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Mother Dear Ocean Cottages

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Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed April 14, 2015

Mother Dear exceeded our expectations. Our five-day romantic getaway was idyllic. The proximity of the beautiful cabins to the beach combined with the scenic views from our balcony hammocks made us never want to leave, so much so that we often chose to cook our own meals there, foregoing the many excellent restaurants just minutes away. We spent much of...

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Long Island, NY
Reviewed April 13, 2015

This is our second stay at Mother Dear in less than 6 months. Our first stay was so perfect that we couldn't wait to come back. We stayed 8 glorious nights in the most comfy king bed, falling asleep to the sound of crashing waves right outside our door. You don't even need to leave the bed to see the...

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 12, 2015

We loved the four days that we spent at Mother Dear, and had there been additional availability for our dates on the Caribbean coast, we would have happily stayed longer. Having our own completely equipped beach cottage that opened up to the sound of rolling surf and birdsong was exactly what we were looking for. It felt like the summer...

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Seattle
Reviewed April 9, 2015

As previous reviewers have detailed, this property is outstanding. The owners, Jimmy and Debbie, are very, very nice. The cottage is beautiful, has everything you need. Big, comfortable bed. Beautiful bathroom. The deck is fantastic with an amazing view overlooking the beach. Love that you can hear the waves crashing 24/7. While it's not the most beautiful beach in the...

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Rigaud, Canada
Reviewed April 9, 2015

My husband and I stayed here for 4 nights in February,2015. What a pleasure! Debbie and Jim were the perfect hosts, Only there to help when we asked. We loved walking on the beach and swimming in the waves. It is enough removed from the hustle and bustle of Puerto Viejo but close enough to enjoy the night life if...

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Homer, Alaska
Reviewed April 8, 2015

Jimmy and Debbie are beautiful people and attentive and respectful hosts. The cottage was dreamy and comfortable. You need to stay for more than a few days, as the longer you are there, the more relaxed you become and the more fun places you can explore. Costa Rica's very best of everything can be found right there!

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Takoma Park, Maryland
Reviewed April 5, 2015

Truly so much more than a cottage. Beautifully handcrafted native wood adorns this custom designed and built "treehouse" inside and out. This property and the 3 structures on it are the fulfillment of owner Jimmy's dream, and you get the privilege of hitching a ride on that dream for the term of your visit. Enjoy spectacular views of the Caribbean...

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San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed March 24, 2015

I was so lucky to spend 2 nights at Mother Dear Ocean Cottages. How grand if it could have been longer! So much more than a "cottage" - really a small home on stilts, to better view the ocean and feel the fabulous breeze. Perfectly appointed, biggest bed I've ever seen, and our hosts, Debbie and Jim, were over-the-top cordial...

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Bonners Ferry, Idaho
Reviewed March 15, 2015

My partner and I spent two weeks at Mother Dear and found it very hard to leave! Everything , from the view to the well appointed cabin and our hosts, Debbie and Jimmy, was better than we had hoped and more than we could have imagined! The setting was close enough to town to walk along the beach ( although...

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Tampere, Finland
Reviewed February 25, 2015

We completely agree with the 5 star rewies written here. Mother dear was truly the best place to stay in Puerto Viejo (okay, in whole Costa Rica) Kingsize bed with seawiev are dangerously addictive. You barely wanted to get up in the morning. Place was spacious, clean and every little detail was carefully thought of. Jimmy and Debbie were wonderful...

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Two hand-crafted hardwood cottages by the sea. Built for maximum air circulation, the cottages are elevated, cooled by ocean breezes during the day and mountain backdrafts at night. Beach music and forest sounds help you rest, relax, and renew. Beautiful hardwood floors and custom furniture make for a warm and cozy nest. Looking out above the beach from your porch, listening to the sound of the crashing waves, life is good! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mother Dear Ocean Cottages

Address: Calle Bar Pen Playa Negra, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70401, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Price Range: $110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
Also Known As:
Mother Dear Ocean Cottages Costa Rica/Limon
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“both cottages of mother dear are equal and have great ocean view. we were in cottage no. 1”
simonesimone2017, Mar 24, 2017 | Read review
“This is a spectactular destination for couples.”
  • Our daily view of paradise from our room and the deck. Perfect place to stay!!!
debbieandken2017, Feb 12, 2017 | Read review
“your own beachfront hideaway”
Laura96423, Dec 15, 2016 | Read review
“Both cabins are identical - no one is better than another. Both have the same amenities and same gorgeous view.”
  • The view from the porch of our house. Stunning!
FrannieNoble, Oct 11, 2016 | Read review
“Both cottages are identical. Just book one, you won't be sorry”
Duncan6, Oct 2, 2016 | Read review
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