My stay here has been one of the best hotel experiences in memory. The hotel is extremely well maintained, right on the beach and the property is covered in tropical plants and trees. Mangos literally fall onto your doorstep. The beach is basically deserted and the waves are very big at times so really fun to watch. The staff are all very nice and helpful.
The rooms are extremely comfortable and very clean. We stayed in two different rooms and both were excellent.
The area is safe and nobody hassles you when you're out. We had beach fires at night and cooked our dinners over the fire while watching the most amazing lightning storms out at sea.
Mostly we just drank champagne under a palm tree in the days and watched the waves coming and going.
If you like dogs you'll really enjoy the ones living around the hotel. They'll follow you on your beach walks and hang out with you if you want them to. This really added to the charm. The hotel also has dogs which are very well cared for and pleasant to have around.
We intended to stay just one night but ended up spending almost all week and didn't want to leave. Anyone looking for a true Costa Rican beach experience would be making a great choice by staying here.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Clandestino Beach Resort is a Beachfront boutique hotel, located in the Central Pacific region of Costa Rica, on a beautiful and wild beach sprinkled with coconut trees along 10 km of in Palo Seco Beach. The hotel is located at about 20 km from Quepos and 45 km. from Jaco next to the magnificent Manuel Antonio National Park. The highway from San Jose is in very good conditions, leading the guests on a two hour drive through an incredible landscape with several different microclimates and a very diverse flora and fauna. Visitors can enjoy the beauty of the area, the sounds of nature, the tropical breeze, the wildlife and of course also get to know the local culture and people. The hotel has 12 luxury rooms, designed in natural tones and built with local materials such as Teak wood structures, Royal Palm leaf roofs, natural stone bathrooms, and bamboo ceilings, terraces and furniture. We offer you 4 rooms with king size beds and 8 rooms with two queen size beds each (all rooms have TV, Free WIFI, A/C, ceiling fans, hair dryers and hot water). For your safety our hotel has security cameras and night watchmen. The hotel also features a large, turtle-shaped swimming pool facing the ocean, Jacuzzi, a waterfall, and a water mirror for sunbathing, all surrounded by lush gardens, green iguanas, wonderful birds, sloths, funny capuchin monkeys that come to the hotel from the Mangrove. It is in every sense a dream come true. The unique and beautiful restaurant features an ocean view and serves international and local dishes that appease even the most demanding connoisseurs of gourmet cuisine. In the cozy bar you will be able to enjoy a variety of delicious tropical cocktails, play pool and table tennis or just lay back and enjoy your stay. All of this with an exclusive atmosphere and good music. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Clandestino Beach Resort Costa Rica/Parrita