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“low tide” (84 reviews)
“warm water” (49 reviews)
“soft sand” (23 reviews)
Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very busy beach, small waves to surf on, the water isn’t very clear but a good friendly atmosphere, but lots of locals trying to sell you things right and left.

Thank Hailey L
Reviewed yesterday

Lovely quiet beach with clean sand and palm fringed. Amazing sunset round the headland and always pelicans fishing.

Thank davemartin3
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Beaches and People of Tamarindo are amazing. I never felt threatened at any time. Miles and Miles of clean Beach.

Thank John F
Reviewed 4 days ago

So lively and full of surfers! This vast beach is perfect for anyone. Such a great visit to Tamarindo - cant wait to come back!

Thank LuxeTourista
Reviewed 4 days ago

There is a danger of rip-tides so was a bit nervous of swimming in the sea. Lots of surfers and surfing schools. Although quite a few traders walking up and down they were not a nuisance at all. Lots of fish and therefore lots of...More

Thank RosemaryColbridge
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Quiete and perfect located beach with white sands and awesome vieuws. Nearby beachrestaurant and club are very comfortable. Nice to walk and around the corner to see the sun go down around 18.00 with beautiful scenery!

Thank Edgar P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Tamarindo beach was beautiful at sunset but it is very crowded and pretty dirty. There was garbage everywhere so that was pretty disappointing

Thank jennifers812018
Reviewed 5 days ago

Disgusting acrid sewage smell on the beach, especially at low tide. No town sewage plant. Rampant, real estate development with no oversight. Horse excrement on the sand. Tamarind lost their Costa Rican Blue flag certification which allows 4,200 fecal coliform bacteria per 3.3 fluid oz...More

Thank woodbridgepatricia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tamarindo is a fun high energy beach with lots to do. Shopping along the beach side stores, surfing lessons going on daily from multiple places on the beach and beautiful spots in the sand to lay out and have some room to yourself. We took...More

Thank Trina C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sandy beach runs the length of the town, warm water and perfect for swimming, with great waves for body-surfers and board-riders. Super popular with visitors and a great beach vibe. Pura Vida.

Thank Michael B
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12 June 2017|
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Response from eewmda | Reviewed this property |
I stopped at a store for some basics. Prices seemed comparable to the U.S.
8 June 2017|
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Response from Raquel Z | Reviewed this property |
If you use common traveler's sense, I'd say no. For instance, if you're at the beach, don't leave your items unattended. Keep your valuables in the lock box in your hotel room. If a local is randomly trying to engage you in... More