12 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Tamarindo, Costa Rica - Updated 2022

airbnb Tamarindo, Costa Rica

If you are ready for your next tropical adventure then this trip to Costa Rica will be one for the books. Tamarindo is along the North Pacific coast of Costa Rica with breathtaking scenery and endless activities to do. Tamarindo is definitely where you go if you want to soak up some rays and dive into the water because there are endless opportunities to do so - you can go scuba diving, snorkeling, surfing, kayaking, sailing, sport fishing, and so much more! If you want to check out some of the amazing wildlife that is native to Costa Rica you can just head to the Marino Las Baulas National Park and see if you can find the leatherback sea turtles, over 150 species of birds, and of course the monkeys (including native species - squirrel monkey, capuchins, howler monkey, and spider monkeys)! And don’t worry, there is always amazing food to taste all around the city - and if you happen to eat just a tad too much you can just dance it off at one of the local bars or discos! You’re bound to have an incredible time in Tamarindo, so check out one of these Airbnbs in Tamarindo, Costa Rica, to begin your adventure.

1. King studio with balcony (from USD 77)

Here we have a beautiful renovated studio apartment on the second floor of the Casa de Arroz (a wonderful home that has been converted into several apartment-style suites). The studio has two beds, one bathroom, kitchen, livings space, and lots of natural light. It is centrally located, being walking distance from the beach, restaurants, bars, and entertainment. You are also always surrounded by the beautiful Costa Rican wildlife! This Airbnb can comfortably accommodate three guests, a perfect place for your starting destination to accomplish your list of things to do in Guanacaste.

Casa de Arroz | Ideal Location Balcony King Studio
Tamarindo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
338 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 3 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there is also air conditioning which was awesome
did i mention the super comfy bed would definitely stay at casa arroz again
loved the extras in the kitchen coffee milk water and beer
it was spacious and had a cute kitchen with coffee special teas milk and snacks
the apartment is very confortable just like it looks in the pictures
very clean and comfortable
everything was clean and comfortable
the space is clean and big
you could feel how clean it was
the bed was clean and extremely comfortable
happy & katie are excellent hosts truly
happy is a great host we had fast responses for anything and everything
the hosts were amazing and friendly
katie and happy were great hosts
katie and happy are great host
the location was ideal
the location was perfect
amazing spot close to everything
beautiful room close to everything
this place is in a really good location basically in town and close to the beach
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2. Studio just across the street from the fine Costa Rican beach (from USD 90)

Enjoy incomparably beautiful sunsets right from where you stay with this lovely modern studio located just across the street from the beach. To make your stay truly comfortable, the studio is equipped with a full kitchen, a king bed, a water heating facility, and air conditioning. You’ll also never worry about having to buy the things you need as a supermarket is just eight minutes away from the property. Restaurants and bars can be found two blocks away. Note that laundry facilities are not present in this rental and you are advised to avail of laundry services in the town.

Beach Walk Studio: Direct Beach Access
Playa Langosta, Provincia de Guanacaste, Costa Rica
89 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
good ac hot shower and a king sized bed
outdoor shower small kitchen strong ac
place is super clean and comfortable
clean beautiful and good use of space
super clean and modern studio apartment with a king size bed
everything was wonderful - spacious sparkling clean clear instruction and communication
convenient clean stylish and overall such an amazing place to stay in tamarindo
andrea is really helpful
andrea and felicia were very responsive
andrea was an excellent host and very responsive
awesome stay beach across the street and andrea was a wonderful host
however andrea is an awesome host and we really enjoyed our stay here
awesome location and quiet neighborhood
everything you need plus great touches in an amazing location
great location right next to the beach and a short walk to tamarindo main area
this place was very cute right across from the langosta surf break very quiet and comfortable
great space and location thanks for everything
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3. Tranquil poolside bungalow (from USD 90)

Let’s start this list off with a bang with a cozy upscale Costa Rican style bungalow. This particular bungalow had one bedroom, but the hosts also have a two-bedroom bungalow available for rent. It also has one bed, one bathroom, and you’ll literally be sleeping next to a beautiful pool. You can also drink coffee with the howler monkeys and tropical birds (or at least the sounds of them!) from your private balcony. This rental also has a kitchenette, living area with daybed, and lots of hammocks to lounge on. This Airbnb can comfortably accommodate four guests.

Casa Tranquila poolside bungalow
Tamarindo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
356 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire bungalow 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the surroundings are beautiful (whole place looks like a tree house) and we felt very comfortable and safe
beautiful garden with lots of animals to see and a refreshing pool
the space was very comfortable and easy to move in to
the pool and hammock were a nice touch to the space as well as private parking area
we were able to swim comfortably and safely up to
casa tranquila was clean and comfortable
the staff takes a lot of care in cleaning the place so it’s always spotless
the bungalow was impeccably clean and perfectly appointed for a longer term stay
tidy clean space nestled in the trees with birds and monkeys right out your deck door
the villa is wonderful and well located it was clean and comfortable
jose was the perfect host
the host is extremely welcoming and accommodating
jose is a awesome host
jose was a fantastic host as well
jose is a fabulous host
great location walking distance to town
awesome location and great value
great location walking distance from town and beach
great location to walk everywhere in tamarindo
amazing place to stay the location is great
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4. King suite in bed and breakfast (from USD 119)

Yes, we have found a bed and breakfast! This spacious king suite has a contemporary design with one king bed, one private bathroom, private terrace, and living space. The bed and breakfast also has a pool and pool bar, two tennis courts, and a beachside location. And the part you have been waiting for - breakfast! Breakfast is served from 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM and includes hot and cold options like fresh fruit, pancakes, omelettes, eggs, breads, and more. This accommodation in Tamarindo can comfortably sleep two guests.

15Love bnb bedroom#1 in a Tennis & Pickleball Club
tamarindo, Costa Rica
143 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Room in boutique hotel 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi was flawless
ac and wifi was awesome
the king bed was perfect the air conditioners in each room were the quietest i've ever experienced
everything from the hammock outdoor table/chairs living room set up bedroom and bathroom setup were perfect
the breakfast and smoothies were very delicious
jaime came to clean our rooms everyday which was so nice
nice clean and neat place
the hotel was very clean and well maintained
the breakfast menu is perfect and very delicious clean sheets and towels every day
this place was so clean modern and everything was fantastic
their staff made us feel like home
oliver the owner was very nice
oliver and his staff were great hosts
the staff was very friendly and helpful
the staff was so nice and helpful
great location with a short walk to the main strip and beach
close to the action and far enough away to be peaceful
the location is beautiful and safe
great small boutique hotel vibe quiet but perfect location just 3 min walk from the strip and beach
nice room within 5 minutes walking distance to the beach
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5. Twin bed room in hostel (from USD 61)

Looking to backpack your way around Costa Rica? Then this classic family-owned hostel is calling your name. The hostel is in an extremely safe neighborhood but still close to all the restaurants, bars, entertainment, and beaches! The rental includes one bedroom with two twin beds, a private bathroom, and complete access to the common areas, which include a kitchen, free coffee all the time (because you know you’ll need it), wifi, night time security, a pool, hot tub, yoga studio and more! With so many amenities you may not want to leave! This Airbnb can comfortably accommodate two guests.

Twin beds room in a Great Hostel
Tamarindo, Provincia de Guanacaste, Costa Rica
68 reviews  Wifi Available
Room in hostel 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the a/c in the room was much appreciated too
manuel nicely gave me breakfast as well
loved la bochella de leche the room was clean and absolutely perfect for what we needed
this hostel is amazing it's very clean and right in the heart of everything
the room was clean and simple and the shared living space was comfortable and welcoming
the staff was very helpful
amazing people here both staff and guests
the front desk argentinians were very helpful and friendly
staff are very helpful and accommodating
they have staff on 24/7 so we always felt safe and able to ask questions whenever
enjoyed my stay friendly environment walking distance to the beach and good restaurants would stay again
super friendly and inviting staff great location would stay again
located very close to everything in town and the staff and owners are really helpful and nice
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6. Green village, Tamarindo beach (from USD 109)

Next up we have a pretty little apartment close to Playa Tamarindo. This apartment has one bedroom with a queen bed, one bathroom, living area with sofa bed, full kitchen, private balcony with bbq area, and access to lots of outdoor activities like biking, the beach, and hiking. This apartment is also surrounded by the beautiful birds and monkeys that are native to Costa Rica, so you’re in for a wonderful adventure! This Airbnb can comfortably accommodate three guests. Not your ordinary Costa Rican town, Tamarindo will ensure that you have the best of both worlds.

Quiet&Cozy~ Apartment~ Green Village Tamarindo.
Tamarindo, Provincia di Guanacaste, Costa Rica
234 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the two air conditioners worked great
sometimes wifi was in and out but i had cell reception so it was ok
the kitchen is well equipped and the air conditioners work well
our apartment was cosy fully equipped (with ac in both rooms) and really nice to live in
about a 8 min walk air conditioning was a life saver out there so glad we had ac
everything was clean and in order
it was clean and safe
very clean comfortable and well maintained property
the place is super clean and quiet
a great and clean place to stay in tamarindo
host were very helpful
the hosts were amazing
wonderful hosts highly recommend
they were great hosts who were responsive to questions and concerns
hosts are quick to answer questions - would definitely recommend
the location is good
super close to downtown
amazing location 10 minute walk from downtown and the beach
beautiful location and gorgeous pool
perfect location with a short walk to restaurants and beach
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7. Quiet and cozy Green Village apartment (from USD 89)

And finally, here is a cozy apartment in the Green Village neighborhood of Tamarindo. This apartment is newly renovated with one bedroom with one bed, one bathroom, living room area with sofa bed, dining area, full kitchen, balcony and more. The apartment is also part of a condominium community so you also have access to a bbq area, walking trails, and of course the monkeys! The community is also only a ten-minute walk to the city center and beaches, so you’re always close to the action. This Airbnb can comfortably accommodate three guests.

Tamarindo apartment,relaxing~ quietw/pool,jobhome#
Tamarindo, Provincia de Guanacaste, Costa Rica
152 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the pool and amenities were amazing - making it almost hard to leave the apartment
te place is a gated community with a very clean pool bbq spot hammock ac wifi kitchen etc
clean apartment with all the amenities including a full kitchen
yency and marco’s place was perfect for our stay in tamarindo it truly is a quiet and cozy place
the pool was perfect and has areas to lay out in both the shade and sunshine
very clean and comfortable
good communication and super clean
very clean and stylish apartment
beautiful and clean place
very clean and peaceful place to stay
really good service from our hosts
quick response and he owners are very nice and cordial
i can see how much care the owners take for their place
she was super responsive and so helpful
and the hosts are very kind would definitely stay here again
perfect location and super quiet
the location was fabulous just a short walk to the center of everything
close to everything and safe place
great place in a great location
close to town and good restaurants
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8. Serviced apartment in Tamarindo (from USD 65)

If you are looking for a little luxury on your stay then definitely check out this rental. This Airbnb is for a fully serviced apartment - yes fully serviced! The apartment has one bedroom, two beds, two bathrooms, with additional features including a full kitchen, living area with TV, outdoor pool, patio space with tables and chairs and more! The apartment is located near a variety of restaurants and entertainment and is just a short distance from the beach! This Airbnb can comfortably accommodate three guests.

Tamarindo Blue 5
208 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
probably one of the best night’s sleep i’ve had not being in my own bed
the space was modern and roomy and the pool was also great
nice tranquil place with a pool
the rooms were clean and modern showers and a/c were fantastic
michele is very responsive his place is clean has good amenities and a nice pool
the space was clean and quiet
it was very clean
apartment is clean quiet and spacious
the apartment was very clean and comfy
the apartment complex was so clean and the pool was sparkling clean and refreshing
the host is communicative and relaxed
helpful and friendly staff recommendable :-)
staff very friendly and helpful
michele was responsive to every message that was sent
michele is a great host and the staff is very friendly also
awesome place close to the beach and downtown
great cozy place to stay close to several places
very close to shopping organic restaurants and stores and the lovely beautiful beach
cute quaint place to stay
nice room perfect location and a fabulous pool
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9. Brand new guesthouse with a private pool (from USD 164)

Best for two guests or a couple, this brand new guesthouse located in a residential area seven minutes away from downtown features a king-sized bed in an air-conditioned bedroom, a full kitchen, and a living space designed to let the sunshine flow in. Its highlight would definitely be the outdoor bathtub and shower where you can soak away the day’s stress under the Costa Rican night sky. There’s also a minibar you can enjoy with your friends, as well as a garden and a little private pool.

Guesthouse I with private pool and bathtub
Tamarindo, Provincia de Guanacaste, Costa Rica
127 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
hot tub and pool are very good amenities to have a relaxing time
lu also is a great host
amazing hosts very romantic place be ready to wake up with the monkeys and birds noises such a plus
great place to stay very safe and calm great bathtub and a great host thank you
can access all entertainment in tamarindo from this location
super cozy and great location
great guesthouse good location and private space which makes it ideal during covid times
this place is a dream
we truly loved lu’s place
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10. Queen room by the beach

This Airbnb is a nice queen room right by the beach. The Airbnb at Playa Tamarindo is actually set up like a hotel room with contemporary finishes, one queen bed, a private bathroom, and lovely furnished outdoor space. The ground floor room is just a five-minute walk to the beach and also very close to nearby restaurants in Tamarindo. The hosts are also extremely helpful in making the most of your vacation and can aid in arranging tours of the area, airport pickup/drop offs, and suggested itineraries! This Airbnb can comfortably accommodate two guests.

300Mb fiber+co-working space+UPS(power backup), adults only (downstairs queen bed)
Tamarindo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
544 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Room in hotel 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
excellent room great ac
our room had an extremely comfortable bed excellent linens and cold ac
the light up pool at night was a great touch
the room are clean and the ac is really working well
we had a fantastic time in tamarindo made even better by this quiet comfortable convenient apartment with good wifi
the place was clean and stylish
our room was always extremely clean and cool
the rooms are spotless and wonderful
great stay at shades here in tamarindo very clean hotel with a peaceful atmosphere
the place was incredibly clean and cute
thank you viktor and staff
awesome space and all the staff were amazing
super host
very helpful staff and amazing pool
very friendly staff as well
the location was great right in the middle of town
nice pool & great location
close to great restaurants and only a 5 minute walk from the beach
great place to stay convenient location
nice rooms good location recommended
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11. Beachfront room at Tamarindo beach

This is a newly renovated beachfront apartment with beautiful views of Tamarindo beach. Your room in this apartment includes one bed, one private en suite bathroom, luggage storage, a TV, and of course those amazing views. While the apartment is just steps from the beach it is also just minutes from restaurants, the greatest surf spots, and much more! This Airbnb can comfortably accommodate two guests.

Beachfront Room at Tamarindo Beach
Costa Rica
95 reviews
Room in hotel 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
this is a nice private room with really good ac
the ac in the room kept us nice and cool at night
the apartment is very clean with hot water cold air conditioning (life saver) refrigerator tv private bathroom
real air conditioning the outside was a little run down but inside was gorgeous
the room was perfect for us
it was clean with fresh towels
the place was very clean very nice
the room was clean comfortable and cozy
the locations accommodations cleanliness was perfect
tamarindo is really trendy and clean for being a big beach destination
host was very helpful
nils was an amazing host
nils is a super host
nils is an amazing host
nils was a really relaxed and approachable host that made us feel at home
great location outside of town
the location of this house as fantastic
great place close to the beach and walking distance of everything
comfortable easy check in good location on the beach close to restaurants and stores
loved the place location is excellent
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12. Beachfront room at Playa Tamarindo

Here we have another lovely beachfront room at Playa Tamarindo. The Airbnb in Tamarindo is surrounded by the local nature you will come to love - including monkeys and iguanas! Each room here (as this building is set up like a hotel) has a queen bed, private en suite bathroom, and amazing views of the beach. Some of the things to love in Tamarindo are not only the beaches but also all the amazing restaurants and entertainment, all of which will be a short distance from the rental. This Airbnb can comfortably accommodate two guests.

Lovely Private Secure Beachfront Room Queen Bed
Tamarindo, Provincia de Guanacaste, Costa Rica
144 reviews
Room in hotel 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the ac works very well and wifi was reliable throughout the week
the room was really modern and has got nice furniture
the amenities are amazing and the shower is the best
i must say i wasn’t comfortable at this air bnb
folder in the room has some good recommendations
clean and quiet place
the place is clean and light
the bedroom is clean and as the pictures
this place is great very clean and modern
the common areas were always clean and cosy
nils was an excellent host and available
nils is a wonderful host
most of all nils is a great host
the people caring for the property were attentive and responsive
nils is a great guy and an awesome host
the location is excellent as it is conveniently located next to everything
nice place close to the beach
it’s easy to walk to tamarindo center
beautiful and quiet location from the rest of the hustle in tamarindo
great location cool wooden house next to the beginning of playa tamarindo
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Tamarindo awaits

Excited to head to Costa Rica? Get yourself to Tamarindo. Before your getaway, make sure to check out and book from these vacation rentals in Tamarindo for the coziest stay.

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