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Discover the Vibrant Nightlife in Tamarindo, Costa Rica

Tamarindo beach is one of the most beautiful beaches, and it is near Playa Grande and Playa Flamingo, where advanced surfers frequent. But life in Playa Tamarindo continues after the amazing sunsets.

Tamarindo Nightlife

Check out some of the best Tamarindo Beach bars, restaurants, party spots, events, and beach clubs where you can have amazing nights. Below are a few of the hottest spots where you’re sure to find an exceptional meal, a tasty drink, a packed dance floor, or a chill vibe, whatever you’re looking for, Tamarindo has something for everyone.

Of course, if you’re not sure what you’re looking for, have some questions, or need a little extra guidance from people who know first-hand, contact our concierge team. They’ll provide helpful recommendations, and if you like, arrange reservations and transportation for you and your party.

Monday: Sharkys

Join us at Tamarindo’s premier Sports Bar & Grill, boasting 9 screens for all your favorite sporting events – NFL, NBA, NHL, MLB, UFC, College Basketball & Football, Soccer – We’ve got it ALL! Indulge in our renowned Burgers & Wings while we prioritize your safety with stringent disinfection protocols by Naturally Disinfected. Enjoy our limited regular menu alongside rotating specials like Seared Sesame Tuna and Jerk-Chicken Dinner, curated by our guest chef. Explore our social bubble specials for unbeatable deals. Come experience the best with us! Pura Vida awaits!

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Nighttime view of sharky's sports bar & grill with illuminated sign and patrons inside.

Tuesday: Rumors

Discover the lively ambiance of Tamarindo’s heart at their premier Restaurant, Cocktails Bar, and Club. With a distinct blend of industrial chic and sophistication, the venue offers a varied menu to cater to all tastes. Renowned for their premium ingredients and expert Mixologie Cocktails, along with live DJs, patrons are treated to a memorable experience. From Mediterranean to Asian fusion cuisine, guests indulge in culinary delights. With a focus on impeccable service and inviting atmosphere, all at attractive prices, it’s an unforgettable destination for dining and nightlife.

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A cozy cafe interior with art on the walls, pendant lighting, and patrons at tables.

Wednesday: White Lotus

By day, it’s an Indoor Cycling & Fitness Studio; by night, a vibrant Night Club and Events venue. Embrace the mantra of “work hard, play harder” at our unique establishment nestled in the treetops of Tamarindo. Experience comfort with air conditioning as you move your body, whether it’s during a fitness class or while partying to our lively sound system. Join us for the ultimate fusion of fitness and nightlife excitement.

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Twilight view of a busy street corner with a coffee shop and parked cars in a small town.

Thursday: Pacifico Bar

Craving a delicious meal and a cold beer? Come and enjoy the company of family and friends in the best atmosphere in Playa Tamarindo. We offer a wide variety of meals, drinks, and cocktails. Additionally, we provide the best experiences in kayaking and tours.

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A tropical bar and restaurant with open façade and outdoor seating.

Friday: Crazy Monkey Bar

Step into the lively atmosphere of Crazy Monkey! Nestled within Tamarindo’s Best Western Hotel, this vibrant bar is the perfect venue for birthdays, baby showers, and corporate events. Every Friday from 9:00 pm to 2:00 am, guests can groove to live Latin bands and DJs on the terrace. Exclusive access is granted to hotel guests on other nights. With a daily swim-up bar and stunning sunset views, Crazy Monkey promises an unforgettable experience for all.

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Crowd of people enjoying an outdoor event at sunset with a colorful sky.

Saturday:The Alley

Welcome to The Alley, Tamarindo’s bustling hub. This hidden gem beckons with its intimate ambiance and eclectic decor. Patrons are treated to expertly crafted cocktails and live music, creating a vibrant atmosphere perfect for a memorable night out. The Alley is not just a nightclub but also an event center offering exclusive NFT and GCG perks, ensuring every visit is a unique experience in Tamarindo’s vibrant scene.

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Crowd of people enjoying a live event with vibrant lighting.


Discover a haven for Tequila, Mezcal, and delectable Mexican cuisine at our Bar & Restaurant. Operating from Tuesday to Sunday, 6:00 pm to 2:00 am, guests can relish in our outdoor terrace and ample seating capacity. Convenient amenities include available parking, street parking, TV screens, and high chairs for little ones. Immerse yourself in our full bar service, including wine and beer, while enjoying complimentary Wi-Fi. Credit cards are accepted, and reservations are encouraged. Indulge in the flavors of Mexico within our vibrant and inviting establishment.

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Grilled shrimp served in a small cast iron skillet with sun-dried tomatoes and spices on a wooden table, accompanied by tortillas and garnishes.

There is a vibrant nightlife in Tamarindo, Costa Rica. You can find various places where you can have a cold beer, try out craft beers, and have a beach cocktail while dancing with your friends.

Need help getting a reservation or planning an amazing night out?

Our friendly Concierge team is ready to assist you with anything you need and help make your stay in Tamarindo, Costa Rica absolutely unforgettable. Contact us today and talk to your concierge team to plan your next trip.