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Villas Kalimba

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Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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Villas Kalimba
Ranked #2 of 25 Playa Samara B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Blacksburg, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Out of all our travels to Costa Rica, this location was by far our favorite. Samara has an amazing culture and a very comfortable, small town feel. We also stayed in Nayara near Arenal during our trip, but we would choose Villas Kalimbas over and over for it's amazing culture and comforting environment. The Villa Sandy where we stayed was... More 

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Denton, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our second time to stay at Villas Kalimba. Roberto is a wonderful host and when he is inspired to cook, you want to be there for his Italian 5 course meal..it's amazing. This is a perfect place for couples or a family with individual Villas that offer privacy, yet open to the pool/hot tub. The Villas are always... More 

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SF Bay Area
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

WOW! What a surprise. We showed up without a reservation (long story) and needed a room for just one night. Roberto is a gem, warm, friendly and so welcoming. We were able to secure one of the “villas”. The unit was very spacious, two bedroom, two bath, kitchen area and your own patio, even A/C in the bedroom. It feels... More 

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sunriver
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great value. Each villa is separate with its own kitchen and two baths... Located around a small pool. Lovely grounds. Very quiet in November even though the beach is just across the street. Good parking, good security. Safe in each villa. Senor Roberto, the owner, sometimes cooks a glorious dinner. Staff very competent and friendly. A delight!!... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Villas Kalimba is not luxury in the sense of a Four Seasons Resort, but it is pure luxury in its own way. There are only six cabins in a private compound. Because of the layout and landscaping the villas seem completely private. Each villa has two bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, a drying and laundry room and a full size... More 

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Toronto, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

The proprietors and staff could not have been more welcoming and helpful. What a truly special place. We got home to Toronto and immediately booked our next visit. Roberto and Diego we look forward to seeing you again soon!

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 via mobile

We loved staying here. It was so comfortable, right across the road from the beach. Having a kitchen, a porch with a hammock and a dining table that looked out on the pool. The pool and surrounding garden were lovely and restful. The rooms were cleaned every day. The bathrooms with their tiled showers were great. What else can I... More 

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Calgary
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Individualized, cozy and cute mini-villas surrounding the pool. Extremely private and across street from the peaceful beach. If you are lucky enough you can catch the owner, Roberto, making one of his delicious gourmet meals! Diego at reception was extremely helpful and friendly and even helped us and gave us great recommendations for our travels! We will definitely come back... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We've spend 4 days as family (2 children 10y old) at Roberto's place.Villas Kalimba was our last station after a 3 weeks trip and we could not wish a better place to end at this beautiful place so close to the beach. The villa + private terrace gives you the privacy feeling at home but ....with a great service of... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

This my third visit to Kalimba. Stayed for 5 nights with a group of friends. Location is perfect, directly across from the beach. Villas are immaculate, the cleaning staff clean top to bottom everyday. Fully stocked kitchen is a great option for saving $. Private porches double the living space. Prices are extremely reasonable.

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Additional Information about Villas Kalimba

Address: Playa Samara, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Samara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Villas Kalimba Hotel Playa Samara

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