Local Business

News:

The Tamarindo News - English and Spanish local news website.
Tico Times - English Costa Rican news site specializing in local and international news
The Howler Magazine - Guanacaste’s local online and print English language magazine
The Costa Rica Star - A fantastic English language online newspaper
The Costa Rica News - Another great English language online newspaper

Transportation/Airlines:

Nature Air - Central America’s fastest growing airline, Nature Air offers domestic flights in Costa Rica, as well as flights to the neighboring countries of Nicaragua and Panama.
Tamarindo Shuttle - Local shuttle bus service with affordable rates from Liberia and San Jose airports to many beach towns in Guanacaste. 
Xplore Costa Rica - Tamarindo Beach Tours, Activities & Transfers

Hotels/Hostels:

Tamarindo Diria - Tamarindo’s premier beach front hotel 
Capitan Suizo Beachfront Hotel - An environmentally conscious boutique beach front hotel
Witch's Rock Surf Camp - Tamarindo’s premier hotel, restaurant and surf camp
Rocky Point Cabinas - Hotel & Tex-Mex Restaurant in Playa Negra
La Oveja Negra Surf Camp & Hostel - Great hostel in Tamarindo that offers surf tours and lessons.
Tamarindo Bay
La Ramona
Hotel Pasatiempo

Tours:

Marlin Del Rey - Tamarindo’s largest sailing tour offering sunset tours every day.
Rhino Charger - Deep sea fishing charter
Kingpin Sport Fishing - Chartered sport fishing tours operated by a licensed US Coast Guard captain.
Capullo Sport Fishing - Sport fishing tour operator with locations in Tamarindo, Flamingo, Conchal, and Carrillo.
Pedro's Fishing Tours - Family Operated. Catch & Eat!
Sail Antares - Gourmet Sunset Sailing Tours
Arenas - Awesome tour operator featuring ATV tours, kayaking, stand up paddling, surf lessons, canopy, and more.

Restaurants:

Wok & Roll - Asian fusion restaurant and oyster bar
La Bodega - One of the best organic breakfast and lunch menu’s in town.
Tico To Go - Tamarindo’s number one restaurant delivery service.
Nogui's Restaurant - Beachfront Dining & Sunset Happy Hour
Shrimp Hole - Tamarindo’s casual seafood bar and restaurant serving delicious, sustainably sourced, Costa Rican shrimp.
Seasons by Shlomy
Dragonfly Bar & Grill
Langosta Beach Club
Pangas

 

Weddings:

Perennial Weddings - Will work with you to make every detail perfect for your Costa Rican wedding
Four Winds Weddings & Events - Plan your wedding on one of the many beautiful beaches on Costa Rica’s west coast.

Car Rentals:

Alamo - Offers fantastic daily rates 
Hertz Rent-a-Car - Use your Hertz points during your stay in Tamarindo. 
Adobe Rent-a-Car - Located in the center of town, Adobe offers competitive rates for visitors who want their own transportation.

Schools:

La Paz Community School - Internationally accredited bilingual private school serving preschool through high school.
Costa Rica International Academy - Dual accredited (US/Costa Rica) academy that maintains a focus on college preparation.

Language Programs:

WAYRA Instituto de Español - Local high level Spanish language learning program
EF Language School Tamarindo - Globally recognized Spanish language program with a location right in Tamarindo
Institute for Spanish Language Studies - Worldwide language program featuring Spanish, surf and lodging packages

Bookstore:

Jaime Peligro Bookstore - Books, Music, maps, postcards, stamps & mailbox

Surf Shops/Board Shapers:

Witch's Rock Surf Camp - Tamarindo’s premier surf camp, home of the legendary Robert August, of Endless Summer
Che Boards - Makers of top quality custom surfboards.

Dental services:

Dental Tourism - Tamarindo Dental Center - General dentistry and emergency services
Pacific Smile - This dentist gets fantastic reviews

 

Miscellaneous:

Guaitil Pottery - Pre-Columbian Ceramics Gallery & Studio
Pacific Coast Storage - AC Self-Storage, Shipping, Covered Car & Boat Parking
Tamarindo Directory - Connecting the Tamarindo business community with visitors
The Leatherbacks - Rockin’ Tamarindo Beach, Costa Rica since 1997
P & D Lawyers - A great source for legal help with buying real estate in Costa Rica

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While my computer is still running here, I'd like to take the opportunity to thank you for your help during our stay.
When we first came to your office, we were in dire straights and in desperate need of assistance. Andrea was extremely compassionate, spoke with candor, and had a "can do attitude" that was of immense help.
In addition, Andrea has put us in contact with Steve, with whom we are working, preparing to view a little property that might be just what we are looking for at this particular time.
In addition, having gotten to know Andrea personally as well as professionally has been our great pleasure. I wanted to let you know what a tremendous asset she is to your company. She is a great treasure -- a one in a million.

Tina Parker, Costa Rica

Laurel and Tony,
The both of you were fantastic with us throughout the property search and purchase process. As we had mentioned, two other attempts to find thorough, attentive, responsive agents to work with in Tamarindo were failures. I expect that we are more work to deal with than many others as we asked a lot of thorough and analytical questions and expected responses to all of them. You two never failed to deliver. The organization and execution of our condo shopping trip in January was excellent and the fact that you two devoted 2 full days to us, around our schedule, to get this deal done was key to our success. The selection of properties that Laurel planned out, including a few places above and below our target zone helped us to refine our interests. We truly appreciated your interest in our success. This could easily have been very stressful for us, and yet, it wasn’t. Thank you very much.
As a side note, when we walked into the Coldwell Banker office randomly with no appointment in November had we not found your office staff patient and accommodating from the start we would have simply walked on to the next agency. Your staff deserves special mention for getting us interested in the agency to begin with.
We will give you some advance notice before we make our first trip down so that we can plan to get together for lunch or dinner. We are tentatively planning on somewhere in the last 2 weeks of May, as soon as our son gets out of school for the summer.

Dan Batliner, Costa Rica

We are- UNHAPPILY- home safe. Would much rather be back in Tamarindo. THANK YOU FOR EVERYTHING you did to make our stay a joy ! We look very much forward to seeing you on our next trip to Costa Rica. PURA VIDA !

Steve Perry, Costa Rica

We had so much fun at Buena Vista. Thanks for arranging that with Memo.
I also want to say many thanks for all that you have done. We have enjoyed Costa Rica and I have found you so helpful with everything and a pleasure to deal with that it was a very stress free vacation. When I do come back here hopefully you will still be doing what what you do.
Our last couple of days will be spent enjoying the sunshine and eating at great restaurants. Sincerely,

Tara, Kevin and Roy., Costa Rica

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