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Ojo del Mar

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Cabo Matapalo 60702, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

Ojo is the sweetest escape. Prepare to be off the grid (there is no electricity except in the common areas) and truly connect to nature. Animals and flora abound, Nico the owner is an amazing chef and thoughtful hostess and will make you feel at home in her little piece of paradise. The Osa Peninsula is a gem in Costa--... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

Love Ojo Del Mar so much, we've been there three times. Close to nature and comfortable. The cabinas are clean and well managed. The food is pure, tasty and healthy. You will love this place if you want quiet, peace, being close to nature, healthy food, and wanting to be close to the rain forest without paying the exorbitant prices... More 

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Chamoson, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

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 via mobile

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 20, 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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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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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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