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Hotel Cantarana

Palm Beach Estates | 50308 Cabo Velas, Playa Grande, Costa Rica
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars NEW

We spent 4 nights at Cantarana. Unreal place for a relaxing few days to get away from it all. Great waves right down the street, and an awesome and mellow pool area on-site . The breakfast is included in the stay and is an excellent way to start the day.

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Porto Alegre, RS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved staying there. We Stayed for 5 days and wished to stay longer. It's a really good hotel, great facilities, clean, nice and intercultural staff, perfect Location, very close to the beach. The only thing I'd suggest the hotel is for the lady who cleans the room to clean under the bed, but that's all! I'd totally stay there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent three nights in this small, beautiful hotel on the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica. Wonderful staff, great room with all the amenities (including AC, which was important to have there!), tasty food, nice pool. It was just a few minutes walk to the beach, small store, other restaurants, and estuary. The hotel arranged tours for us to see... More 

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Cantarana, Front Office Manager at Hotel Cantarana, responded to this review

Dear Linda, thank you so much for your warm words! We are very hapy that you enjoyed your stay with us and the beautiful nature and wildlife around us. More 

Fort Lee, New Jersey
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Was there from Jan 12th, 2015 thru Jan 19th, 2015. The 5 room hotel is great. Eay access to beach. Leoba the manager could not be more helpful and nice. She makes your stay great. It wad a pleasure to speak with her and get advise every day. The chef was increible. I pray he goes places in his life... More 

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woo88
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We stayed here in December for 8 days and had a fabulous time. There were two adults and a child which made for cozy quarters in the rooms that are properly meant for a couple alone. But if you want to experience a secluded hotel in a beautiful setting with beautiful beach access and not at a busy overcrowded resort... More 

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Cantarana, Front Office Manager at Hotel Cantarana, responded to this review

Thank you so much to take the time writing us this great review! It was such a pleasure to meet you and your family. They fixed the road not long after you left and we installed a wifi repeater to improve the wifi situation so there is wifi available now in all the rooms. We are aware of the ants,... More 

Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

We continue to be enthralled with this property after our second stay. The hotel and grounds have a most intimate, relaxing and natural design. The rooms are nicely appointed with what you would expect in a hotel stateside. (Fridge, AC, Safe, TV) They offer free wireless internet in the common areas but during our stay, it didn't reach in the... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Really Enjoyed Hotel Cantarana. The Staff was really friendly. Perfect location in a secluded area right by a beautiful beach. Hotel was minimalistic, but perfect for what it was. Lots of wildlife around. The road to the hotel area is very bumpy and hard to drive on, but is worth it to get to the private area where the hotel... More 

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Cantarana, Front Office Manager at Hotel Cantarana, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write this review. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. Luckily they fixed the road so now we are much easy accesable and the ride in and out of Palm Beach is much faster and less bumpy. We hope to see you again, Pura Vida! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

I can't even begin to tell ya'll the culinary experiences we have had here. We've been coming to Playa Grande for over 11 years and THIS is THE place to go for exceptional and unusual cuisine. We had eel under glass...=)....all in the very best of settings. Located next to the beach....and on the 2nd level, you can see Playa... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Hotel Cantarana is the perfect weekend getaway! The hotel Is small, surrounded by trees and a pool at the center. The rooms and very nice, big and clean. They have breakfast included which is a complete meal with a very nice waitress that was always smiling. And the beach is walking distance!! Playa Grande was the prettiest beach out of... More 

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Alajuela, Costa Rica
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit to this hotel and would recommend it to anyone. Next time I visit Guanacaste will definitively go to Cantarana. The staff was very friendly and they even waited for our late check-in (11pm :-/ ).

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Address: Palm Beach Estates | 50308 Cabo Velas, Playa Grande, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Grande
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 5
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