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Tambor Tropical Beach Resort

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Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
  • Excellent88%
  • Very good10%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“juan carlos”(19 reviews)
“shrimp nachos”(6 reviews)
“birding tour”(5 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Room Service
Suites
Poolside Bar
Kitchenette
Multilingual Staff
3 Star 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...
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Location and contact
| 100m East and 75m North from local public school, on beachfront, Tambor 60111, Costa Rica
1.4 km to Tambor Airport
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Reviewed May 15, 2018

We discovered this place two years when we stopped in twice for lunch. When deciding to go back to the Nicoya Peninsula, I knew this would be the place we would stay and we were NOT disappointed. We didn't want to leave. The rooms are...More

1  Thank kalabundy
Response from CruiserII, General Manager at Tambor Tropical Beach ResortResponded May 16, 2018

Muchas gracias! Thanks for coming back and we hope for another visit. You've captured the essence of this wonderful place. We appreciate your kind review and wish you the best.

Reviewed April 30, 2018

I recently spent a week at this resort. If you want a very nice relaxing place, look no further. The rooms are very nice and the grounds are gorgeous. The beach is very nice and the waves were great. We walked over 50 miles during...More

Thank mmarra32018
Response from CruiserII, General Manager at Tambor Tropical Beach ResortResponded May 1, 2018

Thanks for your recent visit. It's great that you enjoyed the multiple hiking trails available. We look forward to your return. Gracias!!!

Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

I’ve traveled to a number of tropical destinations in my time, and find this resort constitutes the best of what I’ve experienced to date. Set mere yards from a wonderful beach, Tambor Tropical does all the things you’d hope for from such a place in...More

Thank nino001
Response from CruiserII, General Manager at Tambor Tropical Beach ResortResponded April 21, 2018

Wow! Thanks for this very kind review that captures the essence of this wonderful bay and place. We hope you do come back! GRACIAS!!!

Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

Best place to stay in Tambor! Had an amazing stay at Tambor Tropical! Beach is literally a stones throw away, perfectly located in between 2 national Parks Cabo Blanco and Curu each well worth a visit. Food was delicious. Room was incredible, sea views, absolutely...More

Thank Tristan A
Response from CruiserII, General Manager at Tambor Tropical Beach ResortResponded April 14, 2018

Hola and thanks for this nice review that well captures the essence of Tambor Tropical. We are blessed to be located in such a beautiful bay full of amazing nature and spectacular views. Again thanks for sharing your experience and we look forward to a...More

Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I spent four days at Tambor Tropical. The octagonal tropical wood suites were roomy, functional and works of art. The balconies, especially on the upper floors, made a delightful place to watch the ocean, exotic birds and howler monkeys. Juan Carlos, the...More

1  Thank Keith L
Response from CruiserII, General Manager at Tambor Tropical Beach ResortResponded April 3, 2018

Thank you so much for your very nice review. Indeed we are surrounded by amazing nature and great birding. We look forward to hosting you again. Pura vida!!!

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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Room Service
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Shuttle Bus Service
Room Service
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
Spa
Details
Price range
US$210 - US$244 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$210 - US$244 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Marci W
June 26, 2018|
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Response from CruiserII | Property representative |
Correct. Above 16
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Douglas S
May 17, 2018|
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Response from kalabundy | Reviewed this property |
If you are staying at Tambor Beach Resort, talk to Javier. His company Pura Vida Expeditions would love to help you out. You can arrange pretty much anything with them.
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mmarra32018
March 18, 2018|
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Response from CruiserII | Property representative |
Hola, you can rent our paddle boards for $15 per board for two hours. Kayaks are available through amazing guided tours ($85). This bay is perfect for both activities. Hope to welcome you soon!!
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"top floors have best views"
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"Go for a second floor unit!"
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"Stay on second floor or the noise will keep you up"
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"I was happy downstairs but I suspect upstairs rooms have a broader vista of the beach and sunrise."
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