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Hotel Flying Crocodile

Codico 5235, Apdo. 99, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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Ranked #5 of 15 Hotels in Playa Samara
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
Danka B Prague, Czech Republic
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Prague, Czech Republic
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Though it´s a bit an adventure to get there (you have to ford a river) it´s worth it. We found wonderfull gem in a middle of greenery. Cute small houses comfortably and uncommonly equipped, situated in tropical garden in which dominates very old huge tree. Hotel has small swimming pool with relaxation area. Breakfast consits of fresh fruits, bread, marmelades,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great place to stay. We have been there with 2 kids ( aged 3 and 6) and relaxed all the time. The guys are completely relaxed, provide a great service and help every time you ask for something - if it is a great place / beach to stay or any other tips. Great accommodations - very beautiful & charming... More 

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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99 reviews 99 reviews
29 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We popped in for a couple of beers after a hot morning on a nearby beach, It is a very relaxing, comfortable and attractive place.The bar area is unique with water fountain and bamboo, Excellent friendly service with a smile. We popped in twice it was that nice.

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Sydney, Canada
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

I spent 8 nights at the Flying Crocodile, with the days spent learning to fly the autogyro with Frank, a flight instructor, and the evenings enjoying the spectacular food and company of Petra and Andrea and their many guests. Andrea and Petra run the Flying Crocodile Hotel, providing a personalized service. They sincerely enjoy getting to know their guests, encouraging... More 

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Makanda, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

My husband and I just returned from a 10 day trip to Costa Rica. We've been to the country several times before, and this was our second stay at this hotel. We stayed 2 nights in room #4, we would have liked to stay much longer! Roomy, clean, unique. The grounds are beautiful, service is outstanding, and Andrea is very... More 

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Pô, Sanguie, Burkina Faso
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

I don't have enough good things to say about this charming and unique property, and I am a very picky traveler. Five nights at the Flying Crocodile, though we'd only planned on four. It was that special! We've traveled on three continents in dozens of countries and have stayed at some of the world's most unique and expensive accommodations. The... More 

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Groningen Province, The Netherlands
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We stayed three nights at this place, though we only planned to stay for 2. The garden and rooms are very beautiful and everything you need is right there. Great pool, outstanding service, good breakfast and a beautiful little beach just a 5 minute drive to the north. Only downside is the driving time to Samara during rainy season: 30... More 

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Berkel en Rodenrijs
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We stayed her for two nights and rented two rooms and the appartment voor six. All the rooms were beautiful and clean and the apartment was very roomy. The owners were very friendly. It takes ten minutes to walk to the beach or a short drive to a nearby beach. In the rainy season it takes half an hour to... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Searching for a place of deep relaxation and inspiration? Then this is the perfect place! We are a family of 4 and after recommendation we stayed here for 4 nights. The atmosphere is so welcoming and harmonical, and the rooms just a dream. Andrea and Petra (the owners) are extremely kind and helpful. Everything is organised and you simply feel... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

I stayed at the Flying Crocodile for the screenwriting retreat that is held there by Jacob Krueger's Studio. The hotel is beautiful and eclectic, and the staff are very friendly and keep the place clean and pruned. The pool is clean and the house in the back is beautiful!!! The food was great as well. Felt very safe, and great... More 

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Address: Codico 5235, Apdo. 99, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Samara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 9
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