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Casa MarBella

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125 meters east and 25 meters north of Super Ronny's, Santa Teresa 5361, Costa Rica
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Casa MarBella
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Encinitas, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at Casa Marbella as a part of a yoga retreat and loved everything about it. Nestled inbetween the ocean and tropical forrest, you have the best of two worlds: a stunning view and lovely wildlife right outside your window. The yoga deck has spectacular views and how cool is it to practice yoga right next to trees filled... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband Nick and I have had the great pleasure to stay at Casa Marbella for 2 yrs in a row on a yoga retreat and then on our own. We absolutely love this gem in Santa Teresa. Jim and Stephanie are such gracious, attentive hosts, and we are in love with our little 2 bedroom apt with deck that... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Most peaceful place to stay with an amazing pool and even more amazing view. We highly recommend this place and the town of Santa Teresa. Breakfast and dinner at Brisas de Mar just a few steps away is an added plus to staying at Casa Marbella. We will be back!

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very clean, safe, and relaxing place. Located up the hill a bit along the main drag in Santa Teresa so you do not have to deal with the sounds of the noisy ATV's flying down the main road. The location was very convenient and the place was very nice. The staff was friendly and helpful. Very romantic atmosphere! The location... More 

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our Family just returned from two weeks at Casa MarBella. On all of our previous family vacations we have rented private homes and I was a little nervous about giving up the privacy of a single family house and staying in a (albeit small) hotel. We were familiar with the area and Casa MarBella was close to where we had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Wow, this hotel was exactly what we were looking for and more. It was extremely relaxing, had a great view of the jungle and ocean, and the rooms were great. It had an awesome beach vibe to it, and being from SoCal we couldn't have asked for more. We got a couples massage on the yoga deck and swam in... More 

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Vail, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

I recently spent a week at Casa MarBella for a surf/yoga retreat and had an all around wonderful experience. The hotel was fantastic and a great please for our group to enjoy our time together. The hotel is in a great location and an easy walk to the beach, restaurants and shops. The owners Steph and Jim were welcoming, friendly... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

I've been doing yoga retreats at Casa Marbella for the last 5 years and can't say enough about what a special spot this is. Jim and Stephanie have created a spot that offers beautiful, clean, and comfortable rooms and suites perfect for an intimate group like a yoga retreat. The yoga deck in the tree tops has the most beautiful... More 

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Stephanie B, Owner at Casa MarBella, responded to this review

Cher, Thank you so much for your kind words and continued support. It is truly a joy hosting you and your yoga retreats at our establishment. Positivity is in the air when your groups are here. We've had the great fortune to not only make friends with you, but also maintain a healthy and mutually beneficial business relationship. Not to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Stephanie and Jim know how to make you feel welcome. I didn't feel as if I was staying at a hotel. It more so felt I had the privilege of being a guest of this family. The eco friendly house is stunning and was a great space for our yoga retreat. I recommend the location, since you are not directly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Casa Marbella is such a unique and lovely change from the big chain hotels; it is personal, full of international guests, beautifully appointed in each unit, and located in a wonderful, local, small-town area where guests can not only enjoy all the typical "tourist" activities, but also get a real sense for the local flavor and culture of Costa Rica.... More 

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Stephanie B, Owner at Casa MarBella, responded to this review

Dear Becki, Thank you for giving us the opportunity to share our little bit of paradise with you. I enjoyed the nice conversation and time we spent together. Thanks for your compliment on Casa Marbella's uniqueness and class. We make great strides to try and be different than the big chain hotels, as well as other boutique hotels. A vast... More 

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