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"Just for Two," Romantic Casitas, Gourmet Breakfast Included!


Property Details

Updated: Oct 25, 2016
Studio Casita, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)

***Our calendar only shows availability for Casita Andalucia so check the dates available below or email me for availability in Casita Seville and The Villa Suite.***

Here are some upcoming dates we have available. We can make a combination of the two Casitas if we do not have your specific dates. Email me for information.

Casita Andalucia 2016

September 22th-October 2nd

October 3rd-9th October 27th-29th

November 3rd-5th

January 11th-14th and 28th-31st

March 11th-13th

Casita Seville 2016

September 16th-October 18th

February 25th-March 1st March 15th-22nd

Villa Suite 2016

September 19th-30th

Villa Andalucía is an elegant Spanish Colonial Designer Hotel in Tamarindo. We have two private Casitas, and a deluxe suite for vacationers. The design of Villa Andalucía was inspired by the Spanish Colonial homes of Spain and Granada, Nicaragua. This romantic Villa is perfect for couples, honeymooners and those in need of a relaxing getaway. Nestled in a quiet, private neighborhood of Tamarindo, Villa Andalucía is a 5 minute walk or quick bike ride to shopping, restaurants, and the beautiful beaches of Tamarindo.

The Tamarindo beach refreshing breezes will keep you cool on a hot day as you relax by the pool. Or, feel free to take a siesta on the daybed on the patio or just chill and read a book in one of the 3 hammocks. Mornings at Villa Andalucia are wonderful enjoying your delicious home cooked breakfast made by Maria Monday through Friday. Breakfast is served on the terraza overlooking the pool and garden or at the bistro table next to the fountain, take your pick. Sip your fresh brewed Costa Rican coffee from the coffee bar while you listen to the birds or howler monkeys that occasionally stop by.

Casita Andalucía has beautiful garden, pool, and bistro area views. This Casita has a kitchenette with a 2 burner cooktop, microwave, and mini fridge. The living area has a loveseat and armoire with flat screen TV, DVD player, and iPod cradle with radio. The private bathroom has a large, spacious shower with hot water. The comfortable bed in Casita Andalucia is queen size. Both of our Casitas have wireless internet and AC.

Casita Seville is located next door and overlooks a large, lush, private garden. In the garden is a rancho with two hammocks and a table and chairs for dining. Casita Seville has a kitchenette with a 4 burner cook top, microwave and full size fridge. This Casita also has a flat screen TV, DVD player, iPod cradle with radio, private bathroom and large shower with hot water. The bed in this Casita is king size and there is a large closet for long term guest.

The Villa suite, located in the main house is a lovely option for our guest who don't desire to cook on their vacation. It has a private patio and an ensuite bathroom with shower. There is a flat screen TV and DVD player, armoire, mini fridge and coffee service. There are no cooking facilities in this guest quarters so it is perfect for guest who would like to take a total vacation from cooking! We have safes for your personal effects in all our accommodations.

Our Casita guests are welcome to use the barbecue by the pool. All our guest have access to our 4 beach cruisers, boogie boards, and beach chairs. We have our own private surf instructor who can also coordinate special snorkel excursions and beach days. For the adventurous, Brooks does the only spear fishing lesson in the area. In March 2013, Brooks upgraded boats from the 'Condorito,' to the larger, 'Pica Pica,' a ponga for our guest use only. We are very excited to add beach day snorkeling and fishing tours and sunset cruises to our list of things to do while in Tamarindo. Email us for additional information.

Villa Andalucía has parking for those with rental cars. However, if Tamarindo is your only destination, you really do not need a car. We can arrange private transport to and from the Liberia Airport for our guest, the fare is $80.00 per couple each way. We are happy to pick you up at the Tamarindo airport complimentary. Laundry service is available for $5.00 per load. The Casitas have fresh flowers and maid service Monday-Saturday.

Gary and I are delighted to introduce you to Tamarindo and recommend restaurants, tours, fishing excursions and answer any other questions you might have to make your vacation with us the best ever. We are a family run business and our mission at Villa Andalucía is to give you an incredible stay for a great price. We are a small, Designer Hotel and this enables us to give our guest the special attention during your stay with us. We consider ourselves a high quality property for an exceptional price.

If you are looking for a quiet, peaceful, relaxing, vacation within the confines of a private Villa, this is the place for you. If a vacation of partying and carousing town is more your style, please seek accommodations elsewhere.

We are the perfect place for Honeymoons, Baby-moons, elopements, executive surf trips with your wife, Anniversary celebrations, birthdays, romantic getaways, parents of the bride or groom and safe place for you ladies traveling alone.

Gary and I also own several Casitas in Granada Nicaragua. If you would like to combine a vacation with Granada and Tamarindo, we can help you make that happen too.

More than 2 in your party or we are all reserved for your dates? Don't despair, we can refer you to and a beautiful 2 bedroom Villa on the point in Playa Langosta if you have a need for a larger accommodations.

A note regarding our calendar: the VRBO calendar only shows availability for Casita Andalucía. Always email us to check availability in Casita Seville and the Villa suite.

We look forward to having you stay with us at Villa Andalucía where you arrive as guest, leave as friends!

Jolene and Gary Clarke


Villa Suite $125.00 per night $875.00 per week

Casita Andalucia $150.00 per night $1,050.00 per week

Casita Seville $150.00 per night $1,050.00 per week

Christmas/New Years rates:

Casitas $170.00 night

Villa Suite $150.00 night

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More Details
  • Sleeps 2
  • 0 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Recent Review

About the Owner

Gary and I have lived in Tamarindo since 2001. We drove to Costa Rica with our son and another family from California for the adventure of a lifetime that lives on today. Upon arriving to Costa Rica after our three month trip through Latin America, we started a new chapter in our lives. An unlikely couple, Gary is from New Jersey and I, a native Californian, it is our love of travel and adventure that keeps us happy and laughing. Prior to moving to Costa Rica, Gary spent his first career of 30 years in Medicine and I was a teacher and Interior Designer. Once we arrived in Tamarindo laying in hammocks all day for 3 months was just not enough. So, Gary ventured into a new career in real estate to spice things up for the next 10 years. Gary retired once again in 2012 as one of the busiest most successful and well respected realtors in our area. In 2007, when our son Brooks left for college, we were lonely and thought it might be fun to rent out one of our casitas that we used only a couple times a year for family. Little did we know how much fun it would be and the friends we would make along the way. We invite you to come be our guest and see what life is like living in Tamarindo, Costa Rica. We will show you this lovely country and Tamarindo through our eyes and give you, in our humble opinion, the best places to eat and send you on the adventure tours that best fit your vacation style. This is our family business and Gary, Brooks and I take great pleasure and pride in giving you the best vacation we can deliver. Come see us, we would love to have you as our guest. Gary, Jolene and Brooks Clarke

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Speaks: english, spanish

129 Reviews

based on 129 traveler reviews

Kansas City


  • 5 of 5

the property was beautiful and we had a wonderful time. Jolene and Gary are wonderful hosts. Loved our stay their.

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent accommodations, wonderful food, gracious & attentive services

  • 5 of 5

Loved the ambiance of the property! Howler monkeys in the trees nearby an added attraction. Many thanks to Brooks and Kyle for their help in planning our adventures. The dining recommendations were excellent. All in all, our experience as A+++++ and we would definitely recommend this place to others!

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Home Away from Home in Costa Rica

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for our honeymoon in August 2016 and were very impressed by the level of comfort and service that Jolene provides. This is more than just a rental - it includes breakfast, a tour of Tamarindo, day trip planning services, and daily cleaning services of the Casita. Although Tamarindo can feel a bit underdeveloped than what most Americans are used to, Villa Andalucia is top-notch and provides everything that you would find in a nice B&B/hotel in the States. The little touches in the Casita were awesome - Costa Rican coffee, bug spray and sunscreen, nice plates/glassware, a spice rack, environmentally-friendly soaps, lotions, shampoo and conditioner, board games, local newspaper/magazines, a safe, fresh flowers, etc.

A definite recommendation for anyone traveling to Tamarindo! Jolene, Gary, Brooks and Kyle know the area so well that they will be provide you a list / booking services of things to do to make your vacation very enjoyable. They are also extremely responsive which is appreciated for those traveling internationally.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing get away!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I recently had the most incredible stay at Villa Andalucía! This gorgeous property is even more so in person than in the pictures! Jolene has done a phenomenal job on the décor and has just simply thought of it all when it comes to amenities in the casitas as well as in the main house! We enjoyed our tour of the town with Gary when we first arrived in Tamarindo! It gave us an idea of where everything was so that we were not wasting any time while we were there trying to figure it out on our own! Jolene and Gary are such wonderful hosts that are always very quick to help you get your next excursion planned! We enjoyed surfing with Brooks, fishing with Petra, a combo ATV/zip lining excursion, and some much needed down time on the beautiful beaches that were all amazing! In addition, Maria makes a wonderful breakfast each morning of your stay that just cannot be beat! Having an amazing breakfast, in an amazing place, allowed us to also make some amazing friends while we were there too! Jolene and Gary, thank you so much for your hospitality while we were there! We cannot wait to plan our next visit!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Denver, Colorado

Amazing honeymoon destination!

  • 5 of 5

We recently stayed at Villa Andalucia and had an incredible stay! We arrived in Tamarindo with absolutely nothing planned because we were sick of planning our wedding, and Jolene and Gary gave us wonderful recommendations throughout our trip. The accommodations were beautiful and breakfast was delicious. The town/beach is a quick walk away with plenty of good restaurants and fun things to do! We had an awesome time snorkeling with Brooks and utilized the provided beach chairs and boogie boards to hang out at the beach. Jolene and Gary recommended an adventure day excursion including horseback riding, tubing down the rapids, zip-lining through the canyons and ended with a mud bath and hot springs. We had so much fun getting to do all of those activities in one day! Some restaurants we enjoyed included La Palapa, El Chilito, and El Capitan Suiza. Hoping to visit again in the future!

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful property, and amazing hosts

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I recently spent a week at this property in Tamarindo. It was perfect. The apartment was beautifully decorated, as is the rest of the property - it's the kind of place we all want to live in. We could easily walk to restaurants and the beach in five or ten minutes. The kitchen and fridge in our apartment were very useful amenities. Each morning my husband would smoke a cigar in their back garden, and each morning he was visited by a couple of howler monkeys.

However, what made this stay one of our best at a VRBO property is the family that owns and runs it. Jolene and Gary go well above and beyond expectations in their home. They were quick to answer any questions we had before we arrived, and their knowledge of the area is outstanding. Their restaurant suggestions were all perfect. They set up all our excursions for us - all we had to do was get in the car, which picked us up at the property - and go. The breakfasts Maria makes are delicious and provided a perfect start to our days. I've never felt so pampered before in a vacation rental.

I usually search through many properties when searching for a vacation place, but this property was the first on my list, and I was enchanted with the photos. I am so happy that this property caught my eye. It's as beautiful in real life as it is in the posted pictures.

We're already discussing when we can return. We loved the area, which in large part was due to the excellent care with which we were treated. Everything Jolene and Gary do is with the goal of making the vacation easy, low-stress, and fun. If you are looking for a fun, easy place to vacation, look no further!

Thanks, Jolene and Gary!

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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From the Owner

We have been traveling to Costa Rica for over 25 years. From the moment I stepped off the airplane on our first trip here I knew we would retire here one day. What we did not know was that the house we originally built to sell would turn out to be our dream home and fulfill my life long desire to have a Bed and Breakfast. We love Tamarindo for its great beaches, sunsets, wildlife, adventure activities and of course the vast array of restaurants. We have traveled all over the world and have never found a beach town we liked more. Tamarindo is small and unspoiled and is one place in Costa Rica and the world where you can go, do and see it all in one place on your vacation. We are the perfect property for honeymooner's, babymooner's, executive surf trips and those looking for a quiet, relaxing or active getaway. Arrive as guest, leave as friends!

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Liberia Daniel Oduber International (LIR) at 55 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Sharky's at 300 Metres Nearest Golf : Hacienda Pinilla at 12 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Pachanga/La Esquina Pizza at 200 Metres Nearest Beach : Tamarindo at 600 Metres Car: not necessary

We have a private surf instructor on staff who also does snorkel tours and has the only spearfishing lesson around. Brooks also does sports fishing tours on the new Boat, the 'Pica Pica.' For you birders and nature lovers out there, Brooks can arrange special wildlife tours for you in the afternoons or take you to the incredible Palo Verde Wetlands.


Rental rates

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Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 13.0%

Villa Suite in the main house $125.00 per night $875.00 a week
Casitas $150.00 per night $1,050.00 a week
Breakfast Monday through Friday included
Christmas, New Year's and Easter Holiday week $170.00 per night for the Casitas, $1,190.00 a week
Villa Suite $145.00 per night and $1,015.00 per week
One night stays are $160.00 plus taxes

Cancellations more than 30 days (45 days for holiday periods) prior to arrival will be refunded, less $50. Cancellations less than 30 days (45 days for holidays)prior to arrival will be forfeited unless we are able to rent to another guest for the same time period, the $50.00 cancellation fee would still apply.

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From the Owner

Our colonial architecture with furniture, art and accessories from our travels make for a warm, eclectic, welcoming environment. Plus, you can't beat the pool and garden areas to relax after a day at the beach or a canopy tour. You will love your 'Casitas for two,' that was decorated lovingly over the years for your pleasure and comfort. I love how our Villa has many different areas to enjoy, the pool, the rancho, the bistro area and the grand patio, something for everyone. Of course Maria's great breakfast is definitely the icing on the cake each day.

Property Type

  • villa

Accommodation Type

  • Bed & Breakfast


  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool

Onsite Services

  • Concierge
  • Massage


  • Events Allowed
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible


  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 450 sq. ft.


  • Bathroom 1 - toilet, shower


  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom - 1 queen
  • Bedroom - 1 king
  • Bedroom - 1 queen
  • King size bed Casita (1), Queen size Bed Casita (1), Queen size Bed Suite (1)


  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...


  • Guests provide their own meals

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