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Tamarindo
Tamarindo is a prime spot for surfing and sportfishing, diving and sunning. Nesting leatherback turtles do their thing along the beaches from October to May and, for some nesting of your own, gorgeous beach houses, B&Bs and luxury hotels line the sunny sands. Shopping and dining options are superb and plentiful, perfect for sampling the true flavors of Costa Rica.

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Get Lost In Costa Rica
Get Lost In Costa Rica
Owner description: Don Grant, founder of GET LOST IN COSTA RICA, has the talent, knowledge and professionalism to plan every aspect of your next visit to Costa Rica to ensure your vacation is a... more Owner description: Don Grant, founder of GET LOST IN COSTA RICA, has the talent, knowledge and professionalism to plan every aspect of your next visit to Costa Rica to ensure your vacation is a memorable one. Born and raised in this tropical paradise, Don knows where to find all the hot spots and hidden gems Pura Vida! Find us also on Facebook on Get Lost In Costa Rica Tour Company. Weddings , Anniversary,family's groups,incentive groups less
Attraction type: Fishing Charters & Tours; Taxis & Shuttles; Scuba & Snorkeling; Zipline & Aerial Adventure Parks; Bus Transportation
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Pura Aventura
Pura Aventura(El Guapote)
Owner description: Zip lining, horseback riding and mountain biking in a gorgeous 1.400 acres of natural resources..... Primary and secondary forest, rivers, waterfalls, lagoons, pastures and ocean... more Owner description: Zip lining, horseback riding and mountain biking in a gorgeous 1.400 acres of natural resources..... Primary and secondary forest, rivers, waterfalls, lagoons, pastures and ocean views... Monkeys, iguanas, birds, butterflies are some of the animals you might seeGreat and safe zip lining with 11 cables, an hanging bridge and a rappel , fly above the trees top for over 2km, longest cable 560meters.Ride our beautiful, strong and well tamed horses in a working ranch, different options including cows herding....Go for a ride on our mountain bikes, 13km trail mostly downhill. less
Attraction type: Ranches
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Playa Avellana
Playa Avellana(Playa Avellanas)
Attraction type: Beaches
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Pinilla Canopy Tour
Pinilla Canopy Tour(Pinilla)
Owner description: A trip through the Tropical Dry Forest with 8 ZIP LINES and 10 platforms suspended in trees. Certified bilingual guides, cold water, fruit snack and round trip transportation, 20... more Owner description: A trip through the Tropical Dry Forest with 8 ZIP LINES and 10 platforms suspended in trees. Certified bilingual guides, cold water, fruit snack and round trip transportation, 20 min. From Tamarindo. On parle aussi Français. Let' Fly... and have fun!! less
Attraction type: Missions; Sightseeing Tours
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Tamarindo Beach
Tamarindo Beach
Attraction type: Beaches
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Nearby recommended restaurants:

Black Stallion Cafe & Surf Saloon
Black Stallion Cafe & Surf Saloon
Ranked #1 of 3 Restaurants in Villareal
Price: $25 - $55
Cuisines: Barbecue, Central American, Costa Rican
Good for: Families with children, Scenic view, Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Buffet, Digital Payments, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Santa Rita Cafe
Santa Rita Cafe
Ranked #2 of 179 Restaurants in Tamarindo
Price: $1 - $10
Cuisines: Cafe, International, Central American, Costa Rican
Good for: Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Drinks, Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Antichi Sapori
Antichi Sapori
Ranked #3 of 179 Restaurants in Tamarindo
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
Good for: Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Large groups, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Cash Only, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
El Sapo Ristopizza Cocktail Bar
El Sapo Ristopizza Cocktail Bar
Price: $11 - $46
Cuisines: Italian, Bar, Pizza, Mediterranean
Good for: Bar scene, Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Delivery, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
La Bodega
La Bodega
Ranked #5 of 179 Restaurants in Tamarindo
Price: $6 - $10
Cuisines: Cafe, Central American, Costa Rican, International, Healthy
Good for: Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

La Botella de Leche
2.0 of 5
La Botella de Leche
$20 - $139
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Hotel Pasatiempo
3.0 of 5
Hotel Pasatiempo
$96 - $168
Ranked #3 of 49 Tamarindo B&B and Inns
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Coral Reef Surf Hostel
2.0 of 5
Coral Reef Surf Hostel
$17 - $67
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Tamarindo Bay Boutique Hotel
3.5 of 5
Tamarindo Bay Boutique Hotel
$123 - $219
Ranked #1 of 49 Tamarindo B&B and Inns
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Hotel Arco Iris
3.0 of 5
Hotel Arco Iris
$126 - $185
Ranked #4 of 23 Hotels in Tamarindo
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Jardin del Eden boutique hotel
3.5 of 5
Jardin del Eden boutique hotel
$180 - $363
Ranked #5 of 23 Hotels in Tamarindo
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Los Altos de Eros
4.0 of 5
Los Altos de Eros
$315 - $711
Ranked #1 of 23 Hotels in Tamarindo
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Cala Luna Luxury Boutique Hotel & Villas
4.0 of 5
Cala Luna Luxury Boutique Hotel & Villas
$226 - $573
Ranked #3 of 23 Hotels in Tamarindo
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Additional nearby recommended accommodations:

JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa
4.5 of 5
JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa
$252 - $596
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Playa Avellanas
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Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.