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Playa Cielo

Main Street, Santa Teresa 5361, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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New York
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

8 months after our last trip to Playa Cielo and the only thing I can say is that was utter perfection...again! We were married our last trip here in May 2014 and this past 2-week stay was just as wonderful, if not better. From the familiar fantastic service, to the clean and serene 2-bedroom casita, to my delicious and fresh... More 

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Saratoga Springs, New York
4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was hard to leave Playa Cielo after just a short 3 night stay! We traveled around Costa Rica for 7 days and saved Santa Teresa and Playa Cielo for last. Though hard to get to (we drove from La Fortuna - I suggest you look into flying into Tambor), it was well worth the trip! I suspect the difficult... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I and our 3 kids had an incredible stay at Playa Cielo. The 'big house' with 2 bedrooms and a big living room and kitchen with a great porch - had more than enough room, was beautiful and simply appointed - it was fantastic. Beachfront access was a must for us and Cielo feels like it's in... More 

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New York City, New York
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What a hidden gem!!!! We stayed in Costa Rica for 8 night and 4 of those were here at Playa Cielo. By far the BEST part of our trip! This place is a small little slice of paradise right on the beach. Right from the moment we arrived and the owner Sol greeted us with a round at the bar... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

I normally don't like to share these gems. I am selfish, but I couldn't help myself here. Indulge!! Gabby and Kenzie had a great time. The kids don't realize, it was the time of our lives. Tell Pete the pool man, I still think about him and everyone else.

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Manhattan Beach, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

My family and I just finished another 9 day vacation at Playa Cielo. This was our 2nd time staying there and we've already booked again for next year. The staff is great (thank you to Eti and her team), the food at Habanero (the onsite Mexican restaurant) is first class and the villas are fantastic. We had rented 3 of... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

A great tiny hotel right on the beach. only 4 large rooms with kitchenette and nice terrace. Yummy Mexican style restaurant facing the ocean: Habaneros. Ideal for renting it all for a private group event, weeding or family vacation.

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Abilene, Kansas
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19 hotel reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

This is a nicely landscaped property in a central location. Often it's the people who make the place, and that was especially true in this case. I've awarded Playa Cielo with a 4-star rating mainly because Eti, the on-site manager, was so fantastic, and because it's in one of the most beautiful regions we've ever visited. Being the off-season, we... More 

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Quito, Ecuador
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10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Playa Cielo is a very nice place to stay in Santa Teresa. The bungalos are really nice and are right in front of a beautiful beach. The hotels restaurant is very good and the pool is perfect. The only thing is that they say breakfast is included but it is just a plate of fruit and that's it. Also the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014 via mobile

From the moment we arrived, the owners , the management and the staff all made us feel welcome and appreciated. Our room was lovely and immaculate. We had a gorgeous ocean view and were just steps from the pool the ocean and their restaurant (Habanero) on the beach. The food there was spectacular. Our personal favorites were the lobster tacos,... More 

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Address: Main Street, Santa Teresa 5361, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Santa Teresa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Number of rooms: 5
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Also Known As:
Playa Cielo Hotel Santa Teresa
Playa Cielo Costa Rica/Santa Teresa
Hotel Style:
#4 Family Hotel in Santa Teresa
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Teresa
#6 Romantic Hotel in Santa Teresa

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