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Beija Flor Resort

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Mal Pais, Costa Rica
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Beija Flor Resort
Ranked #9 of 10 Hotels in Mal Pais
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

A total scam !!!! Obviously this place has been sold in the last two years....to a rude and arrogant man who has no business running a "resort?" more like a crappy motel. Stay away!! The rooms were okay, however we encountered a "groundskeeper" who was obviously drunk and verbally inappropriate. We were disgusted by the dirty grounds and un-maintained pool.... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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60 reviews 60 reviews
6 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

We had a string of bad luck in Tamarindo that made us leave our stay faster than expected. To which we checked out beija flor! It was a fun experience as the beach was right across the street (albeit not swimmable) and the staff was really friendly. I have to admit the wildlife was awesome here! I had a blast!... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

this hotel is very expensive for the facilities it has and what you get. We payed 130$ per night for a room and hotel that are worth no more than 80$. We were so sorry we ordered 3 nights in advance and could not cancel them. It was a big waste of our money. We were in Costa Rica for... More

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Haleiwa, Hawaii
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

Beja flor is a great place. Clean, safe, and friendly. This resort is situated perfectly away from town and close to the ocean. Covered with trees and palms throughout the resort it is a relaxing place to spend a few days while we our 3 week trip. Comfortable rooms with bug nets. Great outdoor shower and canopy view. Yonathan and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013 via mobile

Although the other reviews are correct: the sandy beach is too far away and it is not very convenient if you do not have a car, there is no bar or food after 3pm, and the salon, spa, and yoga are "on demand" outside people who come when requested. That being said... We enjoyed our stay very much. We took... More

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Isla Mujeres, Mexico
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

TAs per the recent reviews this place needs a change...It is nothing like what the Beija Flor Resort website describes. It is far from being a resort, it does not offer any services such as yoga, beauty etc. If you do not have a car this place is too far to walk in the heat and dust. The beach across... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012 via mobile

When we prepared our stay in Mal Pais we followed the reviews on TA and Lonely Planet. The best recommended place would be Beija Flor, so we booked it early in April, for six nights, not to risk they would be fully booked in December. We checked absolutely everything on this place of "paradise and luxury", yoga and massage and... More

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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012 via mobile

We were so excited by the write up in lonely planet about this place that we pre-paid the full amount of our stay in advance. It was the biggest disappointment of our holidays in wonderful Costa Rica. The place needs a new manager urgently. There is not enough to eat at breakfast, they only start at 8am, an hour after... More

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Dana Point, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

My husband and I traveled to Mal Pais for our honeymoon in Nov-Dec 2012. We booked a house high up in the mountains off of vrbo. The place we booked was a disaster; the house was not cared for, the pool was dirty, there were scorpions in our shower,ect. We took all we could and then drove down the hill... More

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San Diego, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2012

This is just the beginning so I'll update my review as this nightmare progresses. My wife and I have been on a long journey through Costa Rica and were really looking forward to finishing our trip at a peaceful resort in Mal Pais. Long story short, so far this place overcharges and lies about the amenities. We were both looking... More

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Address: Mal Pais, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Mal Pais
Also Known As:
Beija Flor Hotel Mal Pais
Beija Flor Mal Pais
Beija Flor Resort Costa Rica/Mal Pais

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