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Mother Dear Ocean Cottages

Calle Bar Pen Playa Negra, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70401, Costa Rica
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Mother Dear Ocean Cottages
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    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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    5 of 5 stars
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Toledo, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I stayed at the cottage for a honeymoon and had a wonderful time. The deck had a fantastic view of the ocean and the beach was virtually empty. Jimmy and Debbie were great. They had recommendations for restaurants and were able to call us a taxi any time we wanted to go out in the evening. Puerto... More

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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I spent five days here on our honeymoon and it could not have been a more romantic and intimate setting for us to spend some quality relaxation time together! We were able to wake up to the birds, eat breakfast on our porch and enjoy the waves! The place is right on the beach and only a... More

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Hamburg, Germany
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30 reviews 30 reviews
25 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

unfortunately, we only spent 2 days in this marvellos accomodation. Before the booking I was attracted by the pictures. But the reality is even better. Jimmy is a very friendly and excellent host. He knows about the excellent mixture between being present and give you enough space to enjoy the stay. The cabina itself is spacious, well equipped with a... More

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Intervale, NH
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

We loved our stay at Mother Dear Cottages. It was the perfect distance from town, away from it all yet close enough to walk along the beach for dinner. We rented bikes and had a blast, using them as quick transportation to Puerto Viejo (great food!) and for fun excursions beyond to some of the other great beaches and other... More

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Burlington, Vermont
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Mother Dear is every bit as beautiful, welcoming, and relaxing as every other review states. We were debating whether to travel to the Caribbean coast or not and decided to after finding Mother Dear on Trip Advisor. We were so happy with our decision!! Jimmy and Debbie are the perfect hosts. We would love to go back one day and... More

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Cobourg, Ontario, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Loved 'Mother Dear' - Jimmy & Debbie have a beautiful place on Playa Negra. There isn't a whole lot more I can add to the already fabulous reviews people have given this place. We totally enjoyed are stay and would love to return.

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Durango, Iowa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Being our first time in Puerto Viejo we were not sure what to expect. Our ride from San Jose was long but was well worth the time to to get to the Carribean coast and Jim an Debbie's place was the perfect place to be. Jim settled us in when we got there with good advice on everything from where... More

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Nashville, Tennessee
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

My husband and I experienced Puerto Viejo for the first time making "Mother Dear" our home-base. Just for fun, while we were in Puerto Viejo we visited other cabins and hotels to see where else we might want to stay (because we're DEFINITELY coming back to the area!). We looked, but we were already too spoiled at Mother Dear! We... More

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Berlin, Germany
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

We do not really know what to add to all the top rating reviews. The place was truly wonderful as is mentioned in many reviews before this one (and surely after). The bedroom/living area, and bathroom are very spacious as is the private terrace which has a great view of the ocean. After spending the days by going around in... More

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San Francisco
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

The short version: This is the place you want. The long version: It has been about six weeks since we left Jimmy, Debbie, Tiny, and Honey at Mother Dear in Puerto Viejo, and we can't stop talking about it. We mention it to each other, we show people photos; and I've been dreaming of getting my feet back into Playa... More

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Address: Calle Bar Pen Playa Negra, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70401, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Mother Dear Ocean Cottages Costa Rica/Limon

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Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Shuttle Bus service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Two hand-crafted hardwood cottages by the sea. Built for maximum air circulation, the cottages are elevated, cooled by ocean breezes during the day and mountain backdrafts at night. Beach music and forest sounds help you rest, relax, and renew. Beautiful hardwood floors and custom furniture make for a warm and cozy nest. Looking out above the beach from your porch, listening to the sound of the crashing waves, life is good! ... more   less 
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