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Drake Bay Wilderness Resort

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Desembocadura del Rio Agujas Bahia Drake, Drake Bay Costa Rica See on map
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Free Internet
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was an excellent location for exploring the area. The setting was amzing overlooking Drakes Bay. The staff were very helpful and knowledgeable. Lots of wildlife could be seen in the grounds, we saw Toucans every morning at breakfast. Wi fi was limited to certain...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Alyson J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My study abroad group stayed here for almost a week while we went out on different excursions everyday! It was awesome! First of all, the resort itself is AMAZING. Beautiful grounds, a lovely pool, and the rooms were nice and air conditioned (very important in...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank BriannaGoesPlaces
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

We loved this hotel. It came at the end of our three week holiday and actually - had we known what is was like - we might well have chosen to spend the entire holiday here. It’s truly glorious! Spectacular location, amazing ocean views, kind...More

Date of stay: August 2018
1  Thank YvetteMahon
Reviewed August 29, 2018

I loved it here, and would have happily extended my stay if it had been possible. The rooms are rather basic, but functional, and have incredible views straight out over the ocean. The staff were all friendly and helpful. And this was the best vegetarian...More

Date of stay: August 2018
1  Thank stellalocal
Reviewed July 12, 2018

Beautiful location all rooms close to the water. Beautiful grounds and well kept. Room are very simple but extremely functional. A/C, fan, small refrigerator. Outstanding food and nice bar with a beautiful view.

Date of stay: June 2018
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Since it was founded in 1985, Drake Bay Wilderness Resort has continued to be a family run business. Our focus has been to take good care of our guests so that they'll feel right at home. We try to be as flexible More as possible, taking into consideration people´s needs and we do our very best to fulfill special requests. For instance, we will prepare meals for special diets. Furthermore, the hotel is situated in one of the most beautiful locations in the area. It has large open areas with a bounty of beautiful flowers, tropical plants, big mango trees, and beach almond trees that attract the raucous macaws. The property gives you the feel of being in a private island since the river flows along the backside of the property and the whole front side meets the ocean. In addition to this, most visitors come to us by boat and the access by land to the hotel is a small path, unreachable by car, that is submerged in a jungle. Best of all, there is a paradise like view of the bay and ocean, reflecting the deep blue sky and, beyond that, hills bound in lush forests.We offer all sorts of extras that help make our guests' stay more comfortable and enjoyable. For example, we include a full laundry service. Kayaks close to the water are always at our guests' disposal. We have a restaurant, bar, swimming pool, dock, and hammocks to relax under the shade of a tree with the cool ocean breeze blowing on you. From our hotel we take guests on adventures in snorkeling, hiking, diving, canoeing and whale watching. Visitors often see four species of monkeys, sloths, tapir, caiman and a myriad of birds, including the scarlet macaw, mangrove hawk, toucan... Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Beachfront
Free Internet
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Concierge
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Family
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Romantic
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On the Beach
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Family
,
Romantic
,
On the Beach
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
20
Price range
$336 - $339 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Drake Bay Wilderness Hotel Drake Bay
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Drake Bay Wilderness Resort Costa Rica
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Drake Bay
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Family
,
Romantic
,
On the Beach
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
20
Price range
$336 - $339 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Drake Bay Wilderness Hotel Drake Bay
,
Drake Bay Wilderness Resort Costa Rica
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Drake Bay
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Room & Suite (62)
Pool & Beach (51)
Dining (3)
Family and Play Areas (1)
Business Center & Event Rooms (1)
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andrewsV336VE
April 30, 2018|
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Response from aqualized | Reviewed this property |
late November to early April is the proper season to go. Excellent for kids... easy to make day treks and tours
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rreneem
December 30, 2017|
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Response from Phillydilly | Reviewed this property |
Swim in the pool, because there’s no beach at the resort. There’s a sand beach not far away although we didn’t go there.
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anneworden
January 7, 2017|
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Response from ticalinda59 | Property representative |
Corcovado and the Mangrove Tour both offer a great wealth of wildlife and plant life, both are great tours. Also, one of my favorite ones is the Rio Claro Tour. That tour offers relaxation and snorkeling at one of the most... More
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Room Tips
"We were in room 6 which was near the shore, dining room and reception."
221joec221
Apr 6, 2018
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"Almost all rooms have a view of the ocean and privacy, you can't go wrong."
noahh2013
Mar 12, 2018
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"Room 45 is elevated."
LawrenceM1399
Jan 9, 2018
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"We had a honeymoon cottage with a beautiful view.But you have to climb 54 steps. Other cottages are on the..."
agachicago
Jan 4, 2018
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