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Sugar's Monkey
Ranked #2 of 6 Playa Grande B&B and Inns
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Reviewed 17 June 2017

I love Sugar's Monkey so much! 2 min walk from the beach which is an amazing surf spot. the staff and owner will hook you up with whatever you need when you are there, transport, surf rental, tours they will always help you!. I will be back there for sure

Room Tip: The rooms are simple, theystill have AirCon and your private bathroom.
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Stayed: April 2017, travelled solo
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Reviewed 16 May 2017

This is a small, informal and impressively crafted wooden surf hostel. The rooms have basic creature comfort (no TV), but the common areas are comfy and open with appealing contemporary furnishings. The A/C was cold, the pool was refreshing, the food and drinks were great. Just down the road is the path to the beach, and at low tide you can walk to Tamarindo in about 45 minutes.

  • Stayed: May 2017, travelled with friends
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EnricoAngeloReina, Direttore at Sugar's Monkey, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2017

Thanks we work every day to offer best quality food ..... and good vibe!

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Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

This hotel was amazing. Quiet and secluded. The staff are awesome and so hospitable. A short walk to the beach. Amazing view. Cool outdoor gym equipment. I wish we had booked for more than one night. The hotel offers surf lessons for a reasonable price as well as many excursions. Great food and awesome selection of craft beer. This hotel is a gem.

Stayed: April 2017, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Sugar's Monkey is a lively, unpretentious place. With only a few room, it has a very homely feel and the staff are very friendly and relaxed. Its location, only a few meters from the beach, is hard to beat for surfers. And with a couple of restaurants around and a small shop for food nearby, it is a perfect base for a few days.

Stayed: March 2017, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 1 February 2017

last minute reservation and we loved it! The vibe is what makes this hotel - laid back , chill, friendly....we loved the common area with the pool table and bar and small restaurant ...we played pool until late - great drinks form the bar - ate breakfast in the morning and the food was wonderful - so fresh and delicious ...loved the 2 kittens that seem to live there - the rooms are ok - the only downside was the bathroom - very small and the sink was perched very precariously on the pedestal and we never got any hot water for the showers ....but the rest made up for it and we loved how close it was to Playa Grande! One of our favorite places of our trip!

  • Stayed: January 2017, travelled with family
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Additional Information about Sugar's Monkey

Address: | 250 Meters South of Minae, Cabo Velas, Playa Grande 50308, Costa Rica (Formerly Playa Grande Inn)
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Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Grande
Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 6 B&Bs / Inns in Playa Grande
Price Range: €54 - €101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Sugar's Monkey 2.5*
Number of rooms: 8
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Tropical life style Sugars Monkey is a small hostel where you can breath ocean; 150 mt from miles white sandy beach, welcomes its guests with pool surrounded of tropical garden where you can eat fresh and healthy food from our restaurant open from breakfast time till dinner. Eight room with air conditioning, ambient fans, private bathroom, shower and hot water; Two room settings: doble room for two occupancy and large room for four occupancy. Community space, gym and pool table are free for guest, Be Water surf rental and tour will happy to take you into waterworld ....... ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Playa Grande Hotel Playa Grande
Hotel Playa Grande
Sugar's Monkey Costa Rica/Playa Grande

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