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Recent Tamarindo reviews
Beautiful ocean views in a nice, quiet complex...
"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
"Our family of 5 just returned from a week (Nov, 4 - 11) at Casa Blanca. The accommodations were very clean, spacious, well appointed and well equipped. The grounds are gorgeous and we spent many happy hours just relaxing on the covered patio reading, listening to the howler monkeys and tracking the resident iguana. The location is far enough off the beaten track to be quiet but close enough to be convenient. The beach is a short walk across the road. Beware that in November when it is quite rainy the road and beach access are very muddy and beach thongs are the only practical footwear. The condo grounds are gravelled, paved and clean. The management company are very friendly and helpful. We did not rent a car so needed to rent taxis to get groceries and get to restaurants on those very rainy nights. Although there was lots of rain and thunderstorms they were mostly at night and seldom interfered with our plans. The beach is extensive and awesome and the surf calmer than many other locations. A great place to learn to use a surfboard with lots of available instructors. There are a great many reasonably priced restaurants with wonderful food. The area is very multi-cultural and friendly. A special experience was flying back and forth with Nature Air."
Guest: jane h.Date of Stay: November 2015Review Submitted: November 16, 2015
"Tamarindo is a beautiful little town with very friendly people. Casa de las Olas was is a beautiful very clean well kept house. Rik (the landlord) is a awesome man, he was there to help with everything we needed. You just cross the street and go down a short path and there's the most beautiful soft sand beach. A must place tto stay if your in Tamarindo. Thank you Rik"
Guest: Sandy S.Date of Stay: April 2015Review Submitted: April 23, 2015
"Ray was gracious enough to let me stay in his unit for two and a half months and I had a wonderful time being there. His condo is very clean and spacious and is within a short walking distance to the beach, market, restaurants and shops. The property management team at Coastal properties is excellent. They are helpful and friendly and make you feel very welcome. I cannot say enough about Brian, Sky and the rest of the management team. Was extremely satisfied with every aspect of renting this beautiful condo. Thanks Ray. I will return with pleasure and looking forward to once again being in Tamarindo."
Guest: terri h.Date of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: October 29, 2015