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Tamarindo Jaime Peligro Book Store

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Amazing place

Truly a book lover's heaven. Beautiful place, great selection of books and incredible prices. All... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Huacas, Costa Rica
via mobile
If only I could award 6 stars

My friend and I were not totally prepared for the rainy season and found ourselves with a lot of... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2018
Gorham, Maine
via mobile
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4 weeks ago
“Amazing place”
27 May 2018
“If only I could award 6 stars”
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Edificio Las Olas, #4, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
+506 2653 2670
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Truly a book lover's heaven. Beautiful place, great selection of books and incredible prices. All the books I own I've bought them from this store. Love the place, one of the best things about Tamarindo.

Thank burnoutmom
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

My friend and I were not totally prepared for the rainy season and found ourselves with a lot of free time and not enough books. We stopped by on a Sunday and even though the shop is not technically open, the owner was there and...More

Thank madeleinehamblen
Reviewed 7 March 2018

What a gem this little bookstore is. Not only are the shelves packed with every genre you can imagine but the former owner ‘Jim’ (I say former owner but he remains on sight, or not far away) is a walking encyclopedia of little known facts,...More

Thank Sandra M
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

We visited Jamie's bookstore because we were looking to stock up on children's books. There was a great selection and I was able to find several age appropriate books for our young children. Jaime was very warm and welcoming and we were able to talk...More

Thank SavoieFamily
Reviewed 17 February 2017

My husband and I have been in Jamie's store a few times. Last year I bought a great "Costa Rican Spanish Phrase Book" and believe me . . . I'm never very far from it! We were in his store again this year and it's...More

1  Thank TerrierWhoTravels
Reviewed 6 February 2017

People often send post cards when in vacation. Unfortunately CR is not big on post cards or post stamps. This is the only place in a highly touristic place to purchase stamps. It's a little nice place tucked away a bit out of the way....More

1  Thank drwxxx
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Our vacation in Costa Rica was all about relaxing, so naturally we did a lot a reading and eventually finished our books. We found Jaime's bookstore and stocked up for the balance of the trip. His shelves are filled floor to ceiling with used books...More

Thank rmflynn2016
Reviewed 19 December 2016

For those that need a book to read while on vacation, this is the place! They also have a great selection of travel books and post cards. and instead of discarding your books, Jaime has a book recycling programme.

Thank happybf
Reviewed 8 August 2016

We had a few hours to kill before our surf lesson and wandered by the Jaime Peligro bookstore. We walked in and started talking to the owner, Jim, about Costa Rica, Tamarindo, and his life story on how he ended up there. He has one...More

Thank Jamie L
Reviewed 24 February 2016

Local friends told us about this store during our visit here. Located next to cafe tico they have a large selection of previously read books. The selection is very good considering the small town of Tamarindo. Paperback prices are very good (average $4). You also...More

Thank CaptainBill1
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