10 Things You Can Do to Make Your Tamarindo Vacation More Environmentally Friendly

If you google “the happiest country in the world,” you know what you’ll find, right? Costa Rica, of course! Everybody loves Costa Rica. Visitors love it, expats like us who...

6 Tips for Women Traveling Alone in Costa Rica

If you’re a woman planning a trip for yourself to Costa Rica, you may have some extra concerns or questions about do’s and dont’s for the road. [caption id="attachment_928" align="aligncenter"...

7 TIPS FOR A KID-FRIENDLY VACATION IN TAMARINDO

Family vacation? Yes, please! Costa Rica is a great country to travel to if you’re bringing the little ones. It’s safe, it’s warm, it’s connected enough to the first world...

What to Expect: A Month-By-Month Guide to Tamarindo’s Dry Season

Hey!  Great news!  The rainy season is ending and the dry season is starting! In the coming months, the province of Guanacaste where Tamarindo is located will receive little or...

The Most Magical Night You Will Ever Spend at The Beach: Baula Turtle Nesting

By OneJungleMonkey, your expat expert on all things Tamarindo Hey!  So you’re coming to Tamarindo.  And, yay, you’re coming during Baula (Leatherback) turtle nesting season!  Obviously, you’re going to want...

Planning A Costa Rica Thanksgiving in Tamarindo

November is nobody’s favorite month--unless you’re in Costa Rica.  Here, November is the most beautiful month of the year!  It’s green, not too hot, and the rain is usually over,...

The 5 Best Beaches Within 30 Minutes of Tamarindo

Tamarindo The best beach within 30 minutes of Tamarindo is, of course, Tamarindo!  We’re not saying this because we’re biased Tamarindo residents or anything, we’re saying this because it’s empirically...

Casa Xanadu Featured Property of the Month

Our feature property this month is a beautiful 4-bedroom classic Tamarindo beach house called Casa Xanadu. Casa Xanadu is perched on top of the mountain above the beach, and it...

How to Be Healthy During Your Tamarindo Vacation

Tamarindo is the perfect vacation destination for health-minded travelers. Pretty much everything you need is within walking distance, it’s never too cold to be outside doing something fun and active,...

Realistic Expectations 101: How Much of Costa Rica Can You See On Your Vacation?

You look at Costa Rica and are impressed by all the fun things there are to do, all the awesome places there are to go. I mean, there are surfing...