Tamarindo Things to Do

  • Blue Dolphin Catamarans - Happy Girls (2009)
    Blue Dolphin Catamarans - Happy Girls...
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  • Horseback riding
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  • Iguana Surf (2010)
    Iguana Surf (2010)
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  • 1. Surf

    There is a great little island just a kayak ride away from Playa Tamarindo. You can easily see it from the beach and it is a great little workout and you get some sun. Once you get to the island you...

  • 2. Snorkel or Dive

    "There it is, underneath us!" I look down into the clear blue water and see the white underside of giant tail fin, almost half the size of our boat, slowly rotating. The whale surfaces right in front...

  • 3. Beach

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    This is the only close white sand beach around. The white sand is thousands of tiny broken up sea shells which makes the water look so light blue! Its a very cool place to hang out but pretty...

  • 4. Turtles...

    Turtle tours. Watching the endangered leatherback turtle come onto the beach at night and lay eggs. Surfing. A world destination site with 4 breaks within 20 mins from Tamarindo. Diving. Sharks, rays,...

  • 5. Animals

    the pelicans were a little bit more cooperative but definitely quicker than my camera to plunge for a fish and then fly away in a flash... anyway I was more stubborn than them as my travelogue...

  • 6. Watch the Sunset

    It is always a popular activity at any west-facing beach to watch the sunset. The sunsets at Tamarindo are gorgeous. It is nice to sit on the beach and just enjoy the view. There are several...

  • 7. Canopy Tours

    When the sign read "canopy tour", I envisioned a guided walk in which the guide would point out birds, monkeys, and foliage. Instead, I was quickly harnessed and strapped on a zip line to swing...

  • 8. Sharky's Sports Bar

    Sharky's has a really great selection of craft beers, like Lost Coast's Great White which is on tap there. They also play all kinds of sports games, and have special events every night of the week!...

  • 9. Walk and Eat

    It's nice to just walk around town... you see so much... and see things to do later... if you like to drink its cool to just walk from bar to restaurant... and just see the atmosphere for later......

  • 10. Souvenir Shopping

    Do all your souvenor shopping in Tamarindo. The main street has plenty of shops for all your needs. The prices are very reasonable here, and so is the quality. You can find anything related to...

  • 11. Horseback riding

    There are so many places that will set up a horse back riding tour for you. It cost about $40 per person for a 2 hour tour along the beach. You also have the option to ride through the forrest for a...

  • 12. Problems

    My friend and I were going to meet here. But be careful because I guess there are two places with the same name. He finally found me after a long journey. We swam in the fas-fluorescents and slept in...


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