We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 23 Playa Samara B&Bs / inns

Villas Kalimba

Playa Samara, Costa Rica
Hotel amenities
Villas Kalimba
We can't find prices for this accommodation
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Playa Samara
Check In mm/dd/yyyy Check Out mm/dd/yyyy
Write a Review

548 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    484
    56
    4
    2
    2
See reviews for
238
127
6
6
Rating summary
  • 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
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (47)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Halton Hills, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Roberto and Diego were perfect hosts. As the Villa we had requested was not available , they notified us of an upgrade to another Villa at no extra cost. Villa Sandy was perfect, though larger than we needed with 3 bedrooms. The private pool was sparkling clean, thanks to Marco, the friendly and helpful staff on the property. You do... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Smithers, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved this place and the people. In early Feb/14 our family stayed in Kamar and some family/friends stayed in a couple of the Kalimba villas for our daughters wedding that took place on Carillo beach. It was perfect for our group. Kamar was private, but yet very spacious, we had our own pool, each bedroom was beautiful with their... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Wawa
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful stay at Villa Bruga. The villa is gorgeous and spacious. Perfect for our family of four. Lovely small private pool that was great for cooling off after a day at the beach. Also had a beautiful meal prepared by Roberto one evening--shouldn't be missed. Villa Bruga is a bit further from the beach than the Kalimba Villas---15 minute walk... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Toronto, Canada
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great trip and enjoyed a lovely vacation located on Samara Beach for 7 nights. I loved the Villa. It was comfortable and spacious. We stayed in the one bedroom and it had air conditioning for sleeping which is great. I also was able to view the 2 bedroom villa as well which has a 2nd bedroom with... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
florida
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
18 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family & I spent 6 glorious nights at Casa Bruga (house rented from Villas Kalimba) The caretaker Mario made sure nothing was lacking. He was very attentive and kind. The house was perfectly suited for our needs, and YES the pool was a wonderful respite after a long day of HOT glorious sun. Thank you for making our stay... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Santa Barbara, California
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just returned from a stay at El Gauchito (the house rented from Villas Kalimba). The grounds and house do not make a good first impression. The bed linens were old and faded looking. There were weeds near the pool. The house was boiling upon arrival. There is only air conditioning in the bedrooms. My general feeling was that the whole... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
robrica, Owner at Villas Kalimba, responded to this review

Ciao We are sorry that you don’t find El Gauchito, so nice as other people did...we try our best to do a good service and to try that our guest have a good memory of their vacation. Is not an excuse but since few month El Gauchito is not any more ours, we just continuo till end of April to... More

Halifax, Canada
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband stayed at Villas Kalimba from Feb 26-28th. Our Villa was spacious, very clean and cozy throughout. The kitchen comes with full sized appliances, blender, and coffee maker (coffee not supplied) The bedroom was a good size and had great storage space. The bathroom was well stocked with good water pressure and temperature. The honour bar in the shared... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
VA
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
12 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I just returned from a lovely stay in Playa Samara and the Villas Kalimba. From our first contact with the villa it was apparent that Roberto, Diego and the rest of the Kalimba family made us a priority by quickly responded to our questions and working with us when we arrived a day late due to an... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Nanaimo, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The photos are real, the location is great, the owner is charming (and a great cook) and the staff were very helpful and friendly. Samara is a nice, out of the way place that is laid back and casual and we found it to be quiet and peaceful too. Villas Kalimba is close to everything... next time we wont even... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Burns Lake, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

We had our wedding at Villas Kalimba on Feb 4th and it was the perfect spot. We loved all the villas, especially the Kamar house, where our whole family stayed for the wedding. We were travelling with a group of 20 people and a baby....the house has big spacious ooms with comfy king sized beds and their own bathroom. Very... More

Was this review helpful? Yes

Been to Villas Kalimba? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Villas Kalimba

Address: Playa Samara, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Samara
Amenities:
Free Parking Kitchenette Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 23 B&Bs / Inns in Playa Samara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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 
Also Known As:
Villas Kalimba Hotel
Villas Kalimba Hotel Playa Samara

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Villas Kalimba, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Bookmark for later
Save Saved
You added Villas Kalimba to your Saves list