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La Ponderosa Beach and Jungle Resort

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  • Excellent84%
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  • Average0%
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“laid back”(6 reviews)
“hiking trails”(4 reviews)
“pura vida”(7 reviews)
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All reviewslaid backhiking trailspura vidacosta ricatoucan roomping pong tableitalian restauranttide poolsair conditioned roomthis place is amazingexcellent hostsscreened in porchhorseback ridingminute walkheaven on earthworld classquiet beach
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Reviewed May 16, 2018

A little bit of heaven by the ocean in Pavones. We can't wait to come back and stay longer next time at La Ponderosa. We really appreciated all the personal touches at this hotel and all the love and effort that has been put into...More

Thank lesshaze
Response from pavones, Owner at La Ponderosa Beach and Jungle ResortResponded May 18, 2018

Thanks for your thoughtful review and recommendation.. La Ponderosa is a labor of love and I'm pleased to hear that it shows. Hope to see you again. pura vida, Angela

Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

I spend 4 days in total in Pavones and when I went to visit some friends at The Ponderosa I run into my hotel and I check out as quik is possible and I move because this place is amazing the owner super cool mellow...More

Thank B00sA
Response from pavones, Owner at La Ponderosa Beach and Jungle ResortResponded May 18, 2018

I am happy to hear that you and your son enjoyed staying at La Ponderosa. Kids love our pool (and adults too)! Thanks for your review and compliments. We hope to see you again soon. pura vida, Angela

Reviewed March 27, 2018

Beautiful setting across the street from the beach. Simply elegant, clean and affordable. The people there are nice and if you are a surfer you will be in heaven. I will definitely be back. Highly recommended.

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Response from pavones, Owner at La Ponderosa Beach and Jungle ResortResponded May 18, 2018

Thanks for your review and recommendation! We hope to see you again. pura vida, Angela

Reviewed March 13, 2018

La Pondersosa is turly the essence of Pura Vida. The coffee is ready to turn-on for the early morning surfers who need their coffee fix before hitting the surf . The large lounge area for eating and relaxing is very accommodating and a great place...More

Thank Rosalie82015
Response from pavones, Owner at La Ponderosa Beach and Jungle ResortResponded March 14, 2018

Thanks for the great review and recommendation. I am so glad that you make use of the trails and enjoy seeing the wildlife that lives on and around the property. Pura Vida, Pura Pavones, Pura Pondersosa! Hope to see you again next year. Angela

Reviewed January 6, 2018

This quiet beach town is just what we needed after a hectic holiday season! La Ponderosa was the perfect place to stay - with all the amenities we needed -- including delicious meals to order and great recommendations about great local things to do and...More

Thank TravelingWeiricks
Response from pavones, Owner at La Ponderosa Beach and Jungle ResortResponded March 14, 2018

It is a perfect place to unwind, relax and just get away for a bit. I'm glad you were comfortable and enjoyed the area during your stay. Hope to see you again! Pura Vida, Angela

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Pool
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Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Free Parking
Breakfast Available
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Air Conditioning
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$122 - $281 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Price range
$122 - $281 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites
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