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Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We arrived early after a gruelling night flight from Canada and long drive from Liberia airport and were so grateful that they were able to accommodate our early check in that we requested. We were greeted by Eti (manager) upon arrival and she immediately took us to our villa and showed up around. She knew we were exhausted so just... More 

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Thank Justine C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our stay at Playa Cielo was absolutely amazing. The room was very big and spacious. I like that there is a kitchenette in the room, we used it several times during our stay. My favorite thing about the room is the outdoor shower. It rained a couple of nights and it was a lot of fun showering in the rain..something... More 

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Thank Angelica S
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spend 10 days at playa cielo The location on the beach whit the a good amazing food . The sunset was perfect. The room was wide and modern, large and unique . We in joys the pool . The service we got from Eti ( the manger) was Very helpful and professional. We definitely come back really soon!

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Thank Idit B
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2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pura Vida! Thank you to the entire staff at Playa Cielo for making our vacation so relaxing and enjoyable! This was our first time in Costa Rica and Eti (looks like she's running for the place) made sure we experienced everything this side of Costa Rica had to offer. From day one she had a quad waiting for us which... More 

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Thank Jason G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having never been to Costa Rica, let alone Santa Teresa, I was a bit nervous about booking. Little did I know, that this trip would end up being the most amazing trip my husband and I have ever taken,mostly thanks to the kindness and hospitality offered by Playa Cielo. Our room was beautiful, a studio style room (#3) with amazing... More 

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Thank MarissaES
2 reviews
Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

We have been coming to Playa Cielo for the past four years, the last two of which were with a dear friend Missy. Playa Cielo is the perfect combination of a great villa on the beach and a laid back atmosphere. The villas are spacious and have an amazing out door shower. Nothing like taking a shower at night under... More 

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Thank Kristina B
PlayaCieloResort, Owner at Playa Cielo, responded to this review

Dear Kristina & Mike, Thank you for your amazing review. it is all the time our pleasure to host you all (with Missy), your frozen Margaritas on the sun set will be waiting for you... Until the next visit, Hasta luego amigos. Eti & Playa Cielo family More 

beit yanai
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Reviewed September 3, 2016

we were so happy with the fact we choose playa cielo to be our hotel for 2 weeks this august it was just fantastic! we were a group of 2 families staying together in this perfect place! the pool next to the beach with the restaurant ( bring on the margaritas ) and the rooms just next is the best... More 

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Thank sheila g
PlayaCieloResort, General Manager at Playa Cielo, responded to this review

Thanks Sheila, Many guests feel like it is their second home here, untill the next time, Pura Vida, Eti More 

Mesa, Arizona
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2 reviews
Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

On July 14th a surprised my girlfriend with a proposal. My proposal had a bit of a twist though...it was followed by a surprise wedding! I'm a hopeless romantic....I blame that on the movie The Notebook!! Men aren't supposed to cry and believe in love like that... How do you follow a surprise wedding? You book a honeymoon to Costa... More 

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Thank Johnnyacruz
PlayaCieloResort, General Manager at Playa Cielo, responded to this review

Hello Friends, thank you for your lovely and beautiful review. You have shared with me all the experiences you went through prior to your arrival...that was a big surprise ! I'm glad that you enjoyed with us (with all the activities that you did). We do try to do our best of our clients. Hope to host you again, Pura... More 

JoeStu
2 reviews
Reviewed July 26, 2016

We have only been to the restaurant but the casitas look first class. A fun place to go for margaritas and food right on the beach. We loved the lobster tacos and sea bass filet. Will be back for more for sure!

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Denver, Colorado
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3 reviews
Reviewed July 19, 2016

We were looking for a beautiful place to get away for a few days and Playa Cielo was amazing. The location right on the beach was perfect, with spectacular sunsets every night. The villas were private and clean and very modern. The grounds were well maintained. It was idyllic; we really didn't leave the property other than to walk on... More 

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Thank travelingpawar
PlayaCieloResort, Guest Relations Manager at Playa Cielo, responded to this review

Hi travelingpawar, Thank you for taking the time to write your review of our place, your comments are very much valued. We are so happy to hear that Playa Cielo became one of your best vacations. We are committed to providing the best in facilities and service to all our guests. We really look forward to another time to host... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Award winning, luxurious private villas, each with an open sky shower, a kitchenette and outdoor sitting area, tucked in a lush tropic garden. Outdoor, beachfront chemical-free swimming pool with lounge chairs and hammocks on the beach, for the utmost relaxing atmosphere and the best sunset view. Restaurant onsite. Centrally located to supermarkets and restaurants. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Playa Cielo

Address: Main Street, Santa Teresa 5361, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Santa Teresa
Price Range: $426 - $753 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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Also Known As:
Playa Cielo Hotel Santa Teresa
Playa Cielo Costa Rica/Santa Teresa
Hotel Style:
#4 Family Hotel in Santa Teresa
#5 Romantic Hotel in Santa Teresa
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Teresa
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“all are great but 2 and 3 are better”
 of 5 bubbles sheilag681, Sep 3, 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are amazing, can't go wrong with any.”
 of 5 bubbles yhetrick, Jun 28, 2016 | Read review
“There are only four houses to stay in and you really can't pick a bad location.”
 of 5 bubbles cesarp975, Apr 10, 2016 | Read review
“The smaller cottages have the better views of the ocean. You really can't pick a bad room.”
 of 5 bubbles bostnwhalr, Mar 3, 2016 | Read review
“Every room (there are just a few bungalows on the property) looked great, but I loved how ours looked directly at the pool and ocean.”
 of 5 bubbles C7008RXkatem, Mar 1, 2016 | Read review
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