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Tamarindo, Costa Rica is a town located on the north-west coast of the country. It is a popular tourist destination due to its beautiful beaches and surfing.
1. Bring bug spray! The mosquitoes here are no joke.
2. If you're looking for a party, Tamarindo is the place to be. But if you're looking for a more relaxed atmosphere, you might want to try a different town.
3. The surfing here is really great, so if you're a fan of the sport, you'll definitely want to check it out.
4. You can find some really good deals on accommodation if you book in advance.
5. There are plenty of activities to keep you busy during the day, including zip lining, horseback riding, and hiking.
There are many great travel experiences to be had in Tamarindo, Costa Rica, but some of the most popular include surfing, fishing, and exploring the nearby national parks.
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