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Tambor Tropical Beach Resort

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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New Bern, North Carolina
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were only at Tambor Tropical for one night...wish we could've stayed longer! The wood bungalows are so inviting and the interior is perfect! We loved having the pool just outside our door (room 7) and spent most of our time at the pool, or the pool bar..and on the gorgeous beach. The view is AMAZING...so peaceful and we had...

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CruiserII, General Manager at Tambor Tropical Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! Hope that next time you do stay longer. Thanks for your kind comments to our staff also. We will take your observations in consideration. Best regards!

Reviewed 8 April 2017

Spacey beautifully furnished and ample rooms, all wood with a kitchenette/bar, quality kitchen equipment, ample bathroom Nice gardens, lots of birds and squirrels. Monkeys in the nearby woods with birding trails. Excellent service and restaurant. Included breakfast is not american style nor buffet, but plenty enough with fruits, cereals, yogurt, juice, coffee and homemade bread. One odd thing is that...

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CruiserII, General Manager at Tambor Tropical Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, it's wonderful to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to a return visit in the near future. Pura Vida!!!

Reviewed 23 March 2017

Tambor Tropical Hotel at the NICOYA Peninsula, Best Hotel & Restaurant, located among a unique Tropical Ambient” - Tambor Tropical Hotel, is definitely a Tropical Jewel destination - Natural protected by mangrove and coconuts palms, it seats at front of Tambor bay Beach. Once you're there, the place discovers it self, like a majestic Tropical Island. Great accommodation's, great ocean...

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CruiserII, General Manager at Tambor Tropical Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review!!! We look forward to welcoming you again soon!!! Gracias y Pura Vida!!!

Reviewed 6 March 2017

My husband and I enjoyed 8 days at Tambor Tropical, two days on our own and six with a Birding Tour led by the outstanding birder, Nick Hawkins. Some of my amazing experiences include floating in the warm ocean as frigate birds and pelicans flew overhead, being fed delicious healthy meals on the outside patio without being bothered by bugs,...

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CruiserII, General Manager at Tambor Tropical Beach Resort, responded to this review

Hola and gracias for your review! What a great description of our resort, bay, trails and birds! Hope you can join us again in one of our birding tours for 2018. Again, thank you!!!

Reviewed 4 March 2017

Loved, loved, loved our stay at Tambor Tropical. This is a small resort ( the best type ) that is very quiet, relaxed and offers beach and jungle views. We had the top floor of our villa and I would recommend it if you want views of the beach and waves. The room was quite spacious and did have a...

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CruiserII, General Manager at Tambor Tropical Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We are very pleased that you have enjoyed your time with us. Thanks for your tip on the Tambor airport transfer which is complementary for all our guests. In that sense, please when a reservation is made whether directly or through any booking system, please make sure we have your arrival time and...

Miramichi, Canada
Reviewed 25 February 2017

My wife and I stayed at the Tambor Tropical for 6 days and it was amazing! We were on a birding trip run by Nick Hawkins, our young guide who was so knowledgeable about the birds and the local ecosystem. The birding trip is highly recommended and includes some wonderful half-day trips or day trips to Raptor Ridge at Larry...

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CruiserII, Director General at Tambor Tropical Beach Resort, responded to this review

Muchas gracias! Definitely our birding trips are awesome and we enjoy it as much as our guests do. We look forward to your return visit so we can go on other birding adventures and amazing undiscovered locations. Thanks!

Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

An amazing and too brief stay at this beautiful resort. Everyone is attentive, courteous and friendly. The architecture is simply beautiful, rooms tastefully appointed and comfortable. Don't miss the sunrise from your bed!!

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CruiserII, Director General at Tambor Tropical Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us and for your nice review. It encourages our staff to continue the highest level of care to our guest, whom usually go away as friends! See you again soon I hope.

Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 22 February 2017

We spent just a couple of days in Tambor, traveling as second honeymoon in all the country. The place is lovely, the beach is a Paradise. I had best massage ever with Sabrina, yoga teacher and really intense vibrations. I had day carrying my stuffs and after the massage I felt flying! Super Recommended! The Resort offers massage on the...

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CruiserII, General Manager at Tambor Tropical Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us!! And thank you for your kind review. You're right, this place can be healing :) Both of our masseuses are amazing!! Hope to have you back in the future!!! Gracias!!!

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 19 February 2017

My wife and I love this little boutique hotel in Tambor. We stayed here for eight nights, having come here to participate in a 6 day birding tour organized by the hotel. The tour consisted of day trips to various locations on the southern Nicoya Peninsula, including to two nature reserves, the Curu Wildlife Refuge and Cabo Blanco. Two mornings...

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CruiserII, General Manager at Tambor Tropical Beach Resort, responded to this review

Hola!! Great to hear from you. Thanks for your nice review. It's good to hear that you have enjoyed your entire itinerary. We look forward to a return visit. Staff sends you greetings and a Pura vida!!!

Canada
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We were two people of 8 on a birding vacation to this beautiful part of the world. The trip is easy. After a flight to San José (SJO), a short flight to Tambor (TMU) on either Sansa (much easier to connect with at San José airport) or Nature Air, puts you very close to the resort, about a 10 minute...

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CruiserII, General Manager at Tambor Tropical Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind and very detailed review. I'm sure we'll see you back in Tambor next year!!! Pura vida!!!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
Official Description (provided by the 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 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tambor Tropical Beach Resort

Address: | 100m East and 75m North from local public school, on beachfront, Tambor 60111, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Tambor
Price Range: $235 - $316 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Tambor Tropical Beach Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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Tambor Tropical Beach Hotel Playa Tambor
Tambor Tropical Playa
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“Our room was room 7, just in front of the pool and a spectacular view of the ocean!”
southpaw8, 4 May 2017 | Read review
“Second floor rooms have better view but are more expensive.”
847oresteg, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Upper level rooms have a skylight; lower level rooms are a bit dark”
nancycU5637KK, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Tip floor is best for views”
trishh781, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for an upper floor room overlooking the pool.”
HMCS10, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
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