Occidental Tamarindo

Tamarindo, Costa Rica

426 reviews
Very good beach hotel. Good for sightseeing and has a beach nearby. Beautiful beach.
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  • Wi-Fi
  • Garage & Parking
  • Restaurant
  • 24h Service
  • TV
  • Fitness
  • Room
    • Radio
    • Bathroom
    • Safe
    • Internet Access
    • Shower
    • Hairdryer
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Minibar
    • Bathtub
    • Tea/coffee maker
    • Fridge
    • Air conditioning (centrally regulated)
    • Balcony/Terrace
  • Facility
    • Laundry Service
    • Playground
    • Restaurant(s) with non-smoking area
    • Shops
    • Hairdresser
    • Kids Club
    • Foyer
    • Theater
    • WLAN access
    • Bar(s)
    • Room Service
    • Casino
    • Nightclub
    • Air conditioning
    • Conference Room
    • Public Internet Access
  • Food
    • Breakfast Served
    • Breakfast Buffet
    • All inclusive
    • Full Board
    • Children's Pool
    • Sun terrace
    • Lounge Chairs
    • Jacuzzi
    • Outdoor Pool(s)
    • Aerobics
    • Entertainment Program
    • Water Skiing
    • Diving
    • Jet Skiing
    • Number of Pools
    • Ping Pong
    • Windsurfing
    • Banana Boat
    • Catamaran
    • Massage
    • Surfing
    • Archery
    • Squash
    • Aqua aerobics
    • Swimming Pool
    • Sauna
    • Tennis
    • Beach Umbrellas
    • Beach Volleyball
    • Golf
    • Basketball
    • Pool bar
    • Children's Entertainment
    • Billiards/Snooker
    • Darts
Playa Langosta Guanacaste Tamarindo


This hotel is located directly by the kilometre-long Playa Langosta and is only metres from Las Baulas National Park, which is famous for its leatherback turtles. The lively centre, with its countless shopping and entertainment venues as well as connections to public transport, is easily reached around 2 km away. The transfer time to San José airport is approximately 4 hours.


This hotel was built in 2000. Travellers can feel at home in one of the 198 rooms. A lobby and a reception are available to guests. Wireless internet access in public areas (for a fee) allows travellers to stay connected. Among the culinary options available at the establishment are a restaurant, a dining area and a bar. Various shops are available, including a souvenir shop. The grounds of the accommodation feature a playground and an attractive garden. Guests arriving by car can leave their vehicles in the garage or in the car park. Additional services include multilingual staff, a childcare service, room service, a laundry service and a hairdresser. Active guests can make use of the bicycle hire service to explore the surrounding area.


Each of the rooms is appointed with air conditioning and a bathroom. Most rooms feature a balcony with a view for guests' enjoyment. A safe and a minibar are also available. Additional features include a fridge, a mini fridge and a tea/coffee station. An ironing set is also available for travellers' convenience. Other features include internet access, a telephone, a TV and WiFi (for a fee). The bathrooms have a shower and a bathtub. A hairdryer and bathrobes are provided for everyday use.


The hotel offers an outdoor pool and a children's pool. The sun loungers and parasols on the sun terrace offer a great place to unwind. The hot tub is the perfect place to relax. There is also a poolside snack bar. A variety of sporting activities, such as biking/mountain biking, tennis, beach volleyball, volleyball, golf and fishing, or for a fee, bocce, are offered at the establishment. With windsurfing, catamaraning, kayaking, diving, water aerobics and aquafit, fans of water sports will have plenty to choose from. Guests can take advantage of a wide range of indoor sports at the accommodation, including a gym, table tennis, billiards, darts and aerobics. A wellness area with a spa, a beauty salon and massage treatments is available at the hotel. Other options and services include an entertainment programme, a disco, a kids' club and a casino.


Catering options available at the establishment include full board and all-inclusive. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are available. The accommodation also offers snacks. Options include alcohol-free drinks and alcoholic beverages.


The following credit cards are accepted at the hotel: American Express, VISA and MasterCard.


  • Wellness Area
    "Great wellness & sports facilities"

    "Great wellness & sports facilities."

  • Beach
    "Beautiful beach"

    Great surfing spot. Right on the beach. Nice beach.

    "Beautiful beach."

  • Location
    "Great location"

    Private bus. Shopping near by. Right on the beach.

    "Great location." "Close to the beach with great sightseeing." "Medium distance to city centre."

  • Breakfast
    "Tasty breakfast"

    Nice breakfast.

    "Tasty breakfast."

  • Service
    "Fantastic service"

    Staff was very friendly. Entertainment team worked hard. Entertainment provided daily.

    "Reception is decent, with overall friendly and professional service." "Recreation staff is nice."

  • Comfort
    "Rather comfortable"

    Private bus. Comfy bed. Nice beds.

    "Great sized rooms, very comfortable with wonderful beds." "Noise levels are OK, but A/C is poor."

  • Food
    "Food is all right"

    All inclusiveRestaurant table. Fresh hamburger. Nice fruit.

    "Decent food and okay desserts." "Menu is alright, but snacks are not great."

  • Room
    "Room is all right"

    Bulbs didn't work. Insufficient water pressure. Air conditioning did not work.

    "Big rooms with great beds and views, acceptably clean." "Poorly maintained, outdated rooms with unclean bathrooms and inadequate A/C."

  • Vibe
    "Decent vibe"

    Excellent dancers. Laid back place.. Premises kind of old.

    "OK vibe and a friendly atmosphere." "Hotel could use some updating." "Stylish hotel." "Pleasant entrance area." "Awesome for a beach holiday." "Good for traveling with friends."

  • Bar and Beverages
    "Bar could improve"

    Not enough bar staff.

    "Poor bar with subpar drinks."

  • WiFi
    "Complaints about WiFi"

    Wifi horrible.

    "Wifi quality could be improved." "Relatively high internet cost."