Tamarindo Beach, Tamarindo
(4/5 based on 1,900+ reviews on the web)
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 have visited over the holidays in December, which is great but very very very busy. We came back in November and highly recommend it! 
  • If you're coming solely for the beach, I'd say go elsewhere. This isn't a very nice beach, there's rubbish (both natural and plastic) everywhere, and there are lots of locals trying to sell you lots o...  more »
  • Great location and waves to all surfers. Local town is also great for everything you might need. Highly recommend the market on Saturdays.