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Durango, United States
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Villas Kalimba. The staff and owner are very friendly. The pool area is very pleasant, and so nice to relax after the beach. The location was perfect. Roberto cooked a fabulous Italian meal in his lovely outdoor kitchen. Our visit to Samara was perfect all around. Definitely would stay here again.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm pretty picky about cleanliness and this place was spotless. Really nice two bedroom villas across the street from beach. Secure and nicely decorated rooms. I've stayed in lots of hotels in Costa Rica in different areas of the country over the years. I recommend if you want a cozy, convenient hotel.

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Los Angeles, California
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23 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The place was great. Not fancy. Small town vibe. Great location right across from the beach. A short block to the town. Small little oasis inside. Simple. Clean. Great service. Would recommend and return if coming back to Samara ! Only negative was the jacuzzi was cold. But didn't matter !! They were so nice to let us stay until... More 

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Seattle, WA
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 8 October 2016

We visited in August with our 8 year old son. The villa was wonderfully laid out with 2 beds, 2 baths and kitchen area. The dining room is outside on the porch along with a hammock. All 6 villas surround a kidney shaped pool. The owner Roberto and staff cooked a 5 star meal one night that we will never... More 

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London
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Reviewed 25 September 2016

All the previous praise from other Trip Advisor members is well-deserved and true. This is a gorgeous place to stay; excellently located in Samara for the beach and surf school, clean and well well-equipped large and cheerful villas, friendly and professional staff, pretty pool-area with howler-monkeys providing the songs, and yes, as everyone says, excellent cooking by Roberto. We ended... More 

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Vale, South Dakota
2 reviews
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Reviewed 4 September 2016

We have stayed at Villas Kalimba 3 times, and Villas Kamar once in the past 2 years. We just returned a couple weeks ago. This is the absolute best place to stay whether your're honeymooning, family vacationing, or traveling single. Let me start off with Roberto, he has been amazing to us and we think of him more as a... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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Reviewed 27 August 2016

This was our 2nd stay for our family of 4 at Villas Kalimba in Samara and we were so happy to be back. We received a warm and friendly greeting by Roberto upon arrival. The grounds are lush with tropical vegitation and beautifully kept as are the rooms. We stayed in Villa #1. The hotel is conveneintly located and is... More 

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Alameda, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

The villa was super clean with two beautiful bathrooms. The shower had hot water that you can control the temperature, unlike the suicide showers we've used. The kitchen had everything we would ask for. The air conditioning worked perfectly. The master bed was huge but did creak every time you shift so that woke me up several times during the... More 

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Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Roberto was the best cook ever! His food he cooks like twice a week was amazing and recommended! Friendly people nice pool and Location (150 feet from the beach) The houses where enough room for 5 people! Everything top! ------------------------------------------ Leandro and Fam ------------------------------------------

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Ashwell, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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Reviewed 28 July 2016

We ended our stay in Costa Rica with our three boys here at villas Kalimba. Warm and friendly welcome and with immaculately clean villas, beautifully presented. On top of that Roberto couldn't have been more helpful arranging activities for us. And then he cooked!! Delicious Italian food which made us feel as if we were his personal guests. For comfort... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are just steps away from one of the most beautiful beaches on the Pacific Ocean and within easy walking distance to restaurants, bars, shops, grocery, and other services. Our villas feature fully equipped kitchens, air conditioning, cable TV, telephone, internet connection, in-room safes, and 24 hour security. We offer a perfect and safe place from which to explore the many attractions of the area, or for relaxing in the swimming pool and inviting jacuzzi. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villas Kalimba

Address: Playa Samara, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Samara
Price Range: £113 - £170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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Villas Kalimba Hotel Playa Samara
Villas Kalimba Costa Rica/Playa Samara
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“All looked very equal.”
 of 5 bubbles sadiej, 8 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Villas are one or two bedroom so you may need two if you are more than four in a family”
 of 5 bubbles Titch2020, 28 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms surround the pool, you cannot get a bad room.”
 of 5 bubbles streamlinefinancial, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Have dinner at least once with the owner. All Villa's are well positioned and offer privacy and like #7 being away from Pool.”
 of 5 bubbles N5047GMstevea, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The houses like Villa Sandy and El Guachito have private pools and full kitchens”
 of 5 bubbles , 5 Jul 2016 | Read review
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