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Resorts in Costa Rica

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Rio Perdido (Bagaces) 4.0 of 5 Travelers' Choice® 2015 Winner Small Hotels
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#1 of 1 hotels in Bagaces
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  • "We stayed at Rio Perdido this past five days and can only say it was excellent and perfect for our first stay while in the country for three weeks. The rooms are nice little cabins with everything you..."
  • "We stayed only 2 nights with Rio Perdido and none of us wanted to leave. The rooms were spacious and comfortable with all of the amenities that you could want in a hotel room. Room service was prompt ..."
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#1 of 3 hotels in Sardinal
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  • "Our stay at the RIU was fantastic! Rooms are very nice, food was excellent no matter where we ate, service was friendly, grounds were beautiful & well maintained! You must remember to bring sandals or..."
  • "This resort was absolutely breath taking. The food was plentiful and a wide variety to be had. We never had a bad meal. The staff are great and always helpful. The sand was a blackish colour on the be..."
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Altura Hotel (Poas Volcano National Park)
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#1 of 2 hotels in Poas Volcano National Park
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  • "My husband and I had the opportunity to stay at this beautiful inn just a few short days ago. The minute we arrived, we wished we arranged to stay at least a day longer. The grounds were so incredib..."
  • "The view is spectacular the setting is peaceful and serene. Take a walk on one of the little paths, sit at the viewing area and watch the cows grazing in the pasture or the hummingbirds visting the f..."
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Hotel Desire Costa Rica (San Jose) Special Offer 7th Night Free
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#49 of 85 hotels in San Jose
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  • "Remote location offering privacy for rest, relaxation, romance or indulgence in a hedonistic lifestyle. The hotel personnel were very friendly and considerate. The manager arranged for guides to escor..."
  • "I were there with my couple for one week and we really had a great time. Very private hotel. Is a hotel for relaxing and forget about the daily stress day. The hotel personnel was just awesome people..."
PURE Condo Resort (Herradura) 4.0 of 5
#2 of 2 hotels in Herradura
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  • "Love this place. Lovely property, highly recommend it. Nice pools, gym, and beautifully maintained. Loved the kitchen, bedroom and all other amenities. Right on golf course too. Perfect for our f..."
  • "We stayed in a 3rd floor condo facing the bay - and it was absolutely top-of-the-line. High ceilings, big bathrooms, balconies facing the water - indescribably beautiful. You can rent a golf cart to..."
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Blue River Resort & Hot Springs (Rincon de La Vieja) 3.5 of 5 Special Offer $50 Credit
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#1 of 6 hotels in Rincon de La Vieja
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  • "Last 20 km into the hotel were horrible. And bring a raincoat, this is cloud tropical forest. Hotel is luxurious. Food & service good. Rooms spacious. Their photos on Internet are accurate. How they m..."
  • "If you finally manage to get there- the road doesn't deserve that name- it's worth it!! Staff is really caring and friendly, let them now what you'd like to do- it's being organised including a big sm..."
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Hotel Iquanazul (Playa Junquillal)
#3 of 4 hotels in Playa Junquillal
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  • "We visited the restaurant/bar at Iguanazul 3 times on our recent stay in the Junquillal area. What a beautiful place to just relax, have drinks and watch the sunset. Happy hour was 5-7 which we took a..."
  • "My husbnad and I have been coming to the Junquillal area every year since the 90's. The majority of the time we've stayed the the Iggy. A few times we tryed other places but the Iquanazul is the best ..."
Hotel Lavas del Arenal (La Fortuna de San Carlos) 2.5 of 5
#23 of 63 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
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  • "This is a quaint family run hotel. It is a few miles from La Fortuna, but convenient to the town and Arenal. The hotels rooms are basic, very clean with fresh white linens. The ground are very well ..."
  • "Enjoyed a perfect stay in this Gem of a place. Mario and his family attended to our needs each and every time we needed it. They were very helpful that we felt we were around family. The rooms were..."
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#2 of 3 hotels in Sardinal
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  • "I stayed at the Riu in Guanacaste (Staying at the Palace, the newer one) from January 9-14th and overall had a very good experience. To start, Costa Rica is a very beautiful country with lots to do a..."
  • "Good hotel, good room, was almost every day ready on time. Very good food in buffet, lots of choices, lots of fishes. Sushi very good at Asian. Very good water aerobics at 12 Very good coffee at t..."
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#2 of 3 hotels in Playa Avellanas
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  • "This is a well kept, well run, clean, and beautifully located facility. The pool is terrific (not heated, but beautiful once you are in!) and the beach is outstanding. The winds were very strong durin..."
  • "We just spent a week at the JW Marriott. The resort and service were excellent. The staff was very friendly and always available. Due to the low season the hotel was able to upgrade our room to a beau..."
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Shaka Beach Retreat (Santa Teresa) Travelers' Choice® 2015 Winner Bargain
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#8 of 25 hotels in Santa Teresa
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  • "Stayed at Shaka in 2013, and loved every minute of it. Super friendly staff, very relaxed vibe, clean rooms and a 2 minute walk to an uncrowded beach. We scored great waves for a week straight, and ha..."
  • "We spent the first half of our honeymoon at Shaka. I had never surfed before; my husband had, but needed a refresher. We picked Shaka based on the tripadvisor reviews, and we were not disappointed. ..."
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#1 of 2 hotels in El Roble
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  • "Excelent Hotel. The service was wonderful. They found out I was there for my anniversary and gave us a free sparkling wine. They went way far from what it was expected. Just wondered why they have so ..."
  • "My husband and I went with friends last week. What an amazing place! We had read reviews where people were complaining about various things. Believe me when i tell you that those people need to hav..."
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#3 of 4 hotels in Playa Potrero
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  • "Recently arrived back from the Villagio. FIrstly I would like to say a very big thank you to the manager for upgrading us to the superior villa! It was such a lovely surprise when we walked into t..."
  • "We had our own vehicle and the nearby the Villagio Flor is la Playa Penca is one of the best beaches - not crowded at all! We didn't use the pool or anything as we were at the beach the whole time we..."
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#7 of 7 hotels in Tambor
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#8 of 12 hotels in Playa Hermosa
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  • "My wife Nadine & I stay in Villas Sol at least two times a year./ It is convenient to the airport at Liberia (LIR) about 20 minutes away. Has really good security with guard gates on the main road and..."
  • "We got a great deal on this luxurious resort as it was offered as a choice on my friends time share. There were many positives and only some small negatives. The place was immaculate and very well k..."
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Hotel Montana de Fuego Resort & Spa (La Fortuna de San Carlos) 3.0 of 5 Special Price $35 off room rate
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#41 of 63 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
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  • "Strong points: great view with volcano right in front of you, large number of Costa Ricans, large rooms, expansive grounds, free thermal pools, massage on site, good swimming pool, close to the volcan..."
  • "As others have said, the bungalows are older but very clean. The bathroom was small but the shower was great. (Good water pressure and steady temps.) There is air conditioning here but it was rather l..."
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Florblanca Resort (Santa Teresa) 3.5 of 5
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#12 of 25 hotels in Santa Teresa
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  • "My husband and I spent 5 days at Florblanca in June as part of our two-part stay in Costa Rica. We spent the first 5 days in the Arenal region. Florblanca was LOVELY. We were so happy to arrive and se..."
  • "The banana bread breakfast dish was fabulous! We also enjoyed the lunch menu. We were able to try a few dishes for breakfast and lunch during our visit to Santa Teresa. We did not stay at the resort..."
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#34 of 68 hotels in Arenal Volcano National Park
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  • "The rooms where very well, clean & satisfactory. The team for all the attractions (canoopy, canyoning, rafting & Horse back riding) where very professional & consider to each person needed. for m..."
  • "Stayed there with my young daugther for 4 days. She wants to go back because it was as nice as Hawaii. Though we are not vegeterians we liked the food. The prices were about right. I read the other re..."
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Hotel Luz De Vida (Santa Teresa)
#23 of 25 hotels in Santa Teresa
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  • "Very artfully and tastefully done. It's all about relaxation in the rainforest - no TVs. New construction and super-friendly owner and staff (Argentinians). The place is up above the dust (very imp..."
  • "I stayed at Luz de Vida Nov/Dec 07 and had a really great time. There is a new manageress - Vanessa, who has really turned this place around - service was excellent, the property well maintained (the..."
Lost Iguana Resort & Spa (La Fortuna de San Carlos) 3.5 of 5 Travelers' Choice® 2015 Winner Top Hotels Special Offer Package Deal
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#11 of 63 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
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  • "We stayed in an upstairs room with Jacuzzi on the terrace. Room was big, bright and clean The view was terrific - even though the weather did not cooperate to see Arenal. Breakfast was all right wi..."
  • "This past Spring Break I visited Lost Iguana with two of my friends. I was beyond impressed with my visit there. The service was nothing short of extraordinary. Anything you needed the staff was mo..."
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#1 of 1 hotels in Aserri
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  • "The view is beautiful, the employees are so helpful, and the experience was amazing!!! If your looking for a nice, quite and peaceful area on the mountain, then I highly recommend. They also provide 2..."
  • "My wife and I stayed in the Jacuzzi suite for our anniversary, and this was our second visit to this hotel after having attended a wedding reception there a couple of years ago. Rooms are good, not s..."
Hotel Kokoro Arenal (La Fortuna de San Carlos) 3.5 of 5
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#20 of 63 hotels in La Fortuna de San Carlos
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  • "If you remember and appreciate the concept of 'customer service' and realize that the hotel staff is crucial to a memorable experience, then Kokoro is the place for you! Felico and Fernando, the duo t..."
  • "I was very impressed with the Kokoro Resort. The guest rooms are huge and have 4 large windows with tinted glass each on different walls. I liked the eco-design and use of timber. My room had a very c..."
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#1 of 3 hotels in Playa Panama
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  • "We had a bad experience 1/2 mile down the road at an overrated "Villas" place. This Resort was a true Resort with a laid back setting that smoothed our nerves after a disaster of four night at Villa ..."
  • "My boyfriend and I had the pleasure of staying at the Monarch for 10 days..We found what we were truly looking for in a beautiful modern villa overlooking Papagayo Bay .... nestled into the trees and ..."
Iguana Lodge (Puerto Jimenez) 3.5 of 5
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#4 of 15 hotels in Puerto Jimenez
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  • "Staying at Iguana Lodge, I've learned I can swing in a hammock watching parakeets all day. And what's wrong with that? Iguana Lodge was wonderful - try being just one of about 30 guests, rather than..."
  • "Loved the Iguana lodge for it's service and location. We stayed in the club rooms which are an updated hotel room above the restaurant. Good value, but restaurant and cleaning staff begin around 5:3..."
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Arenas del Mar Beachfront and Rainforest Resort, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica (Manuel Antonio National Park) 4.5 of 5 Travelers' Choice® 2015 Winner Top Hotels | Luxury | Best Service | Romance Special Offer Stay four - pay three
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#2 of 48 hotels in Manuel Antonio National Park
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  • "We have visited Arena Del Mar five times in the past five years and have had an excellent experience every time. The staff is exceptional in all respects and will help in any way possible. Spend som..."
  • "Just stayed at Arenas Del Mar in April 2009. The staff was extremely friendly and answered any questions we had. The golf cart staff helped us on our Spanish too (Thanks Victor). There are a few st..."
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Eco Lodge Resort & Hotel (Arenal Volcano National Park) 2.5 of 5
#51 of 68 hotels in Arenal Volcano National Park
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  • "We stayed here for a few nights and really enjoyed it, the only problem one might have is the fact that some rooms are near roosters that will wake you up early in the morning.. The pool was nice, it ..."
  • "Eco-lodge has beautiful views of the entire region, including Lake Arenal and Lake Cotter. The rooms are very comfortable with large windows overlooking a grassy plateau. The lodge itself is not clo..."
#1 of 1 hotels in San Luis
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  • "This was our second visit to university of Georgia campus. It's geared towards nature loving people rather than typical tourists. Rooms are simple and clean. Food is a self serve buffet. Don'..."
#7 of 19 hotels in Puntarenas
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