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, Learning Family
A naturalist guide will take you for a hike into a protected forest corridor where reintroduced Scarlet Macaws and Spider Monkeys are successfully breeding and repopulating in their native environment. In addition, many other previously threatened wildlife species are flourishing within this refuge, including indigenous and migratory birds. While most of the reserve includes land-based ecosyste ...
Suggested age range: 13+
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