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Playa Cielo

Main Street, Santa Teresa 5361, Costa Rica
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Playa Cielo
Ranked #7 of 25 hotels in Santa Teresa
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Waterford, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

We flew to Tambor (close to Santa Teresa) from the Arenal Airstrip after staying at The Four Seasons. It was the perfect end to our vacation! You will not be disappointed if you decide to stay here. We felt so lucky when we arrived at Playa Cielo. The grounds are beautiful, the people are kind, the food is delicious, the... More

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

I can't say enough great things about Playa Cielo, the owners and employees! We stayed for a week in April and enjoyed every minute. The villas are awesome (El Tucan has the best view/location), very comfortable, and we loved having the mini kitchen. We loved relaxing in the hammocks on the porch. The staff (especially Etti - sp?) are amazing!... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

I reviewed all of the accommodations (at length) in Santa Teresa, and Playa Cielo was definitely the best choice. What makes Playa Cielo special is a combination of several elements, any one of which would be a highlight at most properties. Quaint, nice villas, good vibes, gracious hospitality, love the location, fabulous laid-back restaurant on the beach.. just our style.... More

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

We stayed here for 5 days in April and we loved it! All of the staff were extremely helpful, friendly and generally very welcoming. Adele and Sol are lovely people who always have time to stop and chat. We stayed with 2 young kids (3 and 1) and this place was just perfect - the rooms were spacious and had... More

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Seattle, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013

We arrived in Santa Teresa at night, cleaned up and headed over to Habanero's (restaurant at Playa Cielo) upon a recommendation. We immediatly fell in love Playa Cielo! Dinner was fantastic (tons of food!) and we ended up stopping by Habanero's the next day for drinks and ceviche while walking the beach around lunch time. As great as our first... More

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

A wonderful private small inn featuring five individual bungalows. Steps to the beautiful beach and a good Mexican style restaurant - Habanero's. Owners are originally from New York and extremely knowledgeable and helpful. Facilities for light cooking if you wish. Off the road and away from the dust in dry season (a serious issue be ready). Easy access to all... More

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

I visited Playa Cielo with my boyfriend, sister and her fiance last week. We rented the 2 bedroom bungalow and it was more than spacious for the 4 of us. When researching getaways for our trip to Costa Rica I stumbled upon Playa Cielo through tripadvisor. With little to almost no knowledge of Costa Rica let alone Santa Teresa we... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

When traveling in Costa Rica earlier this year we happened upon Playa Cielo's great restaurant Habanero's. So when we had a chance In April to get back to Costa Rica we decided to stay at Playa Cielo and enjoyed every blissful moment of our stay. The location couldn't be beat, right on the beach, beautifully appointed, super clean and spacious... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013 via mobile

This is difficult. We had the two bed villa which is expensive - more than $400 a night so maybe my expectations were too high. Here are the pros and cons:- Pros Amazing beach and loads of places to drive around and explore and great bars and restaurants Fab scenery Friendly, informative and welcoming owners Nice beach bar with fab... More

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Warren, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

This was my second trip to the Santa Teresa area and my first stay at the Playa Cielo. I only wish I had found this place earlier. I traveled with my wife and two daughters (13 and 9) and everyone had a great time. Sol and Adele were wonderful hosts and made sure we had everything we needed. The grounds... More

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Additional Information about Playa Cielo

Address: Main Street, Santa Teresa 5361, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Santa Teresa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
Playa Cielo Hotel Santa Teresa
Playa Cielo Costa Rica/Santa Teresa

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Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#5 Family Hotel in Santa Teresa #6 Romantic Hotel in Santa Teresa #6 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Teresa
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Beautiful, luxury beachfront villas each with amazing ocean views. Centrally located to supermarkets and restaurants.Relax by our beachfront pool or lounge in any of the available hammocks by the ocean. ... more   less 
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