Playa Avellanas is a popular surfing beach. Avellanas is a long stretch of white sand about 15 km south of Tamarindo by road , but closer to 10 km if you walk in along the beaches, about 5 km to the north of Playa Negra, north of Playa Junquillal. There are few amenities, but there is a popular beach restaurant.
Information for Surfers: Here you’ll find both left and right breaks, 8 different surf breaks, reef, sand or beach breaks with rocky points and a good beach break called ‘Guanacasteco’ with very hollow rights and lefts, along a three kilometer long stretch of beach. Surfing is best at mid or high tides.