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Reviewed 31 December 2008

Stayed at Villas Kalimba Dec 20-24 with our 3 adult children. The villas are charming, clean and located on a quiet street within a 5 minute walk to the beach. Roberto was most accomodating and I must say one of the best cooks we came in contact with. If you get the opportunity to stay at this great place, make...

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Hamar, Norway
Reviewed 29 December 2008

We spent 10 days in Villas Kalimba in November 2008. A little early in the season, but still good temperatures. We picked the place after studying the Tripadvisor site, among others. It certainly met our expectations. Great service, friendly staff, good breakfasts and wonderful dinners (2-3 times a week). Clean and with plenty of hot water in the shower. The...

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Reviewed 27 December 2008

My husband and I spent the week before Christmas with our two adult daughters in a gorgeous new villa in Costa Rica. Villa Sandy is a new house on the side of a mountain with three bedrooms, three baths, a private pool, and an ocean view. We spent our days lounging by the pool, walking along the beach, identifying native...

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Mountain View, CA
Reviewed 14 December 2008

There is much to love about Villas Kalimba in Playa Samara: -- Very friendly owner and staff (Roberto and his crew) -- Well-equipped and clean accommodations -- Super quiet air conditioner -- Lovingly prepared breakfast lovingly each morning -- Promixity to the beach -- Mercado right next door And that's just what I could think of off the top of...

Thank seekingsatya
Asheville, North Carolina
Reviewed 6 December 2008

Villas Kalimba deserves its excellent reputation -- it is well maintained, the owners and staff are gracious, and it is conveniently located right across from the beach. It turned out not to be an ideal fit for my husband and me, however. The difficulty revolved around the fact that there were a couple of familiies with children who monopolized the...

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Reviewed 12 August 2008

We just returned from eight days in Costa Rica where we spent four nights at Villas Kalimba where the property and service were truly excellent. Our two bedroom accommodation was beautiful and comfortable....the air conditioning was the quietest we've ever come across! We loved the way the landscaping gave each villa both a feeling of privacy and connection to the...

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Reviewed 9 August 2008

We ended our trip with a four night stay at Villas Kalimba. We stayed in the Gauchito house which is located a couple blocks away and a very easy walk, even for my 6year old. Everything about our stay was great! The house was private with it's own pool, spottlessly clean and had everything you need to feel at home....

1Thank calexpat
Reviewed 25 July 2008

After booking and confirming a reservation 8 months in advance, and checking back with Villas Kalimba a month ahead of our scheduled visit, I received an email from them about a week before our check-in that said they had made a mistake. What they ultimately tried to do was get us to switich to their more expensive 3 bedroom house...

3Thank vac08
Mountain View, CA
Reviewed 18 July 2008

We had an amazing time at Villas Kalimba. Everyone on staff was so helpful and made us feel comfortable. Our villa became our little home for 6 nights and we enjoyed every moment. There is a "super" grocery store right next door to the hotel where we bought snacks and stuff to keep in our kitchen. My husband fell in...

Thank SarahMae15
Reviewed 8 July 2008

Superb Vacation. One of the best we have had as a family. The villas were excellent. Very well designed with a relaxing and comfortable feel to all of them. The rooms and facilities were clean and everything was catered for. totally safe environment for the family. The beach is very close by and within walking distance. The management team are...

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We are just steps away from one of the most beautiful beaches on the Pacific Ocean and within easy walking distance to restaurants, bars, shops, grocery, and other services. Our villas feature fully equipped kitchens, air conditioning, cable TV, telephone, internet connection, in-room safes, and 24 hour security. We offer a perfect and safe place from which to explore the many attractions of the area, or for relaxing in the swimming pool and inviting jacuzzi. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villas Kalimba

Address: Playa Samara, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Samara
Price Range: €109 - €179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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101butterb, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“There are 6 villas that surround the pool and they each have a private porch. So you can't go wrong.”
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“All of the houses are great!”
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