Peeling the Peninsula will take you on a surfing safari to three of the coolest little towns on the Nicoya Peninsula.

Day 1

Welcome to Costa Rica! Upon arrival to Liberia International Airport (contact us for details if arriving at other airport), you will receive a VIP Airport Greeting by a Pacific Trade Winds representative.

Tamarindo Diria Resort

Tamarindo Diria Resort

Overall 88.8% (339 guest ratings)
Location: Tamarindo

Located in the heart of Tamarindo, Tamarindo Diria Resort provides guests with the ultimate beach experience. The lobby area of the Diria Resort sits directly in front of Tamarindo Beach, giving guests prime scenery of one of Costa Rica’s most popular beaches. Hotel amenities include two swimming pools, jacuzzi, restaurants, bar, tropical gardens, and WiFi.

While at Tamarindo Diria Resort, the room you will enjoy is a Family Pool View. Family Pool View feature air-conditioning, in-room safe, cable TV, telephone, and a balcony or terrace with a view of the pool.

Meals: Breakfast

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Day 2

Surf Lesson - Arenas Adventure Tours

Surf Lesson - Arenas Adventure Tours

Overall 93.3% (45 guest ratings)
Location: Tamarindo
Min. Guests: 2
Min. Age: 6

Today you’ll be taken to Tamarindo to learn how to surf! Surfing is fun for people of all ages who know how to swim and are physically fit. This tour includes a professional surf instructor, high quality surf board, bottled water and transportation from Flamingo, JW Marriot Guanacaste and Tamarindo. If you are staying in Tamarindo, you may get picked up on ATVs so please make a note if you would like to make other arrangements. One way transportation can take from 15 to 45 from your hotel to the beach, depending on your pick-up location. Combined time of transportation and surf lesson can be between 2.5 and 3 hours. Please bring your bathing suit, towel, sun protection and a rash guard. Rash guards (water shirts) are available to rent from your surf school instructor if you should choose to rent one. Enjoy Your Day!

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Day 3

Free Day - Surf Day at Playa Tamarindo

Free Day - Surf Day at Playa Tamarindo

No guest ratings
Location: Tamarindo
Min. Guests: 1

Today is a free day on your own to surf at Playa Tamarindo. Surfs up and stress is down. Free days are for descriptive purposes only and do not include any services.

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Day 4

Nammbu Bungalows

Nammbu Bungalows

Overall 89.0% (65 guest ratings)
Location: Samara

Nammbu Bungalows is the newest hotel in the Carrillo and Samara area. The hotel is located across the street from the gorgeous Carrillo Beach on a small hillside. The location provides guests with amazing views of what many consider to be the prettiest beach on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica. Hotel amenities include swimming pool, restaurant, bar, spa, concierge service, tropical gardens, and WiFi internet.

While at Nammbu Bungalows, the room you will enjoy is a Deluxe Room. Deluxe Rooms are comfortable equipped and feature air conditioning, orthopedic mattresses, large LCD cable television, in-room safe, telephone, mini refrigerator, alarm clock, hair dryer, terrace or balcony, and free WiFi.

Meals: Breakfast

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Day 5

Free Day - Surf Day at Playa Tamarindo

Free Day - Surf Day at Playa Tamarindo

No guest ratings
Location: Tamarindo
Min. Guests: 1

Stand Up Paddle boarding is one of the newest and most popular water sports since it is so easy to learn. Typically you’ll be taken to Playa Carrillo where you’ll be taught to stand up on a board - similar to a surfboard- and use a long paddle to proper yourself along. You don’t need to be experienced to try this fun sport, with just a little balance and patience, you’ll likely be paddling like a pro in no time. This approximate 2.5 hour adventure includes transportation from your hotel in Samara, Nosara, or Punta Islita, as well as paddling instructions, equipment, bilingual guide, and fruit and a cold drink. One way transportation to the beach can take up to 30 minutes depending on the location of your hotel.

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Day 6

Free Day - Surf Day at Playa Samara

Free Day - Surf Day at Playa Samara

No guest ratings
Location: Samara
Min. Guests: 1

Today is a free day on your own to surf at Playa Samara. Surfs up and stress is down. Free days are for descriptive purposes only and do not include any services.

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Day 7

Hotel Nantipa

Hotel Nantipa

No guest ratings
Location: Santa Teresa

Hotel Nantipa delivers a luxurious beachfront experience to its privileged guests. Set on six acres of oceanfront land, guests can enjoy strolls on the beach and take in all of the beauty of the off the beaten path Santa Teresa area, while enjoying the stylish and elegant hotel. Simply put, the Nantipa Hotel embraces the concept of barefoot luxury. Hotel amenities include beachfront access, a swimming pool, a restaurant and bar, a small limited spa, room service, and WiFi in some areas.

While at Hotel Nantipa, the room you will enjoy is a Nanku Suite. Nanku Suite starts from 700 square feet/ 65 square meters large, feature air conditioning, ceiling fan, flat screen Cable T.V, Wi-Fi, mini bar, desk and chair, living room with a pullout sofa bed, terrace with partial ocean view. These rooms are located in two separate buildings, each with four units.

Meals: Breakfast

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Day 8

Free Day - Beach Day Mal Pais

Free Day - Beach Day Mal Pais

No guest ratings
Location: Mal Pais
Min. Guests: 1

Beach day at Mal Pais to explore on your own. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the tropical sun on the palm studded beaches of the Pacific coast. Free days are for descriptive purposes only and do not include any services.

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Day 9

Free Day - Another Beach Day Mal Pais

Free Day - Another Beach Day Mal Pais

No guest ratings
Location: Mal Pais
Min. Guests: 1

Another Mal Pais beach day to explore on your own. You can sit back, relax, and perfect that tropical tan, or contact us for choices of an added activity. Free days are for descriptive purposes only and do not include any services.

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Day 10


Final Day — All good things must come to an end, though memories last a lifetime. Transportation will be provided back to Liberia International Airport scheduled to arrive three hours prior to your departure flight.

¡Pura Vida!

Summary

  • Travel assistance while in Costa Rica
  • VIP Airport Greeting
  • All Domestic Transportation as described
  • 3 nights at Tamarindo Diria Resort
  • Surf Lesson
  • Free Day - Surf Day at Playa Tamarindo
  • 3 nights at Nammbu Bungalows
  • Stand Up Paddle Boarding Lessons
  • Free Day - Surf Day at Playa Samara
  • 3 nights at Hotel Nantipa
  • Free Day - Beach Day Mal Pais
  • Free Day - Another Beach Day Mal Pais
  • Inquire for details about Included Meals/Drinks
  • Current sales and turismo taxes

Footnotes

Pricing

Low Season 2020 rates start at $1,677 USD* per person double occupancy. High season 2021 rates start at $xxx USD* per person double occupancy (less $ for triple occupancy, more $$ for single occupancy). You can upgrade or downgrade hotels to match your preferences and budget.


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