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1000 Calle Principal
Tamarindo, 00000
Costa Rica


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Hotel Overview

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Let your cares melt away at the Best Western Tamarindo Vista Villas, your home away from home on Costa Rica's Pacific Gold Coast. All villas and most of the rooms have gorgeous ocean views, air-conditioning, telephone with cable The resort offers a beautiful ocean-view swimming pool with waterfall, swim-up bar, and open-air poolside restaurant. Guests are able to enjoy many activities such as snorkeling, sports fishing, surfing, boogie boarding, golf, horseback riding, bird watching, jungle nature cruise, sailing, diving and beach combing along the miles of Tamarindo's pristine golden beach. There are many restaurants to suit all tastes, gift shops and nightlife all within a short walk of the resort. Our very friendly English-speaking staff can assist you with local area information and in planning your days here.

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When booking on tax rate of 13.00% is not included in rate. Enjoy your stay.


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Pet Policy
No pets allowed


Hotel location and the surrounding area

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Hotel Amenities


  • Tax rate of 13.00% is not included in rate when booking on


  • Color television
  • Movie rentals
  • VCR available
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Local phone calls
  • Long distance calls
  • Air-conditioning
  • Ceiling fans
  • In-room safe
  • Desk/work area
  • Balcony available
  • Mini-bar available
  • Refrigerator available

Nearby Attractions


  • 10 minutes from the Estuary Tour, tour of beautiful Wildlife Preserve and National Park by boat. This is a must for nature lovers. See howler monkeys and crocodiles.
  • 1.6 kilometer(s) from the Turtle Tour, tour of nesting ground for giant leatherback turtles in the Playa Grande National Park. A spectacle not to be missed! Seasonal: October-February
  • Sports fishing - world-class sports fishing, booked through the resort. Catch wahoo, dorado and tuna. The cost is $250 for a half day, $500 for a full day.
  • Surf charters - surf the breaks you've seen in the magazines and movies! Tamarindo is one of the most popular surf destinations in Costa Rica. Surf trips to Witches' Rock and Ollie's Point by boat, organized by the resort, $250 for the day.
  • Horseback riding - see the monkeys and jungle habitat on horseback, canter along the beach at sunset. Leaves from the resort daily.

Nearby Cities

  • 48 kilometer(s) from Santa Cruz
  • 64 kilometer(s) from Liberia
  • 306 kilometer(s) from San Jose


  • 5 kilometer(s) from Tamarindo Airport
  • 56 kilometer(s) from Liberia International Airport
  • 306 kilometer(s) from San Jose International Airport