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Playa Cielo

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Main Street, Santa Teresa 5361, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Merrick, United States
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was recommended by a friend who knows the owner. From the second that I stayed there to the minute I left, the place did not let me down. The drinks at the hotel restaurant were delicious and the food was very good. You have to try the tuna carpaccio. Even though the weather showed for the possibility of rain,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for a week with my wife. Eti and Ronnie were very eager to please and extremely accommodating. The location is beautiful, we stayed at suite no 3. We loved their restaurant Habernero. Out of 7 days we ate there about 10 times. The food is amazing. I can't wait to go back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I just got back from our honeymoon at Playa Cielo in Late June. I did tons of research and found some really beautiful places in Santa Teresa, but none of them had what we were looking for-- they were way too fancy, and on the beach, but you didn't feel like you were on the beach. Then... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here for our 10 year anniversary trip at the beginning of June and it was better than we could have ever expected! The rooms were beautiful. I could have relaxed in the hammock on the patio forever. I was able to sit and read at or in the pool and see the ocean! The view... More 

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Vineland, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Stayed here in late April, 2015 with the Wifey for her birthday. Been here (MP) before and she loves the vibe of Mal Pais...go out for a day of adventure or chill in the shade on the beach and watch the sun set. It's all good! We have not stayed at Playa Cielo (PC) before but will make it our... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Have you ever dreamed of waking up to the sight of sun dappled waves breaking on a pristine beach fringed by swaying palm trees? Well if so dream no more and pack your bag for Playa Cielo in Santa Teresa. Luckily you will only require a really small bag as all you need is a bathing suit, sun tan lotion... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

We stayed there last weekend with our one year old daughter and it was amazing the place has the best location ever just steps from the best beach and in front of a delicous pool We recommend this hotel fully it is amazing specially if you are going with kids and the service was great

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Our first trip to Santa Teresa and Playa Cielo was so fantastic we came back one year later for a second stay. And we have already booked our return trip for March 2016! Clearly we love this place. We had an amazing 10 night stay. We were so well taken care of by Eti, Sol and the staff. Eti gave... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I wanted to write a review while the magic of this place is still fresh in my mind. Sol and the staff are so helpful. Staying here is more like visiting family than anything else. I hate to give away the secret that is Playa Cielo but they deserve the credit of running a 5 star operation. My mother, her... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We stayed at Playa Cielo and absolutely loved it. It is beautiful, great location, great beach and a great restaurant- right there on the property. The manager "Eti" took great care of us. She booked our cabs, our quads, our reservations- everything. I love then place and will return! best place to stay in Santa Teresa and Mail pais- we... More 

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