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Copa de Arbol Beach and Rainforest Resort

3.5 of 5 Drake Bay 60101, Costa Rica
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Seattle, Washington
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I trusted a local travel agent (Brenda Vollman, at Costa Rica Vacations) to plan a vacation for my wife and I, and she included a few days at Copa de Arbol at the end of our trip. This was our first time to Costa Rica. We wanted some place secluded in nature, preferably close to a beach, that had a... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 5 nights at Copa de Arbol and everything about it was amazing. From the highly knowledgable guides and tours, the stunning location, rooms and food and friendly staff. We stayed in one of the stable rooms close to the beach...we had a perfect front view of the ocean and a forest view either side, monkeys could be seen... More 

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Niwot
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderful 6 night stay at Copa de Arbol, I can not say enough good things about the resort. It is truly paradise the entire experience was unforgettable! We traveled with our two teenagers and had cabanas 10 and 11 which shares a balcony with a hammock and several seating areas, with a beautiful view of the ocean... More 

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Mike M, Owner at Copa de Arbol Beach and Rainforest Resort, responded to this review

One of the best parts of living this dream here at Copa De Arbol is being around and working with the Costa Rican people. We are proud of our staff and feel very fortunate to work with such a wonderful, dedicated group of people. Cabins 10 and 11 are in a tie for my favorites on the property. I love... More 

Aurora, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a 5 night stay at Copa de Arbol in mid December. It was really a great place to stay. We flew into Palmar and were picked up at the airport by a Copa rep, Edwardo. He gave us a great tour on our drive and boat ride to the resort. My 72 year old Mom, who doesn't swim... More 

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Mike M, Owner at Copa de Arbol Beach and Rainforest Resort, responded to this review

Copa De Arbol is a dream realized. We envisioned and built it with the goal of providing a true escape, but a hotel is only made up of buildings. It’s our staff and the guests that complete the dream and keep it alive and growing. Each and every guest is truly special to us, from grandma to the kids. Everyone... More 

San Luis Obispo, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

I traveled to Copa de Arbol in early November, by myself. My stay was perfect in every way. It costs much more than I typically spend on lodging, but it is truly a once-in-a-lifetime experience and is worth every penny. The cabinas, grounds, pool, food, staff, and tours were all awesome - absolutely no complaints. There is abundant wildlife on... More 

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Mike M, Owner at Copa de Arbol Beach and Rainforest Resort, responded to this review

We strive to provide the best experience we can here. Your comment “ perfect in every way” sounds like we hit the bull’s eye! It’s always pleasing to share a common interest with our guests. Your review neatly sums up most of my favorite things about our little slice of paradise. Rio Claro is my favorite place to go for... More 

New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Drake Bay itself is remote and secluded. This is a special place and for people who appreciates nature and serenity. Some locals think this is the most beautiful area in Costa Rica. At Copa de Arbol you will not find TV in the room, or loud music in the restaurant. Instead you will hear sound of ocean waves and birds.... More 

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Mike M, Owner at Copa de Arbol Beach and Rainforest Resort, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed your stay here at Copa. I would have to agree with the locals on the Drake Bay area being the most beautiful part of a country, overflowing with beauty. I am originally from Venice, California. My partner Jay and I found Drake Bay after many years of exploring the coastline from the Mexican border all... More 

St. Petersburg, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 via mobile

ok, it's not a problem. We LOVED the monkeys. I don't even know where to start w/ this place. Mostly bcuz I'm not sure if my compliments sb directed toward this resort or Costa Rica in general. I say this because I made some monumental errors in planning this trip, and everyone I met in Drake Bay, inside and outside... More 

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Mike M, Owner at Copa de Arbol Beach and Rainforest Resort, responded to this review

The white faced capuchin monkey is the smartest of the new world monkeys. We take every precaution we can to make sure they are not fed and that they are unable to “steal” food from the restaurant but they can and do out smart us from time to time. Last New Year’s Eve we decided to put out a snack... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Copa de Arbol may seem expensive, but we experienced tremendous value. Our stay included all food (which was an excellent, creative take on local cuisine) and two tours, plus unlimited use of paddle boards and kayaks. The location is beautiful and peaceful and the service in all ways was attentive yet friendly and easy going. Our tour guides were super... More 

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Mike M, Owner at Copa de Arbol Beach and Rainforest Resort, responded to this review

If I had to pick four words to describe the Costa Rican people they would be friendly, knowledgeable, enthusiastic and easy going. Glad to see we share the same view after your visit with us! Thanks for sharing your comments and choosing us. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Summer was so very helpful in the booking process of this lovely looking lodge for Xmas 2014. Ultimately, I was not able to make it to Copa de Arbol as I started planning too late ( its my fault). Though, Summer was so gracious as to try a number of combinations to try and accommodate, as well as to refer... More 

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Mike M, Owner at Copa de Arbol Beach and Rainforest Resort, responded to this review

We are so lucky to have Summer on our team. She truly loves her job and is an expert in the logistics of traveling to the area. We get nothing but positive comments from our guests and many ask to meet her when they arrive only to learn that she works from her home in California. Thank you for taking... More 

Portland, Oregon
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28 reviews 28 reviews
25 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Copa is accessible only by boat and that makes it quiet and secluded. There are 10 cottages and a central building. Our cottage, like all that we observed, had an open ground floor with Adirondack chairs and a hammock and the upstairs was the main room, which was large and comfortable. The buildings are relatively new and they sit above... More 

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Mike M, Owner at Copa de Arbol Beach and Rainforest Resort, responded to this review

One of the most amazing times of the year in Drake Bay is during the migration of the southern Humpback whales. This runs from June through October, and sightings are almost a guarantee. Being up close to these magnificent creatures is an experience beyond words, having one pass right beneath your boat is one of those special things that can... More 

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Address: Drake Bay 60101, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Drake Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Copa de Arbol Beach and Rainforest Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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Copa De Arbol Beach And Rainforest Resort Costa Rica/Drake Bay
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in Drake Bay
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