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“My favorite beach”
Review of Tamarindo Beach

Tamarindo Beach
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$68.80*
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ATV Mountain and Beach Tour from Tamarindo
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$90.00*
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Catamaran Sunset Cruise from Tamarindo
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$55.00*
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2 Hour Surf Lessons at Tamarindo Beach
Ranked #4 of 61 things to do in Tamarindo
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Reviewed July 16, 2013

I fell in love with Tamarindo beach, the half-moon shape; the surf and all the bars within walking distance. It's where I spent most of my week.

Thank Christopher L
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Reviewed July 10, 2013

Tamarindo is one of the first beaches to really push through heavy tourist traffic so you have to keep that in mind. It is a nice smooth long stretch of beach and has some hotels that are ocean front which is a plus. It also has easy access to amenities like super markets, shopping, restaurants, etc. However, it is fairly crowded and it isn't Costa Rica's prettiest beach.

Thank JessicaHowell
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Reviewed July 9, 2013

The beach is nice and easy to run on. The waves were not all that impressive during our stay if surfing was the top priority. There are many rocks which are hidden by the tides and when the ocean receeds they become visible. The views are great, the temperature was awesome, and the overall atmosphere was superb. The beach is a highlight of the area.

Thank J A
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Reviewed July 6, 2013

The beach was perfect - not to crowded, very relaxing, and you can pay a small fee to rent an umbrella and chair for the entire day. They have people who will even watch your things if you want to swim in the ocean, learn to surf, or even leave the beach to eat. Very safe!

1  Thank Emily W
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Reviewed July 4, 2013

This is a surfer's paradise. I highly recommend visiting this area to get a feel for the local life. Lots of fun here & great beach! Waves galore!

Thank phanie12
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