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Finca Maresia

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Camino a los Planes, Drake Bay, Costa Rica
Finca Maresia
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  • Sleep Quality
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Santa Fe
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Make no mistake, the Osa Peninsula is as wild as advertised. It maybe one of the more off the grid places you visit. Travel there is unique and somewhat of an adventure. There is no way to get cash once you reach Drake Bay and you can expect wet and sometimes muggy weather. But the raw beauty of the place... More 

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Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Finca Maresia its a wonderful, quite place. Its outside the noisy town, but only a 15min walk to the beach. Miguel and his team are very helpful and nice and can organize everything for you! The bungalows are simple but very nice and you can see many birds while laying in the hamacks.

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Morgantown, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Finca Maresia was one of the highlights of our trip. Juan was a kind and friendly host that sincerely cared about the comfort and happiness of his guests. I felt like we were guests in his home and not guests in a hotel. Every evening, his staff would cook a delicious affordable dinner that we all share together on the... More 

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Kingston, Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a long review because there is much to know about this lovely place and the excursions offered in the region. Miquel, the co-owner, organised our pick up at the Drake Bay airstrip - no hassles, no problems. We were welcomed by Miguel and his staff when we arrived and Miguel talked through the hotel, its system and the... More 

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Frisco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked Finca Maresia based on the reviews and it did not disappoint! We stayed three nights - can't beat the price. Paid $60/night for an adjoining room and $15/person for each dinner. Frankly, it was the most economical place we stayed in Costa Rica and one of the best! We drove to Sierpe and left our car in the... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Finca Maresia was unlike anywhere we have ever been! A completely awesome concept that encourages communication and interaction between your fellow Costa Rica adventurers with community breakfasts and dinners. Our favorite part of our entire trip was sitting down to dinner every night to a different set of people from around the world, exchanging stories and life in general! We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Juan and Finca Maresia were a highlight of my CR trip. And the entire trip was awesome, so that should say a ton. Breakfast is incredible--you get a menu and its included. Dinner is cooked by Juan himself and its the best food I ate over my whole trip (and top five in my life). I had seconds every night.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Lovely little gem in Bahia de Drake. We stayed there 3 nights and completly enjoyed it. The beds are very comfortable and the food is delicious... a welcome break from "arroz y frijoles"!! The Playa del Rincón beach is really beautiful if you feel like a long walk (we had a car). A good place to stay if you want... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

If Juan had availability, we'd have stayed here for 2 more nights! Finca Maresia is a beautifully designed, eco hotel with some of the best food you'll eat in Drake Bay. The cabinas are lovely (don't miss lounging in the hammocks!), the grounds are gorgeous and a great place to see wildlife, and Juan is the papa bear who takes... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

This may be one of my all time favorite places I've ever stayed. The cabinas are beautifully designed and appointed. The grounds are perfectly landscaped, we saw many of the birds we wanted to see from our private deck and the main dining area deck. And Juan is a perfect host, from making sure you are set up with great... More 

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