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Clandestino Beach Resort

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   5 Km este desde la entrada a Playa Palo Seco | Playa Palo Seco, Parrita 6000, Costa Rica
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Ranked #2 of 5 hotels in Parrita
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Georgetown, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

If you like to get away from the hustle and bustle of tourist traps Clandestino Beach Resort is for you. Getting there will take you down a pretty rough dirt road but at the end of your drive is a beautiful property with: clean comfortable rooms, an upscale restaurant featuring great food, beautiful beaches, stunning sunsets and a wonderful, professional,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Great, very romantic rooms, nestled in the gardens, nothing but a short walk to the restaurant and pool and across the road to the beach. Pool was perfect, enough beds and nice to have the splashing of the waterfall. The beach was great for walking, and wonderful for watching the sunset over the Pacific - not so great for swimming... More

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Warsaw, Poland
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Just had to make an update to my previous review. I stayed here with my girlfriend for 8 days during the first week of February. First of all, there are some things you need to know about this place. 1. You are in the middle of nowhere and it will be difficult without a car, unless you rely on calling... More

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Pelham, New York
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4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Our experience with Clandestino was one of extremes. Extreme highs and lows. Depending on who you are and your situation, it might be right for you - there's a lot to appreciate about this property. However, we will not return, nor will we recommend it to others. When I booked our stay with Clandestino Beach Resort on hotels.com, I had... More

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Los Gatos, California
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Many of the previous reviews sum up the place. Its not for everyone but was perfect for us. We are a couple in our 30s that just returned from an 8 day stay in Costa Rica. This was one of five hotels we stayed at. We loved it. The setting was surreal. We loved the little bungalows. We loved the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

We just spent 5 days here at this lovely property. We liked everything about it, the service, the food, the room itself. The location is situated on a wonderful stretch of beach. It is about a 15 minute drive on a rough road to get back to pavement so once you are at this property one doesn't leave very often... More

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Redmond, Washington
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Totally agree with jimmy. My experience was atrocious. Here is why: 1. Getting there - 8.5 kms of bumpy unpaved road. Note that kms are shorter than miles but with the road conditions and speed limits it takes a lot longer than you'd think. No taxis around so if you are not renting a car you are out of luck.... More

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Guillermo C, Propietario at Clandestino Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear guest, The location is perfectly indicated as much in our web site as in each commentary of our guests. That is one of the reasons why our guests come, they are trying to find a place aware of the noises, pollution and turistic zones. This is the best way to enjoy of the real nature. By your commentaries, we... More

Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

We were in Clandestino from 8 to 20 January 2014 . We chose this hotel and no mistake ! All we wanted it and got : beautiful nature, beautiful clean ocean , friendly staff, comfortable hotel and great food in the restaurant. Yes , the hotel is not close to the main highway, but we had a car and had... More

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Washington, D.C.
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

My boyfriend and I only spent 3 nights at Clandestino, but we loved every minute of it. The resort is very small but cozy. The staff is fantastic. The rooms are so romantic and the bed was extremely comfortable. The food in the restaurant was excellent. We enjoyed walking up and down the beach, since the rip tides at the... More

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

We were there for Christmas. It was great. The houses are clean and comfortable; romantic. The lady who owns the place was enthousiastic en nice. Nice personell en food and drinks are good. It's a quiet place off road and very relaxed. Beach is in front of the hotel en nice waves. It's a short drive to Manuel Antonio.

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Address: 5 Km este desde la entrada a Playa Palo Seco | Playa Palo Seco, Parrita 6000, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Parrita
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Clandestino Beach Resort 3.5*
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The Clandestino Beach Resort is a Beachfront boutique hotel, located in the Central Pacific region of Costa Rica, on a beautiful and wild beach sprinkled with coconut trees along 10 km of in Palo Seco Beach. The hotel is located at about 20 km from Quepos and 45 km. from Jaco next to the magnificent Manuel Antonio National Park. The highway from San Jose is in very good conditions, leading the guests on a two hour drive through an incredible landscape with several different microclimates and a very diverse flora and fauna. Visitors can enjoy the beauty of the area, the sounds of nature, the tropical breeze, the wildlife and of course also get to know the local culture and people. The hotel has 12 luxury rooms, designed in natural tones and built with local materials such as Teak wood structures, Royal Palm leaf roofs, natural stone bathrooms, and bamboo ceilings, terraces and furniture. We offer you 4 rooms with king size beds and 8 rooms with two queen size beds each (all rooms have TV, Free WIFI, A/C, ceiling fans, hair dryers and hot water). For your safety our hotel has security cameras and night watchmen. The hotel also features a large, turtle-shaped swimming pool facing the ocean, Jacuzzi, a waterfall, and a water mirror for sunbathing, all surrounded by lush gardens, green iguanas, wonderful birds, sloths, funny capuchin monkeys that come to the hotel from the Mangrove. It is in every sense a dream come true. The unique and beautiful restaurant features an ocean view and serves international and local dishes that appease even the most demanding connoisseurs of gourmet cuisine. In the cozy bar you will be able to enjoy a variety of delicious tropical cocktails, play pool and table tennis or just lay back and enjoy your stay. All of this with an exclusive atmosphere and good music. ... more   less 
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