#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.

Playa Tamarindo, Costa Rica

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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Reduced from $780k! This modern, brand new home was constructed in 2017 and is located in the exclusive neighborhood of Playa Langosta. You’re situated just ste...
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6.0 beds
6.0 bath
Tamarindo, Costa Rica Latitude: 10.28948
Longitude: -85.8511
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3.0 bath
Tamarindo, Costa Rica Latitude: 10.287515
Longitude: -85.850572
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Finca El Flor is a perfect retreat for creatives seeking a serene, nature lovers, horse lovers, and natural Costa Rican experience. Tamarindo and Hacienda Pin...
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5.0 beds
5.0 bath
Tamarindo, Costa Rica Latitude: 10.324202
Longitude: -85.79075
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