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Guanacaste’s electricity company, Coopeguanacaste, opened a new conferences’ building in Santa Cruz (40 min drive from Tamarindo, Langosta, Potrero or Flamingo) . With a capacity up to 2000 people, air conditioning and power generator, the new building is an excellent option for international conferences to be held in the Costa Rica Gold Goast. At the same time Vacation Rentals of Tamarindo would be happy to offer great accommodations and best ocean front locations.

Coopeguanacaste's New Conferences Building

Coopeguanacaste’s New Conferences Building

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CNN published a list of places to visit in 2014. A highlight on this list is that Nosara Beach stands in 7th position. According to the list it is worth visit for its official stamps of approval such as the Blue Flag (an international certification awarded to beaches that offer top quality and environmentally friendly experiences).

Nosara is 3 hour drive from Tamarindo, Langosta, Potrero and Flamingo, so if you are staying at any of the VRT condos it is a good time to expand even more your Costa Rica experience.

Source: 11 places to go in 2014

Nosara Beach

Photo credit to Instagram user lakrikri

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The other day there was an interesting sight: Andrey Amador, bicycle racer of Movistar Team (#1 Team of the UCI World Tour 2014) was training and getting prepared for season 2014.  You will see him in major world tournaments such as Tour de France and Giro d’Italia. By training in sea level athletes increase stamina, so come stay at one of the VRT’s beautiful vacation rentals and improve your training routine.

Andrey Amador

Andrey Amador

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Rumors about a Disney theme park in  Guanacaste turned out to be pure fairy tale.

It all started when Liberia’s Mayor Luis Gerardo Castañeda, announced on morning talk show “Buen Día” that the Disney Corporation had purchased land within the municipality with the intention of building a park.

By Wednesday afternoon, The Walt Disney Parks and Resorts press office had denied the claims.

When asked Mayor Castañeda why he originally announced the news, Castañeda blamed Teletica’s Edgar Silva for alerting him about the project. Silva said he originally saw the story Wednesday morning in the Liberia newspaper La Provincia, and called the mayor to ask if he would confirm the project on the air.

“About three months ago, I heard that there were investors interested in doing a park near the airport,” Silva told The Tico Times. “I called the mayor then and he denied that it was Disney. … I called the mayor again this morning and asked if it was Disney, he said yes and he accepted to go public with me.”

Source/Full article: Tico Times

Mayor Luis Gerardo Castañera / Photo credit to La Nación

Mayor Luis Gerardo Castañeda / Photo credit to La Nación

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NOTE: This information has not been confirmed by Disney Corporation yet.

According to Liberia’s Mayor Luis Gerardo Castañeda, Disney Corporation acquired land on which they intend to build a theme park in Liberia, Costa Rica.

Mayor Castañeda said that for more than a year the Disney Corporation has been conducting ground surveys. This amusement park would be built at a place called Guardia in Liberia, only 40 minutes drive from world class beaches like Tamarindo, Langosta, Potrero and Flamingo. Vacation Rentals of Tamarindo is glad to offer you the best condominiums for rent or sale at any of these beautiful beaches, tours services are available. The park would be only a 10 min. drive from Liberia’s International Airport (LIR)

This would be the first Disney Park in Latin America. Furthermore, Mayor Castañeda commented that there is a possibility that the company will pursue construction permits early next year (2014).

Source: Teletica (Spanish)

(Map is not official, it intends to give an idea of where it would be located in relation to main destinations in Guanacaste. Click for bigger map)

Disney Liberia Costa Rica Map

Disney Liberia Costa Rica Map

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Gerhard Wegner, director of Non-Profit organization Sharkproject, granted President Chinchilla the “Shark’s Guardian” award for her administration’s actions against shark finning.

They remark her steadfastness despite fishing industry pressure.

Photo credit to MARVIVA

Photo credit to MARVIVA

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How happy we are to see the road to Potrero Beach paved! Specially now in rainy season! For our clients that enjoy visiting this area it is a plus and definitely enhances their vacation! Vacation Rentals of Tamarindo has Condominiums to rent on Potrero, Check Casa del Sol Condos

Potrero New Road

Potrero New Road

Potrero Paving

Potrero Paving

Potrero Works

Potrero Works

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Before you scream: they don’t bite, they won’t hurt you, they are not poisonous, they are slow… We are in the season of this guys so you might find one. They are considered very important in the ecosystem because they return nutrients to the ground when nesting.

Cornizuelo / Beatle

Cornizuelo / Beatle

Beatle on shoulder

Beatle on shoulder

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After some pizza in La Baula I found a Minigolf course, I didn’t know they were here since last August so just wanted to share it with our readers in case you were looking for something like this…
They are in the same road to get to La Baula Pizza in Tamarindo.

Tamarindo Minigolf

Tamarindo Minigolf

Tamarindo Minigolf Map

Tamarindo Minigolf Map

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Banco Nacional has a new office to serve  our area, it used to be in front of Tamarindo Diriá Hotel, now it is 200 meters from the intersection to go to Langosta Beach, by the Gym.

Tamarindo's Banco Nacional New Office

Tamarindo’s Banco Nacional New Office

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