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“warm water” (50 reviews)
“soft sand” (23 reviews)
Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Tamarindo beach is like haeven on earth. Somuch hotels and restaurants to choose from .you will love your holiday

Thank wannes1957
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great beach to learn surfing. Waves of manageable size coming in every day. Lovely smooth sand. Pretty crowded but not insanely so. The few people that walk the beach trying to sell you coconuts or souvenirs politely go on by if you decline.

Thank Viktor S
Reviewed yesterday

On the Beach it's really windy most of the time. It dies down around 4, there's a ferry across the Laguna De Cocodrillo, you don't want to swim there because there really are Crocodiles there!

Thank vanessahandy10
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Loved walking from one end to the other during low tide. Found many sand dollars and other shells. It gets crowded later in the day so morning is great. I agree that horses need to go somewhere else. There was a huge pile of manure...More

Thank OnTheRoad1947
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We lucked upon a "friends and family" discount on a fantastic 2/2 1/2 condo with washer and dryer. Tamarindo is close to a grocery store with U.S. food, a godsend for my decidedly unadventurous eating husband! Tamarindo has many shops, services and restaurants if you...More

Thank iamamomo4
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The beach is very beautiful, very very small waves. Lots of fun things to do, like kayaking, surfboard rentals, horse ridding. The infrastructure is awesome, great restaurants to all sorts of choices with great prices

Thank roberto y
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nice clean beach. Not too many vendors hassling you. The tide isn’t super strong and the water feels nice after being in the sun all day. Fairly shallow for the first few feet. It was super windy the several times we went so be prepared...More

Thank Anna S
Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited several on this trip... Huge, no problem finding a place to hang. However, you'll have to pay for chairs and shelter, and you will be approached by many, many vendors, and there are horses and dogs that don't get picked up after. That said,...More

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 6 days ago

Pure sand, easy to walk and a very gentle drop off. I have been on several beaches and tis one gets the best ratings.

Thank Gaston B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely sandy beach with very consistent waves for beginner surfers or body boarders at about shoulder height. Good range of bars and faciliTies in the town which backs on to the beach. Body boards and surf boards to hire.

Thank Ann B
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