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    La Ponderosa Beach and Jungle Resort

    Pavones Beachfront, one mile south of river | PO Box 81-8250, Ciudad Neily, Pavones, Costa Rica
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    Overview
    • Excellent83%
    • Very good15%
    • Average0%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “laid back” (6 reviews)
    “beach front” (3 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Suites
    Kitchenette
    Multilingual Staff
    Wheelchair Access
    Laundry Service
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    1 - 5 of 74 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    My first trip to Costa Rica and I feel like I hit a homerun. Marshal and Angie were very helpful and have built a beautiful hotel set in the lush jungle of pavones. The gardens and walking trails are fantastic and the volcanic sand beaches...More

    Thank Todd S
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Definitely the best place I've ever stayed. Totally stoked on our visit. Marshall and Angie The rooms were amazing, Comfy beds, Ac, Wifi, Cable tv. Such good food and amazing people at such a good price you can't beat it. There are so many options...More

    Thank Tgermain
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Pavones is a hidden gem if you are really wanting to super chill, away from it all in one of the most beautiful places in the world. The beach is fab for surfing. Angela and Marshall were great in providing support on where to go...More

    Thank A TripAdvisor Member
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    first time for me at la ponderosa, and the fourth time for the bf who's a surfer. it completely lived up to everything he said and so much more! the grounds of la ponderosa is beautiful and you can really tell that the owners put...More

    Thank misc1774
    Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

    This place is amazing the owners are very accommodating. It's seems very family oriented with the guests as well. The food is good and the rooms are very well kept. Air conditioning and the fans work great! The pool is perfect size. If you wanna...More

    Thank Jena D
    Response from pavones, Owner at La Ponderosa Beach and Jungle ResortResponded 4 weeks ago

    THANKS for your review and recommendation of La Ponderosa. We hope to see you again next surf season for some more perfect, pavones waves. Glad the AC and a pool helped you keep cool and enjoy your stay. Angela

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Restaurant
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 60 - USD 125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Puntarenas >
    • Pavones
    • Also Known As
    • Cabinas La Ponderosa Hotel Pavones
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    Traveller (83)
    Pool & Beach (18)
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    Dining (3)
    Hotel & Grounds (67)
    Family and Play Areas (1)
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    Room Tips
    "We loved the Toucan room, but really all rooms looked great"
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    "They all good andmeach is unique. Website is accirate"
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    "Overall, The resort is very quiet, there is a little road noise from passing vehicles but even that was..."
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    "safe and comfortable, tropical paradise near the best surf spot."
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