We had read about Amor de Mar before taking the Ferry from our home in Playa Hermosa,Puntarenas in South Pacific coastal area but did not make a reservation.We arrived to find a magnificent rocky coast, like Maine Seacoast with warm water,fumes and all. Montezuma has a rich Tico-German-Swiss culture and the bread at Amor de Mar was heavenly- thick crusted,freshly baked. We fell into Room 9 - no a/c but great fans of which we only needed one- the corner first floor room with two large picture windows open to the river which the waterfall has fallen into and the front large window with a panoramic view of the craggy rocks,beautifully planted grounds,natural tidal pool,hammocks,tucked away private sitting areas, the hotel so funky and beautiful and warm and inviting. Pristine. Great shower. Breakfast is not included and food in Montezuma is not as cheap as in other places in Costa Rica but it was always exceptional and delicious. Be sure to know that you get in line for the ferry and the plastic "ticket" you are handed you then take to the ticket window and gets you car and driver,any other passenger is a walk on - but the ferry ride was wonderful! A way out of the way trip to a hotel that is Paradise!
don't be afraid to go without a/c on the ocean side here!
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