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Vista Drake Lodge

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3.0 of 5
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Bahia Drake | 150 metros este de la escuela drake, 50603, Costa Rica
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Konstanz, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Vista Drake in January 2016 and it was lovely. The lodge is a nice place with ocean view, absolutely clean and comfortable, near the center of Agujitas / Drake Bay. Besides that, Emilio (owner of the place) and his family are very friendly and good hosts. The service was excellent.

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Florianopolis, SC
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90 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed in the lodge for 10 days and I could not have chosen a better place in drake bay. The lodge is located in an amazing place of the bay, with easy access to the beach (right across the street), small shops, restaurants, and good places to nature walks and wildlife watching. I stayed in one of the cabins... More 

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Geleen, The Netherlands
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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

From the owner to the views; this is by far the best place to stay in town! We were welcomed by emilio when we came from sierpe by boat and he was so nice to help us with the luggage from the beach to the hotel! We stayed in a beautifull cabin with the best views of our 1 months... More 

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Bamford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

We stayed for 5 nights in a bungalow for three. Great view from balcony and abundant birds plus pygmy squirrel in trees nearby. Tea and coffee is available all the time at reception and there was an offer to dry clothes daily as the humidity makes drying difficult. Emilio and family were friendly and provided breakfast and arranged trips and... More 

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Santiago, Chile
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19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

The experience in this loft was nice. It´s a definition of bed and breakfast. In the lodge you can coordinate trips to see the wildlife, snorqueling and scuba diving. Breakfast was powerful to give you energy for morning trips (all departures like 6 AM). A nice place for adventure Special Tips: I drove from San Jose to Bahia Drake. Take... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We stayed here last year and couldn't wait to come back again this year for another 6 nights. Arriving from Sierpe on the boat (an experience in itself) for the beach landing, there was Emilio to help us with luggage for the short walk up the hill to the Lodge. Cold juice to greet us and a warm welcome from... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We stayed here for one night, before a 6am boat ride to Sirena. We stayed in the triple room---the room was simple, but clean and comfortable and stayed cool at night, and there was plenty of room despite the extra bed we had there (ie one double and two single beds total). Up above there are some bigger rooms/houses that... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We stayed 4 nights at Vista Drake and loved every minute! We booked one of the bungalows with sea view. In the morning and evening the trees just next to us were full of green ares and even some rarer red Aras joined. Not to mention all the other birds and lovely creatures we saw there and of course on... More 

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Seaford, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

We stayed here for the last week of our trip to Costa Rica and I absolutely loved it! We were met by Emilio on the beach and he took us to our bungalow in a taxi, as it is nearly a kilometre up the hill from the main building. The bungalow doesn't have a sea view, but it is surrounded... More 

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Buckinghamshire, England
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60 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

We stayed in one of the rooms in Vista Drake lodge which is actually Emillio and his family's home. Our room was large and clean, breakfast was tasty and there was always complimentary tea, coffee and drinking water available. Emillio made us feel extremely welcome and was always available to answer questions and give advice. If you want a very... More 

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