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Finca Maresia

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Camino a los Planes, Drake Bay, Costa Rica
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Finca Maresia
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed 4 nights at Finca Maresia, the longest of all our stops while in Costa Rica. Juan was a lovely host. We were pleased in his ability to suggest activities and tours around the area, and appreciated his up to date information when he suggested we forgo snorkeling one day due to cloudy seas. Our room was large and... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Finca Maresia is extremely well run with visitors' needs always in mind. We stayed in one of the superior bungalows which was clean and well-equipped (coffee/tea in the room would have been good but that is a very minor quibble). It was definitely the best of the six places we stayed in Costa Rica and among the top 3 of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were travelling in Costa Rica for two weeks and Drake Bay was by far the most enjoyable place we have visited. Juan, one of the owners, answered all of my e-mails within 24 hours and provided a lot of information on the hotel and possible tours and activities beforehand. He also helped us with transport to Drake Bay and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spend 3 nights in Finca Maresia in the basic room with shared bathroom facilities.Juan arrange the boat transfer from Sierpe to Drake Bay, and welcomed us at the beach with his trusty Van. At the hotel he provided us with valuable information about the area and the possibility of day-trips, which he could arrange. The food was excellent and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend and I spent (only) two nights at Finca Maresia and I wished we could have stayed longer. The place was full of magic and Juan, its host, most attentive and helpful. Moreover he is a great cook - so don't miss the great suppers he prepares for all guests each night. A must, not only for Juans's culinary... More 

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Beek en Donk, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was far out the best hotel we had in Costa Rica. It takes some time to get there but once you're there...a very warm welcome, a beautiful surrounding and an excellent host.The bungalow was just great, very green, very nature!! What we enjoyed the most is the family-feeling with the other guests. Having the meals together, sharing experiences.. Juan... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

My wife,of many years, and I stayed here for 5 nights and we found it hard to leave. Both the food and accommodations were excellent. After spending most of the day in the dense woods and beach it was relaxing to finish the day in the higher open area of Finca. Juan,the owner, is a delightful host insuring that all... More 

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Londonderry, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

My wife, two children (13 and 10) and I had a wonderful visit to Drake Bay in August. Juan was a very attentive host and a great help with booking tours, sharing information and history of the area, and helping us to get to our activities within Drake Bay. We ate breakfast and most of our dinners at Finca Maresia,... More 

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Surrey, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

My wife and I stayed in one of the superior rooms for 4 nights March 2015. The rooms are large with 2 large beds , a large patio, large bathroom with a rainwater shower that's walls are open on the top.From the patio we saw monkey's and all kinds of beautiful tropical birds.Juan has done a great job creating a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 via mobile

Staying at Finca Maresia was the best experience we've ever had on a trip. Juan, one of the owners, was one of the more thoughtful people, and dedicated professionals already know on trips around the world. There were so many good things that we have chosen to list them: Hotel features and accommodations: Finca Maresia is located in the middle... More 

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