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Drake Bay Wilderness Resort

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Desembocadura del Rio Agujas | Bahia Drake, Drake Bay, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have been there twice and it was a great experience. They had great service, they organized amazing guides to take us to Corcovado. The food was fantastic and the views were incredible. They were also able to accommodate a large group which was spectacular. The nights are quiet, but they have a nice bar area for evening activities. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second time visiting Drake. We really love the area. The food is great. The staff is great, Yerline, Marlena, Adrian, Gonzolo, Tico, Marvin and Manuel. Everyone is wonderful! The beds are comfortable, rooms clean and there is a magnificent view of the ocean from every room. There are so many activities one needs to stay at least... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent a 7-night family vacation: two grandparents, two parents and four children (10, 8, 4, 1). This turned out as the best vacation we could dream of, for everybody in the family. The location is great: right on the ocean and a river with canoeing for all ages, jungle trails, close to beaches and a starting point of plenty... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

As a family we stayed three nights at this beautifull place at a great location. Owers Adrian and his mother welcomed us after a boattrip from Sierpe. The accomodation is consisting of attached (three or two) cabines all overlooking the ocean, an open bar / patio and dining facility. The serene atmosphere and tremendous kind staff (mainly from the nearby... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

At the end of our trip through Costa Rica we stayed two nights at this resort. Getting there is an experience on itself. The boat trip on the Rio Sierpe and through the mangroves is an absolute must. We were lucky (although, “lucky”) that there just had been a heavy storm on the Pacific Ocean. Attempts by the captain to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Drakes Bay Wilderness Lodge, 14th March 2015; length of stay, 3 nights Fabulous!! Stunning setting, gardens lovely; cabins good with air-con, excellent décor, each with small veranda with views across the gardens to the ocean. Gorgeous bar and swimming pool area (try their fruit juices, you won’t be disappointed, yum!) with super ocean views; food excellent, beautifully presented and served;... More 

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Nancy, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

The location of the resort is breathtaking! Staff at the bar and restaurant is lovely, so polite, the food at the restaurant is really good and fresh! I have no words to describe the view you will get when you come here. Je conseille cet hotel pour son incroyable location et vue à couper le souffle. Le personnel est au... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

My teenage niece and nephew and I stayed at this wonderful resort for a week in April. We stayed in two adjoining rooms in a cabin, both rooms were clean and comfortable. The setting for the resort is awesome - right on the water and in the rain forest. The tours were fantastic and we saw so many animals and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

This is a wonderful place to stay. The property is so quiet (except for the wildlife, like howler monkeys in the morning), tranquil and well situated. All the rooms are on one level on a peninsula overlooking the ocean where we saw manta rays jumping out of the water. The rooms were clean and bug free, the showers hot. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Can't say enough wonderful things about the Drake Wilderness Resort. I have travelled a lot. I have seen beautiful settings with very helpful staff. The sounds here are jungle and ocean, the landscaping beautiful. The owners and staff aiming to please, Trips are great and coordinated with tremendousl flexibility. Meals friendly and good. I can't wait to return.

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