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Hotel Cantarana is 50 yards from Playa Grande Beach and 20 minutes’ drive from Tamarindo Local Airport. It features a swimming pool, sun terrace and free Wi-Fi.

The rooms offer tropical décor, air conditioning, ceiling fan, desk, fridge, cable TV and a balcony with garden views. The bathrooms are private and come with shower and free toiletries.

The Cantarana restaurant serves international cuisine and local dishes to its guests.

This property can arrange activities as surfing, ATV tours, diving, turtle watching, canopy adventure, alligator watching, kayaking, jet skiing, fishing, snorkelling and mountain biking. Guests can also ask for tours along Costa Rica.

Hotel Cantarana is 30 minutes’ drive from Tamarindo Town Centre and 10 minutes’ drive from a bus station. Daniel Oduber International Airport is 1 hour’s drive away.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.9 for a two-person trip.

Hotel Cantarana has been welcoming guests since 20 Dec 2012.

Currency exchange: Need local currency? This property offers currency exchange on site.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.0)

Great Food: Meals here are highly recommended

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info

Continental, Vegetarian, American


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4 reasons to choose Hotel Cantarana

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  • The staff speak English
Closest beaches
  • Grande Beach

    9.1 Superb beach
    150 yards from property
  • Tamarindo Beach

    8.8 Fabulous beach
    1,400 yards from property
  • Playa Ventanas

    9.1 Superb beach
    1.7 miles from property
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Bistro Cantarana
    0 miles
  • Restaurant Seven
    0.1 miles
  • Cafe/bar Cafe Mar Azul
    0.1 miles
  • Restaurant Bula Bula
    0.2 miles
Natural beauty
  • Sea/ocean Playa Grande
    0.1 miles
Beaches in the neighbourhood
  • Grande Beach
    150 yards
  • Tamarindo Beach
    1,400 yards
  • Playa Ventanas
    1.7 miles
  • Langosta Beach
    1.9 miles
  • Real Beach
    4.5 miles
Closest airports
  • Tamarindo Airport
    1.6 miles
  • Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport
    27.5 miles
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1 restaurant on site

    Bistro Cantarana

    Open for: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, High tea, Cocktail hour

Facilities of Hotel Cantarana
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Private beach area
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Live sport events (broadcast)
  • Live music/performance Off-site
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Themed dinner nights Off-site Additional charge
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Snorkelling Off-site Additional charge
  • Horse riding Additional charge
  • Diving Off-site Additional charge
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking Additional charge
  • Canoeing Off-site Additional charge
  • Fishing Off-site Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Fruits Additional charge
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Kid meals Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Airport drop off Additional charge
  • Airport pick up Additional charge
Reception services
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/check-out
Cleaning services
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
  • Grocery deliveries Additional charge
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Car hire
  • Packed lunches
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Yoga classes
  • Full body massage Additional charge
  • Hand massage Additional charge
  • Head massage Additional charge
  • Couples massage Additional charge
  • Foot massage Additional charge
  • Neck massage Additional charge
  • Back massage Additional charge
  • Spa/wellness packages
  • Spa facilities
  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments
  • Beauty Services
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Spa and wellness centre Additional charge
Languages spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
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16:00 - 21:00


07:30 - 10:00


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 5 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

There is no capacity for cots at this property.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card Discover Diners Club American Express Hotel Cantarana accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that the free Continental breakfast is included only in the refundable rates.

Here is important information about after hours check in:

Tuesday-sunday : Check in until 9:30 PM
Monday : Check in until 6:30 PM

After hours check in :

A key box is located on the right hand side of the main gate.
In this key box, you will find the keys of the gate (YELLOW) and your room key.
Open the get and close behind you and read the Registration card that we left for you on the table.
You will find the instruction to find your room and we will meet you for check in in the upstairs restaurant the next morning.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

FAQs about Hotel Cantarana

  • Room options at Hotel Cantarana include:

    • Villa
    • Double

  • Hotel Cantarana has 1 restaurant:

    • Bistro Cantarana

  • Check-in at Hotel Cantarana is from 16:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

  • Hotel Cantarana offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Spa and wellness centre
    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Snorkelling
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Neck massage
    • Happy hour
    • Spa facilities
    • Bike tours
    • Hand massage
    • Beach
    • Facial treatments
    • Live music/performance
    • Couples massage
    • Horse riding
    • Spa/wellness packages
    • Walking tours
    • Yoga classes
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Beauty Services
    • Themed dinner nights
    • Foot massage
    • Live sport events (broadcast)
    • Private beach area
    • Full body massage
    • Body treatments
    • Head massage
    • Back massage

  • Hotel Cantarana is 550 yards from the centre of Playa Grande.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Guests staying at Hotel Cantarana can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.6).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • American
    • À la carte

  • The prices at Hotel Cantarana may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Hotel Cantarana by:

    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 1h 20min