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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
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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St. Petersburg, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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Hong Kong
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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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Portland, Oregon
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28 reviews 28 reviews
25 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just returned after spending three nights at CDA and wish we stayed longer. It was definitely the highlight of our trip and we are hoping to be back. We stayed in Cabina #9 and loved everything about it, with the ocean in front of us. The planning/reservation process was smooth and all of our questions were promptly answered. Staff... More 

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

One of the few complaints we receive at Copa De Arbol is that guests wish they had stayed longer. For a fisherman nothing beats catching your dinner and having it prepared the way you like, fresh from the sea to your plate. We are glad you enjoyed your time at Copa De Arbol and the service you received, we hope... More 

Moraga, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family of 6 spent 3 nights at Copa de Arbol just prior to Thanksgiving. This is a beautiful, unpretentious resort. The staff could not have been more friendly or helpful, nor made us feel more welcomed. We were fortunate to have the owner present during our stay and he filled us in on the history and challenges of building... More 

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

I am truly grateful and fortunate to work with and beside the wonderful people who make up our staff at Copa De Arbol. Much has been said about the people of Costa Rica and their genuine kindness and enthusiasm for sharing their country’s treasures. Many of our employees are so enthusiastic and passionate about the area that we have to... More 

Denver, Colorado
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a place ! It was our Honeymoon destination. From the very beginning Summer, who takes reservations in the U.S., was overly helpful during the whole process. Once we arrived, until the time we left, I didn't encounter one person that wasn't smiling and helpful. The Location? AMAZING ! The staff ? WONDERFUL! The accommodations? PHENOMENAL ! The food? EXQUISITE... More 

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

Well it sounds like you had an amazing, wonderful, phenomenal, exquisite time. Our website is very useful when choosing a room based on location or space…I recommend checking all the room videos which are very complete. We strive to provide the best experience we can, it appears we have succeeded again. Thank you for sharing your experience and choosing Copa... More 

Liege, Belgium
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spend three nights there during our honeymoon and it was just perfect. We had a very comfortable and wonderful bungalow with a view on the beach. Bungalows are inside the jungle which gives a unique experience and not too close from one another to maintain privacy. The staff is very nice, welcoming, helpful,... Really haven't been so enthusiastic about... More 

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

We are very grateful that you chose to spend an occasion as special as your honeymoon here at Copa De Arbol. We are always pleased to have met our guest’s expectations, so thank you for posting this review. All of the staff reads the comments posted here and your comments are much appreciated. More 

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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Usually takes me a few days to stop the worrying about work. This was our first stop and I felt instant relaxation - work immediately became ancient history. The place is a paradise. I expected it to be Bangkok-hot, but the temperature was actually fine. Very humid, but tolerable. I went in Nov 2014. No mosquitoes and very little rain.... More 

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

Drake Bay is a magical place, it’s a living museum and a reminder of what the rest of the tropical coastline of the Americas truly used to look like. As we are only accessible by boat our hotel offers guests a chance to genuinely get away from it all and really disconnect. I am glad you got to feel what... More 

Hutchinson, Kansas
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58 reviews 58 reviews
33 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

This place is amazing -- from the wildlife tours to the staff to the reservations manager -- Copa de Arbol far exceeded our expectations!!! PART I: We traveled to the Resort in late May 2014 to see the wildlife we heard about on the Osa Peninsula. Even before we committed to booking the Resort, the reservations manager, Summer, was helpful... More 

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Additional Information about Copa de Arbol Beach and Rainforest Resort

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 Romantic Hotel in Drake Bay
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Drake Bay
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