Occidental Tamarindo
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Occidental Tamarindo Resort

1.5 km al Sur de Playa Tamarindo 1.5 km al Sur de Playa Tamarindo, Tamarindo 00011, Costa Rica Show Map | Official Site

Excellent from 771 reviews
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About Occidental Tamarindo

Situated in Playa Langosta, Occidental Tamarindo provides 5-star accommodation, as well as outdoor tennis courts, a Jacuzzi and an outdoor pool. It also offers a sauna, a kids pool and an all-inclusive meal plan.

All rooms are air conditioned and equipped with a flat-screen TV, a mini bar and cable/satellite channels. All have a bathtub, a telephone and a private bathroom with a shower.

On-site dining options include a restaurant, which is a convenient spot to have a meal. In the evening, guests can relax in the lounge bar.

Liberia International Airport is a 75-minute drive from Occidental Tamarindo. It also is a convenient base to explore nearby Tamarindo and Cabo Velas.

Excellent 8.0
771 guest reviews

Hotel Features


Fitness center, Beach access, Bicycle rental, Fishing, Snorkeling, Playground, Pool table, Hiking, Massage, Board games/puzzles, Canoeing, Darts, Diving, Evening entertainment, Horse riding, Indoor play area, Karaoke, Kids' club, Kids' outdoor play equipment, Table tennis, Water sport facilities (on site), Windsurfing, Aerobics, Bingo, Outdoor tennis, Scuba diving


Pets not allowed


Car rental, Concierge service, Currency exchange on-site, Meeting/Banquet facilities, Beauty salon, Wake-up service, Airport shuttle (surcharge), Key access, Daily housekeeping, Fax/photocopying, Entertainment staff, Grocery deliveries, Special diet menus (on request), Tour desk, Shuttle service (additional charge), Contactless check-in/check-out, Foot massage, 24-hour security, Business center, Laundry service, Spa, Babysitting/child services (surcharge), Wedding services


Increased accessibility, Gift shop, Laundry facilities, Smoke alarms, Child pool, Outdoor pool, No smoking, Restaurant, Bar/Lounge, Hairdryer, Cable or satellite TV, Air-conditioned, 24hr front desk, Night club, Sauna, Storage available, Beachfront, Terrace/Patio, Towels, EV charging station, Elevator, Minibar, Iron and ironing board, Accessible parking, Adapted bath, Alarm clock, Balcony, Body soap, Bottle of water, Bridal suite, Children's television networks, Clothes rack, Coffee machine, Conditioner, Desk, Dining area, Dining table, Entire unit located on ground floor, Entire unit wheelchair accessible, Family rooms, Fan, Fire extinguisher, Flat-screen TV, Free toiletries, Fruits, Garden view, iPhone dock, Key card access, Kid-friendly buffet, Newspapers, Outdoor furniture, Pants press, Parking garage, Private bathroom, Private check-in/check-out, Radio, Raised toilet, Safety deposit box, Secured parking, Shampoo, Shared lounge/TV area, Shower, Shower cap, Shower chair, Slippers, Snack bar, Soundproof rooms, Soundproofing, Street parking, Tea/coffee maker, Telephone, Toilet, Toilet paper, Toilet with grab rails, Toothbrush, TV, Upper floors accessible by stairs, VIP room facilities, Wardrobe or closet, Window, Ironing service, Shops (on site), Bathrobe, Garden, Spa and wellness center, First-aid kit, Physical distancing in dining areas, Physical distancing rules, Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies, CCTV in common areas, CCTV outside property, Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas, Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas, Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus, Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays, Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning, All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized, Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning service, Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities, Room service, Safe, Free parking, Designated smoking area, Free valet parking, Hot tub


Wi-Fi, Internet (surcharge)


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Occidental Tamarindo reviews

Occidental Tamarindo
from 771 reviews

Rating summary

  • Cleanliness 8.2
  • Comfort 8.2
  • Location 8.5
  • Services 7.8
  • Staff 8.1
  • Value for money 7.6

Recent reviews of Occidental Tamarindo

  • Bislan S

    Mar 2018

    Verified Stay

    Perfect Place to Stay

    My first concern was about food. Since our flight was arriving at 6:45pm, and the hotel is an hour and a half away, I was convinced we were going to miss dinner, since the buffet closes at 10pm, and there are no other food options at the hotel until breakfast at 7am. I read horror stories online about travel weary guests having to take a taxi into town for a meal. This did not happen! Although the airport was a disaster (a delayed Air Transat flight landed at the same time as our Sunwing flight and there were only a handful of Customs Agents to deal with the huge line up of hundreds) we got our luggage and onto the shuttle in remarkable time! It was a small bus with 8 of us all going to the same resort. Funny, they loaded our luggage through the back window of the bus. Anyway, we arrived at the resort just shy of 9pm, so no worries about having a meal. For those who did not want to go to the buffet, boxed snacks were available at check in. If you are travelling at an off time though, I would recommend you email the hotel ahead of time for any needs. On the subject of food, keep in mind this is a very small resort. I was expecting a small buffet. That's what I got. However I enjoyed the quality. In Costa Rica, it's not a meal unless there's rice and beans, so I'm told. So those are the first offerings on the buffet, followed by beef, chicken, pork, fish and pasta at dinner and lunch. For breakfast, after the rice and beans you will find eggs, bacon, pancakes, French toast and plantains. Of course there's an omelette/made to order eggs station. These eggs taste amazing. Must be what the chickens are fed This same station has interesting offerings at lunch and dinner as well, so be sure to check. I was impressed by the amount of fresh salads and fruits available on the buffet. My favorite dessert was the Costa Rican version of ¨me caramel, which has a coconut base. Amazing.