The quiet beach town of Tambor offers a peaceful setting nestled on the southern coast of the Nicoya Peninsula. Its close proximity to Cabo Blanco National Reserve and Curu National Wildlife Refuge provides excellent hiking and birding opportunities. You’ll find an ashen color sandy beach enhanced by the aquamarine waters of the surrounding bay, Bahia Ballena. A short distance down the coast lies a small island called Isla Tortuga, a slice of paradise accessible only by boat. This beautiful area with its jungle backdrop was earmarked as a tourist destination and development of the region has brought easy access by car, as well as the only airport found on the southern peninsula. The expansive beach is perfect for vacationing families and beachcombing. Activities include motorized ATV tours, guided hikes into the jungle and high-flying canopy ziplining adventures.
Nature, Wildlife Hike
This guided nature walk will take you into a protected wilderness where you’ll find yourself surrounded by mesmerizing sights and sounds of a large variety of birds and jungle creatures living in two types of forest environments. With over 140 different species of tropical trees and encompassing over 3,000 acres of both dry and wet forest, this reserve provides a drastic contrast of ecosystem ...
Suggested age range: 1+
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