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2.0 of 5 Resort (All-Inclusive)   |   Next to the Drake Bay River, Drake Bay, Costa Rica
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Pirate Cove
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Ranked #7 of 8 Hotels in Drake Bay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
heather0h Toronto, Canada
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The rooms are charmingly rustic, the food is varied and delicious and the location is amazing. We were lucky enough to spend 8 nights there, and trust me when I say we were never bored, not even for a moment. Susanna, Nelson, Katherine, Gonzalo, Primo, Yolanda and Wilson gave amazing service, as did the rest of the team. Don't let... More 

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York, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visited pirates cove last year, and I am just getting around to writing a review. We absolutely loved our adventurous trip! From the boat arrival, to the horse ride into the jungle, all the way till the flight home. We walked into town one day and ate at a small restaurant that seemed to be operated... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful cabins with an authentic Costa Rica charm. All meals are provided, was not crazy about the food (they have a predetermined menu). Getting there felt slightly unorganized. Better communication on that part would have been nice! Vibe of the place was decent, although they kept commenting on how we weren't staying very long and seemed disappointed we were only... More 

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Niteroi, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pirate Cove is the place to stay in Drake Bay: confortable rooms, great food, the most beautiful beach, a quite peaceful atmosphere integrated with nature and the best dives I had in Costa Rica. Diving with Caño Divers, having Wilson as dive master, was the best! The manager, Suzana, is very nice and helpful person, making you feel at home.... More 

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Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really would recommend the diveshop CANO divers related to pirate cove resort. Everything is Well organised, good equipment and a great instructeur WILSON. My girlfriend and me did 5 dives and we really loved it. Wilson and the boat staf were great, we dove as a group but we were buddywise very selfsupporting, doing safety stop on our own... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at pirate cove for a week over new year 2015, I also did 12 dives over 5 days. The dive outfit at Pirate Cove is second to none, the boat team go out of their way to look after guests and their kit, treating my own gear with respect. The instructor Wilson is also great, he is a... More 

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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

My wife & I together with friends arrived at Pirate Cove in a boat powered by two large outboard motors, which moored just offshore so that we had to remove footwear, roll up our trousers & carry our cases to the shore. Presumably, the resort's efforts to be environmentally friendly preclude a docking facility but the effect is marred somewhat... More 

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drake2006, Propietario at Pirate Cove, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. I notice you gave us a 5 for location, a 4 for cleanliness and a 3 for service, although you (or trip adviser gave us an overall 3 for some reason). please note that if you add the three individual numbers up the average is 4 and not 3. i will answer your comments about our... More 

Ringwood, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Whilst our stay coincided with the Costa Rica green or rainy season we had enjoyed perfect weather during our previous fortnights travels. Pirates Cove is usually closed throughout October yet Rick and Lilian, mine hosts, had agreed to remain open an extra two days just for us and do their best to arrange a couple of tours we wished to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Last juine we spent 2 weeks in Costa Rica.We , thats my wife , son [12] daughter [8 ] and myself. The last three days we stayed at Pirate Cove.What a highlight ! The long private beach was just perfect t o cool off after our activities. The first day we booked an amazing night walk.The next day we went... More 

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Teufenthal, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We stayed last juli the second time in Pirate Cove.And once again we spend 4 fabolous days.The dives were spectacolous,horse backriding great!The trip to the national parc an amazing experience.The staff is very friendly and the food(i just can tell you,that i weight 3 pound more,smile)after the four days.I really can recomend you Pirate Cove.

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Address: Next to the Drake Bay River, Drake Bay, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Drake Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:2 star — Pirate Cove 2*
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
Pirate Cove Drake Bay
Pirate Cove Costa Rica/Drake Bay
Hotel Style:
#5 Romantic Hotel in Drake Bay
#5 Family Hotel in Drake Bay
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Drake Bay

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