Me and my wife stayed there in january for a couple of days. The owner asked us to write a review on this platform. I just don´t know why?
First of all, it´s a surf camp, not a hotel as written on their homepage. The 4 rooms they offer, are a kind of dorm rooms for 4 people and they are much too close to the unpaved and very dusty road (apx. 40 to 50 ft). Because of this it´s very noisy and extremely, unhealthy dusty all day and night long. The backyard of their rooms looks terrible.
Although it´s called a Beachfront Hotel, you can´t see or hear the ocean from the rooms. What you see is just the dusty road and the ugly backyard.
Next thing is, there is no privacy at all. Lying in your bed you have to look directly to one of the beds of your immediate neighbor room if doors are opened. We didn´t like this situation. The walkway to the beach, the bar and restaurant is passing by right in front of the rooms. From there you can look or even grab right through the window into the room. People are passing by all day and night long. It was terrible!
The mattresses seemed not to be changed since years. They smelled sourly. Disgustingl
One night there was a party at the beach bar and hundreds of people passed by till 6 am! Very loud techno music. Impossible to sleep. They broke in in one of the neighbor rooms and several things got stolen. Realy scary!
Our points of view regarding the "hotel" are for sure completely different to the austrian owner´s one. They are different in every sense we found out during our stay. From a certain time on also because of this everything got a kind of strange vibe for us. Worse luck.
But the beachfront garden is nice. Two surf spots are roughly 15 min walk away.
You can't swim at their beachfront. It´s too rocky and there are very strong currents. It´s fine at low tide.
All in all … not for everybody … nothing for us.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- A small family run business on one of the most beautiful beachfront properties in St,Teresa. The property is inbetween the 2 main surfing beaches situated on a 5000sqmtr big property. The property has lush tropical vegetation and infront of the property we have the best natural pool in whole St.Teresa. Just walk out to the beach and jump into the Pacific Ocean. we also offer 4 comfortable , clean and secure rooms. 2 are equiped with kitchens. all rooms have wifi. We have a restaurant which serves breakfast all year round . From nov. to april we also offer restaurant service from 3 pm , specially for sunsets on on our ocean front.there is also free parking, a chill rancho with sofas and dvd player and a beautiful yoga and massage rancho out on the front.we offer all kind of excursions, massage, yoga classes and we offer NSSSIA certified surf instructors. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Ranchos Itauna Costa Rica/Santa Teresa