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“Beautiful location to relax!” 5 of 5 stars
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Hotel Amor de Mar
Apartado 24 Cobano, Montezuma, Costa Rica   |  
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Ranked #4 of 19 Hotels in Montezuma
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“Beautiful location to relax!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

We really enjoyed our 3-day-stay at Hotel Amor de Mar! The hotel is located directly at the ocean. Directly there it is more like rocks, but the beach is only a 5 minute walk away. You can relax directly at the hotel in beach chairs and hammocks with a beautiful view of the ocean!

Our room was clean and decorated with beautiful little detailing! Not only did it have a fan but also AC.

The first day there was a breakfast buffet, which was delicious. They had homemade bread, marmalade, eggs, yoghurt, fresh fruits, juices, tee, coffee, avocado,...
The other morning we ordered from the menu, which was delicious as well!
There is no restaurant and dinner at the hotel directly, just breakfast, which was not included in the room price though.

What I really liked since I forgot to take a book with me was that they had books and magazines there!
They also have Wifi.

It is a small, beautiful, charming little hotel where you can totally relax! I recommend it 100%!

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013 via mobile

The hotel is located on the beach of montezuma. The rooms are wonderful, big enough and with A/C and the staff is wonderfull! I really love the setting here- across from the ocean on a hammock. A really charming and special place - and it is the off season now

  • Stayed September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

Hotel Amor de Mar was our first stop in Costa Rica for our honeymoon. It was quiet, low key, and pretty close to paradise. We had room number 4 which was sort of above the dining area and had spectacular views of the ocean. The staff had sprinkled petals on our bed with a heart and our initials. It was such a nice touch.

The property was lined with several chairs and hammocks for relaxing. The beach is rocky, so not really a place to hang out/swim but the tide pool "swimming pool" was amazing. The water was clear and I'd guess about 7 feet deep. Spent a morning hopping in and out as the waves came in and it was awesome.

Food was delicious and fresh. We had at least 3 meals there and were pleased every time. The staff was friendly. Carla took special care to introduce herself and speak to us our first morning in town. Amor de Mar does not have dinner but we ate at Restaurant Artistas a short walk down the road. Really really great dinner right on the beach.

Amor de Mar was a wonderful hotel. I would definitely highly recommend it to anybody travelling to Montezuma. Not sure if I would recommend Montezuma, itself though :).

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

We were very happy we had booked ahead since the couple that arrive before us had to be dissapointed since the hotel was fully booked. We stayed in room 10 which was lovely (excellent bathroom that was just rennovated) and offered a great view over the garden and the ocean.
When we walked into Montezuma town we were extremely happy we decided to stay a little bit outside of town (10 min walk) as the town looked a bit "loud".
Make sure to check out Cabo Blanco N.P. when you are in the area.

Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013 via mobile

A nice hotel a 5 minute walk out of town. The bathrooms are lovely and the rooms are completely wooden which can be quite dark.

The hotel serves a reasonable breakfast but this is not included in the price.

The outside was ok but the 'pool' was not one you could swim in as it is surrounded by rocks. It's more of a rock pool.

The hammocks were lovely in the afternoons and the waterfall is right opposite which is very convenient.

Ok but nothing to write home about.

  • Stayed August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013 via mobile

We stayed for a week at Amor de Mar, and really enjoyed the calm, relaxed atmosphere. The location is perfect, just a few minutes walk from the centre of Montezuma. In our opinion, the best location in Montezuma. We stayed in room 5, and had a beautiful view of the ocean and the well-kept garden. The breakfast was by far the best we have had in a long time! Mostly healthy options. The staff was super friendly, and gave us advice on activities. Best experience was surfing with Guillermo, he took us to an amazing point break.

Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013 via mobile

Our last few days were spent at this gorgeous hotel which was the highlight of our trip. Quaint, quiet and romantic, this little gem was perfect for relaxing. The staff are wonderful and the grounds are beautiful, with the sounds & sights of nature making this a truly special place to stay. Highly recommend.

  • Stayed July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Hotel Amor de Mar

Address: Apartado 24 Cobano, Montezuma, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Montezuma
Amenities:
Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Montezuma
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 11
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Amor de Mar is located on the Pacific Ocean next to the river in Montezuma. Planted in a natural paradise, a few miles from the Cabo Blanco National Park. Our hotel offers 9 cozy and individually styled rooms and two beach villas, Casa Luna and Casa Sol, overlooking the Pacific Ocean. All the rooms have A/C, private bathroom with hot water and a some rooms have a mini fridge. The beach villas are fully equipped but NOT A/C. All the rooms and beach villas have a safe deposit box and WiFi is available in the hotel property. The hotel is within a five minute walk from the picturesque beach town of Montezuma at the tip of the Nicoya Peninsula in Costa Rica, Central America. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Amor De Mar Puntarenas
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