If you want a perfectly appointed cottage, great view of the mostly secluded beach and wonderful hosts Mother Dear is for you! From the moment we arrived we felt at home. From our morning walks on the beach to our evenings on the porch, we enjoyed every moment. The town of Puerto Viejo is a small cab ride away and offers great food and entertainment. If you are lucky you can catch the band play at Lazy Mon with a very special singer! I do not come across many places where the reviews are so favourable and Mother Dear deserves every positive review. The other places we stayed in Costa Rica did not compare to all that Mother Dear offers and we will certainly be back soon. Send a note to Jimmy early as this place books quickly and rightly so. Look no further if you are planning a visit to Puerto Viejo!