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Vista Drake Lodge

3.0 of 5 Bahia Drake | 150 metros este de la escuela drake, 50603, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed in one of the new lovely bungalows up on a hill with the most beautiful view just before New Years (See our picture). Parrots, hummingbirds, Toucans and monkeys were all around our bungalow. We loved our stay at this place and Emilio and his staff were so nice and welcoming! During our 1 month long stay in Costa... More 

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Lyon, France
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9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good place to stay. Good price. Choose the bungalow where in your private hammock and on your private terrace you can admire nature, ocean and if you are lucky arrow flights. Breakfast is correct with eggs, fruits, toasts and sometimes pancakes. The sympathic owner welcomes you at the pier, explains you a lot of things and organize tours to Corcovado... More 

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Stavanger, Norway
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Eco Lodge, wich is a private house located on the hillside of Bahia Drake. Vista Drake Lodge is located close to the shore, and the jungle is right in the backyard. The owner are helpful, friendly, and helped us with our spanish and told us about trips that you can walk by yourself. ask Emilio about... More 

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Bellevue, Washington, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Emilio was an amazing host along with his mother who was a great breakfast chef! We stayed here the first 3 nights on Oso Penninsula. Emilio put us up in much nicer accomodations than we originally booked due to our party growing in size by one, but at no additional cost! Really a treat! Emilio also arranged for a great... More 

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New York City, New York
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10 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Vista Drake lodge in December 2014. The location is very convenient. It is close to the village restaurants and stores. It is not in the middle of wilderness like some all the lodges. Maybe location in the jungle is more romantic and more close to nature. But this one was very convenient. Our Bungalow had a great view.... More 

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Gent, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Over the years this Lodge has invested in improving its accomodations and services. This year new cabines are build and Emillio the owner of the Vista Drake Bay Lodge is doing effort to make his Lodge as ecological as possible. That said, Drake Bay is an amazing place with what i can see as a collecive of the countries places.... More 

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Cebu Island, Philippines
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

We stayed here for 3nights and loved the location, close to the beach and wildlive but even more we liked emillio, this guy really helped us out a lot and this was not even for his own benefits. We are in the progress of adopting a dog, emillio did everything he could do to make it happen. Also for the... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

We stayed here for 4 nights in March and wished we had booked for longer. We arrived during a storm on the boat from Sierpe and got soaked but it didn't matter as Emilio and his family were there with towels to dry us and drinks to refresh us before we had even checked in. We stayed in 'Grandma's Bungalow',... More 

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9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Emilio and his family were wonderful. I made reservations in 5 months prior thru booking.com; I did email Emilio confirming my reservations then again a few weeks before leaving. Our Cabin was very clean with fresh towels and linens every day. Each morning we were served fresh fruit for breakfast as well as pancakes one day and eggs another. We... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Vista Drake Lodge lived up to its name, situated on a prime location with stunning views of the bay. We stayed in a tent on an elevated and sheltered platform that had power and lights! The shared bathroom was very clean, the gardens well maintained and the staff were super helpful in organising activities with professional guides who REALLY know... More 

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Address: Bahia Drake | 150 metros este de la escuela drake, 50603, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Vista Drake Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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Vista Drake Lodge Costa Rica/Osa Peninsula

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