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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.

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