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“warm water”(56 reviews)
“soft sand”(25 reviews)
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Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great beach for families, enough waves for boogie boards and surf lessons, but not too deep or too much for younger ones. The sand is soft and the people are so friendly. We cannot wait to go back!

Thank Laurabob80
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pretty beach, long with diverse scenery, lots of restaurants and stuff to do, surfers and babes, etc. what's not to like?

Thank jay t
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our honeymoon trip that was given as a gift. So I didn’t know what to expect and I didn’t really research it. It’s a quaint little town. Reminds me of North Shore in Hawaii. Not a big city at all. More of a...More

2  Thank epilipina
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to this beach before, but I don't remember how lovely it was. It has charm with the big drift tree on the rocks. Low tide provides plenty of beach and swim time. Great shells on the beach also. Plenty of surfing opportunities...More

1  Thank AvidTravellerFromSC
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been coming here for 8 years. Always stay at The Coast (previously it was Casa Cook). Have always used Olman to pick us at the airport and to take us on all of our adventure trips. He is very knowledgeable about everything concerning...More

Thank LawrenceV419
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being from the Gulf Coast in the USA; this beach was very different that I was use to. The sand was brown, but it stuck to your feet, even when it was dry. I can see why there are surfers there, the waves are very...More

1  Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unless you are in to watersports I'm not sure why you'd want to come here. We stayed in the beautiful, tranquil Playa Flamingo area and came down here one morning just to see what it was about. It is basically Costa Rica Disney World. So...More

Thank AshtonQ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Kick back and relax or jump in and surf on Tamarindo beach! Word to the wise the tide rises a ton in the late afternoon so don't just leave your things lying around or they'll get swept away. There are also a ton of people...More

Thank traveldoll_lz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Surfers a plenty, lots and lots of walks up vendors, including mariachi bands at night. Watch out for the fake Cuban cigars!

Thank Darrell R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This beach had activities for all ages. Be it a beach bar, open lounge chairs, horse back riding, surfing, fishing... it had everything! There are plenty of shops to stroll through and lots of on beach vendors if you never want to leave the ocean...More

1  Thank Eleanor S
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Zoe M
19 April 2018|
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Response from BeeKen1987 | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at Villa Verde II in Tamarindo. It's a 10 minute walk to the beach and close to downtown.
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Donald T
16 February 2018|
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Response from nofilter | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are lots of rentals in this area
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