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Hacienda Baru

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3 Km North of Dominical, Dominical, Costa Rica
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Hacienda Baru
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Seattle, Washington
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

My friend and I recently stayed at Hacienda Baru for 3 days. I could easily have stayed here for at least a week as this was one of my favorite places during our trip. Not only was our cabin very comfortable (it has 2 rooms equipped with a fridge and cofffeemaker in addition to a stove), the trails and grounds... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

First of all , full disclosure, this fantastic resort is operated by my wife's cousin and her husband, neither of whom she had met until our trip to Costa Rica. This former ranch has been allowed to revert back to its natural state and is now a top notch tourist destination. They have also been instrumental in getting the government... More

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Vancouver, Canada
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

This is an excellent place for people wanting to see birds and animals and be in a comfortable, well designed setting. We saw a three toed sloth, close enough to watch it reach (slowly) for food, saw enormous iguanas on the path to the restaurant, had monkeys play on our roof and saw many wonderful and exotic birds. In addition... More

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Cotopaxi, Colorado
18 reviews 18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Stayed for 3 days in Sept 2013 and have no negatives to talk about. Comfortable, clean room (near the pool), good food at the restaurant, excellent trail system. We didn't hire any of the guides, as wildlife photographers we have spent a good deal of time in Costa Rica. Lots of wildlife, Peccary on the trail, Humpback Whales literally just... More

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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103 reviews 103 reviews
5 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

This was one of the highlight of my trip, a grandiose property right on the ocean, rain forest, mangrove, beach and canopy forest in one place !!! The hotel is very eco-friendly and fun, the location is wonderful...in half a day we stay there we saw : macaws, toucans, monkeys, lots of monkeys, basilisks, coatis, fresh water box-turtle (i think)... More

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Kosel, Germany
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

we "just" did the walking without guide tour through the wonderful grounds of Hacienda Baru. We started with the orchid garden where we were already greeted by numerous monkeys !!! then had a look at the butterfly garden...soooooooo beautiful and you can take endless close ups on them. After that we explored all these wonderful trails like : Pizote, Lookout,... More

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Orange Park, Florida
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41 reviews 41 reviews
22 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

On our last day in Costa Rica I wanted to experience and support a private Eco-Lodge since we were in the vicinity of Dominical, decided to book a room at Hacienda Baru. I also read about the Path of the Tapir Biological Corridor straddles and connects some of the most biodiverse territory in all of Costa Rica and since we... More

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Heidelberg, Germany
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Really nice and quiet place. It is possible to see lot of animals and nature almost without tourists. The path for the excursion is easy and well explained. It gets you trough the forest up to the see in a awesome desert beach. The restaurant is also good.

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Montreal, Canada
18 reviews 18 reviews
13 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

We came here for the zip lining with our two sons (3 and 5). They both loved it, so did my wife and I. Nice activity if you need a break from the sun and beach. On the hike up to the lines, the guides were really nice and made sure our kids got a few glimpses of sloths, bats,... More

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Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
43 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

This was a our second visit to Hacienda Baru and we enjoyed it just as much as last time. A great place to stay, combining a good variety of trails, with decent (if rustic) accommodation, a great pool, on-site restaurant and access to the beach, all at a reasonable price. Although there is room for improvement, this is a pretty... More

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Address: 3 Km North of Dominical, Dominical, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Dominical
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Hacienda Baru Hotel Quepos
Hacienda Baru Costa Rica/Dominical

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