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If nature is one of the biggest tourist attractions in Costa Rica, then surfing is an essential part of the country’s allure. Those who choose to stay by the sea in Costa Rica should head for the Barceló Hotels & Resorts in Playa Tambor to get to know the more rugged and isolated part of the Pacific coast, with its unique landscape.

The sound of the waves on Playa Tambor

It is said that the name of this town comes from the sound of the waves that can be heard in the distance, resembling the sound of a drum. This gives some idea of ​​what the traveller who chooses to stay at the Barceló Hotels & Resorts will find at Playa Tambor: an endless sandy beach and rhythmical waves, together with unique experiences at an exclusive destination. In Ballenas Bay, the waters are calm and perfect for scuba diving or snorkelling.

Away from the sea, it’s worth a visit to the area’s fishing village, which is a reflection of the local culture, while succumbing to the temptations of the delicious local Costa Rican cuisine. In addition, from the Barceló Hotels & Resorts in Playa Tambor you can see some of the country’s most recognisable species, such as the scarlet macaw or the howler monkey, and others such as the coati, the green iguana and the garrobo.

Costa Rica’s wildlife is overwhelming

From Barceló Hotels & Resorts in Playa Tambor it is very easy to visit points of interest that allow you to discover the country’s exuberant nature. if you wish to take home a true memory that stands the test of time, a catamaran trip to Tortuga Island is truly unforgettable. There you’ll find a picture postcard beach: fine white sand, impeccable crystal clear waters and a jungle setting that almost caresses the beach itself, making it impossible to forget that in Costa Rica nature always reigns supreme, as well as at the hotels at Playa Tambor.