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Tambor Tropical Beach Resort

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Ur Tambor - Puntarenas, 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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Davis, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very lovely property all done in local woods varnished like a fine boat. Huge maintenance project but kept up quite nicely. Quiet, fabulous natural landscaping and good food at the poolside restaurant where I ate twice a day. The quiet is enhanced by being at the end of a dead end road and not near any busy streets or loud... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Really down to earth. We travel to several countries a year and I'd have to say I've never experienced something quite like this. Haters gonna hate but the place was perfect. It's well kept and quite. The staff soon became friends and it's like the entire community knows each other. The hotel provided everything. The bar was great, food was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

We have never stayed somewhere so nice. The rooms are stunning and handcrafted out of local wood. The bar is full of locals. The food was healthy and delicious. And the staff went above and beyond. They even let us use a room to shower after we checked out because we were sandy from the beach and our flight wasn't... More 

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Edmonton
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107 reviews 107 reviews
24 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We only stayed there 3 days/2 nights. The resort is very nice. Food was more than adequate and continental breakfast of toast, yogurt, cereal, fruit, coffee, juice, included. Pros - nice rooms , nice views from 2nd storey, good food small walking trails behind hotel for bird watching. Cons - wooden shutter knobs require attention on all rooms (we had... More 

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55 reviews 55 reviews
14 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

This is a very peaceful and serene boutique hotel. Picture perfect and great food, served poolside. I know the owner of this place from my years in Salem Oregon.... at least I assume he still owns it. His staff at Tambor are very polite and friendly. I recommend the upstairs suites. Ask them to take you up stream on horseback... More 

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Calgary
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71 reviews 71 reviews
5 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

This place is a gem. It is in the middle of what seems like an endless beach. Dark sand but wonderful. Lots of shells and the sunsets are out of this world. It has the usual all inclusive stuff but the staff is all really good and the security is great. If you walk 40 minutes down the beach you... More 

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Saint John, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

My husband and I have recently returned from a holiday at Tambor Tropical Beach Resort. We had talked about visiting Costa Rica to see some new and exciting birds for many years. This is the place to go! WOW. I near had palpitations when the first day we seen almost 100. This of course was due to the guidance of... More 

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Toronto
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Just returned from 10 days at Tambor Tropical! A beauty of a resort with fanastic food and beautiful people! Juan Carlos was very helpful and accommodating and made our stay the best vacation ever! He is the kind of guy who is doing all he can to continually improve the community - and it shows ! Nick the "birdman" took... More 

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Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We were at the Tambor Tropical for a birding trip and thoroughly enjoyed our stay! Good food, great staff, and an overwhelming array of bird species. We would definitely stay with Tambor Tropical again!

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Winnipeg, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

This was my second visit to Tambor Tropical. Lucky me! Bruce from Seascape Kayak Tours introduced me to this gem of a resort. Tambor Tropical is a very unique lodging experience. Garden of Eden like beauty. Close and linked to the local community. It is a very accommodating resort where you feel a sense of connection to the area around... More 

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