Tamarindo was a barely inhabited fishing village that in the early 80’s was not known to tourists. Local residents live off the red snapper and bass fishing in the estuary of the Matapalo River. Tourism began to gain importance in the 90’s. In the province of Guanacaste, at the end of the decade, Tamarindo was positioned as a destination for sportfishing.
Today, Tamarindo has access to premium services and has cabins, hotels, and restaurants at all prices. In this area, the tourism industry specialized is based on investor corporations, international hotels, and real estate investment.
Sportfishing in Tamarindo is known worldwide for its fish variety. The area is a hot spot for marlin, sailfish and many others. Its warm waters are conducive to a large amount of marine fauna. For professionals, one of the best fishing spots in Costa Rica.
The waters of the Tamarindo area are recognized worldwide for offering the adventurous fisherman a top-notch challenge and the most beautiful fish trophies and might be able to maintain a high level of fishing activity throughout the year.
Take a sport fishing tour in Tamarindo to experience deep sea fishing with the most experienced captains in the area in high-quality boats.
Tamarindo, located in the province of Guanacaste, is the closest point in Costa Rica to the continental shelf, so on your trip, you will be focused on catching fish instead of looking for them.
Nearby Fishing Spots: Flamingo, El Coco, Potrero, Brasilito, Conchal, Playa Grande, Tamarindo, Langosta, Avellana, Playa Negra.
Target Species: Amberjack, Jack Crevalle, Mackerel, Mahi mahi (Dorado), Marlin, Rainbow Runner, Roosterfish, Sailfish, Snapper, Tuna, Wahoo.