Tamarindo Beach is a great surf destination. Surf shops make up a big percentage of the stores and there are lots of surfboards available for rent. Local surf breaks outside of Tamarindo include Langosta, Playa Grande, Avellanas, and Playa Negra. The businesses below will make your Tamarindo surfing an experience you won't forget.


Blue Trailz Surf School Shop and Hostel for surf lessons, board rentals, budget surf camps and surf vacation packages.

Costa Rica Surf Club check for a surf map of the area. You can also pick one up for free at the surf shop, and ask for advice on where the best place is to surf for your level. Make sure to keep an eye on tide changes while surfing the reefs.

Kelly's Surf Shop for board rentals, lessons and surf packages.

Learn Improve Surf Company offering methodic and progressive surf lessons.

Matos Surf Shop is located at Sunrise Mall number 4, phone: 506-2653-0845. Ask for Eric he is a great guy.

Tamarindo Beach Info for current surf conditions and beach cam.

Witch's Rock Surf Camp surf camp, rentals and tours.