We were put in a tent room ( we werent sure what we were getting when we booked on Expedia) for over $240 per night. Not great value except breakfast and dinner were included.
Our tent room was small. The bed was huge and took most of the space. We had to go outside to go into our private bathroom but at least there was a sink in our room. No AC in the tent but a good ceiling fan that cooled the room down at night. The pillow was way too big and the blanket was nasty. We wished there was a bungalow available to upgrade to, but unfortunately not.
The meals were awesome, the staff very friendly and the grounds, including the pool, were gorgeous.
We had a massage but they didn't touch my legs! I think the whole body is connected and all should be massaged.
Not too much to do so very relaxing stay.
"Very pleasant stay, staff made very nice. Congrat!"
We used the hotel bus from San Jose, comfortable and excellent service. Reception staff Gonzalo & Alex outstanding. Very pls with the staff in the restaurants and with the cleanness regardless we stayed on a long week end with lots of people. The food was very good as well as the maintenance and cleanness of the room. The gardens beautiful ! The beach, if you walk a few yards to the left you can find a lovely beach with lots of vegetation nearby.
"Secluded, romantic, peaceful with beautiful views"
We had a wonderful experience at Casitas Sollevante! Our hosts Farina, Louis and Pancetta (the pot belly pig) were very friendly and attentive. Our casista was roomy, bright and comfortable. The pool overlooking the Pacific Ocean and mainland Costa Rica was exceptionally clean.
The location was perfect for us, being slightly removed from the lively village of Montezuma. A short inexpensive taxi ride brought us to all area attractions such as beaches, hikes, waterfalls and restaurants. We were fortunate to meet up with Esteban, a friendly, knowledgeable young taxi driver who drove us wherever we wanted to go at a reasonable rate. He spoke excellent English and gave us helpful tips about the area.
We are so happy with our choice of Casita Sollevante!
Marie from Marthas Vineyard, MA
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This stop on my 2 week trip in Costa Rica was the highlight! From the staff being extremely helpful to the villas being above any expectations I could of had! The gardeners and room service crew looked happy, the 2 cooks Mario and Maria made amazing food and the concierge were always around making sure we were happy no matter what! I am going back to Costa Rica and I am definitely coming back to Latitude 10!!!
We chose Hotel Tropico Latino for our honeymoon stay in Santa Teresa, and it was gorgeous. We went with the beach bungalow, which I would highly recommend for anyone who's looking for some quiet privacy with a personal hammock and a very nearby beach. The staff was very friendly and accommodating, and the food at the hotel restaurant is pricey but really delicious and worth trying at least once. I loved that you could have drinks brought to you right on the beach all afternoon. And the beach is mostly sandy with very few rocky parts - a lot of strong waves, though, and great for surfing if you're into it. While in itself being very private and relaxing, the hotel's location is conveniently located along the same road as many local sodas, bars and supermarkets, and it is also easy to rent an ATV and take a day trip to see Montezuma Falls. We also used a local tour agency to take a day trip to Tortuga Island for snorkeling, and went horseback riding at a nearby ranch. So, there's tons to see and do, and yet the option to absolutely do nothing and enjoy the peace and tranquility of the warm ocean breeze. I would highly, highly recommend it, and hope to get back there again someday!
The El Sano Banano is a great choice for travellers on a budget! You have access to the gorgeous pool at the Ylang Ylang Resort without paying the high price.
We stayed at El Sano for 3 nights. The staff are great and there are lots of choices for the breakfast that is included. Not your typical toast muffin and cereal here - hot breakfasts, fruit, yogurt, granola etc.
Our only complaint was that the shower was not hot water, and you had to be brave in the morning! But it is perfect and much needed after a day on the beach.
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