Barceló Tambor - Destination Wedding, Honeymoon & Vow Renewal Packages in Tambor, Costa Rica

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The all-inclusive Barceló Tambor, a five-star resort located on Playa Tambor – Bahia Ballena, with 402 rooms and suites is a jewel on the southern tip of the Nicoya Peninsula. The volcanic sands and gentle swell of the sea, reflecting the brilliant blue sky, make this a perfect place for your destination wedding while offering your guests great warm-weather activities including sunbathing, water sports, golf or simply strolling along the six kilometer beach. Awarded a Blue Flag, for safe clean beaches, the all-inclusive Barceló Tambor provides couples with a picturesque and romantic place in the sun, to celebrate their very special day in front of family and friends.

The all-inclusive Barceló Tambor is the perfect backdrop for a romantic tropical getaway or your dream destination wedding. Pamper yourself with a couple’s massage while listening to the soothing sound of the gentle waves washing up on the shore. Celebrate with the one you love! With an endless range of exotic fauna and flora, discover the grandeur of nature in this fascinating region at the ecological park at the all-inclusive Barceló Tambor, Cabo Blanco National Park, or in the nearby Curu Wildlife Reserve. Dive into crystal turquoise waters to witness massive schools of fish, an amazing array of marine life and experience ideal water temperatures year-round. The hotel provides its guests with everything they need to experience the vacation of a lifetime at an affordable price. Check out the Barceló All-Inclusive Program featuring great packages for accommodations, meals beverages and on-site activities for the entire family. Book your reservation now at our all-inclusive Barceló Tambor hotel for an unforgettable wedding ceremony and a fun-filled, relaxing and/or action-packed vacation for yourself and all your guests.

The All Inclusive package includes:

  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner at the El Tucán buffet restaurant
  • For every two nights we offer a free à la carte dinner at El Rancho or Miyako (subject to availability, reservation required)
  • Snacks at the El Palenque bar
  • Unlimited national drinks (bottled water, sodas, beer, liqueurs, mixers and coffee)
  • Free entrance to El Rancho nightclub
  • Beach activities and water sports
  • Children’s club, park and movies
  • Night and daytime entertainment program
  • Aerobics, dance and stretching classes
  • Soccer, basketball, archery and darts
  • Windsurfing, boogie boarding, water polo and kayaking
  • Beach courts (volleyball, soccer)
  • 3 lighted tennis courts
  • Gym
  • Bungee jumping and rock climbing
  • Use of the safety deposit box in your room
  • LCD TV with digital signal
  • Terrace or balcony equipped with table and chairs
  • Digital safety deposit box

Premium Level:

Premium Level is the concept of exclusive services and facilities on offer at Barceló Tambor for an additional cost of $30.00 USD per person per night, which provides guests with a superior and exclusive experience. The following services – and more – are included:

  • Preferential check-in
  • 1 welcome bottle of sparkling wine
  • Pool towels in the room
  • Restocking of the Premium minibar
  • Special room amenities
  • Dinner in our à la carte restaurants (reservations required)
  • Exclusive discounts in our spa
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access
  • Newspapers in the room
  • Late check-out (subject to availability)
  • Express laundry at the normal cost and evening turn down service

Rooms & Suites:

The Barceló Tambor hotel features 402 marvellous rooms that are inspired by the local colonial style, where every corner has its own unique and exclusive personality.

  • Superior Room: Designed for maximum enjoyment, relaxation and comfort and equipped with everything to meet your needs
  • Superior Ocean Front: Featuring a spectacular ocean view from the terrace or balcony, these rooms have everything you need to turn your vacation into an unforgettable experience
  • Suite: Hotel features 2 room suites with stunning views and something extra in terms of comfort and exclusiveness

Restaurants and Bars:

The Barceló Tambor hotel boasts 2 à la carte restaurants, a delicious buffet and different bars serving snacks throughout the day:

  • Miyako Japanese Restaurant – Japanese à la carte restaurant (reservations required)
  • El Rancho Steak House – specializing in meat and seafood (reservations required)
  • El Tucán Buffet Restaurant – guests enjoying a variety of international cuisine
  • El Palenque Snack Bar – Near the swimming pools, refreshing drinks, hamburgers, superb pizza and a seasonal fruit buffet
  • Cocobolo Lobby Bar – Serving cocktails, while playing pool (billiards), while watching flat screen TVs and a view of the theater.
  • Ron Ron Pool Bar – Offering refreshing all-inclusive drinks and delicious cocktails.
  • U-Spa – Pamper yourself with one of the spa treatments


Excursions can be booked when making your hotel reservation and payable upon arrival

  • Curu National Park: A guided tour of the Curu Wildlife Reserve, where you can immerse yourselves in the beautiful ecosystem of the dry tropical forest
  • Tortuga Island: After a boat ride to the island of Tortuga Island snorkelling to view teeming marine life
  • Curu Park: Along the trail through the Curu reserve, you will be able to see different ecosystems, including mangrove swamps and the dry forest, all of them teeming with life
  • Montezuma and Waterfalls: The town of Montezuma is famous worldwide for its picturesque bohemian atmosphere. The hidden waterfall invites you to enjoy a refreshing swim; then return to town and shop or just relax in one of the town’s quaint bars
  • 4-wheel ATVs: Take an ATV tour where you’ll encounter, small creeks and wild beaches arriving at Cobano Waterfalls. Afterwards, visit the town of Tambor and browse its shops
  • Montezuma Canopy: A breathtaking, aerial trail at high speed through the tree canopy to reach Montezuma, and start an unforgettable tour through the branches of the different trees of the dry forest
The day we fulfill the dream of our lives.

Wedding Package:

Price: $600. USD

  • Wedding flowers for the bride and the groom
  • Altar arrangements
  • Wedding cake for 12 guests
  • 2 bottles of sparkling wine for the wedding toast
  • Breakfast served in the newlywed’s room
  • Hairdressing for the bride
  • Turndown service the night of the ceremony
  • Surprise gift or horsebackriding on the beach
  • Background music during the ceremony
Extras not included in this package:
  • Ocean-view room upgrade $50. USD
  • Lawyer $790. USD
  • Private self-service dinner (for more than 30 guests) $30. USD per person
  • Saxophonist during private dinner or ceremony $150. USD per hour
  • Hotel’s orchestra during private dinner or ceremony $950.USD per hour
Wedding discounts on not included services:
  • 15% discount on spa services for the newlyweds
  • 10% discount on spa services for the guests
  • 10% discount on any of our excursions for the newlyweds and guests

Honeymoon Package:

  • Romantic breakfast served in the room the first morning
  • Bottle of wine and a fruit plate in the room
  • Romantic formal à la carte dinner in our restaurant
  • Optional gift (surprise souvenir or romantic horseback ride)

NOTE: Recent marriage certificate is mandatory

Requirements for a Legal Wedding in Costa Rica

Documents Required:
  • A valid passport or valid travel documents
  • A sworn statement (affidavit) signed in the presence of a Costa Rican lawyer
  • If divorced, the divorce document(s) from the country where the divorce was granted

We HIGHLY recommend you verify legal requirements with the Costa Rican consulate in your country of residence at least a month prior to your departure as requirements can change at any time

Source: Costa Rica Tourism Board (ITC)

Disclaimer: Photographs are for informational purposes only, may vary by room category and hotel, and may not depict the actual category purchased or viewed. Not responsible for errors or omissions on the website pages listed. All information is subject to change at any time without prior notice. All information and photographs credited to Barceló​ Hotel Group.