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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 8 July 2013

Where to Start Hmm. Let's start with the concierge pick up at the airport at no charge. Considering the distance from Recreo to the airport (about 2 hours) this is better than the so-called 5 star service at RIU. It was nice to be able to stop in Liberia for groceries or even a bite to eat after our long...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 20 June 2013

This is a great vacation spot if you're looking for something very remote, relaxing, rustic, sizzling HOT and beautiful. Highlights of the trip (described more below) include: -GORGEOUS scenery wherever you were -Caliche, our very sweet chef, and the outstanding meals he prepared -The Vandara Adventure tour -The friendliness of the Recreo staff & their willingness to accommodate our every...

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Chatham, New Jersey
Reviewed 26 May 2013

We were looking for a private getaway but wanted a little bit luxury at the same time and Recreo was the perfect mix. First of all we where upgraded to a four bedroom villa from our original one bedroom as they wanted us to avoid the stairs and enjoy the extra space since they had the four bedroom open. The...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 7 May 2013

The views were absolutely breathtaking where ever you looked! Whether relaxing by the pool or the beautiful beach we had amazing time. The staff was wonderful; David and Christine answered our every question. The food was so fresh! I highly recommend the salsa and guacamole. Recreo is remote; you will have to be self-sufficient as far as entertainment is concerned....

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British Virgin Islands
Reviewed 7 May 2013

We stayed at Recreo's 5 bedroom villa known as "Diecinueve" and the setting was perfect! The bedrooms are quite private and so it's best for couples and/or young adults. There is one bedroom in the main house and the other 4 are identical and steps down from the pool. They offer toiletteries to get you started and I have to...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 2 May 2013

My husband and I both got the best nights rest of our lives. The setting is completely beautiful but quite remote. The staff recommends to stop and purchase food at the Jumbo market. This is a good idea. Even though you might be tired, the tiendas/stores are few and far between and have limited supply. I would recommend this place...

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Brooklyn, New York, United States
Reviewed 22 April 2013

beautiful location, so peaceful. the staff is very helpful and informative. pools by every villa, golf carts to get around. secluded beach is a short ride away. the wildlife is beautiful. the food delicious. optional day trips to the mudbaths and ziplining were so much fun. also another optional day trip to nicaragua was exciting and informative. cant wait to...

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Brooklyn, New York, United States
Reviewed 21 April 2013

Besides the amazing staff and chef, this was the most relaxing vacation I have ever had. The best part was not having to deal with a bunch of tourists, it was like living as a native for 9 days. We had our own pool, washer/dryer, maid service, private chef and our own golf cart to go the beach whenever we...

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Quogue, New York
Reviewed 19 April 2013

We just got back from a week at Recreo. 8 girls for a "chill-out" trip for my sister's 40th birthday. We were greeted at the airport and taken to Recreo which is about an hour and a half from the airport - a cool drive if it's your first time in CR. Once we got to the welcome center, we...

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jamesport
Reviewed 21 March 2013

just got back from recreo . 5 couples went down for 50th birthday what a blast .it"s hour and half ride .30 minutes down a dirt road . So make sure you stop at the grocery store for drinks.it makes the ride fun. If you like going to resort hotel type this isnt for you. We had a 5 bedroom...

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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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  • 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: $530 - $3,469 (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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