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The Best Things to Do in Tamarindo

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Popular things to do in Tamarindo

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Surfing remains the main reason to take a trip to Tamarindo, as the beachside town is mostly known for its excellent waves. Different areas of the town's main beach offer breaks of varying difficulty, making a Tamarindo vacation suitable for surfers of all levels, from beginner to expert. Fishing is another popular thing to do in Tamarindo--the town makes the most of its location near a saltwater estuary. As you plan your Tamarindo holiday, keep in mind that conditions for big-wave surfing are at their best in November and December. Plan your trip to Tamarindo and other Costa Rica destinations using our handy Costa Rica trip planner.

Side trips from Tamarindo

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Hidden gems in Tamarindo

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Shopping in Tamarindo

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Adventure in Tamarindo

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Wildlife in Tamarindo

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