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Kelowna, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would like to thank Harry and Don't (best dog ever....so chill) for one of the most relaxing and pleasurable vacations I have had in years. Harry's hospitality, the cleanliness of the cabinas, the welcome coffee and water and the amazing pool made this a perfect escape pad. Having surfboard and bikes available also made this one of the reasons...

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Reviewed September 13, 2016

We had a great time staying at Harry's. The place was super clean and had everything we needed. Harry is very nice and helpful on where to go and what to do. We really enjoyed the free bikes and surfboards that were both in very good shape. The pool and upstairs deck are in great shape and perfect for relaxing...

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed September 1, 2016

From the time I booked until the time I left Harry was there for everything I needed. Even though I was the only guest at the time in Green, Harry checked up each day, provided local knowledge, and was always colorful. His place is a very short bike ride or 10 minute walk to the beach and the entire place...

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Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

Just got back from our stay at Harry's. Upon arrival we received a thorough tour of the Cabina and property, both equipped with everything needed for our week long stay. The property is well kept, quiet and secluded - perfect for relaxing after a day at the beach or walking around town. Harry was available to answer any questions we...

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Reviewed June 5, 2016

We stayed at Harry’s for 9 nights at the end of April, in Blue and then Orange cabina. We highly recommend it! Harry’s been very friendly and helpful. He gave us a tour of the place when we arrived, showed us surf spots and was always up for a chat about nothing and everything. The place is clean. Pool feels...

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed May 7, 2016

We stayed with Harry for a little over a week in July of 2015. This place was amazing. The bikes and surfboards he had on site were an extra bonus for us as well. We rented a car and drove in from the Liberia airport. It was a little difficult to find, even with GPS and printed directions, but that's...

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
Reviewed April 29, 2016

We visited Tamarindo over spring break and we are so glad that we chose to stay at Harry's. It is the perfect location, far enough away from downtown, but just a short walk away from the beach and restaurants. Our cabina had just about everything that we needed (AC, wifi, TV, a video library, an e-book library) and if anything...

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North Bay, Canada
Reviewed April 16, 2016

If you’re reading this review, you are probably already looking for a place to chill, to cool off, to feel safe and secure as you put your head down at night in a comfy bed, to have coffee in the morning while you let your friends know where you are, to pick a lime off a tree beside your pool...

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Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed April 7, 2016

This was our first vacation in Costa Rica and Harry's El Escondite was a wonderful place to stay. We spent there 6 nights in late March. Harry was welcoming and very knowledge. He gave us tips on where to eat, where to shop, which bank to go to. He was a great sounding board. Harry's cabinas are off the main...

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Halifax, Canada
Reviewed April 4, 2016

Harry’s El Escondite may not be a 5-Star Luxury Resort but it’s big on 5-Star service including “Don’t”, Harry’s awesome "man's best friend" (the best trained dog I’ve ever met!), who is always there to greet you and ensure you arrived home to the property when you go out, especially during the evening. Harry is accessible to help with whatever...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Free use of surf boards and bikes. Surf lessons and guide available. A secluded 4-plex of studio-apartment style cabinas; favorite 'hideout' for both returning surfers and first timers. Accommodations for individuals up to a party of 10 in 4 cabinas. Each cabina can sleep up to 3 people and has a kitchen, large bathroom with hot water, air-conditioning and cable TV. El Escondite also has laundry facilities, phones and internet access. A pool, BBQ and hammocks round out a perfect place to hangout after surfing. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Harry's, El Escondite

Address: Cabinas Escondite, Tamarindo 2000, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Tamarindo
Price Range: $60 - $100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“We stayed in the orange cabina and it was perfect for us.”
 of 5 bubbles RaisinKane, Mar 11, 2016 | Read review
“Orange cabina is our preference on a balance of better air conditioning, kitchen and patio space. It seems better insulated.”
 of 5 bubbles johnu96, Jan 23, 2016 | Read review
“Orange cabina is large and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles DPCuevas, Nov 27, 2015 | Read review
“Have Harry send you a map to the place; if you haven't been there before it's hard to find.”
 of 5 bubbles 771neilp, Aug 31, 2015 | Read review
“We stayed in the blue cabina - king size bed. Looked like sofa converted if needed.”
 of 5 bubbles TeriG56, Jul 20, 2015 | Read review
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