Costa Rica Expats Love Tamarindo

Tamarindo is the most popular beach town in Guanacaste and a top Costa Rica vacation destination. It’s easy to see why: solid surfing, fun restaurants and memorable tours make this a paradise for tourists. It’s also an ideal place to live, with a year-round sunny climate and great amenities. It’s also home to a diverse community of expats who enjoy a lifestyle that combines the best of Costa Rica with the comforts of home.

This is a lively beach town, even during the slow season from May to November. There are a wide variety of restaurants, coffee shops, hotels, and apartments available. From bubble tea at a trendy cafe to fresh pipas frias (cold coconuts) served on the beach, Tamarindo has it all. There’s also a gym, yoga studio, organic market, bank and ATMs, medical and dental offices, real estate agencies, land and air transportation companies, and more.

The beaches of Tamarindo tamarindo costa rica are perfect for swimming, snorkeling and relaxing on a sun lounger. There are also plenty of opportunities for guided tours and adventures, like surfing lessons, horseback riding, scuba diving, fishing, sunset sailing cruises and more. This is a top spot for families, but it’s also a great place for couples, students and anyone looking to take a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

It’s hard to imagine that this was a sleepy fishing village just 30 years ago, but it’s grown to become one of the most popular beach towns in the country. The beach town is a hub of activity and is filled with restaurants, bars, and hotels that cater to visitors from all over the world.

Many of the expats who live in Tamarindo have opened restaurants featuring food from their home countries. It’s a great way to sample different cuisines and cultures. From French pastries to authentic Tico dishes and Italian seafood pasta, there is something for everyone in Tamarindo.

Tamarindo has a wide range of accommodation options, from small boutique hotels to large resorts. There’s also a good selection of villas, condos and private homes for rent. The area is ideal for travelers on a budget as it’s less expensive than other beach cities in the country.

Tamarindo has been a popular choice for surfers since Bruce Brown filmed the famous surfer Robert August surfing Witch’s Rock and Ollie’s Point for the film “Endless Summer II”. Since then, Tamarindo has been a hot spot for both beginner and advanced surfers. There are a number of surf schools in the area and you can also learn to surf on your own with Iguana Surf’s custom-made Costa Rica surf adventure package.