What Makes Tamarindo So Special?
Playa Tamarindo is a stunning 1.5 mile stretch of beach situated along the Guanacaste coastline in northwest Costa Rica. Just a one hour drive from the Liberia Airport (LIR), this small yet bustling surf town offers an all-inclusive vacation experience in itself. You won’t need to rent a car here, you can walk to everything including beaches, restaurants, shops, parks, and a wide array of activities. Enjoy the ease, diversity, and beauty of this culturally eclectic and naturally beautiful slice of heaven on Earth.
The Perfect Location
Our location just north of the equator means Tamarindo receives consistent surf throughout the year from south, west, and north swells. Tamarindo is conveniently located only one hour from the Liberia International Airport (LIR), with multiple airlines offering direct flights to Liberia from the USA, Canada, and Europe, so getting here is oh so easy.
Surfing: Our Heart and Soul
Tamarindo has multiple surf spots with waves for all levels of surfers right in front of the surf camp. There are also many world-class point breaks, reef breaks, and beach breaks located a short boat or van ride from town. Come surf the famous Witch’s Rock, Ollie’s Point, Playa Avellanas, Playa Grande, and Playa Marbella to name a few.
A Natural Paradise
Tamarindo’s beaches, ocean and estuary are simply stunning landscapes, it’s no wonder Costa Rica has declared Tamarindo a National Marine Park. Tamarindo is paradise for any nature or animal lover. Witness over 200 species of animals in their natural habitat including howler monkeys, crocodiles, sea turtles, tropical birds, and iguanas.
Great People, Great Vibes
There is a transcendental beach vibe that permeates all areas of life in Tamarindo. Surfing put this town on the map and attracts likeminded people who appreciate the laid-back beach lifestyle. Create authentic relationships with our friendly staff and make lifelong friendships with the many return guests that already have this place figured out.
Cuisine, Shopping and Nightlife
Tamarindo is home to many quality local and international restaurants. Shopping for local fashion, souvenirs, and handicraft is a must. Tamarindo nightlife offers affordable drinks with a relaxed vibe, or a more upbeat salsa dancing scene. Most of the establishments in town offer views of the ocean and picturesque sunsets.
88 Degrees Every Single Day
The weather in Tamarindo is perfect just about every single day. 88 degrees, sunny skies and warm water is the norm. The wind blows predominantly offshore, creating ideal surfing conditions and cooling things off just a bit. The rainy season is driest up here in northwest Costa Rica, making Tamarindo a perfect vacation destination any time of the year.