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Address: Shops at Hotel Diria #9, Tamarindo 50309, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 2653 3902
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Papaya con Leche is a unique brand which creates high-end, sexy, vibrant...

Papaya con Leche is a unique brand which creates high-end, sexy, vibrant beachwear on Costa Rica’s Gold Coast in Playa Tamarindo. Renowned for signature surf style suits and their Gold Label Patchwork Collection, Papaya con Leche offers superior quality in luxury swimwear. Our services include creating swimsuits based on your own personal style. Because everyone is unique, we take care to personally fit every swimsuit to your exact measurements.

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I was looking for a specific type of swimsuit, one with a loose tankini top. They happily customized a top for me, for a decent price. I couldn't have been more pleased! I got... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 October 2016
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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

I was looking for a specific type of swimsuit, one with a loose tankini top. They happily customized a top for me, for a decent price. I couldn't have been more pleased! I got several compliments on the fit and uniqueness of the design. I can't wait until my next trip to Tamarindo. I plan to make this shop my... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

I was very happy to find this swim suit shop near my hotel. I wanted a flattering two piece and I found what I wanted. The owner would consult me on a few suits and steered me to the most flattering style. I also wanted more padding and she was able to sew it in within a couple minutes. I... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

We had a blast shopping in this store while in Tamarindo. They make custom bikinis but also have coverups, t-shirts, shoes and more. I decided after leaving the area that I couldn't live without their custom shoes. You can change the laces and they can go with any outfit. I sent an e-mail and Aly quickly responded. She kept me... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2016

I LOVE my suits I bought here!! They fit great and one of a kind. The help was so amazing, will stop by again the in Tamarindo!!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2016

Kata helped me buy two suits I love. She totally understood my taste, style, and the right cuts for my body type, and she was beyond helpful. She even helped me fix up an old suit I was wearing when I came into the store to shop -- free of charge, just to be cool! All pieces are handmade and... More 

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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2015

Must wear bikinis for women who move around! Ask Kata for the surf style. They stay on while surfing which is a bit deal. She will not let you leave the shop in something that doesn't look and feel great. If a suit isn't exactly what you want, they can customize it for you right there in the ship

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2015

Stopped through Tamarindo on my CR trip and immediately wanted to retire my old bikini as soon as I hit the beach. I found Papaya Con Leche and fell in love with the unique bikini styles, they were very comfortable and actually supportive. Kata was courteous and helped me find what I was looking for in my size and color.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2015

I never ever wore a bikini until I met the women at Papaya. They fitted me to a T with the perfect fun, cute, sexy, SURFABLE bikini. So I started with one... I think after years of stopping by on my annual Costa Rica surf trip I am at oooh perhaps 10, maybe more. They wear like iron, stay on... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2015

My husband and I wandered into this store while we were in town and I was hoping to get a new swimsuit. Kata the owner was there and instantly made me feel comfortable about buying something from the shop. She explained that all the pieces were handmade and anything could be adjusted. After trying several on (I wanted ALL of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2015

I recently traveled with my 85-year old mother to Tamarindo and quickly discovered she needed a new bathing suit. Kata, the owner of Papaya Con Leche, quickly suggested an outfit that was spot on: elegant and adorable. A day later I was scouring the local pharmacies for a wide belt to help support my mother's lower back which was giving... More 

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