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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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    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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Lone Jack, Missouri
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I spent 4 days at Mother Dear while on our honeymoon and fell in love with the property and hosts. The owners were always nearby when needed and were very helpful with resturant selections and ideas of things to see and do. We loved our daily 20 minute walk on the beach (which is mostly black sand)... More

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Fairmont wWest Virginia, USA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Let me first start by saying the Jimmy and Debbie are the most wonderful people we could have ever dreamed to have met. This was our first trip to Costa Rica, and we were a little nervous. I had done several months of research leading up to our vacation and when you do in-depth research like I do you find... More

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Osaka, Japan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I spent a week here and absolutely loved it. The cottages have beautiful ocean views and are actually just a few steps from a virtually private beach. With Jimmy and Debbie you cannot ask for better hosts; warm, friendly and helpful when needed. The property feels very safe and secure and is locked up at night. Taxis... More

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Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Jimmy and Debbie, the proprietors of Mother Dear, know hospitality authentically. They have lived and traveled internationally and understand well the needs and desires of guests. Like a perfect waiter in a classy restaurant, their presence is there when you want it and invisible when you don't. The location speaks for itself--right on a beautiful stretch of beach, close enough... More

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Toledo, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 June 23, 2014

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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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
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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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Additional Information about Mother Dear Ocean Cottages

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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