Tamarindo Guanacaste Located on the NW Pacific coast of Costa Rica Tamarindo boasts a relatively new international airport only 40 minutes from this popular surf town. With an ever increasing number of direct flights from the states and Europe Americans can get there in just a few hours. Often referred to as Costa Rica’s “Gold Coast” Guanacaste is revered for its beautiful beaches and dry tropical forests making it one of the worlds most popular eco-tourism destinations. In the late 1980s Costa Rica became a popular nature and adventure tourism destination Its main competitive advantage being a well-established system of national parks and protected areas, covering 23.4% of the country, the largest percentage in the world and home to an incredible explosion of life. For a country which has only 0.03% of the world’s landmass astoundingly it is estimated to house 5% of the world’s biodiversity. Guanacaste’s geographical features are diverse and exotic with endless options for recreation. There are countless reasons why locals and international visitors travel to Tamarindo and Guanacaste, given the diversity of life in what is one of the worlds last dry tropical rain forests and a recently designated World Heritage conservation priority. Guanacaste offers a truly unique micro climate in a country with 5 distinct micro climates. By comparison all of North America contains only 2 micro climates in a much vaster land mass. This directory’s coverage focuses on Guanacaste and our home base is Playa Tamarindo, the beating heart of Costa Rica’s Pacific coast. https://www.tamarindorentals.com Join our mailing list Success! First Name Last Name Email Subscribe Submit a Comment Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.