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Tamarindo Extension

4 Days FROM USD 795



If you’re looking for a beach break in a Costa Rican paradise, this four day Chimu Excursion to Tamarindo is for you. Tamarindo is a popular surf destination, made famous by the 1994 surfing movie ‘Endless Summer II’. The area has three beautiful golden sandy beaches, plenty of water activities, a relaxed vibe and great foodie scene thanks to plenty of fantastic restaurants. You will have plenty of time to relax with two whole free days to take your pick of the activities on offer or to sit back on the beach. Your tour will end in Manuel Antonio after taking a jungle crocodile safari on the Tarcoles River. There, you might just find yourself smiling at a Costa Rican Crocodile among other wildlife.

On this all-encompassing personalised itinerary, Chimu will provide travel logistics for your travel party for the duration of your journey, plus expert guides for all the major sightseeing as per itinerary.  Each night you will stay in superior accommodation, handpicked by our experienced team for their creature comforts, convenient locations, and impeccable service. 

Trip Code: CRCVTE

Travel Style: Extension Package

Location: Costa Rica

Flights: Ask us to help book your flights to/from Central America.


  • Enjoy two whole free days in Tamarindo, Costa Rica’s most popular beachside destination

  • Choose to relax or get involved in water activities such as Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP), fishing, snorkelling, scuba diving or even horse riding

  • Meet a Costa Rican apex predator during a jungle crocodile safari on the Tarcoles River


You will arrive in Tamarindo, a popular surf destination on Costa Rica’s Pacific coastline. Tourists flock to surf the waves of Tamarindo’s golden sandy beaches. Close to the town is Playa Tamarindo, while further afield you can discover Playa Langosta and Playa Grande. There are a number of water activities available in Playa Tamarindo, such as SUP, fishing and snorkelling while in town you can wander the local markets or dine at one of the many fantastic restaurants.

Transfer to Tamarindo

Today is a free day to relax and enjoy the surf, sand and sunshine of Tamarindo. You can choose to take a walk along the soft, golden sandy beach of Playa Tamarindo, enlist in a surfing class or even go horseback riding. It’s up to you. Whatever you choose, you are sure to enjoy all that this tropical destination has to offer.

Tamarindo free day

Perhaps use this free day in Tamarindo to explore a little further afield? Situated in Las Baulas National Marine Park, Playa Grande is a major nesting site for leatherback turtles and in Tamarindo you might choose to book a half day tour to see the turtles and visit the national park. Alternatively, head to Playa Langosta. There is a jungle walk to the beach and it’s a little bit quieter than Playa Tamarindo, especially if you are an experienced surfer looking for a wave in a quieter spot.

Tamarindo free day

From Tamarindo you will journey to Manuel Antonio, stopping enroute at the Tarcoles River. There you will enjoy a jungle crocodile safari and get the chance to get up close to an American Crocodile. In addition to smiling at a Costa Rican apex predator, you may also spot exotic birds, iguanas, lizards, snakes, raccoons, monkeys and anteaters who also call the Tarcoles River their home. Your tour will end in Manuel Antonio, home to Manuel Antonio National Park, one of the most popular national parks in Costa Rica.

Crocodile Safari enroute to Manuel Antonio

Pricing per person & date


Comfortable properties with dependable facilities and service

4 Days FROM Now USD 795 Enquire Now
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Tried & tested upmarket properties with above average facilities and service

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Luxurious properties with impeccable facilities and service.

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Important Information

  • Inclusions

    Shared transfer from Monteverde to Tamarindo
    Private transfer from Tamarindo to Manuel Antonio National Park
    Accommodation with breakfast daily
    Sightseeing with local English-speaking guide as detailed in itinerary
    Other meals where stated 


    International flights
    Visa & reciprocity fees
    Travel insurance
    Personal expenses
    Gratuities for tour guides & drivers
    Any items not mentioned as included

  • 1 (easy adventure)
  • A single supplement surcharge applies and is subject to availability. Please contact us for more information.

  • Prices are based on per person, twin share.
    Prices are correct at time of publishing but are subject to change at any time.
    All entrance fees are subject to change without prior notice.

    Designed to enhance your Signature Costa Rica experience.

  • Seasonality and availability at time of booking. 


We believe that appropriate accommodation should add to the authentic travel experience, as well as providing utmost enjoyment. For that reason our accommodation is scrutinised by our staff on the ground frequently, ensuring the properties adhere to our high standards. This key will help you understand the levels of accommodation available on this tour.


Talk to one of our Destination Specialists to plan your Latin American adventure and turn your dream into a reality. With exceptional knowledge and first-hand experience, our consultants will piece together one of our Signature Packages and can customise your travel plans by adding Extension Packages.


Being environmentally accountable is a crucial part of our organisation. Chimu is currently striving towards using less paper, taking several initiatives to do so, and tracking our progress along the way. Our goal: A paperless organisation. For this reason, all information given to you will be sent electronically. We encourage those who choose to travel with us to support our aspirations and actions and ask that you reconsider printing out documentation. To view these documents, you can download them to your iPad or portable computer before and during your trip.

Chimu is passionate and dedicated to sustainability measures and understands the crucial part sustainability plays within the tourism industry.

We use local guides and office staff to both maximise local employment opportunities and minimise carbon footprint. Local guides also ensure you benefit from the intimate knowledge, passion, and culture of the country you’re visiting. Our guides are all highly qualified (most with university degrees) or equipped with many years of experience and are paid above the standard wage. Whether it be our knowledgeable local guides, locally produced meals, or the transport on tour, we do not use imported goods when local products are available. We aim to minimise our impact on the environment and give as much back as possible to the communities we work in.

While visiting the many national parks, heritage sites, museums, and landmarks, our travellers are encouraged to explore whilst remaining culturally aware and sensitive. We further encourage you to buy appropriate souvenirs and discourage the buying of anything wrongfully made or taken from the environment i.e., shells and endangered species products. Information on how you can be environmentally conscious, and travel responsibly will be made available in our Travellers Guides and provided during your travels by guides and staff.

For more information on our sustainability policies, including how we are striving towards being a paperless organisation, click HERE

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