"CHAPTER TWO" Tamarindo Tip by balieyes

Tamarindo, Costa Rica: 5 reviews and 4 photos

  tamarindo beach
by balieyes

I had one good reason to visit Tamarindo since it is part of the Parque
Nacional Marino Las Baulas de Gaunacaste which is an important nesting site
for the baula (leatherback turtle). This is the world's largest turtle
weighing over 500 kgs. With the nesting season running from October through
to March, there was no way that anybody was going to prevent me from
watching this spectacular natural wonder. On the beach at 10:00 pm we
waited 1.5 hours for something to happen and then.....

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Feb 29, 2004
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