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Hotel la palapa offers accommodations in Tamarindo. Guests can enjoy breakfast on the on-site beachfront restaurant. Free private parking is available on site.

Hotel la palapa features free WiFi, TV, coffee maker, air conditioning, fridge and a terrace with sea views.

Property is near restaurants and shops. There is massage service available for an extra cost.

Playa Conchal is 7.5 mi from Hotel la palapa, while Playa Hermosa is 22 mi away. The nearest airport is Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport, 29 mi from the property.

This is our guests' favorite part of Tamarindo, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

Hotel La Palapa has been welcoming guests since Dec 6, 2016

Property Highlights

Located in the best-rated area in Tamarindo, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.7

Breakfast Info

Continental, American

Free private parking available at the hotel


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Closest beaches
  • Tamarindo Beach

    8.7 Excellent beach
    200 feet from property
  • Grande Beach

    9.0 Wonderful beach
    3,500 feet from property
  • Langosta Beach

    8.6 Excellent beach
    3,900 feet from property
Property questions and answers
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  • Is your private beach next to the property or do I need to use a means of transportation to go there?
    Dear client, we are just on the beach. our garden is already sand of the beach!!! you don t need any king of transportation. best regard audrey
    Answered on September 6, 2019
  • Shuttle service: Liberia airport to Monteverdi Rustic Lodge Jan 27, 2023. Monteverdi Rustic Lodge to Hotel La Palapa on Jan 31st, 2023.
    Hello,now it s too early to make the reservation,but we can do it biginning january. from the airport to monteverde, that will be a taxi, no shuttle ..
    Answered on October 16, 2022
  • Does the shuttle pick up from Liberia Airport
    yes, we do provide share or private service from Liberia airport every day Cheers Rolando Guzman reservations
    Answered on March 15, 2022
  • Aside from private transportation, how do you get here from San Jose using bus or public transportation?
    we do offer share shuttle from San Jose for $60 one way per person and they deperts around 7:30 am or 3:00 pm from Hotels in San jose or close to the ..
    Answered on November 12, 2019
  • I plan to fly from San Jose to Tamarindo Airport. Is there shuttle service from there to your hotel? How much does it cost?
    dear guest, there is shared shutlle around $65 from 8ham , or around $250 for private shuttle. best regards audrey
    Answered on October 25, 2022
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Amenities of Hotel La Palapa
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Extra long beds (> 6.5 ft)
  • View
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Private beach area
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Coffee machine
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Live music/Performance
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Water sports facilities on site Additional charge
  • Snorkeling Off-site Additional charge
  • Fishing Off-site Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Living Area
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Bar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Parking
  • Shuttle service Additional charge
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Airport shuttle Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Safe
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Tile/Marble floor
  • Private entrance
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Full-body massage
  • Hand massage
  • Head massage
  • Couples' massage
  • Foot massage
  • Neck massage
  • Back massage
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Spa Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

Hotel La Palapa takes special requests – add in the next step!


3:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


8:00 AM - 11:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 3 and above are considered adults at this property.

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

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Discover JCB Diners Club American Express Hotel La Palapa accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

There is a new administration.

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

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

As a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has temporarily suspended its shuttle services.

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

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Hotel La Palapa of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Hotel La Palapa

  • Hotel La Palapa is 150 feet from the center of Tamarindo.

  • Guests staying at Hotel La Palapa can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 5.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • American
    • À la carte

  • Room options at Hotel La Palapa include:

    • Double
    • Quad

  • Check-in at Hotel La Palapa is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • The prices at Hotel La Palapa may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

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

    • Spa
    • Massage
    • Snorkeling
    • Fishing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Beachfront
    • Private beach area
    • Beach
    • Couples' massage
    • Happy hour
    • Neck massage
    • Water sports facilities on site
    • Hand massage
    • Live music/Performance
    • Back massage
    • Head massage
    • Foot massage
    • Full-body massage