Along the whole beach there are different points for surfer, between tamarind and Big Beach. This is also a popular beach with good lefts and rights; off-shore winds. N° 1 the best part for surfers is to the north in front of Las Tortugas Hotel. N° 2 in front of the Hotel Villa Baula the wave is but soft and himself the house. N° 3 calls it the Post 13 and the wave is but strong. Access: by land. Tide: Functions with any kind of tide. Swells: North and northwest, also from the South. Bottom: Sandy. Feet: 2 to 8. Season: December to March. Stars: 3. 


Indra Inn Boutique Hotel Ph +506-2653-4834 Email: Indra Inn is an idyllic space in the center of Playa Grande. It is located 800 meters from the beautiful beach with Leatherback Turtles and 365 days of waves. There are 7 rooms all with orthopedic mattresses, modern A/C units, ceiling fans, and large private bathrooms with warm water.  There are also hammocks hung up all over the property to properly relax. Breakfast is included in the price and the owners live onsite, so there service is excellent. “Indra Inn is a one minute walk to 4 distinct, delicious restaurants.”


Playa Grande Surf Camp Ph +506 2653-1074


Hotel & Restaurante Cantarana Ph + 2653-0486. E-mail: Single/ doubles only with breakfast 53/ 76 US$, with breakfast and dinner 71/ 104 US$. It has 10 rooms with air conditioning and a bathroom with hot water. There is a swimming pool and a restaurant serving European meals, offering massages and kayak hire. 

Hotel Bula Bula Ph + 506 2653-097 E-mail: 



Hotel Glamping Flor y Bambú    2249 5603 E-mail: 



Hotel La Marejada Ph + 506 2653-0594/ 1-800-559-3415 (Canada & USA). Email: Located 200 m South of Minae and of the Beach.Each room with air-conditioning and ceiling fans features a queen-size bed, bathroom with hot water shower, swimming pool and a safe is available for the guests. A refreshing pool and tropically landscaped grounds offer the guests a space to relax. Green Season May 15 – Nov 15 to 65 US$ night/ High Season Nov 16 – May 14 to 82 US$ night/ Peak Season Dec 23 – Jan 7 to 94 US$ night. All rates based on double occupancy. Triple maximum occupancy additional 12 US$ night. MasterCard and Visa accepted.


Rip Jak Inn Ph + 506 2653-1636,  USA TOLL FREE 1-800-808-4605 E-mail:  The Rip Jack Inn has 8 individually decorated rooms nestled among lush foliage that includes banana, palm, and almond trees, tropical flowers and much more. Each room has a private bath with hot water, air conditioning and an orthopedic mattress. Rooms are also equipped with coffee makers. The restaurant, Upstairs @ the Rip Jack is on the second floor nestled in the trees and boasts a panoramic view of the Pacific. Their executive chef, James Spratling, has created unique menu dishes that highlight the freshest local ingredients. Join us for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner. Upstairs @ the Rip Jack is also available for Weddings & Special Events. During your stay, take advantage of onsite yoga, massage and surf lessons. A multitude of activities including; sailing, golf, scuba diving, are offered nearby. Of course, we strongly recommend setting aside a lot of time for some good old-fashioned relaxation – Costa Rican style at the Rip Jack Inn!



Matos Surf Shop – PLAYA GRANDE Ph + 506 2652-9227. Across Kike’s | Open 8am to 7Pm Everyday. E-mail: Service we offer at Playa Grande: Full Surf Shop, Accesories, Surfboards Buy, Sell Rentals and Repair, Professional Surf Photography and Videography, Surf Lessons, Surf Trips, Clothing and Local Souvenirs. Tamarindo Harcore Division Ph +506 2653-0845 Sunrise mall Unit #4 Next to UPS Across From Las Palmeras minisuper.  Open 8am to 8Pm Everyday. Service we offer at the Hardcore Division: Full Surf Shop, Best Brand Accessories, Performance Surfboards Buy, Sell Rentals and Repair, Professional Surf Photography and Videography, Surf Trips, Performance Surf Clothing. TAMARINDO SURF SCHOOL. Service we offer at the Surf School: Full Surf Shop, Accessories, Surfboards Sell & Rentals, Professional Surf Photography and Videography, Surf Trips, Original Surf Clothing and Souvenirs.


Frijoles Locos Surf Shop Ph + 506 2652-9235/ Cell + 506 8354-2044. E-mail Located adjacent to Playa Grande School, on the left hand side as you head towards the beach. Offering surfboards, boogie board, paddle board, beach chair, skim board, and bicycle rentals. A full retail surf shop, featuring Volcom products, a wide range of clothing for the whole family, beach towels, souvenirs, sunblock, everything you need for the beach. Surf lessons, surf trips, tour reservations, local area recommendations for places to eat sleep and relax!



Point Break Surf School Ph + 506 8866-4148 E-mail: Playa Grande, Guanacaste