You can hire boats to make the quick channel crossing to Playa Grande at the end of the beach in Tamarindo. It's a quick crossing and some are tempted to do it on their own, especially at low tide, but recent crocod…
Daily shuttles that connect Tamarindo to San José, as well as to several destinations in the southern part of the Nicoya peninsula. The office is at Hostel Tsunami but they'll pick you up at your hotel.
Here's a great service. Avellanas Express runs two different shuttle bus 'lines' from Tamarindo: south to Avellanas and Negra; and north to Conchal. Based at Neptuno Surf Shop.
The departure point for all buses except Empresa Alfaro services. In front of Pacific Park.
Comfortable and convenient transfers from Tamarindo to destinations around the country, including both airports.
Next to Blue Trailz Hostel.
Located in front of El Pescador restaurant.