Tamarindo in the province of Guanacaste, Costa Rica, is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. It is a popular surfing destination for both locals and tourists alike. Despite its popularity, the Circuito Nacional de Surf de Costa Rica (CNS) has often neglected Tamarindo’s beaches when selecting venues for their surf competitions.
Surfing is now one of the most popular sports, with 23 million people surfing the world’s beaches, and global market sales expected to hit $13.2 billion by 2017. One place that surfers flock to is Costa Rica, which offers surfing locales like Tamarindo. This article from The Costa Rica News explains what draws surfboard-totting tourists to this Central American country