The place is beautiful first and foremost. It is sturdy, solid, great finishing touches, high-end fixtures and gated security. Pool area is relaxing, patio is quaint and private. The outdoor showers are very cool if you have never experience this. The interior does look different from the pictures as original owner wanted all of her belongings back so they have re-furnished the place. No big deal.
Spent 3 nights and had a couple of minor issues but they were resolved quickly by Bob and his team - very professionally and he personally checked in on the status during and afterward. Very pleased with result.
A recommendation: brochure info says 10 minute walk to town but when you get there you are told "I wouldn't walk, it's too far". Maybe that was because we had my 70+ year old parents with us. People do walk it, but it is not "ideal". The walk is not smooth - it is rocky, rutty, dusty and too far. The road condition is not a "property management" issue more a Tamarindo issue. The Beach Club is also not as close as we thought (not as far as town). You can walk it no doubt, it just won't be pleasant on that road and you'll be covered in road dust. I do believe you can access the Beach Club from the beach side which would be a much better walk, I just felt doing this was like going around your ankle to get to your thumb.
Would I stay here again if we went back to Tamarindo? Yes, most definitely, but we would have rented a car for our stay instead we relied on a tour company to move us around Costa Rica (Odyssey Tours is AMAZING people!!). However, we won't go back to Tamarindo - not our scene as it is too busy for our family and too Americanized.
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