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Pirate Cove

2.0 of 5 Resort (All-Inclusive)   |   Next to the Drake Bay River, Drake Bay, Costa Rica
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Ranked #6 of 8 Hotels in Drake Bay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
jdmcg47 Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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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
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This a quite isolated low-profile resort at Drake bay, just outside Corcovado NP in Costa Rica. At the same time it is at stroll distance from the village where you can interact with new people. Included and optional activities are good and personnel is knowledgeable.

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Austin, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

On our trip to Costa Rica we stayed all over the country and this was my favorite place. Our family doesn't usually do relaxing vacations, we go, go, go. Pirate Cove lets you be active but also is so relaxing and is located in such a beautiful setting. We booked a package with room and food included. We stayed 3... More 

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Maarssen, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

We where here for two nights. We booked the newer rooms with airconditioning. The room was great and clean as well as the bathroom. The location of this hotel is very convenient because tour and boat taxi pick ups are located on the beach in front of the hotel. You can order dinner at this hotel for 25 dollars per... More 

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drake2006, Owner at Pirate Cove, responded to this review

It is difficult for me to respond to this “review” since we have absolutely no record of a visit from a Dutch person (or couple) who stayed in our air conditioned rooms for two nights at any time during July, and our records are very complete. When I suggested to Tripadvisor that this review was possibly suspicious, they responded that... More 

Cincinnati, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

In June 2014, I was a chaperone with two others of 10 Boy Scouts that traveled to Drake Bay, Costa Rica from Cincinnati, OH for a high adventure trip. Pirate Cove helped us tremendously prior to the trip in our planning of how to get there, activities to do and giving us a comfort level where we felt the scouts... More 

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Seville, Spain
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19 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We really enjoyed our 4-night stay at this lodge. The staff was very friendly and attentive to our needs. At our arrival we said we would like to go horse riding on the 3rd day. On the second day, we changed our mind and decided we preferred to visit the Corcovado National Park instead because some other people staying at... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

We have now been to Costa Rica three times and to Pirate Cove three times. It's that good. We wrestled (on the second and third trip) with the decision of whether to go to a novel area of CR for the second half of our trip or to return to Drake Bay and Pirate Cove. Each time, we've opted to... More 

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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 On the Beach Hotel in Drake Bay
#5 Family Hotel in Drake Bay

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