Tamarindo Beach, Tamarindo

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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. Put Tamarindo Beach and other Tamarindo attractions into our Tamarindo travel itinerary planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • We stayed in Tamarindo beach during our visit town, the beach is lovely pretty big and very popular, it's very nice sunset over there анд the music from local restaurant createд an atmosphere full of ...  more »
  • Clean beach that wasn't over crowded. Sadly every few minutes someone walks by trying to sell you some thing or other. 
  • We went to Tamarindo to surf. The waves were pretty mellow, so that was good for me since I'm a beginner. There were some pretty big breaks further out, but those were out of my league. The beach itse...  more »