But who needs a soccer field when the beach at low tide is wide enough to play soccer?
Most Costa Rican towns have a soccer/football field right in the middle of town. In small towns,the field occupies what would ordinarily be the town square, and the church usually faces the soccer field.
Tamarindo is not a typical Costa Rican town, as it is a beach resort where most of the people are foreigners and visitors. There is no soccer field in the middle of town. The beach will suffice.
This week we are showing photos of Nicaragua on our Viva la Voyage travel photo site, featuring the doorways of the Spanish Colonial old city of Grenada.