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Tamarindo’s Notorious Crocodile Captured and Safely Relocated

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(Ver versión en español abajo) On Sunday October 16th officials of Las Baulas National Marine Park, with the collaboration of scientists and volunteers, captured the crocodile that was identified as the one that caused the incident on July 22, 2016. This crocodile was relocated in good condition to a management wildlife center duly authorized. This is in accordance with the ...

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Halloween Trunk-or-Treat: Sign Up Before It’s Too Late!

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ADI is partnering with Surf Shack this year to host Tamarindo’s 2nd annual “Trunk-or-Treat” event in the Tamarindo Rotunda this Halloween October 31st 5:30-7:00pm. There will be plenty of sweets, a face painter, a costume contest, fun games, treats and much more. Come out and enjoy the fun! Business Owners and Tamarindo Residents: Reserve your spot to be a Trunk-or-Treat sponsor. There is limited ...

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El Gollo’s Corporate Social Responsibility Program: Helping to Improve Tamarindo

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(Scroll down for English) Desde hace tres años que decidimos donar nuestro tiempo y energía como voluntarios para administrar esta organización comunal (ADI) y hasta la fecha, hemos tenido muchos logros pero no nuestros, sino compartidos. Hemos perdido ya la cuenta de la cantidad de personas que gracias a ADIT han aportado su energía a esta comunidad, no sólo con ...

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Tamarindo Crocodile Update: Official Status Report

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Costa Rica is famous for having an abundance of wildlife, and Tamarindo is no exception. Crocodiles are quite common, they can be found most often along inland waterways, rivers and lakes. Crocodile sightings in estuary mouths and in the ocean are more common during Costa Rica’s rainy season. This past July, a local resident was bitten by a crocodile while ...

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Don’t Miss Out! ADIT Party Friday October 14th

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Attention Tamarindo: mark your calendar for the first ADIT fundraiser party of the season! What: ADI Tamarindo Party When: Friday October 14th 9PM-2AM Where: Crazy Monkey Bar, Best Western Vista Villas Price: 2,000 Colones Why? All proceeds from this event go to ADI Tamarindo and are used to help make our community great! It may be low season, but that’s all the ...

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Lifeguard Training October 10-14, 2016: Open Enrolment Available

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The Costa Rican National Lifeguard Association is hosting a lifeguard training course this next week. Learn how to perform aquatic rescues, administer first aid, CPR, and more. These are important skills for anyone who lives near the beach or works in the hospitality/surf/tour industry. When: October 10-14, 2016 Where: Witch’s Rock Surf Camp Price: $125 For more information and to sign up please contact the ...

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Tamarindo Lifeguard Tower Will Move To New Location

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PLEASE VIEW THE OCTOBER 3RD UPDATE BELOW Tamarindo’s coastline has changed quite a bit these past few months. The Tamarindo estuary has started reclaiming some of the beach, returning to a path that it took 30 years ago. Heavy rainfall and extremely high tides have also helped to further this beach erosion. As a result, Tamarindo’s main surfing peak and ...

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