Tamarindo, Costa Rica
The main beach at Tamarindo is a long stretch of white sand and warm blue water. The town stretches out along the beach, with a plethora of shops and over forty restaurants all within walking distance of one another. No matter what your budget is, Tamarindo won’t count you out for partying and fun in the sun and into the night. Day activities include everything Costa Rica has to offer year around. Swimming, snorkeling, sailing, kayaking, jet skiing, boogie boarding, horseback riding and scuba diving are all easy to arrange right there on the beach and in the shops in Tamarindo. For the eco tourists, there’s nearby wildlife refuge of Diria, as well as the Marina Las Baulas National Park, where leatherback turtles come every summer to nest and breed.
Summary: Developed, broad selection of upscale restaurants; attracts travelers of all ages.
Landscape: Beaches, Tropical Dry Forest
Attractions: Nightlife, Surf
Activities: Adventure Tours, Golfing, Sport Fishing, Surfing
Caters to: Couples/Honeymooners, Families, Independent Travelers, Surfers