Tamarindo is considered a great vacation destination because it combines a range of activities, places, hotels and restaurants all within an easily accessible area.

There is little doubt that Tamarindo has stunning pristine beaches with clean and clear blue water, wondrous climate with natural surroundings.


Years ago, Tamarindo was just a small fishing village in the north of Costa Rica.

Today, Tamarindo is a major tourist destination that developed several accommodations to suit all budgets, it has many things to do both in the daytime and at night. The beaches here are a must see and one of the first things to do.The entire city is encircled  with a tranquil atmosphere.

There is easy access by bus, but the best way to get to Tamarindo is to fly to Tamarindo airstrip or to Liberia International Airport and then make a short trip via Santa Cruz to the town. The drive from Tamarindo airstrip to Tamarindo town takes 5 minutes and it takes 10 minutes to Langosta Beach; the drive from Liberia Airport to Tamarindo is more or less 1 hour.

Living in Tamarindo

The surfing and windsurfing conditions are almost perfect for experienced and beginner surfers. Besides surfing, swimming, snorkeling, sailing, kayaking, skiing, boogie, horseback riding and scuba diving, you can visit the nearby Wildlife Refuge Diria and the Las Baulas National Marine Park, an important spawning and nursing ground for leatherback turtles. Offshore fishing in Tamarindo is nice to catch spearfish, tuna and sailfish. For those who love golf, Hacienda Pinilla is a great option, this 6,800-meter challenging golf course with beautiful trees as natural obstacles, was built by Mike Young, who designed each hole, taking into thought the slopes and contours of the natural landscape. See more about activities in the area.

Tamarindo Beach is big enough for those seeking peace and quiet. But for those who want to party and go out at night Tamarindo is a hotspot. The town of Tamarindo is quite colorful and flavorful local Tico. There are many bakeries, a vegetable market, outdoor art gallery, craft shops, a beautiful spa and more than 40 restaurants, bars and discos with cuisines to fit every palate. The sun shines almost every day, though in the rainy season (May through October), you can expect brief showers in the late afternoons.

There are several banks in town as well as hardware stores, grocery stores, a movie theater and many other conveniences to make life easy. There are also several Facebook group pages for residents and a local magazine.


For those who have kids, there are of course public schools in the general area but there are also several great private school options close by.

Costs of Living

Below you will see a chart that shows the average monthly cost of living in the area. This will vary depending on how many members of your family, if any, are living with you here.

Property in Tamarindo

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