Explore the best Tamarindo area surf breaks


Costa Rica is famous for its surf and Tamarindo and the surrounding beaches offer a wide range of options, great to enjoy the waves or to practice and further improve your surfing skills. With breaks at tropical beaches and with year-round water temperatures well above 25C (77F), leave your wetsuit at home and pack some extra sunscreen.


The advanced surf holiday package is for intermediate and advanced surfers. During surf trips, one of our knowledgeable local surf guides will take you to the best breaks in Tamarindo and nearby beaches such as Playa Grande, Avellanas and Playa Negra. Your surf guide will lead you to the best waves and, if you want to improve your skills, give you helpful hints and tips to get to the next level. To allow you maximum surf time, unlimited board rental and swapping is included so you can adapt your board to the wave conditions or try new shapes. To complete your Tamarindo surf holiday, a cool excursion is included. So simply choose the duration of your holiday, the type of accommodation and you are ready to head into those waves!

Our LUXURY and DISTINCTIVE lodging options also include:


Our advanced surf holidays are available in 3, 5 and 7-night packages. Below you can see what is included:





Liberia airport

private transfer




One of or our experienced local surf coaches will take you to the best breaks in Tamarindo and the nearby beaches. During the 3 to 5-hour trip, you will be guided towards the best waves and will receive useful hints to improve your skills. Our guide will select the surf trip destination based on actual conditions, your preferences and surf skills. The surf trips include transportation, a knowledgeable surf guide, drinks and a snack to rehydrate and replenish after your surf session. 


Unlimited board rental and swapping is included in your package, so you can maximize your time in the water. With over 60 boards to choose from, you can easily find a board adapted to the surf conditions or test some different shapes and sizes.


To complete your package, one thrilling tour, such as kayaking and snorkeling, horseback riding, a canopy tour, turtle nesting tour, or an estuary boat tour. For packages with Luxury or Distinctive accommodation, you can also opt for one of our premium excursions such as a sunset cruise or ATV tour. An upgrade to premium excursions is available at a surcharge with Value accommodation.


All our packages include accommodation for your stay. We have selected the best options for you in Tamarindo. If you are looking for something budget-friendly, choose our VALUE option in an award-winning hostel steps from the beach. Looking for more LUXURY? Choose an all-ocean view rooms resort with an infinity pool overlooking Tamarindo bay. And finally, the DISTINCTIVE option for the ultimate experience of an adults-only high-end boutique hotel nested in an oasis of lush tropical gardens close the beach. Our Luxury and Distinctive come with daily breakfast included, while our Value option offers kitchen facilities to prepare your own meals.


​Choosing a package with Luxury or Distinctive accommodation means your return airport transportation is included in your package. Your private driver will await you at Liberia airport and will drop you at your hotel after a short one-hour transfer in a comfortable air-conditioned van. For extra convenience, bottled water is provided during your transfer. If you have opted for a Value package or require transportation to or from other destinations in Costa Rica, let us know so we can provide you with options.  

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Tamarindo, Costa Rica, has a wide range of accommodation options available, so we have selected our favorites to offer you the best choice for your Tamarindo vacation. We have selected a budget-friendly VALUE option, a LUXURY resort hotel and a DISTINCTIVE option, the best upscale adults-only hotel Tamarindo has on offer. Click below to find out more about the different accommodation options available for your package.

Costa Rica Surf Holiday Budget


Hostel fun near the beach. Stay in a private room or a shared dorm room.

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All ocean view suites, overlooking the Tamarindo bay from the hill tops.

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Adults-only opulence in this tranquil oasis of tropical gardens

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Below you will find the prices for your Advanced Surf package for the different accommodation options in Tamarindo. Our prices are in US dollar and include all taxes and charges, so no surprises! Traveling with children? Let us know as we might need to adapt the package to ensure a fun and safe kids holiday. This might affect the content of the package and pricing.

All prices are per person in US dollar and include all taxes and charges.


Advanced Surf package with accommodation at Blue Trailz Hostel

A surcharge of US$ 5 per person per night applies for stays 23 Dec – 2 Jan.


Advanced Surf package with accommodation at Wyndham Esplendor

A surcharge of US$ 45 per room per night applies for stays 23 Dec – 2 Jan, Easter week and during the Tamarindo Marathon.


Advanced Surf package with accommodation in adults-only Jardin del Eden Hotel

A surcharge of US$ 25 per room per night applies for stays 23 Dec – 2 Jan, Easter week and during the Tamarindo Marathon.

Mandatory dinner for Christmas and New Year's Eve not included.