Tamarindo Beach is located in Guanacaste, in North West Costa Rica. Playa Tamarindo Beach is the most popular beach in Guanacaste, and probably Costa Rica. Many hotels are located in and around this area, including luxury beachfront hotels, ocean view hotels, small cabins and villas and other options, like condos and vacation rentals. Tours include horseback riding on the beach, surfing, snorkeling, beach tours, sunset sailing tours, sport fishing, scuba diving, snorkeling and many more. This top destination has its own airstrip, and domestic flights in connection to other Costa Rica destinations are perfectly availably daily. The area is well known for surfing and a cozy, easy - going and laid back beach atmosphere.