When you drive into Tamarindo, you will immediately notice the international flavor of the beach town. Located between two National Wildlife Parks and Nature Preserves on Costa Rica’s Pacific Northwest, it is home to an array of nationalities. This multicultural hotspot is both a fisherman’s dream and a surfer’s paradise, and with two golf courses close by, a golf haven as well. Tourists are drawn to this bustling town for all those reasons, as well as the beautiful beach which runs 3 ½ kilometers of white sand next to warm blue water.
Tamarindo boasts a bevy of restaurants, which range from Costa Rican, Italian, French, Seafood, Argentinean, Sushi, Asian Fusion and more, while high-end shopping, and nightlife provide amble options for bustling tourism. Banks, post office, doctors, dentists, pharmacies, supermarkets, internet facilities, rental cars, video store, etc. are all available to cater to the needs of visitors to town.
The town has grown over the last few years, but in doing so, it continues to remain a must-stop destination for those who come to Costa Rica. Forbes magazine calls Tamarindo Costa Rica’s “most popular beach,” and for good reason. It’s clean, beautiful and fun.