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Recent Tamarindo reviews
Location, Location, Location!
"It was a pleasure to deal with the owner! The condo is great for a big group, it's super clean, quite and has a wonderful location in Tamarindo. The managing company organized a shuttle for us from Liberia airport. The condo is fully equipped: the linens, kitchen, bathrooms, and it has a blow-dryers:))). It is exactly as advertised.
There are so many nearby activities: surfing, fishing, canopy, rain forest, volcano, turtles, souvenirs, restaurants (Walter's has a Happy Hour all day long) etc.
Definitely we'd recommend this property and will be back soon."
Guest: AnonymousDate of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: June 15, 2015
"We stayed at Ibis #8 for 2 weeks, from Jan 4-18th. As other reviewers have pointed out, the unit itself is very well appointed with high-end appliances, sturdy furniture and all of the modern conveniences one would expect from an upscale condo. The condo itself does not have any amenities onsite (pool, gym, etc.) - these are located directly across the street at the Langosta Beach Club. Ibis guests have full access; the club is also features one of the nicer restaurants in the area. This is the quieter, more scenic section of Tamarindo beach, which may appeal to those seeking a slower pace.
Sebastian (the concierge) was very friendly and approachable. He always greeted us with a warm smile and was great with our kids. Bob handled a few issues that came up and he took care of them promptly. The security/groundskeepers/housekeepers were all very friendly and helpful. One of them kindly fixed a broken strap on our luggage, which we really appreciated. The crew at the Langosta Beach Club were also very fun and energetic.
Some might find the location a bit remote (you will need to drive or walk 5-7 mins to get to Tamarindo, down a busy dirt road with no sidewalks) but we liked the fact that it was quiet and relatively secluded. We were a bit disappointed with the dust and road noise that came from the adjacent Langosta Road. Apparently a paving project is imminent, so the dust issue may be addressed soon. Nevertheless, if you are a light sleeper, I would suggest looking for a unit facing the rear of the building, which faces the Tamarindo Preserve.
The unit boasts comfy beds, a pull-out sofa sleeper, nice plumbing fixtures, tasteful decorating, modern appliances and three separate decks. The WiFi is not particularly strong - barely enough for Netflix, fine for e-mail and social networking. There is no VoIP line in the unit, so you will need to rely on mobile or Skype for making calls.
Overall, this unit served us well and we were not disappointed. We would recommend it to others, seeking a quieter location in an small & modern building."
Guest: Jeff B.Date of Stay: January 2015Review Submitted: January 29, 2015
"This was a great experience, from the first email from Bob Wilson, property manager, who explained the location of the Ibis complex and a description of the 3-bedroom penthouse condo. It was exactly as he described and more. The condo’s wrap around deck is furnished with couches, lounge chairs and table for 8…like an extra condo added on to the spacious great room. Each bedroom has an in suite bathroom and the kitchen is a gourmet delight. The building is totally secure and sits across the street from the Langosta Beach Club.
The Beach Club was great! Beautiful, quiet beach and pool area, nice staff, great food! Being given access to the Club with the rental of this condo is another reason to stay here.
You don’t need to rent a car. It’s about a 10-minute walk to the town of Tamarindo, where you’ll find a number of great restaurants and shops.
Bob Wilson, property manager, Sebastian, concierge and the wonderful staff helped us with too many requests to count. We give the condo five stars and the exceptional staff and service a 10 +
Adding up the reasons to stay at the Ibis…#1 beautiful home #2 great location, #3 private beach club access and #4 outstanding service!
We would definitely stay here again and recommend to our friends, family and anyone reading this review!
Thank you for a delightful stay and we look forward to returning next year!
The Dean Family
Guest: Leslie DeanDate of Stay: February 2015Review Submitted: March 20, 2015
"Congratulations! If you are reading this review, you have just made the best discovery you will ever make. My husband and I found Casa Doshack four years ago, and we have returned for longer and longer stays each winter since that time. It is truly a perfect little cottage in the midst of a tropical paradise.
Located directly on the quiet end of a long, beautiful beach, Casa Doshack has been (and will continue to be) a wonderful place for us to relax, recharge, and enjoy a peaceful break from our busy lives at home. Here is a sample of our typical day at Casa Doshack: We rise early and take a run or walk on the approximately 1½ mile beach, which is nearly deserted at sunrise. Then we drink coffee and visit as we sit in rocking chairs on the veranda, which looks out over the ocean. We spend the mornings reading or writing or taking pictures of the exotic wildlife, which surrounds us in the beautiful garden. We usually go for a swim in the ocean or take another walk along the beach. Then we prepare lunch in our fully-equipped kitchen and eat at the big table on the veranda, or we wander down the beach to one of the many restaurants in Tamarindo.
After lunch, we have time for more reading or we take a snooze in one of the hammocks in the lanai on the edge of the property overlooking the beach. Sometimes we go on an excursion in the afternoon, or we stroll into town to pick up groceries, visit the Farmer’s Market, or shop at the many boutiques and gift stores lining the streets of Tamarindo. We always make time for another swim and another walk. At dusk we make our way to the beach for a view of the gorgeous sunset.
In the evening, we prepare dinner on the grill and dine on the veranda or stroll along the beach one more time for dinner at a restaurant. We look forward to settling into our comfy bed where the sound of the ocean and the feel of the breeze lulls us to sleep.
Kathy Doshack, the owner of Casa Doshack, goes out of her way to take care of her guests, arranging activities and transportation and offering great advice and information. Her cheerful housekeeper Illeana keeps the house in order and will cook wonderful Costa Rican meals upon request. The friendly gardener Manuel entertains us as he maintains the pristine garden.
To give an adequate description of the virtues of this wonderful place would take many more paragraphs, but you really need to experience Casa Doshack for yourself to understand its magic."
Guest: Linda R.Date of Stay: January 2015Review Submitted: February 19, 2015