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Tranquilo Lodge

100 Meters North of Pirate Cove, Drake Bay, Costa Rica (Formerly Hotel Ojala)
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Tranquilo Lodge
Ranked #2 of 7 hotels in Drake Bay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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Port Aransas, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The day came ….we had to depart Drake Bay and the Tranquilo Lodge. What a week we had , accompanied by two close friends, we opted for a charter flight in to Drake Bay airport from San Jose. When the plane touched down we knew we were in for not just a vacation but an adventure also . The lush... More

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North Wales, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed here for a few days during the first part of our trip to Drake Bay. Mary was wonderful, and even though we arrived late because we had decided to drive in to Drake Bay, she was able to arrange a private scuba diving trip for the next morning. Mary was very accommodating, and made us feel comfortable and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The moment we landed in Drake's Bay Airport (if you can rally call a shack and an unpaved runway that) for our 4 day honeymoon in the Osa Peninsula the beauty and remoteness of this location really hit us, you are literally dropped off in the middle of nowhere. Thankfully Mary and Emilio was there to pick us up and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Comfortable, modern accommodation where the rainforest meets the Pacific Ocean. Herb, the owner, and Mary, the manager, were exceptional hosts. They provided us with any and all contacts, information, recommendations, and advice we needed to plan our daily adventures. To top it all off - three fantastic meals every day. If you are traveling to Drake Bay I highly recommend... More

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MaryMaria33, Manager at Tranquilo Lodge, responded to this review

It was a pleasure having your family as our guests. Thank you for taking the time to support us with your review. Hope to see you in the future More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014 via mobile

I enjoyed everything about our trip to Drake Bay and our stay at Tranquilo Lodge. All tours and activities were fun and food was great! Snapper and amberjack (catch of the day) were prepared fresh for us to eat. All staff was friendly and went beyond expectations to assure our pleasant stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014 via mobile

Group of 14 friends and family ages 8 to 84. Everyone enjoyed to the Max. Herb the owner is a perfect host. Between he and Mary the manager they know everything to see and do in the area and can arrange it all for you. Your choice to have an action filled vacation or just relax at the lodge or... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014 via mobile

What a trip of a lifetime! This is the place to go for an unforgettable vacation. The service we received from Herb, Mary, Emilio, Rafael, Alonzo, Jorge, Mario, Marisa and our guide Eric was like no other. The meals and desserts were delicious. We stayed in room 8 and it had a phenomenal view of the Pacific Ocean. The flowers... More

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Jourdanton, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Our first stay in Costa Rica was a great experience. The staff at Tranquillo lodge couldn`t have been friendlier or more accommodating. The food was outstanding. Enjoyed the tours and walks on the beach searching for and finding sea glass. The local people were very friendly and helpful. Beautifull sunsets over Drake Bay, birds and monkeys within site of the... More

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Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

It was back in December when we stayed at Tranquilo Lodge. We drove past it when driving into Bahia Drake because I thought they were closed and still preparing to open for high season. We decided to drive around to look for a place to stay closer into the town of Drake and most of the places to stay were... More

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MaryMaria33, Manager at Tranquilo Lodge, responded to this review

Wow your review is so nice. Thank you. We will love having you visit us again. And just so you know, we did purchase new orthopedic mattresses. Thanks for your review. More

Vernon, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

I loved it here...pretty beaches, great food prepared and served 3 times a day by nice staff :) Its only a short walk down the road to the water and a quiet beach. Everyone was really helpful and I find the jungle here so lush and lovely.........

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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): $
Also Known As:
Tranquilo Lodge Costa Rica/Drake Bay

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Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Drake Bay
Number of rooms
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