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Playa Tamarindo

Is located on the west coast of the province of Guanacaste, Costa Rica; in the area known as Peninsula of Nicoya. This beach is one of the most beautiful holiday destinations of Costa Rica, with a wide range of hotels, bars, nightclubs, restaurants and shops. All this and much more make it a place full of flavor, color, natural beauty and an intense nightlife.

Tamarindo has approximately 2.000 inhabitants from all over the world make this town extremely cosmopolitan. Some of the residences of the inhabitants are located in the hills, offering excellent views of the ocean and the large number of nature in the area, and features some of the most eco-friendly accommodations on the Nicoya peninsula.


Playa Tamarindo is the ideal place to spend relaxing holidays, but exciting and well forget bout the noise and pollution of the city, but not away from the comforts that this charming town offer.

Food and Shopping

Tamarindo is an area renowned for its number of international food restaurants, with excellent quality. In the commercial area, Tamarindo offer a lot of shops and shopping malls, where you can enjoy an excellent day of shopping.


Known as a paradise for surfers, the nightlife of Tamarind can be as wild as the waves, with large beach parties, good fun bars and dance clubs, where the most important thing is passing well, or as we say the Ticos Pura Vida . And if the Latin beat you do not even have captured, then let the premises, called Ticos, you teach salsa and definitely never want to leave this city.


The paradise for surfers, Costa Rica has been here for a while the maximum destination for surfing. Tamarindo offers, to those who love this sport, a good surfing through out the entire year being the months of June and July the best. In addition to just 3km on the beach, Playa Grande is reached which is also one of the most popular areas for practicing the sport.

Sport fishing

is another popular activity in Costa Rica. Depending on the time of year when you visit and what you are interest to fish. There are many fish species such as Dorado, Wahoo, Roosterfish, Snapper and Sailfish. Of course, for the vast array of fish there, there is a strict policy and release fishing.

Other activities Among the other activities that can be found in this natural paradise, this visit to the Baulas National Marine Park, where with luck and depending on the season, you can watch the wonderful Leatherback turtles spawn on the beach, after his long travelled since the Galapagos Islands.

And if unable to see this wonderful event, you can enjoy a beautiful sunset on the seashore, as if to watch the sun is immersed in the sea, under a sky full of colors. And for those who want even more, you can take a tour sailboat, to enjoy a meal in the middle of the blue water or even better see the stars low moonlight.