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Crocodile Bay Resort

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Airport Road, Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica
Crocodile Bay Resort
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Rating summary
  • 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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North Augusta, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the time we arrived at Puerto Jimenez airport, to the time we left, everybody at Crocodile Bay made us feel welcomed and at ease. A big thank you goes out to Anthony, Johnny and Andre with doing all the hard work for us while we were fishing for sailfish for the first time. We had a great time and... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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27 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

What a fantastic experience this place offers. My wife, son and niece went down for 4 days. We had some of the best fishing we have ever experienced. The rooms are not 5 star but that's part of the neat experience. The rooms are clean and the beds are comfortable. The boats and captains are as good as you will... More 

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New York City, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We have held a fishing tournament the last 3 years at Crocodile Bay. The service is excellent and the staff go out of their way to ensure a fantastic trip for our guests. The rooms are very clean and well appointed. With all the amenities it's hard to believe you are in the jungle. The fishing is the star of... More 

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Chagrin Falls, Ohio
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Crocodile Bay is absolutely beautiful hotel and spa. And a fisherman's dream. It is primarily a fishing resort, with a fleet of tower boats and crews to man them. They go out everyday at 6:30 am and return at 3:00 pm. Breakfast is at 5:30. There are also eco-tours for non 'fishermen' or for those who want to take a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

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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21 hotel reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

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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13 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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150 reviews 150 reviews
25 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 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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212 reviews 212 reviews
45 hotel reviews
84 helpful votes 84 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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