5 Things to Do in Tamarindo

In this article we want to share you 5 things you must do to say that you were in Tamarindo.

5 Things to Do in Tamarindo

1.Scuba Diving

In the 2004 the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica received the award Readers’ Choice, awarded by the magazine Rodale’s Scuba Diving as one of the 5 best destinations of the world for advanced diving.

Diving in Tamarindo you will find stingrays, turtles, white sharks and lot of different fishes as marlins, tuna and mere. Some tours offer scuba diving at night.

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2. Have fun on Boat Tours in Tamarindo

Whether that travel in couples, alone, in family or with friends you can enjoy boat tours in Tamarindo, fun and relax at the same time. The seaside village has several tourism agencies that organize tours and excursions by boat in Tamarindo. Most are boats of 35 and 40 passengers and some are larger catamarans that up to 80 people. You will see them moored in the Bay of Playa Tamarindo in Guanacaste.

Boat tours depart daily and usually last between four and five hours. There are tours during the morning or the afternoon, it is ideal to take advantage of the sunset.

The tour allows a bit of everything. You can enjoy to be relaxed on the ship with a cocktail or swim into the sea and practice kayak or snorkel in the warm tropical waters while you see dolphins and reef fish.

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3. Surf in Tamarindo

For water sports lovers, Costa Rica is a paradise. The country is worldwide known by its coastal extensions that offer a wide variety of beaches of white sand. Its coasts, lakes, waves and reefs make of the country a special place where you can practice several activities as fishing sport, diving and surf. We must talk about surf in Tamarindo.

It is very difficult to refer to Tamarindo without talking about this sport. This beach town, located on the Northern Pacific coast, is one of the best surfing destinations in Costa Rica. If you’re a professional surfer or if you have never get into a surf board, Tamarindo is an excellent destination for surfing all year round.

One of the reasons why this beach is so popular is because it is perfect for beginners to the most experienced surfers; There is a wave for every type of surfer.

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4.  Make a night tour near Playa Grande to see the world’s largest turtles laying their eggs

Laúd, known as Baulas turtles in Costa Rica, not only are the world’s largest turtles, but also the largest reptile, since they can weigh 250 to 700 kg and have a length of 1 to 2 meters.

The females come to land to lay their eggs from October to may at Playa Grande, 13 km north of Tamarindo. Observe these animals during the night and see the spawning is a very exciting experience.

5. Enjoy a happy hour at the beach watching a beautiful sunset 

The ideal plan in Tamarindo is relaxing with a cool cocktail and enjoy the beautiful sunset. The “ChiliGuaro”, for example, is a very popular Costa Rican drink. Its preparation was born from the combination of Guaro Cacique (the national drink of Costa Rica) with chile, tabasco, lemon juice, tomato juice and salt.