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Harry's, El Escondite

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Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 7 April 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...

Thank gabrielakrawiec
Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 4 April 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...

2Thank Karen_mp1
Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 1 April 2016

My brother and I were looking for a place to stay during our week in Tamarindo, and we were lucky to find a cabina with a kitchen, private bathroom, and two beds at Harry's. The location is perfect- it's a short walk to the beach and downtown, and far enough from the bars that it's very quiet. We went during...

Thank Mandy M
Reviewed 11 March 2016

We traveled to the Tamarindo area in mid February and spent an incredible 7 nights at Harry's El Escondite. From the second our van pulled up, Harry came out to greet us and gave us a very thorough tour of the property and made us feel right at home from the get go. He was always around to answer any...

Thank RaisinKane
Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

I stayed at Harrys for five days...I did not want to leave!! Harrys was a perfect place to relax and unwind;I felt right at home from the minute I got there!!! Harry is a super friendly and interesting man who helped us with all our questions and treated us like close friends. I highly recommend this place if you are...

Thank Megan Y
Banff, Canada
Reviewed 28 February 2016

My boyfriend and I had an exceptional time at Harry's. Harry was an excellent host, he makes sure you know what to do and where to go. Perfect location, minutes from the beach and restaurants but just far enough that you get peace and quiet during the evening. Our time here was great and we would definitely stay again.

Thank vinyl20
Reviewed 25 February 2016

My husband and I spent two relaxing weeks in the Orange Cabina. We couldn't have asked for a better place. The room was clean and comfortable. The layout allows for privacy, but also allows you to meet and mingle with the other guests. We enjoyed meeting everyone and appreciated their willingness to share their Tamarindo knowledge with us. Harry is...

Thank Djanig
Reviewed 15 February 2016

Spent 4 nights in Tamarindo at this lovely spot. Our host and owner of the property, Harry, was very welcoming and provided us with helpful information re dining and surfing. The cabina was clean and comfortable, everything we needed was on site or just a short walk down the hill. We hope to be returning soon. Love from Canada!

1Thank Natasha H
Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

We only spent 3 days at Harry's, and regretted every day that we spent in Costa Rica at places OTHER than Harry's. We are already anticipating our next visit to Tamarindo, and Harry's is the only place for us! Keywords for Harry's: Clean. Simple. Quiet. Fun. Easy. Pura Vida. Kevin and Jenine. See you next time Harry! give Don't (the...

2Thank kevin i
Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 23 January 2016

Harry has created a little private paradise on the hills close to the beach. Always a pleasure to stay here with a really cool owner and a chance to mingle with different guests. The attractive pool really helps me during my stays in Costa Rica as the average temperature is often higher than my comfort zone.

Thank john u

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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
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Tamarindo
Price Range: $80 - $133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Harry's, El Escondite Costa Rica/Tamarindo
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“All of the cabinas are great!”
 of 5 bubbles T8173WHrebeccag, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in the orange cabina and it was perfect for us.”
 of 5 bubbles RaisinKane, 11 Mar 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, 23 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Orange cabina is large and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles DPCuevas, 27 Nov 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, 31 Aug 2015 | Read review
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