If you’re looking for the best places to stay in Tamarindo, you’ve come to the right place, here you will find a large selection of the best hotels, hostels, B&B, and cabinas in Tamarindo, and of course with the best deals so you can compare and get the best rates for your vacations in Costa Rica.
Tamarindo is a coastal town located on the Pacific side of Costa Rica, in the province of Guanacaste. Guanacaste is famous for its many surf spots, tourist hangouts, and focus on eco-tourism. Tamarindo is one of the major places for tourists to go on the Nicoya Peninsula.
A little more than 30 years ago Tamarindo was home to around two-dozen Tico families. Then the classic surf film Endless Summer II put the town on the map, and it quickly burgeoned into a veritable southern California.
Check our Tamarindo Travel Guide for more information about this beautiful coastal town.
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Beachfront Hotels in Tamarindo
Hotel La Palapa Tamarindo
If you want to relax and enjoy your vacations in Tamarindo, this is the right place for you.
This Hotel is situated in the best-rated area of Tamarindo, Costa Rica. It’s right on the ocean, so you don’t need to cross a road to get to the beach.
There’s something about a beautiful sunset that makes the travel experience complete, the perfect end to a perfect day in Costa Rica, and Hotel Lapalapa Tamarindo will offer you one every day.
Jardin del Eden Boutique Hotel (Adults Only)
High-standard beachfront hotel perfect for retreat and relaxation.
Jardin del Eden Boutique Hotel is an exceptional property to be found in Tamarindo, Costa Rica.
The Swimming Pool area and its gardens are absolutely immaculate, a real tropical paradise.
It also features a spa and wellness center. The on-site poolside restaurant features a blend of Asian, Mediterranean, and Central American flavors made from fresh local ingredients.
Hotels near Tamarindo Beach
Located in front of Tamarindo Beach, 2.5 min from the local airport, Cabinas Zullymar offers a tropical garden, free WiFi, and a furnished terrace overlooking the garden.
The apartments are fully equipped with a private kitchen and the bedroom has a double bed and private bathroom.
Hotel Mar Rey
Located just across the road from Tamarindo Beach, Hotel Mar Rey offers an outdoor pool surrounded by tropical gardens. Each room features air conditioning, satellite TV, and a balcony overlooking the pool. All rooms include a small dining area with a microwave, coffee maker, and fridge. The private bathrooms have a bath or shower.
Hostels in Tamarindo
La Oveja Tamarindo Hostel & Surf Camp
This Tamarindo Hostel features an on-site surfing school, free Wi-Fi, awesome staff, a great vibe at night, live music, and good food.
It has a good atmosphere if you are looking for a dynamic young backpacker hostel
The rooms here are air-conditioned and include a small seating area and a shared bathroom.
There is also a large dormitory room with lockers.
Hostel La Oveja Negra is just 200 m away from the beach.
Coral Reef Surf Hostel and Camp
Offering a restaurant, Coral Reef Surf Hostel and Camp offers rooms with air conditioning and free WiFi. The dorms offer a private bathroom and the private rooms have a large shared bathroom. There is a full kitchen with a microwave, refrigerator and all guests can enjoy free coffee in the morning.
The hostel features a furnished patio, TV-corner, ping pong tables, and barbecue facilities. There is also a surfboard storage space.
Best 5 stars Hotel in Tamarindo
Tamarindo Diria Beach Resort
Featuring three outdoor swimming pools overlooking the Pacific Ocean, Tamarindo Diria Beach Resort has a beautiful setting on Tamarindo Beach. This large resort has 5 restaurants, 4 bars, a spa, and a casino.
The attractive rooms at Tamarindo Diria Beach Resort offer garden, pool, or ocean views. All accommodations have a seating area, a mini-bar, and a flat-screen TV.
Set overlooking the ocean, Diriá Restaurant offers a varied buffet for breakfast and dinner, while Matapalo serves Costa Rican dishes, steak, and seafood on its terrace. There is also a pizzeria, a beach bar, a cocktail lounge, and a café.
There are tennis courts nearby, and guests receive discounts at the Tamarindo Diria’s golf course, located 1.2 mi away. Las Baulas National Park is less than 0.6 mi from the resort.
Playa Conchal and Playa Flamingo are within 25 minutes’ drive of Tamarindo. Daniel Oduber International Airport is 40 mi away.