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Rancho Armadillo Estate

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed December 31, 2016

Our family of 4 stayed with Rick at his beautiful estate for 3 nights. We all enjoyed our relaxing time there - reading in the hammocks, swimming in the pool, eating the delicious breakfasts with the amazing view. All of Rick's recommendations were great - food, activities, etc. He is so kind and helpful and relaxed in sharing his amazing...

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La Grange, United States
Reviewed December 29, 2016

Privacy & tranquility, 2 words summing up our getaway to Playas del Coco & Rancho Armadillo! Rick was an outstanding host; it felt like staying with a friend. Of course having the entire hotel to ourselves was an added bonus! Rick's knowledge & suggestions on where & what to do fit our schedule perfectly. He was our own personal concierge...

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Nueva Guatemala
Reviewed December 20, 2016

Amazingly consistent, we have stayed here many times. This Hotel is always well maintained, and has the best host/property in the area. We stayed on December 8 and had a great meal prepared by the owner Rick, most definitely the best meal we had in the Coco area. Private, safe, and peaceful location.

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Anchorage, Alaska
Reviewed December 7, 2016

My wife and I were in Costa Rica for about 3 weeks -- in the mountains and on the beach. We left the beach and came to Rick's on a bit of a whim at the end of the trip and were very glad we did. It was the most relaxing few days of the entire trip. Rick's a great...

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Reviewed November 26, 2016

If you are looking for relaxing, intimate, clean, safe, family-friendly, authentic and memorable, then don't look any further. Rick took my family of 4 (2 adults, a 8 year old and 10 year old) in as if we were long-time family friends and instantly made us feel at home. Rick's limitless warmth and care is only rivaled by his pride...

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Berkeley, CA
Reviewed August 12, 2016

Rancho Armadillo is one of those hidden little getaways that is just lovely, relaxing and fun. It's 1 about mile from Coco Beach, which has the curse of lots of tourists and the blessing of lots of restaurants and the best gelato ever. Seriously. But how would we find that Gelato were it not for Rick, the owner of Rancho...

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Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

I can't say enough good things about Rick and his Rancho Armadillo Estate. My girlfriend and I went on a 9 day tour of Costa Rica and stayed at Rancho for two days. He helped us with our trip weeks before we left, days before we stayed, and during our stay. Rick genuinely loves sharing information about Coco and the...

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Raleigh, NC
Reviewed July 23, 2016

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,...

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Edmond, Oklahoma
Reviewed July 5, 2016

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...

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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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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“Deluxe suite has huge bathroom with cool shower and tub too.”
 of 5 bubbles Ernie_Valdez, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Great views, certain rooms easily accessible with others having quite a few stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles intuit09, Jul 23, 2016 | Read review
“The hotel only has 6 rooms. Don't go there to be in your room. Go there to enjoy the outdoors, Rick, and other travelers.”
 of 5 bubbles dz2d, Feb 8, 2016 | Read review
“If views are important, request rooms that are located the farthest away from the Owner's cottage.”
 of 5 bubbles mayerjack, Jan 6, 2016 | Read review
“Not all the rooms have views. Ask for the ones furthest from the parking lot.”
 of 5 bubbles nickpap66, Apr 9, 2015 | Read review
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