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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  • There’s a break for every level of surfing skill, beginners with a sandy beach and a faster rivermouth that’s good for long and shortboarding!  more »
  • Tamarindo review We are a family of 4 from Arizona. Have a son and daughter ages 11 & 8. First time in Costa Rica. We are fairly adventurous and enjoy outdoor activities and beaches. We chose Tamarind...  more »
  • We were here on an early Monday afternoon in the rainy season and it was pretty busy. I can’t imagine what it’s like during peak season or weekends. Lots of vendors too. However, the surf was perfect ...  more »
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