Tamarindo beach town is situated on the central west coast of the Nicoya Peninsula. It was once a quiet fishing hamlet and later evolved to be the area’s most developed and accessible tourist town. This beach town offers everyone with every budget to experience the unspoiled beaches of the region as well as its amazing biodiversity. It has a range of accommodations and dining areas. It retains the laidback vibe despite the recent and ongoing development of the town. Tamarindo has made its roads tourist-friendly that will allow you experience the beauty of this Guanacaste beach town easily. For its modern development like paved roads, Tamarindo is a popular destination. This town offers plenty of options to everyone so you won’t see everyone heading to one place and causing overcrowding. Tamarindo beach town offers hotels, condominiums, remarkable assortment of good restaurants, souvenir, art and fashion shops and also backpacker hostels and cabins. It also offers many choices for the travelers on a budget who find typical dishes and snack bars. This town also hosts several International surf competitions, a testament to the quality of surf available.
In Tamarindo beach town you will find a great variety of quality accommodations choices, ranging from economy accommodations to exclusive luxury rental properties. Here are some accommodations to choose from that will match your desires and budget.
In Tamarindo beach town there are vacation rentals for those who wish to author their own greatest holiday. Couples or families can stay at private houses just right on the beach and large families or groups will find the large villas, beach apartments and condominiums. Vacation rentals allow the vacationer the flexibility to set their own schedule for meals, activities and leisure time.
Las Mareas de Tamarindo:
Las Mareas de Tamarindo is a collection of strikingly beautiful 3-bedroom/3.5-bath private villas. Overlook breathtaking ocean views, each luxurious bedroom include king size bed, master bathroom, air conditioner, two twin-size roll out trundle beds. Each villa can accommodate 6 to 8 people.
Call: (506) 2653-1561
Casa de las Olas:
Tucked away from the bustle of town in a quiet setting, Casa de las Olas offers two-bedroom, two-bath residence with a large terrace. Within two minutes walking distance, you will find the beach. It provides spacious bedrooms with a luxuriously comfortable, queen-size mattress and also has a fully equipped kitchen.
Call: (805) 773-5738
Tamarindo beach town also has different types of hotels including quality lodging, boutique, luxury, resort or economy hotel.
Hotel Villa Amarilla:
This hotel is nestled on the beach and featured with clean, comfortable rooms and surrounded by lush gardens. It provides 8 rooms with a/c, ceiling fan, mini fridge, free wifi throughout the hotel, new beds, new sheets, new tile, black out curtains, flat screen cable t.v., hot water, and hair dryers at your request.
Call: CR 506-2653-0038, CR 506-8309-0038
Hotel Capitan Suizo:
This hotel is featured with 7 bungalows, 22 rooms, honeymoon bungalow, and the four spacious bedroom suite. All the rooms are tastefully furnished and decorated. It also features a freeform swimming pool, a gift shop, an internet corner and a fenced parking lot.
Call: (506) 2653-0075
Situated in Tamarindo Beach, Guanacaste, Costa Rica, the Hotel Tamarindo Diria Beach Resort is the iconic beach resort. This resort is featured with front ocean view accommodations, 4 swimming pools, 6 restaurants, 5 bars, and much more. It has direct access to the most famous Costa Rican white sand beach.
Call: (506) 4032-0032
Hotel Arco Iris:
Located 500 yards from the beach, restaurants/bars and shops, Hotel Arco Iris is a Boutique Luxury hotel. This hotel features five bungalows and eight deluxe rooms. Its restaurant serves Mediterranean fusion menu that consists of the abundant seafood, a variety of vegetarian dishes and also several meat dishes.
Call: (506) 2653-0330
This boutique retreat is located just 150 meters/yards from the beach. Its five superb vacation homes nestled in a perfect tropical setting and it is featured with one and two-bedroom, two-bathroom jewels. In the main house there are four+ bedrooms and two additional bedrooms in the guest house.
15 Love Bed & Breakfast:
Situated in a residential neighborhood one block behind the main street and two minutes walk to the beach and downtown area, 15 Love Bed & Breakfast is featured with 3 bedrooms with private baths, as well as a private suite, A/C, king sized orthopedic mattress, ceiling fan, cable TV, Wi-Fi internet, a stunning tropical lounge area and an exciting juice bar/small restaurant.
Call: 506 26530898
Dining and Nightlife in Tamarindo:
In Tamarindo, dining and nightlife have become popular over the years. You will enjoy fine dining and great nightlife after spending a busy day. In Tamarindo beach town, nightlife starts when the sun goes down. For enjoying nightlife, you can visit the casino, dance club or disco or chill out at a live concert.
It is food service company in Tamarindo. It offers food and beverages which you can stock if you choose to stay in a vacation home. Its chefs can prepare your meals in your rental home or deliver food to your door. It also cater special events at the location you choose in the area.
Call: (+506) 2653-0289
This restaurants serves budget friendly breakfast and lunch menu that makes it popular to the locals and travelers. For dinner, Kahiki serves freshly baked tortilla chips, guacamole and snappy salsa fresca.
Koi Restaurant & Sushi Lounge:
Located along the main street in central Tamarindo, Koi Restaurant and Sushi Lounge offers an amazing atmosphere to enjoy good food and drinks with friends. This restaurant offers “all you can eat sushi” on Mondays and Thursdays for $20 per person.
It is the oldest restaurant in town. It offers freshly caught seafood, mouthwatering meats and some of the finest desserts including their legendary coconut cream pie.
Seasons by Shlomy:
This restaurant serves Mediterranean fusion menu and its specialty is seafood. It menu includes savory dishes like red snapper pan seared with Portobello mushrooms, caramelized onions, and balsamic vinegar.
This disco club is a hotspot to dance the night away. It lights up the streets nightly with its windows flashing neon lights and its speakers blaring beats that you can even enjoy the music from the beach. This multi-level dance club is known for daily drink deals and special events.
Formerly known as the Jazz Casino, Diria Casino is the town’s main gambling hotspot. It is now operated by the Tamarindo Diria Beach & Golf Resort across the street. In this casino, poker tournaments are frequently held. You can also enjoy drinking at the all-white Diria Bar at the casino entrance.
Le Beach Club:
Le Beach Club is a beachside restaurant and nightclub tat has taken over Saturday nights in Tamarindo. If you visit this club after 10 p.m., you will find huge crowds. This club has several dance floors that spill out onto the beach and it features three bars one of which are set out on the beach.
If we visit this place on Thursday evening, you will find crowd at its signature reggae night. This dance club and island-themed bar has a Rasta vibe and is a favorite among Costa Rican locals. Wednesday is ladies night and this bar is a great place to enjoy frequent live regge music.
Hotel Pasatiempo’s bar:
At the hotel Pasatiempo’s bar, local musicians play on Wednesday nights. Local rock groups draw a faithful following and open-mic night caters to a more family-friendly crowd enjoyed by guests of all ages.
Call: 2653-0096, 2653-4701
In Tamarindo beach town, Sharky’s is one of the best sports bar. You can visit this bar with your friends and enjoy cold beer. This bar serves an American bar menu including chicken wings, burgers and fries.
Call: (+506) 2653 4705
La Oveja Negra Surf Camp and Hostel:
This surf camp and hostel is situated in the down town Tmarindo, 150 mt to the beach and close to all the restaurants and bars. This surf camp offers different surf packages that will suit surfers of different levels.
Call: (506) 2653-0005
Witch’s Rock Surf Camp:
This surf camp is located beachfront in Tamarindo. You can stay at this surf camp and learn how to surf, gain surfing skills and play with the waves.
Call: +506 2653 1262
Costa Rica Surf Adventures:
Costa Rica Surf Adventures is situated in the beautiful surf town of Tamarindo. It offers surf vacations for surfers and also provides beachfront accommodations. For the beginners it offers ‘Learn-to-surf’ program, for the advanced surfers, there are ‘Performance Surf Coaching’ and experienced surfers can go for surf tours to the best surf breaks of Costa Rica. It also offers ‘Surf and Yoga Retreat’.
Yoga in Tamarindo:
Ser Om Shanti Yoga Studio:
This Yoga studio offers daily bilingual classes for the beginners and advanced yogis. These yoga classes are designed with the Vinyasa Flow, Hatha Yoga, Ashtanga, Pilates and Restorative Yoga methods.
Call: +506 8591 6236
Mermaids & Sailors is a Yoga Studio & Speciality Boutique:
This studio is situated in Tamarindo, Costa Rica. It offers traditional and open level yoga classes led by qualified, experienced and friendly experienced instructors. In its boutique you will find yoga clothing, jewelry and a growing selection of handmade, locally sourced accessories.
Call: +011 (506) 2653-2280
Cala Luna Yoga retreat:
Cala Luna Luxury Boutique Hotel & Villas has an open-air studio where you will enjoy practicing Yoga and while staying at this hotel, you will also enjoy spa treatments within its unique outdoor bungalow. You can join morning or evening yoga classes. Cala Luna’s professionally trained yoga instructors offer morning classes three days a week. You can also join Yoga + Surfing program is taught by Tamarindo Surf Academy.
Call: 1 800 774 7729 – 1 800 775 5179
Reflexion Yoga Tamarindo:
Reflexion Yoga Tamarindo offers Private Yoga session on the beach, partners beach yoga session and private yoga session at your vacation rental in Tamarindo, Costa Rica. It also offers Wellness Retreats, workshops, and events.
Tamarindo Wildlife Refuge:
This wildlife refuge is an important nesting site for several species of sea. It lures visitors with its beautiful beaches and variety of water activities. You can go for guided boat tours and kayak trips as well as spot a variety of wildlife. This reserve has five species of mangroves providing a safe spawning safe for many fish and other animals.
Beaches of Tamarindo:
Serving as the front yard of the town, Playa Tamarindo is a mile-long crescent beach. There are lounge bars and restaurants line the beach from where you have front row view to the surf and beach life. You can enjoy tranquil time at the evening as well as watch amazing sunset over the bay of the Tamarindo. Water of this beach are suitable for bathing and the easy-going surf is also well-suited for surf beginners.
It is a nice swathe of white sand beach that stretches north for around 10 km. The beach of Playa Grande belongs to the National Park Las Baulas which protects Costa Rica’s most important nesting site of leather-back sea turtles.
From Tamarindo if you walk south, you will get to a rocky headland with tidal pools and a little bit further there is the Playa Langosta with its white-sand dunes and the scenic estuary of the Rio San Francisco.
It is one of the most beautiful beaches in the Tamarindo area. The biggest draw of Playa Avellanas lies off shore as it boasts some of Costa Rica’s best surf spots drawing surfers from all over the world.