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El Sabanero Eco Lodge

3.0 of 5 Cana Fistula | Entre Tamarindo y Santa Cruz, Playa Avellanas, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend Alonso and two friends visiting from California spent three days at El Sabanero. The hotel is lovely, clean peaceful and above all well run. The two Austrian owners are kind, Helpful and out to assure their guests comfort. I live in Costa Rica and have experienced a wide range of lodging possibilities. El Sabanero will be a recommendation... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

I stayed in El Sabanero back in July, and a review is well over due. For starters, Harold was very patient and extremely helpful on the actual way to Guanacaste. We decided not to get a gps (big mistake) but he gave us instructions as best as he could to get us to the lodge- as Costa Rica has not... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I brought my Yoga school here, Drishti Yoga Teacher Training, and we stayed for 24 nights in March of 2014. We run trainings around the world and require a certain level of ease when it comes to accommodation. El Sabanero's staff was extremely friendly and accommodating. They genuinely wanted myself, business partner and 21 students to be happy. They went... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

My family (me, my husband, two pre-teens and mother-in-law) had a great time staying here. We stayed for 6 nights. It is a very relaxed and down to earth place. The pool and deck are are beautiful. The meals are delicious and affordable. The rooms are simple and clean. The grounds are lovely and the staff is super nice. We... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

If you're trying to decide where to stay during your adventure in Costa Rica, look no further! We debated over where to stay for weeks and finally decided on El Sabanero. Being used to all-inclusive beachfront vacations, we did not know what to expect.We made the right decision! Here are some tips that I think may help you when planning... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 via mobile

We stayed for two nights here and wished it could have been more. The cabins are perfect and rustic and spaced well enough apart to feel secluded. Host was amazing and friendly and knew much about the area. Would definitely stay again and recommend to friends.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014 via mobile

The location is ok, it could have been closer to the beach. The facilities were clean but simple, no luxury vibes. We were really impressed by the owners' s service: we got meals cooked to orders, great advices regarding the area ....

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I really enjoy visiting Costa Rica but most of all our stay at El Sabanero was the best. The staff were helpful and catered too you. The villa were well kept and the atmosphere was tranquil. It was exactly what two New Yorkers needed.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Spent 3 weeks at El Sabanero during March and April 2014. The grounds are beautifully cared for, the pool is refreshing, the cabanas are far enough apart to feel really private. I had a great view of the valley and hills on the other side. Saw monkeys in the trees, beautiful birds, iguanas and bats. The staff is the true... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Came here with a Yoga group in March 2014. The first thing I noticed was the sparkling pool overlooking the mountains. The bright blue turquoise water literally popped against the backdrop! I couldn't get over the color. To say the staff went above and beyond is a cliche. They were extremely attentive, yet in a natural, authentic way without being... More 

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Address: Cana Fistula | Entre Tamarindo y Santa Cruz, Playa Avellanas, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Tamarindo > Playa Avellanas
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — El Sabanero Eco Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
El Sabanero Eco Hotel Tamarindo
El Sabanero Ecolodge Tamarindo
El Sabanero Ecolodge Hotel Tamarindo
El Sabanero Eco Lodge Costa Rica/Playa Avellanas

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