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Hotel Sugar Beach

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Playa Pan de Azucar, Playa Potrero, Costa Rica
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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
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Devon UK
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90 reviews 90 reviews
83 hotel reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Let's be honest, if you don't have your own transport there is not a great deal to do at Sugar Beach as it is in quite an isolated location so if you are into shopping and nightlife then best to give it a miss. However, if you want a genuinely relaxing break in a very peaceful setting with only the... More 

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Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We first stumbled onto this hotel when lost late one night over a decade ago. That visit was an absolute delight and we always wanted to return, which we finally did about 2 years ago; and then we stayed again recently. Each visit was delightful in many respects, and the location is to die for. The road is now paved... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Gorgeous property directly on the beach. Rooms are extremely clean with good amenities. Food for all meals is fresh and delicious with changing specials on a daily basis. Private beach and pool just for hotel guests. Tranquil. Would return in a heartbeat.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotel Sugar Beach is nestled beside a beautiful and secluded cove on the Guanacaste coast. We stayed for three nights in March. The hotel is a great find with lovely grounds just steps from the beach. And if you want to laze beside the infinity pool, the ocean is still within view. On our way to breakfast the first morning,... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and I stayed at Hotel Sugar Beach for 4 nights during the second week of March. It is a beautiful hotel and very good value for the experience of peace and relaxation you will receive! My brother uses a motorized scooter due to mobility issues and we were very pleasantly surprised by the accessibility of the hotel grounds!... More 

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
21 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Don't go, please don't go. If you go you'll love it and tell your friends and they'll go and then when I go back it will be full. Unless of course you don't want a quiet parradise on a stunning beach with fabulous wild life. If you don't want Victor to tell you about how the chef can cook the... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Located right on a small isolated beach. True Costa Rican vibe. Fresh local food with great service. A local helped us pick the place. We came for a few days and stayed for a week(!) Would definitely come back, this time with kids...

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JosePablo, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Sugar Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for extending your stay with us! We do hope you return with your family soon; Sugar Beach, with the abundant widelife sharing the hotel grounds is a favorite with our younger guests. More 

Oxnard, California
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101 reviews 101 reviews
17 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Our stay here was arranged by Costa Rica Vacations and their local knowledge helps to pick the best spots. This facility is carefully managed and staffed by the best. It is sort of isolated on its own beach and is a local favorite for Tico families on the weekends. The sound of the surf makes for excellent sleeping - our... More 

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JosePablo, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Sugar Beach, responded to this review

We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay at Sugar Beach! We will pass along the compliment to the reception staff - we find that they are always more than happy to help. Sugar Beach remains a great spot to unwind, unplug or live with, or like, the howlers eating & resting! We appreciate that you have taken the... More 

Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Hotel Sugar Beach is a wonderful getaway, located right on a small isolated beach north of the busy touristy beach towns of Tamarindo and Potrero. We stayed for 4 days. It's very secluded and quiet. Because of its location, unless you have a car (we didn't), you will probably just stay at the resort and eat your meals there. This... More 

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JosePablo, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Sugar Beach, responded to this review

Dear Bill B. We appreciate you view of Sugar Beach very much as this is what we aspire for daily! We try to maintain the property in ways that allow the wildlife to thrive in their own familiar forest, keep the service level high and the prices affordable. Thanks again! More 

Buford, Georgia, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

What a wonderful place, heaven on earth indeed! The only thing that exceeded the beautiful and idyllic surroundings were the people. Pablo, Gaby, Melissa, Gama, Sven, Alejandro, Eric, Victor, Issac, Leslie (I apologize if I have misspelled anyone's name) and all the rest of the wonderful people at Sugar Beach were unbelievable and never hesitated to do anything to make... More 

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JosePablo, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Sugar Beach, responded to this review

Dear Keith, We enjoyed planning your celebration! and getting to know both you and your wife. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with such detail and kindness. We are waiting for your return! More 

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