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Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Friendly beach for surfers and families, but a little dirty due to horses and dogs running around. There is not much shade to find.

Thank Andrea L
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This beach offers a stunning view of the sunset! The walk along this beach is wonderful at low tide and even high tide. Many restaurants and bars to stop off at and enjoy the view. All the locals are very inviting to the visitors. Highly...More

Thank shay255
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This beach has great waves for surfing and hanging out on the beach. We collected pretty shells and played volleyball on the courts they have there. The ocean here connects to a river where you can take a boat tour where we saw a croc,...More

Thank Judy R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is the main beach in Tamarindo. I expected a too crowded beach but it was not the case and we enjoyed it. The waves are perfect to learn surfing and there board rentals all along the beach. Enjoy !

Thank Matthieu R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I only experienced this town/beach on the last day of our touring holiday when we were bussed there for shopping and an evening meal (having been confined in the massive Marriott resort which was a bit too far out of town to justify a taxi...More

Thank GoSeeTheWorldOK
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

With warm water and consistent waves this is a great spot to learn to surf. Board rentals are cheap ~$10/day and lessons are easily gotten from a number of providers. So if you’re into that, it’s a perfect spot. As far as hitting a beautiful...More

Thank Martin O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The waves here are the best! I felt very safe walking the beach at night with my family. Very peaceful place, I will be back!

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at a small beach hotel called Casa Blanca (clean, friendly, minimalist) and enjoyed the surf lesson and delicious lunch at Langosta Beach Club as well as the cabanas. Tamarindo Beach has a nice mix of party atmosphere and family fun. Would definitely return!

Thank Isabelle D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really wonderful beach, great for walking and surfing (lessons). Nice people and relaxed atmosphere. Clean and loads to do!

Thank Monique J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you find yourself staying at the JW MARRIOTT GUANACASTE, then take a daily shuttle and visit Taramindo. Lots of shops, a nice beach and great restaurants. Be sure to try Surf Shack and Green Papaya for lunch.

Thank Adam T
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Zoe M
18 April 2018|
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Response from BeeKen1987 | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at Villa Verde II in Tamarindo. It's a 10 minute walk to the beach and close to downtown.
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Donald T
16 February 2018|
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Response from nofilter | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are lots of rentals in this area
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