HARRY'S, EL ESCONDITE ~ FREE SURFBOARDS & BIKES!

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Harry

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Sleeps3
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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HARRY'S, EL ESCONDITE ~ FREE SURFBOARDS & BIKES!

Tamarindo Studio Rental Photos and Description

Quality cabinas, surfboards and bikes. Surf lessons and guide available.

Harry's El Escondite offers 1 of 4 secluded studio-apartment style house in famous Playa Tamarindo, Costa Rica and is a favorite 'hideout' for both returning surfers and first timers. The cabina is situated around a pool and garden setting on a single 1/4 acre property. El Escondite has accommodations for individuals up to a party of 3 in a cabina.

All guests get free use of surfboards and bicycles. A surf guide and lessons are also available for those new to the area or to the joys of surfing.

El Escondite is located at the end of a quiet and private dead-end road; just a short walk to the surf breaks and the attractions in downtown Tamarindo.

A cabin can sleep up to 3 people and has a kitchen, large bathroom with hot water, air-conditioning and cable TV.

El Escondite also has laundry facilities, phones and wireless Internet access.

A pool, BBQ, hammocks, and a 2nd floor sundeck with lounge chairs round out a perfect place to hangout after surfing.

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for children
  • smoking allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Events Allowed

Harry

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In the beginning I came to Tamarindo Beach to take time off from skiing. A knee injury had forced me to leave my home in Whistler, B.C. to pursue other activities during the winter. I tried surfing while recovering here in Tamarindo and ended up preferring the waves over snow and the beach over the mountains. Over the years I've grown to love this small beach town and eventually decided to move down permanently. El Escondite means 'the Hideout' in Spanish and that was the start of Harry's hideaway.

Harry purchased this studio in 2001

Tamarindo Beach in Costa Rica has a unique combination of consistent off-shore winds for surfing and easy access to amenities and services without the need for a car but still having the feeling of a small laid back community. There are plenty of bars, restaurants, banks, shops and surf breaks; all within walking distance.

The 'El Escondite' grounds was established in 2001 and over the years has been expanded, renovated and improved to keep up with needs of clients. The cabinas are Tico style with outdoor living kept in mind yet has all modern the conveniences expected from a quality hotel. Relax and hideout at this quiet, private and secluded villa. All guests have free access to surfboards, bicycles, beach towels and bamboo mats.

Sleeps3
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Contact the owner directly to confirm reservation details and pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer), to protect your payment up to $1,000.
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

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Property Reviews

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Harry's, El Escondite ~ FREE SURFBOARDS & BIKES!
average rating of 4.9690723 based on 99 reviews
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Harry's, El Escondite ~ FREE SURFBOARDS & BIKES!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p172742
+11 506 8842-3419
Tamarindo Guanacaste
Breckenridge, CO
5

Guestbook Comment

Harry: you rock man. your place looks even better in person than it does online. all the ammenities we could want- LOTS of boards and bikes too. but t...
  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Nov 14, 2007
  • Stayed: Nov 2007
Harry: you rock man. your place looks even better in person than it does online. all the ammenities we could want- LOTS of boards and bikes too. but the most valuable service you offer your guests is your expert local knowledge.
from where to eat, surf, and grab a brew to how to solve computer problems, harry is on top of it. i would definitely reccommend harry's as a place for first-timers to costa rica. i couldnt be happier with my experience.
Helpful votes: 7/7
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Harry's, El Escondite ~ FREE SURFBOARDS & BIKES!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p172742
+11 506 8842-3419
Tamarindo Guanacaste
5

Happy travelers recommend Harry's!

Happy travelers recommend Harry's!
  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
M and I arrived hot and grumpy to Harry's after a red-eye flight and long drive from San Jose. Spirits were immediately lifted to find a happy host, full supplied kitchen (including coffee and milk!), a nice little pool, and a higher tech media set-up than we have at home in the San Francisco Bay Area. There's a GoogleTV in each cabina stocked up with movies, music, and of course high speed internet... just in case if you're stuck inside during the rain. M brought his surfboards from California and in retrospect, we could have just used Harry's because he has a selection of well maintained shortboards, longboards, and foamies. Over the course of our week, we made friends with our cabina neighbors, grilled fresh fish up on the rooftop deck, surfed at a lot of beaches (we had a rented car), and went on a few boating expeditions. Bonus: if you're interested in ocean fishing, Harry connected us with Jason at Pedro's fishing, and it was a highlight of our trip!
Helpful votes: 2/2
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Harry's, El Escondite ~ FREE SURFBOARDS & BIKES!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p172742
+11 506 8842-3419
Tamarindo Guanacaste
5

Awesome Stay!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
Harry went above and beyond to help make us feel at home here! Just an example- my bag got lost and never made it to San Jose when I landed, but Harry worked with the airlines to ensure my bag would get delivered all the way from San Jose to Tamarindo. And sure enough it was there the next morning!

He was super helpful and knows the area like the back of his hand. He always gave great recommendations and our trip wouldn't have been the same without him!

Thanks for an amazing trip Harry! :)
Helpful votes: 2/2
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Harry's, El Escondite ~ FREE SURFBOARDS & BIKES!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p172742
+11 506 8842-3419
Tamarindo Guanacaste
5

Excellent accommodations and great vibes

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
I couldn't have asked for a better place to stay. The cabinas were excellent and provided everything we needed. The pool, gardens, hammocks, and lots of shade provided the ultimate relaxation environment and the upstairs deck and BBQ were perfect for dinner and drinks. Harry is so righteous, was great to hang out with, and provided us with all sorts of excellent advice. The availability of bikes and surfboards was a huge bonus and saved us some cash. All in all it was a fantastic spot and I can't wait to get back there.
Helpful votes: 8/8
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Harry's, El Escondite ~ FREE SURFBOARDS & BIKES!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p172742
+11 506 8842-3419
Tamarindo Guanacaste
5

A fantastic spot!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2013
  • Stayed: Jan 2013
El Escondite is a fantastic place to stay for many reasons. The first and most important important is the host. Harry is a real gentleman and ambassador to the region. With his helpful advise we were able to put together a dream vacation. Local knowledge and contacts are priceless and Harry was always eager to assist. The rooms are very quiet, clean, private and secure. Our Cabina had a kitchenette that included an apartment size fridge and stove. We used the kitchen regularly and really missed it when we moved to another town. The bathroom was well equipped and very clean. Hot water was always available for showers and the tap water is drinkable without concern. The rooftop outdoor kitchen with barbeque was awesome. We loved to mingle with the other guests and share food, laughs and travel stories there. The pool is perfectly refreshing with a great deck to hang-out on. The private terraces have chairs, tables and hammocks to suit your mood. We really loved the google TV with hundreds of movies and tv shows available on demand on our flat screen TV. I can write all day about this place but to sum it up we loved it and there is no better valued place to stay in Tamarindo! The use of bikes and surf boards was also included and we took full advantage. Thanks Harry for for spoiling us and we will certainly be back.
Helpful votes: 4/4
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Map

Nearest Airport
65 Kilometres
Liberia, Costa Rica
Nearest Beach
700 Metres
Tamarindo Beach
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Season's by Shlomy
Car: not necessary

10 min walk to beach, surfing, stores & restaurants.

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Availability & Rates

Tamarindo Studio Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Minimum Stay
 
My Standard Rate
$80
$80
Sat,Sun
$500
$1,714
3 nights
 

Additional information about rental rates

Rates based on 1 or 2 people/cabina. Please add $20/night for 3rd person.
There is a 25% deposit payable through PayPal or Interac for reservations.

All guests have free access to surfboards and bikes but are responsible for loss or damage.
Surf lessons are available for extra fees.
Notes Balance is due on check-in.

In case of cancellation, availability calendar is updated and refund issued depending on rebooking of canceled dates.

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Amenities

Tamarindo Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Town ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Sports & Activities
  • Romantic
General:
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Parking ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Telephone ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Safe
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Mobile Phone
  • Macintosh Computer
  • Tiled Stove
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Shampoo
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen ...
  • Stove ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Kitchenette
  • Blender
  • Ice Maker
  • Pantry Items
  • Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Cooking Utensils
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Large Bathroom
  • There is an extra outdoor shower by the pool for after surf showers.
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 3
  • ~ - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Sofa bed has a single-size, real mattress.
  • Thick orthopedic mattresses with mattress covers and extra high count sheets.
Entertainment:
  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Games
  • Books
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
  • Beach Towels
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Bicycles ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for children
  • smoking allowed ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Outdoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • rain forests
  • forests
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • health/beauty spa
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • sight seeing
  • whale watching
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • boating
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • laundromat
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • snorkeling/diving
  • water tubing
  • kayaking
  • deepsea fishing
  • fly fishing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
There are hammocks on patio and lounge chairs on 2nd floor sundeck, Over a dozen surfboards to choose from and bicycles for all guests to use. Surf lessons and guide available. Large media library accessible through NAS and WIFI. Google TV's and HD TV's in every cabina.

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:

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