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100 Meters North of Pirate Cove, Drake Bay, Costa Rica (Formerly Hotel Ojala)
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Tranquilo Lodge
Ranked #6 of 8 Hotels in Drake Bay
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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18 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Rooms: Most rooms are dark, small and noisy. They are only a couple of meters away from the road where the first cars and trucks pass by at already 4.30 in the morning. Not very "tranquillo". They are in fact like hostel rooms, still they charge 200* (per night) including meals. Swimming pool: The pool has a magnificent view. But... More 

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Bocas del Toro
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed 5 nights at Tranquilo Lodge. Firstly we were in the lower part of the hotel which is clean, comfortable and simple. Then we moved to room 8 which is located between the older part of the hotel and the incredible upper rooms by the pool. This room is just gorgeous! - very large with a great view -... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We spent 7 perfect days at the Tranquilo, we dived, we fished, we ate and we chilled. Hammock time after a couple of dives, or a hard 5 hours fishing was always the best way to finish the afternoon. It's hard to know what to say, I see others have already talked about arriving by river taxi and it's beauty,... More 

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Uvita, Costa Rica
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family traveled to Drake Bay for the first time staying a weekend at Tranquilo Lodge. Our experience was perfect! It started from the time we stepped onto the water taxi that took us through the mangroves and rivers into the open ocean where we followed the coast line to the town of Drake. Our kids had a blast on... More 

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Port O'Connor, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No more beautiful place to kick back in Drake Bay. Mary & her staff ensure whatever you need you have. Rafa, the Chef, consistently cooks the best food I've had in Costa Rica over the last 20 years! We caught a nice Grouper, thanks to Jorge & Joseph, and Rafa created a meal all the guests enjoyed that night! One... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I had a great time at Tranquilo in December 2014. We’d highly recommend it. We stayed in one of the lower rooms. It was nice, clean, and well-priced. If you can afford them, the new, upper king bed rooms are amazing, with an incredible view and an infinity pool. The overall operation is small, so it’s very... More 

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Puntarenas, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful setting with very friendly and helpful staff.. After a total remodel, this diamond in the rough is in totally in pristine condition.. There are a countless number of activities to do in the area and it's nice to return to a comfortable way of living after such amazing adventures end.. Nothing but good to say.. No wrong choices, everything... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for 4 nights and this was one of our favourite Hotel's in Costa Rica in such a fabulous location. Mary was a fantastic host and all of the staff ensured we had a great stay. The food was great and the kitchen seem to produce food at all hours even if we had a early or late tour.... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I spent one week here as part of our honeymoon, and wholeheartedly recommend it. The amazing staff was quick to reply to emails, and helped us plan other parts of our trip. They were also proactive and initiated contact with us one week before our check-in date to guarantee our safe arrival. The hotel turned into our... More 

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San Carlos, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Myself, my parents, and my brother stayed at Tranquilo Lodge for three nights. It was absolutely perfect. The meals were fabulous, some of the best we've had. The staff was friendly, helpful, efficient, and welcoming. Maria (the manager) is bilingual and knows everything from where to eat to who gives the best horseback riding tour. She was so helpful and... More 

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Address: 100 Meters North of Pirate Cove, Drake Bay, Costa Rica (Formerly Hotel Ojala)
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Drake Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Tranquilo Lodge Costa Rica/Drake Bay
Hotel Style:
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Drake Bay

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