NEW RESORT IN PARADISE A review of Hotel Bula Bula

HOTEL BULA BULA is fairly new to the surfer / outdoorsperson paradise of the Playa Grande - Tamarindo area. The majority of the area's accommodations are $30 per night bare-bones pads for the attractive surfer crowd. Although Bula Bula shares the location, $30 more gets you beautiful, small resort amenities -- it's like a fun B&B on the ocean.

Imagine your own resort paradise on a secluded road, but only 5 minutes to the surf and a short walk to Tamarindo! Excellent breakfast varies daily (included), Wally, Todd & Bert the parrot are your friendly hosts. Clean, colorful rooms. Locals and visitors frequent the outdoor-gourmet restaurant/bar, The Great Waltini's, featuring ocean-fresh fish & local meats, skillfully prepared using only the freshest local ingredients. Your hosts take excellent care of you.

Enjoy Playa Grande & Bula Bula as much as we did! This is part of the world that's too remote to be ruined by tourists crowds too soon. (And, skip San Jose, the capital city, completely. We tried to find any part interesting -- it simply does not exist.)

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