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El Sabanero Eco Lodge

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Cana Fistula | Entre Tamarindo y Santa Cruz, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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Ranked #12 of 31 Tamarindo B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The location is ok, it could have been closer to the beach. The facilities were clean but simple, no luxury vibes. We were really impressed by the owners' s service: we got meals cooked to orders, great advices regarding the area ....

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I really enjoy visiting Costa Rica but most of all our stay at El Sabanero was the best. The staff were helpful and catered too you. The villa were well kept and the atmosphere was tranquil. It was exactly what two New Yorkers needed.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Spent 3 weeks at El Sabanero during March and April 2014. The grounds are beautifully cared for, the pool is refreshing, the cabanas are far enough apart to feel really private. I had a great view of the valley and hills on the other side. Saw monkeys in the trees, beautiful birds, iguanas and bats. The staff is the true... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Came here with a Yoga group in March 2014. The first thing I noticed was the sparkling pool overlooking the mountains. The bright blue turquoise water literally popped against the backdrop! I couldn't get over the color. To say the staff went above and beyond is a cliche. They were extremely attentive, yet in a natural, authentic way without being... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Every day was a beautiful one at El Sabanero - all due to the location, the staff and owners (Kurt and Harold). I would highly recommend El Sabenoro - you get to relax, enjoy an amazing calm view, fresh food and go about town (15 minutes away). An eco friendly experience, authentic and serene.Cant wait to go back here! Thank... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

I have visited El Sabanero 3 times now and recommend it to everyone. When I go away on vacation I want to completely relax and unwind - this is the perfect place to do it. The vibe is incredibly chill and I can spend all day in the lounger without anyone interrupting me. At the same time I can sit... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

El Sabanero had the best pool of the many small resorts we stayed in! Pool temperature was perfect. The rancho / common areas are spacious and well-designed with comfortable chairs, hammocks, bar area, and dining area. No need to venture off to the beaches with such a great setting here, but the beaches are close by. Cabins are well-built with... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights in February 2014, and I wish it would have been longer! The staff were utterly amazing, the rooms were perfect, the pool was beautiful and the food could have been some of the best I have ever had in my life. Upon arrival, they helped take our bags to our rooms, and set us... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

My friend and I stayed here for 5 nights in February 2014. We wanted a small relaxed hotel within easy reach of Tamarindo and we could not have chosen anywhere better than El Sabanero. It is about a 15 minute drive from Tamarindo and a taxi will cost about $20 with tip. At the lodge, there are 10 cabins, well... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Where do I start?! *Kurt and Harold are fantastic--two brothers who run the place. They will help you and answer all your questions as you plan your trip and give you the warmest welcome you can imagine once you arrive. You will feel like you are visiting old friends. *Willie, the chef extraordinaire, is equally welcoming, friendly, and helpful. His... More

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Address: Cana Fistula | Entre Tamarindo y Santa Cruz, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Tamarindo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — El Sabanero Eco Lodge 3*
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Also Known As:
El Sabanero Eco Hotel Tamarindo
El Sabanero Ecolodge Tamarindo
El Sabanero Ecolodge Hotel Tamarindo

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Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool
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Located in the north Pacific side of Costa Rica, in the province of Guanacaste. A 10 min drive to Tamarindo Beach Resort, 5 min from the Hacienda Pinilla golf course facilities and only 15 min from world-class surf spots such as Avellanas Beach, Playa Negra and Playa Grande. El Sabanero is perfectly located close to all exciting activities. Staying at El Sabanero, one experiences total tranquility, the pure nature, the exotic local animals such as howling monkeys, iguanas, exotic butterflies, parrots & much more, plus the fantastic view of the area. ... more   less 
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