Entries by Erin Raub

Treat Yourself: Hiring a Tamarindo Private Chef

Sometimes, you just don’t want to eat out. You don’t feel like getting dressed up, or piling into the car for dinner, or any of the restaurant routine. You’d much prefer sunset drinks on the balcony, appetizers by the pool, and a low-key evening. You’d prefer the luxury and bespoke services of our favorite pTamarindo […]

One-of-a-Kind Oceanfront Vacation Rentals in Tamarindo: Part 2

Last month, promised you a list of the best oceanfront vacation rentals in Tamarindo – and we delivered. Well, partially. We shared the first part of our list, which highlighted 5 beachfront vacation rentals in Tamarindo, with some help from Playa Langosta, Playa Flamingo, and Playa Potrero – the “greater Tamarindo” area, as we know it. […]

Property of the Month: Vista Salinas

A wall of windows and living panoramas, poolside elegance and beach-chic décor, Playa Grande and Tamarindo Bay views, and an ocean-view infinity pool – this is Vista Salinas, an ode to inviting simplicity and one of our newest Tamarindo vacation rentals. From this spectacular home, you overlook an entire panorama of Guanacaste: a distant sea, rolling hills and, […]

Spotlight on: Tamarindo Day Tours to Make the Most When Time is Short (Part 1)

You’ve made it. You’re in Costa Rica. You’ve arrived at Tamarindo. The sun is shining. The waves are crashing. Your feet are buried in sand. There’s probably a cold drink in your hand. Life feels pretty perfect. And then, you overhear someone talking about that trip they took yesterday. You know – the one to the […]

15 Reasons You’d Hate Your Costa Rica Destination Wedding

So, you’ve been seduced by the promise of a crashing sea and soft sand, tropical flowers and a wedding on the beach. You’re convinced that a Costa Rica destination wedding will deliver on the moment, the setting, the venue… the whole picture you’ve always hoped. Well, stop right there. We’re here to tell you that […]



Property of the Month: Puesta del Sol

Have you ever had that dream where you’re flying? Not in a plane, but really flying – your arms spread, your hair wild, your body alive with the delight and exhilaration of it all? Puesta del Sol feels a bit – okay, a lot – like that. Set atop a hilltop overlooking Tamarindo, on a privileged point offering 300-degree […]

Sunset in Tamarindo: The Views You Didn’t Know You Were Missing

Once upon a time, there was a Costa Rican sunset… Okay, okay – that’s a corny opening line. But, the thing is, a Costa Rican sunset really can be spectacular enough to warrant its own story. Sometimes, the sun descends slowly, smearing an entire paint palette across the sky. Other times, it disappears before it […]