• Costa Rica Coffee Guide

Tamarindo Talk

June 9, 2011

Get ready for the Robert August Surf and Turf 2011, set for June 30 through July 3 at Hacienda Pinilla. That means the surf contest will take place at the beach over there, while the golf tournament will be played on the resort community’s golf course. Contestants come in from all over the world, but locals are welcome as well. The official opening party will be held at the Tamarindo Diria, as will the final awards ceremony. Anyone interested in competing in or sponsoring the event may contact Sandrine Tcherniack at 2653-8533, 2653-8365, 8881-2134 or cepiadirector@racsa.co.cr.

Legendary surfer Robert August is very busy with surf activities down here this year, as he also has the Robert August Stand-up Paddle Challenge going on June 18 at Las Catalinas at lovely Playa Danta. The contest will be broken up into Elite (5 km), Sprint (3.2 km) and Family (1.6 km) categories. Register at www.puravidaride.com.

About Playa Danta, do yourself a favor and drive up there to check out the beautiful new Lola’s del Norte. This branch of the famous Avellanas restaurant just opened, and it’s a beautiful spot to enjoy lunch.

Hong Kong Chinese Food has new owners. The restaurant offers Chinese and Thai food at its location at the Rodamar commercial center across from Witch’s Rock Surf Camp. It’s open 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. every day except Monday. Delivery service is available; call 2653-2571.

The Tamarindo development association has a general meeting set to take place tomorrow at 3 p.m. in the conference room at the Tamarindo Diria hotel.

You may be interested

Slothy Sunday: Restrictions are lifted, now what? See sloths, what else!
Sloth Sundays
2555 views
Sloth Sundays
2555 views

Slothy Sunday: Restrictions are lifted, now what? See sloths, what else!

Mariana Diaz / Toucan Rescue Ranch - March 7, 2021

This is officially the first week we are all allowed to drive again on both days of the weekend, how…

Sloths in Costa Rica: 11 Little Known Facts
Costa Rica wildlife
15418 views
Costa Rica wildlife
15418 views

Sloths in Costa Rica: 11 Little Known Facts

The Tico Times - March 7, 2021

Since they were first described by naturalists in the 1700s, sloths have been misunderstood. Early scientists described the slow-moving beasts…

Surge in young migrant border arrivals poses challenge for United States
Central America
3744 views
Central America
3744 views

Surge in young migrant border arrivals poses challenge for United States

Laura BONILLA / AFP - March 6, 2021

Thousands of minors without papers are arriving at the US border with Mexico, presenting President Joe Biden with a potentially…