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Hotel Nirvana by the Sea

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sepp and Yolanda run a wonderful small hotel a minute from the beach, bars, restaurants and a small grocery store. Friendly and welcoming, they both go the extra mile to make guests welcome, including providing feee lifts to the bus station. Rooms are cosy and well equipped with all amenities, including outside hammock space. Free bicycles are a bonus too!...

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Reviewed February 16, 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed at this hotel for just one night and had such a great experience. So friendly owners who were both helpfull with transport from and to the busstation and answering every question we had. Definitely worth visiting!

Thank Signe K
Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

We stayed in number 10, an apartment on the ground floor with a big bedroom, spacious kitchen and a clean bathroom with hot water in the shower. We also had a nice outdoor area with a hammock and big table where we had our breakfasts. The coffee is on the house, one of the many generous gestures that makes Nirvana...

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Reviewed February 11, 2017 via mobile

I stayed one night in Nirvana by the Sea. On the positive side I must say the place is quite clean overall. However the photos on the site lead you to believe that it is directly on a beautiful beach with golden sand. This is not true, you have to walk for almost an hour to reach that beautiful beach,...

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Rochefort en Terre, France
Reviewed January 16, 2017 via 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 January 5, 2017

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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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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • 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: $29 - $68 (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!”
TiPuTravel, Sep 13, 2016 | Read review
“All are good rooms.”
mbraganca, Jun 3, 2016 | Read review
“Get a cabin by the pool”
598jeffs598, Jan 20, 2016 | Read review
“The rooms in the back have a tree where you can view a sloth.”
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andi0ne, Dec 22, 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are great.”
Berniehara, Apr 16, 2015 | Read review
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