10 Best Beachfront Vrbo Rentals In Tamarindo, Costa Rica - Updated 2022

vrbo tamarindo beachfront

Tamarindo was made famous in the 1994 surfing film “Endless Summer II”, and became Costa Rica’s top surf and party destination. The town offers gorgeous beaches, great waves for surfing, and clear waters for swimming and diving. The town also offers the charms of the Las Baulas National Marine Park, where Playa Grande is a major nesting site for leatherback turtles. A visit to the Tamarindo Wildlife Refuge reveals protected creatures such as crocodiles and howler monkeys. In the town itself, some of Costa Rica’s best restaurants are to be found as well as well-priced lodging options. Read below to find out about some of the best beachfront Vrbo rentals in Tamarindo, Costa Rica.

1. Beautiful four-bedroom Sunrise Condominium, steps from the beach (from USD 330)

This spacious, four-bedroom condo is located in the Sunrise Condominium Resort. The place is just a few steps away from the beach, restaurants, and shopping in the heart of town. Guests have access to a large outdoor pool and children’s pool, while the complex is surrounded by restaurants, banks, and shops, including surf shops. Located on the ground floor, the living area features a television with satellite or cable channels and high-speed internet. The fully equipped kitchen has granite counters, a breakfast bar, and all necessary appliances. A barbeque grill is available on the terrace. The master bedroom features a king-size bed, while the second and third have queen-size beds and the fourth has two single beds. Three bathrooms each have a shower and toilet.

Fácilmente la mejor ubicación en Tamarindo - Cerca playa y centro de la ciudad
97 reviews  Wifi Available
condo 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
the condo was spacious and clean
the property is beautiful clean the waterfall adds a lot of beauty to the pool
the staff was always helpful
place was awesome hosts were great
excellent value friendly owner excellent location spacious accommodation and very nice pool
great location central to everything
excellent location and beautiful unit
well equipped and great location
the condo is in the perfect location within walking distance to all of tamarindo
what a fantastic location beautiful pool and very close to the beach restaurants and small supermarket
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2. Palatial two-story penthouse condo at the beach (from USD 711)

This attractive and beautifully designed double-story penthouse apartment is ideal for a big family or group of friends. Located right at the beach, the penthouse offers beautiful views. A hot tub is available in one of the balconies, while there is a large swimming pool in the complex. The living area features a TV with satellite or cable channels and an internet connection. Air-conditioning is available throughout. The kitchen has everything needed for cooking. The master and second bedrooms have queen-size beds, while the third and fourth have twin beds. The fifth bedroom has a double bed. All five bathrooms each have a shower and toilet.

Penthouse de dos pisos y 5 habitaciones en la playa de Tamarindo- Nuevo
44 reviews  Wifi Available
House 12 Guests 5 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the furniture in the common areas is new and it's very comfortable
someone taped the fan control so we could not turn it on
pool was perfect temp would definitely come back - no question
it was a peaceful ocean view & overlooked the waterfall pool (which we used & loved a lot)
the beds were very comfortable pillows were fine
a housekeeper came to clean every morning
clean spacious and private bedrooms with baths
the pool area was clean and never really crowded
joel sharon and the owner dan were fantastic
the owner stepped in to make sure we had everything we needed
but the owner has given us our days to use next year and we really appreciate that
she is friendly & did not feel invasive during our stay
this property is all about location it's a great spot
ultimately i landed on 4 due to the overall location & grounds of the property which were superb
quick shower and a walk away from many fine restaurants as recommended by joel (property manager)
you can walk everywhere joel made several restaurant suggestions and they were all excellent
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3. Luxurious four-bedroom villa with pool, steps from the beach (from USD 350)

Located in the heart of Tamarindo Beach, Casa del Rey Villa is steps from the beach, restaurants, shopping, and nightlife. The living area has a Smart TV with cable channels, free Wi-Fi, a sofa bed, and opens up on to a furnished patio, while the gourmet kitchen is fully equipped with stainless steel appliances and a breakfast island. The barbecue area is ideal for outdoor cooking. All rooms are air-conditioned for comfort. Three master suites feature king-size beds with the option of an additional queen-size air mattress. A fourth bedroom has twin beds. The villa has three bathrooms and one half-bath.

Lujosa villa de 4 dormitorios en la playa de Tamarindo, piscina privada, pasos de la playa, sueño 8-10
102 reviews  Wifi Available
villa 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the two rooms have communicating balcony with nice views on the tree tops and roofs
the kitchen is well equipped and there is a washer and a dryer that work perfectly well
there was plenty of space to hangout and cook and the rooms were very comfortable
the studio apartment was perfect for my son daughter-in-law and young grandson
the pool was very clean and was also serviced daily for cleaning
it is clean and has everything you need
once again it was a very positive experience everything is well maintained and clean
great house get layout management staff was excellent as was the owner
the owner/manager was a delight to work with and the home just simply wonderful
easy check in very accommodating
great property close to town
the location is excellent you can walk to the beach stores and restaurants within minutes
short walk to beach was great
location is ideal its a short walk to the ocean and tons of restaurants in the surrounding area
close to the beach and good restaurants
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4. Luxury family stay at Villa Cascada at the beach (from USD 1350)

This luxurious home is ideal for large families or groups of friends and is located directly on the beach. The property has a two-tiered pool overlooking the sea, and a poolside patio and barbecue area. A spacious living room features a flat-screen TV with satellite or cable channels, and free Wi-Fi is available throughout. The gourmet, eat-in kitchen has everything necessary for cooking, and a private chef is available if required. Sleeping arrangements include the Apartment Suite, with a king-size bed and two single beds. A twin bedroom suite can be converted into a king-size. The second bedroom in the main house has twin beds and the Casita is a large, stand-alone suite with a garden patio and a king-size bed. The master bedroom has a king-size bed and two patios overlooking the ocean.

VILLA CASCADA - Luxury Oceanfront Villa ideal for family and friends vacations
Tamarindo , Guanacaste, CR
15 Guests 6 Bedrooms 6 Bathrooms

5. Spacious condo steps from the beach, restaurants, and shops (from USD 250)

This spacious three-bedroom condo has three decks, beautiful ocean views, and is steps from the sand. The great room is beautifully furnished and has plenty of room for guests to relax and watch on a 55-inch flat-screen TV. The kitchen comes fully equipped for daily cooking and opens on to a beautiful terrace for outdoor living. The master bedroom has a king-size bed, sofa bed, and sliding doors on to a private deck. The second bedroom has a king-size bed, two single beds, a futon, and a private deck. The third bedroom has a king-size bed, two queen-size beds, and a sofa bed.

Get Away ahora! Condo de lujo de 2200 pies cuadrados Tamarindo
39 reviews  Wifi Available
condo 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 7
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the views from the pool were awesome
the bedding and furniture is in excellent condition large tv huge kitchen
very comfortable patio chairs and the permanent awning is perfect to keep it shaded (important) in the afternoon
kitchen was great size for 4 of us
very nice condo with large rooms and a beautiful deck
the condo itself is spacious new modern and clean
the pool and bbq area were quiet and clean
there is a very nice pool with clean and working grills for you to use
it was clean well appointed well managed secure and spacious
the property was perfect for a short stay; pool bbq area all very clean
the property manager and staff were very helpful
antonio (property manager) was most accommodating and friendly
the property manager antonio was responsive and helpful
he was friendly and responsive
the check in process was easy and antonio was very responsive to our communications
the location of this condo is excellent
easy walk to the beach and town (mainly the n end)
it's not far and a relatively easy walk but reserving a golf cart early would have been wise
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6. Enjoy a stay in this guest suite or studio, steps from the beach (from USD 199)

Fonda del Mar is located on the beachfront in a Tamarindo gated enclave. The property offers two options – a guest suite on the second floor or a ground-floor studio apartment. The guest suite has a well-equipped kitchen and dining area, as well as a living and sleeping area with comfortable chairs, a flat-screen TV, and a queen-size bed. The studio apartment has an efficient kitchenette with the basics for cooking, as well as a seating area with a flat-screen TV and a queen-size bed. Both options have bathrooms with showers, air-conditioning, and free Wi-Fi. A pool and barbeque area are available to guests.

Suite o estudio frente a la playa
31 reviews
guest house 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the kitchen was well equipped the bed very comfortable and the ac was great for sleeping
the beach is literally under a 100 ft from the property and the pool area is fabulous
the pool area was spectacular pictures don’t do it justice
this room was the highlight of our time in tamarindo
the pool was fantastic including a cabana
very clean and housekeeper was in often and very helpful
great accommodation with plenty of space and very clean
the staff is incredible taking care of every need
the owners were most gracious as was the manager of the property
the property is beautiful and the staff was nice
also the manager was very friendly and helpful we can't wait to come back
prior to our visit kyle and jolene were very helpful with questions with prompt replies
there are 3 grocery stores close by for food and wine and ample good restaurants to walk to
5 min walk into town and some of the best restaurants
everything was spectacular beautiful accommodation great security great location
the town itself (a 10 mintue walk) made getting around quite easy
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7. Spectacular penthouse condo right on the beach (from USD 328)

This two-story luxury penthouse condo is located right on the beach in Tamarindo. Each level has a spacious balcony overlooking the Pacific. There is also a beautifully furnished terrace on the ground floor. The living room has a bamboo roof and ceiling fan, plus a large flat-screen TV and DVD player. Wireless internet is available throughout. The modern kitchen comes well-equipped with granite countertops and stainless steel appliances. Two master suites have king-size, four-poster beds while the guest room has twin beds. The penthouse has three bathrooms and one half-bath.

Espectacular condominio en la playa!
89 reviews  Wifi Available
condo 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy :

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
furnishings are nice & comfortable
beds are like sleeping on plywood
the views from the balconies were amazing and my daughters loved the pool
cons: safe didn’t work master bedroom shower didn’t work and powder room toilet didn’t work
the property was clean and well stocked with amazing views
great security very friendly staff
we also loved the gate staff - they were friendly and helpful
rpm was incredibly helpful with excellent suggestions and arrangements; and the condo owner was also very responsive
loved the place and location
easy to rent good location nice pool and walking beach
24 hr guarded entrance safe & secure location
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8. Cozy artisan bungalow on the beach in Tamarindo (from USD 245)

Located on the white-sand beach, Ocho Artisan Bungalow is a luxurious bungalow for up to five guests. It offers a beach and jungle experience and is close to restaurants and shops. The outdoor area features a swimming pool and bar. The bungalow offers air-conditioning, a living room with a flat-screen TV, and a well-equipped kitchen with all necessary utensils and appliances. The bedroom has a king-size bed and two single beds, and guests have access to a bathroom and an outdoor shower.

Ocho Artisan Bungalow in Playa Tamarindo - we are located right on the beach
Playa Tamarindo, Guanacaste, CR
5 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

9. Perfect stay in Blue Lagoon beach house

Blue Lagoon is a secluded, private beach house located directly on the sand, and is a seven-minute walk from town. Guests have access to a one-room, second-floor apartment with a balcony, a full kitchen, and a living room with a television with satellite or cable channels. An Internet connection is provided. The bedroom has a queen-size bed while there is a queen-size sofa bed in the living room and the apartment has one bathroom. Share the pool with the owners who stay in the main house.

Blue Lagoon; Beachfront Paradise on Tamarindo Beach
29 reviews  Wifi Available
guest house 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cottage is very comfortable
then return home to the beautiful grounds that are truly amazing pool and private apartment
the clean lovingly maintained accommodations met our needs perfectly
the property is absolutely gorgeous with luscious gardens and wildlife (even during the dry season)
the property was clean and in a good location and all was fine except for the stairs
jim and tiziana were amazing hosts
our hosts were friendly generous and hospitable
jim and tiziana were very gracious and were great hosts
our hosts were very helpful and had spot on dining suggestions
jim and tiziana are such gracious hosts and are always available for travel advice or help when needed
all the finest restaurants and shopping are within a short beachwalk from this fabulous location
even though this place is within walking distance to town it feels private secure and peaceful
out of the park wonderful
the beach location is among the best tamarindo has to offer
we had a great time at blue lagoon the location was perfect for us
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10. Oceanfront penthouse with hot tub right on the beach

This spectacular three-bedroom penthouse overlooks the beach in Tamarindo, steps from the sand. Both levels feature spacious balconies offering views of the Pacific. Downstairs, there is a terrace that is spacious and is furnished with a hot tub. The living room has a bamboo roof and ceiling fan, and a flat-screen TV with a DVD player. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout. The gourmet kitchen offers stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, and all necessary appliances. Two master suites feature king-size four-poster beds, while the guest room has two single beds. Three bathrooms and a half-bath are available for guests’ use.

23 reviews  Wifi Available
condo 7 Guests 3 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the view was awesome as you could see the beach the pool beautiful nature all around
each bedroom has it's own bathroom which was perfect for the big group
clean and very well maintained
the property was clean and comfortable
the entire condo was clean and neatly arranged
we were absolutely thrilled with the condo itself which was spacious and very well appointed
it is spacious clean and close to town
they staff were very friendly
the managing company was very responsive on any questions and provided great service for our tours
the owner and management staff we all very helpful answering all questions very timely
property manager was helpful with advice about tours restaurants
everyone was so friendly and helpful
we found the location to be just perfect
location was terrific for getting around
the condo is in a great location close enough to tamarindo to drive or walk there
oh yeah location is second to none
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Experience everything Tamarindo has to offer

This beautiful area of Costa Rica is ideal for relaxing on the beach, catching a tan, or surfing the waves. Additionally, you can also enjoy the world beneath the waves while scuba diving or snorkeling. Make sure you also explore the Las Baulas National Marine Park and the Tamarindo Wildlife Refuge during your comfortable stay in one of the best beachfront Vrbo rentals in Tamarindo, Costa Rica.

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Anne Sewell was born in England, but has spent most of her life in Africa - Malawi, Zimbabwe and South Africa - and now resides on the beautiful Costa del Sol in southern Spain. She loves writing...Read more

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