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Harry's, El Escondite

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Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Harry provides a true hideaway, just up the hill from busy downtown Tamarindo. We have been two times, and hope to return again some day! At Harry's, you're just a quick bike ride or walk away from the beach/downtown, but you're in your own private, peaceful atmosphere where you can relax and unwind. We have enjoyed many great meals there...

Thank Rebecca G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent 10 relaxing days lazing the hours away at Harrys and Tamarindo. Booking was a breeze, Harry was on it rapido. We showed up and Harry was waiting for us with all the info we needed, we then sat down to meet and greet the other guests (Bren, Cindy and Russ, great people). From there Harry introduced us to...

Thank andybMidland
Kelowna, Canada
Reviewed 22 November 2016 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...

Thank Tim S
Reviewed 14 September 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...

Thank Max W
Austin, Texas
Reviewed 1 September 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...

Thank mooseatmurchison
Reviewed 18 August 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...

Thank Erin K
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Reviewed 6 June 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...

Thank Valerie D
Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 8 May 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...

Thank summerjune85
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Reviewed 29 April 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...

1Thank JesMorin
North Bay, Canada
Reviewed 16 April 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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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: RM266 - RM443 (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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