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Recent Tamarindo reviews
"These pictures accurately reflect the property. The pool is nice, the house is very nice. There were 8 of us, 2 families and it was comfortable. It's within walking distance to Tamarindo. We did have an issue with the stove but Management fixed it right away. We had a great time and I would book this house again if we ever get back to Costa Rica. Pura Vida."
Guest: Gary K.Date of Stay: January 2015Review Submitted: February 3, 2015
"We've stayed, a family of 5, with an 18 y/o son and two 15 y/o daughters this week. We've done dozens of VRBO rentals and this is one of if not the best. El Diria, where the condo is located is by far the nicest property in Tamarindo. Centrally located to the beach and restaurants but this condo sits back in so it's incredibly quiet. You have amazing views like the pictures. We saw more animals like monkeys, iguanas, lizards, and a crocodile than we did on 3 adventure tours. Joel provided great restaurant recommendations (Patagonia, Nuguis, Pangus, the Breakfast Grind) that I highly encourage you to follow as he was right each time. And he is close by if there are any issues but we had none. It's a great time and we thoroughly enjoyed it."
Guest: Rod W.Date of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: August 4, 2015
"The pros: the condo is in a nice complex with an attractive pool and hot tub that we enjoyed almost every day, most of the time having it all to ourselves. The condo has almost everything you need (except food...which is shockingly expensive). The master room is spacious with a nice size bathroom. I would have opted for different sinks as the bowls take up much of the counter space but there is a shelf below the sink too. The owners provide hand, dish and body (liquid) soaps and laundry detergent and fabric softener, plus the linens and beach towels, all included in the rental fee. The kitchen is well stocked with the essentials you need to make your own meals "at home." The views from the balcony are just beautiful! There wasn't always a breeze so it was sometimes too muggy with bugs around to enjoy but other times it was absolutely perfect. All the people we met at the complex, around town, and on tours were very nice and helpful. The owners were also a pleasure to work with.
The cons: the beds in the second room do not have the foam topper that the master bed has so they aren't as comfortable for adults (headboards aren't attached to the beds). The sheets and towels have some stains (the spare king-size sheets have a tear in them), several of them just need to be replaced. The condo has a few maintenance items that need to be addressed, mostly normal wear and tear, hard water, and a humid environment. There is an issue with a window/door leaking in the master bedroom when really strong winds accompany storms. We were without water 3 times so I would definitely recommend putting water in bottles and pots to keep on hand. We only lost power once, just for 10 minutes. The roads to the condo are rough so be prepared to experience the "Costa Rican car massage." The pool wasn't always cleaned so we spent a few hours skimming the pool (had we mentioned this to the maintenance staff, I'm sure it would have been addressed). Even after resetting and rebooting the modem and wireless router, the wireless internet in the condo rarely every worked so we were often using the wireless internet from the complex instead.
Other important info: taxis into town are anywhere from $5 to $10 one way (higher fare is to go to the Auto Mercado which has the largest selection around and gluten free items). Do NOT change money at the airport! Everywhere we went accepted US dollars.
Overall, we really enjoyed our 2 week stay at this well-priced condo!"
Guest: Dawn W.Date of Stay: October 2015Review Submitted: October 31, 2015
Good way to see how the locals live on permanent vacation
"My wife and I visited Casa Boaz on our honeymoon and had a good time in Tamarindo. We stayed in the Casita Romantica, which was plenty of room with a full kitchen and bathroom. The property itself is great for nature lovers, as there is wildlife all over the property, which you will want to become comfortable and acquainted with if you're going to enjoy Costa Rica, because it's everywhere. The pool was nice and cool and the outdoor shower was key. Dee was kind enough to allow us to use the surfboards for a few days, and we had a great time at the beach. She pointed us in the direction of some very good restaurants that you likely wouldn't find otherwise. She was very helpful.
Casa Boaz would likely be perfect for a large group of people who wanted to stay together, but also wanted their own privacy. The property isn't too far from the town, and as long as it's not raining (muddy roads), it's not that bad of a walk. Otherwise, I'd rent a car, bike or ATV to zip around to some cool spots. Thanks again, Dee."
Guest: David S.Date of Stay: May 2015Review Submitted: May 27, 2015