Tamarindo is a beaultiful location in the Guancaste region of Costa Rica. It has everything for the adventure traveler. Whether you are looking for a relaxing vacation on the beach, want to catch a wave at high tide, or looking for an Eco-Tourism holiday this is a great place to hang your hat.
Tamarindo like many of the towns in Costa Rica is not a large metropolis like San Jose for instance. It is a small beach town with the character to back it up. In the recent years many investers have taken interest in this town and it has started growing overnight.
The town has much to offer to its guest. Unique family owned hotels, a plethora of great restaurants, and plenty of night life for the young at heart. For the adventurer you can go nature hiking, four wheeling, take a canopy tour, or maybe even catch a Costa Rican Rodeo.
For the water sports inclined traveler Costa Rica and Tamarindo offer every type of water sport available, but what is nearest to their heart is the great sport of surfing. Surfing is a way of life and part of the culture for the residents and many of the travelers that come here for vacation. In Tamarindo there are many services for the new and experienced surfer. From Tamarindo you can hit many of the great breaks in Costa Rica, including Avallnos, Playa Grande, Marbella, Withches Rock, Ollie Point, and La Casitias which is across the river mounth in Tamarindo.
If you are planning a trip prepare your flight plans through Liberia Airport.
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