Renting a house in Tamarindo is a feasible option for those who enjoy traveling. It allows you to stay at a house near the beach for a short period of time, then have the rest of your vacation time free to explore the rest of the country, and perhaps even Nicaragua while you’re at it. Tamarindo is a beautiful beach town who lives by the Costa Rican saying “Pura Vida” which means pure life. It refers to a laidback, happy way of living. This is the type of feeling you will get just being in Tamarindo, Costa Rica.
The homes in Tamarindo are all in close proximity to the beach which makes it convenient for you to walk from your rented home to the beach for a little surfing or tanning. You will also be in close proximity to various shops, restaurants and vending carts with fresh Costa Rica specialties. There are several surf shops in Tamarindo of various prices that can assist you with loaning out surf boards or even giving private surfing lessons. Tamarindo is known as one of the best surfing towns in Central America, which is a major reason many flock to Costa Rica.
People with summer homes or vacation homes in Tamarindo often put their homes for rent while away. This location is a favorite one by many tourists and vacation homes for rent often fill up fast. Its best to contact the home owners as soon as possible as to arrange a time the home is open for rent. You may need to plan this months ahead of time in order to find a home. The closer it gets to the date you want to arrive, the more expensive it is going to be. Renting a home can be a more affordable plan than staying at a hotel, and you can even probably stay for a longer time.
Sometimes groups of people will decide to rent a Tamarindo home together to save extra money. They will split the cost of the rent and all share the place. This is probably one of the most affordable ways to live in Tamarindo for an extended period of time. Your neighbors will more than likely be expats from all over the world. There are very few Costa Ricans that live in this area, but tend to live in nearby towns such as Santa Rosa and Villareal, Guanacaste.