Every year about this time our summer hits Costa Rica’s Pacific coast strong and everyone tries to enjoy the high 90-degree weather. The heat hits early in the morning and lasts all day with a light breeze but how are you suppose to enjoy this if you are on vacation? Staying cool on hot days like these are important and finding ways to do so can be relaxing or invigorating. Below are 5 tips on how to stay cool and enjoy your trip on the Costa Rica Pacific beaches.
Grab some cold water, magazine/book and sunscreen and head down to the pool at your Tamarindo Vacation Rental. Relax in the cool pool and soak up the sun on your vacation. Make sure to re-apply sunscreen through out the day.
Rent a surfboard, SUP or boogie board and head out into the ocean! A great way to stay cool and active is enjoying the ocean and the great waves. Get out there and learn how to surf or play in the waves. If you are renting a SUP paddle out the island in Tamarindo Bay but make sure to jump off once in a while to stay cool!
Rent a car and enjoy the Catarata Llanos del Cortes waterfalls. About an hour drive north of Tamarindo on a small road off the Pan American Highway lays a beach area with a beautiful waterfall. Come for the day and pack a lunch and enjoy the cool water and swim through the waterfalls. This is a local attraction so you will be able to enjoy the Tico culture and enjoy the beauty of the country.
Visit Playa Conchal located 20 to 30 minutes away and find a peaceful beach where you can lounge in the ocean and relax or rent a jet ski, kayak or tube and get active in the water. The beach is made out of seashells and with no waves the water is crystal clear! Playa Conchal is a great place for a day of adventure, relaxing and seeing new sites.
Book a half day trip on a catamaran and enjoy the open waters! Embark on a catamaran mid day and sail out to a private cove and splash into the water for great snorkeling, lounging with a float or jump into a kayak and explore the water. After a great day in the water jump back into the boat and head back to town for a beautiful sunset.
Book your Tamarindo vacation rental today and don’t worry that it will be too hot when you come to visit as there are many cool activities to enjoy and explore!