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Mal Pais Surf Camp & Resort

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Lista de Correo, Mal Pais Costa Rica See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Pool
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Bar/Lounge
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Reviewed April 11, 2018

First of all this place has rooms for a family of 5! This is the most important aspect to us! The pool was beautiful, the food was great, and the staff were incredible! We loved this place and would gladly come back! They helped connect...More

Thank Heather E
Reviewed February 19, 2018

This is a review of MPSC and some extras about being in Santa Teresa. We stayed at MPSC for 6 nights. They organized our pickup from San Jose Airport ($50pp, which is the going rate), and that went without any issues - driver to ferry...More

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Reviewed January 30, 2018 via mobile

Excellent accommodation and resort. Staff are so friendly and helpful. We loved the laid back vibe of the place. All other guests were friendly too, many have been coming back for years. Great that you set up an honesty tab on arrival so you don’t...More

Thank Careen M
Reviewed January 12, 2018

My wife, four adult children and I all stayed at the Mal Pais Surf Camp from Dec 23-29 and loved every minute of it. From the first moment we arrived (which was pretty late at night) to the last moment at the camp, we were...More

Thank Bradley H
Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

This is a wonderful surf camp very near the beach with excellent accommodations (we had one of the two large houses), a small excellent restaurant and bar, and a nice pool. It is very close to a beautiful beach and they offer expert surf lessons...More

Thank Greg C
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Internet
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Room Service
Room types
Kitchenette
Room types
Kitchenette
Number of rooms
12
Also Known As
Mal Pais Surf Camp And Resort
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Mal Pais Surf Camp Hotel Mal Pais
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Mal Pais Surf Camp & Resort Costa Rica
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Mal Pais
Room types
Kitchenette
Number of rooms
12
Also Known As
Mal Pais Surf Camp And Resort
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Mal Pais Surf Camp Hotel Mal Pais
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Mal Pais Surf Camp & Resort Costa Rica
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Mal Pais
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Traveler (115)
Pool & Beach (24)
Room & Suite (19)
Dining (18)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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Response from RJ1957-1323 | Reviewed this property |
I only spent one night in one of their open air bungalows with lockers. I did, however, note that were tents and campers on a cleaning just below the restaurant and bungalows. You would have to ask if campers have access... More
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"Room upstairs you get a balcony and can see monkeys and iguanas in the trees."
Alizarinbs
Jan 4, 2018
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"Great for couples, families and individuals! Accommodations for all needs."
Earnold4
Mar 14, 2016
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"Air conditioner is recommended, but Doug said if you open the windows and turn on the fans it will be cool..."
cheveretk
Jan 7, 2016
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"2 bed cabins are small and stuff, I much preferred the 4 person shared, open-air cabanas"
SaliJill
Oct 10, 2015
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