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Vista Hermosa Boutique Bed & Breakfast

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Lot 14, Villas del Mar, Tambor, Costa Rica
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Hull, Quebec, Canada
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Beautiful place worth discovering! Vista Hermosa is one of the nicest hotel we visited in Tambor. A real dream come through for Foodies...it was THE best meal we've ever had in Costa Rica. Service is impeccable, staff is super friendly and something almost impossible to find all over this country...real comfortable seating! Get there in the early afternoon, check out... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015 via mobile

Best way to sum up paradise is Vista Hermosa in Tambor, Costa Rica. We had the pleasure of staying 1 week which wasn't nearly long enough. The toughest part of the review is where to begin. Tambor itself is beautiful & secluded. At Vista Hermosa there were empty black sand beaches over-looked by Howling Monkeys climbing through the Almond trees... More 

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Winterthur, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Staying 7 days with Judy, Ernesto, Doris and the two dogs Pulga and Brako was a beautiful experience! There are only a few rooms and you get to know each other quite a bit. It is very familial here and it doesn't make the impression of being in a hotel as they threat you as a member of the family.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015 via mobile

We were persuaded to check out vista Hermosa from the few, but surprisingly universally superlative reviews on this site. We drove up from Tango Mar last night (which I recommend - taking a car or taxi that is. It is walkable from tango mar, but probably a 25 minute jaunt down mostly unlit roads). The restaurant is at the end... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

This was my first visit to Costa Rica and it was fabulous experience as we spent the week at Vista Hermosa. Judy picked us up at the airport in Tambora and took the scenic route back to the Villa. The accommodations are spacious and very clean. With very high temperatures, day and night, the ceiling fans are a welcome feature.... More 

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Portage la Prairie, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Vista Hermosa offers a variety of rooms to enjoy, with pools right there. Judy will work with you to ensure your stay includes all you could wish for. Terrific guides, gorgeous setting, off the usual tourist track. The breakfasts are hearty and delicious. Waking to bird song and howler monkeys - can't ask for more!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Sadly our visit to Vista Hermosa was only 2 days. From the moment Ernesto, Brako, and Pulga greeted us at the front gate we knew we had found a winner. The house is beautiful and open with amazing gardens outside. The bar area was perfect for an afternoon pina colada (Ernesto makes THE best blended drinks...). The room was large... More 

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Tambor, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Finding Judy's restaurant was a god send after experiencing disappointing meals around the area. The warm, friendly atmosphere immediately makes you feel comfortable. We weren't even staying at the hotel, and we ended up hanging around the area for the afternoon and returning in the evening for the expertly mixed drinks, wonderful conversations and truly satisfying home cooking. The pina... More 

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Salt Spring Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We ate at the restaurant at Vista Hermosa and were so impressed by the food and the service. The bar tender makes fabulous cocktails, the salads were yummy, and we particularly enjoyed Judy's beef tenderloin. Tender and delicious! !

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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Fabulous! The service and food here are outstanding. If you like mojito's - Ernesto, the resident bartender, guide and servers make the best ones ever!!! The food of gourmet quality and the menu has something for everyone. Roast beef to burgers to vegitarian - we dined on it all during out stay with Judy and her team. For anyone who... More 

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