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Marina Papagayo

Peninsula Papagayo, Costa Rica
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Excellent Facilities & Service

We stayed at the Marina and absolutely loved it! We were worried that it would be too isolated from... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2016
San Diego, California
via mobile
Great time fishing on the Zara

we have had made several great trips to Costa Rica, and have chartered the Zara to fish and cruise... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2016
Atlanta, Georgia
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible26%
17 Jun 2016
“Excellent Facilities & Service”
14 Apr 2016
“Great time fishing on the Zara”
Peninsula Papagayo, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Marina and absolutely loved it! We were worried that it would be too isolated from the resort area but it actually was a nice refuge from the crowded hotels. Waking up every morning we enjoyed our coffee on the lanai while...More

Thank yolofam4
Reviewed 15 April 2016

we have had made several great trips to Costa Rica, and have chartered the Zara to fish and cruise. The crew is always great, and we have had fantastic fishing (when the fishing is good it has been unbelievable!) The boat is very well equipped,...More

Thank 598jackie
Reviewed 13 December 2015 via mobile

Excellent staff. Concierge service. Clearance in and out support. No need to use over priced agent. Rent a car, available on site, and clear your yacht in or out of the country yourself. Manager exceptionally helpful and productive. Crew Lounge. Media room. Fuel available, but...More

Thank Darien H
Reviewed 16 August 2015

We went fishing on the ZARA boat for a half day, cost of over $2,000. The crew was lazy, did not communicate , left the same bait on the hooks for hours without changing. They were simply going thru the motions and it was awful....More

2  Thank scott t
laurastiles, Owner of Charter Yacht ZARA at Marina Papagayo, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2015

Fishing is always fun when you are catching them. In any case, our experienced crew has an incredible reputation. If we could only control the bite!

Reviewed 11 September 2014

I expected more from a marina that is considered "state-of-the-art". Hardly any boats and not much going on around the common areas. Marina store was average in what they offer and extremely overpriced. Cleanliness of the bathrooms is questionable!

2  Thank Samuel K
Reviewed 4 September 2014

This marina is first class and can handle any vessel from a kayak to a 200+ foot yacht. Well guarded with a nice hotel, store, bar and fueling station.

Thank JSR_Adventures
Reviewed 29 April 2014

An excellent, well-run marina. The staff were all terrific; they couldn’t have been more helpful or pleasant. Dan and Bryan assisted us with national check-in and check-out and with the international check-out. We needed a refrigeration repair, and Dan found us a great guy (Javier...More

Thank Jane D
Reviewed 13 February 2014 via mobile

We stayed a couple of hours at the restaurant I took some chicken wings and my wife the catch of the day the mahi was ok . the 13% of taxes and the 10 % of service are not included be aware of it Food...More

Thank Jcbga
Reviewed 25 July 2013

Arrived by yacht after dark from Nicaragua. Marina staff arranged for customs and immigration to come to yacht the following morning to clear entry. They were pleasant an efficient. Confusion with a neighbor yacht on customs protocol that their boat captain blamed on bad information...More

2  Thank Alex G
Reviewed 27 March 2013

We own a charter boat (Dragin Fly) out of Los Suenos Marina and went up to check this marina out. We met with the marina manager and had a wonderful experience. We had a nice tour of the area and he spent as much time...More

2  Thank DownEastGuideService
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Leland T
17 June 2016|
Response from laurastiles | Property representative |
I am the owner of the ZARA. We strive to provide our clients an enjoyble experience. We are happy to answer any questions you may have and especially your concerns.