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Commerce Township, Michigan
Reviewed April 23, 2015

My husband and I stayed at this Lodge 2 years ago when it was under different ownership. We had such a wonderful time previously that we decided to stay again and see if it was as good under the new ownership. We booked the "Honeymoon Suite" for 3 nights and had a fantastic time. The managers, Mary and Kimmie, were...

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Uvalde, Texas
Reviewed April 22, 2015

My husband and I are already ready to go back. We stayed in a cabin at the top of the hill with a view that was heavenly. We felt like we were in paradise. We are definitely going back and would make this Lodge are stopping place. Not only were the accomodations incredible, food delicious and the staff friendly and...

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Mexico City, Mexico
Reviewed April 1, 2015

It seems that everything that the staff does is just to make your experience memorable. They help you out with tour reservations, food is home made (and delicious) and most important they make you feel al home. Highly recomended

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Portland, Maine
Reviewed March 29, 2015

We stayed 4 nights at Tranquilo in early March. We took the mangrove tour from Sierpe to Drake bay which was a wonderful adventure. Eric, who is one of the best guides I've ever had, was our guide on the mangrove tour and on 2 subsequent trips(to the Sirena ranger station) and on a float down the Rio Claro river....

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Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed March 25, 2015

We are a family of 4 ( 2 adults, 2 kids (ages 13/10) that spent 3 nights at Tranquilo Lodge. We loved every minute of it. We flew from San Jose to Drake Bay. We decided last minute to change to an earlier flight and with very little advanced notice Mary was waiting for us at the Drake Bay airport....

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Kinston, North Carolina
Reviewed March 24, 2015

I cannot say enough good things about Tranquilo Lodge and the hosts and staff! My husband and I spent one week in Costa Rica and the last 4 days / 3 nights were at Tranquilo Lodge. We were greeted at the airport by Herb (owner) and he drove us to the lodge. What a start to our adventure in Drake...

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Calgary
Reviewed March 24, 2015

We stayed at Tranquilo for two nights. We took the boat from Sierpe where we left our rental car.Boat ride took about an hour-we really enjoyed it.No dock in Drake Bay so we just took off shoes and jumped out and walked in to the beach.Mary was there with the truck, waiting to pick us up!We had an amazing room-...

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Reviewed March 24, 2015

We loved our stay, great service, comfortable A/C rooms, amazing view, near to Drake Divers, delicious costarican food! 45m boat ride to Isla del Caño, great for snorkeling and scuba diving, and great outdoor activities !

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Irving, Texas
Reviewed March 11, 2015

My stay at Drake Bay was at the end of my 2 weeks in Costa Rica. It was the perfect paradise to relax in before heading home. I took the 45min flight from San Jose to Drake Bay on Sansa Airlines and was picked up at the airport for the 5min drive to Tranquilo. Upon arrival, although Breakfast had already...

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Stockport, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 2, 2015

Our visit to Drake Bay came at the end of a three week trip to Costa Rica and it did not disappoint. To start with the short flight south from San Jose was great fun and it was great to be picked up from the airstrip by Kimmie and Emilio and driven to the Lodge, where we were made very...

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Tranquilo Lodge

Address: 100 Meters North of Pirate Cove, Drake Bay, Costa Rica (Formerly Hotel Ojala)
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Drake Bay
Price Range: $53 - $58 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Tranquilo Lodge Costa Rica/Drake Bay
Hotel Style:
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Drake Bay
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“#8, 9, 10, 11 or 12”
paulas196, Feb 23, 2017 | Read review
“our room was very close to the restaurant area, which we found very handy!”
  • view from pool
siania, Feb 19, 2017 | Read review
“All cabins have ocean view. Cabins lower down more secluded but a steep walk to the pool. Cabins at top - great view”
CoetzeeClan, Feb 16, 2017 | Read review
“Take the room located on the top floor!”
265benjamina, Jan 24, 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in Ballena/honeymoon suite with family as on its own but the rooms at the top by the pool have the best views.”
803belindas, Jan 10, 2017 | Read review
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