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Austin, Texas
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12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2013

Don't let the long, cliff like driveway scare you off. After driving around and checking out 6 or 7 different hotels that are close to the water, Casa Paraiso was the clear winner for us. It's just beautiful and close to everything we planned to do (beach, surfing, riding horses up to Nauyaca falls, etc.). Sandra was incredibly helpful and... More 

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CPManagement, General Manager at Costa Paraiso, responded to this review

We are absolutely happy that we could help you deal with this unfortunate incident, and in the end you kept smiling and had a great time and good memories of this beautiful area, cheers!!! We hope to see you next time More 

Plympton, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 February 2013

We just returned from a 3-day stay at Costa Paraiso. It was truly a wondeful find. The staff was so friendly, the property truly an idyllic location on the coast, and so many attractions nearby. If you are looking for a small getaway location, that defines the beachfront experience, this is truly it. We had some meals on property,but also... More 

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Thank RJRuggiero
CPManagement, General Manager at Costa Paraiso, responded to this review

Thank you for your stay at Costa Paraiso, we are glad to be part of your great experiences in Costa Rica, we look forward to seeing you next time. More 

Quebec City, Canada
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17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2013

We stayed in Dolphin lodge for 2 nights. It is a small hotel with only 5 villas. The site is beautiful, the vegetation, the gardens and most of all, the fantastic view of the ocean with the rocky shore. There is also a small pool which we enjoyed a lot and a restaurant with great views. Let's just say it... More 

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Thank Robert98-Canada
CPManagement, General Manager at Costa Paraiso, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your positive and constructive feeedback. We're really happy you had a good stay. We'll make sure to add the necessary basics you mention into your villa, sorry that these were missing, there are 2 supermarkets drive 10 minutes to Dominical and 30 minutes to Uvita, there has everything necessary, there is also a beautiful beach... More 

Monteverde, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
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63 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2013

The location is great, with views of the waves crashing over the rocks below. A wonderful place to have a meal or sit by the pool. We were very pleased with the room as well (the Monkey room), which was plenty big enough for our family of five even with the extra bed. The restaurant was okay, but perhaps a... More 

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CPManagement, Manager at Costa Paraiso, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed the room and view, and hotel relaxation areas. Regarding the wedding party we believed that this would have finished by 9pm, as we only had an arrangement for dinner with the party. But clearly this had not been specific in the booking, hence the late finish. We apologize to you... More 

San Jose, Costa Rica
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2013

We went there on a weekend and we have a great time in the hotel. The view of the seashore, sea and the nature was amazing. I highly recommend to try the food of restaurant in this hotel; we ate pizza, choco chip cookies and some cinnamon roles and everything was really good and fresh. We had a really nice... More 

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CPManagement, General Manager at Costa Paraiso, responded to this review

We are very glad that you had a pleasant stay at Costa Paraiso, thank you for your comments; we hope to see you again soon. More 

London, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2012

Just off the coastal highway and fronts onto the ocean with beautiful gardens. Bars and eateries of Dominical are a 5 minute drive. We had the Pelican cabin which is plenty big enough for a family of four and liveable for five with the extra bed we had requested in advance. Make no mistake this is a classy spot by... More 

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CPManagement, Manager at Costa Paraiso, responded to this review

We believe that our rooms are very good value for the price and that client will assume there is an extra cost for an additional bed. However, we apologize that this is not clearer on our website, and this will be rectified as soon as possible – thank you for this useful feedback. This is also usually made clear when... More 

Orlando, Florida
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15 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2012

Loved every minute of our 4 night stay here. We stayed in the Toucan nest and it was even better than I thought it was going to be. All of the staff were very friendly and just nice to be around. The grounds keeper did an amazing job keeping Costa Paraiso looking so beautiful. Goose was our waiter and was... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 December 2012

We stayed here for 4 nights in the Toucan's Nest. Costa Paraiso is my favorite place I have ever stayed on vacation. The Toucan's nest is perfect for a couple. The porch and view is amazing, the shower is really nice, it gets hot, the pressure is good and the bathroom is the most upgraded design and amenity wise of... More 

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El Cajon, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 November 2012

This hotel more than lives up to the excellent reviews. The room was perfect and all the staff was very friendly and helpful. We had both breakfast and dinner there and they were both great. Kate, the chef, is so much more than that as she shared her experiences with and and couldn't have been more helpful. We were only... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2012

Location was perfect. Nice long beach. The property ground was amazing (flowers). The food was very good (breakfast and pizza). This place have wine and beer only, no cocktail. We all missed our Margarita, martini, etc. that we normally have around the pool and before dinner. Rooms were great, no problem with hot water. I would not stay there for... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Costa Paraiso is an oceanside boutique hotel located near Dominical on the Central Pacific Coast of Costa Rica. Surrounded by beautiful gardens, you will find several hideaways to relax along with a refreshing swimming pool. The onsite restaurant Por Que No serves delicious Tican-fusion dishes along with a Chef's Daily Special.On the beach, the hotel backs onto the north entrance to Playa Dominicalito. Only a 5 minute drive to Dominical, you have access to all the adventure tourism the region has to offer...surfing, kayaking, scuba, stand up paddleboards, canyoning, ziplining, atv, horseback riding and yoga. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Costa Paraiso

Address: 2km South of Dominical | Rocas de Amancio Rd, Dominical 12345, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Dominical
Price Range: $133 - $168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Costa Paraiso Dominical
Costa Paraiso Hotel Dominical
Costa Paraiso Costa Rica/Dominical
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Dominical
#2 Family Hotel in Dominical
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Dominical
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“All the rooms are acceptable, Tucan's Nest is a little more special, book early as there are not a lot of rooms 5 or 6 at most. Be sure to eat at least one dinner at Por Que No¿”
 of 5 bubbles 382ricg, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The Toucan Nest casita is the only one with a view of the ocean I believe.”
 of 5 bubbles kjdBonez, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We were in one of the four cabin rooms, which was fine for two adults and two teenage children. Air conditioning, and a small kitchen area with fridge, microwave, coffee machine and sink, plus small en suite loo and shower room.”
 of 5 bubbles zachtribbeck, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“When we first arrived at our room, it had not been cleaned. We had to wait for them to remove a bed and clean up after the others "mess". It was a bit e harassing and uncomfortable to walk into. They got things cleaned up, though you could tell it was not "housekeeping" standards. We made the most of our time and got to open the bar. What a beautiful setting! Later, they informed that our room was indeed ready! The view was breathtaking,the sound of waves incredible, the food remarkable. ”
 of 5 bubbles 371maeganh, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We thoroughly enjoyed our stay . The rooms were very comfortable and quiet .”
 of 5 bubbles 522dawnf, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
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