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Recent Tamarindo reviews
"Was a great place to stay! Centurally located with a store across the street. One block from the beach and a great surf spot. Cant wait to go back."
Guest: SteveDate of Stay: October 2014Review Submitted: November 2, 2014
"We loved the place, besides from having 3 pools inside the residential area, the apartment is fully equipped, it even has 2 flat screen televisions and one of the pool is right out of the balcony. We really enjoyed this vacations. The Oaks is relatively close to Tamarindo, Flamingo, La Penca and all of the beautiful beaches in the zone. Fully recommended."
Guest: Álvaro Matias W.Date of Stay: January 2015Review Submitted: January 20, 2015
"We had such a great time in Costa Rica last week. Wish I was there now! Thanks to Val for opening up your home to my family. We all loved your place! It was so nice and way nicer then the pictures you have online. My wife who is fussy about everything loved it there. You had everything we needed. I even left a few extra beers for the next person that comes. Truly wonderful accommodations. We tried all your restaurant recommendations too. They were all good. Only negative I could find was the ride from the main gate (10 min) to the 2nd gate but in the end it was worth it. The surfing is awesome at "little hawaii" which you have the easiest access to from this villa. We had some much space too in your condo we truly felt like we were right at home. Loved the beach club there which you need to pay $20 per family. You can use it for a meal credit, drink credit or whatever you want. We went there everyday with the kids and they loved the pool. For me it was ideal because I could surf and hang with my family and not feel like I was leaving them for long."
Guest: AnonymousDate of Stay: April 2015Review Submitted: April 13, 2015
"A stay at Villa Encantada is simply a magical experience. As you arrive, the beautiful Mediterranean architecture gives you a glimpse of what is to come. Entering the private courtyard you are welcomed to a luxurious oasis boasting a magnificent private pool with a refreshing fountain surrounded by lush tropical gardens. Several sitting areas provide you with choices of sun or shade complete with ceiling fans, stereo speakers, comfortable cushioned furniture and lighting perfect for romantic evenings.
Upon entering the Villa itself there is an open plan concept featuring a well appointed chef's kitchen, large dining table and comfortable living area with flat screen cable TV and music system. The plush furnishings, warm colors and custom made tile and woodwork create a most comfortable environment. Moving through the Villa there is a convenient half bath and an outdoor dining area complete with high end grill. In the rear is the private and magnificent Master Suite complete with a walk in closet/dressing/laundry area and a huge shower with screened access to the private rear garden. Upstairs are two additional, well appointed bedroom suites, one with a wonderful balcony overlooking the pool, that complete a very well designed floor plan.
The Villa is in the very desirable Playa Langosta area surrounded by high end properties. The beautiful beach, great for walking, exploring and enjoying magnificent sunsets, is just a short walk through a land preserve. All the necessities such as a food and beverages, breakfast/lunch/dinner are again just a short stroll away. A longer walk or a short drive brings you to the bustling town of Tamarindo with all the beach activities and nightlife you could want. Close enough to enjoy and far enough to maintain peace and quiet!
One of the benefits not to be missed is complimentary access to the Langosta Beach Club. Within walking distance (also by the beach at low tide), it is a great spot to enjoy the beach, spa and gym, cocktails at the bar and poolside dining. Highly recommended.
Russ and Duncan have created a Magical Oasis that made our Costa Rican trip a truly enchanted experience. We are anxiously looking forward to our return visit. Pura Vida!"
Guest: Jack and Mary EllenDate of Stay: January 2015Review Submitted: March 22, 2015