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Tambor Tropical Beach Resort

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05/07/2017 05/08/2017
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Helena, Montana
Reviewed December 7, 2016

The resort is beachside with nature trails for excellent bird sightings. The Scarlet Macaws greeted us each day. The rooms are spacious with kitchens, the hardwood is elegant and beautiful. The resort is very clean, high standard. It was a calm and relaxing stay. The people are friendly and helpful and the food very delicious. You can take stand up...

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

Thank you! We are glad you enjoyed some of our activities. Indeed, this bay is blessed with awesome birding and it's perfect for SUP. Gracias!!!

Cologne, Germany
Reviewed October 8, 2016

We came by the Tambor Tropical by chance (let's go left here) and loved it at once. The rooms are build completely of wood and with a lot of attention to detail. They are very clean and well maintained. The bed is super comfortable and yes, you can really see the sunrise. They also have a well equipped kitchen with...

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

Thank you so much for your review. It was great to have you spend these 6 days with us. Hope you have a wonderful year and look forward to your next visit. Gracias!!!

Reviewed September 25, 2016

Small resort where you get to know the people that work there and the other guests. I've been to LOTS of resorts and this had the best vibe. They brought us complementary afternoon snacks by the pool. Excellent evening cocktails and great affordable breakfast in the mornings. There's a neat dance club just outside the resort that you can walk...

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

Thank you! We look forward to welcoming you again at Tambor Tropical. Indeed it's always a fun place to meet nice new people. Best, Juan Carlos

London, UK
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...

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

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...

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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!

Ottawa, Canada
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!

Johnsburg, Illinois
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!

Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada
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...

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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!

Lilburn
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....

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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!

Denver, Colorado
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...

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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!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
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: | 100m East and 75m North from local public school, on beachfront, Tambor 60111, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Tambor
Price Range: $169 - $242 (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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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Second floor rooms have better view but are more expensive.”
847oresteg, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Upper level rooms have a skylight; lower level rooms are a bit dark”
nancycU5637KK, Mar 5, 2017 | Read review
“Tip floor is best for views”
trishh781, Mar 4, 2017 | Read review
“Ask for an upper floor room overlooking the pool.”
HMCS10, Feb 13, 2017 | Read review
“Second floor rooms have great views, but people with mobility issues will want a ground floor room.”
  • We arrived to a unicorn and some blossoms and towel animals.
  • We arrived to a unicorn and some blossoms and towel animals.
  • We arrived to a unicorn and some blossoms and towel animals.
RuRuRoams, Feb 10, 2017 | Read review
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