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

Bedrooms Studio
Property type villa



About the property

Studio Casita, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)

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

Casita Andalucia 2017

March 11th-13th

March 31st-April 4th

April 21st-23rd

May 4th-9th 16th-27th

Casita Seville 2017

March 25th- 30th

April 6th-13th 22nd-24th

May 12th-20th

June 2nd-16th

July 2nd-6th 30th on

Villa Suite 2017

February 25th-March 1st

March 4th-7th 11th on

Mirror Suite

March 2nd-7th March 10th on

Villa Andalucía is an elegant Spanish Colonial Designer Hotel in Tamarindo. We have two private Casitas, and two deluxe suites 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 and Mirror Suite, located in the main house is a lovely option for our guest who don't desire to cook on their vacation. Both have a private entrance/patio and an ensuite bathroom with shower. There is a flat screen TV and DVD player, armoire, mini fridge, microwave and coffee service. There are no cooking facilities in these 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 beach cruisers, boogie boards, beach chairs and pool floats. 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. 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.

Our Villa Andalucia team is 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, Design Hotel and this enables us to give our guest the special attention and treatment 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.

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, The Villa suite and Mirror 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

We also have a little condo down the street dates available from January-April anyone looking for long term.


Villa Suite and Mirror 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 $175.00 night

Villa Suite $150.00 night

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Jolene Clarke
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, spanish
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Calendar last updated:
February 21, 2017

About Jolene Clarke

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

Jolene Clarke purchased this villa in 2005

Why Jolene Clarke chose Guanacaste

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!

What makes this villa unique

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.


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"Just for Two," Romantic Casitas, Gourmet Breakfast Included!
average rating of 4.992857 based on 140 reviews

Sweet Home Costa Rica!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I are from Sweet Home Alabama but we have found our home away from home with Jolene and Gary at Villa Andalucia. What an absolutely beautiful property and they are incredible hosts!

They pay so much attention to detail and they work from sun up to sun down to ensure their property is very well-maintained and kept perfectly clean. The pictures do not do it justice. You have to see it in person to appreciate it.

Maria and Giselle prepare breakfasts that are to die for so be sure you don't miss them. There is a different breakfast each day of the week (Monday-Friday). French toast day was my favorite! We were up and out really early one weekday that we stayed with them so we missed the regular breakfast. However, Jolene asked Maria and Giselle to prepare some fresh fruit and toast for us so we didn’t have to leave for our tour on an empty stomach. Talk about above and beyond.

My husband and I stayed here for a week and it was not long enough. We did not rent a car as the town of Tamarindo is very walkable from Villa Andalucia. Any tours you want to do will pick you up and drop you off at the house. Jolene can and will help you schedule any activities that you want to do.

One of my favorite things on property was the Rancho on the Casita Seville side of the home. There is a covered pergola with a couple of hammocks. I took a few catnaps throughout the week laying in the hammock. Yes, Gary, I did have time to do that. LOL!

Jolene is fantastic with emails. I had to have asked a thousand questions and she was always very quick and thorough with her responses.

My husband and I have traveled at least once a year for 17 years, sometimes more, and Costa Rica was our best trip yet. Villa Andalucia played a huge part in making that happen. Jolene and Gary have a way of making you feel at ease. They feel as though they are long-time friends from the moment you say, "Hello." Jolene and Gary, we cannot thank you enough for your hospitality! We will see you again!

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful Villa

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed at Villa Andalucia for four nights. The room was beautifully decorated, clean and comfortable. Gary was a wonderful host and drove us around town and offered great recommendation for restaurants and tours upon our arrival. We would definitely stay again if we make it back to Tamarindo.

  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
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  • 5 of 5

We are late with our message,sorry,Gary!!Suffice to say that all these wonderful reviews echo what we experienced,just felt like home once we arrived;incredible hosts and unique home.Their recommendations and personal assistance around town were right on!!!What stood out?Antares Sunset Cruise;Lanacosta Beach Club,Bula Bula Rest,Pala Verde Nat Park tour with lunch,Happy Hour in the garden with Friedas frisby show!!Maria's breakfasts;Jolene was great organizing our tour pick-ups and times.The airport transfers were on time.Sharkys Sports Bar gave us our sports fix when we needed it,and the Tour highlight was the 3 ladies doing SEVEN zip lining runs on the Congo Trail!!

Great memories--Tamarindo is very busy over Xmas Holidays;so be advised if you are traveling at that time!!

We will return indeed!!!

  • Submitted: Feb 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
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A most incredible holiday!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I just returned from a short stay with Gary & Jolene at Villa Andalucia - what an incredible experience. The absolute best hosts and accommodations available in Tamarindo. Jolene's eye for interior design is exceptional. Although the beach and excursions called us away on a few days, I was happy to sit and relax in their lovely garden or by the pool for some quiet down time. I found Tamarindo, Costa Rica to be clean, safe and the people very friendly. Excellent restaurants, beach shops and all easy to navigate on foot. And to top it off we met new friends and we are already organizing our return visit to Villa Andalucia. There's no where else I'd want to go! Thank you so much Gary & Jolene!

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
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Very Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at Villa Andalucia. The lodgings are exactly what we were hoping for and expecting based on the pictures - very luxurious, gorgeous setting and yard, and excellent breakfast every morning with the other guests. After spending a few nights near Arenal, we were hoping to spend a few relaxing nights spending the bulk of our days at the gorgeous beaches. The stay did not disappoint, and the lodgings were a big part of why this was one of our favorite vacations. We highly encourage anyone to stay there, and Jolene and Gary are wonderful hosts!

  • Submitted: Jan 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
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Amazing Place

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed at Gary & Jolene's gorgeous home just last week and I have to say it is more beautiful then the pictures. They were amazing hosts - so helpful with coordinating excursions and went over and above what we were expecting. Maria made the most delicious breakfasts. This was our first time Costa Rica and we will definitely be back! They are located right in the town of Tamarindo so we were able to walk everywhere - 5 minute walk to the beach, restaurants, shopping. Thank you so much Gary and Jolene for everything! Carrie & Kevin

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Nearest Airport
55 Kilometres
Liberia Daniel Oduber International (LIR)
Nearest Barpub
300 Metres
Nearest Golf
12 Kilometres
Hacienda Pinilla
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Pachanga/La Esquina Pizza
Nearest Beach
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.


Rates & Availability

Tamarindo Villa Rental Rates

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1 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 13.0%

Villa Suite and Mirror Suite in the main house $130.00 per night $910.00 a week
Casitas $155.00 per night $1,085.00 a week
Breakfast Monday through Friday included
Christmas, New Year's and Easter Holiday week $175.00 per night for the Casitas, $1,225.00 a week
Villa Suite and Mirror Suite $150.00 per night and $1,050.00 per week
One night stays are $165.00 plus taxes

Cancellations more than 60 days (90 days for holiday periods) prior to arrival will be refunded, less $50. Cancellations less than 60 days (90 days for holidays) prior to arrival will be forfeited.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Tamarindo Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 450 sq. ft.
  • 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
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 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)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Events Allowed
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • 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

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