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Hotel Nirvana by the Sea

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Rochefort en Terre, France
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Yolanda will make you feel very welcome and give you lots of information about the local area. The beach is almost on the doorstep although the hotel is located out of the town. The free loan of bikes makes getting around easy and fun.

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Mannheim, Germany
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the new part of the Nirvana by the sea - Lodge. This was very clean, confortable and functional. The better place in Cahuita....and one of the best we found in Costa Rica. But most outstanding was the very friendly owner couple (Sepp & Yolanda) who helped us a lot - advice, excellent travel tour recommendations, and even a...

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed December 9, 2016

I loved staying at the Cabinas Nirvana by the sea. The couple that runs the ecolodge is very accommodating and made the experience one of our best in Costa Rica. When you arrive Sepp will greet you at the gate, verify who you are and open the gate to this wonderful escape. The place is small and intimate when you...

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Germany
Reviewed September 13, 2016

We, a german couple, stayed there for 2 days. It is a really nice, clean and quiet place - with a lot of nice details (free coffee, free bikes, hammocks..) and a very very friendly owner couple. Absolutely recommendable!! Puneh&Timo

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Paris, France
Reviewed August 23, 2016

Stayed here 1 week ago. Yolanda and her husband are really nice and helpful. Rooms are just so big and personnal terrace handsome... Special mention for Hummacks ! :-) Cutest detail : Kyla, Leonardo and Da Vinci !

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Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

We had five very good days there. The buildings are pretty, and as we had to switch rooms several times due to the place being quite busy, we used four rooms (we had separate room from our teens) which were all pretty and clean, with mosquito nets, and comfy bedding and (at least access to) a coffee machine (free coffee)...

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Pembrokeshire
Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

Lovely place to stay. Owners are very helpful and give good advice on activities. We had a room with an outdoor kitchen and dining it was lovely to cook our own food after 2 weeks of eating out. Accommodation spotless and very good housekeeping service, free coffee provided. Free use of bikes which was really helpful. Only negative was that...

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Portalon, Costa Rica
Reviewed June 3, 2016

I’m writing this review so that everyone looking for a Hotel in Cahuita is aware that there are 2 places side by side with almost the same name. As I arrived in Cahuita, I’ve heard from local people that the owners from Hotel Nirvana by the Sea, after administrating the now Cabinas Nirvana Ecologe under the name of Cabinas Nirvana...

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Colorado
Reviewed May 19, 2016

Our visit to this locally owned hotel was one of the best parts of our trip. I can't rave enough about the level of service and hospitality we received. My husband and I arrived at the Cahuita bus station without a clue as to where the hotel was- the owner was in the area and nice enough to pick us...

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Frankfurt am Main
Reviewed May 7, 2016

First of all: make sure to book the right accomodation because there are 2 places in Cahuita with a similar name but only one of them is the real Nirvana! We didn't had any issues because of that but we heard of other travellers being dissapointed when realising that they went to the wrong place. The Nirvana where we have...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nice and cozy Nirvana by the Sea is a small charming hotel located in Cahuita just 2 minutes from the beach and within 15 minutes walking distance from the Cahuita National Park main entrance in Cahuita. Puerto Viejo is only 30 minutes away. We have rooms and apartments that sleep between 2 to 4 people, same on the ground floor and some on the top floor. The bright rooms are comfortable and decorated with European attention to details and feature private bathroom with hot water shower, closet, mosquito nets over the beds and windows, fan and room safe. The superior rooms are equipped with refrigerator and coffeemaker and the apartments has a kitchen. All accommodations have their own entrance, a private porch with hammock and view to the nice garden where monkeys, sloths, birds and butterflies share our daily routine. We offer our clients personalized attendance, private parking, Wi-Fi, daily room cleaning and laundry service. Credit cards are not accepted. For entertainment and good food, just in front of the beach, you will find several Restaurants that offer breakfast and Caribbean specialties. For your convenience we can assist you in German, French, English, Portuguese and Spanish with information about popular touristic places and interesting sightseeing. If you are looking for peaceful and private accommodation, we are sure you can find it by visiting us. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Nirvana by the Sea

Address: Entr Playa Negra | 100m west from Reggae Bar, Cahuita 70403, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Cahuita
Price Range: $39 - $60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Hotel Nirvana By The Sea Costa Rica/Cahuita
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Cahuita
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Cahuita
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“Cheap doblerooms from 30 dollars per room. Very good!”
 of 5 bubbles TiPuTravel, Sep 13, 2016 | Read review
“All are good rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles mbraganca, Jun 3, 2016 | Read review
“Get a cabin by the pool”
 of 5 bubbles 598jeffs598, Jan 20, 2016 | Read review
“The rooms in the back have a tree where you can view a sloth.”
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 of 5 bubbles andi0ne, Dec 22, 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are great.”
 of 5 bubbles Berniehara, Apr 16, 2015 | Read review
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