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La Botella de Leche

La Botella de Leche offers accommodation in Tamarindo and the best surf camp deals in town with the most qualified surf instructors.

Reviews 3

Luka Bjekovic

from Costa Rica, March 2018

Botella da leche was the best accomodation i had in Costa Rica. The atmosphere in the hostel was very relaxed and it‘s a really cool place to stay at. The hostel also offers plenty of fun activities to do. The staff and the owner are very friendly and pleasant people and i really enjoyed staying there. The surfcamp was very good and as a beginner i learned a lot. The surfinstructor, Markos, does a great job and gives his best to give you what you‘re looking for. He‘s a very good instructor with a lot of experience and patience. The pictures taken by Sandra are also really cool.

Thank you guys very much!

Best wishes and many greetings


Florian Tunger

from Costa Rica, July 2017

"Best week of my trip"

Really nice atmosphere during the whole stay. The owners, staff and the surfteacher gave their best to give everybody a good experience. The hostel is close to the center (400m) but still far enough so you dont hear the clubs or traffic if you want to sleep. The surf instructor did a really good job, so we were progressing fast in some really nice waves.

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a traveler Texas

TripAdvisor website

This place was exactly what I was hoping for. As a solo female traveler, it was safe, clean and secure. To top it off, everyone was very friendly and enjoyable to interact with. I got a private room, which was very reasonably priced full blasting AC, own shower, and outside my window was a pool! It was perfect. It was family style and the owners and staff are so helpful and really want you to enjoy your visit. Definitely stay here if you're looking for a relaxing and affordable tropical stay!

Scott S.

TripAdvisor website

La Botella de Leche is a phenomenal hostel with great prices too. The pool is perfect for recovering from long days of surfing, diving, or drinking and the rooms are clean comfortable and air conditioned. The bathrooms are clean and the common areas are all well taken care of. One of the four nights at the hostel we broke into the game table that is set up and had the entire hostel sitting around the table drinking and getting to know each other. The people that are attracted to Botella de Leche and the management are the real reason to stay at this hostel. Grab some rum, get a room, and come hang out in the pool. I will be back to Tamarindo if only for this hostel. See you there!

Mason T.

TripAdvisor website

We arrived late at night, and the security guard was able to get us set up with a great room. The sheets were clean and the room was air conditioned. The staff is so accommodating and ready to help at all times. It is located a short walk from the downtown and beach areas, with a grocery store really close too. There is a really nice pool, full kitchen, large common area with hammocks and comfortable couches, and all sorts of great games to play including an addictive ring fling game. They have a fridge stocked with fairly priced water and beer. The owner is so friendly and outgoing, he made us feel very much at home. The atmosphere is really stylish and homey. We felt like we were staying in an expensive hotel, but at hostel prices. I have nothing negative to say about this place. It is the perfect place to come back to after a nice day out surfing or sunbathing!

Andre T. Canada

TripAdvisor website

Booked three rooms in this hostel for a group of 12 guys for a bachelor party. Manuel the owner was gracious enough to host us, and was nothing but a delight to deal with. Every staff member treated us with the utmost respect. Walking distance to everywhere that matters in Tamarindo, rooms were excellent, AC worked wonders as it was extremely hot. I have never encountered a hostel with a swimming pool and I can assure you it came in handy. If you need to know anything just ask Manuel, he is very knowledgeable and can assist you in anyway. I would strong recommend staying here.

Cassandra T.

TripAdvisor website

This place is perfect for everyone it is really quiet at night so you can get a good night of sleep. Rooms are big and comfortable. You can have a good time in the pool or common area. It's really close to the main, but away from the noise. But seriously what makes this place so great is the owner and the staff. We will definitely be back. Gracias

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