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Two great pieces

I just picked up my two pieces from Arbin’s studio. I’m quite pleased with how the both of them... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2018
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Indigenous Pottery Class

This primitive approach to Pottery has alot of application and my wife and I enjoyed learning how... read more

Reviewed 25 November 2018
Chris M
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Costa Rican pottery workshop and store. Local Artist Arbin Espinoza Guevara hand builds and fires all pottery onsite. The studio is open to the public every day and pottery lessons are available. Please see our website for more details.
La Rotonda | next to the restaurant Surf Shack, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
+506 8418 5199
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Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile

I just picked up my two pieces from Arbin’s studio. I’m quite pleased with how the both of them turned out and they would not have turned out in that manner without his expertise and hands on help. It was a nice combination of hands...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

This primitive approach to Pottery has alot of application and my wife and I enjoyed learning how to make our own pieces. With Arbin's help, we were able to take on some fairly advanced techniques and although they don't look as good as his, they...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Chris M
Reviewed 13 November 2018

I attended a course with Arbin at Guaitil Pottery Studio last week and paid 60 US dollars to make a pot. I duly made my piece of pottery over a three day period, Arbin told me he needed to fire it in his kiln and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ann D
Reviewed 9 February 2018

My husband and I spent a month in Tamarindo and I thought it would be fun to take a pottery class. I signed up and went to my first of three classes and found out I was the only one in the class. I was...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 28 January 2018

Very unique and beautiful art, I purchased a mug here. Next trip maybe I will work on making my own as well - assuming I can make the time.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank ComeWanderwithLinda
Reviewed 31 December 2017

What a fantastic way to spend some time in Tamarindo, we had a blast creating our own pottery. Arbin is a gem...don't forget to buy one of his handmade designs his work is awesome

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Eva T
Reviewed 22 November 2017

Looking for a great way to spend some time in Tamarindo? Arbin Espinoza Guevara is a master craftsman! We worked in his shop to create unique locally inspired pieces. He is patient and we loved hanging out with his family in the shop right near...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Idahobrowns
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Guaitil is a quaint little village where families have been making pottery for thousands of years. There are myriad potter's sheds complete with old-fashioned round mud kilns and informal shops to purchase the beautiful products made by the locals. No trip to Costa Rico is...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank BRLG2004
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

We went with a group of 2 adults and 3 children. There was great instruction and we were all helped along the way. So much fun was had by all. Something unique to remember our vacation with.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Alay077
GuaitilPottery, Owner at Guaitil Pottery Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

It was great working with you guys. I had a lot of fun seeing what the kids came up with. Thank you!

Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

We stopped at a shop before we got to town and the owner was amazing. He explained the complete process. We touched the clay- he explained the symbols- let us see the kiln- absolutely kind. Shared the story of his family. So much more welcoming...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Lonni S
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30 March 2017|
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Sorry for the late reply! We've moved 2 times and I'm just checking my msg.! This studio is located right beside the American burger/dog restau on the turnaround.