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100m north crossing Mall Pais, Santa Teresa 60111 Costa Rica
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#27 of 85 Speciality lodging in Santa Teresa
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Bajo el Arbol is a quiet B&B with 4 double bedrooms with private or with shared bathroom. The house count with a comfortable living room & dinning room area and a gorgeous 600sqm garden to watch the stars. Within a few steps from the beach, restaurants, stores, bank & supermarkets. Breakfast is including and we have a spanish restaurant with delicious Tapas
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Wifi
Free breakfast
Bar / lounge
Airport transportation
Ski In / Ski Out
Non-smoking hotel
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Non-smoking rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Mid-range
Family
Languages Spoken
English, French, Catalan, Italian

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Grade: 80 out of 100
24Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
1Attractionwithin 0.5 km
51Reviews0Q+A1Room tip
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Anna wrote a review Apr 2021
Reading, United Kingdom5 contributions
This is the best food we’ve had the whole 2 months we’ve been in Costa Rica by far! The restaurant is lit up beautifully and is well located (slightly away from the road unlike other restaurants) We would recommend trying the croquettes, the tuna tataki and the aubergine dish.
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Jana wrote a review Feb 2020
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We stayed at Bajo el Arbol for 7 nights and it has been one of the nicest places we have been to in the past weeks. The accommodation is clean and neatly decorated. The room was cleaned and the bed was made every morning while we were at the beach. The included breakfast in the morning is always consisting of a mixture of fruits and a bit of bread with egg or avocado and tastes great. Mauro and Julio are really nice and helpful with everything, like looking for a transport possibility to the next accommodation or suggesting day trips from Santa Teresa to see some nice places in the area. The accommodation is about 2 minutes away from the sea, the supermarket and the ATM. A restaurant is included in the accommodation (and the food is delicious), however if you want to try something different, there are also many others in the area. The staff working in the restaurant and the accommodation was always in a good mood and treating us very friendly. The sea and beach is really nice and we watched the best sunsets here. I can recommend this place to anyone who is looking to stay in Santa Teresa. I wish I could stay here a bit longer.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Response from mauro p, Propietario at Bajo el Arbol B&B
Responded 7 Feb 2020
Thanks so much to stay with us and your great review. We are glad you have a good time with us. Wish you all the best. Regards
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AimeeNgo wrote a review May 2019
Melbourne, Australia16 contributions10 helpful votes
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I stayed at Bajo el Arbol B&B for 7 nights and thoroughly recommend it. The hospitality of Mauro & Julio is world class, breakfast is fabulous, so is the tapas restaurant for a fancy meal at night. The rooms are kept very clean and nicely decorated with a tropical touch, the B&B is very good value for money (especially in the heart of Santa Teresa, Playa Carmen). Location is perfect, shops/restaurants nearby, and beach access literally out the front, to swim, surf, watch sunsets to your heart’s content. Also Betzy the dog is the cutest. I hope to return again soon!
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Date of stay: May 2019Trip type: Travelled solo
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Response from JulioS2037, Propietario at Bajo el Arbol B&B
Responded 2 May 2019
Muchas gracias por tu review Aimée. Ha sido un auténtico placer tenerte con nosotros estos días, esperamos verte pronto por aquí y deseamos que teneas un fantástico viaje. Un abrazo
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global_gitana wrote a review Apr 2019
London, United Kingdom16 contributions2 helpful votes
I came for 4 nights and ended up staying a week - Mauro and Julio are such friendly & accommodating hosts! Rooms are stylishly unfussy and spotless, and the garden is beautiful with stunning enormous feature tree and shaded hammocks for chilling. Super central location, quiet and very safe, just a short stroll from the beach. Breakfast (included) is delicious!! Highly recommended
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Date of stay: April 2019Trip type: Travelled solo
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Response from JulioS2037, Propietario at Bajo el Arbol B&B
Responded 15 Apr 2019
Muchas gracias Amber por tu opinión, es un auténtico placer tenerte en nuestra casa. Cuando vuelvas a Santa Teresa, te esperaremos con los brazos abiertos. Un beso
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cmorrs23 wrote a review Feb 2019
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Wow. From the stay to the food, I would highly recommend Bajo el Árbol to anyone visiting Santa Teresa and Malpaís! My girlfriend and I spent 3 nights here and were immensely satisfied with Mauro and Julio's accommodations. We planned on having a nice meal out one night on our vacation... We are so glad we saved it for our final night at Bajo el Árbol. We tried three tapas, the octopus & sweet potato plato principal, and the cava sangria. We LOVED the eggplant, honey and goat cheese tapa. It was delicately sliced and sweet -- you might mistake the eggplant for a fruit. The octopus special (pictured) was amazing as well -- the presentation was beautiful. As guests we got 10% off! The wonderful cooking from Julio was a feature every morning -- free breakfast, with coffee and wonderful toast, fresh fruit salad, and a breakfast tapa (it changed daily -- e.g. one day was avocado toast). But the cooking was equally matched by Mauro's fantastic hospitality as our go-to contact for our stay. We enjoyed the romantic and rustic feel of the B&B, that offered community and privacy at our leisure (only four rooms are for rent). The yard has wonderful hammocks and comfortable seating, and it is just across the street from the beach. We used a mosquito net, but the bugs were never a big issue. We heard some noise late one night, but it didn't affect our experience overall. From the food to the accommodations, we would highly recommend Mauro and Julio's Bajo el Árbol. Definitely consider staying or eating here if you can!
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Date of stay: February 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from mauro p, Propietario at Bajo el Arbol B&B
Responded 11 Feb 2019
Thanks for the wonderful review. We do the best we can and we are happy when our customers appreciate it.
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PRICE RANGE
US$40 - US$62 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Mama Killa Bed & Breakfast + Organic Cafe
LOCATION
Costa RicaProvince of PuntarenasSanta Teresa
NUMBER OF ROOMS
4
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Frequently Asked Questions about Bajo el Arbol B&B
Which popular attractions are close to Bajo el Arbol B&B?
Nearby attractions include Playa Carmen (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Bajo el Arbol B&B?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Bajo el Arbol B&B?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Bajo el Arbol B&B?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Bajo el Arbol B&B?
Conveniently located restaurants include El Tercer Ojo, Product C, and The Bakery.
Does Bajo el Arbol B&B have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Bajo el Arbol B&B offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Bajo el Arbol B&B?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, Italian, and Catalan.
Is Bajo el Arbol B&B accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.