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Cabinas Sol y Mar

Middle of Town on the Only Road | Located in the central part of Zancudo's 6-mile beach, where the surf is gentle and safe for swimming and boogie boarding. The restaurant and all the cabins are RIGHT ON THE BEACHFRONT, catching refreshing afternoon breezes., Playa Zancudo 8201, Costa Rica
Cabinas Sol y Mar
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Chaska, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

I think this may be my favorite place I have been in Costa Rica so far! It takes a while to drive here, the road is a little rough, but that is part of what makes it so special! You truly feel like you are at the end of the world. There is a gorgeous long black sand beach to... More 

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St. Pete Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I've stayed at the Sol y Mar at least six times over the past ten years... Location is a budget-travelers dream; million dollar beach/ocean-front location at a reasonable price... Not a place for visitors expecting all the material amenities--it has clean and comfortable cabins viewing the beach... Owners, Rick & Lori, and staff are warm, friendly and entertaining... The bar/restaurant... More 

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Owen Sound
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

This is an excellent location with the Sol Y Mar Restaurant nearby and more Restaurants and a convenience store a short walk or taxi ride away. There's almost always a nice breeze from the ocean. No Wi Fi in the room but there is free Wi Fi at the Restaurant. The room needed a bit of TLC and the plastic... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Rick and Lori were very helpful to me when planning our holiday by email and Facebook. Fabulous spot to unwind. Recommend flying to SJO, then catching a small flight to Golfito and catching the water taxi to Zaancudo.... It's a long, long drive...

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Walked to this bar/restaurant 1-2 times a day for drinks or food. Always felt welcome. Don't be in a hurry, relax!! Things take a little longer but your on vacation!! Food was fine but the friendly staff made up for what was lacking. Only restaurant RIGHT on the beach. Live music was very good and lots of fun!

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Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Sol Y Mar is my idea of paradise. Great waves nearby, beachfront bar with great food and great service. Rick, Lori, Karla and Willy are like family to me now. I will return as often as I possibly can. Rick and Lori have created such a great atmosphere, it fits Zancudo perfectly and it is somewhere I will always return.... More 

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Polk City, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

It is a place we will never forget and always want to go back to, no matter how many times we’ve been here. It is well organized. We have never had a problem with booking or transportation to and from Sol y Mar/Zancudo. Aside from the breath taking isolate beach, it is the atmosphere that Rick and Lori have created... More 

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Roanoke, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Rick and Lori have created a wonderful atmosphere and Carla, Willie and Bob really help to make sure it all runs well. The restaurant, the lodging and the bar was definitely first class. The food was great! I did not have a bad meal in the week I stayed there. Everyone was friendly, helpful and went out of their way... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

Went to Zancudo to explore off the beaten path in mid October and by accident fell upon Rick and Lori at Solymar which was one of the only places that was open and also the only one I could see with a bit of character and atmosphere. We stopped in for a cold one and chatted to Lori making some... More 

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Grass Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

Sol Y Mar is incredible. I was there in the middle of October. The location, the view, the endless beach, the excellent food, and most of all, the people make this place an outright gem. The cabinas are simple, roomy, and very clean. When you open the screened windows, and lay on the bed, the ocean breeze comes through. Read,... More 

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