Tamarindo Domestic Airport, Guanacaste

Airplane from Nature Air
Airplane from Nature Air

Looking for a vacation destination that offers world-class surfing, gorgeous Guanacaste beaches, energetic nightlife and first-rate tours, all in one place? Treat yourself to an unforgettable stay in Tamarindo. You’ll have no shortage of exciting things to keep you busy. Or, if you prefer to relax and soak up the sun, you’ll fit right in with the laidback atmosphere of this charming town.

Airport Transportation

If you choose the Tamarindo Domestic Airport as your destination, you’ll touch down on a private airstrip just 15 minutes from the center of town. The Hotel El Diria owns the Tamarindo airstrip. They allow passengers to use it with the stipulation that a departure tax of just $3 be paid before departure.

The beautiful private landing strip is fully paved and surrounded by lush greenery. From the moment you arrive, you’ll feel the warm, welcoming atmosphere of Costa Rica and will understand why it’s such a popular vacation destination.

Most nearby hotels will pick you up from the airport if you arrange transportation with them when you reserve a room. If you forget to arrange transportation beforehand or if your chosen hotel does not offer transportation, you won’t have any problem finding a taxi near the airport area.

Things to Do

Whether you’re traveling solo, with your significant other or an entire group of people, there is no shortage of things to do in Tamarindo. You can also make this quaint town your touring base camp, since it is conveniently-located on the Costa Rica Pacific Coast and surrounded by marvelous beaches and must-see cities, including Playa Avellanas, Ocotal, Marino las Baulas Natl. Park, Hacienda Pinilla, Playa Grande, Brasilito, el Coco, Negra and Langosta.

No matter where you stay, you’ll enjoy quick and convenient access to various bars, authentic restaurants, and various activities.

Whether you’re an adventure-seeker or you prefer to relax by the beach and forget all your cares, Tamarindo Costa Rica has a destination that’s perfect for you. Try SCUBA diving or snorkeling at the Agua Rica Diving Center, or take an exciting sport fishing day trip on a beautiful and safe boat equipped with the latest technology. You can even learn the basics of the Spanish language in some of the Language Schools located in downtown Tamarindo.

Flight Options

You have more than one option when it comes to arranging your flight to Tamarindo. You can easily book your flight with Nature Air or Sansa airlines. Both offer regular flights and land in Tamarindo on a daily basis. If you’re staying in or near San Jose but want to visit Tamarindo as part of your vacation, Nature Air and Sansa both offer multiple flights to the Tamarindo Domestic Airport from San Jose International Airport.

Last-Minute Flight Booking

Looking for ways to book last-minute flights once you arrive in Costa Rica? You can find a Nature Air travel desk at the Hotel El Diria. Sansa has a conveniently-located booking office in Tamarindo. The goal of these booking offices is to help you arrange the transportation you need to fully enjoy all the sights and activities Tamarindo and the surrounding area has to offer.

Nearby Airports

If you’re more comfortable flying into a larger international airport, the Daniel Oduber International Airport in Liberia is just a 45 minute drive from Tamarindo Domestic Airport. As with every airport in the area, you can easily find transportation in the form of taxis or rental cars. Book today and get ready to enjoy the vacation of a lifetime in beautiful Tamarindo.

Guanacaste Escape Adventure Tour
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Costa Rica Beach & National Park Tour
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Where to Stay near Tamarindo Domestic Airport

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Los Altos de Eros Boutique Hotel & Spa
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Best Western Tamarindo Vista Villas
Starting at $66 / night
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Jardín del Edén Boutique Hotel
Starting at $179 / night
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Hotel Luna Llena
Starting at $130 / night
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The Coast Beachfront Hotel
Starting at $163 / night
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Selina Tamarindo
Starting at $45 / night per person
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Hotel Tamarindo Diria Beach Resort
Starting at $209 / night
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Hotel Pasatiempo
Starting at $86 / night

Things to Do near Tamarindo Domestic Airport

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Coyote Sportfishing Tamarindo
Starting at $475 / Day
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Del Mar Surf Camp - Nosara
Starting at $65 / person