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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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3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Miami, Florida
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31 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We recently stayed at Villas Kalimba for a fourth time. We reside in Costa Rica part time and on two occasions when we took visiting guests to Playa Samara and Playa Carrillo, we stayed at Villas Kalimba with our guests. The two bedroom casitas are perfect for bringing a guest along (or for couple with children). This is our second... More

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21 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

our expectations based on the information we got before our trip was fully met. The villas are probably the best offer in this small and beautifull beach village! We enjoyed also 2 excellent Italian dinners prepared by the boss. Very nice choice of Italian wines, including a very good prosecco. Perfect for family with younger kids. With a jeep nice... More

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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18 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We greatly enjoyed our stay at Villa Sandy, which is about a fifteen minute walk along the road from both the main Villas Kalimba complex and the long, shallow beach. Sandy is a comfortable, well equipped and spacious Italian-style villa; it also boasts a covered, tiled patio with a dining table, and a private pool. Our closest neighbors were Howler... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

My husband and I returned for the third time to Villas Kalimba just days after my father's passing and thanks to Roberto and the staff we were able to let our worries melt away. We stayed in a villa facing the pool with all the conviencences of home. We made watermelon slushies everyday at 3 ( with a spash of... More

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New London, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Sigh. By chance, we needed to find a place to stay for two more nights in Samara (Treehouse was booked). We checked out a few spots &, thankfully, found Villas Kalimba. Beyond the entrance gate, our two-bed/two-bath villa with kitchenette & outdoor seating was dreamy. The pool and lush landscaping were escape-worthy. And the hospitality shown by Roberto and his... More

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Boulder, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Warm and attentive staff; safe, attractive and well-maintained grounds and swimming pool. Dining area by the pool was site of a wonderful 4-course dinner prepared by Roberto (one of the top 3 meals we had during our 12-day stay in C.R.). Each of the two bedrooms in our villas had AC and a fan. Gas stovetop needed to be unplugged... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

this was our first visit to Costa Rica. We stayed at 3 places and Villas Kalimba was by far our favorite. The villas are nice, clean and the staff is attentive, friendly and very helpful. I will definitely stay here again.

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

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We are just steps away from one of the most beautiful beaches on the Pacific Ocean and within easy walking distance to restaurants, bars, shops, grocery, and other services. Our villas feature fully equipped kitchens, air conditioning, cable TV, telephone, internet connection, in-room safes, and 24 hour security. We offer a perfect and safe place from which to explore the many attractions of the area, or for relaxing in the swimming pool and inviting jacuzzi. ... more   less 
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