Costa Rica is a tropical adventure waiting to happen. Hotels on the beach make a great starting point for all kinds of Costa Rica vacations, from jungle adventures to scuba trips in some of the world’s most ...

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Willy's Pottery Guaitil

Sam visits this open-air studio to see pottery being made the same way it was 800 years ago.

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Odir Morales (Guide From Swiss Travel)

Samantha takes a day-trip to Guaitil to experience the culture of this small colonial town.

Four Seasons Resort -- Costa Rica

The location, within a dry tropical forest, inspires the seductive architecture of the hotel.

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Secret Spot Surf Division in Tamarindo

This surf shop and school guarantees that any beginner surfer will be able to stand up and surf after their first lesson.

Lola's Playa Avallana

A veritable oasis from civilization, this local restaurant sits on a secluded beach and is frequented by the lucky few who are in the know.

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Town of Tamarindo

A mecca for travelers, Tamarindo offers plenty to see and do in town. In addition, more adventurous travelers can indulge in lots of activities out of town, too, like snorkeling or off-roading.

Tamarindo, Costa Rica

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High Tide (Tamarindo Adventures)

Sam gets down and dirty driving her 4-wheeler through the mud roads and back trails of Playa Avianana.

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Billfish Safaris

Sam goes fishing for sailfish and marlin during her stay in Costa Rica.

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