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VT
Reviewed 18 September 2014

Second visit to Recreo....just as relaxing and enjoyable as the first time. I stayed with family and friends in a five bedroom villa. I thoroughly enjoyed the private pool, esp. late at night with the full moon; the almost private beach; the accommodating staff; and just relishing in the quiet with the sounds of nature. The bbq and bonfire on...

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Queensbury, New York, United States
Reviewed 25 August 2014

We stayed in the five bedroom villa this time, it was just as wonderful as the four! Loved the privacy of each bedroom/bathroom suite! Visited Vandara this time and it was so much fun. If you stay here be sure and put that on your itinerary. The beach is as private as before, which is such a pleasant surprise! Ernesto...

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1Thank Mandy C
Waldwick, New Jersey
Reviewed 24 March 2014

Like other reviews have stated, it is very remote. That is ok, as I didn't mind that part at all. Yes, the road is crazy, but that was actually pretty fun. (And despite what others say, it's 35 minutes each way to La Cruz) The property was also very nice. Going to the top of the mountain at sunset is...

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2Thank cruzerj3
Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed 24 March 2014

Stated in many other reviews here... this place is REMOTE. Way out in the middle of nowhere, only nowhere is beautiful and a great place to be in this case. I'll actually start w/ the cons, which there were a few... but in our case they were well worth dealing with to get the total experience. Absolutely worth it. 1....

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Naples, Florida, United States
Reviewed 26 December 2013

This was my 2nd time bringing a group of women down to the area for kiteboarding/yoga and paddleboarding adventure trips and the location was perfect! We didn't stay here the first time (I didn't know about it) and wish we had! The ONLY reason my rating doesn't get 5 stars is because the kitchen was dark/small and appliances/cookware dated, lacking...

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Bend, Oregon
Reviewed 29 November 2013

Wow!! First, let me say this: If you're looking for a plush resort with hotel style rooms, people walking around everywhere, and a shared pool, this isn't for you! If you're looking for a real Costa Rica experience, with tropical wildlife surrounding you, a private pool, your own home (villa), and beaches that are amazing with very few people, then...

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Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 24 October 2013

Oh my gosh. I loved this place! We stayed here for about 11 - 12 days. I won't tell you what Villa we stayed in because I'm being selfish. This resort was freaking awesome! The views... the silence... the SERVICE can't be touched... the villa... oh my gosh this place was just too freaking cool. The service was just insanely...

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1Thank justadude1986
brooklyn
Reviewed 21 August 2013

This place was a perfect getaway! Great service and lovely accommodations. I love the privacy of the villas with the private pools. The cleanliness of the villas was pristine. The food was beyond delicious. It was fresh and brought straight from the kitchen to the table. I can't say a bad thing about Recreo. I will definitely be coming back!

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Langhorne, Pennsylvania, United States
Reviewed 15 August 2013

This location was chosen as a result of the great reviews on Trip Advisor and the many conversations we had with those at the property prior to our trip. We were two families that traveled together for a week and stayed at villa #7. Our children were ages 9, 11, 13, 14. From the time we were picked up in...

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 8 August 2013

Recreo was the highlight of or 10-day Costa Rican vacation. We stayed at hotel resorts in San Jose as well, but if you want to see authentic, pristine Costa Rica, you need to get away from the rest of the tourists. The villas are impeccably clean, sleek and modern, and ultra private. I didn't hear another guest during the 5-days...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Recreo Resort, a 63-acre mountain and beach estate near Playa Rajada is just 1 hour and 30 minutes from Liberia airport. Choose from one of our private villas, all with private pools and ocean views. During the holidays,included in the price of the All-Inclusive package are airport transfers, a villa cook and housekeeper, all meals and beverages, concierge and all onsite activities including kayaking, tennis, mountain biking, hiking, snorkeling and a range of beach activities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Recreo

Address: West Playa Rajada 800, 51001, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste
Price Range: $417 - $859 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Recreo 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Villa 7 is a 4 bedroom with amazing view. The higher on the mountain, the better the view.”
 of 5 bubbles Zipotesx5, 2 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Call and discuss the pros and cons of the various homes w/ someone from Recreo before you select one. That way you make sure you get one that works best for you. They're all different.”
 of 5 bubbles Bilgewax, 15 Apr 2015 | Read review
“All of the villas are amazing.. just depends on how many people that are traveling in the group to see which villa would work best.”
 of 5 bubbles 582lilyh, 11 Dec 2014 | Read review
“We have stayed in two villas and they were both wonderful.”
 of 5 bubbles 760MandyC, 25 Aug 2014 | Read review
“The higher the house is on the hill, the better the view and the new and nicer they seem to be.”
 of 5 bubbles Bilgewax, 23 Mar 2014 | Read review
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