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Tranquilo Lodge

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Reviewed 21 December 2015

We stayed at Tranquilo lodge as a documentary crew, when we were filming in Corcovado National Park. Mary and the team (Alex, Emilio, etc) were all incredible - they absolutely bent over backwards to make us feel welcome and help us in any way they could. The food is delicious, the views are stunning, the rooms are lovely and the...

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Belmont, California
Reviewed 14 November 2015

My wife and I stayed here in October 2015 and we had an ideal time. I just found this on their web site and surprised my wife. We're both professionals and wanted to stay at a beautiful location with beautiful views, food and people. That's exactly what we found! Their remodeled hotel facilities we modern, upscale and with a Costa...

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Reviewed 31 August 2015

Came here for last leg of honeymoon. This is a well-run, pleasant, beautiful place owned and operated by nice people. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves! The staff is wonderful and the food is great - it's all caught locally (I actually provided dinner myself our last night after a successful fishing trip). Very family-oriented and rustic and for our honeymoon, it...

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Reviewed 31 August 2015 via mobile

Our time at Tranquilo lodge was the highlight of our 8 hotel Costa Rica road trip. We spend a fantastic 4 days here. The lodge has fantastic American management taking care of all your needs (a birthday cake for me) and local staff including a great cook. We had some great meals here serving fish caught in the morning by...

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
Reviewed 30 August 2015

We stayed for 4 nights at the Tranquilo Lodge in August and it was the best way to end a 9 day trip to Costa Rica. You have to take a boat or plane to Drake Bay in the rainy season, and we chose a boat trip from Sierpe. The water taxi was $15/ person. It gets kind of intense...

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1Thank Dan C
New York City, New York
Reviewed 22 August 2015

Our 4 nights in Drake's Bay staying at the Tranquilo Lodge were the highlight of our 2 week family holiday in Costa Rica. The hotel has a stunning location overlooking Drake's Bay. If you can, take the boat from Sierpe. It is one of the great arrivals! Our Captain told us that he thinks Tranquilo Lodge has one of the...

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Reviewed 20 August 2015

We spent a wonderful week at Tranquilo Lodge this month. Although the week was spectacular, a week was nowhere enough time to explore and experience all the many things this place has to offer. The staff and service is remarkable and the food was exquisite and it's presentation was impressive. Tranquilo provided a wonderful, knowledgeable tour guide who is undoubtedly...

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Bishop, California
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Costa Rica itself is a paradise for nature loving vacationers and Tranquilo Lodge has just made it even better. Our 3 day stay there was way too short and we need to go back and stay longer. The staff at the lodge was friendly,knowledgeble and catered to our every need. The accomodations consist of a variety of new villas and...

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Reviewed 10 August 2015

We found that Tranquillo Lodge offers the very best service, personal attention and delicious food in a warm, welcoming place for anyone that wants to experience the real meaning of “La Pura Vida.” I first heard the phrase “La Pura Vida” from Mary, the general manager, on my very first call to Tranquillo Lodge to make reservations—I had no idea...

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Reviewed 23 July 2015

My family and I spent 4 great days in Drake Bay in late June. It was a wonderful vacation, and the last stop on our 2 week trip to Costa Rica. Tranquilo lodge was wonderful, we are so happy we stayed there. The room was very nice and comfortable, the food was fabulous, and the scenery so beautiful. Mary and...

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Tranquilo Lodge

Address: 100 Meters North of Pirate Cove, Drake Bay, Costa Rica (Formerly Hotel Ojala)
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Drake Bay
Price Range: $70 - $76 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Hotel Style:
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Drake Bay
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“#8, 9, 10, 11 or 12”
 of 5 bubbles paulas196, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“our room was very close to the restaurant area, which we found very handy!”
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 of 5 bubbles siania, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All cabins have ocean view. Cabins lower down more secluded but a steep walk to the pool. Cabins at top - great view”
 of 5 bubbles CoetzeeClan, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Take the room located on the top floor!”
 of 5 bubbles 265benjamina, 24 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in Ballena/honeymoon suite with family as on its own but the rooms at the top by the pool have the best views.”
 of 5 bubbles 803belindas, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
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