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Pura Aventura (El Guapote)
Ranked #1 of 20 attractions in Tamarindo
Category: Ranchs; Landmarks
Owner description: Zip lining, horseback riding and mountain biking in a gorgeous 1.400 acres of natural resources..... Primary and secondary... more » Owner description: Zip lining, horseback riding and mountain biking in a gorgeous 1.400 acres of natural resources..... Primary and secondary forest, rivers, waterfalls, lagoons, pastures and ocean views... Monkeys, iguanas, birds, butterflies are some of the animals you might seeGreat and safe zip lining with 11 cables, an hanging bridge and a rappel , fly above the trees top for over 2km, longest cable 560meters.Ride our beautiful, strong and well tamed horses in a working ranch, different options including cows herding....Go for a ride on our mountain bikes, 13km trail mostly downhill. « less
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Ranked #2 of 20 attractions in Tamarindo
Category: Health Clubs
Owner description: Nick Holt Fitness is a full service personal training outfit located in Tamarindo, Costa Rica offering personal training,... more » Owner description: Nick Holt Fitness is a full service personal training outfit located in Tamarindo, Costa Rica offering personal training, group training, boot camp fitness classes, yoga classes, surf lessons, tennis lessons and surf specific exercise programs. We train all ages and fitness levels in a spacious indoor facility or out on the beautiful beaches of Tamarindo. Contact us to stay fit and healthy during your Tamarindo vacation! « less
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Ranked #3 of 20 attractions in Tamarindo
Category: Missions; Tours
Owner description: A trip through the Tropical Dry Forest with 8 ZIP LINES and 10 platforms suspended in trees. Certified bilingual guides, cold... more » Owner description: A trip through the Tropical Dry Forest with 8 ZIP LINES and 10 platforms suspended in trees. Certified bilingual guides, cold water, fruit snack and round trip transportation, 20 min. From Tamarindo. On parle aussi Français. Let' Fly... and have fun!! « less
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Ranked #4 of 20 attractions in Tamarindo
Category: Architectural Buildings; Landmarks
Owner description: Learn Improve Surf Company was founded on the belief that EVERYONE and ANYONE can enjoy and share our love of surfing.... more » Owner description: Learn Improve Surf Company was founded on the belief that EVERYONE and ANYONE can enjoy and share our love of surfing. Whether you have surfed before or if you are a beginner, our company was designed to provide instruction for all ability levels. With Learn Improve Surf Company, you will learn smart surfing skills unlike any other kind of instruction. « less
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Ranked #5 of 20 attractions in Tamarindo
Category: Ships; Landmarks
Owner description: Capt. Keidel and his professional crew are ready to put you on that fish of a lifetime, help you enjoy time with your... more » Owner description: Capt. Keidel and his professional crew are ready to put you on that fish of a lifetime, help you enjoy time with your friends, or make that family vacation a success. Simply put, our mission is to ensure that your time on the water is safe and productive, while utilizing sustainable fishing practices. « less
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Ranked #6 of 20 attractions in Tamarindo
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Traveler Resources
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Playa Avellanes (Playa Avellanas)
Ranked #7 of 20 attractions in Tamarindo
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #8 of 20 attractions in Tamarindo
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement Parks
Owner description: MONKEY JUNGLE ZIP LINE CANOPY TOUR. The seven Lines, with special characteristics like: the Largest, the Fastest, that allows... more » Owner description: MONKEY JUNGLE ZIP LINE CANOPY TOUR. The seven Lines, with special characteristics like: the Largest, the Fastest, that allows you to go upside down just like the professionals, in the end Our Popular Tarzan Swing; there are eight different ways to enjoy with lots of adrenaline in each cable. From the platforms it’s even possible to see the ocean, the neighboring mountains, local vegetation and many animals, especially the Howler monkeys, which is where we got our name… We take our job seriously, without forgetting the importance of having fun… we are a professional team with our objective to provide our visitors with an adventure tour they’ll never forget, filled with happiness and the rush of adrenaline, however with our priority being first and foremost the safety of our clients. Our professional tour guides and canopy equipment allow our clients to feel at ease while experiencing the wonders of this Guanacaste landscape… It’s awesome « less
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Ranked #9 of 20 attractions in Tamarindo
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Landmarks
Owner description: Join us on Sundays 10 am. Services are in English.You can expect a Welcome Atmosphere, Casual Dress, Relevant Teaching &... more » Owner description: Join us on Sundays 10 am. Services are in English.You can expect a Welcome Atmosphere, Casual Dress, Relevant Teaching & Meaningful Music. Hope to see you there! « less
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Ranked #10 of 20 attractions in Tamarindo
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #11 of 20 attractions in Tamarindo
Category: Health Clubs
Owner description: Best holistic healing experience in Tamarindo. Yoga,Thai Massage,Reiki Energy Healing,Sound Therapy and Chakra Cleansing.... more » Owner description: Best holistic healing experience in Tamarindo. Yoga,Thai Massage,Reiki Energy Healing,Sound Therapy and Chakra Cleansing. AquaYOGA Therapy, AcrobaYoga Workshops,Hot Vinyasa & Bikram Yoga Series Group Classes,Rainbow Child Yoga, Therapy for Spinal Rehabilitation, Blood type and Lightbody Nutritional Assessment,Spiritual Counseling,Therapeutic Deep Tissue Massage.What is Reiki? pronouned 'ray-kee' translates as the universal life-force energy. This is also known as chi in China and prana in India.This is believed to be the life force flowing through the body, nourishing organs and cells. When this flow of energy is disrupted its function becomes impaired and illness can occur. Treatments lowers blood pressure, reduces stress of the mind, stress held in the body and stress of emotions. A sense of acceptance and peace usually fills the receiver. Some experience life-altering healing. « less
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Ranked #12 of 20 attractions in Tamarindo
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks

Many Forum visitors for Tamarindo ask where they can see the wild animals in the area, and some make a habit of donating money or time to help good causes. The Monkey Park... more »

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Ranked #13 of 20 attractions in Tamarindo
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement Parks
Owner description: Canopy Vista Tamarindo : the newest, the closest & greatest!Our Costa Rica adventure park Canopy Vista Tamarindo is located... more » Owner description: Canopy Vista Tamarindo : the newest, the closest & greatest!Our Costa Rica adventure park Canopy Vista Tamarindo is located 10 minutes from Tamarindo Beach on the Guanacaste pacific coast, and offers breathtaking views of Pacific Ocean, as well as land views at 360°. Our zip line canopy tour offers 9 cables with a maximum of security. We offer water during the tour and also a fresh fruit snack at the end. On average it will take about 2 hours to complete the canopy zip line tour. Daily tour times : 8am/10am/1pm/3pm. New tour at 5pm : sunset tour!! Pick-up at your hotel is possible. Minimum age : 4. Horse Riding : Experience Costa Rica on Horseback!Our eco-adventure trail rides offer 1,500 acres of private ranchland in Guanacaste 100% Cowboy Country. Explore pastures and creeks at a leisurely pace or lively gallop. Climb hilltops to enjoy breathtaking ocean and valley views. Saddle up and experience howler monkeys treetop, iguanas on the roam, and birds in flight. Experience the nature and wildlife up-close on horseback. Our guides are knowledgeable and friendly and share the Pura Vida spirit. Our horses are well groomed, well trained, and friendly, perfect for first time riders, seasoned equestrians, adventurers, couples, and families with children of all ages. Tour times : 8:30am/3:30pm.Duration : 1 hour 1/2. Minimum age : 5-6.BBQ Rancho style party : Enjoy a Ranch Style Fiesta at sunset.BBQ Master Chef & Crew grill up a feast of organic farm raised chicken, local meats, fresh garden veggies, and more. Slow cooked over an open flame, our Guanacaste Mixed BBQ Wood Platter with Baby-Back Ribs, Chorizo Sausages, and Chicken are all marinated in delicious local spices and finger-licking sauces. BBQ served alongside locally grown ranchero rice and roasted potatoes. Beer & Wine included. It’s a fantastic way to end an amazing day! Time : 6:30pm. « less
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Ranked #14 of 20 attractions in Tamarindo
Category: Playgrounds
Owner description: Fun times for kids of ages One to Six! Opened from 7:30 am to 3:30 pm, children share smiles and fun with days filled with... more » Owner description: Fun times for kids of ages One to Six! Opened from 7:30 am to 3:30 pm, children share smiles and fun with days filled with Activities, Games and Art! Parents can enjoy some adult time while kids are having the best time with their peers. Nutritional lunch service is provided. Nanny services are also available.Come and meet our wonderful caring staff on your next visit! « less
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Ranked #15 of 20 attractions in Tamarindo
Category: Educational Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: WAYRA Instituto de Espanol is located in the popular beach town Tamarindo, on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica. WAYRA offers... more » Owner description: WAYRA Instituto de Espanol is located in the popular beach town Tamarindo, on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica. WAYRA offers different Spanish immersion programs and a variety of accommodation possibilities. It's open classrooms in the tropical garden create a relaxing, green atmosphere and all teachers are local, native Spanish speakers. To make your trip complete, the school organizes different activities and tours so you can get the best out of your time in Tamarindo and Costa Rica. To not forget, WAYRA is the only DELE examination center in the Guanacaste province. So for DELE exams and preparation courses you are at the right address. « less
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Ranked #16 of 20 attractions in Tamarindo
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #17 of 20 attractions in Tamarindo
Category: Beaches
Owner description: To help you with your surf needs; lessons,surf guide,wave forecast, equipment, rash guards, trunks, boar straps, tropical... more » Owner description: To help you with your surf needs; lessons,surf guide,wave forecast, equipment, rash guards, trunks, boar straps, tropical surf wax and rentals are available at Tamarindo Surf shack. You are never too old to learn to surf! Whether you are a first timer looking for a lesson, we love to teach all ages - both adults and children we are happy to teach you, your children or your friends, We provided personalized lessons with a friendly, capable, understanding instructor That's the only way we teach - one on one, or in small focused groups. « less
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Ranked #18 of 20 attractions in Tamarindo
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Landmarks
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Ranked #19 of 20 attractions in Tamarindo
Category: Educational Sites; Health Clubs
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Ranked #20 of 20 attractions in Tamarindo
Category: Casinos
Owner description: You will find the best atmosphere and personal attention at the Casino Diria. Our small, but very nice casino offers many... more » Owner description: You will find the best atmosphere and personal attention at the Casino Diria. Our small, but very nice casino offers many possibilities to play either in table or multiple available slots. « less
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