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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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Northampton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2012

IF YOU LIKE iguanas and monkeys and pelicans and butterflies; Flowering Banana Trees and wild Aloe and Elephant Ears and tropical flowers; Fresh fruit delivered to your door each morning; Extra-large king, clean, canopy beds next to fresh Bird of Paradise and orchids; Sunny morning swims and shady afternoon naps; Stargazing in private outdoor showers; Comfortable, L-shaped, shady, porch couches;... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2012

We die not stayed at playa cielo but we had a wonderful dinner at Habanero, the restaurant which belongs to Playa Cielo. The service was so nice, the chef came and explained how he prepared the different meals we loved most and the food was excellent, and all this at a very reasonable price. Ah, and I haven't ,entwined the... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2012

We spent five nights at Playa Cielo in mid-Decmeber. The casista's are lovely and perfect for a family of four. There has been a great deal of thought and care been put into the design of the buildings and landscape and they continue to be very well maintained. We arrived after a long and diffiuclt journey and were warmly welcomed... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2012

My friends and I found the this restaurant/hotel by accident one day. This seems to be the way the you find the best spots in Costa Rica, forget about your map and ask someone if you get too confused, Pura Vida! We were just trying to find a nice place to hang out on the beach in Santa Teresa. My... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2012

This hotel was fantastic!! The staff is amazing, so friendly and welcoming. The room was my favorite part, this was the first hotel where we did not want to leave the room. Each guests has their own villa.....it has full kitchen, king bed, amazing shower, and big porch.. we loved it. The hotel restaurant was soo yummy! It was our... More 

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Stockholm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2012

The Habanero restaurant at Playa Ciela is so good and the food, drinks and service top end. The first day we even thought the prices were too good - and yes - the day after the raise the prices, but we went back, and went back. Niki made us feel very comfortable.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2012

Our stay at Playa Cielo was pretty well perfect from top to bottom. The owners, Adele and Sol have put there hearts and souls into Playa Cielo and it shows in every conceivable way from the staff, the design of the villas, landscaping...etc. Pretty well every morning started out walking on the beach with our favorite dog Bambi, a small... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2012

The new Habenero is some of the best mexican I have ever had. Had a great special of Lobster with Chipotle cream sauce, to die for. Staff and new Chef Gary and his wife Nikki make it so special as well. A must for great seafood with a fusion Mexican flare!

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Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2012

My family of four spent Thanksgiving 2011 at Playa Cielo. This property is gorgeous! We stayed in one villa and had plenty of room and felt very safe. We especially loved the outdoor shower, hammocks, fresh fruit and rolls in the morning. Our stay there could not have been better. The owners, Adele and Sol, are so accomodating and helpful... More 

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Stavanger, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2011

My husband and I recently spent the week before Christmas at Paya Cielo. The bungalows were perfect. We spent a fair amount of time just lounging around on the patio in the hammocks and seating area either before or after the days activities. While there we did zip-lining in Montezuma, horse back riding, surf lessons etc.all arranged by the hotel.... More 

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