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La Gaviota Tropical

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2nd Beach Road to End | Right 75 Meters to Roberto's, Playa Hermosa 5019, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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South Kingstown, Rhode Island
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husand and I stayed here for 2 nights during our recent trip to Costa Rica. If you are staying in Playa Hermosa, I would definitely recommend this hotel, seemed like the best place to stay on this beach. Robertos was fantastic; breakfast was delicious and huge! The best thing about this hotel is definitely the pool deck, which we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not only because each room is big and comfortable and the food is delicious and it is right next to the beach and you are able to have the best views from the pool... but for the owners and personel... definitely a place like like home! Thanks for a wonderful experience!

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are planning a vacation in Playa Hermosa or Costa Rica in general you must stay at this beach boutique hotel. Beautiful, new, spacious and well air-conditioned rooms. Perfect beach front location from which you can fully enjoy Playa Hermosa. Restaurant with excellent food, the best service and friendly staff I have ever experienced. It is truly hard to... More 

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Lebanon, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just spent 9 days at this fabulous oceanside resort - WOW! This was our first trip to Costa Rica so we had no idea what to expect (besides reading travel brochures). This delightful, cozy property is tucked-in along the ocean and is welcoming because of its comfortable 'just-like-your-home-if-you-lived-here' atmosphere. The rooms are spacious, comfortable, and perfect for enjoying the... More 

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Huntington Beach, California, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

If you've ever been turned off by the commercialism of Tamarindo, you'll appreciate the relaxing atmosphere at Playa Hermosa. We stayed here for the first time and this is a tiny gem of a hotel. The rooms are very spacious and I was amazed at the quietness of the air conditioning. Not a lot of rooms (this is a good... More 

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Salem, Oregon
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

My siblings & spouses held a get together there last week. My brother & his wife had previously stayed there & recommended it as a good place for our gathering. The rooms are well priced for what you get, very spacious & air conditioners work great as it was in the 80's & humid while we were there (humid for... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

I came back to La Gaviota Tropical and had another wonderful time. I stayed in the Sol Y Mar suite and had a beautiful large balcony overlooking the beach. The howler monkeys weren't there this time but I enjoyed watching the gray and white squirrels, listening to all the birds singing and the waves hitting the beach. The food at... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

La Gaviota tropical is an amazing little place. The beach is beautiful and the sunsets are to die for. There is a fabulous restaurant on-site and beach chairs, boogie boards, etc. are provided by the hotel, so there really is no need to go anywhere else. We did a lot of excursions and wish we had spent more of our... More 

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wm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

If you want to experience Costa Rica and the beautiful people who live there, then stay at La Gaviota. We have visited CR at least 16 times and by now, Roberto and Sila are family. Roberto is the General Manager of this exquisite hotel and his wife Sila is a very beautiful woman who will serve you with a smile.... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Really had a lovely time at la gaviota. Infinity pool on fourth floor with good view of the sunset a really nice way to pass the time. You walk out onto the beach, the rooms are nicely proportioned and well decorated generally. A great place overall. Only negatives were that the lift was a little semi-functional and that the restaurant... More 

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Address: 2nd Beach Road to End | Right 75 Meters to Roberto's, Playa Hermosa 5019, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Hermosa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
La Gaviota Tropical Costa Rica/Playa Hermosa, Guanacaste

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