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Ranchos Itauna

100 Meters North Super Costa, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
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Ranked #25 of 30 Santa Teresa B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am currently staying here in Ranchos Itauna, and it was our best choice so far in Santa Teresa. For the same price that we spent at other places in Santa Teresa, this was the best yet. Location is perfect for everything, and the room is great! The best shower I've had so far in Costa Rica. They have hot... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

A friend and me booked a week at Ranchos Itauna to learn surfing. We found perfect conditions: The surfcamp is right at the beach, excellent food & accomodation and Peters passion about surfing will likely catch on. We did not just learn how to surf practically but also about the background of surfing (history, boards, theory). We just had the... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014 via mobile

We checked out the website carefully before we booked.it looked the kind of place we wanted.laid back , on the beach and close to good waves.it turned out to be an excellent choice.Peter the owner was a great host., helpful and very knowledgable, any problems were sorted easily.every person who we came in contact with was really friendly and polite,... More

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Myself and twoof my mates stayed at Itauna for fourteen, beautiful and relaxing days. Peter and his staff were always available, friendly and helpful. I have been to Santa Teresa several times and have stayed at varying levels of accomodation. I can assure all that Ranchos Itauna ranks right at the top. I would return without hesitation and hope to... More

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

Thank you to Pedro, Fatima, their friends, and all the staff at Ranchos Itauna for the great friendly service!!! My husband and I were only there for two days but we had an incredible time in Santa Teresa, the weather was perfect! I loved the atmosphere at Ranchos Itauna, a peaceful experience. We had such a fun and relaxing time... More

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Venice, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

Me and my wife stayed there in january for a couple of days. The owner asked us to write a review on this platform. I just don´t know why? First of all, it´s a surf camp, not a hotel as written on their homepage. The 4 rooms they offer, are a kind of dorm rooms for 4 people and they... More

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Ranchositauna, Owner at Ranchos Itauna, responded to this review

first off all that review feels like someone wants to damage our image. we never had a client with this name last year. then why doing a review one year later ???? also we had no break in last year in january !!! that's an absolout LIE !!!!! our rooms are also no dormstyle rooms. dust problem had everyone in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

My husband and I stayed here for 4 nights and loved it! Peter and his family are so welcoming! We stayed in an upper level cabina. Hot water and cold air! We even had a holiday cat that visited us often! We tried surfing for the first time and Peter is a great coach! I highly recommend this wonderful place!... More

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Madison, Wisconsin, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

We have been to Mal Pais/Santa Theresa 4 times last 6 years. This is by far one of the best places to visit and stay. Always loved the Brazilian food in Rancho Itauna and best services in town. Didn't stay there until our last trip in Dec 2012 (hard to get a reservation as it's always booked!), which we decided... More

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

What a nice way to end our trip in Costa Rica in that clean, big and comfortable cabina. And with our own kitchen, we were able to prepare great food and eat facing the beautiful beach. Not too far from the surf spots, the waves were great (late August), and the temperature perfect. And after the surf, yoga time on... More

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San Francisco, California
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

We could not have asked for a better location - Ranchos Itauna is THE bargain stay on the beach! Our four nights in Peter's cabina were unforgettable! The room was clean and secure with thoughtfully equipped kitchenette to make our stay even more at home. It also has air-conditioning and a nice mattress which was great for me since my... More

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Address: 100 Meters North Super Costa, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Santa Teresa
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A small family run business on one of the most beautiful beachfront properties in St,Teresa. The property is inbetween the 2 main surfing beaches situated on a 5000sqmtr big property. The property has lush tropical vegetation and infront of the property we have the best natural pool in whole St.Teresa. Just walk out to the beach and jump into the Pacific Ocean. we also offer 4 comfortable , clean and secure rooms. 2 are equiped with kitchens. all rooms have wifi. We have a restaurant which serves breakfast all year round . From nov. to april we also offer restaurant service from 3 pm , specially for sunsets on on our ocean front.there is also free parking, a chill rancho with sofas and dvd player and a beautiful yoga and massage rancho out on the front.we offer all kind of excursions, massage, yoga classes and we offer NSSSIA certified surf instructors. ... more   less 
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