Hotel El Manglar

Address: Palm Beach Estates, Tamarindo, Province of Guanacaste, Costa Rica | Inn
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This inn, located on Palm Beach Estates, Tamarindo, is near Wave Expeditions.
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          • Swimming pool
          • Beach


          • Free High-Speed Internet
          • Wheelchair accessibility
          • Free parking
          • Kitchenette
          • Pets allowed


          • Suites


          • Kids activities or Babysitting

          TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel El Manglar Tamarindo

          Reviewed by schindlers

          More of a hostel than a hotel

          Reviewed Dec 5, 2016
          by (5 reviews) Portrush , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

          More of a hostel than a hotel. No bar or restaurant on site, and limited choice of places to eat within walking distance. Great location for beach access, but access road in a terrible condition and when we arrived our taxi driver would not drive the last 2kms, heavy rain had caused flooding and the pot holes were shocking. Nicely kept grounds and swimming pool, but rooms could be cleaner. Cold water showers. Expensive for what you get.

          Hammock time
          Playa Grande, Costa Rica

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

          TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel El Manglar Tamarindo

          4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

          Travel Blogs from Tamarindo

          Adventure Number One

          A travel blog entry by schindlers on Dec 05, 2016

          3 photos

          Another early alarm set for 5am this morning, but as usual we beat the buzzer and were up before it yet again. The dream of lazy morning lie-ins seems to be just that - a dream!

          This time it was to catch a 7am bus out of San Jose for Tamarindo, a six hour journey (plus to phone Sharon's Dad to wish him a Happy 93rd Birthday!).

          Pura Vida in Tamarindo

          A travel blog entry by goodner on May 03, 2015

          2 comments, 185 photos

          ... to end our two in weeks in Tamarindo. Pura Vida.


          Excerpt from Catherine's Journal:
          Never gone snubing? Never even heard of Snuba? Well, you haven't lived until you have tried it. Snuba is a form of Scuba-diving. Except that you are attached to a raft above you. But now for my experience. We started in a little boat after we got our gear all together, and then transferred into a nicer, bigger boat. It even had a bathroom. We put our bags in ...

          Day 5

          A travel blog entry by anyaw on Dec 05, 2014

          2 photos

          ... top ten scuba diving destinations in the world. We were absolutely surrounded by gorgeous animals living in the ocean. The undisturbed waters of the Cocos National Park attract hammerheads, white tip reef sharks, jacks, and rays as well as at least 32 types of corals, 57 custaceans, 118 mollusks, and 250 fish species.
          It was the most adventurous trip I had ever been on.


          Today We Finally Take Our Hike...OR Do We?

          A travel blog entry by liebling on Sep 25, 2013

          21 photos

          ... an old suit.

          Now on to the three natural pools, each had a different temperature & then finally, the swimming pool. Got dressed & headed down the hill before it got dark. Jeff said we would try for the hike the next day. Since it would be our last day, I really just wanted to hang out at the hotel's pool, but we couldn't be defeated by the circumstances we had encountered!

          It was our last dinner in ...

          Bumpy roads and stunning beaches

          A travel blog entry by miller.mba2011 on Aug 08, 2013

          14 photos

          ... than 2 minutes from a cold beer overlooking the beach and if you walk away from the main drag the food is amazing.

          The surf is small, ideal for learners and Mandy took to the waves board in hand. After my initial brief - basically telling her that learning to surf will be frustrating and difficult and to give it a lot of time - Mandy shrugged with her SUP confidence and paddled into her third wave and rode it all the way in. Amazing!

          Today was ...

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          Hammock time
          Playa Grande, Costa Rica