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Playa Sombrero | Cabo Matapalo, Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My second trip to Boca Sombrero was as fantastic as the first! If you want to truly enjoy the Osa Peninsula Pura Vida-style, this is the place. Their location right on the beach, delicious freshly-prepared food, comfy houses and cabinas, sweet surfing and overall good vibes make for a priceless experience. Muchas Gracias to Monika, Lily, Sylvia and all our... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We rented a house in the property for 5 days after trekking around other parts of the country. This was a great way to end the trip because we had a beautiful property, house, and beach practically to ourselves. Monika is very accessible and she makes sure you have everything you need. We were offered the option to have breakfast... More 

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Wyckoff New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Boca Sombrero is managed by a wonderful woman named Monica who was warm, very welcoming and very professional. Monica bent over backwards to make our stay beautiful and memorable, a excellent host indeed! There are a few high-end and expensive Eco-Resorts in the Osa and I have stayed in two of them. Previous to checking into this home, I stayed... More 

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Aurora, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

This retreat was very beautiful. It is a lot like camping. Everything is open and you sleep under mosquito nets. The shower is outside and public. The beaches are not white sandy beaches. They have a lot of pebbles and rocks. There are also a lot of crabs everywhere. I really enjoyed my stay here, "camping along the beach". There... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

More tips and reviews at www.takemewhowmetellme.com Boca Sombrero is an exclusive ocean front paradise embedded in the amazing rainforest settings of Costa Rica’s Osa Peninsula. This center specializes in group events that usually combine Yoga practice with surfing perfect waves in the lush tropical setting of their beach. Their wide range of accommodations allows you to choose one of their... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

I've been to Boca twice -- once with a group of friends, and just recently, with my girlfriend. I'm not the type to return to the same spot over and over but this place is just too perfect: sun, surf, wild jungle action, monkeys, and nary another person around. What makes this place so special is that it is spread... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

The people and property at Boca are truly on top of their game. They know how to make sure everything is as you need it. Walter, Monika, Grace and the others made our stay truly memorable. The house was very clean and had all we needed. The internet rocked which is unusual for this area considering the remoteness. The pool... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

I just returned from five glorious days at Boca Sombrero, It truly is one of a kind. We stayed in the Casa Rio Sombrero, it was lovely. The dipping pool was especially appreciated by our two children! It was a perfect fit for us. The beach was remote and stunning It felt like we were on a deserted island didn't... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

This place is amazing! Jungle grows out of the back of the property and ocean spreads out before you. Turquoise and blue outside the great little surf break, scarlet macaws flying overhead, an arborist's dream... The accomodation options range from intimate comfy tent cabanas to elegant homes with swimming pools and outbuildings. The staff is the perfect blend of laid... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

I spent a week on a yoga and surfing retreat at Boca Sombrero, and came back a new man. The Osa and Puerto Jimenez are truly remote, so you are really, really on a retreat. I shared the Casa Troya, a unique and beautiful hardwood and thatch structure, from which you can see the surfers in action. No alarm clock... More 

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Address: Playa Sombrero | Cabo Matapalo, Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Puerto Jimenez
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 13
Also Known As:
Boca Sombrero Costa Rica/Puerto Jimenez

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