Tamarindo is the most developed in the Nicoya Peninsula and one of the most famous surf spots on the beach in Costa Rica. The surfer mecca in Tamarindo Bay has a funky bohemian atmosphere and offers one of the best scenes of the nightlife and restaurants of international quality of Costa Rica.
Only an hour’s drive from the international airport in Liberia, Tamarindo is also easily accessible from the cities of North America and Europe.
With an assortment of beautiful beaches stretch on both sides of the lively town of Tamarindo is a perfect place to discover the sunny coast of Guanacaste place.
The beach is right across the city center: Playa Tamarindo is a large sandy beach, ideal for swimming and surfing. Playa Tamarindo is backed by restaurants and bars facing the beach where I was at the forefront of surfing or you can see the sunset behind the fishing boats and the small island of Isla Capitan.
Tamarindo and Playa Grande
North of Tamarindo Matapalo River empties into the Bay of Tamarindo. Across the river is “Playa Grande, a long ribbon of white sand beach, complaining distance from the tip of Cabo Velas, the point of the peninsula west of Nicoya.
South of Tamarindo, around a rocky promontory, head to Playa Langosta, a vast expanse of white sand beach, divided by the Río San Francisco.
Matapalo River estuary and San Francisco have large mangrove forests that are home to a variety of waterfowl, crabs and other animals. Estuaries and beaches of Tamarindo and Playa Grande are protected wildlife refuges, part of the National Park lute. ”
The town of Tamarindo
In 1994, waves of worship “Endless Summer II” played surf Tamarindo, picturesque beaches and lifestyle pure life. The film attracted applicants secret surf spot nomadic nature of the beach and just a few years after Tamarindo has become a city full of life.
Today Tamarindo offers all kinds of tourist services. There are a number of surf shops, fashion and specialty and supermarkets, banks, cars and ATV Adventures-, tour operators, beauty salons and health services.
The new residents from around the world as bakeries and established European deli, and food are some of the best restaurants in Tamarindo, Costa Rica.
While Tamarindo is for wealthy travelers, but also offers a surprising range of good hostels and hotels to suit all budgets and tastes.