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Hotel El Manglar

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Palm Beach Estates, Playa Grande, Costa Rica
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Groningen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

The hotel looks great. There's a swimming pool, hammocks and palm trees all over the place. The beach is nearby. The rooms are nice and clean. The service is great, they helped us with everything we wanted to know. Only thing is we didn't have airco and there's no breakfast included. But for breakfast you can go the a nearby... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015 via mobile

Great place to stay. Far enough away from the tourist hub of Tamarindo but close enough to walk to the town for food/drinks/shopping. Literally 2 minutes from the beach which is beautiful. Rooms are a good size with decent facilities. Pool and cooking areas are good.

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Barrie, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

Last week my friends and I had a trip of a life time! We owe that experience to the amazing staff at El Manglar. A big group of us flew down to Playa Grande to see our close friends get married and El Manglar was incredibly accommodating to our rowdy group. From the moment we booked, Ariel and others were... More 

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Thorold, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

TVFirst I would like to thank the amazing staff at the Manglar for one of the greatest vacations I have ever been on. We came to Costa Rica for a wedding however we found a second home. The staff and locals could not be more amazing, making it feel like home, only in paradise! Everything you need is here, pool,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

We stayed from Sep 23 to 25, low season is always better not only to save money but cause the place was empty and I prefer lonely places. Literally the place was empty only about 4 more guests staying plus the hotel employees and some visitors. We selected standard accomodation, 3 beds, fridge, no A/C.The room is nicer than some... More 

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Thank Noelia V
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

I can't say enough good things about this place! The staff was great, the villas we're beautiful and location- out of this world! We had a one bedroom that was lovely. The pool is open 24hrs! It's is pretty remote, but that's what we like! Don't expect a full service resort- if you want that head to flamingo! If you... More 

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Thank Nurse L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015 via mobile

Can't say enough good things about our week long stay at the "El Manglar". The hotel itself is just beautiful ! Just a couple 100 meter walk through a gorgeous jungle trail and your on Playa Grande beach. Surf was awesome and so were our hosts. Very friendly,as it seems all Costa Ricans are, and made us feel so comfortable.... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

I stay at the Manglar around 3 times a year for the last 3 years. It's located in a REALLY LOVELY & BEST BEACH EVER seen in my life. The best part is that is located 100m from the beach with private way to it and is locate in a not bussy part of the beach, which is pretty nice... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

This place was perfect! 1 minute walk to the long and beautiful Playa Grande! The room was big and the bed comfortable. A little market and 2 restaurants are 2 minutes walk away! The owner gave us a surf class, this day was perfect! If i go back to Costa Rica, i'll clearly visite this place again!

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Great relaxed Hotel - beach is a 2 minute walk through the trees - it's enormous. Great sunsets on the beach. Hotel has a lovely pool and chilled out atmosphere. While I was there, no cafe/food was available but there is a shop nearby and nice places for dining out. Some ants in our villa - in the kitchen area.... More 

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Greetings, Thanks for choosing our hotel to enjoy your Holidays! We hope your experience was unique in the Hotel El Manglar! For our entire team is very important to satisfied our guest! Pura Vida Federico de Mezerville Manager More 

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