozas turquesas del Río blanco Una actividad que será de gran experiencia para toda la familia, amigos o pareja
Beach Horseback Riding in Tamarindo
Please let us know what time is best for you and we'll adjust. If you'd like to see the sunset we can adjust the time to about 4:30 pm. The departure will be in front of Iguana Surf inTamarindo (not inside the surf shop but on the beach you will see our horses). From that point we'll start heading south along the tamarindo shore. We will take stops on the way at different sites to enjoy the views. The route has beautiful sites from where you can photograph stunning sunsets (if you choose to ride in the afternoon), rock formations shaped by the repeated fall and rise of the sea, and spot holler monkeys up in trees if it is the right time. The final destionation can be as far a Langosta beach, but we'll leave it up to our guest how far south you'd like to ride. Tamarindo is famous for its waves so you will also see many surfers riding the waves of this wonderful beach. This will be a Pura Vida style Tour on the beach and forest with our great horses. You will watch surfers, nature and animals from the saddle. This place is unique and magical, especially early in the morning or at sunset. Once again, please let us know what time during the day works best for you. Safety is very important to us as well so we'll make sure we'll show you how to ride before the tour leaves. The tour can take between 1 hour to 1 hour and a half. See you at the beach and PURA VIDA!
Private Yoga & Surf session with surf pictures
This experience at the beautiful location of Tamarindo beach is the perfect experience for people who want to have best of both worlds: the relaxation of a yoga session and the energy and power that comes with learning how to surf. This experience will encourage your inner balance- with balance as an important part of both yoga and surfing, this experience is all about empowering your energy levels by bringing both relaxation with yoga, and calling out your own strength with surfing. This experience will take 2.5 hours, where we first start with a yoga session to eaze your mind, eaze your body and centre your energy back to you, to create the perfect focus and feeling of empowerment for the surf session. After the 30 minute yoga session, we will get through with an introduction of surfing, when we afterwards move to the water to start the surf session. Your surf lesson comes with professional pictures, so you can take your surf memories home forever!
Surf Lesson with guarantee
We'll meet at Pico Bistro (a cafe located right by Tamarindo beach) and pick out a surf board and rash guard for you. Before getting into the water we will go through safety the correct way to paddle, hot to stand up and some surf etiquette. Before going into the water you will practice popping up a few times on the sand and when you feel ready we'll go into the water. In the water your instructor will be on your side all the time, giving you tips to help you improve your surfing as we go. Your instructor will make sure you have fun and feel comfortable, and get you riding your first wave! If you are a more experienced surfer, we can discuss what you want to improve and then in the water your instructor will give you pointers on how to perfect your surfing.
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!
Rio Celeste Hike, Sloth & Waterfall Tour
After pick up from your hotel, you will stop for coffee and/or breakfast, you will be driven to the Entrance of the National Park in Tenorio Volcano for an adventurous hike to see one of Costa Rica’s most famous natural wonders – Rio Celeste – known for it’s divine hue of turquoise. You will also visit Jungle Life, an organic farm and animal shelter where you will visit the sloths, frogs and more! On the way to the breathtaking Llanos de Cortes Waterfall where you can swim under the falls well off the beaten path , we will do an stop for lunch (typical Costa Rican lunch), Other things to note Not recommended for participants with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions On some rare occasions after heavy rainfall, the rivers flood and the turquoise color goes away, causing the river and waterfall to be brown. A moderate amount of walking and 254 natural steps are required to reach the heart of the blue lagoon to observe its majesty
Sunset Luxury Picnic Experience
Have you ever do a picnic ? Let me plan the perfect sunset picnic on the beach for you ! On our amazing beach of Tamarindo or Langosta, I am taking care off all the details : I scout the perfect location, set it up, bring the food and drink, you live your unique experience and I clean everything up after. No matter what you are celebrating, birthday, proposal, anniversary, date or just enjoy life I invite you to live the most inspiring, relaxing and magical moment of your holidays. My idea with this picnic is to inspire the senses and ignite the imagination. Participants of this event enjoy a surprising environment imbued with exclusivity and I propose some typical food of Costa Rica.
Unique opportunity to see Costa Rica's Coastline
Set sail along the Pacific Ocean Coastline on a 4-hour sailing tour from Playa Flamingo to a white sand beach with remarkable snorkeling. Enjoy unlimited beer, wine and soft drinks as you cast off, and watch for the dolphins, whales, rays and turtles that thrive along the scenic coastline. You'll drop anchor and snorkel and explore all that the ocean has to offer. You can feel safe in the water with an expertly trained guide or you can relax and explore at your own pace. Swim alongside brilliant fish and bright coral, then hop back on board to be served a delicious meal complete with desert. This trip offers a chance for spectacular photos especially during the sunset cruise. Immerse yourself in the Pura Vida life.
Snorkeling Adventure to the Catalina's
Our Snorkeling tour will normally take you to the Catalina's Archipelago but depending on the conditions of the day, we might go to Cabo Velas to ensure safety. These are protected zones where you can see a large variety of marine life and experience the ocean alongside our team. We include all of the equipment you need as well as fruit and soft drinks on the boat. We will meet in our shop ten minutes before 7, once you have tried the equipment on we will head to the Tamarindo beach where our boat will be waiting for us. Our snorkeling tours use the same boat as the scuba divers. After around 40 minutes of navigation, we will arrive at the Archipelago where you will snorkel twice in different locations. When we reach our first snorkeling spot of the Catalina's you will go out alongside your snorkeling guide. After the first session, we will take a break to eat our fresh fruit and rest while we reach the next spot. We should be back in Tamarindo at around 12 pm. IMPORTANT NOTICE Some people can experience motion sickness. In order to prevent it, we recommend you take a tablet 30 minutes to an hour prior to the boat trip. You can also prevent it following these tips: - Eat light meals or snacks 24 hours before traveling, and try to avoid big or high-fat content meals - On the boat, ask to seat in the front and keep your eyes fixed as much as possible on the horizon. Other things to note Please don't hesitate to contact us if you have any questions, we will be happy to help!
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