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Raleigh, NC
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My family of 5- me, my wife and daughters- 11 months, 5 years, and 8 years, just got back from a 6 night stay at Rancho Armadillo under the care of the great Rick Vogel. I can't even begin to describe the awesome time we had at the ranch! Rick thinks of everything, is the most hospitable and friendly individual,... More 

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Edmond, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family of 5 completed an eight night stay at Rancho Armadillo and it was outstanding! Rick, the owner worked with us by email for a year and helped plan our itinerary. We contacted him a year in advance and he answered each email promptly and helped us plan our rental car, excursions to white water rafting, river floats, trips... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Rick was a great host and had lots of suggestions for us - he was happy to organise things and help us plan our trip! The location is great - a 20 minute drive from Liberia Airport and the pool/hang out area was great to lounge about in our free time! Loved staying here!

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Shaker Heights, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

Visiting Rancho Armadillo was a once in a lifetime experience. My husband had been corresponding with the owner, Rick for several months as Rick had many suggestions from our room picks at his estate to the many attractions that we would be most interested in visiting. He guided us with the best car rentals, restaurants, day trips and local trips... More 

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Olds, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I returned to Rancho Armadillo in April - this time with our three kids. It was as wonderful as the first time three years ago. Rick genuinely cares and is interested in you enjoying your holiday. He is a fabulous host - willing to help with anything. He goes above and beyond. I would only stay here... More 

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Woodbine, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

Just to be clear, the detail that makes Rancho Armadillo Estate perfecto is the proprietor, Rick. The hotel is beautiful, with many special details, but Rick makes all of those details come together. He makes his guests feel more like a welcome guest coming for a visit, rather than a customer. The estate is divided into guest room areas and... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Rancho Armadillo in late November 2015 and again a few weeks later in December. We have previously traveled throughout Costa Rica, and it is our favorite destination from all of our travels throughout the world. We have never found an owner or employee who was more accommodating and helpful in all of our travels. We are in... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

We spent a week at Rancho Armadillo. The owner, Rick, made it a special and comfortable time. It is hard to say enough about his interest and desire to make you comfortable on the estate and have the best time possible in Costa Rica. We loved the open area for dining and socializing. It is small so everyone has a... More 

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Brookline, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

Our two teen age daughters, my wife and I spent 6 nights at Rancho Armadillo and we were extremely pleased with our experience! The property is located approximately 5-10 minutes by car/ taxi to the town of Playas del Cocos and perhaps a 30 minute walk to the beach. The inn consists of several one story buildings containing a total... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

Rancho Armadillo really could be renamed Rick's place. The owner, Rick, is there to help you during your stay and everyone in town seems to know him. We stayed here for 10 days and had a wonderful time. There is a lovely swimming pool and lots of wildlife on your doorstep. Once raccoons stole our granddaughter's feeding spoons, which we... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rancho Armadillo Estate, a small private mountainside estate overlooking the Gulf of Papagayo. The estate is perfect for couples, families or groups. Our guests feel like they're coming to visit friends who have a really nice place to stay. Our knowledge of Costa Rica ensures our guests experience the best Costa Rica has to offer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rancho Armadillo Estate

Address: Playas del Coco, Playas del Coco 5019, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playas del Coco
Price Range: $170 - $200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Rancho Armadillo Estate Hotel Playas Del Coco
Rancho Armadillo Estate Costa Rica/Playas Del Coco
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