Rooms with privileged views, designed to enjoy maximum relaxation and comfort.
- Wireless internet connection
- Air conditioning
Indicative price per night in a double room (My Barceló Rate)
The Barceló Tambor***** hotel is located in Tambor Beach, Costa Rica. The hotel is unique because of its stunning natural location that faces a gorgeous beach on the coast of the Pacific Ocean.
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 1 king-size bed and rooms with 2 double beds, as well as rooms specially designed for people with reduced mobility. All the rooms include a terrace or balcony, air conditioning, ceiling fan, LCD screen with cable, fully equipped bathroom, and many more details that will make your stay perfect. They also provide a spectacular view of Costa Rica’s stunning natural beauty.
The Barceló Hotel Group’s health and safety concept
Our seal of health represents and guarantees all our experience and research in health, safety and hygiene, adapted to the new 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 where we operate.
Visit the We Care About You page, where you can find additional information and interactive maps with all the details!
The Barceló Hotel Group’s health and safety concept
Strengthened cleaning protocols under the supervision of a new hygienist responsible for guaranteeing complete disinfection of the hotel. Specific audits will be carried out to verify the new protocols before the hotel opens and the usual audits will be strengthened for regular verification by our partners:
Playa Tambor Puntarenas . 01150 Puntarenas Costa Rica
Tambor Airport 3.2 km away
Tambor Beach just 32 m away
Los Delfines Golf Club 1 km away
Curú National Park 18 km away
The Barceló Tambor hotel offers 3 à la carte restaurants, an exquisite buffet and different bars serving snacks all day long.
Guests can enjoy the best bars, with exotic and refreshing drinks that are offered within the program Barceló All Inclusive.
For those who wish to enjoy a thrilling round of golf during their vacation, the hotel offers and golf club facilities “Los Delfines Golf” & Country Club.
The course is located just 1 km away from the hotel.
Guests at the Barceló Tambor hotel can visit and enjoy this service at an additional cost.
Holidays are the ideal occasion to pamper yourself with the treatments on offer at the spa of the Barceló Tambor hotel. You can return home feeling refreshed, both inside and out, and enjoy the benefits to the skin and body that each one of the health and beauty treatments.
The Barceló Tambor hotel is committed to ensuring the best holiday for the whole family, so it is fully equipped with children's facilities that the smallest members of your family will love.
The Barcy Club offers a full program of activities for children between 4 and 12 years, designed by a professional team of event organizers whose mission is the recreation and entertainment of guests. The paddle pool, with more than 5 jet sprays of water running over, provides an ideal setting for a refreshing swim and to have fun playing.
The Teens’ House, where teenagers from 13 to 17 years will find their corner of fun with trendy games, has computers, video games, the best music, a climbing wall and a spectacular bungee jump trampoline.
In addition, the hotel offers a babysitting service (charge applies and upon request) so that parents can rest and enjoy total tranquility.
The Barceló Tambor hotel has a marvelous amphitheater with capacity for more than 200 people where you can enjoy a different show every night.
The whole family can enjoy the shows that make everyone thrilled in their seats.
It also has a nightclub, where guests can dance to the rhythm of the latest music, in addition to enjoying refreshing national drinks and sensational cocktails. Free entry and open until 3.00.
The program of activities includes dance classes and water aerobics, a great way to exercise the body while having fun. The recreational team ensures fun in the daytime as well as night time.
You can check the schedule and availability at the front desk.
The Premium Level is the exclusive services and facilities concept implemented at Barceló hotels that provides guests with a superior and exclusive level of service.
To obtain Premium Level services, book any of our rooms at an additional rate of $35, per person, per night.
The following services – and more – are included:
· Premium Level Lounge
· Premium Level room from 7 am to 11 pm
· Access to the Premium Lounge:
· Exclusive wristband for Premium Level.
· Continental and American style breakfast served from 7 am to 10: 30 am
· Snacks from 10.30 to 11.00 Premium Drinks in the Premium Level room: 10.30 am to 11 pm
· Check-in and Check-Out in the exclusive Premium Level area.
· Check-in from 11.00, with rooms delivered from 2pm.
· Check-out noon,
· Late check-out until 3 pm (minimum stay of 3 nights).
· Welcome breakfast (minimum stay of 3 nights).
· Priority reservations at à la carte restaurants: El Rancho, Miyako and the Trattoria. Which can be confirmed during your stay in the Premium Level Lounge.
· Concierge service
· Exclusive service for special requirements such as tours, transfers and special activities.
· 15% discount on purchases of wines or spirits.
In the room:
· Rooms with views of the sea or preferential location.
· Minibar: with water 2, fizzy drinks, 2 imperial, 2 juices and snacks. Daily refill.
· Nightly turndown service Pool towels Bathrobe and slippers
· Premium bathroom amenities in the rooms. Balcony or Terrace
· Wireless Internet service
· Free laundry service/once per stay (minimum 3 nights)
A great majority of the places most treasured by scuba divers visiting Costa Rica are located on the Pacific coast.
The Isla Tortuga and Cabo Blanco one of the most famous places on the continental coast of the country and are considered the best place to practice scuba diving 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 fauna. The colorful dusks in this area are equally impressive.
Although most tourists travel to the country to explore out of the water, Costa Rica has recently become known as a destination for diving. The formation of underwater volcanic rocks and pinnacles are home to small hard corals, sponges and sea fans. Moreover, you can frequently see large pelagic animals such as giant squid and sperm whales.
There are 3 different levels with the PADI certification in order to begin or perfect yourself in the world of scuba diving. With PADI Certification guests will have the world’s most respected and recognized scuba diving credentials:
· Discover Scuba Diving with dives up to 12 meters deep
· Open Water Diver for dives up to 18 meters deep
· Advanced Open WaterDiver for experts, up to 30 meters deep
The Barceló Tambor hotel has 2 outdoor pools of more than 2,000 m², connected by a waterfall.
Guests can enjoy this spectacular swimming pool area after a refreshing swim or sunbathing on the sun terrace with a solarium located in the lush garden.
Children will have a great time playing in the paddling pool that has more than 5 jet sprays running over water non-stop. Everything at the Barceló Tambor hotel is designed for families to enjoy themselves to the full, providing rest and tranquility for parents and non-stop entertainment and fun for children.
Swimming pool opening hours: from 6 am to 7 pm
Los gardens the hotel offers the best backdrop for a round holiday. Strolling around the palm trees enjoying the sweet scent of the sea is a luxury Barceló Hotels & Resorts makes possible.
The sports offer the Barceló Tambor hotel is wide and varied. It has totally equipped facilities to play different sports such as 3 tennis courts where racket fans will enjoy improving their game.
It also has a soccer field and 2 multisport fields to play a game among friends. At the beach, the soccer field and the volleyball court will thrill sports lovers. A perfect plan for the whole family.
The giant chess board provides fun especially to the children, but this game not only serves to entertain, it also stirs the imagination, enhances memory and facilitates concentration.
Other sports that can be played in the complex are archery, table tennis or pool. In addition, water sports like kayaking are offered, and for the more adventurous, the hotel has a climbing wall and a trampoline.
In the area, there are exciting sports to play (for a fee) such as golf, deep sea fishing, and incredible horseback riding near the hotel.
The only thing that can improve a holiday in a tropical paradise is the opportunity to enjoy the excellent services and facilities from Barceló Tambor.
This is why the plan All Inclusive the hotel is among the best destinations among travelers who want 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 ambience with views of the beach, swimming pool and lush gardens. The specialized cuisine places the resort above most hotels in Tambor Beach. For every two all inclusive nights’ stay, Barceló offers a free dinner at one of the à la carte restaurants. Guests can choose meat or seafood from The Rancho or Japanese specialties in Miyako. In addition, national drinks are free at the bars by the pool and the lobby. Nightly entertainment, water sports, bungee jumping and indoor climbing are just some of the activities included in the program.
Families love the multitude of activities that there are 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 hotel rooms in Tambor Beach
With a large selection of hotels, Tambor Beach is the dream of beach lovers. Gentle wave lapping every foot of the shoreline, fine sand and incredibly blue water, and all this is just a few steps away for guests of the Barceló Tambor. Rooms with magnificent views of the ocean, two winding pools with a waterfall where swimmers can splash from one to the other, a sun terrace to soak up the tropical heat and a hot tub to relax after a workout in the gym or a game on the slopes; these are just some of the options for visitors who opt for the All Inclusive package.
The All Inclusive package includes:
· Breakfast, lunch and dinner at “El Tucán” buffet restaurant
· For every two nights we offer a free à la carte dinner at El Rancho or Miyako (subject to availability). Prior reservation required.
· Cocktails based on national spirits
· House liquors and draught beer
· Fresh fruit, fizzy and house wine
Restaurants and Bars
· Snacks in the El Palenque bar, open from 10.30 to 18.00
· Unlimited national drinks (bottled water, sodas, beer, liqueurs, mixers and coffee)
· Pool Bar “El Ron” (Mojado Bar) open from 10.30 to 18.00
· The El Cocobolo Bar in the lobby, open from 5 pm to midnight.
· El Tucán Buffet Restaurant.
Breakfast: 7 am to 10: 30 am
Lunch: 12.30 to 15.30
Dinner: from 7 pm to 10 pm
· The Rancho Steak House & Grill
Dinner: 7 pm to 10 pm
· Miyako Restaurant specializing in Japanese cuisine
Dinner: 7 pm to 10 pm
Dinner: from 19.30 to 22.30
· Free entry to the El Rancho club, open from 11 pm to 3 am.
· Beach activities and water sports
· Children's park
· Nighttime entertainment program
· Live music
· Daytime entertainment program
· Aerobics, dance and stretching classes
· Swimming pool with a waterfall for children and adults
· Hot tub
· Card games
· Entry to the amphitheater
· The kid’s club is open from 9 am to 5 pm. Here, children have the opportunity to have fun while learning with educational games, under the watchful eye of a specialized team. They also have access to video games appropriate for their age and children’s movies.
· Sports grounds (soccer, basketball and tennis)
· Archery · Darts
· Table tennis
· Water sports center: windsurf, boogie board, shuffle board, kayaking
· Beach courts (volleyball, soccer)
· 3 lighted tennis courts
· Water polo
· Bungee jumping
· Rock climbing
Other facilities and services
· Use of the safety deposit box in your room
· Library concierge (to borrow books)
· Beach and pool towels
· Private runway
· 24-hour security
· Taxes and tips
Services not included
· Room service is available from 8:30 am to 11 pm.
· Laundry service
· Telephone and other communication services
· Postal service
· Internet access
· Water sports park: spear fishing, snorkeling and scuba diving
· Imported drinks
· Jewelry store
· Gift shop
· Pool table
· Travel agency
· Air taxi
· Beauty salons
· Conference room
· Premium Level Lounge
· Event rooms
· Horse riding
· Children’s games room
· Room service
· Lunch on the day of departure
· Medical services
· 9 hole golf course
· All the opening hours are subject to change by the hotel management.
In the lush setting of Tambor Beach is Barceló Tambor Convention Center, a large and modern convention center, with an excellent team specializing in high level event management and personalized attention to guarantee you a successful event.
These spaces are designed for the needs of the most diverse guests events, It boasts the latest IT technologies, audiovisual equipment and professional staff capable of creating different environments so that you can hold your business meetings in the utmost pleasure.
Facilities and services:
· Noise-reducing dividing walls
· Surrounded by green areas
· Air conditioning
· Wi-Fi access
· Capacity for more than 800 people
· Access for unloading heavy equipment
· Large windows
· Qualified human team
For more information about our conference rooms check here
Check-in time at the Barceló Tambor is anytime after 15.00, while check-out time is anytime before noon. Once you have checked out, you can still enjoy the hotel facilities at an additional cost.
The Barceló Tambor has parking free of charge for hotel guests.
Yes, the Barceló Tambor hotel is suitable for guests with disabilities. Ask at the hotel reception about the adapted services and facilities.
No, pets are not allowed at the Barceló Tambor.
Yes, the Barceló Tambor offers food and drink options for guests with food intolerances.
The Wi-Fi connection is free of charge for hotel guests at the Barceló Tambor.
The Barceló Tambor staff will be pleased to assist you in the following languages: Spanish and English.
Yes, the Barceló Tambor hotel offers room service for guests. At the hotel, you will find all the information you need about our food and drink options for room service, along with prices, hours and more.
Yes, breakfast at the Barceló Tambor is included in the hotel guest’s accommodation.
The minimum age to enter the spa & wellness area at the Barceló Tambor is 18. Access to the spa has an additional cost for hotel guests. Please see the rates on offer. The spa is accessible to children.