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Mar y Selva Ecolodge

Costanera Sur Highway | Marker Km 170 go 500 south and 1100east, Ballena 60504, Costa Rica
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Free Wifi
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Breakfast included
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Reviewed 2 October 2008

We had a few days of work in San Jose and decided about a week in advance to add on a visit to the Marina Ballena area. I have a prejudice here: I proposed to my amiga (she said yes) on the deck of Bungalow...More

Thank Galuachiwewe
Reviewed 29 September 2008

Very nice, clean. Excellently managed! Owners are caring about guests (e.g. counting returning cars at night, asking actively about feedback). Good tips for excursions. Centrally located to visit southern and mid Pacific. Would return and can strongly recommend the place!!!

Thank PirateSanJose
Reviewed 29 September 2008

Staying at Mar Y Selva was both relaxing and exciting. The surroundings are peaceful with the view of the ocean and sounds of various birds. The staff was gracious and professional. The facilites are clean, comfortable and first rate. Suggested tours were impeccable and I...More

Thank Laughfun
Reviewed 30 August 2008

We originally booked the Mar Y Selva for 4 nights. Not quite sure what an Ecolodge was about, I assumed it was a rustic environment without amenities such as televisions and air conditioning. I got cold feet and decided to book the hotel for only...More

Thank PKS-Comments
Reviewed 17 March 2008

Pure luck brought us to this wonderful place. Walks in the jungle, monkeys playing by the pool, gorgeous beaches nearby. Althought there are plenty of activities to do... we mostly stayed around the hotel. We found tranquility, serenity and comfort. The hotel is beautiful. Martha,...More

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Makara Suites & Apartments
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52 reviews
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Amenities
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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Hotel Amenities
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Price range
  • US$95 - US$130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
  • Hotel class
  • Room types
  • Family Rooms ,
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Number of rooms
  • 10
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  • Location
  • Costa Rica >
  • Province of Puntarenas >
  • Ballena
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  • Mar y Selva Ecolodge Hotel Ballena
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harris4eve
11 July 2016|
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Response from Jessica B | Reviewed this property |
It is between 3.5-4 hours from San Jose to the lodge. All of the bungalows are in great condition. Whatever you read was not recent. The staff and lodge are both amazing. Hope this helps.
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harris4eve
11 July 2016|
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Response from ABSearles | Reviewed this property |
Its a drive, I believe it was about 3 hours. But its a beautiful drive along the coast. Lots of beautiful places to stop at. I don't know anything about bungalow 9. But our room was great.
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"Excellent views of the ocean and the rain forest. Only a few kilometers from the beach."
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"All the bungalows are separate, and feel very private."
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"We stayed in the third floor suite and the views were amazing!"
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"Try to get the rooms the closer to the reception or just next to the pool! they have the better views!"
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