The Nicoya Peninsula in 7 Days: Day 3

Today the road changed. We lost the black top and went to gravel and dirt. The first rains started, which washed some of the gravel off. Even though the distance from Tamarindo to Nosara is short, patience was a virtue as we made our way south slowly on the bumpy...

The Nicoya Peninsula in 7 Days: Day 2

Today, we set out for Tamarindo. The drive from Conchal to Tamarindo is only about 20 minutes, so we weren’t on the road for long. Tamarindo is the most developed beach town in Costa Rica and it is a world famous surfing destination. Beginning surfers can learn easily...

The Nicoya Peninsula in 7 Days: Day 1

Above Photo: Ballena Bay on the Gulf of Nicoya. It doesn’t look quite like this right now since it’s dry season, but it is still beautiful! The trees are more of a golden brown instead of green. We landed at the Liberia Airport at the tail end of the dry season in...

Introducing the Nicoya Peninsula

Rico Tours staff have been traveling for the past week through the unique landscapes of the Nicoya Peninsula. In the coming days, they will take you through their journeys in this exciting and beautiful region of Costa Rica. The Nicoya Peninsula is located on the...