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Luxurious Condo Steps from the Beach, Restaurants and Shopping

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathroom Condo With Large Patios Enjoying Ocean And Mountain Views

La Dura Vida provides vacationers with the BEST location in Tamarindo. The 3rd floor unit boasts views of the Pacific Ocean from the large rear covered balcony and peaceful mountain views from the small private balcony at the front of the unit. This tastefully decorated 3 bedroom, 2 full bath condominium easily sleeps 6+ guests featuring 1 king, 1 queen and 2 twin beds.

The spacious kitchen is open to the living and dining areas. The kitchen comes equipped with all of the modern conveniences including: stove, oven, microwave, refrigerator, dishwasher, cookwear, dishes and utensils.

The living room and each bedroom feature a TV with primarily english cable service. However, guests will most certainly enjoy relaxing on the large 120+ sqft patio soaking in the sounds of the pool waterfall below.

Free wifi and in country phone service are available. The condominium project offers elevator service for transporting luggage and handicap accessibility.

Bed and bath linens are provided and the condo offers a washer and dryer for keeping up with guests personal laundry.

More Details

Andrew Kellam
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 16, 2017

About Andrew Kellam

The owners fell in love with Costa Rica when Andrew and Courtney were engaged on the beach at Tamarindo in March of 2010. They furthered this love affair by marrying in January of 2011 in Manuel Antonio on the southern Pacific coast. The couples dear friend Walker also found the country special while attending the wedding. Five months later, the three of us owned our little part of paradise.

Andrew Kellam purchased this condo in 2011

Why Andrew Kellam chose Tamarindo

Quite simply, this condominium is in the very best location in Tamarindo. The condo is well decorated and offers all of the comforts needed to rough it for a vacation. The large pool and proximity provides a family friendly vacation option for us with children ranging from newborn to 12 years old.

As avid fishermen, Tamarindo provides ample fishing options, however the dining and shopping option are second to none in Costa Rica.


Tamarindo Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
  • 5 stories
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
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Luxurious Condo Steps from the Beach, Restaurants and Shopping
average rating of 4.5882354 based on 17 reviews
Orange, CT

Great Location - Super Family Friendly

  • 5 of 5

Tamarindo & Sunrise Condos are a great location to experience the surf & beautiful weather of Costa Rica with a laid back vibe and generally very friendly "neighborhood". The condo itself is well-maintained with decent amenities - updating of linens would be a nice addition & the offer of housekeeping would've been much appreciated. We traveled with 6 other families, all renting within Sunrise complex - the pool area was the perfect meeting spot & great place to cool off at the end of the day. (pool are is meticulously maintained) Security "the gate keepers" lol - were very professional & kept the area secure towards the end of our stay (Semana Santana - holy/holiday easter week) which brings a lot!! of locals to this beach - the influx of people could get overwhelming - glad it was just the last day of our stay.

A small issue with check in (office did not have our keys due to a recent change in management ) resolved timely & the new manager & owner were very responsive with an issue with the safe.

We had pre-booked some excursions (bc of the size of our group (26!) ) but met William on the beach who was amazing! You can find him on facebook "Tamarindo Williams Tours" - do not hesitate to have him plan an excursion for you.

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Santa Clarita, CA

Great condo, in a perfect location, wonderful amenities and attentive host

  • 5 of 5

This was the 3rd unit at Sunrise that we have stayed at over the last 3 years and I would say it was the best one of the three. We stayed in the unit for 3 months and really enjoyed our stay. Anyone considering Tamarindo should really look at Sunrise and in particular this unit due to the location. Right our your door and down a set of stairs there is a wonderful pool. Just across the street is a great beach for swimming and surfing. The security at the complex is great and the various people that work there are super friendly. The host, Andrew, was easy to work with in arranging the unit and attentive when we had a couple of minor repairs. We hope to stay at this unit again and look forward to our next Tamarindo trip.

  • Submitted: Dec 11, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Condo Close to the Beach

  • 5 of 5

We've stayed in the Sunrise complex before but this was our first time in this apartment. The property was clean and well maintained. Bedding and towels were clean and all we had to do was unpack and enjoy our time. There were 6 of us staying and with the three bedrooms, large living/dining room, and patio there was plenty of room to relax and not trip over each other.

Would definitely rent this condo again.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Location!

  • 4 of 5

Condo is exactly as pictures, with large balcony overlooking pool and view of the ocean. Property and pool are quiet and well maintained. We were within easy walking distance of shops and restaurants. Beach is directly across the street. Property owner is very responsive to emails. The only thing that prevents this property from being 5 star, is that it lacks updates and amenities (i.e. "Needs a woman's touch") I've come to expect when I stay at VRBO properties. Just small details would make the condo much more user friendly. There was no large pitcher in the kitchen, very few kitchen amenities (such as pepper), and no hair dryer (our luggage was delayed, so not having a blow dryer was an issue). The bedspread in the master could seriously use updating. Overall, a great place to stay if you need 3 bedrooms, but missing the "Wow" factor and amenities I've become accustomed to (my friends condo #28 was smaller, but much nicer). This property has the potential of being a 5 + star vacation rental!

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice condo !

  • 4 of 5

We had 5 adults staying for a week, and the Condo was in great shape and we enjoyed our stay. The location to the beach was great and easy access, just across the street. The listing was very much as described. The kitchen was nicely equipped with pots, pans and utensils. I would recommend this property to anyone. The ceiling fan in the mater bedroom is not working properly, and one of the burners on the stove-top was out, but did not effect our enjoyment of the property.

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nobleford alberta Canada

Great, relaxing, clean cond.

  • 4 of 5

The owner was wonderful and helpful responding immediately to our answers. Just like the pictures. We stayed 16 days in the condo and it was wonderful. Location was the best. Minutes from the beach, restaurants, shopping. There is a strip mall just out side the condo where you can hop on a shuttle to other beach locations and the cost minimal.

The condo was clean (could use a painting) and we had a maid service once during our stay. There was lots of towels, extra sheets, and the condo so supplied with all af the kitchen amenities. The appliances were older but worked, washer and dryer was a bonus, the condo wifi did not work but we used the common area. I think the wifi problem was throughout the condo.

I would rent this condo again. The view and the pool was great. Loved watching and listening to the howler monkeys.

Latitude Bar is a mist for sunsets and happy hour, shuttle to Playa Conchal and a visit to Areal in La Fontuna is a must.

Love Costa Rica

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2016
  • Stayed: February 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Nearest Beach
Car: not necessary

Find yourself in the heart of beautiful Tamarindo Costa Rica. Tamarindo certainly lives up to the worry free Pura Vida lifestyle, while providing ample options of activities. Sunrise #18, affectionally named 'La Dura Vida' or 'The Rough Life' by the owners is perfectly situated directly across the street from the beach access and within walking distance to dozens of restaurant options.

A brief walk up the beach will offer inshore and offshore fishing charters. However, Tamarindo is most notable for it's consistent surf break. From beginner to expert, visitors will surely find Tamarindo meets their surfing demands.

Spend your evening enjoying a walk to one of the numerous dining options under a canopy of palm trees with your feet in the sand. For those that need a little more excitement, an after dinner stop at the local casino will provide gamers with Blackjack, Poker, Slots and more.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Additional taxes may apply.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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