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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

Not too many rooms and a very high standard. No kids allowed so very calm and relaxing. Beautiful and well kept rooms with real luxury feeling. Wonderful garden and the beach just a few meters away. Good food in the restaurant and a very tasty breakfast. Not much going on in Tambor though, if you´re looking for action! Can really... More 

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TamborTropical, Manager at Tambor Tropical Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the review and recommendation! We are very glad that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to your return! More 

London, UK
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Stayed here for three nights in March at the beginning of our holiday, but wish we had stayed longer. We rented a car in Liberia airport and drove straight here - a near 5 hour drive, but that included having to wait for half an hour or so for the road to clear after an accident. We had a 4x4... More 

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So glad you enjoyed your experience! We appreciate the review and look forward to yur return! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

We stayed at Tambor Tropical as we were participating in a 3 day sea-kayak adventure. I first was impressed by the beautiful wood design and structure of each of the rooms. The beds are elevated and situated so you will have a view of the sunrise each morning. The kitchens are equipped so we were able to cook our own... More 

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We're so glad you enjoyed your adventure and took advantage of our suite kitchenettes! Thank you so much for the review. Please let us know when you plan on returning to visit. We'd love to have you back! More 

Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

This beautiful resort has stunning rooms overlooking the ocean. We woke up each morning to see the sun rise. Loved the surrounding trees and flowers. Great place to see birds. Staff were terrific. Very friendly.

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TamborTropical, Public Relations Manager at Tambor Tropical Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your feedback and positive review. We hope to see you back in Tambor in the near future! Pura Vida! More 

Johnsburg, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016

The rooms are beautiful with lovely woodwork. Quiet and relaxing. Loved hearing the waves all night and the howler monkeys in the morning. The staff were very friendly. There are trails to walk right from the hotel, and the beach is a nice place to walk. Hope to return someday

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TamborTropical, General Manager at Tambor Tropical Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your feedback and positive review. We appreciate your business and look forward to having you back! Pura Vida! More 

Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

My husband and I stayed at this resort for 9 nights for our 30th anniversary celebration.This place is very special largely due to the great staff. Juan Carlos is such a friendly and helpful person who went personally to get me medication I needed. Other wonderful staff are Noellia and Fatima,always smiling. Our trip was entered around birding ,we are... More 

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1 Thank Kim M
TamborTropical, General Manager at Tambor Tropical Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your feedback and review. We are very happy that you enjoyed your birding experience. We are adding new tours this coming season and would love to have you back! Pura Vida! More 

Lilburn
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2016

This property has so many pluses that I will have to list them. -Accommodations- Beautiful cabins of polished rich wood with all amenities (kitchenettes, great mattresses and plenty of room for two to three people). Daily maid service was excellent. -Surroundings-Lush gardens with green iguanas, Scarlet Macaws,howler monkeys and many bird species (shore and inland). -Staff. Very courteous and efficient.... More 

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1 Thank Mariangel F
TamborTropical, General Manager at Tambor Tropical Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your feedback! We really appreciate your positive review and look forward to your return. Please let us know if you need help arranging your next trip when you decide to return to CR. Pura Vida! More 

Denver, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016

We are 3 friends that love to bird-watch and, after a rigorous 13 day birding trip, decided to spend a few days relaxing at a beach resort & chose Tambor Tropical. We were delighted to find that, in addition to a beautiful facility and setting, very clean and comfortable accommodations, delicious food and helpful staff, the hotel also provided several... More 

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TamborTropical, Public Relations Manager at Tambor Tropical Beach Resort, responded to this review

We're so happy to hear about your stay. We appreciate the feedback and look forward to hosting you again! We have some new birding tour this coming season so please feel free to reach out if you'd like to adventure in Tambor again! More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I just stayed at Tambor Tropical for 7 days and absolutely loved it! To start, if you're looking for a commercial vacation with high-rise hotels, this is not the place for you. This is meant to be a quiet, private, intimate escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, which we were so impressed with. First,... More 

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TamborTropical, Manager at Tambor Tropical Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the review and feedback! we work hard to ensure our guests have a fantastic experience. We will look into the timings btw! Hope to see you again! Pura Vida! More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016

We just returned from a week (5 nights) at Tambor Tropical and cannot say enough good things. The room was spacious, the bed incredibly comfortable (incredibly!). You have everything you need right there - fridge, oven, stove, coffee! The place is so well maintained - daily we saw people out cleaning, sweeping, raking, polishing etc. Popular with expats (so there... More 

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TamborTropical, Public Relations Manager at Tambor Tropical Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback! We look forward to your next visit! Pura Vida! More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tambor Tropical is an intimate boutique beach resort on Costa Rica's beautiful Nicoya Peninsula. Nestled on the on the bay, our resort offers guests a private and luxurious vacation in the less traveled Playa Tambor. 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 or explore the nearby jungle via many guided adventures. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tambor Tropical Beach Resort

Address: | Playa Tambor, Tambor 60111, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Tambor
Price Range: $186 - $264 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Tambor Tropical Beach Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
Tambor Tropical Beach Hotel Playa Tambor
Tambor Tropical Playa
Tambor Tropical Hotel Playa
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