9 Romantic Experiences for Two in Tamarindo

horseback riding - romantic activities in Tamarindo

Gallop down the beach with the wind in your hair and your beloved by your side; horseback riding is one of our favorite romantic activities in Tamarindo!

We may be publishing this on Valentine’s Day but at Stay in Tamarindo, we believe that romance is meant to be celebrated 365 days a year. And so, we’ve pulled together 9 of our favorite romantic activities in Tamarindo. Great for any day of the year.

From galloping down a white-sand beach to kissing your honey and praying not to die (yep, our love gets adventurous!), we know all the best destinations and activities in Tamarindo – all the places you can make lasting memories with the one you love most.

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Destination: Green Season? Planning Your Costa Rican Destination Wedding for the Rainy Season

Costa Rican destination wedding tent

In the green season, a Costa Rican destination wedding is all about contingencies and backup plans. Like beautiful, romantic tents and fairy lights, in case it rains.

A Costa Rican destination wedding – there’s something inherently romantic in the thought of it, isn’t there?

You have a wedding vision in mind. Chances are, it includes the melodies of crashing waves and harmonizing bird song. There’s soft sand and cerulean backdrops to your photos. And, most likely, your dream day includes the warm Costa Rican sun.

Aaaand, end scene.

Because, for reasons beyond your control, you cannot schedule your wedding during the high season – during those golden months that all the wedding advice seems to tell you are the “best months.” December, January, February, March… well, they don’t work for your schedule.

And now, you’re frantically googling Costa Rican destination weddings in the rainy season. How much does it really rain? Are we talking a few sprinkles or more like apocalyptic, monsoon-level downpours? Are any venues equipped for the rain? Does everything shut down? Mayday, mayday!

How realistic is your dream of a wedding during Costa Rica’s “rainy” season?

As it turns out, pretty realistic! So, take heart. We’ll help you navigate the path from here to destination wedding during rainy season. No ponchos required.

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The Costa Rican Casado – What’s That?

Costa Rican casado

For $4-$10+, you can get dig into the national dish: a Costa Rican casado

Open up a menu in almost any Costa Rican restaurant, and you’ll be greeted with the casado.

Casado? Your Spanish-to-English dictionary says that means “married.” Who says what now?

Welcome to Costa Rica’s national dish and most popular lunchtime special, the famed casado: white rice, black or red beans, cooked veggies (aka picadillo), and/or salad, plus your choice of protein (chicken, beef, fish, or eggs), usually with a side of cooked plantains.

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