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Papaya Con Leche

Open Now: 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Unforgettable experience! So glad my friends and I stumbled into this cute little shop. The owner... read more

Reviewed January 1, 2019
Valerie W
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Long time customer recommends Papaya con Leche

Finding a flattering bathing suit for any sized woman is always hard. Being a petite at 5' tall and... read more

Reviewed December 17, 2018
Susan J
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Papaya con Leche is a unique brand which creates high-end, sexy, vibrant beachwear on Costa Rica’s Gold Coast in Playa Tamarindo. Renowned for signature surf style suits and their Gold Label Patchwork Collection, Papaya con Leche offers superior...more
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| Pacific Park Unit #2, Tamarindo 50309, Costa Rica
+506 2653 3902
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Reviewed January 1, 2019 via mobile

Unforgettable experience! So glad my friends and I stumbled into this cute little shop. The owner was on site and she designs the swimwear and shoes (they're gorgeous). She helped us find outfits in our sizes, made recommendations, then delivered shoes to my friends hotel...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Valerie W
Reviewed December 17, 2018

Finding a flattering bathing suit for any sized woman is always hard. Being a petite at 5' tall and 100 lbs makes finding clothes and bathing suits especially difficult. The custom bathing suits at Papaya con Leche have solved this problem! I have shopped at...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Susan J
Reviewed November 17, 2018 via mobile

Such a nice boutique and fantastic service. I bought a pair of shoes and a bikini, witch are super comfortable both and the quality is the best! I'll come back for sure! Super Pura vida! -Helene

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 16, 2018

The custom designed swim apparel attracted us to this shop, but the service, unique accessories, and clothing and shoes are superb! High style with personal, friendly service made my visit with friends the highlight of our shopping day in Tamarindo. The store is a delight...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Christine L
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

I went to this store in March 2015 actually (TA won’t let me put that as the date) and bought two bikinis. After 3 years I found they were the only ones I was wearing and I got compliments on them everywhere I went; they...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

This is my fav boutique in Tamarindo! The selection they have and the kindness they show are amazing. The owner Katiana and her staff are the best! She even designs shoes and bathing suits! They are gorgeous and hello my girls that have wide dancers...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

The new location is spacious and beautiful. I bought a comfortable, flowing dress during this visit. The staff is incredibly helpful and the owner and designer, Kata is absolutely lovely.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Wendy T
Reviewed July 17, 2018

Always filled with colorful bikinis, resort dresses and fun sandals, all of which are customizable, the Papaya Con Leche boutique is lovely. The customer service is also great and don't hesitate to contact the store via facebook if there is an item you wished you...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Lynn P
Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

I absolutely loved the clothes! They are great quality and very unique styles. The ladies in the store are very attentive and really make your shopping experience enjoyable! Highly recommend!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank samanthapaiged14
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

This store has unique,cute clothing that are quality made. They even have a semestress on site to make bathing suits you design or can alter bathing suits on the rack. Staff is very helpful and friendly!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Shannon R
August 5, 2017|
Response from Papayaconleche | Property representative |
Hi Shannon! So happy to hear that you love the shoes so much that you would like another pair! I would love to help you with that problem. Please feel free to contact me on our Face Book page Papaya con Leche Hope to hear... More
January 14, 2016|
Response from Papayaconleche | Property representative |
Hi Marcie! We have a large selection of swimsuit sizes and colors and styles here at Papaya con Leche! In the bikinis we also sell separates if you want to mix-and-match or if you need different sized tops and bottoms... More
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Maple Ridge, Canada
Papaya Con Leche update ! (14 Replies)
Just received my 2 swimsuits in the mail today ! Yippee ! They fit great and well worth the wait. They even added a little something to complete the look, Im quite impressed ! Sue
February 23, 2010|
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Good for you SUE! roadadvisor
Maple Ridge, Canada
Tamarindo Trip Report Part 2 -In Town (9 Replies)
Tamarindo Trip Report Part 2 - In Town On our first day in Costa Rica I insisted on heading into to town. My first stop was Papaya Con Leche. I heard about this place before I got there and it was very much a priority for me personally. This is a small shop which specialize in swim wear. As I work on boats bck home I wear bathing suits frequently, I wanted something special and unique and most importantly it needed to cover my a**. We met Christina who was friendly and funny and a real...More
January 30, 2010|
Response fromroadadvisor|
Thank you about your report...to bad Don Fernandos was not good for you...I just love the place...well maybe next time! roadadvisor