Surfing Tamarindo is fun for the beginner and pro! The most popular wave around Tamarindo to catch by surfers is an average ten feet right-hander that breaks left to the middle of the Tamarindo beach. The waters here are full of beginner surfers learning to ride the waves. Rent a soft longboard and you can even learn it yourself here, just ask some random surfers for direction. If you’re more experienced you should go closer to the river mouth where the waves are much higher around rising tide. You should be able to control your board on all the other waves on Tamarindo beach before going here! Fun fact; you can sometimes see a crocodile near the river mouth. If you want so surf some less crowded places you should asks some locals for advice and if you prove yourself worthy enough they will show you the best beaches to surf around Tamarindo.
A number of surf schools and surf camps line up on the main strech of road in Tamarindo. Surf lessons hover around $30-50 for 90-120 minutes of pure Costa Rican surfing practices. Most surf schools lend you the surfboard for the rest of the day or for a few hours so you can perfect your new learned surfing skills. If you want a full day of surfing on other beaches next to playa Tamarindo you can also visit these schools for surfing packages. You can also rent surf equipment if you forgot to bring your own surfboard, crazy if you can surf! Some surf schools offer accommodation if you book a full package, fun if you want to control the board on the hardest waves of Tamarindo. Searching for surf maestro or a job as a surfing instructor? Well try one of these surfclubs: Banana Surf Club, Blue Trailz, Costa Rica Surf Club or Witch’s Rock Surf Camp.