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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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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2011

Otro Lado Lodge was just amazing! From the rooms to the food no detail was left unturned. Niko and Baggi (the owners) were extremely friendly, and made sure I had everything I needed. The decor of the lodge is simple but nothing short of beautiful. The hotel is close enough to the action but still far enough to be a... More 

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Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2011

I was planning a trip back to Santa Teresa with my cousin who had never been to Costa Rica before. I had heard great things about Otro Lado and knew we had to check it out. Disappointed we were NOT! From the rooms to the food to the hosts to the guests we could have stayed forever! Actually some friends... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2011

The otra lado lodge has got to be one of the most chilled places iv ever been to. It was the first place I’ve ever been to where I felt like I was not a paying customer but a guest in a friend’s home. At one point I asked what cakes they did and Baggi asked what I wanted and... More 

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Escazu, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2011

Beautiful , with charm owner, relaxing. Pool in the center and restaurant great. Is my favorite place in santa teresa-mal pais. big room with air conditioning. very close to the beach , in the main street of santa teresa

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2011

My boyfriend and I stayed at Otro Lado for 9 nights in August and loved every minute of it. The Otro Lado is simple and clean, perfect for the Santa Teresa area which is rural and beautiful. The owners, Baggi and Nicco, were excellent hosts and were able to give us great tips on surfing, yoga, restaurants, etc. They happily... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2011

My wife and I absolutely loved our stay at Otro Lado. We stayed there as part of a Lucero Surf Retreat package. Nico and Baggi, the owners, were incredible hosts. They prepared amazing meals for breakfast and lunch and had excellent recommendations for dinner on the strip. They scheduled all our day-trips for us and made sure even our smallest... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2011

We wanted to thank Baggi and Nico for a very pleasant stay at Otro Lado. Our two-floor lodge was tastefully decorated, spacious, and comfy. The dining area was welcoming and peaceful. The grounds was gorgeous and the staff was so friendly and helpful. During our stay, we had many interesting conversations with the owners and other guests and made new... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2011

Once upon a time, in a beautiful land far, far away....I had the most amazing holiday of my life in Otro Lado. It was recommended to me by my surf instructor from the UK and I will be forever grateful! A friend of mine and I went there in February/March and we liked it so much that we returned a... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2011

Spent 3 month at Otro Lado. The second I arrived I feel at home and it was even hard to go down to see the beatiful sunset at the beach. Thank you Baggi and Nico for the warm welcome and making my 3 months wonderful. And thank you for all the fantastic food, will come back soon to have some... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2011

Visited Otro Lado Lodge with my boyfriend and it was an unforgettable experience. The hotel is well located in the town, next to the bus stop to and from San Jose and close to bike rentals, restaurants and the beach. Nico and Selvaggia are fantastic hosts and we very helpful with arranging activities and making sure our stay was comfortable.... More 

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