Tamarindo Beach, Tamarindo

Enjoy the wide, golden sands of Tamarindo Beach and watch as surfers take on the waves. Pop into one the beach bars to enjoy a cold drink, or check out what the vendors are peddling. If you’re interested in learning to surf, the beach provides easy going waves, perfect for beginners. Sun loungers and umbrellas are available for hire, but you might miss out on them unless you arrive early; consider bringing your own sun protection, as there's no natural shade at the beach. If you arrive at the right time, you can also enjoy a famous sunset from the shore. Plan to visit Tamarindo Beach during your Tamarindo vacation using our convenient Tamarindo itinerary builder app .
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  • Best pool bar in town nice clean hotel very attentive ticos the place is super clean we have stayed in CR many times this is a good spot if you are new to Costa Rica  more »
  • ... but I wouldn’t suggest to sleep here unless you are single and in the 18-40 years range. You can try to surf, it’s family friendly ... but very chaotic and dirty. Sleep somewhere else (Flamingo, P...  more »
  • Over all a very nice beach. Lots to do, wide and White sands, but too busy. If you look for more quiet beaches, there are many more and better beaches in Costa Rica  more »

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