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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
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3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 18 June 2016

Thank you Zene and Henner for an unforgettable trip!! Cristal Azul far surpassed any of our expectations. Getting there is half the adventure and once you arrive you will be mesmerized by the views, sounds and peaceful setting. Nestled on a lush mountain, overlooking the...More

Thank Christina D
Response from enez, Owner at Cristal AzulResponded 20 July 2016

Christina, we had SO much fun with your family! You truly captured every magical moment that goes into creating a fabulous family vacation and went with the flow with such ease during the unpredictable moments of the early rainy season! You blended a perfect mix...More

Reviewed 14 May 2016

I booked this property on hotels.com based on the photos and reviews. Soon after my booking, the owner repeatedly emailed me telling me I had to cancel because expedia made a mistake with my booking. The owner explained that during that time rooms are held...More

1  Thank mntaveler
Response from enez, Owner at Cristal AzulResponded 1 June 2016

TO NOTE: THIS MEMBER DID NOT SAY WITH US! Dear Mary, Welcome to TripAdvisor, I see this is your first review! Please allow me to restate again how very sorry I am for the error that occurred with your online booking with Hotels.com. As I...More

Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

Thank you Zene and Henner for making our trip to this part of Costa Rica so special... Cristal Azul is nestled at the top of the hillside overlooking Playa San Miguel. The trip up a dusty unassuming track was a little daunting at first... but...More

Thank KatieWimbledon1981
Response from enez, Owner at Cristal AzulResponded 16 June 2016

Katie, thank you so much for your kind words! I am sorry it took so long to get the French Toast recipe but I see today that Greg has it! Enjoy - and we hope that you will always think of the view, our monkeys,...More

Reviewed 5 May 2016

We recently stayed at Cristal Azul with our two small children. Everyone had an incredible time. The staff were warm and helpful, the facilities were lovely and well-maintained, and the location is amazing. The five minute drive up to the hotel is something to be...More

1  Thank Jonathan S
Response from enez, Owner at Cristal AzulResponded 16 June 2016

Thanks John! We really appreciate your kind words here on TripAdvisor! I especially like your comments about the road and our location. Yes, our road is a bit of an adventure and not for the faint of heart but to go truly off the grid...More

Reviewed 13 April 2016

There are so many highlights of our stay at Cristal Azul, with the top being the warmth and hospitality of Zene and Henner. Zene helped with a number of arrangements for our group of 7, two families with older kids (teens and a 21 year...More

Thank Michele_M90
Response from enez, Owner at Cristal AzulResponded 16 June 2016

Michele - thank you so much! Our goal at Cristal Azul (and now also LocosCocos) is to allow visitors to no only step off the beaten path and experience what Costa Rica was like before the world arrived but to also create incredible moments and...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
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Price range
USD 123 - USD 277 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Details
Price range
USD 123 - USD 277 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available
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"All 4 rooms face the sea with a spectacular view."
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"All rooms have sliding glass doors, with good curtains to enjoy the view, or ensure pivacy."
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"For privacy, try to get the cabina at the far end so you have no foot traffic in front of glass doors."
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"There are not too many rooms -- I don't think you can get a bad one!"
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