#40 Tamarindo, Costa Rica

Population: Just over 3,500
Average Annual Temp: 84°F
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Tamarindo is a beach town ideally located on Costa Rica’s northwest Pacific coast. The busy two-mile stretch of white sand is a top tourist destinations in Costa Rica. It hosts a multicultural community and several international surf competitions throughout the year.

A one-hour jaunt from Daniel Oduber International Airport in Liberia, Tamarindo is easily accessible. The surf town is also popular for its vast national marine preserves and wildlife estuaries. Expats select Tamarindo for it’s solid infrastructure, modern conveniences and relaxed, family-oriented lifestyle. Activities include surfing, fishing, sailing and windsurfing, snorkeling and canoeing, exploring mangroves, horseback and ATV riding, canopy tours and ziplining, golfing and deep sea excursions.

Real estate prices and cost of living are higher in Tamarindo than in other parts of Costa Rica. But it still offers many attractive real estate options for expats and investors. Luxury residences and villas and condos in gated communities are available. For expats who wish to grow their own foods, there are small farms available in the area.

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Real Estate in Tamarindo, Costa Rica

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Villa Lantana is a spacious three bedroom, 3 ½ bathroom condominium located in the much-desired Villa Verde 1 development. It’s just a short walk to the dazzlin...
3.0 beds
3.5 bath
Tamarindo, Costa Rica Latitude: 10.2992746
Longitude: -85.8371058
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Welcome to Casa Bali, a new construction ocean-view home in Tamarindo. This beautifully designed home was completed in September 2022 and boasts views of Tamari...
Single Family Home
4.0 beds
4.5 bath
Tamarindo, Costa Rica Latitude: 10.2972226
Longitude: -85.833081
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Welcome to the listing of #29, Porto Cervo.  
 This modern 3 bedroom home is one of the first homes to be situated in the newest project in Tamarindo. The locat...
Single Family Home
3.0 beds
2.0 bath
Tamarindo, Costa Rica Latitude: 10.309
Longitude: -85.83412
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