Barcelo Langosta Beach

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The Barcelo Langosta Beach Hotel is situated in Tamarindo in northwest Costa Rica, near the city center. It stands on a stunning beach and is surrounded by exceptional natural beauty. This small and personal resort with only 198 rooms is located on Tamarindo Bay, and is next to the Parque Nacional Marino Las Baulas.

This all-inclusive resort offers a peaceful getaway with all the conveniences of the village nearby. Families and couples will also enjoy a host of exciting on-site amenities at this alluring hidden gem that is off the beaten path, in addition to the natural surroundings and safe, clean beaches. With the all-inclusive program, enjoy buffet dining (a la carte dining once per week), a snack bar, and unlimited domestic drinks. Take part in activities around the pool, non-motorized watersports, and live entertainment. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are served in the buffet restaurant, while the snack bar provides poolside food, and the Lobby bar offers cocktails.

Air-conditioned rooms are in pretty Caribbean-style blocks with a king-size bed or two double beds, full bathroom, in-room safe and balcony or patio. The resort has earned the highest CST rating of 5 for Sustainable Tourism, awarded by the Institute of Tourism and the Hospitality and Tourism Industry of Costa Rica.

Relax and enjoy your free time at the spa, or work out at the gym. This hotel is in the ideal location for surfing or kayaking enthusiasts, who will enjoy the quality of the water. Come enjoy this unique spot for sports and nature lovers!

Find out more about Barcelo Hotels & Resorts.

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Located just outside the charming Costa Rican village of Tamarindo.

Local Phone: 011-506-653-0375
Toll Free Phone: 888-221-2761
Fax: 011 506 653 0415
Barber / Beauty Salon
Boutique Shops
Business Services
Car Rental
Currency Exchange
Disco / Nightclub
Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service
Meeting Rooms
Physician on Call
Number of Pools: 2
Outdoor Pools: 2     
There is a main pool and a separate pool for children.
Playa Conchal - 15 minutes from hotel
The Playa Conchal is an 18 hole, Par 72 course with 7,030 yards designed by Robert Trent Jones II.
Holes: 18
Green Fees: Varies
Cart Fee: Varies
Club Rental Fees: VARIES
Lessons Available
Water Sports on Site
Fishing: Additional Charge
Scuba: Additional Charge
Snorkeling: Additional Charge
JetSki / Waverunner: Additional Charge
Waterskiing: Additional Charge
Health Club / Spa
Aerobics: Complimentary
Jacuzzi: Complimentary
Massage: Additional Charge
Nautilus Equipment: Complimentary
The Barcelo Langosta Beach is surrounded by a rich, natural landscape of exceptional beauty. This 5-building complex offers 198 air-conditioned rooms divided between 2- and 3-story units. Resort features include unlimited domestic drinks, buffet restaurant, swimming pool and jacuzzi, gym, non-motorized water sports, a beauty parlor, mini-club, and room service from 7 am to 9 pm. Beach: The hotel is situated on a secluded stretch of beachfront, with an adjacent lagoon that leads into a waterway.
Total Rooms: 198
Year Opened: 1999 Credit Cards: Visa, Master Card, American Express
No Spring Breakers. 1 dinner at the a la carte restaurant included per week. Additional available at an extra charge.
These spacious suites offer a large living room with a sofa, large windows and a balconly with a spectacular sea view, and a large Jacuzzi. King size bed. Split between two floors.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Balcony or Terrace
Coffee Maker
Room Safe
Spacious and comfortable room with oceanfront view from private balcony or terrace. One king or two double beds.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Balcony or Terrace
Coffee Maker
Room Safe
Modern suites with spectacular sea views. Rooms are split between two floors. King size bed and living room with sofa. Jacuzzi. Balcony.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Balcony or Terrace
Coffee Maker
Room Safe
Barcelo Langosta Beach features 1 meal plan options:
All Meals, Drinks & Tips-LIMITED-Buffet Restaurant and Pool Snack Bar
There are 3 Restaurants at Barcelo Langosta Beach:
Bahia Buffet - Buffet style restaurant offering different themed nights. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Las Baulas - A large variety of snacks in front of the swimming pool. Enjoy live music and different activities brought to you by the entertainment staff. Open 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Oceano - Fabulous international cuisine with seafood specialties (including lobster). Choose between an indoor setting with gentle background music, or on the balcony opposite the amphitheater. Reservations required.
Daily Activities & Entertainment:
Entertainment Center for children and adults: Beach Volleyball, Mini Soccer, Dance Lessons, Excursions.
Nightly Activities & Entertainment:
Amphitheater, Dance Area, Small stage area by the poolside for nightly entertainment, Big Screen Karaoke.
There is a Mini-club offering activities designed especially for children, and a game room for children and teens.
Applicable Ages: 4 to 12 years old
Program Fees: Complimentary

Children's Facilities
Game Room
Children's Pool
Babysitting Fee: $
Advance Notice for Babysitting: 24 hours
Cribs are available ($)

TripAdvisor Web Reviews
Based on 3238reviews
What to expect

Apple Vacations Traveller Reviews
We've visited a Barcelo in Costa Rica 4 times.
Jul 17 2013
3 times in Playa Langosta, 1 in Tambor. The rooms are clean and comfortable, the beach is great, and the food is very good. The staff are very capable and friendly. The Barcelo definitely has a Costa Rican flavor that we really enjoy.
Customer Rating: 

Barcelo Playa Langosta Costa Rica
Jul 02 2012
At arrival we were assign a room that had mold on the ceiling, the Swiss Travel Rep was nice enought to help us get another room. no mold, but not very clean. You also had to keep one of the 2 room cards you were given to keep light and ac attached to the monitor at all times. The food was the same every night, rice and beans and chorizos, pork, chicken or bad steak. The Wi fii that we paid for was turn off the 2nd day, and can only be used at one device at a time. We would ask for towels for the room, they never had clean towels available. The only good thing at this resort was the alcohol and fresh fruit at the bar.
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Jun 16 2012
We really loved it. With friendly staff, excellent food, very very clean, awesome mountain views, the beach was a stone throw from the hotel pool. We could sit at tables in the pool bar and look out at the ocean. Really lovely sunsets and postcard perfect views.
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Very Clean and comfortable
Apr 03 2012
Hotel was very clean. The pool was fantastic. Service excellent - all servers had smiles and so accommodating. Activity directors had lots of energy.
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Mar 13 2012
Great location, there are dogs on the beach, food is good, selection was better last year, pool better this year c/w last year, drinks are good just not large selection, staff is great, wish the pool/beach area was quieter with the 'entertainment'
Customer Rating: 

Barcelo at Langosta Beach Tamirindo
Aug 03 2011
We really enjoyed our week at the Barcelo. We would return and recommend it to others. I believe the resort carries a 4 Star rating and that is probably accurate; however, we were completely satisfied with the amenities and food. We were not notified about our departure details as promised. We called on our own and obtained the information.
Customer Rating: 

Good affordable alternative
Jun 02 2011
This is my 2nd time staying at the Barcelo. This is a good affordable all-inclusive hotel. The buffet gets old after awhile but most buffets are average. We like this resort as it is close to town. Most of the other all inclusive resorts are far away.
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TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews
Seven dollars for half liter of water at gift shop - we won't be staying
Fri Feb 22 13:30:47 EST 2019
Stopped at the Occidental today for a possible future stay. The grounds were very nice and the pools were beautiful. Staff was polite. Stopped at the lobby gift shop for an ordinary bottle of water, nothing fancy. The attendant scanned the bottle and said 7.50. I said 7.50 dollars in disbelief and he repeated it. No apology, no smile. Kind of like you'd imagine a bandit on the street. No, I didn't buy it.

Decent stay
Itsstasia13, Farmington, New York
Wed Feb 20 12:05:19 EST 2019
Me and my husband stayed here for our week in Costa Rica. I was slightly disappointed by the state of our room. We had a very hard time opening our door as it seemed to be pretty old. I think we might have been in a building that had not yet been updated. The room was relatively clean but I could tell it hadn't seen a deep clean in a while. There was a lot of dust on the top of the mini-fridge and the bathroom looked like it could have used some more attention. The balcony was really nice but the lock was broken (usable but broken), the curtains were older and musty and the rods were rusted. I am really not one to complain about a room because if I am on vacation I really don't plan on spending much time there but I was slightly disappointed. Also, there were a few times where we were left without a bathmat and the floor was EXTREMELY dangerous when walking out of the shower. We were also left without toilet paper or tissues sometimes after the room had been cleaned. There were only a few times when we were given a hand towel or a wash cloth. I am also not sure if our sheets were ever fully changed because my side of the bed always seemed to have the flat sheet untucked (being pulled up by my sleeping the first night). Would have also been nice to have a 'Do Not Disturb' sign for when we would come back to the room to change after breakfast. The redeeming factors were: 1. The pool! Very clean and nice cool water for the hot days 2. The staff -- especially Edwin who is the bartender at the lobby bar. He is extremely friendly and attentive to empty drinks and mixes really good drinks (and definitely does not skimp on any booze!) Also 2 of our waitresses from the A la carte restaurant and I wish I could remember their names because they were so fantastic and incredibly kind. 3. The cleanliness of the common areas 4. Most of the food (some nights were better than others but I thought most nights were pretty good -- although different cold options during lunch would be appreciated) Overall, we did have a pretty nice stay but definitely were some things that could definitely be improved on and updating that is needed.

One night stay. Wish it were my whole time in Tamarindo.
Navigator52628255604, Lansdale, Pennsylvania
Wed Feb 20 06:27:01 EST 2019
Just booked a single night here because I had already booked another place in Tamarindo for the remainder and the week and it was too late to cancel. This place is so nice that we seriously considered just forfeiting the other place and booking here instead. Everything, pool, staff, beach, inclusive meals, room and the hotel grounds are wonderful.

A Relaxing Vacation at the Occidental Tamarindo
kellys11060, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Mon Feb 18 12:07:57 EST 2019
We don't usually stay at an all-inclusive property but the price was great. However, the biggest surprise is this property is located on a national preserve and the beach is so spectacular (remote even). Absolutely gorgeous! Beautiful landscaped grounds, friendly staff, and awesome activities! The food was delicious at the buffet .... but not American....and that is part of the fun of experiencing a new culture. Hotel is 1 mile to town - take a taxi for $5 (too hot). Note: Tamarindo is a surfing destination....waves are not always friendly for swimming....just be safe or actually go surfing.

Fun trip!
courtdawgz, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Sun Feb 17 14:48:33 EST 2019
We stayed here for 7 nights and had never been to Costa Rica. We enjoyed our stay and the staff are wonderful! Carlos is our favorite and deserves a raise! He is helpful, always put a smile on our face, and hard working! He was the only person I saw serving drinks to people at the pool. Staff in the dining area were helpful and work so hard. I noticed many staff members work all day everyday! The entertainment staff were fun and we especially enjoyed the morning workout in the pool! The grounds are beautiful and full of nature. We saw many types of birds, lizards, and a few monkeys. The beach is amazing and we had fun at the pool! The 4 star rating is because of the food. Wish the food had more variety but I also know that this all inclusive is typical of the many I have been to in Mexico, Dominican Republic, and Jamaica.

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