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The Barcelo Tambor hotel in Tambor, Puntarenas, is a beautiful property ideal for eco-tourists and is located directly on Ballena Bay. After an overnight in San Jose, you will take a commuter flight (approx. 25 minutes) or a ferry/land transfer (approx. 4 1/2 hours) to Playa Tambor. It is also possible to reach it with flight to/from Liberia. The hotel is approximately 1 km from the Tambor airport.
Hotel details
Important information
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Good to Know

  • All clients landing in San Jose will spend the first night at the Barcelo San Jose hotel; due to the late flight arrival, it is not possible for clients to take the ferry or air transfers.
     
    Barcelo Tambor is also available with flight to/from Liberia. All clients landing in Liberia will take a commuter flight (approx. 35 minutes) or a land transfer (approx. 4 hours)

    Important Information for Air Transfer:
    Please note that Sansa Airlines permits 1 checked luggage on the air transfer of up to 30 pounds (14 kg) and up to 45 linear inches (114 cm). Excess baggage will be charged at destination ($). There is a take-off and landing charge (local tax) of US $2.25 per person in Tambor, payable at destination.

    Holy Week information: Presently Costa Rica law does not permit the service of alcoholic beverages on Thursday and Friday during Easter Week. All outlets including bars will be open in any case.
About your Hotel
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Hotel Location

  • Approximately 274 km from San Jose - Juan Santamaría International Airport
  • Approximately 177 km from Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport - Liberia
  • Beachfront
  • Close to a park/nature reserve
  • Area: Ballena Bay

Hotel Description

  • 402 rooms
  • 10 building(s) of 2 storey(s)

Services

  • Parking available at the hotel
  • 1 pool(s)
  • 4 restaurant(s)
  • 3 bar(s)
  • Disco
  • Fitness center
  • Playground
  • Internet business center ($)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Convenience Store ($)
  • Spa ($)
  • Doctor on site ($)
  • Laundry services ($)
  • 2 tennis court(s)
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  • ATM ($)
  • WiFi available in :
    • Lobby ($)
    • Room ($)
  • Shuttle service off site ($)
  • Check-in time : 3:00 PM
  • Check-out time : 12:00 PM
  • Scuba diving ($)
  • Babysitting ($)
  • Golf course nearby
  • Gift shop ($)
  • Minimum age to check in without an adult : 18 years old
  • Convention centre ($)
  • Beauty salon ($)
  • Spa services ($)

Beach

  • Beach Club (facilities on the beach) : Yes (included)
  • Lounge chairs

Hotel Contact Information

  • Barcelo Tambor 4*
  • Playa Tambor, Tambor Costa Rica, 771-1150
  • Tel.: 50626830303
  • Fax : 50626830304
  • Email : tambor.comercial@barcelo.com
Inclusions
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For travel between November 1, 2017 and October 31, 2018

Package

All inclusive (AI) meal plan :

Our most popular vacation option features:

3 meals a day
Unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
A variety of activities

And more!

General inclusions :
  • Roundtrip transfers between airport and hotel (package only)
  • Roundtrip flight in Economy Class (package only)
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • Accommodation for the chosen period
  • À la carte dinners twice per week (reservations required)
  • Daily activities program
  • Daily sports
  • Disco (admission, drinks included)
  • Domestic drinks (unlimited, house wine included)
  • Evening entertainment twice per week
  • Mini-bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks and beer)
  • Non-motorized water sports (select)
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • 1 round/person/stay (mandatory golf cart $)
  • Service of a representative at destination
  • Honeymoon package
Premium Level inclusions :
  • Separate check-in
  • Bottle of sparkling wine in room upon arrival
  • Beach towels in room
  • Exclusive amenities and minibar
  • Spa discount
  • WiFi (complimentary access)
  • Newspaper in the room
  • Late check-out (upon availability)
  • Turn-down service
  • Laundry (express laundry service at normal rate)

Accommodation only

All inclusive (AI) meal plan :

Our most popular vacation option features:

3 meals a day
Unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
A variety of activities

And more!

General inclusions :
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • Accommodation for the chosen period
  • À la carte dinners twice per week (reservations required)
  • Daily activities program
  • Daily sports
  • Disco (admission, drinks included)
  • Domestic drinks (unlimited, house wine included)
  • Evening entertainment twice per week
  • Mini-bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks and beer)
  • Non-motorized water sports (select)
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • 1 round/person/stay (mandatory golf cart $)
  • Service of a representative at destination
  • Honeymoon package
Premium Level inclusions :
  • Separate check-in
  • Bottle of sparkling wine in room upon arrival
  • Beach towels in room
  • Exclusive amenities and minibar
  • Spa discount
  • WiFi (complimentary access)
  • Newspaper in the room
  • Late check-out (upon availability)
  • Turn-down service
  • Laundry (express laundry service at normal rate)
Rooms
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  • For your comfort, each room offers :
  • Superior Room (Transfers by ferry) > Ø

    • WiFi ($)
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Cable TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Size of the room : 37 m²
    • Garden View
    • Up to 4 people :
      • Maximum 4 adults
      • Maximum 2 children
    • Non-smoking room
    • 2 double beds
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • Crib (on request)
    • Some rooms with balcony or terrace
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Central air-conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Radio/alarm clock
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Room service ($)
    • Telephone
  • Superior Room Ocean Front (Transfers by ferry) > Ø

    • WiFi ($)
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Cable TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Size of the room : 37 m²
    • Ocean View
    • Up to 4 people :
      • Maximum 4 adults
      • Maximum 2 children
    • Non-smoking room
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 double beds
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • Crib (on request)
    • Some rooms with balcony or terrace
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Central air-conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Radio/alarm clock
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Room service ($)
    • Telephone
  • Superior Room (Air Transfers) > Ø

    • WiFi ($)
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Cable TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Size of the room : 37 m²
    • Garden View
    • Up to 4 people :
      • Maximum 4 adults
      • Maximum 2 children
    • Non-smoking room
    • 2 double beds
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • Crib (on request)
    • Some rooms with balcony or terrace
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Central air-conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Radio/alarm clock
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Room service ($)
    • Telephone
  • Superior Room Ocean Front (Air transfers) > Ø

    • WiFi ($)
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Cable TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Size of the room : 37 m²
    • Ocean View
    • Up to 4 people :
      • Maximum 4 adults
      • Maximum 2 children
    • Non-smoking room
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 double beds
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • Crib (on request)
    • Some rooms with balcony or terrace
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Central air-conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Radio/alarm clock
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Room service ($)
    • Telephone
  • Superior Room (Land Tranfers) > Ø

    • WiFi ($)
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Cable TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Size of the room : 37 m²
    • Garden View
    • Up to 4 people :
      • Maximum 4 adults
      • Maximum 2 children
    • Non-smoking room
    • 2 double beds
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • Crib (on request)
    • Some rooms with balcony or terrace
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Central air-conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Radio/alarm clock
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Room service ($)
    • Telephone
  • Superior Room Ocean Front (Land transfers) > Ø

    • WiFi ($)
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Cable TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Size of the room : 37 m²
    • Ocean View
    • Up to 4 people :
      • Maximum 4 adults
      • Maximum 2 children
    • Non-smoking room
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 double beds
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • Crib (on request)
    • Some rooms with balcony or terrace
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Central air-conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Radio/alarm clock
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Room service ($)
    • Telephone
Sports / Activities
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Sports

  • Archery
  • Basketball
  • Boogie board
  • Golf course nearby
  • Kayaking
  • Snorkeling
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball
  • Tennis
    • 2 tennis court(s)
    • Night Tennis

Activities

  • Aerobics
  • Aquafitness
  • Board games
  • Dance lessons
  • Fitness center
  • Games room ($)
  • Horseback riding nearby ($)
  • Jacuzzi
  • Mini-golf
  • Nature walk
  • Ping-pong
  • Pool tables
  • Scuba Diving ($)
  • Video games
Internet
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WiFi available in :

  • Lobby ($)
  • Room ($)

Internet for Business ($)

Restaurants / Bars
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  • This information is for informational purposes only and can change depending of the occupancy and season.
    • Disco
  • Restaurant(s)

    • El Tucán
      Image bar
      • Breakfast : Buffet Restaurant
      • Lunch : Buffet Restaurant
      • Dinner : Buffet Restaurant
      • Evening dress code: Casual
      • High chairs available
    • Miyako
      Image bar
      • Dinner : À la Carte Japanese
      • Reservation required
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Casual
      • High chairs available
    • El Rancho
      Image bar
      • Dinner : À la Carte Steakhouse
      • Reservation required
      • Evening dress code: Formal
      • High chairs available
    • El Palenque
      Image bar
      • Lunch : Snack Bar
      • Dinner : Snack Bar
      • Evening dress code: Casual
      • High chairs available
  • Bar(s)

    • Cocobolo
      Image bar
      • Location : Lobby
      • Opening time : 17:00
      • Closing time : 00:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
      • Premium drinks ($)
    • Ron Ron Bar
      Image bar
      • Location : Pool
      • Opening time : 10:00
      • Closing time : 18:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
      • Premium drinks ($)
Kids
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  • Kids' Club (ages 2 to 11)
  • Teen Club (ages 12 to 17)
  • Playground
  • Babysitting ($)
  • High chair available at the restaurant(s)

Notes

Zoo on site

Golf 1
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  • There’s nothing like a good game of golf to get you in the vacation spirit, so here's some information on nearby golf course(s) offering advantageous rates locally ($).

    This information is for informational purposes only and is subject to change.,

Los Delfines Golf & Country Club

Puntarenas, Playa Tambor
50626830303
50626830612
academy@delfines.com
  • Golf Course near the property
  • 18 holes
  • Driving range ($)
  • Lockers
  • Par 72
  • 6374 yards
  • Pre-reserved tee times available
  • Formal dress code
  • Teaching pro ($)
  • Club house ($)
  • Mandatory golf cart ($)
  • Pro shop ($)
Golf package ($)
Scuba Diving
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Services ($)

  • Scuba diving centre off-site
Spa
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Services ($)

  • Massage
  • Special Therapies
Wedding / Honeymoon
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Free honeymoon package

  • To be eligible for the honeymoon package, newlyweds must advise at the time of booking and present proof of wedding, dated within the last month, upon arrival at the hotel.

Wedding package ($)

Ratings
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TripAdvisor rating
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TripAdvisor rating : Last 3 reviews
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STAFF ROCKS 🤘🏽 00000 November 1, 2017

  • The best all included i’ve experienced in my own country, food was great, service was accurate, shows were really well performed and their staff members are all awesome people! Even learned to dance...
  • marioaC9464QP

Amazing Staff 00000 September 29, 2017

  • One more Family Vacation! Stayed there Sep 26 - Sep 28! Nice hotel and the most important part: The Staff. Edwin (Fernandez I think) Capitan de Saloneros. An amazing person! He knows what customer...
  • Jeisontorres

Absolutely Awful!!!!! 0¼¼¼¼ September 13, 2017

  • When we arrived they gave us very little information about hotel, restaurants etc. no welcome drink or anything to make you feel welcomed. we had to ask many questions to get any answers about...
  • AGMG2
Transat rating
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Hotel Ranking Descriptions

★★★★★ A luxury resort offering first-class accommodation along with a very wide range of services and facilities.
★★★★ A superior resort offering a high standard of accommodation along with a wide array of services and facilities.
★★★ An intermediate resort offering a good price/quality ratio along with pleasant accommodation and various services.
★★ A standard resort offering comfortable accommodation and basic services.
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