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Shelter from the Storm

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing place run by amazing people ,nothing is to much trouble for Donna and Daryl ,they certainly made us feel very welcome from Margaritas in The Ranchero,to advice on places to go ,the monkey house is so quirky,we had a whole month there and could easily have stayed for two. We will return.

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Thank Christina A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

If there is any place on the planet deserving of the name Shelter from the Storm, this is it. This has been our home away from home for almost a decade. If we don’t make it back at least once a year, a part of me feels lost and unmoored. It’s a place to relax completely, or to be as... More 

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Austin, Texas
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

It is with great pleasure and memories of our 5 day stay at The Shelter that I TRY to tell you of our great visit here, exceeding all expectations. Everything is provided, a home away from home where it feels like you live in The Monkey's Nest, ( and Yes, we saw/heard Monkey's!) where you are in a tree house... More 

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1 Thank glendamoore
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

Donna and Daryl from Shelter from the Storm provide an amazing experience. The villas are beyond first class and are always clean and beautiful. Your hosts will assist you with finding the best restaurants and recreational experiences with top quality and trustworthy providers. The views from the villas is absolutely amazing. Bring a good camera to take pictures of beautiful... More 

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Thank Michael B
Traverse City, Michigan
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

My wife and I spent some time at the Shelter From the Storm in March of 2016. We had been to the area twice before, which we always enjoy, and were fortunate enough to meet the owners Donna and Daryl which we immediately took a liking too. The accommodations are spotless and perfect. All of the comforts of a high... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

I visited Shelter from the Storm on a girls getaway. During my 8-day stay in Villa la Cuesta I saw morpho butterflies, more birds than I can name, and monkeys in the trees while gazing out from our wraparound porch through the jungle to a view of the Pacific. Villa la Cuesta is one of several villas on the property,... More 

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Houston, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

I've had the great luck to stay at Shelter from the Storm on a few separate occassions and each and every time is beyond my expectations. The views from the property are amazing, and you have no choice but to feel like you are home as Daryl and Donna make you feel like you are family. We will return many... More 

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Eskilstuna, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

One of the best and most comfortable apartments we have rented. Lovely couple (owners) who take care of you and see to that your are happy! There a four separate villas, each built so you cannot even see the other units, each surrounded by jungle ans some ocean views also.

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DeLand, Florida, United States
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

Love this place! Accessible to everything fun. Tucked into a secluded cliffside overlooking fabulous water views this is such a gorgeous property with everything you will need. All of the comforts of home including fully appointed lodging/kitchen/dining and comfy outdoor living spaces with great wifi. Hosts Darryl & Donna provide all of the intel you will need to get you... More 

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Kapaa, HI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

My husband and I stayed at Shelter from the storm for the second time. I cannot say enough about this place and the owners Darryl and Donna. The accommodations are perfect. Pool amazing. Love the dogs Ricki, Desi, and Lucy. Met with margaritas upon arrival. Lots of wildlife: Howler and white faced monkeys, toucans, aracaris, and many more birds and... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Shelter from the Storm is a group of 2 villas perched on a 5 acre mountainside point, 60 meters above the Pacific, high enough to give dramatic views of the coast to the Osa Pennisula, but low enough to hear the waves breaking on the rocks below. Hotel rates for your own private place! Ammenities: Shared pool adjacent Entertainment Rancho with honor bar, BBQ,satelite stereo tv & dvd, washer/dryer, & much more.... ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shelter from the Storm

Address: San Martin Sur, Dominical 80000, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Dominical
Price Range: $110 - $330 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Shelter From The Storm Hotel Dominical
Shelter From The Storm Costa Rica/Dominical
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