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Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great surfing beach with lots of reasonable restaurants along the beach for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Waffle Monkey best place for waffles with fresh ingredients.

Thank C5226DFmikek
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Once you get over the shock of the crazy driving, parking, and so many people and places; it has its merits. The beach is wide, flat, and beautiful. It is not a small village! Be prepared!

Thank luke47
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were there at the end of the off season and there were still 100's of people. Which is great if you are going to meet people and have a night life but if you were into finding a place to ride your own wave,...More

Thank NiceSky2000
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nice beach, small waves which get better when the tide comes in. I recommend getting a few beers and some snacks and watching the amazing sunset, the locals will provide the music and the place has a great vibe. Sit back and enjoy the people...More

Thank nickashley99
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very cool place to walk the beach or surf and just hang out . The tide goes in and out . Great Sunsets . Water is perfect

Thank Jesse_Gee1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Evocative of Southern California or the south of France totally wonderful experience on every level shops restaurants beautiful white sandy beach sunsets glorious can't wait to return coming back for our honeymoon in June 2019

Thank Timkglenn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice beach. Gorgeous views. Massages available on tables on the beach. Great place to spend a relaxing afternoon. Surfing lessons available if that's your thing.

Thank GoPlaces38989911514
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If your in Taramindo this is a walking distance beach from anywhere. Beautiful beach for long walks, sun soaking, surfing, etc. Not for snorkeling. Some beach vendors but not too pushy. Good size waves to learn surfing. Great sunsets. Fairly safe for bringing stuff to...More

Thank dsH3885SW
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tamarindo beach is great beach to learn how to surf no crazy waves nice warm water. It's a very relaxed environment however if you get close to the river you need to watch out for the saltwater crocodiles. We did see evidence of monkeys playing...More

Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed our stay in Tamarindo!! Great place! Was at a all-inclusive resort but walked into Tamarindo for the food and drinks since the variety was better. ::)

Thank Eliza C
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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.
Donald T
16 February 2018|
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Response from nofilter | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are lots of rentals in this area