TAMBOR BEACH (Bahia Ballena) & Beach Quizales

TAMBOR BEACH (Bahia Ballena) & Beach Quizales

With no strong waves this is one of the best beaches to swimming. It has a scenic beauty, with the sun sand and sea as well as the ecology of its impressive waterfall Sula. Go jet skiing, parasailing, water skiing, sports fishing, scuba diving, snorkeling, horse rides, and trips on boat, bicycles and motorcycles. Tambor is located 23 km from the center of Paquera. On the paved road it is recommendable to be careful and not drive faster than 60km per hour because of the amount of curves in the road. The village is a beautiful place to visit and is surrounded by vegetation, hills, rives and waterfalls with pools of crystal water that are excellent to bathe in. 4 km before you arrive at the village of Tambor there is an airport where SANSA and NATURE AIR offer daily flights to and from San José. Flight times are 35 minutes, there is a tourist complex located here Hotel Playa Tambor (Barceló), sometimes you will be able to see whales from the bay. There is a supermarket, public telephones, cabins, camping and restaurants.

Beach Quizales

It is a tropical dreamy beach, located approximately 45 minutes from Paquera, half of which spreads into the village of Tambor and the Cabo Blanco Park. To go to the beach it is through the entrance of the Hotel Tango Mar, there found a street by hand right and here you arrives at the beach, with steep cliffs on the left and the right toward the beach. The climate, consists of a dry season from November to May and from June to August, with some short but strong storms, mainly in the afternoon. The months of September, October and the first half of November are generally the wettest months of the year. Temperatures are never below 24ºC, throughout the while year. From February to April, temperatures can rise to 30ºC or 35ºC during the day.


Bar Salón Los Gitanos. Located in front of the beach. Service of liquors, beers, gassy atmosphere music so that the client spends an interesting night.


Souvenir & Shop Dayana Ph (506) 2683-0029. They offer dresses, Body Board, sandals, shoes, bags, souvenir in wood, ceramic and mud, stop, bikini, cloths, T-shirts, beach shirts, trunkses, squares painted in feathers, glasses, caps, hats, memory cards, murals, you Chewed, mobile necklaces. Open of 9:00 a.m to 7:00 p.m every day, Sundays of 9:00 a.m at 1:00 p.m. Spanish and English Spoken. Also tours “Dorado” Ph (506) 2683-0595. Ph /Cell (506) 8845-6478. Island Tortuga, sportfishing, Island of the Gulf, Cataratas Montezuma, national Parks Curu, includes B.B.Q., water and the team.


Tour Dorado Ph (506) 2683-0595. Ph/Cell (506) 88845-6478. Island Tortuga, sportfishing, Island of the Gulf, Cataratas Montezuma, national Parks Curu, includes B.B.Q., water and the team.

Yarimar Adventures Ph (506) 2683-0209. Ph/Cell (506) 8847-5741 / 822-5765. Tours to: Island Turtle, snorkeling, to the National Park Curu, to Montezuma and the Islands of the gulf of Nicoya.

How to arrive and leave

The airport is located to the north of the Hotel Playa Tambor.

SANSA Ph (506) 2221-9414 E-mail: reservations@flysansa.com. International Airport Juan Santamaría. Flyer 634 departs 8:20 arrive 8:50, Flyer 636 departs 11:30 arrive 12:00 price 67 US$.

Nature Air Ph (506) 2299-6000. E-mail: info@natureair.com E-mail: reservations@natureair.com www.natureair.com – Free Call (USA/Canadá): 800 235 9272. Tobias Bolaños Airport in Pavas.  Flyer 313 departs 8:10 arrive 8:40, Flyer 316 departs 9:40 arrive 10:10 price 66 US$.The buses that go to Montezuma stop at this beach.