is an area north of the Nicoya Peninsula on the Pacific coast of Costa
Rica in the Guanacaste province.
This location is perfect for visitors who want to enjoy
a relaxed and visually enticing environment that is warmer
and less strenuous that the cooler degrees and dizzying
heights of the canopy of the Monteverde
Tamarindo is in the Guanacaste province of Costa Rica,
an area that includes much of the northwestern part of
this country. A number of different beach fronts are situated
along the area north and south of Tamarindo Beach, and
immediately to the south is yet another national park.
Dolphins, manta rays, and the nearby coral reef make this
a great spot for snorkeling, as well as some of the best
spots to enjoy Costa
Rica scuba diving.
This side of Costa Rica has different weather conditions
from the Atlantic side. Hurricanes in the east mean more
rain no this side of the country, but the weather is generally
clears and highs usually range from 80 to 100 degrees
in the dry season. This perfect weather creates an ideal
setting for other water activities; and so deep-sea fishing
is another popular thing to do in Tamarindo, Costa Rica.
It's warm enough that surfing also a goal of visitors
to the area.
Tamarindo Beach Costa Rica is lined with shops that cater
to all of these activities that take place here. Surf
camps, eco-tour operators, sailing companies, diving schools,
and jungle safaris are all things to do in this area,
which you can find out more about simply by taking a stroll
down Tamarindo Beach.
Tamarindo, Costa Rica is filled with activites for the
visitor to Central America to enjoy. The National Park
Las Baulas, just to the north of Tamarindo Beach, is a
great place to take a jungle boat tour and see the giant
leatherback turtles lay her eggs in the sand on your nocturnal
For more adventurous types who like this area, take an
ATV tour into the hills above Tamarindo, but be sure to
watch out for the iguanas that might cross your path.
Kayaking is a great way to see the estuary up close and
personal. Glide through the tree shaded slow moving waters
as you take in the sights far from the bustle of Tamarindo
If you'd rather avoid all of these you can simply rent
a car or a mountain bike and spend a couple days exploring
the wonders of this area on your own. You will love the
tranquil pace, amazing sunsets and the picturesque coasts
of Tamarindo Beach, Costa Rica.