Destination guide

Tranquil Tambor will entice you

The beaches and waterfalls create a pretty picture of Tambor. Travelers to this relaxing city praise the surfing, snorkeling and hiking. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters, and sometimes even a hot tub for a relaxing getaway.


Seasonal weather averages in Tambor

Travelers enjoy Tambor for its surfing and snorkeling. If you're planning a vacation around the weather, March, April, February and January are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 80°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Tambor

Travelers enjoy Tambor for its waterfalls and island views. Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Tambor is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Montezuma Beach (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Carmen Beach (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Playa Mal País (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Santa Teresa Beach (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Cocal Beach (11.8 mi / 18.9 km)
  • Hermosa Beach (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Tambor

The nearest airport is in Tambor (TMU), located 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from the city center.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Tambor?

There's nothing like squeezing in a quick trip to recharge your batteries. Pack your carry-on bag and take five at one of these irresistible weekend getaways in and around Tambor:

  • "Amazing Beach House On Bahía Bellena" is a top-rated option around 2 miles northeast of central Tambor. You'll never have to wander far to find something interesting to do around here. Get out and visit Playa Chino and Herradura Beach. Activities like golf and sailing will add the finishing touch to your mini break.
  • Alternatively, get into vacation mode at "Social Distance In Nature At Costa Rica Hgtv Villa. . . Steps To Secluded Beach". Approximately 2 miles north of Tambor, activities around here include sailing and hiking and biking. More into sightseeing? Plan an outing to Lajas River and Ario Beach.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Tambor?

Studio apartments are a simple yet stylish pick, perfectly suited for traveling sweethearts or solo adventurers. Spend your days getting acquainted with your new surroundings and your nights resting up in your cozy hideaway. These properties in or near Tambor are sure to please:

  • One of our top picks is "Guest House". Book a few nights or more at this popular abode and you'll have access to heating and cable/satellite TV services.
  • "Apartment Equipped With Kitchen" is another terrific choice, offering all you could need for a dream Tambor vacation. Handy amenities here include a washing machine and internet services.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Tambor?

Short-term rentals are in good supply in and around Tambor. Stay for a night or two in a cool condo, a cozy cottage or a home that'll fit the family. Whatever type of rental you'd like, you'll have lots to choose from with Vrbo. These are some of our faves:

  • Close to the center of Tambor, "3 Bedroom Home On A Golf Course 500 Metres From The Beach" is an ideal base for a short and sweet break. While you're in the area, make sure you visit top sights like Curu Wildlife Refuge and Reserva Curu.
  • Eat, sleep and discover your surroundings from "Your Private Pool Is Waiting For You In Costa Rica", another popular option. Refugio Nacional de Vida Silvestre Curú and Parque Nacional Curu should be on your itinerary when you're ready to see the sights.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Tambor?

Browse these large group vacation rentals in or near Tambor and don't worry about leaving anyone off your invite list:

  • A wealth of amenities including a swimming pool and a beach view make "Las Mañanitas - Wonderful Oceanfront Villa And Beachfront Property" a favorite with groups. This sizable retreat has 4 bedrooms and sleeps up to 12 guests. From the center of Tambor, it's around 16 miles away to the north.
  • Nothing takes priority over spending time with the people you love, and "Beachfront Unique Villa" is the ideal place to do that. Located around 13 miles to the northeast of Tambor, as many as 12 guests can stay in this vacation rental which has 4 bedrooms. A swimming pool and a garden are among the various amenities on offer here.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Tambor?

Nothing screams fun and frivolity like a pool. Pump up your flamingo floatie and check out these houses in or near Tambor that come with this vacation essential:

  • Pack your swim gear and book a few days or more at "Amazing Beach House On Bahía Bellena". There are also lots of other convenient amenities here, including outdoor furniture and childrens activities.
  • Spend laid-back days swimming or finding some peaceful moments beside the water at "Spacious 3 Bedroom House Near Curu And Isla Tortuga". This vacation rental is another top choice and offers a kitchen, on-site watersports and more.

Curious what the weather's like in Tambor? It has a tropical savanna climate, with average summertime temperatures ranging from 75 ºF to 85 ºF. If you're chasing a little more inspiration on where to stay in this popular destination, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to look through our entire range of Tambor vacation rentals.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Tambor?

The first mission of any big family trip is searching for the perfect place to stay. Whether you're organizing a quick break with the kids or a catch-up with lots of relatives, we've got large family vacation rentals in and around Tambor with plenty of room for everyone. Here are two popular options that would love to welcome you:

  • About 2 miles northeast of Tambor, "Amazing Beach House On Bahía Bellena" has 3 bedrooms that sleep as many as 8 guests. Amenities here include a fridge and towels.
  • "Las Mañanitas - Wonderful Oceanfront Villa And Beachfront Property", around 16 miles to the north of central Tambor, was made for family gatherings. As many as 12 of your loved ones can fit into this welcoming vacation rental which features 4 bedrooms, a garden, outdoor furniture and more.

If you're looking for family-friendly attractions while you're in the area, Curu Wildlife Refuge is a fun outing for all ages.

What are the best three-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Tambor?

Three-bedroom rentals in or near Tambor give you both freedom and space to enjoy your vacation with family and friends. Check out a couple of the fantastic options available here:

  • Reserve a few nights or more at "Amazing Beach House On Bahía Bellena". With amenities including a swimming pool and ski-in/ski-out facilities, this sizable property will make you all feel right at home.
  • "3 Bedroom Home On A Golf Course 500 Metres From The Beach" is another great getaway that has three bedrooms. A kitchen and a garden are just a couple of things that will help make your stay even more comfortable.

Are there vacation rentals with fire pits in or near Tambor?

If you love the thought of singing songs around a campfire but aren't as excited about the "camp" part, a vacation rental with a fire pit is the way to go. Enjoy the conveniences of home at one of these properties in or near Tambor that offer this sizzling perk:

  • "Spacious 3 Bedroom House Near Curu And Isla Tortuga" offers a firepit, a garden, and of course, a fire pit. Sing your favorite songs, tell your spookiest story or just relax with the family at this popular escape.
  • Get a nice blaze going and then take in the peaceful atmosphere at "Beach Villa With Golf Course View". This inviting escape also offers a fireplace and a nearby river.