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.
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Lovely quiet beach with clean sand and palm fringed. Amazing sunset round the headland and always pelicans fishing.
The Beaches and People of Tamarindo are amazing. I never felt threatened at any time. Miles and Miles of clean Beach.
So lively and full of surfers! This vast beach is perfect for anyone. Such a great visit to Tamarindo - cant wait to come back!
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
The Tamarindo beach was beautiful at sunset but it is very crowded and pretty dirty. There was garbage everywhere so that was pretty disappointing
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
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