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Marea Brava

3.0 of 5 Playa Hermosa Beachfront, 2 Blocks off Main Road | Playa Hermosa -Jaco, Playa Hermosa 4023, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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San Francisco, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

I stayed here for a week earlier this month. I can't say enough about how beautiful this place is. There are 2 great pools and great places to lounge either in the sun or in the shade. The grounds are landscaped with gorgeous tropical trees and you are literally steps from one of the most amazing black sand beaches around.... More 

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Dear friend, thank you very much for your warm review. It make us feel very proud to be part of the short list of savvy travelers like you and make us work even harder to stay as close as we can to excellency. . We hope to see you back soon with us. Have a great day. info@mareabravacostarica.com More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

The beach is expectacular, not so crowded. The hotel took our dog, so that was a plus, but the property needs a lot of maintenance, we enen had a leaking roof and the electric set up of the bathroom was really scary, the last night we were alone at the hotel and they turn down our electicity. Would not stay... More 

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Mandan, North Dakota
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Well hotels in Costa Rica are not the same as the USA. That being said, this place was fabulous. The third floor condo offered superb views of the Pacific and amazing sunsets. Falling asleep to the sounds of the ocean is indescribable. The condo itself was huge (bigger than some apartments I've lived in). Also, they have nice kitchens with... More 

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Estimada Señora, Muchas gracias por comentar su experiencia con nuestros próximos u actuales pasajeros, también nos alegra que le hayan... More 

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We stayed there for 3 nights! Excellent rates, super friendly staff. Loved the puppies and parrot!! If you are a surfer, great location in front of the beach!! And if you are not you can chill in one of their 2 pools!! No restaurants though, but staff would gladly let you use their phone and provide you with restaurant numbers!!... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Best place you could ever get at the Hermosa beach! It was for sure best money spent on renting a condo: great view, great service, great spot! Everything was great! Next time I'm coming to the Hermosa beach means I'm coming to Marea Brava. Pura vida, guys!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

I wrote my last review of Marea Brava about a year ago. I was just there this past weekend and wanted to reiterate nothing has changed. And that is a good thing! Everyone is nice (guests, front desk, grounds people, housekeeping) and the landscaping and two pools are perfect. I always stay in one of the condos facing the ocean.... More 

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MareaBrava, Gerente at Marea Brava, responded to this review

Dear friend, thank you very much for your warm review. It make us feel very proud to be part of the short list of savvy travelers like you and make us work even harder to stay as close as we can to excellency. . We hope to see you back soon with us. Have a great day. info@mareabravacostarica.com More 

Province of San Jose, Costa Rica
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

I like the installations and the fact that the beach is near enough the surfers that you can see them far away doing their thing, but not close enough, so the beach it has been almost empty every time, which is great. The rooms are not the best, the AC it is pretty much set on, and you cannot change... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

What a great find! We were travelling through Costa Rica, and were visiting the Jaco area. We arrived on Superbowl weekend, and found some hotels to be fully occupied in Jaco. We decided to try Playa Hermosa, and are glad we did. We saw a sign for Marea Brava offering a special walk in price. We were offered a great... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

I really love this place. The location is amazing, the rooms are big/cheap and there are great vibes from the staff. I stay at marea brava and surf conveniently in the front of the hotel. The view from the balcony is amazing and although everything is not as 5 star as would be expected on a lush vacation, the stay... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

Marea Brava is awesome!!!! Not sure what else there is to be said! The condos with balconies overlooking beautiful Playa Hermosa allow views of the waves in the morning and the best sunsets I've ever seen in the evening. You are just steps away from the beach or pools! One of which has a swim up bar!! The hotel feels... More 

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Address: Playa Hermosa Beachfront, 2 Blocks off Main Road | Playa Hermosa -Jaco, Playa Hermosa 4023, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Playa Hermosa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Marea Brava 3*
Number of rooms: 22
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Also Known As:
Marea Brava Playa Hermosa
Marea Brava Costa Rica/Playa Hermosa

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