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Surfboards now fly free on KLM!

Yes, you read that right. Free! Here are the details from KLM: (and remember, they fly into Liberia!) If you’re flying another airline check out this handy list of airline surfboard fees Bring your surf gear on board instead of a suitcase & save costs! What is in it for me? When going on a surf trip, you will spend most of your time chasing waves. Now you can choose to take your surf gear instead of a suitcase on…

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TicoToGo under new ownership and launches new website

Sometimes you’re just too hungover to get out of bed and walk 3 blocks to Sharky’s for some wings. Now, thankfully you don’t have to! TicoToGo has been serving Tamarindo for a while now, but recently Frank of La Bodega took over the service. The website is re-done and it looks amazing. Check it out here. In addition to food delivery they also offer a messenger service and grocery service. Does this mean you can now get 6 packs of…

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Loose Moose Garage opening December 15 in Tamarindo

Just when you thought Tamarindo couldn’t get any better somebody comes to town and builds a Canadian Pub! For those of you who have been in Tamarindo for a while, you remember the old Babylon nightclub. They were famous for their Thursday Reggae nights, and even had such famous musical acts like Damien Marley play. I also remember it being pretty sketchy, and that’s an understatement! Well, good news Tamarindo. The Loose Moose Garage is opening December 15. I talked…

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New Video! Liberia International Airport

We’re launching a new video series here on the Weekly Crawler, because, let’s be honest, it’s just too hard to read words sometimes. This is the first video. We’ll try to keep them short and entertaining (yes, I know, this is a video of an airport). If you have any ideas, comments or suggestions about the videos keep them to yourself….just kidding. Let me know here. Enjoy! Comments comments

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Potrero Post a great resource

The Weekly Crawler mainly covers events, news, and happenings in Tamarindo, and we occasionally publish events and news from the surrounding beach towns like Playa Flamingo, Playa Potrero, and Brasilito. If you’re looking for a more in depth look at Playa Potrero I highly recommend following the Potrero Post. It’s the work of a girl by the name of Danielle who also happens to work at the Shack , one of the most happening places in that town. She covers…

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Tamarindo lifeguard program saving lives

The Tamarindo lifeguard program is doing an incredible job of saving lives these past few months. If you haven’t made a donation to this worthy cause consider doing so. Check out this article by the Tico Times on the program: http://travel.ticotimes.net/2015/10/tamarindo-lifeguard-program-saves-lives-despite-lack-of-funding/ Comments comments

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Alaska Airlines starts direct service from LAX to Liberia November 1

Alaska Airlines began selling tickets today on newly-announced routes between Los Angeles and Costa Rica’s two major international airports. The eight weekly flights from Los Angeles to San Jose (SJO) and Liberia/Guanacaste (LIR), Costa Rica, are scheduled to begin Oct. 31 and Nov. 1, respectively, subject to approval by the Costa Rican civil aviation authorities. To inaugurate the new service, Alaska is offering introductory one-way fares of $249 from Los Angeles to San Jose andLiberia/Guanacaste.* One-way fares for customers connecting from…

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Best mountain biking in Costa Rica only 45 minutes from Tamarindo

Most tourists come down to Tamarindo to enjoy the great surfing, fishing, and snorkeling our coast has to offer, but recently more and more tourists and locals alike have discovered the great mountain biking trails out at Las Catalinas. On my first trip out to Catalinas I asked one of the project managers why there was such an extensive network of mountain bike trails. It turns out the developer, Charles Brewer, is an avid mountain biker. Don’t worry if you…

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Limonada featuring new brunch menu

If you haven’t made the drive out to the Las Catalinas development you are missing some great views and even better food and drinks. Limonada is the beach front restaurant serving the development. I’ve gotten to know the general manager Can (pronounced “John”) since the Beach & Pool Crawl has been going there every Sunday. Check out their new brunch menu below available Saturdays and Sundays 10am to 2pm Comments comments

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