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Blue Surf Sanctuary

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Free Wifi
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff at Blue Surf was very welcoming throughout our stay.They gave us some excellent recommendations for the area. Some of our favorite things in/around the hotel included: using the pool everyday after the beach to cool off, sitting on our balcony before dinner enjoying...More

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Response from Aaron M, Owner at Blue Surf SanctuaryResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review. I do wish you would have explained why you only gave us 4 stars instead of 5 as it sounds like you had a great time. If you return, please let us know what we can do better! Pura...More

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Reviewed July 13, 2017 via mobile

Here we go. I booked all 4 bungalows on the property (total 9 and a baby) at the Blue Surf for my family vacation June 11-18 and it was perfect. Kelly the owner was great and answered all my questions before I booked and answered...More

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Response from Aaron M, Owner at Blue Surf SanctuaryResponded July 23, 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words and review of Blue Surf Sanctuary! We worked together to make this a fantastic stay for your family! Looking forward to your return! In the meantime, keep the Pura Vida in your hear! Sincerely, Kelly and Aaron

Reviewed April 17, 2018

Blue Surf sanctuary was exactly what the doctor ordered to escape stress. It's both conveniently located in North Santa Teresa while being slightly removed from the commotion of the central part of town. I personally prefer small establishments and the setup of four bungalows around...More

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Reviewed March 16, 2018

The people working at Blue Surf are really nice, very helpful, and speak excellent English. Also they were patient while I practiced my Spanish with them...the cabins are beautifully built and had a nice little deck to have a cup of coffee on in the...More

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Response from Aaron M, Owner at Blue Surf SanctuaryResponded April 16, 2018

Thank you for your review about Blue Surf Sanctuary and your experience with us. We are so very happy your trip was a memorable one and that Toro could be a part of it. We hope you return to our piece of paradise and keep...More

Reviewed March 6, 2018

Amazing overall experience during our stay at Blue Surf!! Kelly helped organize our stay (we booked all four bungalows and had a group of 8) and was very proactive in forwarding us the required details with regards to booking the hotel and helping us find...More

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Response from Aaron M, Owner at Blue Surf SanctuaryResponded April 16, 2018

Thank you for your review of Blue Surf Sanctuary. It was a pleasure having you as our guests and we look forward to your return. Our staff enjoyed helping you choose activities and great places to eat. We thank you again! Pura Vida!

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Beachfront
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Multilingual Staff
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Concierge
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Pool
Outdoor pool
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Price range
$122 - $124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Santa Teresa
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Teresa
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
$122 - $124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Santa Teresa
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Teresa
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Alissa N
March 8, 2018|
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Response from Aaron M | Property representative |
Hi Alissa, I am not sure what you mean. There are 2 airlines, Sansa and Nature Air. Sansa you have to walk outside the SJO airport and take a left at the road, it is the next drive on the left. Nature Air is inside the... More
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Biggzy
October 20, 2015|
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Response from Aaron M | Property representative |
Blue Surf Sanctuary is comprised of 4 well-designed and thought out bungalows. While standing at the western edge of the property, you will see bungalows Armonia, Sereno, Pacifico and Tranquilo slightly staggered and equally... More
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"Wifi is faster if you are in a bungalow closer to the common area."
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"I'd just say bring earplugs if you want to sleep in...it's by the road and the motorcycle/4 wheeler..."
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"Armonia most private - away from the entrance/kitchen. Then Sereno. All secluded in their own way because..."
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"All the bungalows are lovely"
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