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DoceLunas Hotel, Restaurant & Spa

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Quebrada Seca 400 M Este from Costanera, Jaco, Garabito Municipality 4132 Costa Rica
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#3 of 44 hotels in Jaco
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DoceLunas is a spectacular Four Star hotel with five acres of tropical gardens at the base of a cool jungle covered mountain. Coatimundi, kinkajou, anteaters, toucans, and scarlet macaws can be seen here. We have a lovely mosaic lined pool with a waterfall cave, a full services spa, and yoga classes. Check out our excellent reviews and come join us in paradise!
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Yoga classes
Free breakfast
Bicycles available
Hiking
Children's television networks
Parking
Wifi
Hot bath
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Yoga room
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Special diet menus
Horseback riding
Bicycle tours
Fishing
Patio
Airport transportation
Spa
Body wrap
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Full body massage
Makeup services
Manicure
Massage
Pedicure
Salon
Waxing services
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
24-hour check-in
Laundry service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Coffee / tea maker
Minibar
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Safe
VIP room facilities
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Clothes rack
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Complimentary toiletries
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Room types
Mountain view
Pool view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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Quiet
Mid-range
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
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Charlana B wrote a review Jul 2022
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Spent a week here with my partner. The resort was beautiful. The rooms were clean and spacious and beautiful as well. Staff is very friendly and go out of their way to make your experience the best. The spa services are top notch. I had the most amazing facial ever. The owner has done an amazing job at making this property gorgeous inside and out. Be careful of the monkeys they like to steal sunglasses from the poolside! We made some great memories here. Highly recommend DoceLunas!!
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Leslie wrote a review Jun 2022
Whitehorse, Canada2 contributions
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Amazing oasis just a few km from the bustle of surf town of Jaco. Would surf in the morning and return to the cool, tranquille atmosphere of Docelunas for the pm- resting by the pool and taking in the flora, fauna and local white faced monkeys who would come for a late afternoon visit. The staff were super kind, and incredibly helpful. The rooms were incredibly spacious and clean. Breakfast was very tasty and filling. Espresso machine in the room was top! Would visit again!
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: If it’s low season, check to see the restaurant hours. Hotel provides towels for the beach and...
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Gabrielle P wrote a review Jun 2022
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It is such a lovely place !! A quick taxi ride and you can enjoy the Main Street and surf in the ocean, but then return to the lovely, peacefulness of the hotel. The staff is extremely helpful and kind and the hotel itself is beautiful. Definitely recommend to anyone who is wanting to experience the wonder of the jungles as-well as the relaxation of a get away !
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: During low season call to see if the restaurant is open !
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BeadBabeTravel wrote a review Jun 2022
Miami Beach, Florida103 contributions54 helpful votes
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We held another spectacular event at Doce Lunas. We have traveled all over Central America hosting week long, all inclusive, events and Doce Lunas BY FAR exceeds all expectations. From the initial planning stages through implementation to the conclusion of the event, the management team of Carmen and Angel responded with each and every detail as if it were their event. The front desk associates Jordan, Ashley and Beatriz were there every day to make sure our members had any extra amenities they needed, as well as arranged excursions and other concierge services. The restaurant and bar team of Maria, Darwin, Santiago, Jorge, Frank, Pablo, Victoria, and Ivannia made sure every meal and beverage was delicious and delightfully prepared and presented. The housekeeping staff of Yorleni, Veronica and Zayra were prompt when extra linens were needed and stealth for cleaning when members were out of their rooms. Freddy had the gardens looking amazing with lush and well cared for flowers and vegetation. Not an easy task in the jungle! Along with Herling and Eldner keeping up with the grounds keeping. Last but not least do we mention Hugo, Enrique, Samuel and Omar that were always willing to man the gate, help with luggage and with event set up and take down. We can't thank the ownership, management and staff for all they did to make our event another HUGE success! Pura Vida!
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Date of stay: May 2022
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Room Tip: The Deluxe Rooms are closest to the pool, and the Luxury Rooms are closest to the...
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Cristin P wrote a review Jun 2022
Kansas City, Missouri11 contributions
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Doce Lunas was an incredible experience for my birthday trip. We spent a week here at this pristine property. The staff was incredible including the owner Chris who gave us a tour of the gardens. The animals were so much fun. I missed my dogs and cat, but was able to enjoy the resort pets. Romeo the cat was my favorite along with all the crazy monkeys. The property is kept immaculate. The gardeners are out daily making everything beautiful. Housekeeping was wonderful and they even did laundry for us. The food was delicious in the restaurant and the service was fabulous. A special thanks to Victoria and Frank for all that they did to keep my glass full and put a smile on my face. The pool was lovely with a cave a waterfall. Overall, it was a magical week and I would definitely recommend staying at this secure resort close to town. ¡Gracias por todo!
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Jason D wrote a review May 2022
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We had a short but sweet 1 night stay. Friendly staff, friendly dogs and cats...especially a juvenile cat named Romeo whom my daughter absolutely adored. Even if DoceLunas didn't have delicious food, a spacious, clean, comfortable room with ice-cold AC, friendly and helpful staff, free bicycles to borrow, or the beautifully landscaped grounds and resident capuchin monkeys....even if it didn't have all of that, it would have been worth it to stay there just to pet Romeo the cat.
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Date of stay: April 2022
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Jackie K wrote a review Mar 2022
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Our family spent a week at a Doce Lunas and loved it. The place is really beautiful, gorgeous tropical flower plants, bushes and palm trees. Birds singing, like a tropical paradise. The pool is superb, very artistic design, quite large and with a waterfall in one end with rocks and plants & a cave. There us also a spa. The rooms are beautifully decorated, spacious and with all the comfort. The AC works strong and you can control. There is a mini fridge in the room and a coffee machine that also makes expresso. The property is spotless. Housekeeping is professional and friendly All the staff we found were most friendly, spoke English well and were ready to help in any way to make our stay special. Location is excellent as it is close to beach and lots of town attractions. We enjoyed breakfast several days and it was fresh and delicious. We also had a very good dinner one day, most flavorful. The restaurant is also very nice at night and one day they had a local band playing live music that was excellent. Wifi is strong through out the property ( our 2 teenagers did not complain once😊!) Doce Lunas is a jewel and we are certainly planning to return in the future!
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Date of stay: March 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
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LoveNewExperiences wrote a review Feb 2022
Bartlesville, Oklahoma1090 contributions207 helpful votes
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In Nov 21 my daughter and her fiance had a small (9 people total) wedding at DoceLunas. The 9 of us spent a full week here and absolutely loved it. The wedding prep, ceremony and reception were absolutely perfect and Carmen (the coordinator) was fantastic. She made the entire process very simple and was very service oriented not only before but during the stay. She worked with us to arrange everything including transportation and all of the excursions we wanted to do after the wedding. The location of this resort is within a 15 minute walk of town but there are also bikes available for use (free). We loved the secluded feeling of the resort and the fact that it was much smaller or more local feeling than the big chain resorts. The staff are all very nice and accommodating. We also enjoyed the food. The only downside in my opinion was not having food service available in the evenings except on weekends but that was not a problem for us. I wouldn't hesitate to come back to Docelunas in the future and would highly recommend for someone looking for a beautiful wedding venue. We had a fantastic time.
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Date of stay: November 2021
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canadianamigos wrote a review Jan 2022
Toronto, Canada173 contributions112 helpful votes
The grounds of this place are amazing. impeccably kept and gorgeous. The pool is lovely. The rooms are spacious and very clean. It is peaceful (most of the time) and you won't find a better night's sleep anywhere. The staff is very friendly and helpful. the breakfast is nice - although it could use a little more variety (i was there for 2 weeks). Couple of things that took me by surprise: the restaurant closes at 3pm most days. It's only open for dinner on the weekend (or when it is fully booked i guess). It's a bit of a walk (or bike ride) to town - so if you're not driving, be prepared for a 30 min walk (or a taxi of course). There is a little soda (roadside restaurant) just down the street before the main road - they make amazing food and drinks and it's only a 5 min walk. Doesn't look like much - but try it. The weekends are pretty nuts. The pool is slammed with people (they allow day visitors on the weekend for a fee) and a lot of little kids. It's a kids paradise, really - so I guess that makes sense. But for someone there to chill and relax, avoid the weekends! My favourite spot (and i never saw anyone there) is at the top of the little hiking trail behind the yoga studio. It's a bit of a goat path - but at the top (only like 2 minute climb) is a bench. From there, you will see the most amazing sunsets over Jaco. So peaceful and lovely. If you go to the resort - make sure to check it out for sunset. Overall i was very happy with the place - just wish i would have known about the limited (i.e., no) food and drink options after 3 most days. On the bright side - there is a fridge in every room and a convenience store just outside the gates.
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Date of stay: January 2022
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Room Tip: Check out the bench on top of the hiking trail behind the yoga studio at sunset
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Miranda B wrote a review Dec 2021
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My husband and I found Doce Lunas online and through a virtual tour of the property booked it as our wedding destination. We could not have asked for anything more perfect. Every single member of the staff was incredible and treated us as if they were taking care of their own family. It was the most stress-free and enjoyable wedding we could have asked for. The event coordinators really highlighted the beauty of the property and then also helped organize activities for the rest of the week. I cannot say enough about Doce Lunas, it is the perfect intimate venue.
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Date of stay: November 2021
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PRICE RANGE
US$122 - US$137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
docelunas hotel, restaurant hotel jaco, docelunas hotel, restaurant and spa, doce lunas hotel, doce lunas resort
LOCATION
Costa RicaProvince of PuntarenasGarabito MunicipalityJaco DistrictJaco
NUMBER OF ROOMS
20
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Frequently Asked Questions about DoceLunas Hotel, Restaurant & Spa
Which popular attractions are close to DoceLunas Hotel, Restaurant & Spa?
Nearby attractions include Royal Butterflies (7.6 km), Jimmy T's Provisions (7.3 km), and Tico Pod Art House & Gifts (1.9 km).
What are some of the property amenities at DoceLunas Hotel, Restaurant & Spa?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at DoceLunas Hotel, Restaurant & Spa?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at DoceLunas Hotel, Restaurant & Spa?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at DoceLunas Hotel, Restaurant & Spa?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to DoceLunas Hotel, Restaurant & Spa?
Conveniently located restaurants include El Novillo Alegre Jaco, The Beer House, and Amara.
Are there opportunities to exercise at DoceLunas Hotel, Restaurant & Spa?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and yoga classes during their stay.
Does DoceLunas Hotel, Restaurant & Spa have airport transportation?
Yes, DoceLunas Hotel, Restaurant & Spa offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at DoceLunas Hotel, Restaurant & Spa?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.
Is DoceLunas Hotel, Restaurant & Spa accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.