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Recent Tamarindo reviews
Enjoying Pura Vida
"We spent a wonderful three weeks at Casa de Valencia sharing our time with family and friends who came and went during the time we were there. For the first time in our many travels, though never to Costa Rica, we did not rent a car. Given the location of the villa and all of the activities and transportation options available, we did not miss having one. Getting to and from the airport in Liberia was very easy and can be arranged through the rental office or a van or taxi can be easily arranged from the airport.
The villa itself was very comfortable and the outdoor patio, dining and pool area wonderful. We spent most of our time outdoors and loved the visits from birds, iguanas and monkeys. The staff at Casablanca was friendly and helpful and provided any assistance we needed. We did most of our own cooking and enjoyed the outdoor grill, fully equipped kitchen and proximity to the local grocery store and fresh fish market. Kenny provided a handy wheeled shopping cart which made life very easy!
We enjoyed the beach, ocean, pool and various tours of the area. Most of all, we loved being able to hang out on our wonderful and secluded patio reading, and reveling in the Pura Vida life. We enjoyed it so much that we're hoping to spend a month next year at wonderful Casa de Valencia."
Guest: Tn'TDate of Stay: January 2015Review Submitted: March 12, 2015
The property manager was very helpful.
The vacation rental was spotless.
I was very happy with the location.
I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.
Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.
This was my wife and my first trip to Costa Rica and it was an amazing experience. The staff was very accommodating and the condo was beautiful and perfectly located close to everything. We felt completely safe our entire week of stay and will be back for sure."
Guest: Steve T.Date of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: June 6, 2015
"Just got back from a 2 week vacation in this 3 bedroom penthouse. Bob was great to work with and so are the concierges. Had a great time exploring the area. You don't need a car but we rented one the last 2 days to do some sightseeing on our own. They have wonderful tours that pick you up right from the condo. They have so many to choose from its hard to decide. The only thing is its not cheap so be prepared for spending some money. Food is expensive and so are the restaurants.
The best part about this condo is the beach club across the street. This is where we spent most of our time. There are free boogie boards and surf boards for rent. This is a huge plus. Many tourist come to spend the day at the beach club because its so nice to have a restaurant , the pool with the beach all right there. The people who work at the beach club are so nice and helpful. Nickalaus will teach you to surf if you don't know how they also have paddlboarding and kayaks for rent. I already miss happy hour on the beach watching the sunset."
Guest: Laurie H.Date of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: July 13, 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