Where to stay around Tamarindo?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 969 holiday lettings near Tamarindo. From 363 condos to 330 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Tamarindo is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Tamarindo?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Tamarindo:

  • Junquillal: 40 holiday homes
  • Palm Beach Estates: 162 holiday homes
  • Rancho Armadillo: 35 holiday homes
  • Playa Grande Estates: 41 holiday homes
  • Coco Bay Estates: 136 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Tamarindo?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Tamarindo. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • WAYRA Institute of Spanish: 1,399 holiday lettings
  • Flamingo Beach: 1,816 holiday lettings
  • Reserva Conchal Golf Course: 1,839 holiday lettings
  • Conchal Beach: 1,838 holiday lettings
  • Las Baulas de Guanacaste National Marine Park: 1,654 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Tamarindo listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent condos in Tamarindo?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 363 condos in Tamarindo. Our other popular types of Tamarindo holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 330 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 139 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 49 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Tamarindo?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 842 holiday homes with pool available in Tamarindo. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Tamarindo, Costa Rica your home away from home

    Holidaymakers looking for wonderful beaches by the Pacific Ocean may like to try Tamarindo in Costa Rica. Situated on the northwest coast of this Central American country, there are some beautiful places to visit here and plenty of exciting activities to try. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, B&Bs, condominiums and beach houses.

    Things to do on holiday to Tamarindo, Costa Rica

    There are a few beaches in the area for holidaymakers to either relax on or enjoy various activities. Tamarindo offers some great watersports including surfing, scuba diving, snorkelling, water skiing, jet skiing, wind surfing and kayaking. Boats will take visitors on fishing trips too with plentiful supplies of marlin, sailfish and giant tuna in these waters. Golfers will find two championship courses situated in the area, one at Paradisus Conchal and another at Hacienda Pinilla. The beautiful scenery with caves and a volcano makes this a great location for hiking, cycling and horseback riding. For the adventurous tourists there are opportunities for guided cave tours or canopy tours over the jungle treetops. There are many bars and restaurants in Tamarindo, with a variety of cuisine including Costa Rican, Italian, seafood and vegetarian. Several shops can be found here too with a range of souvenirs such as crafts and pottery. Self catering holidaymakers can purchase food from one of several bakeries and a vegetable market located here.

    Places to visit on holiday to Tamarindo, Costa Rica

    Numerous excursions are offered to tourists with so many naturally wonderful features here including the Baula National Park, where there is a great abundance of wildlife. Tours also take visitors to the nearby Playa Grande and Playa Langosta, which are nesting areas of giant leather back turtles. Arts and crafts are an important aspect of life here and there is an art gallery in Tamarindo. Santa Cruz is an historic town well worth visiting as well, as there are great festivals, dances, rodeos and fiestas held here.

    Weather in Tamarindo, Costa Rica

    The climate in Tamarindo is good all year round with the dry season generally between November and April and next to no rainfall between December and February. The rainy season begins in late April or early May and continues through October, a month which averages 48 inches. Temperatures can range from a high of 35 degrees centigrade and a low of 20 centigrade with March and April the warmest months on average.

    Travel to Tamarindo, Costa Rica

    Tamarindo Airport (TNO) is serviced daily from San José and Liberia by SANSA and Nature Air. Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport (LIR) in Liberia is approximately a 45 minute drive from Tamarindo and has flights to and from Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto and Vancouver in Canada; Atlanta, Charlotte, Dallas, Houston, Miami and Newark in the U.S; Brussels in Belgium. Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO) near San Jose has flights to and from Montreal, Toronto, Atlanta, Charlotte, Dallas, Houston, Miami, Newark, New York, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Frankfurt and Madrid as well as several other destinations in Central and South America. Taxis are available from all airports and car hire firms are located at the Liberia and San Jose airports.

    Activities and attractions in and around Tamarindo

    Do you want to discover attractions to see while you're in town? Travellers enjoy Tamarindo for its surfing, camping and boating. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Tamarindo has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Hacienda Pinilla Golf Course (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
    • Monkey Park (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
    • Papagayo Golf and Country Club (19.6 mi / 31.5 km)
    • Haras del Mar Equestrian Center (19.6 mi / 31.5 km)

    Seasonal weather averages in Tamarindo

    Travellers speak highly of Tamarindo for its surfing. If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, April, May, March and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 28°F.

    Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Tamarindo

    Tamarindo is famous for its breathtaking sunsets, beautiful ocean views and wildlife. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Tamarindo. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Conchal Beach (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
    • Flamingo Beach (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
    • Coco Beach (20.2 mi / 32.5 km)
    • Tamarindo Beach (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
    • Grande Beach (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
    • Ventanas Beach (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)