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“Off the beaten path, Pura Vida” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Santuary Resort and Spa

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Santuary Resort and Spa
Playa Azul Marbella, Santa Cruz, Costa Rica   |  
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Ranked #1 of 5 Santa Cruz B&B and Inns
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“Off the beaten path, Pura Vida”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2009

This place is beautiful. July is rainy season in Costa Rica but I had great weather while there. The Santuary is off the beaten path literally. You have to drive on several dirt roads to get to the resort. My friends and I loved it. It's far from any night life so don't expect it. It's a great resort to get away from the concrete jungle and really appreciate the splendor of a real jungle. There are only 2 restaurants on the property but food was excellent. There's a tour desk there as well. I recommend the Arenal Tour and the Canopy Tour, both were great. The beach has black sand and pretty big waves.

  • Stayed July 2007, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Additional Information about Santuary Resort and Spa

Address: Playa Azul Marbella, Santa Cruz, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Santa Cruz
Bar / Lounge Beach Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
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Ranked #1 of 5 B&Bs / Inns in Santa Cruz
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 20
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