Best Tamarindo Costa Rica Hotels

Below are the best Tamarindo Costa Rica hotels that can fit all types of budgets and styles of travels. For families and couples looking for numerous resort style amenities the Hotel Tamarindo Diria Beach Resort and Marriott Guanacaste Resort and Spa are ideal. Upscale adults who are searching for a boutique property should try the Tamarindo Bay Boutique Hotel, Ocho Artisan Bungalows and Esplendor Tamarindo. When you are seeking more seclusion try the Hotel Capitan Suizo as well as the Cala Luna Luxury Boutique Hotel and Villas and the Los Altos de Eros is perfect with an all-inclusive option for meals. Value oriented families and travelers will be pleased with the Best Western Tamarindo Vista Villas which offers full kitchens and the amenities at Hotel Arco Iris.

  • Best Western Tamarindo Vista Villas

    Best Western Tamarindo Vista Villas

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    Address: 1000 Calle Principal Tamarindo Guanacaste

    The Best Western Tamarindo Vista Villas are an ideal value oriented Tamarindo Costa Rica hotel that is great for families and travelers who are seeking a lively atmosphere close to the beach. Located 5-minutes north of Tamarindo, the Best Western Tamarindo Vista Villas are perched on a hilltop overlooking Tamarindo Bay and you have a 5-minute walk to northern section of Playa Tamarindo as well as a 20-minute drive to Playa Grande. The Best Western Tamarindo Vista Villas has a modern Spanish two floor architectural style with 39 rooms and suites which have a varying tropical decor. Ocean view rooms are spacious with a choice of bedding and a private balcony. Junior suites are one-bedroom units with a separate living room and private balcony with tropical views. One-bedroom Pilsen, Tropical and Corona suites have a separate living room, a choice of bedding, full kitchen and a private patio that features views of the gardens or ocean. Two-bedroom units include the Imperial suite and Surf Villa which have a choice of bedding, a separate living room, a full kitchen and a private balcony that has views of the jungle or ocean. The Best Western Tamarindo Costa Rica hotel is a short walk to the northern section of Playa Tamarindo where you will find lots of room to lounge on the sand and you have access to numerous types of non-motorized watersport equipment from standup paddleboards to snorkeling gear to surf boards. The Best Western Tamarindo Vista Villas are quick drive to Las Baulas National Marine Park, Playa Conchal and under 2-hours away from Palo Verde National Park. The Best Western Vista Villas has a nice freshwater swimming pool with a waterfall and swim-up bar but does not offer a fitness center. Dining onsite includes a complimentary breakfast as well as lunch and dinner at the poolside Secret Spot. Offsite dining within a short walk includes Sprout for Costa Rican delights, Eat at Joe’s has Mexican dishes and NOI Bistro Tamarindo prepares Mediterranean specialties. Nightlife includes a lively happy hour at the Secret Spot and live music on selected nights with salsa dancing or you can walk a short distance to Aqua Discoteque or the Volcano Brewing Company.



    Los Altos de Eros Tamarindo Costa Rica hotel

    Los Altos de Eros in Tamarindo

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    Address: 2 kms sur Sabanero Eco Lodge Playa Tamarindo Canafistula Guanacaste

    Los Altos de Eros is one of the best luxury boutique adults-only Tamarindo Costa Rica hotels for adult travelers who are searching for solitude and a semi-all-inclusive property. Located 20-minutes from Tamarindo and 10-minutes away from Playa Avellana, the Los Altos de Eros are situated on a hillside within 28-acres of lush tropical paradise which overlooks the Pacific Ocean in the distance. The Los Altos de Eros has a Spanish colonial two story architectural design with 6 rooms and suites that have a rustic Caribbean interior. Poolside rooms have 269 square feet with a choice of bedding and a furnished patio. Euros and the detached suites are sized at 484 square feet with a sofa sleeper and enlarged terrace/balcony area overlooking the pool or tropical landscape. The Los Altos de Eros offers a complimentary shuttle to several beaches which include Playa Avellana, Playa Tamarindo and you can take a 10-mile drive to Playa Blanca. Once at one of these beaches you will find plenty of room to lounge on the sand and numerous watersport activities which you can arrange for onsite with the concierge. Los Altos de Eros Tamarindo Costa Rica hotel is also within 3-miles to the Black Stallion Eco Park and Estates, 8-miles from Las Baulas National Marine Park and 2-hours away from Palo Verde National Park. The Los Altos de Eros has a nice freshwater swimming pool with sundeck, a fitness center and full service spa onsite. Dining includes a complimentary breakfast and you can add lunch as well as dinner service to an all-inclusive plan. Dining options offsite require a short drive to Black Stallion Cafe and Surf Saloon, Antichi Sapori serves Italian and El Chilito Mexican Grill prepares Mexican specialties. Nightlife is quiet within this resort and will require a 20-minute drive to Tamarindo where you will find Aqua Discoteque, El Garito and the Loose Moose Garage.

    Hotel Capitan Suizo

    Hotel Capitan Suizo in Tamarindo

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    Address: 1 km South from Tamarindo Downtown on the road to Playa Langosta Tamarindo Guanacaste

    If you are seeking a laidback upper-mid-range Tamarindo Costa Rica hotel that is perfect for couples who like solitude then the Hotel Capitan Suizo is a superb choice. Located on the southern edge of Playa Tamarindo, the Hotel Capitan Suizo is situated on 5-acres of lush tropical gardens that offer direct beach access and just a short walk into the town of Tamarindo. The Hotel Capitan Suizo has a modern Spanish two floor architectural style with 35 rooms and suites that have a rustic Caribbean decor. All accommodations have a private balcony/patio with garden or beachfront views. Superior rooms have 463 square feet with an open floorplan that includes a choice of bedding and a sofa sleeper. Stand-alone bungalows are 861 square feet with an open floorplan that consists of floor to ceiling windows, a Jacuzzi, a sofa sleeper and an enlarged outdoor patio area. Beachfront suites are sized similar with a large integrated living/sleeping area and a terrace as well as a balcony. The four-bedroom suite has a separate living room/dining area, 2-bathrooms and a wraparound balcony. The Hotel El Capitan Suizo is steps from the southern edge of Playa Tamarindo which draws fewer crowds that leads to more space for lounging in solitude and you will find a plethora of watersport activities including free use of boogie boards as well as kayak rentals onsite. The El Capitan Suizo Tamarindo Costa Rica hotel is 0.5-miles from the Tamarindo Farmers Market, 4.5-miles away from Playa Avellana and you are less than 10-miles to the Monkey Park. The Hotel El Capitan Suizo has a lagoon-style freshwater swimming pool with a shaded deck, a shopping boutique and you have complimentary access to Revive Wellness Center at Langosta Beach Club which is a 4-minute walk. Dining includes a free breakfast and El Barco Capitan Suizo Restaurant serves ala carte lunch and dinner. Offsite dining selections within walking distance are numerous with the Shrimp Hole, Cafe Tico Tamarindo and Enea’s La Vera Cucina Italiana. Nightlife includes live music at El Barco on selected nights or a cold libation at the Pacifico Bar, Sharkey’s and you are less than 1-mile to Volcano Brewing Company.

    Cala Luna Luxury Boutique Hotel and Villas

    Cala Luna Luxury Boutique Hotel and Villas in Tamarindo

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    Address: Playa Langosta Tamarindo Guanacaste

    The Cala Luna Luxury Boutique Hotel and Villas is a superb upscale Tamarindo Costa Rica hotel that is ideal for families and couples who wish to be close to the beach as well as pampered during their stay. Located 5-minutes south of Tamarindo by car, the Cala Luna Luxury Boutique Hotel and Villas are situated within a lush tropical landscape within a 5-minute walk to Playa Langosta as well as 1-mile from Playa Tamarindo. The Cala Luna Luxury Boutique Hotel and Villas have a Caribbean one story architectural design with 39 rooms, suites and villas that feature a contemporary pre-Columbian interior. All rooms, suites and villas have a private patio/terrace that offers views of the garden. Deluxe rooms are 560 square feet with a choice of bedding. One-bedroom Lifestyle suites have 700 square feet with a separate living room and enlarged outdoor living space. Two-bedroom villas have 1,614 square feet with a separate living room, 2-bathrooms, kitchen area and a private pool. Three-bedroom villas are sized at 2,152 square feet with a separate living room, kitchen area, 3-bathrooms and a private pool. The Cala Luna Luxury Boutique Tamarindo Costa Rica hotel is a short 5-minute walk to Playa Langosta where you will find a small rocky beach area with better swimming during high tide. You can arrange for your favorite watersport adventure onsite and there is a surfing school for lessons. Free use of beach cruisers help you negotiate going to Tamarindo for shopping or the beach. The Cala Luna Luxury Boutique Hotel and Villas is a short 1-mile walk to Playa Tamarindo, 3-miles away from Las Baulas National Marine Park and 8-miles to Playa Conchal. The resort boasts a nice freshwater swimming pool with a tropical sundeck, complimentary yoga lessons and a full service spa. Dining onsite includes a complimentary breakfast at Cala Luna Restaurant which serves all three meals. Offsite dining choices within a short walk include El Sapo Ristopizza Cocktail Bar for Italian, the Surf Shack Burgers and Wings as well as Walters Fish and Cheeses. Nightlife incudes an evening cocktail party onsite and you will need to make a short 1-mile drive to El Garito or Sharkey’s for dancing.

    Hotel Tamarindo Diria Beach Resort

    Hotel Tamarindo Diria Beach Resort

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    Address: Tamarindo Beach Tamarindo Guanacaste

    When you are searching for an upper-mid-range Tamarindo Costa Rica hotel that has a lively atmosphere and is directly on the beach then the Hotel Tamarindo Diria Beach Resort is an ideal selection. Located in the heart of Tamarindo, the Hotel Tamarindo Diria Beach Resort is situated on more than 10-acres of lush tropical gardens directly on Playa Tamarindo overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Hotel Tamarindo Diria Beach Resort consists of three areas which are the Sunset directly on the beach, the family-friendly Lagoon area and an adults-only section named the Tropicana. The three areas are composed of numerous Spanish colonial three floor architectural styled buildings with 238 rooms and suites which boast a contemporary Caribbean decor. Standard rooms throughout the resort are 269 square feet with a choice of bedding and post offer a private balcony that features views of the gardens, pool areas and Pacific Ocean. Junior suites are available in the adults-only Tropicana section and have 538 square feet with an integrated sleeping/living area as well as a private terrace that boasts views of the pool or ocean. The Hotel Tamarindo Diria Beach Resort offers direct access to Playa Tamarindo where you will find complimentary beach equipment, good swimming as well as a plethora of watersport activities which can be arranged onsite and there is a beach bar. The Diria Beach Resort Tamarindo Costa Rica hotel sports an easy drive or walk to many attractions such as 0.5-miles to Las Baulas National Marine Park, 7.5-miles to Playa Conchal and children will be thrilled with pLEGO Kids Club which is 1-mile away from the property. Onsite amenities are plentiful with four freshwater swimming pools which include an ocean view, adults-only and lagoon style pools with swim-up bars as well as a children’s pool. Other amenities include a fitness center, tennis courts and garden massages. Dining at the Hotel Tamarindo Diria Beach Resort includes complimentary breakfast and five restaurants which are Matapalo for lunch and dinner; Diria has dinner service; the Flying Bull grills steaks at dinner; Gallo Fino prepares BBQ and there is pizza at Nari. Offsite dining selections within an easy walk include Santa Rita Cafe, Patagonia Argentinian Grill and Restaurant and the Bamboo Sushi Club. Nightlife is plentiful onsite with gambling at the Diria Casino, live performances in the amphitheater and live music at the Flying Bull as well as the Media Luna Bar.

    JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort and Spa

    JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort and Spa in Tamarindo

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    Address: Playa Mansita, Hacienda Pinilla Pinilla Guanacaste

    If you are looking for a luxury Tamarindo Costa Rica hotel that is ideal for families and offers a full range of resort style amenities then the JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort and Spa is a perfect choice. Located 30-minutes south of Tamarindo in the exclusive Hacienda Pinilla Complex, the JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort and Spa are situated directly on Playa Mansita and only 5-minutes from Playa Avellana. The JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort and Spa is a collection of Spanish three story architecturally designed buildings with 301 rooms and suites that have a contemporary interior. All rooms and suites have a private balcony that offers a view of the gardens, pool area or Pacific Ocean. Rooms are sized at 566 square feet with a choice of bedding, floor to ceiling windows and choice of view. One-bedroom suites are 1,390 square feet with a separate living room, floor to ceiling windows, 1.5-bathrooms and a choice of view. The one-bedroom Presidential suite has 2,442 square feet with a separate living room and dining room, a private plunge pool, floor to ceiling windows, 1.5-bathrooms as well as an oceanfront view. The JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort and Spa has a great spot on Playa Mansita which is a small beach area that offers space to relax and you can arrange for your favorite watersport adventure onsite. The resort is 4-miles away from pLEGO Kids Club and Bolas Locas Mini Golf and adults have access to the Hacienda Pinilla Golf Club which is 1-mile from the property. The JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort and Spa has a great kid’s club with organized activities for children, a playground and children’s pool. The resort has a 25,000 square feet freshwater Infinity swimming pool which is the largest in Central America as well as a nice sundeck overlooking the Pacific Ocean, a fitness center and there is a full service spa. Dining is plentiful onsite with seven restaurants that include the Mansita Restaurant for all three meals; the Azul Pool Bar serves lunch, the Azul Grill prepares lunch and dinner; the Sabanero Steak House as well as the Tamarine are open for dinner and there are small plates at the Nau Lobby Bar and the Azul Terrace. Nightlife onsite incudes live music at the Nau Lobby Bar or you can drive to Tamarindo for other activities in the evening.

    Esplendor Hotel Tamarindo

    Esplendor Hotel Tamarindo

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    Address: 200m Al E Y 800m Al N Del Bco, Ncal. De Tamarindo Tamarindo Guanacaste

    The Esplendor Hotel Tamarindo is a fantastic mid-range Tamarindo Costa Rica hotel for couples and families that are searching for extra amenities as well as easy beach access. Located minutes from the center of Tamaridno, the Esplendor Hotel Tamarindo is situated 5-minutes from Playa Tamarindo and you can take a free shuttle to Playa Langosta where you have access to Langosta Beach Club. The Esplendor Hotel Tamarindo has a modern five floor architectural style with 104 rooms which boast a contemporary decor. All rooms are 431 square feet with a choice of bedding and a private balcony that has views of the Pacific Ocean or jungle landscape. The Esplendor Hotel Tamarindo is short 5-minute walk to Playa Tamarindo and you can take the free shuttle to Playa Langosta where you will have access to Langosta Beach Club which sports amenities such as a freshwater swimming pool overlooking the Pacific Ocean, a restaurant and bar as well as beach and watersport equipment. The Esplendor Hotel Tamarindo can help arrange all of your adventures from ziplining to hiking to fishing to scuba diving. The hotel is 3-miles away from the Las Baulas National Marine Park, Black Stallion Eco Park and Estates as well as Hacienda Pinilla Golf Club. The Esplendor Tamarindo Costa Rica hotel boasts a nice freshwater swimming pool with a sundeck, fitness center and a full service spa onsite. Dining includes a complimentary breakfast and you can indulge in dinner at Pura Vista Restaurant. Offsite dining choices within walking distance include Antichi Sapori for Italian, the Waffle Monkey and the Flying Bull prepares steaks. Nightlife can include Surf Club Sports Bar for billiards, Pacifico Bar and painting at True Colors while you enjoy a cold libation.

    Hotel Arco Iris

    Hotel Arco Iris in Tamarindo

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    Address: Playa Tamarindo Tamarindo Guanacaste

    When you are seeking a mid-range boutique Tamarindo Costa Rica hotel that is great for couples and has easy access to the beach then you should stay at the Hotel Arco Iris. Located 7-minutes by foot to the center of Tamarindo, the Hotel Arco Iris is less than a 5-minute walk to Playa Tamarindo and is less than 3-miles from Playa Langosta. The Hotel Arco Iris has 5 rustic chic style bungalows as well as 8 deluxe rooms in a larger two story building which have a contemporary interior. Bungalows range in size from 225 to 275 square feet with a private patio and a garden view. Deluxe rooms have 323 square feet with a choice of bedding and a private balcony that offers views of the gardens as well as pool area. The Hotel Arco Iris is a short 5-minute walk to Playa Tamarindo where there is nice sand for lounging and an assortment of watersport activities can be found including good swimming. The Hotel Arco Iris Tamarindo Costa Rica hotel is a short distance from several attractions such as 3-miles from Las Baulas National Marine Park, 5-miles to Playa Avellana and less than 8-miles to Playa Conchal. The Hotel Arco Iris has a great freshwater swimming pool with a sundeck within a manicured garden but does not offer a fitness center. Dining onsite includes a complimentary breakfast and Seasons by Schlomy serves dinner. Offsite dining selections within an easy walk are plentiful with La Pachanga for Italian, Dragonfly Bar and Grill prepares Fusion dishes and NOI Bistro Tamarindo serves Latin cuisine. Nightlife is also only a short walk away with drinks at El Garito and you can find Las Vegas style gambling at Casino Diria.

    Tamarindo Bay Boutique Hotel

    Tamarindo Bay Boutique Hotel

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    Address: 100 metros sur del Banco Nacional Playa Tamarindo Tamarindo Guanacaste

    If you are searching for an adults-only boutique Tamarindo Costa Rica hotel which offers several onsite amenities and is close to the beach then you should try the Tamarindo Bay Boutique Hotel. Located in the central Tamarindo, the Tamarindo Bay Boutique Hotel is a 10-minute walk to Playa Tamarindo and you are less than 3-miles away from Las Baulas National Marine Park. The Tamarindo Bay Boutique Hotel has a modern two floor architectural style with 9 rooms and suites which sport a contemporary zen decor. Standard rooms are 291 square feet with a king bed and a private patio with garden views. Premium double queen rooms have 377 square feet with a private balcony that has a pool view. Deluxe king rooms are sized at 431 square feet with poolside views from a private patio. One-bedroom deluxe king suites have 860 square feet with a separate living room and a private sun terrace that has a pool view. The Tamarindo Costa Rica hotel Bay Boutique is less than 0.5-miles to Playa Tamarindo where you can relax on plenty of sand with complimentary beach equipment as well as enjoy free use of boogie boards and snorkeling gear. The property offers complimentary bicycles in the form of beach cruisers and mountain bikes. The Tamarindo Bay Boutique Hotel is within walking distance to the town’s center where you will find shopping, the Tamarindo Farmers Market and you are 9-miles from the Monkey Park. The property has a nice freshwater swimming pool with a sundeck surrounded by lush vegetation and in-room massages are available but there is not a fitness center onsite. Dining options include a complimentary breakfast and you can arrange for a romantic dinner to be prepared for you poolside. Other offsite dining choices are numerous within a short walk that includes Seasons by Shlomy for Mediterranean specialties, La Bodega has Costa Rican cuisine and the Green Papaya Taco Bar serves Mexican dishes. Nightlife within walking distance includes Sharkey’s, Pacifico Bar and the Volcano Brewing Company.

    Ocho Artisan Bungalows

    Ocho Artisan Bungalows in Tamarindo

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    Address: 300 meters south from SUPER 2001 Playa Tamarindo Tamarindo Guanacaste

    When you are looking for a boutique Tamarindo Costa Rica hotel that is on the beach and perfect for families as well as all types of travelers then you should book at the Ocho Artisan Bungalows. Located in Tamarindo along the Pacific Ocean coastline, the Ocho Artisan Bungalows are situated overlooking the Tamarindo Bay and are just steps away from the white sands of Playa Tamarindo. Ocho Artisans Bungalows have a single story rustic wood architectural design with 7 bungalows which sport a natural jungle wood interior. One-bedroom bungalows are sized between 600 to 700 square feet with three beds, a separate living space, a full kitchen, floor to ceiling windows and a private patio that sports a view of the jungle or Pacific Ocean. Two-bedroom villas have 1,184 square feet with a separate living room that has a sofa sleeper, a full kitchen, 2-bathrooms, floor to ceiling windows and private patio that boasts ocean views. Three-bedroom villas are sized at 2,153 square feet with a separate living room that contains a sofa sleeper, a full kitchen, 2-bathrooms, floor to ceiling windows and private patio that has views of the jungle as well as the ocean. The Ocho Artisans Bungalows have a great spot on Playa Tamarindo where you can lounge on the white sands, swim and you can arrange for your favorite watersport activities such as kayaking, snorkeling and surfing onsite. The Ocho Artisans Bungalows is within walking distance to downtown Tamarindo where families will find Bolas Locas Mini Golf and you are 10-miles away from Las Baulas de Guanacaste National Marine Park, Las Baulas National Marine Park as well as within 4-miles to ziplining fun at Black Stallion Eco Park and Estates. The Ocho Artisans Bungalows Tamarindo Costa Rica hotel have a nice freshwater swimming pool with a sundeck that overlooks the Pacific Ocean but does not offer a fitness center or restaurant onsite. Dining options include a leisurely home cooked meal in your bungalow and you will find plenty of offsite dining choices within walking distance such as Enea’s La Vera Cucina Italiana, the Shrimp Hole serves seafood as well as Cafe Tico Tamarindo prepares Costa Rican specialties. Nightlife within a short walk includes a quiet sunset on the beach, dancing at Aqua Discoteque or El Garito and there is gambling at Casino Diria.



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