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“Affordable Comfort in Tambor” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Mar Y Sol Hotel & Restaurant

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Mar Y Sol Hotel & Restaurant
100 Meters North of Costa Coral, Tambor, Costa Rica   |  
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Ranked #5 of 7 hotels in Tambor
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“Affordable Comfort in Tambor”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012

We spent one night here during a driving tour of Guanacaste province, Costa Rica. The room was comfortable, clean, has air conditioning, TV, and the bathroom has the usual amenities and a roomy shower. Cost $40 dbl occupancy.

Tambor is quiet and very beautiful. Many beaches in Costa Rica have rip tides, or large waves that surfers love, but Tambor has a large horseshoe bay and gentle waves. The sand has no rocks, and you can walk out a long distance as the waves gently roll in.

The beach is a short (under 5 minute) walk from the Mar y Sol (you can see the ocean from the open air dining room.

There is a pizza oven (hand made by the owner), and it is wood fired. The pizza is the best I've had in Costa Rica, and quite possibly the best I've had anywhere!

We were there in the off season (August), and it was quiet. The owner does amazing woodwork, and the dining room/bar area shows off his considerable talents. He used local wood from his property to create the pizza bar, and dining room. Simple, affordable, well maintained property.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012 via mobile

Great pizza and best atmosphere
Pizza cooked in an outdoor oven
Friendly staff

Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
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Additional Information about Mar Y Sol Hotel & Restaurant

Address: 100 Meters North of Costa Coral, Tambor, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Tambor
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Airport Transportation
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Ranked #5 of 7 hotels in Tambor
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