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Whether it's an encounter with a sluggish sloth or a glimpse at Costa Rica's smoking volcanos, the most perfect wave you've ever ridden or a party on a deserted island in the Pacific Ocean...
Tamarindo isn't just a legendary surf spot. It's also got gorgeous beaches, a slow, typically Tico pace of life, and plenty of enticing bars and cafes. Just a couple of days here can make it feel like home. There's usually a crowd of super-friendly travelers/locals to meet over cold beers. The beach is downright gorgeous. And the waves? Did we mention that they're simply awesome…?
Our skin has been salt washed by the ocean. Our feet engulfed by the warm and sponge-like sand beneath us. We've laughed, made lasting memories, and continue to experience beautiful Costa Rica together.
Central America might not be the most traveled corner of the globe, but there's no question it's on the up. Thousands of tourists now flock to the beaches of Panama and the forests of Costa Rica each year, eager to spy out sloths and ride their first Pacific swells. However, there are still oodles of off-the-beaten-track spots and attractions in this S-bend between the Americas, with everything from hidden rivers to mysterious Mayan ruins on the menu for the more intrepid backpacker. Check it out…
The most popular beach in Costa Rica! This is your true tropical paradise beach surrounded by palm trees and jungle lined hills. The fun activities aren't far if you want a mix of adventure and relaxation! Samara
If your wanderlust’s been flaring up again and you’re trying to find somewhere to direct those itchy feet, why not look to the Americas? Not South, not North, but rather in the middle.
From cloud-topped rainforests on the ridges of volcanos to smiling locals and chili-infused foods, there are loads of reasons why you might want to make Costa Rica your next travel project…
Shrouded in mists and dressed in swaying palms, scented with coffee fields and fringed with tropical beaches to shame any Caribbean island, Costa Rica is hardly one to resist. But, just in case you needed any more reasons to pack the Hawaiian shirts and walking boots and make a beeline for this Central American gem, here’s a lowdown of some of its major pulls. Expect sultry rainforests, shimmering Pacific sands, three-toed sloths et al.
Ah Central America: a world of mystery and magic; of come-at-able locals with perpetual smiles and tropical birds so colourful they seem almost unreal. Ranging from the vine-dressed temples of Guatemala's Tikal to the salty fishing towns of the Panamanian Pacific coast, from the ambrosial sands of the Caribbean islands in Bocas del Toro and Belize to the endless surf streams of Mal Pais and Manzanillo in Costa Rica, there are plenty of reasons why tour operators simply love organizing trips to this bucket-list-busting corner of the globe.
With everything from misty rainforests to endangered species, picture-perfect beaches to monstrous volcanos, pretty colonial cities to sleepless parties on the sands of the Caribbean on the line-up for travellers heading to Central America, we know it can be tricky finding the itinerary that’s right for you. Cue this lowdown of every trip offered by LBW, which goes from Nica to Panama and boasts oodles adrenaline-pumping adventure travel and no-holes-barred hedonism alike. Enjoy!
We picked up four more lovely ladies from the airport in Liberia to add to our adventure crew: two pairs that were good friends with each other, all Canadian, and ready to have a good time. The van ride was a bit quiet since they had a full day of flying, while we were still recovering from the night before.
Today was the first day Miguel would take us out to get some real surfing in. We had to wait until mid-afternoon when the tide was just right, so we spent midday passing the time by the pool removing unwanted tan lines while enjoying a few drinks and each other’s company.
Day 5 was supposed to be a surf day; however, the weather conditions kept us from doing any actual surf.