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Funky Monkey Lodge

center of Santa Teresa | 200m From Public School, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
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Ranked #14 of 25 hotels in Santa Teresa
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Milan, Italy
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed in Funky Monkey lodge for ten during in August and we really loved it. We stayed in the Suite which is beautifully decorated with a really comfortable bed, private bathroom, outside shower and large private terrace which overlooks the trees. From here we saw monkeys, butterflies and hummingbirds and could hear the crashing waves from the ocean. Funky... More

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Brooklyn, New York
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Perfectly located lodge in Santa Teresa. Minutes to the beach, restaurants, grocery store and tourism office to book day trips. Staff was so friendly and accommodating; always available to help with anything from ATV rental to taxis to general questions. The food was fantastic. So glad we chose this as our home for the week. We had a great time... More

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Chardon, Ohio
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The Funky Monkey Lodge made for a wonderful temporary home for 6 of our nights in Costa Rica. We ate very well (and tried sushi for the first time!), spent quality time on our hammock and took a lot of outdoor showers. This place, although not exactly glamorous, is truly the place you want to stay at if you are... More

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New Bern, North Carolina
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Paul & Tonya My wife and I ventured to Costa Rica for the 1st time ever. She is a yoga instructor and I have a passion for surfing. We did a lot of research in choosing a destination. Santa Teresa was the place we chose. The Funky Monkey Lodge which was recommended by a local surf shop turned out to... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Beautiful property in the jungle with private cabins and a dorm. Awesome swimming pool. Short walk to the beach. Very friendly people. Nicely built structures. Dorm cabin ventilated by open air so there were some little critters here and there. The owner sprayed all the cabins with insecticide but because it's location in the jungle, it was obviously difficult for... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Well, where do we start...we made a phone call to "Funky Monkey" praying that we could get a room at what appeared to be the middle of jungle. It was the complete opposite of what we were accustomed to; no luxury, no "concrete jungle" and no technology to disturb a long, well diserved vacation. Funky Monkey was everything we expected... More

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Toronto, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

My partner and I stayed at funky monkey for 6 nights in May 2014. We stayed in one of the bungalows. The bungalows are cute and I loved the outdoor shower. Although towards the end of our stay we didn't have hot water which was annoying. The bungalows don't have a/c but the fan worked well to cool down the... More

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funkmunk, Manager at Funky Monkey Lodge, responded to this review

Dear client We always try our best to make your stay comfortable. There is a receptionist all day long waiting for ANY kind of complains. If there is a problem with hot water not working, or a towel not being changed if required, it is just couple steps to the reception area. We really need to be informed about those... More

Tampa, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

The cooks are amazing. The property is rustic and has a tropical feel. It's just a brief walk to the beach and if you need someone to show you, the dogs will be more that happy to take you there. Be aware that there is no A/C in the shared rooms. Also the bathroom is open air, so if it's... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Let's talk about how the Funky Monkey is really just the best place ever. The best part about this place is the staff--Gabi, Emilio, Bruno, the chefs, and all the crew are SO nice. Everyone that works here genuinely cares about the guests. They want you to have a great experience and go above and beyond to make sure you... More

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Mystic, Connecticut
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

I stayed here with Chica Surf Adventures in a cabina at the end of the dry season. There were also other surfers at the hotel. The staff was great, pool was nice, and food was delicious. I had no complaints about my week long stay here, and as a single women traveler, I felt safe walking around the lodge. The... More

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Address: center of Santa Teresa | 200m From Public School, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Santa Teresa
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Funky Monkey Hotel Santa Teresa
Funky Monkey Santa Teresa
Funky Monkey Lodge Costa Rica/Santa Teresa

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Beach lodge on a natural hill in the middle of a private jungle, away from the main street but only 200m walking from the main surfer beach, famous for its white sand and perfect waves. Great place for solo travelers, couples, families or groups. Clean and comfortable rooms with daily maid, free wireless, free and secure parking, safe place with restaurant and swimming pool. Great getaway! ... more   less 
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