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Cabinas Pura Vida

Bahia Drake centro, Drake Bay, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Belgrade, Serbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cabicas Pura Vida are a great place to stay, while being in the Corcovado region. The rooms are clean and cozy, and the rest of the property is a pleasant place to relax. The hosts are very friendly and helpful. Both Steven and Deya know the plant and animal life in the surrounding. It is possible to see amazing sights... More 

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Darien
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We felt very comfortable here, cabinas were clean, hosts were very accommodating and helpful. Value for the cost was superb! Restaurant on premise was best food in Coast Rica for us. Pura Vera! We would stay there again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cabinas Pura Vida is an exellent stay to explore the Corcovado region. The rooms are very clean and nice. You have your own little terrace with a hammock! While laying in the hammock the hummingbirds came to say hello, was amazing! We also had the breakfast there which was very good! If you need a good guy ask for Steven... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014 via mobile

A great place to stay over when you want to visit Corcovado. The cabinas are comfortable and very clean. The food in the restaurant is also very nice, just as the service is. I would definitely recommend this place. Btw. If you want a guide. Ask for Steven. He is your man with super knowledge. We had a great time... More 

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Turrialba, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I recently used these cabins as a staging place to plan and execute my exploratory travels further south onto the peninsula. Rooms are clean and include multiple powerful fans (this is key if no a/c in places like Corcovado-- at least for big guys like me) which were more than enough to keep the humidity/heat at bay. Our room had... More 

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Red Deer, Canada
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

I discovered Cabinas Pura Vida on GoogleEarth while looking for an affordable way to access Corcovado National Park. My wife and I were traveling with another couple and I was a little nervous that Drake Bay, a town without an all-weather road, might be a little outside their comfort zone. Fortunately my e-mail and telephone inquiries all received prompt and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

Cabinas Pura Vida was recommended to us by our boat driver from Sierpe to Drake Bay, and I'm so glad it was! We were picked up on the beach and driven to the location. We were given a discount on the room, which was clean, well furnished, comfortable, and cute. I ate THE BEST casada (typical Costa Rican meal) that... More 

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Escazu, Costa Rica
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013 via mobile

Once in Drake beach, we were picked up by the "Pura Vida" owner. We had a very warm welcoming, they seemed to be friendly. Unfortunately it was not what we had agreed on. The first night we talked about the arrangements, prices and what we wanted to have included: the whole plan sounded amazing, when it was simply a start:... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

My first time at Bahia Drake, it was great due to whales, but certainly I could have found a better place to stay. $30 a night no meal included is a bit pricey. Restaurant was closed so I cannot comment on how good it is They have no safe in the room so leaving your stuff could be risky. The... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

Had a great time at Cabinas Pura Vida when I vistied last December . Very clean, and very affordable. Victor was an amazing host, very helpful with recommending what to do. Great guy who also speaks impeccable English. I happened to be in Drake Bay on my birthday (by myself) an he even took me and his friends to celebrate.... More 

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Address: Bahia Drake centro, Drake Bay, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Drake Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 5
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