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Reviewed 10 July 2011

I was in Costa Rica for a couple of weeks this June. I had no plans other than heading to the Santa Teresa, going to the Funky Monkey (recommended by a friend) and figured I would plan my trip from there. I ended up staying my entire vacation there. So many perks. . .great mellow/layback town, beautiful beaches, warm water...

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Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 July 2011

came to funky monkey as a backpacker, who was planning to leave the hostel after a month......... I stayed for 3 MONTHS! I cant say enough about the place. - Located within 100 yards of santa teresa beach - ocean view from the kitchen - one of the best chefs in costa rica (Alex) - rooms for a cheap backpacker...

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Porto, Portugal
Reviewed 20 June 2011

One off the best places in the world. They have a really cool place with Pool, yoga dojo, lots of rooms, really good restaurant with the really good Chef Alex. Lots off adventures, really good surf town, all the staff is really friendly given u the best vacation ever. The owners Emilio and Gabi are simply great, i felt that...

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Dunedin, Florida
Reviewed 18 June 2011

What an excellent time we had at the Funky Monkey. Alex makes great food. It's very eclectic and he will do whatever he can to please your palette. Bruno is the bartender/everything else. He's fun to talk to and will give you a run down of what's available to do and how to get to places. They make a great...

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1Thank JoshHollis2112
San Jose, California
Reviewed 11 June 2011

I just spent two weeks at the Funky Monkey in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica. I've stayed at many hostels/hotels in my days, and the Funky Monkey rates at the top of the list. The owners, Gabi and Emilio, are great hosts, and the staff is very friendly and hospitable. It felt like a home away from home. The accommodations are...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 30 May 2011

The Funky Monkey is a nice place to stay, especially if you simply want to relax. It is located above the main strip that runs through Santa Teresa. So it is nice and quiet and close to the beach. I went there with a group for a week and got to know the crew that keep it going - I...

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Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 29 May 2011

1. Alex, the chef at the restaurant, is nothing less than amazing! Menu changes constantly and he will try to satisfy your appettite with the best dishes you've ever had in your life. 2. Bruno's mixed drinks and hospitality. He was extremely courteous and helpful. He also makes the most delicious drinks and makes tons of jokes :) (tell Alex...

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1Thank KarenV8
Mont-Saint-Hilaire, Canada
Reviewed 17 May 2011

We stayed at the Funky monkey lodge in March for 4 nights ! The people were great : staff and the guests ! Always avalaible to give us some surf advices, .they have a great pool, nice kitchen ! Nothing better in the afternoon to go the grocery, buy some fruits, come back to the Funky Monkey, make a nice...

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Thank Audray99
ottawa
Reviewed 27 April 2011

We ended up at Funky Monkey by accident, and we loved it. Nahuel, Guillaume, Guillaume's novia (I forget your name!) - all of you guys made us feel really at home (Meghan & Brian from Canada). Here's what we liked: - service was excellent - everyone was so nice and helpful, and always tried to find solutions to our problems,...

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boulder, co
Reviewed 12 April 2011

Recently my girlfriends and I took a much needed vacation to Santa Teresa, Costa Rica. I cannot say enough fabulous things about the Funky Monkey and their staff. Upon arrival, we were greeted and shown our quaint bungalow. Very well priced, clean, spacious, open and adorable bungalow. Time seemed to stop; so relaxing. Emilio, Gabi, Noel, and the rest of...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Beach lodge on a natural hill in the middle of a private jungle, away from the main street but only 200m walking from the main surfer beach, famous for its white sand and perfect waves. Great place for solo travelers, couples, families or groups. Clean and comfortable rooms with daily maid, free wireless, free and secure parking, safe place with restaurant and swimming pool. Great getaway! ... more   less 

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Address: center of Santa Teresa | 200m From Public School, Santa Teresa 60111, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Santa Teresa
Price Range: €82 - €229 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Funky Monkey Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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Also Known As:
Funky Monkey Hotel Santa Teresa
Funky Monkey Santa Teresa
Funky Monkey Lodge Costa Rica/Santa Teresa
Hotel Style:
#12 Romantic Hotel in Santa Teresa
#13 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Teresa
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