• Squaremouth travel insurance button 468x106
  • Tico Travel Surfing
  • Costa Rica Real Estate

Tamarindo Talk

July 17, 2009

Costa Rican PGA golf professional Manuel Emilio Moreno, a 2000 Costa Rican golf champion, is now in charge of the Tamarindo Diria driving range adjacent to the Tamarindo airport, two kilometers outside of town. For those who want to learn the sport or raise their level of play a bit, Moreno offers golf lessons every day. Lessons cost $30 each or $120 for five. Kids’ lessons are offered Sunday mornings at 8 for ages 5 to 12, for $6 per child. A teen clinic is offered Sundays at 9 a.m., also for $6 per person. Equipment rental is free for lessons. The Tamarindo Diria driving range is also available for unlimited practice for $10 per day. Open daily from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m., it has eight practice greens, 15 teeing areas, a chipping and pitching green, two green-side bunkers, one fairway bunker and a ninehole putting green. For more information, call Manuel at 8851-8060.

Alvaro Ramírez and family have opened a new restaurant and bar called Qué Tuanis, just past Floristería Cristal on the road to Huacas. Their lineup includes Monday ladies’ night, Tuesday and Saturday karaoke, Wednesday cantina night, Thursday live music and Friday two-for-one liquor and music videos.

The next meeting of the Surfrider Foundation Tamarindo Chapter will take place July 30 at 7 p.m. at the Surf Club Sports Bar in Playa Langosta. Everyone is welcome to attend. For more information, contact Mike or Wendy Clifford at mwcl4d@hotmail.com or Brian Bratton at brian_bratton@yahoo.com or 8825-4563.

If you’re looking for a place to board your pet while you’re away, Isabel’s Friends Dogs and Cats Boardings in La Garita offers a healthy, safe environment where your pet can stay with other animals under supervision. For info, call 2653-5039 or 8899-8292, or e-mail isabelfuretpignon@hotmail.com.

The community is mourning the loss of Alfredo “Cartucho” Siberón, who drowned July 5 in a surfing accident at Playa Negra. Cartucho had worked as an International Surfing Association-accredited judge with the Surf Federation of Costa Rica. He had many friends and will be sorely missed.

–Ellen Zoe Golden

ellenzoe@aol.com

 

You may be interested

New app helping anglers and students fish smarter, not harder
Fishing
5 views
Fishing
5 views

New app helping anglers and students fish smarter, not harder

Todd Staley - February 24, 2020

Since man began taking fish from the ocean, they have used natural occurrences and eventually man-made technology to help them…

Authorities begin investigation into Costa Rica data analysis unit for fear of privacy breach
Costa Rica
14 views
Costa Rica
14 views

Authorities begin investigation into Costa Rica data analysis unit for fear of privacy breach

AFP and The Tico Times - February 24, 2020

The Ombudsman's Office of Costa Rica on Monday began an investigation into a government unit for data collection and analysis,…

Costa Rica to take decarbonization steps this week
Costa Rica
35 views
Costa Rica
35 views

Costa Rica to take decarbonization steps this week

The Tico Times - February 24, 2020

Under the direction of the Environment and Energy Ministry (MINAE), Costa Rica this week will take steps toward achieving its…

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!