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Otro Lado Lodge and Restaurant

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200 Mt North of Soccer Field Santa Teresa, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2012

Nico and Selvaggia made us so very welcome, thank you. We had great food and service throughout, the breakfast and lunches were so nice, and we always felt as though nothing was too much. Really handy for all St. Teresa has to offer, loadsa restaurants and surf rent places within a 10 minute walk; we surf and were really glad... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2012

After booking a last minute villa at Otra Lado, we weren't entirely sure what to expect. Driving in through the dusty hodge podge of restaurants, surf shops and hotels that is Santa Teresa, we were a little uncertain of whether we wanted to stay in this touristy Surf Town. Walking up the unassuming gravel lane and under the quaint tropical... More 

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Seattle
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2012

Otro Lado has everything you could need in Santa Teresa: walking distance to the beach, great surf shop (Del Soul) at the end of the driveway, clean rooms and great service. We stayed only two nights, but next time we come back, we might just stay here the entire time. The Rooms: We were "upgraded" to a Casita which was... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2012

My friends and I spent a week at Otro Lado. You can't beat the quality of accommodation, food and location. Especially for the price! Location: Otro Lado is located in Santa Teresa, just off the main drag (by main drag I mean dirt road). It's about a 5 minute walk to the beach. The beach access takes you to the... More 

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Newmarket, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2012

We absolutely loved staying at Orto Lado Lodge. Nico and Baggi are the Italian owners and have a passion for their business. They remembered every guests name and were genuinely interested in getting to know each guest. There was a mix of guests, mostly couples, but families and groups of friends also stayed. The grounds are clean and the rooms... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2012

We just spent a week at Otro Lado. The beach at Santa Teresa is wonderful, and staying at Otro Lado significantly enhanced our experience. Every day was almost the same: waking up early for their delicious breakfast, take a walk on the beach to one of the convenient yoga studios, return in the early afternoon for home-made gnocchi with ragu... More 

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2012

Helped and comforted us in hard stressful times, recommended 100%, great staff and environment! Enjoyed my short stay, Great Job Otro Lado!

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Tofino, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2012

My husband I just spent a little over one month at Otro Lado, (Jan-Feb 2012) most of the time in one of the six comfortable rooms with a private washroom and balcony, and our last three nights in one of the spacious lodges. We enjoying hot cooked breakfasts with great coffee and fruit juice every morning. The lunches were also... More 

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beloit, wi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

We rented the house and 2 rooms at otro lada for Christmas week. We could not have been happier. The lodge has nice rooms, we loved our open air kitchen and dining area, the owners were wonderful, the grounds were well landscaped and cozy and we were 10 minutes from the beach. Could not have found a better place!

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2012

We stayed here for just one night in Jan, 2012, but we would have loved to stay longer. the place is tucked away off the main drag in Santa Theresa, a quiet nook. I could not tell from their website how the layout would be, but it is much nicer in person. The owners or managers are an Italian couple... More 

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