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San Francisco, California
Reviewed May 14, 2013

I can't say enough great things about Playa Cielo, the owners and employees! We stayed for a week in April and enjoyed every minute. The villas are awesome (El Tucan has the best view/location), very comfortable, and we loved having the mini kitchen. We loved relaxing in the hammocks on the porch. The staff (especially Etti - sp?) are amazing!...

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed May 14, 2013

I reviewed all of the accommodations (at length) in Santa Teresa, and Playa Cielo was definitely the best choice. What makes Playa Cielo special is a combination of several elements, any one of which would be a highlight at most properties. Quaint, nice villas, good vibes, gracious hospitality, love the location, fabulous laid-back restaurant on the beach.. just our style....

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed May 7, 2013

We stayed here for 5 days in April and we loved it! All of the staff were extremely helpful, friendly and generally very welcoming. Adele and Sol are lovely people who always have time to stop and chat. We stayed with 2 young kids (3 and 1) and this place was just perfect - the rooms were spacious and had...

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Seattle, Washington, United States
Reviewed May 2, 2013

We arrived in Santa Teresa at night, cleaned up and headed over to Habanero's (restaurant at Playa Cielo) upon a recommendation. We immediatly fell in love Playa Cielo! Dinner was fantastic (tons of food!) and we ended up stopping by Habanero's the next day for drinks and ceviche while walking the beach around lunch time. As great as our first...

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Victoria, Canada
Reviewed April 26, 2013

A wonderful private small inn featuring five individual bungalows. Steps to the beautiful beach and a good Mexican style restaurant - Habanero's. Owners are originally from New York and extremely knowledgeable and helpful. Facilities for light cooking if you wish. Off the road and away from the dust in dry season (a serious issue be ready). Easy access to all...

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Worcester, Massachusetts
Reviewed April 24, 2013

I visited Playa Cielo with my boyfriend, sister and her fiance last week. We rented the 2 bedroom bungalow and it was more than spacious for the 4 of us. When researching getaways for our trip to Costa Rica I stumbled upon Playa Cielo through tripadvisor. With little to almost no knowledge of Costa Rica let alone Santa Teresa we...

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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed April 23, 2013

When traveling in Costa Rica earlier this year we happened upon Playa Cielo's great restaurant Habanero's. So when we had a chance In April to get back to Costa Rica we decided to stay at Playa Cielo and enjoyed every blissful moment of our stay. The location couldn't be beat, right on the beach, beautifully appointed, super clean and spacious...

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Suffolk/London
Reviewed April 12, 2013

This is difficult. We had the two bed villa which is expensive - more than $400 a night so maybe my expectations were too high. Here are the pros and cons:- Pros Amazing beach and loads of places to drive around and explore and great bars and restaurants Fab scenery Friendly, informative and welcoming owners Nice beach bar with fab...

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Warren, New Jersey
Reviewed April 8, 2013

This was my second trip to the Santa Teresa area and my first stay at the Playa Cielo. I only wish I had found this place earlier. I traveled with my wife and two daughters (13 and 9) and everyone had a great time. Sol and Adele were wonderful hosts and made sure we had everything we needed. The grounds...

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Reviewed March 31, 2013

Our whole family found something unique to love about Playa Cielo. The entire staff was always available and helped to organize and make our two weeks perfect. It's very rare that you find a place this special.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
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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: $419 - $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
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Teresa
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“The villas are heavenly!”
 of 5 bubbles AfsyL, Dec 17, 2016 | Read review
“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
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