Playas del Coco

Donnie Walsh at La Vida Loca Jan 18th

Make plans to join us for the legendary Blues Brothers inspiration Donnie Walsh feat. The Leatherbacks this Saturday, January 18th at 730pm!!  A delicious Beef and Mahi buffet will be offered as well, so come grub and then rock the night away!!!  Tickets are available for sale at the bar!!

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CraZi Costume Party at Zi Lounge

Saturday Night: The CraZi Costume Party at Zi Lounge with over $700 in cash and prizes. 



Costa Rica has a day in honor of children called "KID'S DAY" and ADICOCO has organized celebrations for the kids this coming Sunday 8th of Sept. at the beachfront park Amor de Temporada in Playas del Coco. Activities begin at 10 am and continue till sunset. There will be skateboarding contests (1,000 colones) , face painting (500 colones), BMX demonstrations, longboarding, jiu-jitso, volleyball, acroyoga ,music, bon fire, and more. 

These are part of the events celebrated all through the month of September as part of the celebrations of Independence. More on that to come.



Where are you watching the upcoming NFL Season?


We all know that sometimes getting to watch your NFL team is a little difficult at times to find in Costa Rica so we have listed a few places to watch the upcoming NFL Season in various locations.

Let us know where you like to watch the games.

We also decide to attached a funny video to get you in the mood for this upcoming season. 

Playas del Coco:

Coconutz Bar & Grill - NFL Package/Sound

Zi Lounge  - NFL Package/Sound

La Vida Loca - Games with Sound

The Anchor Bar - Games with Sound


Playa Tamarindo:

Sharky's - NFL Package/Sound

Chillerz - Games With Sound


New Sunset Fishing Tours!


3pm until Sunset    $50 per person limit of 5 per tour

catch: Wahoo, Mahi, Red Snapper, Bonita and more..

see: Whales, Dolphin, Manta Rays, Turtles, Snakes
cells: 8940-0442      8887-0498




Vacation Rentals to pay same taxes as hotels in Costa Rica

This was written today in , This is a law that if passed will be extremely difficult to enforce and Real Estate for condos in such towns as Playa Tamarindo and Playas del Coco will then possibly have less value.


August 5th, 2013 ( Private homes and condominiums that are rented as vacation homes will have to begin paying the same taxes and fees as are imposed on hotels.

The measure will be imposed by the Costa Rica Tourism Institute (ICT) as a palliative measure against the downward trend in hotel occupation, which hotel operators blame on vacation rentals.

According to the director of the Costa Rican Chamber of Hotels (CCH), Flora Ayub, the regulation is ready and only requires the signature of President Laura Chinchilla to be published in the official Gazette, meaning the measure should come into effect in the coming months.

Ayub said vacation rentals constitute unfair competition because they operate at a lower cost and are not forced to pay the same taxes and fees as hotels.

Additionally, hotels are forced to pay for electricity at the “industrial rate,” which is significantly higher than on private residences used as vacation rentals.

In addition, vacation rentals are not required to carry a health permit, meaning should a grievance or complaint arise; it is difficult for customers to recover damages.

“We are not opposed to the [vacation rental business], what we want is that the rules are the same, that they have the same obligations as us,” Ayub said.


Tex Mex Buffet and Live Music at La Vida Loca

New Logo for La Vida Loca

New Logo for La Vida Loca

Live Music Jam and Meet The New Owner!
Tex/Mex Buffet,  Burritos, Tacos, Nachos and more
C4000 all-u-can-eat includes a Margarita!
Saturday August 3rd  5pm

Sunday August 4 All Day SchnitzelFest
Bratwurst, Wienerschnitzel, Sauerkraut, German potato salad and more!
With German Chef Miguel!


New Restaurant with Entre Bocas in Playas del Coco

After over a year without the former location to El Zarpe maintaining a tenant for longer than 2 months, a new restaurant arrives in Playas del Coco. 

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Entre Bocas Fusion Bites has taken over the location across from Pacifico and next door to Super Luperon to open a finer dining location in Playas del Coco in a beautiful building along the main road. 

We stopped in to Entre Bocas and met the new owners, Mauricio and Stehanie, and had a bite to eat. Although we only had a couple of items, we can tell that this will be a nice addition to the area as the dishes proved worthy of a nice restaurant. 

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Upon ordering,  we were served Sweet Potato Chips as a complimentary item. We have to say that they were delicious. Fried, seasoned and accompanied with an oregano/thyme blend, we had to order more.

We also ordered three other plates which were all fantastic but one stood out and reminded us of our favorite restaurant back in California. Tuna Tartar, a simple dish to make but can easily be over done, was fresh and served in a martini glass. Tuna, Sesame Oil, Soy, Sesame Seeds and some other goodness was a perfect blend and highly recommended. 

If you don't get the Tuna Tartar, Vietnamese Rolls or the Laza Chicken on Green Plantains (like we did), then stop in for something else and help support our new addition to the area. At only three weeks old, Mauricio and Stephanie are going to need to customers and feed back to make it through the Green Season.

If you have visited Entre Bocas, comment below about what you had and your thoughts on the place! 


Independence Day for Guanacaste events

Program of events in Playas del Coco for the Festivities celebrating our Guanacastequism (in honor of the anniversary of the Anexation of Guanacaste to Costa Rica)

2 pm- PARADE OF FLOATS and masked characters down Main Street followed by a 
CIVIC ACT closing the Parade that ends at the Park "Paseo Amor de Temporada”
5 pm - FISHERMEN DANCE with the group GUANARENA Dedicated to the fishermen of Coco. DANCE AND ENJOY - FREE

Fresh Seafood Market 


Registration ¢3,000 (about $6) Pre-register at Coco Fishing Supplies with Carlos Barrera, or register on the day of the event.
2 pm MARIMBA SHOW by children from the Playas del Coco Elementary School
CONCERT by LOS DE LA BAJURA for the closing of the event

Fresh Seafood Market

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