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Recent Tamarindo reviews

  • Perfect And Private With All The Amenities

    "I stayed here with 3 others for 4 nights. I wouldn't pick anywhere else to stay, even after seeing all the other houses nearby. The views were priceless. A short walk uphill takes you to the tallest point of Tamarindo which was awesome for sunsets. The interior of the house was very authentic, clean, comfortable, and homey. As part of renting a house (as opposed to a villa or hotel room), we were worried that we wouldn't have all the services and amenities; however we were provided everything we could ask for and more: Upon arrival the property manager, Hans, met us at the house and drove me into town to show me where the ATMs and best places to go were (this was before we had access to a rental car). He couldn't have been more helpful. We were also put in touch with Margarita, who organized a full day of activities for us and even cooked dinner at the house one night (upon request). She was great-- we told her what kind of activities we wanted and she put together everything and had further ideas for us, such as setting up masseuses to come to the house for massages. The awesome local couple and their young son who live near the house provided maid, cleaning, laundry, and security services. They would see us coming up the hill and open the gate to the house for us every time with a big smile. Also, the morning of the day we left, they cooked a Costa Rican breakfast for us which was simple but by far the best breakfast we had the whole trip. Then there was Layce, the "guard dog." What a sweetheart she was. We couldn't get enough of her company. There were added bonuses that weren't mentioned in the listing description, such as an electric, full-body massage chair in one of the rooms. Another bonus (I think is mentioned briefly in the description) was a large, outdoor, covered bed that was perched behind the house; it casted an excellent view of Tamarindo, the ocean, and Langosta. Book your stay at Casa Catalina and you won't be disappointed. There's nothing we would change about it!"
    Guest: A Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 1, 2014
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  • Great Stay - Thanks So Much

    "This is a special place. You can: 1) Hear the surf and experience a more quiet residential cottage-like setting away from the hustle of Tamarindo. 2) Swim in the morning near the river by Barcello (they have life gaurds who will warn if rip tides or hazards are present) 3) Never miss the sunsets right outside your gate on the beach 4) Take an evening swim before bedtime....after wandering into Tamarindo for a bite. Love it and will return again soon. Owner and property manager are wonderful people. RPM is right across the street. Thanks so much for your kindness."
    Guest: Chris B. Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: June 8, 2014
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  • Unforgettable Spring break

    "This house was perfect! It is just a 30 second walk away from the gorgeous beach and the town provides plenty of places to plan excursions or eat the local food. The beds were very comfortable and the AC was so nice to have in the hot weather. I am definitely coming back!"
    Guest: Spring breaker Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: March 20, 2015
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  • Gorgeous villa and wonderful vacation!

    "We had a wonderful vacation and this villa was perfect for our family. My college-age children each had their own bedroom and bath and my husband and I had the spacious master suite. The furnishings are all lovely, French windows and doors across the entire unit upstairs and down offer the most beautiful view of the Pacific. The terrace downstairs and the balcony upstairs have quality furnishings as well as a relaxing hammock! We watched the most beautiful sunsets right out our back door. The beach club is great but we also enjoyed walking to the local beaches. We enjoyed both the first class golf course and the well maintained and lit (so you can play when the sun goes down) tennis courts. It is a short and pleasant walk to the JW Marriott if you want the amenities of a large resort. Best of all was the assistance of the wonderful lady who manages the property. She gave us the best recommendations for restaurants and activities and went above and beyond for us arranging our car rental and a few private tours and experiences. Make sure you walk down the beach to Lola's for lunch, don't miss the Beach Box which is also by Playa Avellana and serves the best burritos we have ever had!! Another great restaurant is Villa Deveena. Its a little off the beaten path but well worth the drive! But we had many great meals at places in Tamrindo like Patagonia (steaks), Dragonfly, and Pangas Beach Club. You have to rent a car and I would recommend an SUV. Lots of dirt roads or roads with pot holes, etc. Part of the adventure!! There is a fully stocked supermarket in Tamarindo only a 20 minute drive from the villa. The Costa Rican people were warm and friendly and we felt very safe the whole time we were there. We can't wait to go back!!!"
    Guest: LC Date of Stay: December 2014 Review Submitted: January 9, 2015
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