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Santuary Resort and Spa

Playa Azul Marbella, Santa Cruz, Costa Rica
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Santuary Resort and Spa
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Ranked #1 of 5 Santa Cruz B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Lehighton, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

As I am sittiing at work today I cannot help but to remember back to exactly 8 years ago today. I almost died that day after getting caught in a rip tide while spear fishing at Puerto San Juanillo (just down the road from the resort). The reef was like being immersed into a discovery channel program, so much beautiful... More 

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Bronx, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

stayed at this resort a few years back. the staff was great. property is beautiful. beach is not for swimming as surf was rough. but they have great pool to make up for beach. we hired a guide to drive us around and visited many local areas. it was best as the roads are not all paved and we did... More 

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Modesto, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2010

The food and crew at the Sanctuary was wonderful. We had a nice room right above the office with an "over the trees" view of the beautiful Pacific Ocean. Prices were very reasonable but above all the staff was great. They were constantly providing us with whatever we needed without interfering with our solitude. While the drive from Liberia Airport... More 

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Kailua, Hawaii
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2009

This place is beautiful. July is rainy season in Costa Rica but I had great weather while there. The Santuary is off the beaten path literally. You have to drive on several dirt roads to get to the resort. My friends and I loved it. It's far from any night life so don't expect it. It's a great resort to... More 

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