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Ojo del Mar

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, Cabo Matapalo 60702, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    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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Chamoson, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hard to describe the feelings when you just leave Nico and Mark, and especially when you realise that it's the place on earth where you belong to! Nico and Mark are not just the perfect hosts ! They make Matapalo THE place to stay in Costa Rica! The energy they put in building perfect nature integrated cabinas mixed with unbelievebal... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Our family stayed here in March. This Eco resort is completely at one with nature. Cabins are beautifully made and furnished. Food by Nico is absolutely delicious and very healthful. She made the best chicken mole I ever had. Howler monkeys are all over. Great place to surf and horse ride. I highly recommend this place.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

Ojo del Mar is the top gem quality of Cabo Matapalo. If you want to feel the very best mix of jungle and beach, Ojo del Mar is what you are looking for. The best of both worlds, the best of what Costa Rica can offer you in one spot. The open-air living room is a design and architectural dream... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Our stay was the highlight of our trip. We felt close to wildlife but comfortable (no biting insects or other visitors indoors). We saw three kinds of monkeys during our stay, we could watch them from our room! At night we were lulled to sleep by the frogs singing and the ocean (we were in the cabin closest to the... More 

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Cantley, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015 via mobile

What a discovery. Very comfortable cabinas. Lodge very respectful of nature. Food was excellent. Staff very pleasant. Don't miss the margaritas at the nearby bar. There is also a very nice walk in a small river that takes you to a nice fall. We would go back without any hesitation.

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lansing ny
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

The location is fantastic, in a beautiful garden right on the beach, and the buildings and furniture are creatively built of local materials. I got a room upgrade to a very private cabin, which was very nice and a great place from which to watch birds and monkeys in the forest. I was disappointed that daily yoga classes did not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

From the cabinas , to the helpful owners, to the beautiful grounds, to the wildlife, to the food ( oh my gosh ....the FOOD!!) this place is PARADISE. Just trust me, you can stop searching and just stay here. Did I mention the food is incredible?

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

we had a beautiful Cabina with a comfortable bed and an outdoor bathroom. It's great to chill in the hammock and watch the monkeys and birds. The dinner and breakfast is homemade and delicious! We will be back!

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

The most beautiful setting - serenades from the macaws and monkeys and the rest of the animals - sunrise over the sea seen from our bed in a hand built cabin full of wonderful details - the hand carved sink - Nico's oh-so-delicious cooking. Mark's brilliant hand-crafted one of a kind furniture, The hard part is deciding which hammock to... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

I have stayed at Ojo 4 times over the last 5 years and I keep returning to enjoy this slice of paradise in the jungle. The food is truly fantastic and innovative using mostly local ingredients in ways that I never dreamed. I love the cabina's nestled in the jungle, each a little different but all comfortably appointed. The real... More 

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