Tamarindo is among the most popular vacation destinations in Costa Rica! Besides surfing, swimming, snorkeling, sailing, kayaking, jet skiing, horseback riding and scuba diving, you can visit the nearby wildlife refuge of Diriá, as well as the Marino Las Baulas National Park, where leatherback turtles come every summer to nest and breed. Daily tours are available to other fun and interesting destinations such as the Palo Verde National Park and Rincon de la Vieja National Park.
It is a very accessible town, with great sport fishing and golf courses. In Tamarindo town you can find many things to do day and night. There are several bakeries, coffee places, outdoor vegetable market, art galleries, beauty spas and more than 50 restaurants, bars and discos with cuisines to suit every taste. It also hosts an excellent variety of hotels, from economy to luxury.