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Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Hotel is clean and nicely appointed. In a safe area with relatively easy access to Tamarindo (30 minute drive) and surrounding locations.

Only complaint: restaurant staff, although very friendly, tended to be a bit forgetful.

Stayed: September 2018, travelled as a couple
Thank Calvin B
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

We stayed at this charming hotel for the last half of our honeymoon and it was wonderful! The room we had was more modern and clean. The beds are pretty firm, which I like. It's beachfront and also has an awesome pool and swim up bar. Jay at the bar and Jose in the restaurant gave us great conversation and suggestions on where to explore in the area. They were so helpful! Also, there was a miscommunication with our order at the restaurant one night by a different server. Ronald came up to us the next day and asked us about the miscommunication with the other server forgetting our appetizers and Ronald made it right! Great service!! Also, if you need a taxi or suggestions on where to eat, Diego at the front desk was so helpful! We were here during the "rainy" season but the weather was beautiful and we had the hotel mostly to ourselves. This is the best hotel in the area!! Can't wait to visit again.

Room Tip: Modern King Suite
  • Stayed: September 2018, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank Lauren W
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Reviewed 30 August 2018

This hotel gives you a fancy resort feel without the cost. By far the nicest hotel on the beach for miles. The staff was very helpful and welcoming. The only bad thing was that the beds could have been more comfortable.

Stayed: April 2018
Thank rbrunton85
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

The place is beautiful, the weather is typically perfect, the food is great, and the rooms are comfortable. This is a great place if you're looking for somewhere relaxing, where you don't have to put in much effort, but that isn't super commercialized in a way that makes you feel like you could be anywhere in the world having the same experience. That said, what really stood out was the overall atmosphere of welcome and fun. The staff are very attentive and constantly in a good mood, which is infectious. I cannot say enough about two of the waiters/bartenders - Andy and Jose. They were incredibly polite, engaging, and attentive, and they made our stay twice as enjoyable. Give these two a promotion - all of the guests absolutely love them!

Room Tip: King sun suite is well worth it - you can directly see the ocean and relax in your own hammock or private outdoor jacuzzi.
  • Stayed: August 2018, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank Remington P
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Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

We Stayed at Bahia del Sol after touring many different areas of Costa Rica. It was meant to be the “relaxing” part of the trip, “do nothing”, “chill out”...and it didn’t disappoint! What a view from the beachfront- open ocean, forested cliffs and the most amazing sunsets I’ve ever witnessed. Great pool area, jacuzzi and swim-up bar, lawned gardens and sizeable palapa for 8:30am yoga sessions- which are well worth trying. (Thank you Colleen & Michelle)
Good choice for breakfast options. We also ate at the restaurant 1 evening with prices being reasonable, food nicely presented but mains could have more sides to accompany each dish. Rooms are comfortable, clean & spacious with TV & fast wi-fi.
Walking left out the beachfront- try the sailing club (2mins walk), The Beach House restaurant & bar (20mins walk) or Soda El Estero Azul (25mins walk- just past the rocks!) for nice meal alternatives. Walking right (25mins walk) takes you to Las Brisas bar & restaurant but we only had a drink here, can’t comment on the food. There’s also a supermarket 5mins from the hotel.
Overall, amazing location makes for a great hotel!

Stayed: August 2018, travelled as a couple
1  Thank louise s
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