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Cabinas Coloso Del Mar

Playa Zancudo, Playa Zancudo 8201, Costa Rica
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Cabinas Coloso Del Mar
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Golden, Colorado
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

My daughter and I visited Costa Rica for the first time and only had a week to get a sample of what CR offers. We wanted to have a day at the beach and this place was recommended by the owners at Finca Bella Vista. John Charles, the owner of Coloso, was great with communicating by email in a timely... More

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

This was my first time in Playa Zancudo and decided to stay at Coloso del Mar because a friend recommended it. Everything about the place was just perfect. The cabin has a rustic vibe with its hard wood floors... reminiscent of a log cabin somewhere deep in the woods, just at the beach! The interior was roomy with plenty of... More

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grand rapids, mi
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

A friend and I spent 3 nights last week in Playa Zancudo @ Coloso Del Mar. The experience was more, and better, than I had expected. The cabinas, while not luxurious, reminded me of a Northern Michigan cottage. They were spacious, cool (multiple fans) and immaculately clean; everything one needed was there. The property, while not huge, is tropical, beautiful... More

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Windsor, Ontario, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

My husband and I just spent a week staying at Coloso del Mar and would highly recommend it. The cabinas are spacious and immaculately clean with a beautiful porch to sit and admire the ocean view. They have a "rancho", a raised platform with a thatched roof that is close to the beach with wonderful hammocks where you can relax... More

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Norwood, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Just finished my 8th year visiting playa Zancudo and have found the place I will return to next year. Cabinas are immaculate and very comfortable. Very convenient to have breakfast and dinner available as well, did I mention the food is terrific and they are very accommodating! The host John Charles is very gracious and always makes you feel very... More

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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

I just spent the last night at Coloso Del Mar. The owner JC is warm and welcoming, and a real character. He takes a genuine interest in his clients and their comfort. The one memorable things about Coloso is the food. OMG! For dinner I had the Pollo Mignon and wow!!! For breakfast my friends and I all had something... More

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Los Angeles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

I've stayed at Coloso several times and keep going back to this gem! The beach is right out front of your cabina door and the property is beautifully kept. The food is excellent and the owner, John Charles, as well as the staff, make you feel right at home. I absolutely LOVE this place and would recommend it to anyone... More

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Rochester, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

My wife and I were very excited to be at the Coloso again. It was everything maybe even better than the last time we were here. The cabinas are remolded and are x-olent!!!!!!!! The menue had new dishes on it and were GREAT. Ocean was warm, beach beautifull and we just had a wounderfull time. Thank you Juan Carlos and... More

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New york
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

Stayed at Coloso for 2 weeks, one week with good friends. Had a fabulous time! Beautiful beach, relaxing rancho to rest and read. The food at Coloso was wonderful and the host, Juan Carlos, and the restaraunt staff were extraordinary. Took a day trip, on a boat, to the Animal Refuge. On the way we were entertained by an energetic... More

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Merida, Mexico
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34 reviews 34 reviews
5 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

It is hard to beat this home away from home for me. The cabinas are right on the beach, comfortable, and super clean. The great on-site restaurant has an extensive menu and is a favorite with locals. John-Charles and the staff are friendly, knowledgeable about the area, and helpful, and there are 10km of virtually deserted black sand beach right... More

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Address: Playa Zancudo, Playa Zancudo 8201, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Playa Zancudo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Cabinas Coloso Del Mar Costa Rica/Playa Zancudo

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Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
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Home of the wanted and the unwanted! Or so goes a popular saying in these parts. Zancudo sometimes has the feeling of being at the end of the earth, Central Americas version of the South Seas. Hot, sultry and resplendent. I don't think there are any other colours of green possible. COLOSO DEL MAR sits in the midst of a tropical garden directly on one of the most outstanding black sand beachs in the world. We are located about forty minutes by boat from Golfito and fifty minutes by air from San Jose. We are a little more than one hour north of the border with Panama. ... more   less 
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