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Shelter from the Storm

San Martin Sur, Dominical 80000, Costa Rica
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Eskilstuna, Sweden
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15 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

One of the best and most comfortable apartments we have rented. Lovely couple (owners) who take care of you and see to that your are happy! There a four separate villas, each built so you cannot even see the other units, each surrounded by jungle ans some ocean views also.

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DeLand, Florida, United States
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57 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

Love this place! Accessible to everything fun. Tucked into a secluded cliffside overlooking fabulous water views this is such a gorgeous property with everything you will need. All of the comforts of home including fully appointed lodging/kitchen/dining and comfy outdoor living spaces with great wifi. Hosts Darryl & Donna provide all of the intel you will need to get you... More 

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Kapaa, HI
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

My husband and I stayed at Shelter from the storm for the second time. I cannot say enough about this place and the owners Darryl and Donna. The accommodations are perfect. Pool amazing. Love the dogs Ricki, Desi, and Lucy. Met with margaritas upon arrival. Lots of wildlife: Howler and white faced monkeys, toucans, aracaris, and many more birds and... More 

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Park City
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Shelter from the Storm is by far my favorite place I have ever stayed. Donna and Daryl (the owners) are the most kind and generous people. My wife and I stayed here last year and fell in love with the property. I thought it would possibly lose some of its luster the second time around but I only fell more... More 

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Boston
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We just returned from a week in Dominical, Costa Rica, where once again we stayed at Shelter from the Storm. What a amazing place! There a 4 separate villas, each totally unique, each built so you cannot even see the other units, each surrounded by jungle with expansive ocean views! The hotel is perched on the side of a mountain... More 

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Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We just returned from a trip to Costa Rica, and a 4 day stay at Shelter From the Storm. It was fabulous in every way! We stayed in the Monkey House, and while we travel a lot, this place ranks as one of our favorites! The veranda that allows you to "sit in the trees" is very cool. It was... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

It truly is a "Shelter From the Storm". I stayed once again, a little over a week ago, this time in Monkey House. It never ceases to amaze me how very well thought out the structure and design of these beautiful villas and the way they are furnished with every possible thing one might need in order to prepare one's... More 

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Encinitas, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

My family and I were connected to Shelter From the Storm from some friends in the Dominical Area and how thankful we are. We have been to Costa Rica for 20 plus years and this is one of the best places we have stayed. Welcomed by Darryl and Donna upon arrival. A Margarita Party welcome started the day as we... More 

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Richmond Hill, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

My husband and I spent a week in the "Monkey House" at Shelter from the Storm December 2014. We were warmly received by Donna and Daryl and enjoyed a lime margarita and popcorn. We loved the property with its gorgeous, expansive views. They are conveniently located close to many fabulous tours and activities and amazing restaurants. Donna/Daryl were extremely accommodating... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We spent our Christmas vacation at Shelter of the storm. The pool house/bar called "rancho" was all decorated with Christmas tree and lights. On our arrival Daryl made us welcome with his specialty Margaritas and they are the best. Also on arrival the fridges are stocked with the first necessities, so you can make coffee/ tea and meals the first... More 

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