Driving Directions from Tamarindo to Playa Grande
1. Starting at the Automercado, which is on the main road leaving Tamarindo.
Continue along this paved road until it T’s in Villa Real.
2. Take a LEFT here at the T.
Continue along this paved road for 7 minutes or so, until it T’s again. Now you are in Huacas.
3. Turn LEFT here.
Continue along this paved road, passing by Super Compro on your right, for around 6 minutes, until you come to a stop. You are in Matapalo. There is a soccer field on your right.
4. Turn LEFT here at the stop sign.
Go over a little bridge- take care as it is only one lane.
Continue along this paved road, the whole way to Playa Grande. It should take around 7-8 minutes from the little bridge in Matapalo.
5. To get to the beach, take a LEFT just past Kike’s Place and at the corner where the little school sits. Frijoles Locos Surf Shop is on your left, just past the school and you can stop here, grab a cold coconut water, a map and gather some information about where to go, where to eat and what to do in Playa Grande.
Have a great time!