Rooms with privileged views, designed to enjoy maximum relaxation and comfort.
- Wi-Fi connection (free of charge)
- Air conditioning
Barceló Tambor***** is located in Tambor Beach, Costa Rica. The hotel stands out for the unparalleled beauty of its natural setting, overlooking a divine beach on the Pacific coast.
It has a total of 402 rooms, including 56 Premium Level rooms and 4 Suites. To adapt to the needs of each guest, the hotel has rooms with a king-size bed and rooms with two double beds, as well as rooms for people with reduced mobility. They all feature a terrace or balcony, air conditioning, ceiling fan, LCD television with cable channels, fully equipped bathroom, and many more touches for a perfect stay. They also offer spectacular views of the unspoilt beauty of Costa Rica.
The Barceló Hotel Group health and safety concept
This is our health and safety seal. It represents and guarantees all our experience and research into health, safety and hygiene, and has been adapted to the current world situation.
This programme introduces new protocols and strengthens measures to comply with recommendations from WHO, international bodies such as the WTTC (World Travel & Tourism Council) and government institutions in each country in which we operate.
Visit the We Care About You page for further information and interactive maps with all the details.
The Barceló Hotel Group health and safety concept
Stricter cleaning protocols under the supervision of a new hygiene specialist responsible for ensuring the complete disinfection of the hotel. Specific audits will be carried out to check the new protocols before the hotel opens, and the usual audits will be reinforced and regularly checked by our partners:
Playa Tambor Puntarenas . 01150 Puntarenas Costa Rica
Tambor Airport - 3.2 km
Tambor Beach - 32 m
Los Delfines Golf Club - 1 km
Curú National Park - 18 km
The Barceló Tambor hotel offers 3 à la carte restaurants, an exquisite buffet and different bars serving snacks all day long.
Guests will enjoy the best bars, with exotic and refreshing drinks that are offered within the Barceló All Inclusive programme.
Premium Level is the exclusive concept of services and facilities implemented in Barceló hotels, providing guests with a superior and exclusive level of service.
Premium Level services can be purchased for an additional cost of $35 per person, per night, when booking any of our rooms.
Holidays are the ideal occasion to pamper yourself with a treatment at the Barceló Tambor Spa. You will return home refreshed both inside and out after enjoying the benefits of each of our health and beauty treatment for your skin and body.
Barceló Tambor aims to guarantee the best holiday experience for the whole family, which is why it has complete children's facilities to delight the little ones.
Barcy Club offers a complete entertainment programme for children ages 4-12. It has been designed by a team of professional entertainment staff whose mission is to entertain and delight guests. The children's pool, with palm tree fountains, is the ideal place for kids to cool off and have fun in the water.
Teenagers aged 13-17 will find their own space to have fun at Teens' House, which features the latest games, computers, video games, the best music, a climbing wall and a fantastic bungee trampoline.
In addition, the hotel offers a babysitting service (on request and subject to an additional charge) so that parents can unwind in absolute peace and tranquillity.
Barceló Tambor has a wonderful entertainment venue with capacity for more than 200 people and different shows every night.
The whole family will enjoy these shows that leave everyone buzzing with excitement.
The hotel also features a nightclub, where guests can dance to the latest hits and enjoy refreshing local drinks and delicious cocktails. Free entry and open until 3:00 (3 am).
The programme of activities includes dance classes and aqua aerobics, an excellent way to exercise the body and have fun at the same time. The team of professional entertainment staff ensures guaranteed fun during the day and at night.
Please check opening hours and availability at the hotel reception.
For those who would like to enjoy an exciting round of golf on their holiday, the hotel proposes Los Delfines Golf & Country Club.
The course is located just 1km away from the hotel.
Guests at Barceló Tambor can visit and enjoy this service at an additional cost.
This spectacular and competitive golf course, originally built by the Barceló Group, is set in beautiful tropical surroundings. The golf course was remodelled by Ulrich Lang, a Class A Superintendent since 1998 and a member of the GCSAA (Golf Course Superintendent Association of America).
The new design adds more drama along with better views for spectators. The aim of the remodel was to improve the quality and strategic challenges of the golf course, addressing environmental concerns and reducing maintenance problems by changing the bunkers. Ulrich Lang worked on replacing the drainage system in bunkers, changing the design to the typical English/European type. These bunkers are respectful of the tropical climate and withstand rainfall better than the previous bunkers. These new, white-sand bunkers are now available to guests.
Los Delfines golf course is home to the largest population of Scarlet Macaws in Costa Rica and is the only golf course in the world to offer sanctuary to 170 Scarlet Macaws.
ASOPROLAPA was founded in late 1996:
"The survival of the Scarlet Macaw is ensured through a controlled captive breeding programme on the Nicoya Peninsula".
Nearly twenty different species of trees have been planted around the Los Delfines golf course to make it easier for the birds to find their natural food and preferred resting and nesting sites. The ultimate goal is to release a total of 200 birds and establish a viable biological population.
For more information and details on golf facilities and tee times, follow this link to the site.
Many of Costa Ricas's prime scuba diving spots are located on the Pacific coast.
Isla Tortuga and Cabo Blanco are some of the most famous spots on the country's continental coast and are considered the best places to scuba dive, thanks to the spectacular views of the sea bed. The underwater world of the Pacific coast has warm waters and a large variety of marine life. The colourful sunsets in the area are equally impressive.
Although most tourists travel to the country to explore out of the water, Costa Rica has recently made a name for itself as a diving destination. Pinnacles and underwater volcanic rock formations are home to small hard corals, sponges and gorgonians. In addition, large pelagic species such as giant squid and sperm whales can often be seen.
Guests can choose from 3 different levels of PADI certification, whether as an introduction to the world of diving or to further hone their skills. With a PADI certificate, guests obtain the world's most respected and recognised scuba diving credentials:
· Discover Scuba Diving with dives up to 12 metres deep
· Open Water Diver for dives up to 18 metres deep
· Advanced Open Water Diver for experts, up to 30 metres deep
Barceló Tambor has 2 outdoor pools measuring over 2,000 m², connected by a waterfall.
Guests can enjoy this spectacular pool area by taking a refreshing swim in the sunshine, or sunbathing on the sun terrace located in the lush garden.
Children will have the time of their lives in the children's pool, with multiple palm tree fountains spraying water non-stop. At Barceló Tambor, everything has been designed to ensure that families enjoy themselves to the full, providing rest and tranquillity for parents and unlimited entertainment for children.
Pool opening hours: 06:00 to 19:00 (6 am - 7 pm)
The hotel gardens are the best backdrop for a well-rounded holiday. Strolling among the palm trees and enjoying the gentle sea air is a luxury that Barceló Hotels Resorts makes possible.
Barceló Tambor offers a wide and varied range of sports activities. It features fully equipped facilities for different sports, such as 3 tennis courts where enthusiasts can enjoy improving their game.
The hotel also has a football pitch and 2 multi-purpose courts for enjoying a game with friends. The beach, the football pitch and the volleyball court will delight sports lovers, as well as provide perfect activities for families.
The giant chess provides fun for everyone, especially the little ones. But this game is not just for entertainment, it wakes up the imagination, and increases memory and concentration.
Other sports at the complex include archery, table tennis and pool. There is also a choice of water sports such as kayaking. For the more daring, the hotel features a climbing wall and a trampoline.
In the surrounding area, guests can also take part in other exciting sports (subject to charge) such as golf, deep-sea fishing and incredible horse riding trails.
The only thing that can improve a holiday in a tropical paradise is the opportunity to enjoy the excellent services and facilities at Barceló Tambor.
That's why the hotel's All Inclusive package is the top choice for travellers wanting to immerse themselves in the beautiful Ballena Bay, on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica. The Barceló All Inclusive package includes tips, taxes and three meals per day in the buffet restaurant.
El Tucán serves international cuisine in a relaxed setting with views of the beach, swimming pool and lush gardens. The specialised cuisine on offer sets the hotel above most other hotels in Tambor Beach. For every two nights of All Inclusive stay, Barceló offers a free dinner in one of the à la carte restaurants. Guests can choose meat or seafood in El Rancho or Japanese specialities in Miyako. In addition, local drinks are free in the bars, which are found at the pool and in the entrance hall. Night-time entertainment, water sports, bungee jumping and the climbing wall are just some of the activities that are included in the package.
Families love the range of activities available for children. Fun and games in the Barcy Club and an enticing children’s playground make Barceló Tambor the best hotel for families in the area.
The best rooms of all Tambor Beach hotels
With a wide selection of hotels, Tambor Beach is a dream location for people who love the coast.Gentle waves lapping every metre of shoreline, fine sand and incredibly blue water, and all this is just a few steps away for guests at Barceló Tambor. Rooms with magnificent sea views, two meandering pools with a waterfall where swimmers can splash from one to the other, a sun terrace for soaking up the tropical heat and a hot tub for relaxing after a workout in the gym or a game on the sports courts, are just some of the options available to guests who choose the All Inclusive package.
The All Inclusive package includes:
Restaurants and Bars
· Breakfast, lunch and dinner in El Tucán buffet restaurant
· Every two nights, we offer a free à la carte lunch in El Rancho or Miyako (subject to availability). Reservation required.
· Cocktails using domestic spirits
· House liquors and draft beer
· Fresh juices, soft drinks and house wine
Restaurants and Bars
· Snacks in El Palenque Bar, open from 10:30 to 18:00 (10.30 am - 6 pm)
· Unlimited drinks (mineral water, soft drinks, beer, spirits, mixed drinks and coffee)
· Ron Ron Pool Bar, open from 10:30 to 18:00 (10.30 am - 6 pm)
· El Cocobolo Bar in the entrance hall, open from 17:00 to 00:00 (5 pm - 12 pm)
· El Tucán Buffet Restaurant:
Breakfast: 07:00 to 10:30 (7 am - 10.30 am)
Lunch: 12:30 to 15.30 (12:30 pm - 3:30 pm)
Dinner: 19:00 to 22:00 (7 pm - 10 pm)
· El Rancho Steak House & Grill:
Dinner: 19:00 to 22:00 (7 pm - 10 pm)
· Miyako restaurant specialising in Japanese food
Dinner: 19:00 to 22:00 (7 pm - 10 pm)
· La Trattoria
Dinner: 19:30 to 22:30 (7:30 pm to 10:30 pm)
· Free entry to El Rancho nightclub, open from 23:00 to 3:00 (11 pm - 3 am)
· Beach activities and water sports
· Children’s playground
· Evening entertainment programme
· Live music
· Daytime entertainment programme
· Aerobics, dance and stretching classes
· Swimming pool with waterfall for children and adults
· Hot tub
· Sun terrace
· Card games
· Entry to the entertainment venue
· The children's club is open from 09:00 to 17:00 (9 am - 5 pm) In the club, children have the opportunity to have fun while learning games with educational materials, under the supervision of a specialised team. They also have access to age-appropriate video games and children’s films.
· Sports courts (football, basketball and handball)
· Archery · Darts
· Table tennis
· Water sports centre: windsurf, body board, shuffle board, canoes
· Beach courts (volleyball, football)
· 3 floodlit tennis courts
· Bungee jumping
· Climbing wall
Other facilities and services
· Use of a safe in your room
· Library concierge (for borrowing books)
· Beach and pool towels
· Private landing strip
· Car park
· 24-hour security
· Taxes and tips
Services not included:
· Room service from 08:30 to 23:00 (8.30 am to 11 pm)
· Telephone and communications
· Internet access
· Water sports centre: spearfishing, snorkelling and scuba diving
· Imported drinks
· Gift shop
· Pool table
· Travel agent
· Air taxi
· Hair salon
· Conference room
· Premium Level Lounge
· Function rooms
· Horse riding
· Children's playroom
· Room service
· Lunch on day of departure
· Medical service
· 9 hole golf course
· All opening hours are subject to change by the hotel
In the lush surroundings of Playa Tambor, we find the Barceló Tambor Convention Center, a large and modern convention centre with an excellent team specialised in the management of high level events and personalised assistance, guaranteeing a successful event.
These spaces are designed to meet the needs of the most diverse events, with the latest technological advances in computer technology, audiovisual equipment and professionals capable of creating different atmospheres, ensuring that your business meeting is as pleasant as possible.
Facilities and services:
· Soundproof dividing walls
· Surrounded by green areas
· Air conditioning
· Access to wireless internet
· Capacity for more than 800 people
· Access for delivery of heavy equipment
· Large windows
· Qualified staff
For more information regarding the function rooms, click here.
Check-in at Barceló Tambor is after 15:00, while check-out time is at 12:00. Guests may use the hotel's facilities and services after check-out at an additional cost.
Barceló Tambor has free parking for hotel guests.
Yes, Barceló Tambor is suitable for guests with disabilities. Please ask at the hotel reception for information on the adapted services and facilities.
No, pets are not allowed at Barceló Tambor.
Yes, Barceló Tambor offers food and drink options for guests with food intolerances.
The Wi-Fi connection is free of charge for hotel guests at Barceló Tambor.
The staff at Barceló Tambor will be pleased to assist you in the following languages: Spanish and English.
Yes, Barceló Tambor hotel offers room service for hotel guests. All information about the room service, including the menu, prices, opening times, etc., is available at the hotel.
Yes, breakfast is included with the accommodation at Barceló Tambor.
The minimum age for access to the Spa & Wellness area at Barceló Tambor is 18. Spa entry is subject to an additional charge for hotel guests. Please check our rates. Children are welcome in the spa.