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Playa Negra, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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Clovis, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We didn't stay at Banana Azul, although, next time I will. We did have an awesome breakfast before we went zip lining and then a wonderful lunch and cocktails when we returned. After lunch, we walked to the beach - which while public, feels like a private beach just for Banana Azul guests. The service was outstanding from the servers... More

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Santo Domingo de Heredia, Costa Rica
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I expected more considering trip advisor reviews, but it is a little hotel, with no TV and no fridge in rooms, so it wasn't comfortable enough for me, you could hear everything from other rooms, is far from downtown so you must have a vehicle, breakfast was delicious, cocktails were nice too, pool is also nice and it is beach... More

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Heredia, Costa Rica
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a very nice hotel in the less known Playa Negra. The room was just amazing with its own private patio, hammock and even a tub and a very confortable bed. Food was great, I was really happy to have vegetarian/vegan options everyday and specially loved the caribbean menu they had one of the nights. Service was great, the... More

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Long Beach, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I came here for our 1 year wedding anniversary. Since I've never been to Costa Rica, I did a LOT of research on this hotel beforehand so I would know what to expect. I booked the Garden Bath Room because we run warm and preferred air conditioning. I am so glad we did! We arrived at the... More

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Pleasant Hill, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This restaurant is catered to the tourist masses, so therefore the food is not very authentic, and the prices are inflated for what it is. The atmosphere makes you feel like you are on a resort and not in Costa Rica and the music they play makes you feel like you are at a dance club in Germany. They even... More

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Seattle, Washington
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I traveled to Banana Azul for a week for our honeymoon, and we loved it. If you're one of those people who wants the summary at the top, here it is: Banana Azul is likely the best hotel property in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca and a wonderful place to spend your time, but set your expectations realistically... More

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Bocas del Toro Province, Panama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just had a surprise stop for lunch at this touch of paradise in Puerto Viejo. My wife and I were on our way from Bocas to San Jose and this was the lunch stop for the Caribe Shuttle. The Caribe Shuttle was a terrible experience but Banana Azul was such a wonderful place. We had a great lunch and... More

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Naples, Fl
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As soon as you arrive at Banana Azul you are in vacation mode. You can hear the ocean, the hotel blends seamlessly with the nature around it. The staff were very friendly and the grounds are a tropical paradise.There is a lovely pool to lounge around. Gorgeous gardens, lush vegetation and massive trees surround the path that takes you right... More

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Gainesville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful place to stay when you first arrive in Costa Rica. Great amenities, very helpful staff. We stayed in three different cities during our trip to Costa Rica. Our first stay at Banana Azul allowed us to adjust to a foreign country without giving up amenities. We were a little more adventurous with the next two stays during our... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Already the trip to Puerto Viejo is a dream with a drive along long banana plantations and Caribbean costal line - the Banana Azul is located a little outside the town center with a private beach access. Puerto Viejo can be reached either by taxi (about 4 US$) or a 20 minute walk on the beach (recommended). The staff is... More

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Address: Playa Negra, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
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Banana Azul Puerto Viejo
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