May in Costa Rica

Sunset in Tamarindo Costa Rica
Sunset in Tamarindo Costa Rica

April showers bring May flowers and it’s definitely true here during May in Costa Rica. Tamarindo Costa Rica is part of the gold coast where it is dry from December till April with no rain. Then in April, the clouds start to roll in during the late afternoon and bring much needed rain during the evening and night. The weather continues to be great with sunny skies in the morning and throughout most of the day and then big clouds start to roll in unleashing spectacular storms for a couple hours. Often the clouds clear out later at night so you can also enjoy the incredible starts. The landscape changes in only a couple weeks from a beautiful dessert to a lush tropical jungle. May is the perfect time to come down and experience this transition in seasons.
The month of May is a slower time of year for us in Costa Rica and many locales enjoy the little break between the busy high season from Christmas to East and the upcoming spring break. The town is more peaceful, south swells from the southern hemisphere start to show up on our beaches. It’s a great time to experience our beautiful town and pura vida pace of life. Additionally, the chances of finding your own private slice of beach is much easier and some of the locales might just share some secret spots so ask nicely!!
Booking in May is also a great time to save some money with significantly cheaper prices for many houses and condos. Additionally, many airlines will be running specials throughout May so check out flights to Liberia, Costa Rica. Renting one of our hilltop houses is an excellent way to experience the incredible weather here in Tamarindo, Costa Rica.
We look forward to seeing you down here in May, just don’t tell too many people about it!!

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Perfect Location — Close Yet, Far Away

5star rating
May 11, 2019
La Esquina #10 is the perfect location to enjoy Tamarindo. It's close to everything, yet far away enough to feel like you are in a private, secluded resort. The grounds are lovely and serve as a great location for local wildlife (parrots, squirrel...

Amazing Condo!

5star rating
August 22, 2015
We stayed for a week in this condo and it was simply amazing! The views are breathtaking, the Diria resort is absolutely beautiful and the condo itself is extremely elegant and very comfortable. Our time spent in Tamarindo and the nearby areas of ...


5star rating
December 16, 2013
We had an unforgettable trip to Tamarindo and an extremely confortable relaxing stay in Sr 16 at the Sunrise Condos. I would definitely recommend Sunrise condos to stay and cant wait to come back to Tamarindo, Costa Rica!!!!!!!!!

Beautiful Home with Private Pool and Exceptional customer service

5star rating
September 21, 2021
This was our second time staying in Oro del Sol #16. We had an amazing time. The owners and staff continue to improve the property and add special touches throughout to make the stay there even more perfect. The home is in a great location within ...

Great stay

5star rating
March 6, 2016
This villa was ideal for our family of six adults. Location was good - quiet yet close to Tamarindo - with easy beach access. The villa was beautifully decorated, well equipped, clean, and the beds were comfortable. Minor issue - the air condition...


Oscar Funes
5star rating
December 31, 2022
Great place. Perfect Location. The best view in Tamarindo. The beach is literally in your garden, the sunsets are spectacular and are seen from your private balcony. The pool is excellent. The apartament is beatifull and newly renovated. Definitel...


5star rating
February 13, 2019
Beautiful home! Would highly recommend. Extremely clean and the view was amazing. Quiet location and loved returning to it to relax in the pool.

Villas Langosta #1

3star rating
December 22, 2016
Upon arrival, Lola informed us (she actually sent an email I didn't get because we were in the air) that the ACs in the two upstairs bedrooms weren't working. This ended up being okay because the four people who were supposed to come with us cance...

my rental

3star rating
March 15, 2017
rental was good but prices are getting out of control

Amazing Location in Paradise

5star rating
January 15, 2024
Casa Refugio #2 made our trip in Tamarindo an incredible experience! The place was very clean when we arrived. The whole house was cool from the AC and felt fresh as soon as we walked through the door. This was very nice to arrive to after a long ...

Starting 2018 on a positive note

5star rating
January 16, 2018
Las Mareas #4 was an awesome rental for our family of 6, we all had our space but still had a great area to relax with eachother.

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Tamarindo experience

4star rating
April 13, 2018
The apartment was pretty well equipped, it was very clean, the beds were not soft at all, our air cond broke but they put a new one in very quickly. The location was spot on, we enjoyed our stay very much, the pool was nice n warm, the ocean was a...

Great Condo in Tamarindo

5star rating
November 27, 2019
The unit was beautiful and centrally located in Tamarindo. Walking distance from restaurants, bars and shops. The property was also beautiful.

Amazing Penthouse with views!

5star rating
July 30, 2023
We were able to enjoy this amazing brand new penthouse and all I can say is WOW!!! What an amazing experience. Waking up to the incredible ocean views and eating out on the balcony were just blissful. The bedrooms are so comfy, we had a great nigh...

Wonderful Stay in Tamarindo

5star rating
June 27, 2016
Matapalo 502 was clean and had a great view. Only issue was that power was out the day we left, but that had noting to do with the property or the management.

Vacaciones inolvidables

5star rating
December 20, 2020
Excelente lugar, Ubicación perfecta. Muy buena atención

Sunrise #16

5star rating
May 9, 2016
We rented Sunrise #16 (3 bedroom unit) on the 4th floor recently. It was a great unit - well furnished with everything we needed, good wi-fi, and quiet as it is located away from the street. It is opposite the beach and centrally located in Tamari...

Beautiful house and setting

5star rating
August 19, 2018
Had a wonderful time at Casa Pipilacha. The house is beautiful and the view is spectacular and relaxing. The poll was our favourite part and relaxing in it while overlooking the . we had 2 adults and 2 kids. the only problem was we were a little c...

Great stay in paradise

Manisha Thacker
5star rating
March 19, 2023
We had an amazing stay at this property in Tamarindo. Right from the start, RPM was very helpful in helping me pick the right unit for our family of 5, with multiple emails and a phone call to review the pros and cons of the various options. Aft...

Las Mareas is our #1 Destination in Tamarindo!!

5star rating
January 3, 2017
This was our 3rd trip to Tamarindo - we were the first renters at las Mareas and waited too long to book our 2nd trip and ended up staying elsewhere in town. We made a point to book it earlier this trip and are very glad we did! Lola from RPM was...

Nice house but overall ordinary

3star rating
July 13, 2015
Nice location. Near the beach and Tamarindo. Access to Langosta Beach club is great. Large room and fuctional house. When we arrive, the house was not ready. Not cleanes for a while, dust everywhere, dirty stove. Pool was off with algea in ...


5star rating
February 12, 2013
Casa Pipilacha is THE perfect place! A very private back porch and pool. Amazing views. Beautiful home. EVERYTHING you need for a great escape! Etal the cleaning lady is wonderful,unobtrusive and does a great job. RPM the rental agency is excellen...

Case Blanca 1

4star rating
February 8, 2016
We enjoyed our stay the unit was clean but unfortunately there is a large puddle of raw sewage on the road very close to our unit. Tamarindo has to improve its garbage collection , and RPM should look into the termite problems that are beginning t...

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