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Warwick, Rhode Island
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the stay at the cottage on the ocean, bring some food, because kitchen is nicely equipped, but check out great restaurants in Puerto Viejo too. Cottage was really comfortable, great view and sounds of the ocean, felt very safe, gates lock up at night and owners were so kind and thoughtful. Make hammock time, beach was a little rough,...

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MotherDearCR, Owner at Mother Dear Ocean Cottages, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind words and for taking the time to write. It is so rewarding to us when guests appreciate this small spot of Mother Nature by the sea. Thanks, Jimmy & Debbie

Mukilteo, Washington
Reviewed 1 week ago

A perfect, romantic paradise! We were pleasantly surprised by the location, beauty and quality of this cottage. Jimmy & Debbie are wonderful hosts; always there if you need anything, but gave us complete privacy. We met several of their local friends at Debbie's birthday party & enjoyed a nice afternoon with them all. Most people we know don't go to...

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MotherDearCR, Owner at Mother Dear Ocean Cottages, responded to this review

Your kind words are greatly appreciated, and we loved that you had a pleasurable vacation... and I have a feeling that we'll see you guys again! Debbie & Jimmy

Reviewed 1 week ago

I didn't stay in a traditional cottage, but in the shipping container decorated and set with all needed requirements, and much more. The outdoor shower is a unique experience. A private enclosure surrounded by nature, it almost felt like paradise on earth! Thank you Debbie and Jimmy for being such great hosts, I had a wonderful time and will surely...

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MotherDearCR, Owner at Mother Dear Ocean Cottages, responded to this review

Thanks for reviewing us, and yes, the shipping container is indeed a magical rental with its outdoor garden shower; we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay in our "Seacan by the Seashore"!

Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I spent the first part of our honeymoon at Mother Dear cottages and we could not have asked for any more perfect accommodations. To start with, we had a very stressful first night in Costa Rica. Our flight arrived at 1:30pm and we were supposed to arrive at Mother Dear by 6pm. But I thought I lost...

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MotherDearCR, Owner at Mother Dear Ocean Cottages, responded to this review

Very thankful for your review. Other than losing (and then finding!) your passport, it appears your holiday went well. Debbie and I thank you for staying at Mother Dear, and it would be nice to have you back for your 1st Anniversary. Cheers, James

Christina Lake, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mother Dear was everything we expected and more. The cottage was perfect for a relaxing retreat. We most enjoyed lounging in the hammocks on the deck watching the waves, taking walks on the beach and waking up to the birds. The cottage is perfect for two - very clean and everything you need to make your own meals. Debbie and...

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MotherDearCR, Owner at Mother Dear Ocean Cottages, responded to this review

Many thanks for reviewing us. We are always happy to hear from guests who not only enjoyed their vacation but who also feel that they would want to return. Tahe care, James

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We felt in love with the place right away! When the sound of waves and songs of birds put me in bed and wake me up- that's kind of my ideal vacation. Private beach cos nobody is there! High jumpy waves EVERY day! Black sand for fun. 20 m to the sea. We had the middle house looking over sea...

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MotherDearCR, Owner at Mother Dear Ocean Cottages, responded to this review

Such lovely words. For us it is heartening to know that what we do is so appreciated, and it stimulates us enormously! Thanks for taking the time to write down your experience. James & Debbie

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Mother Dear was such a great choice for our stay in Puerto Viejo. The cottage was beautiful, super clean and functional. Lots of space and way better than a typical hotel room! We loved having the option of having a small kitchen to make our meals if we didn't feel like going out. The location was great, 20 minute walk...

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MotherDearCR, Owner at Mother Dear Ocean Cottages, responded to this review

Very glad to know you had a nice time here by the ocean, and thank you for taking the time out to post your review.

Stuttgart, Germany
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

I am speechless!!! They only have two of these cottages, so make reservation when you still can! Location is great, near of the city, you can walk there in 10-15min, place is really quiet and cozy!! However, the beach is only 20m away, so the sea can be quite effective if you do not like the sound of the waves......

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MotherDearCR, Owner at Mother Dear Ocean Cottages, responded to this review

We enjoyed hosting you guys. Thanks for coming and we do hope to see you again. We appreciate your kind words. James

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 15 December 2016

What to say about this place that people haven't already said? It's all true! This is a real gem and you won't regret staying here. It is splendidly furnished with reliable wifi and enough light to read by (something of a rarity in many CR hotels, we found). We so wished we could have stayed longer. This was the best...

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MotherDearCR, Owner at Mother Dear Ocean Cottages, responded to this review

We so appreciate your kind words. Even though we have been here for 8 years, we still marvel at this wonderful location right by the sea. It is mesmerizing and soothing to say the least. See you next time! James & Debbie

Elwood
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

We can't begin to say how much we LOVED staying at Mother Dear Cottages! Everything about our stay was perfect! James and Deborah were so gracious and accommodating. We needed to change our plans because of the hurricane, James worked with us in rearranging our dates with perfection. The cottage is beautiful with breathtaking views. The kitchen, bedroom, bathroom and...

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MotherDearCR, Owner at Mother Dear Ocean Cottages, responded to this review

We are very thankful for your kind words, and happy that you guys enjoyed your stay at Mother Dear. We also admire this beautiful spot by the ocean, every morning when we rise. James

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Two hand-crafted hardwood cottages by the sea. Built for maximum air circulation, the cottages are elevated, cooled by ocean breezes during the day and mountain backdrafts at night. Beach music and forest sounds help you rest, relax, and renew. Beautiful hardwood floors and custom furniture make for a warm and cozy nest. Looking out above the beach from your porch, listening to the sound of the crashing waves, life is good! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mother Dear Ocean Cottages

Address: Calle Bar Pen Playa Negra, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70401, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Price Range: €104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
Also Known As:
Mother Dear Ocean Cottages Costa Rica/Puerto Viejo De Talamanca
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“This is a spectactular destination for couples.”
  • Our daily view of paradise from our room and the deck. Perfect place to stay!!!
 of 5 bubbles debbieandken2017, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“your own beachfront hideaway”
 of 5 bubbles Laura96423, 15 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Both cabins are identical - no one is better than another. Both have the same amenities and same gorgeous view.”
  • The view from the porch of our house. Stunning!
 of 5 bubbles FrannieNoble, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Both cottages are identical. Just book one, you won't be sorry”
 of 5 bubbles Duncan6, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We had cottage 1 which has nobody on one side so i think it's a little more private”
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