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 7 Tambor hotels

Tambor Tropical Beach Resort

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Ur Tambor - Puntarenas, Tambor, Costa Rica
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added Tambor Tropical Beach Resort to your Saves list
Tambor Tropical Beach Resort
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 3 more sites!
95%
Ranked #2 of 7 hotels in Tambor
Certificate of Excellence 2014
A recent review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014
Duane W Brandywine, Maryland
  • Overview
  • Reviews (84)
  • Photos (82)
  • Similar Hotels
  • Amenities
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (14)
  • Location
  • More
Write a Review

84 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    70
    10
    2
    2
    0
See reviews for
8
56
2
Business
0
Rating summary
  • 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
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (14)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Brandywine, Maryland
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The resort was great. The room was adequate, and the landscaping was beautiful. I would recommend this resort to anyone looking to having the option of just relaxing, or having access to numerous fun activities, such as fishing, ATV riding, zip lining, water skiing, and scuba diving.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Guelph, Ontario, Canada
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

We had a great time. The resort was beautiful, the food very good, the beds amazing, the beach was lovely. There was hardly anyone on the beach. We golfed at Los Delfines near by. It is a beautiful well kept course. The resort was somewhat isolated but everything you might need was there. The scenery and wildlife was incredible. We... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, Canada
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
6 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

We took a day trip to Tambor and after spending the afternoon on the beach we stopped in for lunch and drinks. We sat at the outdoor tiki bar and the bartender made delicious pina coladas with all fresh ingredients. In fact they were so yummy we bought the ingredients and made them ourselves at our hotel the next day!... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Rocky Mountain House, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

When Bonnie and I travel one of our hopes is to find a hidden jewel, a little slice of heaven that becomes the defining experience for that trip. During a recent fifteen day holiday in Costa Rica, we found heaven at Tambor Tropical. We spent two nights at Tambor Tropical, each night bookending a three day kayaking adventure at the... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Prince George
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014 via mobile

This is a must stay if in the area. Beautiful accommodations and grounds. Excellent staff and service, food and drinks priced well The wood and workmanship in the buildings is something to be seen! Walk the trails in the back to see birds and monkeys We intended to stay one night and ended up staying 3

Was this review helpful? Yes
Saint John, Canada
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

We stayed at Tambor Tropical for nine nights in January of 2014. We were there as part of in inaugural birding tour hosted by the hotel (more on that later). We travel to the Caribbean and/or central America at least once every winter, seeking our smaller unique hotels and we have concluded this is the best place we have found... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Richmond, Virginia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

I can't even begin to describe how perfect this place was for my girlfriend and I's first few days of our Costa Rican adventure. Words are a disservice to how relaxed this place made us feel and to how incredible an experience it was. This is a corner of the world I will be visiting again.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Edmonton, Canada
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

A really nice place to stay, with great staff and good food Food - good food and good value Location - Excellent, right on the beach and right in town Staff - Amazing, friendly, very helpful Rooms - simply delightful Overall - a highlight of our trip to Costa Rica

Was this review helpful? Yes
Hopkinton, Massachusetts
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

After hanging at the beach, we dropped in for dinner and drinks around the pool. The food was quite good and very pleasing service. The outdoor setting looking at the beach, with tall palms and other tropical plants is wonderful. Though we did not go into the rooms, the setup looked great. Plus, good location in Tambor.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Narara, NSW
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
23 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

The rooms are large (incl. kitchen) and comfortable with attractive décor. The grounds add to the pleasant experience, I just enjoyed observing the birds and iguanas on site. This hotel fronts the beach and you will often see horses (even cattle) there. My room was the closest to the bar, which is open to the public and can get a... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Tambor Tropical Beach Resort, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Tambor Tropical Beach Resort? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Tambor Tropical Beach Resort

Address: Ur Tambor - Puntarenas, Tambor, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Tambor
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Tambor Tropical Beach Resort 3.5*
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Tingo, Travelocity, Expedia, Hotels.com, Venere and Otel so you can book your Tambor Tropical Beach Resort reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Tambor Tropical Beach Hotel Playa Tambor
Tambor Tropical Playa
Tambor Tropical Hotel Playa

82 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (77)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (13)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (11)
Viewed
Room/suite (15)
Viewed
Dining (6)
Viewed
View from room (4)
Viewed
Bathroom (3)
Viewed
Other (25)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (6)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (1)
Viewed
Other (4)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay
Select tags to find the hotel that's right for you.
All
hotels in Tambor with
any amenities

Amenities

Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Class
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tambor Tropical is an intimate boutique hotel on the Pacific Ocean that offers guests a private and luxurious vacation in the less traveled Playa Tambor on Costa Rica's beautiful Nicoya Peninsula. Relax in the comfort of one of our 12 spacious beachfront suites, swim in our gorgeous mosaic-tiled pool, indulge in massage treatments, enjoy the cuisine of our full-service restaurant, and explore the nearby jungle via many guided adventures. ... more   less 
Number of rooms
12

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Tambor Tropical Beach Resort staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer