We had a great surf lesson on this beach that is geared toward beginners. Not your typical "lounge on the beach" type of place but great for walks, runs, and surfing!!
Lovely beaches with some good surfing towards the mouth of the river or around the corner towards Playa Langosta. The street and beach vendors are getting to be a little much, it'd be nice if the town or the businesses would rein them in a little.
Waves were clean everyday and forgiving for beginners. We had ages 8 yrs old to adult and everyone had fun surfing and watching the sunsets. Great place in Costa Rica for the family.
After visiting Jaco during my first visit to Costa Rica, I would call Tamarindo a tremendous upgrade. I would guide people there and to the beaches just north of Tamarindo. There was a surf competition going on while we were there. Nothing really big, but some decent surfers out there riding the waves until dusk. I mainly went swimming in... More
I don t think the beach is clean in the center area, walking along we could spot many cans, bottles and garbage in general...we also noticed many people bring their dogs to poop on the beach, which didn t impulse us to walk bare foot or go swimming. Also we were constantly approached by people who try to sell their... More
this is a great place to learn to surf. there are 2-4ft waves all day. the water is only 4ft deep so you can stand if you want. lots of fun
The beach is great, flat, with nice yellow sand, with great waves. Great place to learn surfing. The sunset is not to miss, wonderful. The restaurants are great and not so expensive as in San Jose. The night life is problably the best in Costa Rica. Great place to go and to return.
This is a fun, clean and pretty although sometimes crowded beach. Its great for learning to surf, walking along, finding sea shells or just relaxing. They even have horses to ride there. There are numerous restaurants/bars along the main area in which you can have dinner and drinks and watch the sunset and then go out the beach side and... More
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