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Somis, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room was large. King bed, very comfortable. The bathroom was amazing. Rock sink, and shower. Double occupancy spa bathtub. The view is outrageous from the bar. Everyone was nice, Michael helped me find the place. Waze took us down roads we couldn't get to in our small rental car. I recommend a 4x4.

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MikeJes, Manager at Castillo de Pavones, responded to this review

Thanks Michele for staying with us, it was our pleasure to host you. Good luck to you on your property search in Costa Rica. I am grateful for the review and that you thought our place was beautiful. We do recommend a 4x4 if traveling to Pavones, we do have gravel roads here, but once here it is an enchanting... More 

Napa, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

Michael and Jessica are extremely nice and really enjoy meeting new people! They can accommodate any of your needs and provide you one of the best left waves in the world. I have property in Costa Rica and still choose to stay here!

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MikeJes, Manager at Castillo de Pavones, responded to this review

Thanks Nick, love having you down. Look forward to seeing you and Jana when you return. Thanks again for the Review and hope all is great for you both. Pura Vida, M&J More 

Finland
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

Our family, 2 adults and 2 children, stayed 6 nights at Castillo. The location was convenient to explore the area. We did day trips to Punta Banco, Zancudo and of course spent time in Pavones. The views are excellent and the staff is very nice and made us feel welcome. Given the context of Pavones, this is probably the best... More 

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MikeJes, Manager at Castillo de Pavones, responded to this review

Thanks Laura for a wonderful review. We enjoyed having you and your family stay with us and enjoy all the wonders that Pavones has to offer. Beto is amazing for his knowledge and making of chocolate. Hope to see you all on your next trip to the Southern Zone. Pura Vida, M&J More 

Carlsbad, California
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

Been to this gem a few times the last couple weeks for sunset and drinks. Luis the bartender is very friendly, makes great drinks and very well spoken in English and Spanish. The facility is beautiful ! With lots of open seating, wood finishing and chandeliers. The View is Amazing from all levels, but the top deck takes the cake,... More 

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MikeJes, Manager at Castillo de Pavones, responded to this review

Thanks Chad for the review and the compliment of Luis our Bartender, this is a truly amazing place in Pavones. We have just started the appetizers back and have started with the Buffalo Wings and Hamburgers. We will be exploring more when we have a full time chef. Thanks again for the review and look forward to seeing you guys... More 

Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

I really enjoyed my stay here. The staff was friendly and helpful, the free breakfast was really good and the rooftop bar was really cool. I did not care for the room, however. The castle-style furniture and room design was very cold and odd and the giant bathtub took hours to fill. The room also smelled distinctly like chemicals. I... More 

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MikeJes, Manager at Castillo de Pavones, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are so happy that you enjoyed our breakfasts and our Left-Break Lounge. We apologize for the chemical smell. We like to be thorough with our cleaning. We love that you were able to enjoy the Jacuzzi tub, however they are quite large to accommodate two individuals and the water supply here in Costa Rica... More 

Porto Alegre, RS
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

It was an amazing time at Castillo de Pavones. Great hotel, with a lot of confort, stunning views, very good breakfast and a really nice staff. The bedroom is super big and well decorated. I hope to come back as soon as possible.

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MikeJes, Manager at Castillo de Pavones, responded to this review

Thanks Diego, we enjoyed having you during your stay in Pavones. Thanks for the review, you are welcome back anytime. Be safe in your travels. Pura Vida, M&J More 

san jose
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

perfect combination of nature - comfort and of course surfing! great staff, great location, amazing rooms! i highly recommend this place for couples or larger groups that want to enjoy pure nature & the beauty of costa rica!

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MikeJes, Manager at Castillo de Pavones, responded to this review

Thanks Lukas for the review. Glad you enjoyed your stay and hope the rest of your trip goes well too. Look forward to seeing you both back here on your next trip. Pura Vida, M&J More 

Tacoma, Washington
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

My wife and I stayed for two weeks and loved every minute of it! The grounds are incredibly well maintained, the room was fantastic and the staff was incredible. Mike and Jessica went above and beyond to make our stay very memorable. The room was very comfortable, with excellent air conditioning, great bathroom, good TV and internet. Breakfasts' were an... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

Loved this place. Amazing ocean views in a peaceful area with animals all around. The rooms were top notch and so was the staff. They really went out of their way tp take care of us. The mangers Mike and Jessica were super accommodating to us extending even though the main hotel was full. I did private yoga with Jessica... More 

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MikeJes, Manager at Castillo de Pavones, responded to this review

Thank you Kelsea and Mike for a great review. We appreciate it very much. Jes had a great time doing yoga and getting to know you. Glad Mike got to enjoy the surfing that Pavones is known for. Hope to see you both soon. Pura Vida M&J More 

Boston
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

Made a last min booking and was very pleased with the accommodations. Internet was great. Proximity to the first peak was reasonable for a pre dawn walk. Staff was very friendly. Breakfast every morning was perfect for a post surf session.

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MikeJes, Manager at Castillo de Pavones, responded to this review

Thanks so much for staying with us Chris and glad to hear you had a great time. Appreciate the compliment on our staff. I know they work hard. See you when you return. Pura Vida!! More 

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Castillo de Pavones is the perfect place to be in Paradise. Located in SW Costa Rica near the Panamanian border, the Castillo is located in the quiet town of Pavones. We are a jungle castle offering massive suites, most of which have spectacular ocean views. Here, you can enjoy fantastic ocean views and your 2-person jacuzzi tub and king size orthopedic bed. Enjoy our glass-enclosed restaurant and lounge, offering world cuisine restaurant. A five-minute walk down the hill brings you to the ocean, river, and directly in front of the beginning of the longest left break wave in the world. A ten-minute walk brings you to the center of town. We can book your boat trip to Matapalo for surfing, fishing, snorkeling. Horseback riding, private guided hikes and canopy tours can also be arranged through the Castillo. Walk to the river, or just relax all day at the Castillo, wandering from window to window, taking in the breathtaking 360 degree views from our 3rd, 4th, and 5th level restaurant, bar and lounge. Castillo de Pavones offers the Guaymi Indian Reserve, and the famous Tiskita Jungle Lodge. Castillo de Pavones has four large, private luxury suites for rent daily/weekly/monthly. We are service-oriented, and pride ourselves on paying attention you every detail of your Costa Rican adventure vacation. Full made to order all you can eat breakfast and drinks in the morning delivered to your suite or enjoyed up in our famous 360° Leftbreak Lounge. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Castillo de Pavones

Address: 500 Meters Sur de Super Rio Claro | ., Pavones 60704, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Pavones
Price Range: $145 - $180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Castillo de Pavones 3.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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