Playa Tamarindo in Costa Rica is home to a gorgeous white sandy beach. Many visitors choose to visit Tamarindo to learn to surf as the waves are ideal for beginner surfers as well as for intermediate surfers.
There are also many activities to do like scuba diving, deep sea fishing, sailing, bicycling, and horseback riding among and others; and a great selection of restaurants form all over the world.
Tamarindo is the most convenient of all Costa Rican beach towns a number of banks, a large supermarket, car rental companies, internet cafes, coffee shops, a gymnasium, etc.
There is an international airport in Liberia which is an hour drive long to Playa Tamarindo and also a regional airport in Tamarindo.
Currency is colon (Exchange rate $1 = 560 colones)