Tambor Domestic Airport, North Puntarenas

Flying over Nicoya Peninsula on way to Tambor
Flying over Nicoya Peninsula on way to Tambor

As the only airport in the whole Nicoya Peninsula, Tambor Domestic Airport is your gateway to this stunning location. Flights come in daily with one each day from SANSA and two daily with Nature Air. If you are concerned about time, this is the best way to travel because it takes less than half an hour to get here.

A Great Location

Tambor is a small village known mainly for its fishing community. However, it has become more popular because it houses the areas only airport and serves as a great neutral location for reaching all the other sights in the area. Due to this, hotels and resorts have been built to accommodate all your needs, from affordable options to the more luxurious. There are also smaller options, such as cabinas and inns.

Many affluent people like to call this village their home away from home. It is quickly growing to be a quintessential playground for famous and rich individuals. This is why the airport accommodates private and charter planes along with the commercial flights.

Close to Everything

The village is in an ideal location. Its location in Bahia Ballena in the Puntarenas province means it is close to many other tourist locations and popular towns, such as Montezuma and Santa Teresa. You can also easily travel to Cobano, Mal Pais and Playa Cocalito. Beyond that, there are also wonderful natural sights within the area. These include the Curu Reserve and the Cabo Blanco National Park.

In the Curu Wildlife Reserve, there are plenty of fun activities. The Reserve features an array of habitats, from beaches to mangroves. It is home to over 200 species of birds, such as hawks and amazons. There are also three types of monkeys here.

You may also want to explore the Tortuga Islands. This tropical location has stunning beaches that feature bright, white sand and tall coconut trees. The water is so blue it looks unreal. You can partake in diving and snorkeling to see the breathtaking sea life through the crystal-clear waters.

About the Town

Tambor is relatively quiet without the busyness you may find in larger cities. The beaches are the crown jewel and feature calm waters that allow you to lounge about lazily. The sands are tinged grey thanks to nearby volcanoes. Everything is easily accessible.

You can enjoy many water activities, sports, such as soccer, or fishing, which the city is famous for. The beaches are also great for horseback riding and just hanging out sipping a drink or two under a coconut tree. It is a wonderful location for a family vacation because there is something for everyone.

Final Words

When you are looking for a slow-paced, relaxing getaway, Tambor cannot be beat. It is a natural beauty. With the Tambor Domestic Airport, it is easy to get here and begin your amazing vacation. Who knows? You may see someone famous. Even if you don't, you can enjoy all the breathtaking scenery. From monkeys to macaws and brilliantly colored fish, there is something wonderful everywhere you look.

Make sure to map out where you want to go each day, but don't forget to leave time to spend in Tambor. This little village may not be a bustling city, but it is a place with a heart of gold. There is plenty to do right here when you have a day where you don't feel like bumping along the roadways to a nearby town or village. The heart of the Nicoya Peninsula, this town is your getaway in Costa Rica that will allow you to make memories that last a lifetime and never fade. So, book your tickets at the Tambor Domestic Airport and grab your flight in today.

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Where to Stay near Tambor Domestic Airport

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