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    Poor Man's Paradise

    on the Amaya homestead, Costa Rica
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    Reviewed January 8, 2007

    We stayed there just for 3 nights but we really loved it. The location is just perfect. Walking distance to Corcovado park and walking distance to the nicest beach on Drake Bay. The place is run by Tico familly and they are just great. They...More

    1  Thank kijanka
    Reviewed August 31, 2006

    One needs to experience this place for what it is. The Amaya family has lived in this area for over 40 years and were more or less pioneers opening up this new territory(much like to old homesteading laws back in the last century of the...More

    Thank bbb1007
    Reviewed August 15, 2006

    My husband and I travelled to Poor Man's Paradise this July with two other couples. We knew it would be rustic with cold water showers and no A/C, but we weren't expecting to be so moved by the experience. Highlights were being followed by a...More

    5  Thank Chimple
    Reviewed July 15, 2006

    If you are heading to the Drake Bay / Playa San Josecito area of Osa, do yourself a favor and skip Poor Man's Paradise. We were lured in by their lower rates and website photos, which, as it turned out, greatly distort reality. In a...More

    8  Thank Rod_Rooter
    Reviewed July 12, 2006

    We were disappointed with Poor Man’s Paradise (PMP). We spent 3 nights and 4 days there in early July 2006, after a week in Sierpe. We arranged the reservation with Pincho, the owner, in Sierpe. We explained that we wish to end our trip at...More

    6  Thank brewmester
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    • Beachfront
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • $115 - $194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #4 Top resorts Hotel in Osa Peninsula
    • Number of rooms
    • 10
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    • Province of Puntarenas >
    • Osa Peninsula
    • Also Known As
    • Poor Man`s Paradise Hotel Osa Peninsula ,
    • Poor Mans Paradise Osa ,
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    "Rooms in the front of the property have ocean view"
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    "I like second floor rooms, and closer to the ocean is always better."
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    "We stayed in #1 which worked well for us. It is ocean front and on the side of the resort."
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    "close to the beach for a breeze to help you sleep at night is a must."
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