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Topic: Costa Rica Jan- April

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tucker cobb

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RE: Costa Rica Jan- April

« on: January 10 2011 15:01:00 »

I thought the time to surf the west coast of CR was during north American summer for the best waves... hmmm... I guess one has to make due with the time of year he (or she) has available.

By:

tucker cobb

RE: Costa Rica Jan- April

« Reply #1 on: January 10 2011 15:01:00 »

Santa Teresa and Mal Pais, Nosara and Tamarindo are all on the Nicoya Pinninsula.  The Nicoya Pinninsula is beautiful but pricey if you are planning on staying for 2-3 months.  Forget about Tamarindo - heavy localism; everyone gathered at one nice but small break.  An American chick on a long board calls herself the 'Queen of Tamarindo' is is the ring leader out there.  

Jaco is probably the best best for a long term stay.  There's a guest house called the Kangaroo down the south end of town.  Located just a 30 meter walk from the beach and some decent surfing.  Cheap too.  Sure, there are some prostitutes in some of the bars at night.  Just go to a different bar.  I was there a few years ago.  Check all info.



By:

Elizabeth

RE: Costa Rica Jan- April

« Reply #2 on: January 11 2011 06:01:00 »

I actually live in Tamarindo and though it is not the least expensive place in Costa Rica, it does have fun, mellow waves from January - March.  As for the "queen of Tamarindo,"  I have never met here but please rest assured that the main break (one out of many within walking distance), though sometimes crowded, is far from localistic.

Pura Vida!


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