Costa Rica Tamarindo Beach
Tamarindo Costa Rica is one of the top destinations in Costa Rica and for a good reason, it has a three kilometer stretch of white sand, warm blue water, exquisite nature and stunning sunsets. The sun shines just about 365 days per year in Tamarindo and its neighboring beach Playa Langosta, and the temperature is pleasantly warm year round.
There truly is lodging for every budget in Tamarindo Costa Rica. There is a hammock hotel, a glamping hotel, lots of surf camps, boutique hotels, hostels, adults only hotels, apartment hotels, bed and breakfasts and a staggering amount of vacation rentals. As Tamarindo is small, all lodging in Tamarindo and Langosta is within walking distance of the beach.
Tamarindo has been known as the ultimate surf town for many years, and there are surf spots for all levels. A long stretch of sand, warm ocean, many tide pools and consistent waves makes for a water paradise. Visitors can take to the high seas on a sailing cruise in Tamarindo's bay aboard the many catamarans and schooners for hire, or try their hand at sportfishing, scuba diving, kayaking, snorkeling.
Land activities are plenty and range from taking bus tours to Nearby Costa Rica Beaches, volcanoes and nature parks, renting a bike and exploring the town, playing tennis or a fun round of mini golf. The more adventurous can go zip lining through the jungle, horseback riding, rent an ATV, or even discover Guanacaste from the air in a Gyro.
There is plenty of opportunity to shop in Tamarindo as along the main street there are lots of stores, boutiques and gift shops, and on Saturday mornings locals and tourists gather at the weekly farmers market. Tamarindo offers personal trainers, gym classes, pilates, yoga, and no vacation is complete without a nice relaxing massage, a facial or a body scrub.
Tamarindo's eclectic and multi cultural community makes for an exiting culinary adventure. From organic juice bars, to fresh sushi, to Mediterranean cuisine, to BBQ, there is a restaurant for every taste. Tamarindo likes to have fun and that is certainly reflected in its vibrant nightlife, there is always something going on after the sun has set.
Getting to Tamarindo
Tamarindo is located on the North West coast of Costa Rica in the province of Guanacaste.