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Recent Playa Ocotal reviews

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    "My husband and I enjoyed a week at Ron and Gail's lovely home away from home after two weeks of traveling through Panama and the interior of Costa Rica. Ending up Beachside was the icing on the cake. The unit was perfect for us as it blended so well into the natural beauty of the area. The variety of wildlife right outside the door was astounding. We enjoyed the company of a large family of Howler Monkeys the second evening we were there from inside the screened porch for the better part of an hour. Every comfort and convenience was provided for within this unit that was necessary to relax in paradise. Everyone we met everywhere we went was kind and welcoming. I cannot say enough good things about the Management Team and the Security. It was truly one of the happiest places we have ever been. Thank you Ron and Gail for sharing with us. All of your travel tips were greatly appreciated and helped make this the vacation we really needed and thoroughly enjoyed. We hope to be back very soon for some more Pura Vida."
    Guest: lisa y. Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: April 8, 2015
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  • Best View In The Resort!

    "This Villa is closer to the beach than the pictures show. The covered patio is great for escaping the very hot mid-day sun. The listing is very accurate; it's well-stocked, great beach view, close to restaurant/bar/pool. The resort seemed pretty empty while we were there. We liked it that way. No crowds at the pool, restaurant or beach. This is supposed to be rainy season but we only got rained on once while we were ziplining about 1.5 hours away from the resort. It was still fun and was combined with a hot springs visit. We also went on a wave-runner tour and an ATV tour. Both worth doing with our kids ages 20,18,14,11 & 6. And my in-laws enjoyed them too! Our rental cars, dinner reservations and activities were arranged by Kelsey. Her service was great and I changed things many times before we got there She got everything done, no problem, and called me when I arrived to check on us. Priceless! I would definitely recommend this resort and this villa in particular!"
    Guest: Tricia C. Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: July 11, 2014
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  • Christmas Awesomess!!

    "Our stay at Villa Vista de Oro was incredible. Our entire family of 11 spent the week of Christmas here and it was full of awesomeness. The villa is absolutely beautiful and meticulously maintained by an incredible staff. It has 180 degree views of the ocean complete with beautiful sunsets and great breezes. We had the pleasure of monkeys on a few mornings out the front door. The birds were all very entertaining as well. Four of the bedrooms had splendid ocean views and the “bunk” room upstairs had great jungle views. Every bathroom was jaw dropping gorgeous. I cannot rave enough about the staff and the all-inclusive aspect of this villa. Isabel was a savior with her fluent English. She arranged for smooth pickup and drop off of family coming in from the Ohio, Oregon and England! She arranged for all of our tours and shopping excursions with expert precision. Isabel was there every day to meal plan with us and answer any questions what so ever. What a beautiful person she is and a pleasure to talk to and visit with. And I can’t say enough about the all-inclusive way this villa is run. This method takes all of the hassle out of everything. There was always plenty of beer, wine, water, food, whatever we needed. Isabel even made a special “coffee run” to get us coffee to take home. Chef Jose cooked us 3 wonderful, delicious meals everyday with fantastic desserts as well. He even accommodated one of our family members that had dietary restrictions. Jose Mario kept the pool spotless, our drink glasses full and even protected us from a possum in a tree that was driving the dogs crazy one night, haha. Costa Ricans celebrate Christmas on Christmas Eve so we wanted to give them the night off. Chef Jose and the staff prepared our entire dinner ahead of time so all we had to do was just grill it up and serve it. Complete with a delicious, festive dessert of course. No aspect went unforgotten. Isabel arranged for us to go fishing (caught a huge Mahi Mahi), paddle boarding, sail/snorkel cruising and shopping. She even accompanied us to the local rodeo that was in a nearby town. What a great experience that was! I shouldn’t forget about the local rescue Monkey Farm either. Very interesting and worth the visit. Everything was perfect and you just can’t put a price on being able to spend quality family time together with no hassles. I would certainly recommend this wonderful villa to anyone."
    Guest: Kimberly M. Date of Stay: December 2014 Review Submitted: January 22, 2015
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  • Villas Las Olas

    "Overall good experience. Friendly and helpful agents. Wished layout of place was better as no living area on first floor; not very open. Beautiful view 2nd floor. Biggest issue and danger is the steep entrance to driveway/ garage; scraped bumper few times. Problems with shower temperatures and water pressure, but willing to have it fixed. Miss heat in hot tub/ jacuzzi. Main reason we stayed here was access to beach and fair price. Must do Rincon La Vieja Volcano Tour recommended by owners; best deal ever!"
    Guest: JF Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: March 24, 2015
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