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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  • Great surf areas all along the coast,with spectacular views, boogie boards and flat bellies! Wish I was a lot younger,but boy was it fun to watch :)  more »
  • We were staying at the JW in Guanacaste and wanted to get out for a bit. We took a cab to Tamarindo to see what's going on. They said it has nice shops and a nice beach. The truth is there's no real s...  more »
  • Great beach! Relatively calm water and an extensive beach with shallow water levels. There are a few stones, but they are minor. Great spot to swim and sun bathe! The only downside is the smell of hor...  more »