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New York City, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

Nice small hotel with individual cabins and an infinity pool on top of a hill with incredible views of the ocean. All the personal were super nice, especially the owners Zene and Henner. Really helpful when we need any advice about where to go to the beach or to have dinner. They know all the best places around. We enjoyed... More 

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Mansonville, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016 via mobile

Picture perfect setting, great food drinks and kind hosts. Even if you don't have a 4 wheel drive it is worth the hike. Nothing less than fabulous!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Los cocos too!!! Stay well zene and henner, hope to visit again in a richer life, LOL! ☀️ Alison

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Potton, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016 via mobile

Visited Crystal Azul with clients while on a cycling tour of the nicoya peninsula with Freewheeling adventures. I must say that our stay at Crystal Azul was truly the highlight of our tour. This secluded hill top retreat was spectacular in every way. Our hostess Zene and her husband Henner were friendly and attentive. The food prepared by their chef... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016 via mobile

I like to think of this place as a destination address. This is very much a boutique hotel, so it is tailored for you. To see the sunset from the infinity pool is truly an experience you will not forget soon. The staff are friendly, the food is amazing and the owners have a wonderful collection of very friendly dogs,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016 via mobile

Lovely spot, great views great hostess, great breakfast. it's worth the effort to drive there, one hour on dirt roads. Miles of deserted pristine beach, beautiful sea for swimming. This place is VERY private and literally of a very beaten track. Rooms a functional.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016

My husband Joey and I had the chance to meet Henner and Zene Morales at their restaurant on the beach (amazing fish tacos by the way) and they were nice enough to invite us to Cristal Azul for some breakfast the next day. Honestly, Cristal Azul is what dreams are made of. It's a slice of paradise with an amazing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2016

Our family (2 college age children) spent Christmas and New Years Eve 2015 at Cristal Azul and it was all we could have hoped for-- quiet, unplugged relaxation, but with all the amenities we needed. Zene and Henner can help you plan your days with local and interesting activities, and they serve up beautiful meals, as much or as little... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

The first words that came out of our mouths when we get out of the car once arrived at Cristal Azul, after a rough driving day on the dusty road between mal Pais and Playa san Miguel, were .. WOW The view from the parking, from the bungalow, from the bar area, from the infinite pool, well, from everywhere, is... More 

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Cole Camp, Missouri
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

We arrived after dark and were greeted by the most friendly, warmest couple to ever run a bed and breakfast - Henner and Zene. While we were way past the normal dining time, they didn't hesitate to serve us a delicious dinner of fresh fish and fresh vegetables. The next morning we woke up and were greeted with one of... More 

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Marblehead, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

Can't go wrong in this beautiful spot. If you are looking to stay in a spot with the most breathtaking view, amazing hosts that know everything about their country, lovely private rooms with outdoor showers, monkeys howling in the morning, an infinity pool that looks out to the ocean, incredible food and cocktails too all made from the freshest local... More 

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  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cristal Azul Boutique Retreat offers discerning travelers a perfect touch of luxury off the beaten path. Stunning views and simple elegance await the adventurous spirit looking for the ultimate in privacy, comfort and tranquility in a pristine and remote tropical setting. Private Chef, Farm to Table/Mar a Mesa Typical Cuisine. 4WD and love of adventure required! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cristal Azul

Address: Norte Entrada de Residencias San Miguel 1KM, Playa San Miguel 50906, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa San Miguel
Price Range: $130 - $254 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Cristal Azul 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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Also Known As:
Cristal Azul Hotel Playa San Miguel
Cristal Azul Costa Rica/Playa San Miguel
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