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Playa Negra Guesthouse

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100 metre north of the football field, | Playa Negra, Cahuita Apartado 27-70403, Costa Rica
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Playa Negra Guesthouse
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Chandler, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family of four stayed at this guesthouse recently. The room was large, well stocked and clean. Everything was in working order. The grounds were lush and beautifully maintained. The hosts were extremely helpful in organizing a tour, driver or recommending a favorite restaurant. The pool was clean and inviting. I would recommend this guesthouse.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Playa Negra Guesthouse in June 2015 and despite having quite some travel experience by now I think this must be the best place we ever stayed at. In fact, we set up our Tripadvisor account mainly for rating this fantastic accomodation. First, the entire premises and especially the garden are just beautiful, truly like living in paradise.... More 

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Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I loved this place. Spacious and beautiful grounds, big rooms with accommodations (fridge, fans, sink, silverware, coffee maker, etc.) and great location, secure and quiet too. Pierre and Marise have to be the best hosts we've experienced. They will go out of their way to ensure that your stay is pleasurable and memorable. Pierre will even take... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

What an amazing stay we had at Play Negra! This was our fourth visit to Costa Rica (our first one was to Cahuita). Yet, in all our travels, we have never previously had the owners of the accommodations be so giving of their own time and energy, becoming not only our tour guides, but also friends! Upon arrival Marise and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

I want to take my husband there for an extended stay. My kids and I spent just a weekend there and are eager to go back. Attentive hosts and impeccable property. Cahuíta is a quiet place with both white sand and black sand beaches. We say monkeys, sloths, toucans while hiking.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015 via mobile

I don't normally write reviews but had to for this place because it so surpassed my expectations! Location = amazing - right across the street from the beach, and a 20 minute walk or 10 minute bike ride to the national park with more beaches,rainforest, etc. quiet (except for howler monkeys :)), beautifully lush grounds, an awesome pool with plenty... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

If I could leave more than five stars I would. Playa Negra exceeds all expectations for a guesthouse. Pierre shared his knowledge of the area and love of nature with us. The rooms are clean and comfortable. The rooms stay cool at night. All in all, wonderful experience. Cahuita itself is a wonderful place to stay. The locals are pura... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

A beautiful oasis of tranquility just outside of the town of Cahuita. We loved the pool and the fabulous garden with so many different palms and birds. There was even a resident sloth up one of the tallest trees while we were there. Marise and Pierre were helpful and friendly hosts; Pierre even took us and a handful of other... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

we atayed for 6 nights here, great hosts, great garden fabulous pool and close to the village, loved it. large range of wildlife around the garden, toucans spotted daily and howler monkeys came to visit

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Playa Negra Guesthouse exceeded our expectations! Set on luxurious grounds, with over-sized, self contained rooms, within spitting distance of the wonderful waves of Playa Negra, yet close enough to the village of Cahuita and the National Park, this place has it all. To top it up, Marisse was a wonderful hostess, available at all times to provide helpful tips and... More 

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