Welcome to Tambor Bay, Costa Rica

Located on Costa Rica's Nicoya Peninsula and nestled in a pristine tropical valley surrounded by forested hills, Tambor Bay is a birding paradise. The area offers an astonishing abundance of bird life in a diverse set of habitats from calm coastal beaches to mangrove shrouded rivers and tropical forests. A unique birder's retreat in an authentic local setting, Tambor Bay is the ideal location for your Costa Rica bird watching adventure!

Recent News

Nocturnal survey turns up a new owl species for Tambor Bay!

Tambor Bay Christmas bird count records 192 species in 24 hours.

Rainforest Publications releases new Costa Rica bird guide for the Nicoya Peninsula

Valentine’s Bird Count Results!

Tambor Bay was possibly the best all-around trip we have ever done. We saw over 200 species, with most of the birding done within 25 minutes of the hotel. They have done an unbelievable job at developing their vision of a birding destination suited to the local small economy.

Hank and Carolyn Scarth (Canada)