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San Jose, Costa Rica
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Reviewed March 4, 2015 via mobile

Fantastic place for a peaceful beach vacation. Right on the beach, beautiful views and not many people on the beach. At peace is what i felt at this place. Food is decent not outstanding the rooms are clean and the staff friendly. Recommended.

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed February 24, 2015

While I was staying at this hotel, the owner asked me how I was liking my time there and I replied "what's not to like" and truly meant it. I was there on a yoga retreat and this hotel provided a perfect environment for this. Yoga under a cool tent, overlooking a beach, while listening to waves and birds chirping... More 

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Pauma Valley, California
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Reviewed February 8, 2015

We alternated between enjoying the relaxed and comfortable hotel property with tours and adventures within an hour's drive. The hotel is small, quiet, and personal. With miles of beach to walk and very few people around, it felt as though we were in our own tropical paradise. We relaxed by the pristine pool and dined in the lovely open air... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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Reviewed February 5, 2015

If you want an isolated beach location this place is for you. Huge beach with good waves. The grounds are beautiful. This property is alright but could be better with some simple things like working safe in room, bar fridge, and coffee maker. You can't get coffee before 7 AM and there is nowhere within walking distance to eat or... More 

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Reviewed January 30, 2015

What a great way to experience Costa Rica for the firs time! The room faced the ocean and we could see and hear the waves crashing onto shore. Wonderful restaurant with great staff and some very, very good dishes. Try the ceviche, Mahi and don't forget the fruit smoothies. A great place use as a base for the many different... More 

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Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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Reviewed January 21, 2015

It has become a tradition to stay at Monterey Del Mar. Well maintained and clean rooms. Excellent dining and bar facilities. The pool is perfect and the beach is limitless. It is now 7 straight years we have visited and 7 enjoyable stays As always it was treat to experience the visits from the local Scarlet Macaws to the hotel... More 

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Kelowna, Canada
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Reviewed January 18, 2015

We just dropped in to see if there was room for us and there was! They put us in a little ocean front casita and we spent three nights here. The food was really good and the staff were helpful and pleasant. The beach was beautiful to walk along and the gardens were lovely. The owner was on site and... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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Reviewed December 31, 2014

We have eaten at the hotel restaurant many times and have never been disappointed. The menu is diverse, ingredients fresh, and service as warm as the beach. The view across the wide beach to the ocean is delightful, and the overall experience very pleasant. i have never stayed in the rooms, but the grounds are very nicely landscaped and well... More 

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Los Angeles
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29 hotel reviews
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Reviewed December 25, 2014

We stayed at a neighbor property but walked down the dirt road to Monterey Del Mar for dinner. Loved everything we had. The shrimp ceviche was amazing and a big portion, done perfectly. Nice chill place to have a meal oceanside with good service.

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Corozal Town, Belize
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Reviewed November 27, 2014

Fabulous little resort right on the beach. Clean rooms and casitas. Excellent food and warm, friendly staff. Great pool and lovely grounds. Quiet, off the beaten track and tranquil. A worthwhile stay if you are looking for peaceful.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Monterey del Mar Hotel, Restaurant & Spa is the gem of the Central Pacific Coast. Nestled between the popular destinations of Jaco and Manuel Antonio National Park, this boutique hotel offers a convenient location with the serenity of a secluded beach. The warm colors of the hotel and it's lush tropical gardens give way to a breathtaking, uninterrupted view of expansive Playa de Esterillos Este (Esterillos Este Beach).Enjoy swimming in our beautiful pool, a relaxed stroll on our cocoa-colored sand beach, go play in the waves, enjoy a delicious meal at our beachfront restaurant or ask our concierge to book an adventure tour for you. Amenities include: oceanfront rooms, elegant suites with private terraces, a beachfront restaurant with selections ranging from local fare to international favorites, spa services, air conditioning, hot water, free wifi in the lounge, satellite TV, room service and complimentary continental breakfast. As our welcome guest you are our priority. We look forward to seeing you soon. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Monterey del Mar Hotel

Address: Esterillos Este Beach at The West End | Canton Parrita, Esterillos Este 6300, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Esterillos Este
Price Range: $100 - $240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Monterey del Mar Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 29
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“Pick a different hotel”
 of 5 bubbles Benguin, Mar 9, 2015 | Read review
“Ocean front junior suite is spacious with great view and sounds of the ocean. The patio has ample seating to share with friends in other junior suites. Go for it!”
 of 5 bubbles paumalady, Feb 8, 2015 | Read review
“Wifi only at restaurant.”
 of 5 bubbles escapewintersoon, Feb 5, 2015 | Read review
“Free wifi is available in the Restaurant/Bar and pool area. not in the rooms”
 of 5 bubbles RichardH792, Jan 21, 2015 | Read review
“Winfield was in restaurant and lobby”
 of 5 bubbles Georgette1011, Jan 18, 2015 | Read review
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