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Tambor Tropical Beach Resort

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Overview
100m East and 75m North from local public school, on beachfront, Tambor 60111 Costa Rica See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfect location across from the beach. Small friendly resort, lovely pool area with restaurant/bar. Fabulous accomodations, the wooden interior is spectacular, well equiped and spotless. You will not be disapointed.

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Pauline B
Response from CruiserII, General Manager at Tambor Tropical Beach ResortResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your nice comments. We look forward to a return visit. Pura vida!!

Reviewed 11 October 2018

My girlfriend and I will sadly be leaving this incredibly beautiful place today to continue our travels through Costa Rica. Tambor Tropical is along the best hotels we have ever been at. The rooms are super spacious, extremely clean and beautifully designed. It really feels...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Ben D
Response from CruiserII, General Manager at Tambor Tropical Beach ResortResponded 13 October 2018

It's been great to have you as our guests, most of whom leave as our friends. Thanks for your great comments and we look forward to a return visit. Have a wonderful rest of your vacation in Costa Rica. Pura vida!!!

Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

We never expected to find such a great little hotel like this. We brought our daughter as a volunteer for the turtle rescue center for a weekend (expecting to have to rough it out) and realized there was this beautiful retreat undiscovered. Gorgeous ocean view...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank eackermannu
Response from CruiserII, General Manager at Tambor Tropical Beach ResortResponded 30 September 2018

Thanks for your great comments. This beautiful bay is blessed with nature, thank you for choosing being a part of our conservation efforts. We look forward to a return visit in the near future.

Reviewed 5 September 2018

We booked 5 days at this place to relax in a very natural setting, Since we were traveling with our children, we could not stay at the hotel and stayed at the villa. The pictures promised a beautiful setting and the villa is indeed very...More

Date of stay: March 2018
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Response from CruiserII, General Manager at Tambor Tropical Beach ResortResponded 8 September 2018

Always consistently committed to our guests, it became apparent from the beginning that this person wanted to explore other parts of the country. This review is about financial real-time reimbursement. Facts: The guest was offered a room at the resort and turned it down. There...More

Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

We had the upper rather than the lower unit and it was wonderful. We had a huge balcony and ocean view. Saw macaws flying by daily. The room was gigantic with high ceilings, wrap around windows with shutters, and wood everywhere. I came to find...More

Date of stay: February 2018
2  Thank OnTheRoadEverywhere
Response from CruiserII, General Manager at Tambor Tropical Beach ResortResponded 9 August 2018

Thanks for your kind comments. We look forward to a return visit in the near future. Pura vida!

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About
Description
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. More 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. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Room Service
Spa
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Golf Course
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Shuttle Bus Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
12
Price range
US$227 - US$243 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Tambor Tropical Beach Hotel Playa Tambor
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Tambor Tropical Playa
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Tambor Tropical Hotel Playa
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Tambor Tropical Beach Resort Costa Rica
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Tambor
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
12
Price range
US$227 - US$243 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Tambor Tropical Beach Hotel Playa Tambor
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Tambor Tropical Playa
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Tambor Tropical Hotel Playa
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Tambor Tropical Beach Resort Costa Rica
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Tambor
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Traveller (186)
Room & Suite (125)
Pool & Beach (85)
Dining (26)
Amenities (44)
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Questions & Answers
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tucanfeliz
15 October 2018|
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Response from CruiserII | Property representative |
Tambor Tropical includes continental breakfast and has a full service bar and restaurant open from 6 am to 9:30 pm, but has purposely stayed away from the all inclusive concept.
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Julie G
12 August 2018|
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Response from OnTheRoadEverywhere | Reviewed this property |
We flew into San Jose. There you can rent a car or take a bus. Both include crossing on ferry. We did the car and first went to uvita, which I loved. Jungle and swim able beaches. After tambor we went next door to montezuma... More
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149marciw
27 June 2018|
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Response from CruiserII | Property representative |
Correct. Above 16
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Room Tips
"top floors have best views"
CarmenOak16
5 Mar 2018
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"Go for a second floor unit!"
AmandaW4746
23 Feb 2018
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"Stay on second floor or the noise will keep you up"
Peter-Goldwing
23 Feb 2018
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"I was happy downstairs but I suspect upstairs rooms have a broader vista of the beach and sunrise."
29charlied
17 Jan 2018
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