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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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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