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Cabinas Coloso Del Mar

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Reviewed 3 July 2016

Perfect location right on the sand! Awesome rancho with hammocks and beautiful views of the waves breaking. Edwin who checked us in was super welcoming and helpful throughout our stay. We had dinner there one night and the food was amazing! Gourmet veggie curry and chicken! Yum! Very affordable, basic rooms were well furnished to hang out comfortably and play...

Thank teamlove
Reviewed 13 March 2016

From the cabinas, to really nice semi private beach, you'll love this place. The restaurant have an amazing menu, such good food, excellent drinks (best cosmospolitan in Costa Rica) and the staff is so profesional and warm that you'll feel at home from the moment you arrive. For you should be on your "to do list" or if you were...

Thank Netzerotraveler
St. John's, Canada
Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

This year marked my second trip with friends to the sweet Coloso Del Mar! I really love this quite, cozy place right on the beach :) Highlights for me were the great food and cocktails at the restaurant served by super friendly staff, the gorgeous pathways and flowers all around the property, the wicked shaded open air hammock deck (hammocks...

Thank Maria_Tia2014
San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

Great escape for much needed rest and relaxation. Cute cabinas and many rental houses plus onsite restaurant with bar services to make stay complete. Being able to enjoy the beach outside just beyond cabina's porch as a joy. A side trip to watch surfers nearby was an added bonus.

Thank Karla I
Reviewed 4 February 2016

The Cabinas are very simple but clean. The bathroom needed work and all the plumbing fixtures were dated and in need of replacing. The suites did have a coffee maker but no fridge and no safe. No breakfast included but there is a restaurant on site. Very rustic if this is what you like. Prices was reasonable. We would consider...

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aliveincr, Manager at Cabinas Coloso Del Mar, responded to this review

We would agree with most of the descriptions here. The hotel is simple, rustic, clean and at a very reasonable price. The people who work here are friendly and nice. We try to be as transparent as possible with all of the services and hospitality that we offer not only in word but photos on our website and outside booking...

Puerto Jimenes, Costa Rica
Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

I took my employees to Coloso for a staff retreat. This was my third visit and I can not say enough good things about JC and his great establishment. Edwin, who is onsite manager, endeavors to make sure you are taken care of. And JC makes the best cosmopolitan anywhere in Costa Rica. He loves to share stories, is really...

Thank Yogi A
Reviewed 29 December 2015

First I am going to refer to staff, They are all great people such as JC the owner who will receive you with great enthusiasm and treated like part of the famila. Then Edwin, the Chef who serves loving and tasty dishes. Second the rooms, The rooms are beautiful, spacious and well detailed, all of them in a perfect location...

Thank Jorge P
New york
Reviewed 27 September 2015

My husband and I recently stayed at Coloso del Mar because of the great airfare to Costa Rica during the green season. The road into Zancudo was very difficult to navigate but staying at Coloso at this time of year was wonderful. A complete disconnect. A great mix of sun in the morning and rain in the evening. The great...

1Thank AnnieeeNewyork
Boquete, Panama
Reviewed 19 September 2015

This place is truly beautiful and peaceful, garanteed for a very relaxing time. The staff and owner are very kind and helpful people, who will make you feel at home and help you any way they can! The garden is beautiful and everything is well maintained. I absolutely recommend this place, if you need a break from your busy life!

1Thank siegske
Rochester, New York
Reviewed 19 April 2015

My wife and I have made the Coloso stay a number of times. The tropical location is just beautiful.The cabinas are comfy, clean and close to the ocean. The staff and owner Juan Carlos are amazingly helpful. The food at the restaurant is some of the best in Zancodo. We spent twelve days and hated to leave..........but we will return...


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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Home of the wanted and the unwanted! Or so goes a popular saying in these parts. Zancudo sometimes has the feeling of being at the end of the earth, Central Americas version of the South Seas. Hot, sultry and resplendent. I don't think there are any other colours of green possible. COLOSO DEL MAR sits in the midst of a tropical garden directly on one of the most outstanding black sand beachs in the world. We are located about forty minutes by boat from Golfito and fifty minutes by air from San Jose. We are a little more than one hour north of the border with Panama. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cabinas Coloso Del Mar

Address: Playa Zancudo, Playa Zancudo 8201, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Playa Zancudo
Price Range: ₹ 1,838 - ₹ 32,943 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Cabinas Coloso Del Mar 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Room 2 had best view and closest to the ocean”
 of 5 bubbles teamlove, 3 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ocean side cabins are great if you like the sound of the ocean.”
 of 5 bubbles TDUPSTATENY, 19 Apr 2015 | Read review
“beach front..”
 of 5 bubbles GaryRama, 22 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Cabina 1 & 2 are beach front cabins. Try to get one of those!”
 of 5 bubbles CPOT5, 16 Mar 2014 | Read review
“As far as I know, the cabins are all the same or very similar. Two of them, however, are closer to the water and have a beautiful view.”
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