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Hotel Tropico Latino

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Santa Teresa de Malpais | Cobano, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
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Ranked #19 of 25 hotels in Santa Teresa
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just spent 2 nights at Tropico Latino in Santa Teresa last week with my family. We were on a 1 week family vacation. This place was good and bad. Starting with the good : friendly staff, good AC in the room ( rooms 21 and 22), nice view of the beach, right on the beach, lizards, iguana (3 feet long... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from our 3rd trip to Mal Pais/ST and our second stay with HTL. we are 7+ months pregnant so we played it really low key and had a true restful vacation. Thanks so much to the staff and grounds keepers at the hotel this place is top notch. Being our third consecutive year in the area (though this... More

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San Diego, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A few things for travelers to know: 1. Surf is some of the best in Central America. Un-crowded, consistent, many breaks and powerful. Beach is beautiful and on the doorstep. If your a serious surfer you have to try it. 2. Not cheap. Bungalows are a little expensive for what you get, even by US standards, but anyone going to... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If the idea of having coconuts drop on to your roof and being awakened by howling monkeys appeals to you, (as it does for me!) then this is the place. In all seriousness, the staff is friendly, efficient, and the property is lovely. I had a phenomenal time here and am coming back later this year!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In Santa Teresa that is a premium! Friendly staff with a "cool" relaxing vibe, delicious spa treatments, tropical well kept grounds with Iguanas lounging up above or dashing for cover. Rooms are clean, bed comfy, EXCELLANT AC and NO TV which we loved! Each "bungalow" had a porch with a Hammock to relax on. The beach was right on "surfer... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a very long and tough trip to get to the resort, but once you are there it is paradise! The staff are extremely friendly and the food is fantastic. The excursions are also very well planned and enjoyable. You are close to small towns for shopping. The prices are reasonable as well. Plus there are yoga classes to... More

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Long drive but beautiful views and we'll worth it. The food and people are outstanding, no problems with anyone I saw. Lots of yoga or just enjoy. Lots of surfing, lessons or rent, or just watching was fun.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This place is the epitome of what my beloved Costa Rica is all about~ from it's raw beauty, to it superb service, amazing cuisine, phenomenal hospitality, excellent customer service, amazing beachfront venue, incredible spa and yoga.Both the manager of the hotel, Roberto and the Chef at the restaurant, Randy, were amazing hosts. I travel a lot for work and love... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

The hotel was chosen for us as part of surf/yoga retreat that I went on with friends (Pura Vida Adventures). The staff, food, service, location, views, etc were all wonderful. The rooms were simple but clean and nice. The rooms seemed a bit more "worn in" than the representation in the website photos. But overall, the place was very nice.

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Saxapahaw, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014 via mobile

A wonderful stay. We were here seven days and loved it. Right on the Pacific beach, surrounded by surfers and had a chic, beach-bum vibe. The villas were simple, yet well done. We shared a two-bedroom bungalow with another couple we travelled with and it had a large bathroom and kitchen. The grocery out the gate supplied us with all... More

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Also Known As:
Tropico Latino Hotel
Tropico Latino Nicoya
Hotel Tropico Latino Costa Rica/Santa Teresa
Address: Santa Teresa de Malpais | Cobano, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Santa Teresa
Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#11 Family Hotel in Santa Teresa
#13 Romantic Hotel in Santa Teresa
#14 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Teresa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Tropico Latino 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Tropico Latino is an intimate beachfront boutique hotel located in Santa Teresa, a breathtaking white sand beach on the Pacific Ocean of Costa Rica's Nicoya Peninsula. Situated on four acres of unspoiled tropical beach, you will find beautiful swimming areas and also outcroppings of rock where natural tide pools form.Our exquisitely-designed tropical bungalows and suites, built with exotic hardwoods, are surrounded by abundant tropical gardens under an old forest canopy, giving you the feeling of landing in paradise. Immerse yourself in the most pristine natural environment and experience the wildlife of Costa Rica right outside your window. Howler monkeys, hummingbirds, iguanas and bright flowering heliconias are just a few examples of what you will see.All of our accommodations feature luxury amenities, including wireless internet, air conditioning, ceiling fans, hot water, security safe, mini-bar, coffee maker and complimentary coffee. Ask for our new beachfront suite, featuring its own beautiful private saltwater pool and Jacuzzi. Relax poolside or lounge in a beach hammock under a grove of coconut and almond trees as you watch the sunset. You will love it!Tropico Latino resort features a full-service Spa and yoga studio. The Spa offers professional massages, wraps, exfoliations, facials, and other services such as acupuncture, manicures and pedicures. What makes our Spa different is that we create our own 100% natural healing and beauty products from ingredients like papaya, cucumber, coffee, coconut, almonds, carrots, honey and mint.Our yoga center offers daily Vinyasa Flow yoga classes and retreats. We have two beachfront open-air decks were you can receive classes while you listen to the rhythm of the waves at the ocean's edge. Yoga lessons will keep you centered, flexible and relaxed during your stay. Our classes are complete with mats, blocks and straps, and are open to everyone, from beginning students to experienced practitioners.Your stay would not be complete without a delightful dining experience. Our open-air beachfront restaurant combines a relaxed, yet classy atmosphere with nationally-renowned organic international cuisine. You will find healthy options on the menu using organic fruits and vegetables, local fresh fish, seafood and meat.Our commitment with sustainability in Santa Teresa BeachTropico Latino is an environmentally conscious hotel. We coordinate and sponsor the Blue Flag ecological program and sustainable initiatives for the beach communities of Mal Pais, Carmen, Santa Teresa and Hermosa. We are very proud that in 2012 all four beaches obtained the ecological Blue Flag recognition award, which ensures the quality and sanitation of the water, beach clean-up projects, community informational signs, and environmental education. We also are committed to conserve the vibrant biodiversity and richness of the rainforest that surrounds the region. ... more   less 
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