Best Places for Backpackers in Tamarindo, Costa Rica.

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The best backpackers destinations & accommodation in Tamarindo, Costa Rica.

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Top 14 hostels in Tamarindo, Costa Rica.

These are the 14 most awesome hostels and budget places to stay in Tamarindo, Costa Rica.

1
Villas Macondo

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Villas Macondo

Villas Macondo is a small, beautiful hotel in walking distance to the main attractions of Tamarindo. It is a good place to relax, make friends and enjoy the pura vida of Costa Rica. After a sunny day on the beach, dip in our refreshing pool or just have a siesta in your hammock.....
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Dreamsea Surf Camp Costa Rica

97 /100

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Dreamsea Surf Camp Costa Rica

Dreamsea Costa Rica Is an eco-friendly, self-sustained, glamping & surf camp, strategically constructed on a 10,000 square meter patch of obscure land, centrally located in the jungles of Tamarindo, Costa Rica. We provide a unique opportunity for the adventurous traveler to experience the authentic...
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3
Pipe House Playa Grande

95 /100

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Pipe House Playa Grande

Pipe House Playa Grande is a Unique Eco-Friendly Hostel by the beach. In the common areas, the ranch has a fully equipped kitchen, BBQ, dinner tables, chilling areas,balance board, slack line and other fun activities. Bathrooms are divided into men and women, equipped with toilet paper, hand soap a...
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4
La Botella de Leche

93 /100

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La Botella de Leche

La Botella de Leche is the first backpackers Hostel in Tamarindo, in business more than 15 years we offer clean affordable rooms, with AC and private bathrooms. There is WIFI available throughout the property, a swimming pool for relaxing in the afternoon, an open kitchen, security at night, cof...
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Casa Aura Beachfront Premium Hostel

91 /100

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Casa Aura Beachfront Premium Hostel

Built in 2015, with fine woods and stone bathrooms, Casa Aura will give you the perfect feeling of a beach house were you wont have to worry about anything. The property have an outdoor terrace surrounded by palm trees and hammocks. Casa Aura is one of the few beach front properties in the heart...
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6
Blue Trailz Hostel & Surf Camp

90 /100

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Blue Trailz Hostel & Surf Camp

The best hostel in town with the best location and highest traveler ratings! Blue Trailz Hostel is centrally located on Tamarindo's main street and just steps from the beach and breaks and offers private and dorm rooms all generously equipped with AC, hot showers and kitchen facilities. Our common a...
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7
Tamarindo Backpackers

89 /100

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Tamarindo Backpackers

Tamarindo Backpackers is a beautiful boutique surf hostel in a gorgeous yellow hacienda. It is next to a national park, so you can see and hear howler monkeys in the trees while you relax in our jacuzzi pool. We are Lonely Planet's top choice for a hostel in Tamarindo. Aside from the beautiful p...
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8
La Oveja Negra Hostel

86 /100

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La Oveja Negra Hostel

La Oveja Negra Tamarindo Hostel and Surf Camp is legendary place in Tamarindo that offers a great place to relax, a vibrant social atmostphere, and fun activities. It is a place where travelers can come to meet unique people from all over the world and go surfing, hang out by the pool, or relax. W...
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9
Pura Vida Hostel

86 /100

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Pura Vida Hostel

Pura Vida Hostel in Tamarindo, Costa Rica has been providing guests with memorable travel experiences since 2006. We are a friendly, inexpensive hostel that welcomes backpackers and vacationers from all over the world. We welcome the opportunity to host your stay in Tamarindo. Our multi-lingu...
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10
Selina Tamarindo

85 /100

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Selina Tamarindo

From sleepy fishing village to booming beach town, Tamarindo has become one of Costa Rica’s most popular destinations. Even as specialty cafés, chic boutiques, and global fusion restaurants fill its streets, it has managed to maintain its relaxed, friendly atmosphere. Just 30 miles from the Liberia...
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11
Coral Reef Surf Hostel

83 /100

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Coral Reef Surf Hostel

The hostel is focused on surfing and has a laid-back pura vida atmosphere. We offer surf lessons with one of our friendly and experienced surf instructors and we are more then happy to give you information about what to do around, buses, etc. or help you booking shuttles, activities and trips. Lo...
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12
Tamarindo Hostel Resort

82 /100

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Tamarindo Hostel Resort

At Tamarindo Hostel Resort you will find a terrace and a bar. Other facilities offered at the property include a shared lounge and a tour desk. An array of activities can be enjoyed on site or in the surroundings, including cycling. Tamarindo Hostel Resort is undoubtedly the best in Tamarindo, fo...
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13
Pura Vida MINI Hostel - Tamarindo

82 /100

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Pura Vida MINI Hostel - Tamarindo

*** More than just a place to sleep...home away from home *** Hello and welcome to Pura Vida Mini Hostel Tamarindo Costa Rica – We offer a lot more than just a place to sleep, come as a guest and leave as a friend and our new family member...our mission is to make you feel welcomed and immersed in...
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14
Sunset Hostel

81 /100

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Sunset Hostel

Sunset Hostel is a beautiful place that offer you many facilities, such a air conditioning, , bar, cable TV, free wifi, luggage storage, mini supermarket. There is a nice kitchen that you can use and a bicycle hire Sunset Hostel is in the best location in town. 1 minute walking-distance from the...
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