Yesterday I showed Tamarindo beach from the ocean. Here is the ocean from Tamarindo beach, looking north across Tamarindo Bay to Cabo Velas. The ocean in this area is part of the Las Baulas National Marine Park, which is a national park that consists of the beach at Playa Grande, which lies between Tamarindo and Cabo Velas, and the off-shore ocean area. Playa Grande beach is the primary nesting site for the endangered leatherback turtles.
This photo also illustrates that the waves at Tamarindo have multiple breaks, which helps make the area popular for surgers. In adition to ehe more experienced surfing p