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Poor Man's Paradise

Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica
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Ranked #25 of 44 hotels in Osa Peninsula
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014
JWEindhoven Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We had the privilege of staying in Poor Man's Paradise during our 26 days round-trip of Costa Rica. The location of this little piece of paradise is incredible, but don't expect any luxurious resort. The 'Cabinas' are basic but (most of them) are quite newly build, so in a very good condition. There is no hot water, which you don't... More

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Castle Rock, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Owners are great , wildlife incredible a special place hope it doesn't change . Macaws flying over head tons of other parrots bird watchers paradise . Monkeys Tapirs, Coatimundis list goes on and on . Get tired of the jungle go to the beach where most of the supplies are brought in by boat. You can walk on the beach... More

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St Albans - England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014 via mobile

We love this place so much that we've been back twice in 2 weeks in March 2014 If your wanting a slice of natural paradise at an affordable price then you can do no better in our view. Carlos is superb as a host a guide he really made it for us. Mario in the bar makes delicious drinks at... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

My husband and I stayed at Poor Mans Paradise for 3 nights in March 2014, we had a wonderful time! The adventure starts from the moment you board the boat on the Sierpe River and doesn't end until you disembark back onto the same jetty. We stayed in Cabin 1 on the beach front which was cosy and very clean.... More

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

We arrived with no reservation and got to stay in Sonia's house and it was stellar! Sloths and capuchins entertained us as we sat on our deck sipping iced beverages. The house is mui lindo tho more $ than the cabins but four of us were very comfy. The food was delicious Tico style and Consuela Amaya made sure we... More

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Fayetteville, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2012

Poor Man's Paradise is definitely a great place to stay! We were promised an ocean view cabin, but when we arrived, we were taken up away from the ocean and put in a cabin in the jungle. The cabin was wonderful, but it was not what we were told we would have. It was also difficult the first night as... More

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Melbourne, Florida
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2011

Pmp is the perfect place for the experienced traveler. The rooms are clean. The staff is friendly and knowlegeable. The food is excellant. Fresh fruit and juice with a full breakfast. Lunch. Dinner with the possibility of fresh fish from the days catch, excellantly prepared. All meals included. A quaint full service bar. Pmp is not for all travelers. It... More

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Juneau, Alaska
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2011

My husband and I spent 4 nights at Poor Man's and thouroughly loved it. It was easy and comfortable "roughing it". We had an ocean view from our cabin and awoke to the sounds of the juncle and ocean waves. There were not many guests and it was so peaceful and quiet. Our days were filled with trips to Cano... More

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Dalton, Nebraska
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7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2011

I stayed at Poor Man's Paradise in 2003. The Amaya family were kind and very helpful. They were extremely knowledgable and willing to share any information you requested. The resort is more rustic than some in the states, but you are in COSTA RICA! I came home covered in bumps from all the bug bites during my stay, but wouldn't... More

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La Rochelle, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2011

+ restaurant, kind owners, placement - cold shower, no internet, electricity only 2 hours per day

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Address: Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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