Car Rental Tamarindo Costa Rica

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Adobe Rent a Car is the largest car rental company in Costa Rica. We have an extensive fleet for you to choose from. Browse some of our popular models below.


Phone: (506) 2653-6262
US & CAN Toll Free: 1-855-861-1250 (8 am-5 pm Central Time)

Whatsapp +506 8494-5956



From Huacas Intersection, 3 Km through Flamingo and Conchal. Centro Comercial Paseo del Mar, Conchal, Guanacaste.


08:00 am - 05:00 pm / Monday to Sunday

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Top FAQs about renting a car in Tamarindo Costa Rica

Our most popular rental cars are the 2WD Geely GX3 or the 4WD SUVs Suzuki Vitara and Mitsubishi Montero.

Which car rental companies are at Tamarindo airport (TNO)?

We can arrange to have your Adobe rental car waiting for you when you land at Tamarindo Airport (TNO).

Adobe’s Tamarindo/Conchal office is the most popular rental location. It is found in the Paseo del Mar Shopping Center in Huacas.

What is the average price to rent a car in Tamarindo Costa Rica?

Car rental rates in Tamarindo vary depending on the season you rent, the number of days, and the type of vehicle you choose.

Is it better to rent a car or taxi in Tamarindo Costa Rica?

It’s always easier to rent a car than take taxis. Tamarindo is a large town, and taxis are expensive and limited, meaning you will have to use taxis regularly to get around.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Tamarindo?

The cost of renting a car depends on the season, number of days, and type of car you choose. Please speak with an Adobe agent for assistance.

How much is gas price in Tamarindo?

Gas prices fluctuate regularly in Costa Rica. As reference, in June 2023, the average cost of gasoline was $1.37 per liter ($5.20 per gallon).

Do you need a car in Tamarindo Costa Rica?

Not necessarily. However, Tamarindo is a big town, and having a car allows you to move around and visit nearby attractions and beaches without paying high taxi fees.

Which car rental companies will pick you up at Tamarindo airport (TNO)?

We can arrange your pick up you up at Tamarindo Airport (TNO) for a small fee.

Is it safe to rent a car and drive through Liberia Costa Rica?

Petty crime does exist in Costa Rica, but if you take precautions, always lock your car, drive carefully, and use public parking lots, you shouldn’t encounter any problems.

How much does it cost to rent a car for a week in Tamarindo?

Weekly rental rates vary depending on the season and the type of car you rent.

Should I get insurance when renting a car in Tamarindo?

Third-party liability insurance is mandatory in Costa Rica. Renters must also purchase or show proof of CDW insurance coverage from their credit card provider.

What do I need to know before booking a car rental in Tamarindo?

To rent from Adobe you must be at least 23 years old and have an original passport and a valid driver’s license issued for at least two years.

Which enjoyable trips can I make from Tamarindo?

Several destinations around Tamarindo are worth visiting, like Playas Grande, Flamingo, and Langosta. You can also visit the nearby Marino Las Baulas National Park.

We recommend driving a 2WD SUV like the Hyundai Creta or a 4WD SUV like the Mitsubishi ASX or Suzuki Vitara.

What is the minimum age to rent a car in Tamarindo?

You must be at least 23 years old to rent from Adobe’s Tamarindo office.

What’s the speed limit in Tamarindo?

The speed limit within Tamarindo is 20 km (12 mph) or 40 km (25 mph) on the secondary highways surrounding Tamarindo.

Where are the best places to park in Tamarindo?

It’s best to park at your hotel, in a public parking lot, or on a well-lighted street with a guard present.

Can I drive to other states, regions, or countries with a rental car from Tamarindo?

You can drive anywhere within Costa Rican territory with your Adobe car. However, crossing the border into another country with the rental is prohibited.

Can you rent a rental car in Tamarindo without a credit card?

In order to rent from Adobe you must leave a security deposit using a major credit card. However, you CAN pay for the rental itself with a debit card.

Is the weather in Tamarindo similar to the rest of Guanacaste?

Tamarindo is located within Guanacaste Province, which is somewhat drier year-round than the rest of Costa Rica.

Tips for car renting in Conchal Tamarindo

  • If you will be renting a car for your next vacation in Costa Rica, you’re in the right place. Adobe Car Rental Company has 14 rental locations across the country and the biggest selection of vehicles. Rent a Compact Car, Sedan, 2WD, 4WD, SUV, Pickup, or Passenger Van at our locations in Tamarindo Conchal or the Liberia International Airport.

  • Adobe has a large fleet of popular car types for small groups such as the sporty 2WD Geely GX3 or 4WD Suzuki Vitara. Recommended car types for four passengers are the Hyundai Tucson IX35 and the Hyundai Tucson Superior for five passengers. The most popular car to rent in Tamarindo and the best car types with extra space and perks are the full-size 4×4 Mitsubishi Montero Sport and Ford Explorer. The most popular rental types in Tamarindo overall, are 2WDs Geely GX3, Hyundai Creta, and Hyundai Venue.

  • To rent an Adobe car in Tamarindo, Costa Rica, you need a valid driver’s license issued for at least two years and a valid passport or original Costa Rican cedula. An international driver’s license is required if your license is in a non-Latin alphabet, like Arabic or Mandarin. The rental security deposit must be made with a major credit card. However, debit cards are accepted to pay for the rental.

  • There are no Tamarindo car rental options like Adobe. If you’re wondering where to rent a car in Tamarindo, visit our Tamarindo Conchal office in the Paseo del Mar Shopping Center, Huacas. There aren’t many Tamarindo downtown car rentals that compare to Adobe. We supply most of the 2WD and 4WD rental cars in Tamarindo. Some favorite Tamarindo car rentals are the Geely GX3 and the Hyundai Venue. Other great Adobe 4WD car rentals in Tamarindo are the Suzuki Vitara and Mitsubishi Montero.

  • Ask an Adobe agent about our cheap car rentals in Tamarindo. Our best deals are our Economy sedans, but we also have great deals on Economy SUVs. For the top car deals in Tamarindo, rent a car during Costa Rica’s green season. Long-term contracts are another good way to get cheap rental deals in Tamarindo. For the best car rental deals in Tamarindo, ask an Adobe agent for suggestions or get the cheapest rental cars.

  • The Daniel Oduber Quiros International Airport (LIR) in Liberia is the biggest of the airports serving Tamarindo. After picking up your rental car in Liberia, driving to Tamarindo takes about 1:30 hours. Besides LIR, the most popular airports near Tamarindo are the Tamarindo or the Cabo Velas Domestic Airports–both just a few minutes away. Other international airports serving Tamarindo are the Juan Santamaria International Airport in San Jose.

  • When driving in Costa Rica, it’s important to obey the driving laws, which are similar to those in the U.S. and Western Europe. You might notice there are fewer traffic signs in Costa Rica than in other countries. Don’t be fooled, the regional driving laws still apply. We recommend you drive cautiously and during daylight hours whenever possible. Most visitors find driving in Costa Rica challenging as some people act aggressively and don’t follow the local driving rules.

  • There are countless popular attractions and nearby beaches near our Adobe Tamarindo office. Visitors love to go sunset sailing and surfing in Playa Grande and Tamarindo. Take kayak tours of Tamarindo Estuary. Go snorkeling at Junquillal or the Catalina Islands. Or discover the zipline tours and an animal sanctuary at Diamante Eco Adventure Park near Playas del Coco.

  • Although the roads around Tamarindo are usually in good shape, we at Adobe recommend you rent a 4×4 vehicle such as the Suzuki Vitara or Mitsubishi Montero. Many side roads in Guanacaste and the Tamarindo area are unpaved and steep, making a 4×4 the safest vehicle to drive. The added clearance, grip, and power are handy when driving on rugged roads. For a full-size Premium 4WD SUV, try our popular Ford Explorer.

  • At Adobe, we have Tamarindo car rental insurance options to fit your needs and budget. Be advised that Costa Rica law requires renters to pay mandatory liability insurance to cover third parties. In addition, renters must have CDW insurance, or Adobe’s LDW, which provides basic rental car coverage for the rental duration. Some major credit cards offer clients CDW coverage. Ask your Credit Card provider if their CDW covers Costa Rica.

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