5 Tamarindo Surf Spots for Beginners

Tamarindo beginner surfing

Tamarindo offers plenty of surf spots, even for brand-new beginners

Tamarindo may be known for many things, but great surf is arguably our greatest claim to fame. And with good reason: We’re smack dab in the center of Guanacaste’s famed Gold Coast beaches, where pumping surf and huge breaks have inspired die-hard surfers for decades. But, what about Tamarindo beginner surfing spots – namely, are there any?

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Coffee in Tamarindo

Costa Rican coffee latte

Costa Rican coffee in Tamarindo: It’s as good as you’ve heard!

Coffee – it’s as central to Costa Rica’s identity as lush jungles and rich biodiversity. In fact, café played a defining role in Costa Rica’s history and economy since the late 18th Century.

Production originated around 1779 in the Central Valley region, near Costa Rica’s capital city of San José. Locals discovered the land to be extremely conducive to growing coffee due to its fertile soil and cooler temperatures. Because of these conditions, Costa Rica’s coffee production remains centered in the San Jose/Central Valley area to this day.

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