There’s good news for yogis. Laura Casas has opened Shakti Tamarindo where you can find all kinds of yoga clothes. The store, which also sells lounge wear, is located at the Zullymar Commercial Center, the second shop in front of Tamarindo Surf School.
There’s a lovely Farmers’ Market every Saturday brought to you by Café Tico and La Bodega Artisan Foods. It takes place in front of Café Tico and Jaime Peligro Bookstore and features food from local farmers and producers of Costa Rica. You will find fresh locally grown vegetables, fruits, meats, artisan cheeses and breads as well as organic coffee. Check it out from 8 a.m.-noon.
Prepare to enjoy an expanded menu of foods at Koi Beach Restaurant. Now located on the terrace of Aqua, in addition to its delicious sushi menu, Koi features a full range of seafood, pasta and meat dishes. You can also have lunch there, choosing from paninis, salads and burgers. Of course, Koi will still offer all-you-can-eat sushi on Monday nights. For more information, call 8702-2925 or 8705-7638 or go to www.facebook.com/KoiTamarindo.
Another dining option is Torre del Mar, located on the fourth floor over SuperCompro. They have a 4:30-6:30 p.m. Happy Hour, during which you get 2-for-1 drinks and a free slice of pizza with your beautiful ocean view. Call 8611-6582 or 2653-4726.
Pastor Lyle Watson will lead a Christmas worship service at the new Tamarindo Church, located in the old El Coyote Restaurant on the road to Villareal at 4 p.m. on Dec. 24. There will be worship, Christmas carols and afterwards, refreshments. And, beginning in January, the Tamarindo Church will have weekly Sunday services. To get details, call Lyle at 8868-0871 or go to www.tamarindochurch.com.