While searching for a reasonably priced hotel on the beach in Playa Hermosa, I came across El Velero. On arrival, I found a friendly, quiet, older hotel right on the beach with everything we required - clean, spacious rooms with air conditioning, wi-fi, safe. I had booked 2 rooms, one with a king bed, one with 2 queens and both were comfortable - located on the second floor. There is a veranda overlooking the beach on this floor with comfortable seating as well as a number of books for reading. We spent our evening after dinner just enjoying the sound of the surf and an evening shower complete with a fireworks-like display courtesy of a huge lightning strike in the ocean. While breakfast is not included with the room, there is a restaurant which also offers nightly specials. Definitely on our "places to return" list.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Welcome to Hotel El Velero, a mediterranean-style, boutique beach hotel just paces from the Pacific blue waters of Costa Rica's pristine Playa Hermosa. Hear the waves crash and breathe the clean, salty air as you relax in our seaside tropical gardens. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- El Velero Hotel
- El Velero Playa Hermosa
- Hotel El Velero Costa Rica/Playa Hermosa, Guanacaste