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Napa, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took our adult son with us for a seven day stay at Pirate Cove. We enjoyed ourselves thoroughly and feel very comfortable giving it a rave review. Pirate Cove is not a luxurious place to stay but it is very comfortable, well appointed, and spotlessly clean. The three of us shared a beachfront bungalow with a double bed and...

Thank Chuck S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family had a great stay at Pirate Cove. We would definitely like to come back here! We would recommend this to anyone who would like to take a step back from the stress and have all your needs taken care of. The family style meals are absolutely fantastic. The meals are served on time and they looked elegant and...

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Fribourg, Switzerland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed there three nights and booked two tours. The first one was to Corcovado NP. I definitely would do it again, but i would hope for better weather :( it rained all the time when we were there so we could not do our second excursion in the end. The rooms are great and quite big. We stayed in...

1Thank moen4445
Reviewed 14 December 2016

This is a review of the dive operator only; we didn't stay at this property. Wilson and the crew were great, no complaints there. The dives themselves were not particularly spectacular; I've seen other reviews that say the snorkeling is a better value at Cano Island. A few observations: 1. Thin shorties are the standard equipment, and you won't get...

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drake2006, Owner at Pirate Cove, responded to this review

Sorry you didn’t enjoy your dives with Cano Divers, but I am responding to a few factual errors and misunderstandings in your review. 1. If you get picked up from the beach, you are correct in saying that we do not allow you to try on your equipment at that moment. However, you could have passed directly to the hotel...

Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Pirate cove was amazing! We stayed here for 3 nights, the staff work together like a well oiled machine. On arrival the staff carry guests bags off the boat and to the rooms. Check in was a breeze over a welcome drink. There are free kayaks to use and the use of welly boots for tours. The rooms have hammocks...

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San Mateo, California
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Our group of three were making our way down the Osa. We made a last minute decision that we did not want to camp in Drake Bay, we wanted a hotel for the night. Early afternoon we started calling hotels and Pirate Cove was the only to answer. I spoke to the owner in San Jose who had his Assistant(maybe...

2Thank Karin S
Reviewed 7 September 2016

My husband, 19 year old son and I went on 4 fantastic fun filled dives with divemaster Wilson of Pirate Cove around Christmas, 2015. To this day, our son wishes that we had done more diving! It was that good. Our hotel, Corcovado Jungle Lodge only offered scuba with this operator and I was curious to learn as much as...

3Thank carefree-travels
Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Note: We did not stay at the hotel, we only used the SCUBA/snorkeling excursions. Our group of 2 new-ish divers and 2 virgin snorkelers were picked up together from the stone dock at La Paloma. We all headed out in the dive boat to meet the snorkeling boat and trade some passengers, but found a pod of four humpback whales...

2Thank Laene
Province of Zaragoza, Spain
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Excellent place to hide. Plenty of possibilities to enjoy nature in a secluded, still virgin place. Very friendly owner and employees. Near the Corcovado Park, a beautiful, wildlife biological reservation. Also, at 18 kms (about 30 min by speedboat) from the Isla del Caño, a wonderful place for snorkeling. I recommend it without hesitation.

1Thank Manuel B
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

We've been 3 days/nights at this small boutique resort and found it a perfect hideaway place to stay, next to the beach and its natural surroundings of natural reserve Drakebay. Lodges are great and gives you that adventures feeling. We took a few tours and loved it, especially with Osa Rural Tours and its guide Danny Chavez hiking towards the...

1Thank Benjamin v

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  • Free Internet
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Pirate Cove is a small hotel, consisting of comfortable cabins bungalows an Ac Room located on Osa Peninsula the least developed and most bio-diversified area of Costa Rica. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pirate Cove

Address: Next to the Drake Bay River, Drake Bay, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Drake Bay
Price Range: €204 - €299 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Pirate Cove 2.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
Pirate Cove Drake Bay
Pirate Cove Costa Rica/Drake Bay
Hotel Style:
#5 Romantic Hotel in Drake Bay
#5 Family Hotel in Drake Bay
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Drake Bay
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“definitely a bungalow”
 of 5 bubbles moen4445, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms looking at the bay.”
 of 5 bubbles Z549EImanuelb, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Great place for families with teenage children. Costa Rica at its finest!!!”
 of 5 bubbles Sarah01982, 30 Jun 2016 | Read review
“If you are ok with just fans, the Cabins are the best deal, if you want the A/C, the Deluxe is for you.”
  • The porch off the room
  • Deluxe Cabin With ocean view
  • The Cabin
 of 5 bubbles kylem963, 2 May 2016 | Read review
“Splurge on the AC unless you are well acclimatized to the very hot temperatures”
 of 5 bubbles nroe, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
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