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Crocodile Bay Resort

Airport Road, Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars

We just left. We were a group of 24. Everything was fabulous. You could go here just to walk on the grounds and animal watch... Macaws, Tucans, iguanas. The captains and mates and fishing = big time fun. Thank you Melvin, Freddie, Johnnie, Will 2, Sharley, Wilbert, Tony, etc etc. The kind friendly staff took care of our every need... More 

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Oregon
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86 reviews 86 reviews
20 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent 12 days at Crocodile Bay in January. Since it was our eighth visit, you can tell we really love this place, its people, and the whole experience. Getting there is always smooth - due to flight connections, our arrangements always include overnights in San Jose, but efficient English speaking Crocodile Bay staff are there by your side the whole... More 

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Virginia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
13 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We spent six days here over Christmas, I took my two college aged boys here. I can't say enough good things about this resort or its staff. Its not often (r perhaps ever) that you go someplace that you would recommend without reservation and can't find something . . . no matter how little . . . to critique except... More 

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Baton Rouge, LA
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138 reviews 138 reviews
22 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

We just go back from our honeymoon at Crocodile Bay. All in country travel and transfers were arranged by the resort. We were well taken care of by all involved. The staff rates a 10 on all levels. The rooms were very big and the only thing we could have wished for was a king sized bed. Great pool with... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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203 reviews 203 reviews
44 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I spent 4 days at Crocodile Bay Lodge. It was wonderful in all aspects. The lodge set up a transfer package to get us from the San Jose airport to Puerto Jimenez including a night in San Jose. The transfer was flawless and well worth the money. The transfer agent did an excellent job of filling us... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Our stay at crocodile Bay resort was incredible. The rooms were huge and well-equipped. The staffs attention to detail and personal care made the trip amazing. They will make any meal that you can dream up. We had the best ceviche I've ever had one night for dinner. Go have a drink at the bar during cocktail hour and Flori... More 

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Burlington, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I recently spent 7 days at Crocodile Bay Resort and was sorry to leave. The fishing was great, the resort grounds were beautiful and well kept and of course the staff was wonderful. Plenty to do aside from fishing as well. It's a beautiful little town and worth exploring everything this wonderful area has to offer.

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Durham, North Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Me & My Wife had a terrible experience @ Agua Dulce & ended up staying here @ Crocodile Bay. I Very Thankful we stayed here instead. We did several tours including Fishing & Snorkeling & had an amazing time. We didn't spend much time in our room but it was clean & the A/C was a treat. If your into... More 

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Mundelein, Illinois
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

It has been over a month since my husband and I were at Crocodile Bay, but I would be remiss if I did not write since I am not a fisherman, but a birder and garden gal. I was a little concerned that since fishing is the big thing, the other tours would not be given much attention. I was... More 

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Port Perry, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Wow a perfect holiday! My husband and I spent four days of fishing catching rooster,red snapper,jacks,grouper,Mai Mai,needle fish then out shore catching yellow fin tuna to sail fish weighing anywhere from 120lb. To 160 lb. We had a marlin on the line what a fight but got off. Our Captain Geovaney and his deck hand Soule worked very hard to... More 

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Address: Airport Road, Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Puerto Jimenez
Number of rooms: 40
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Also Known As:
Crocodile Bay Hotel Puerto Jimenez
Crocodile Bay Resort Costa Rica/Puerto Jimenez
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#2 Family Hotel in Puerto Jimenez
#2 Romantic Hotel in Puerto Jimenez

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