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Vista Hermosa Boutique Bed & Breakfast
Ranked #5 of 6 Hotels in Tambor
Reviewed 23 August 2014

Judy and Javier are nothing but a great costumer service experience! Judy will make you feel at home! The place is clean, beautiful and quiet! A perfect spot to stay at if you are visiting the beaches around! Oh and excellent food is served too! 100% recommended!

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 7 August 2014

This B & B has a lot going for it, and I will start with all the many positive aspects of staying here...

Javier (who helps run the place with Judy) me and my wife nicknamed Mr Service, he is very welcoming and a great host. Every place needs someone as polite and in tune with what people need and want to feel at home in a place they are staying at. Whether it be arranging trips to serving at the bar, he was on top of his game in every aspect...

The place itself is very well presented and the room that we had was by far the best that encountered on our trip to Costa Rica, it was huge, lovely bathroom and for the price it was incredibly reasonable. It is a place to go to, if you have had a long trip and are looking to just kick back and relax and unwind.

Judy has two dogs, and they are very cute together and that was also nice to have around as they like to be stroked or to accompany you to the beach if you're taking a walk down there.

A couple of slight drawbacks would lie firstly in the activities that you can book via Vista, they are more expensive than they are with other hotels that we had stayed in, and really it would be possible for you to source them cheaper elsewhere. Secondly you really need a rental vehicle to get about from this spot. Especially if you want to explore or even do something as simple as go for something to eat off site. If you are looking to eat here, I would warn you that the prices are high so be prepared to have a high bill for extras when you leave if you do eat dinner on site. The food is not as good as the price you are paying. Though I am picking slight holes in what overall is a great place to stay.

The surrounding area, which is obviously nothing to do with the B&B, is not a very active area including Tambor itself, so I reiterate that if you're staying here it is more for the laid back vibe as you will find that a lot of places are quiet/closed in the evening and totally inaccessible unless you have a vehicle.

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 31 July 2014

Hey Judy, I had a great stay at Vista Hermosa. You and Javier were very attentive and made sure my stay was perfect. The breakfasts prepared by Doris were great and carried me through till dinner. Dinners were always a treat as the menu was changed regularly and everything was fresh, hot and tastey. My room was very well decorated, spotlessly clean, quiet and comfortable. I have stayed in other places in the area and I would say this is the best by far. I would definitely return on my next visit.

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled on business
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Reviewed 29 July 2014 via mobile

A magic place to stay. Luxury rooms, perfect breakfast, silent environment and magic dinner menue available.

We never had a better bed in Costa Rica and such a bathroom with such magic shower.

Thank you Judy! And great thanks to your staff for their always friendly services :o)

Stayed: July 2014
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Reviewed 25 July 2014

I just stayed at Vista Hermosa with my girlfriend for two nights and had an amazing time. The ride over we drove on mostly dirt roads and noticed there wasn't much around, which was absolutely perfect for me but my girlfriend, more of a night owl, wasn't as thrilled. However, when we arrived at the B&B, we were greeted by two of the friendliest dogs and the beautiful scenery of the hotel. Our room was enormous (we could have stayed in a room that size for over a week without feeling cramped) but the only problem was that it was a bit warm inside even though it had a fan and air conditioning. The first thing we did was jump in the pool and it could not have been more perfect! It was clean and perfect temperature to relax. The hotel was very quiet and romantic and the people who work there are incredibly helpful and kind.
We wished it were closer to the beach, but the walk to the beach was an adventure led by none other than the two dogs! Yes they actually take you on a trail to the beach and even wait for you if you fall behind since the terrain is a bit rocky! We were able to do the walk twice in sandals so it's not too bad even if sneakers would have been easier. The second day there, we hiked to see one of the seven waterfalls in the world that fall into the ocean! Absolutely beautiful!
If you are interested in nightlife, it may bother you a bit being so far from any towns that have bars or restaurants. The drive to the closest town was about 30-45 minutes on a mostly dirt road. But if all you want to do is relax and explore, this is definitely the place for you! We loved it!

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Reviewed 26 June 2014

Recently stayed 3 nights at Vista Hermosa while doing my scuba dive certification. The place was perfect for our needs! Secure, clean, cozy and with delicious food! The attention given from Judy and the staff was outstanding, making sure we had everything we need. The place is beautiful and well taken care of will definitely go back!

  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 23 June 2014

we stayed at the place for two nights and it was like home! Judy took very good care of us and we totally enjoined our stay. The atmosphere was very nice and quiet. Dinner and lunch was very good. We can absolutely would recommend this place! Many thanks Judy

Room Tip: The bathroom was so comfortable :-) The hole place is very nice and clean.
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  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled with friends
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Address: Lot 14 Villas del Mar | Tambor, Puntarenas, Tambor, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Tambor
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Casino and Gambling Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 6 Hotels in Tambor
Price Range: £80 - £165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Vista Hermosa Boutique Bed & Breakfast 3.5*
Number of rooms: 6
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We pride ourselves on our attentive service. Our #1 rated (TripAdvisor) restaurant and bar is always open for your convenience. All rooms have private en-suites, a/c and fans. Property offers pool, lush gardens, lots of outdoor seating areas and is ideal for relaxing. We can help with your tours, planning and offer vacation guidance. Judy ... more   less 
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