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Crocodile Bay Resort

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Airport Road, Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica
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Ranked #2 of 16 Hotels in Puerto Jimenez
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014
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  • Location
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Burlington, United States
1 review
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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4 helpful votes 4 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
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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Los Altos Hills, California
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11 hotel reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

...but this was the first time I stayed at Crocodile. I did this for two reasons. 1) My apartment's air conditioning and hot water heater were on the fritz 2) I wanted to try some sport fishing, which is what they specialize in First, I just want to say how excellent the staff is. Olympia is the manager and there's... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

A group of 4 couple just returned from Crocodile Bay...the guy's fished for three days while our wife's went to the spa and laid by the pool. We toured the rainforest with Dennis and Diego what a great adventure these guys really know their stuff. The staff at the resort were awesome,Olimpia, Florie and Maria we the best....they truly understand... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

My wife and I spent a week at Crocodile Bay as a 60th birthday present for me. I like to fish and my wife likes to enjoy the natural world. Boy, were we in for a treat. The fishing was great and the rain forest was everything we'd imagined. We zip lined and enjoyed the spa as well. I would... More

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

First let me say that Sean did an amazing job with our booking and all pre trip arrangements, great communication and customer service. Next let me thank Olympia for the great job of welcoming us and ensuring that all our requests were taken care of on a daily basis. Todd Staley runs a sensational operation, and the staff is friendly... More

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Salinas, California
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Brian in the California Office will handle all your arrangements seamlessly, from best times of year to your personal requests. Upon arrival you feel as you are welcomed home, from the lovely greeting by Olimpia, to the staff, whom are all great. Tour guides, Dennis & Diego, Boat Captain & deckhand, all excellent Come see for yourself why Crocodile Bay... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

I just wanted to take the time and tell others about my great trip to Crocodile Bay resort. I have been able to travel all around the world for fishing and i would rate this resort at the top. My Crocodile Bay experience went beyond just fishing, which alone is worth the trip but also included zip lining, snorkeling and... 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
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Crocodile Bay Resort 3.5*
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