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Barceló Tambor

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Starting at $127 (USD) / night
Suggested Nights Stay: 3 Nights

Stay at Barceló Tambor if you want full-service amenities without full-service prices. The hotel provides plenty of activities for children, teens and adults alike, and it is just minutes from some of the most interesting and adventurous attractions in Costa Rica.


Pool at Barcelo Tambor
Pool at Barceló Tambor

Located in Tambor Beach, Barceló Tambor is a five-star hotel facing the beautiful Pacific Ocean. Whether you spend the day on the property or venture out on your own, you are sure to enjoy your stay at this hotel.

Guests of the hotel receive a free 18-hold round at nearby Los Delfines Golf & Country Club each day of their stay. The competitive course is surrounded by gorgeous tropical gardens that house nearly 200 free-roaming scarlet macaws. Barceló Tambor has two outdoor pools that are connected by a gorgeous and inviting waterfall. Whether you decide to swim, float or simply soak up the sun on the pool deck, you'll love the beautifully decorated area. If you're traveling with children, you can take advantage of the small paddling pool that includes five jet sprays of water. The hotel offers three tennis courts, two basketball courts, a soccer field and even beach volleyball. You can also participate in archery, table tennis, billiards or show off your skills on the giant chess board. For the more adventurous, there is kayaking, a climbing wall and a trampoline.

Kids will love the Barcy Club, which provides a full range of activities for children between the ages of four and 12. If you're traveling with teens, the Teens' House offers video games, music, computers and more. Babysitting is available for guests who wish to take some time to themselves while the children play. Theatre lovers will enjoy watching a show at the 200-capacity amphitheater at Barceló Tambor. A free nightclub is open until 3:00 a.m. each night, or if you prefer, you can take part in dance classes, water aerobics and many other activities. You may even wish to visit U-Spa. The onsite spa provides a full range of health and beauty treatments.

Barceló Tambor features a buffet, several snack bars and two a la carte restaurants. Miyako Japanese Restaurant is by reservation only and serves contemporary Japanese cuisine. El Rancho Steak House serves international cuts prepared by an executive chef. If you can't decide what you're in the mood for, El Tucan Buffet Restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and provides a full range of items. At the end of the night, stop by Cocobolo Lobby Bar for a cocktail.

Other amenities at Barceló Tambor include private parking, room service and a gym. The 24-hour front desk can assist you with car rentals, luggage storage, currency exchange and much more.

Key Features

Path to beach at Barceló Tambor
Path to beach at Barceló Tambor
  • Barceló All Inclusive Program
  • Disco
  • Swimming Pool & Jacuzzi
  • Beachfront Hotel
  • Three Tennis Courts
  • Beauty Salon
  • Casino
  • Gym
  • Childrens Playground
  • Theater offering nighttime shows
  • Great for Couples & Families
Starting at $127 (USD) / night
Suggested Nights Stay: 3 Nights


Air Conditioning
Beach Front Hotel
Beauty Salon
Breakfast Included
Cable TV
Daily Maid Service
Family Friendly
Fitness Center
Flat Screen TVs
Hair Dryer
Handicapped Accessible
Hotel near Forest
Internet Available
Laundry Service
Refrigerator in Rooms
Restaurant On Site
Security Box
Smoke Free Rooms
Telephone in Room
Wi-Fi Internet


Superior Room with Ocean View
Superior Room with Ocean View

Offering 402 rooms decorated to pay homage to local colonial style, Barceló Tambor provides a neutral and comfortable setting for your relaxation. Each room has tiled floors that open onto a terrace or balcony with views of the garden or ocean. Inside, you'll find an LCD TV, a small sitting area and a digital safety deposit box. Double, queen or king beds are available in each room and provide the comfortable space you need to relax after a long day of exploring.

Superior Room - Comfortably housing as many as four people, superior rooms are just under 400 square feet and provide views of the garden or the nearby rainforest. A private balcony includes a sitting area, and one king bed and two single beds ensure plenty of sleeping space. Don't forget to grab a snack from the free minibar.

Superior Oceanfront Room - Also housing up to four people, superior oceanfront rooms are 400 square feet that overlook the ocean. A beautiful terrace provides a table and chairs so that you can eat breakfast or lunch while you watch the waves. Amenities match those in superior rooms.

Suite - Groups of as many as six people will benefit from the 800-square-foot suites at the hotel. Suites provide a separate living area and a single bedroom, and because all are on the second floor, each one has a breathtaking view. The bedroom includes one king or two single beds.

Starting at $127 (USD) / night
Suggested Nights Stay: 3 Nights


Snorkeling and Diving - Nearby Islas Tortuga is the perfect spot for snorkeling and diving. It offers white sand beaches, turquoise water and a variety of beautiful, colorful fish and fauna.

Curu National Wildlife Refuge - Curu National Wildlife Refuge makes provides tours that allow you to see everything from spider monkeys to scarlet macaws. Learn about the animals' habitats and how conservation efforts are helping them.

Montezuma Waterfalls - Three cascades that reach heights of up to 80 feet, the Montezuma Waterfalls provide the perfect spot for a relaxing picnic and a swim. If you're adventurous, you can even jump from the smaller falls. Accessible by hanging bridge.

Tours Offered

Bird Watching
Family Friendly Tours
National Park / Reserve Tours
Wildlife Viewing


Prices Starting at $127 (USD) / night
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Location & Map

Nicoya Peninsula Map
Nicoya Peninsula Map
Barceló Tambor is located on the beach in Tambor.

Customer Reviews for Barceló Tambor

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5 of 55 of 55 of 55 of 55 of 5
From: United States4/12/2007
"We went to Costa Rica for our honeymoon and really enjoyed it. The hotel was great, the people were nice, and the area was beautiful. I definitely plan on returning."
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