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Potton, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

Visited Crystal Azul with clients while on a cycling tour of the nicoya peninsula with Freewheeling adventures. I must say that our stay at Crystal Azul was truly the highlight of our tour. This secluded hill top retreat was spectacular in every way. Our hostess Zene and her husband Henner were friendly and attentive. The food prepared by their chef...

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Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

I like to think of this place as a destination address. This is very much a boutique hotel, so it is tailored for you. To see the sunset from the infinity pool is truly an experience you will not forget soon. The staff are friendly, the food is amazing and the owners have a wonderful collection of very friendly dogs,...

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Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

Lovely spot, great views great hostess, great breakfast. it's worth the effort to drive there, one hour on dirt roads. Miles of deserted pristine beach, beautiful sea for swimming. This place is VERY private and literally of a very beaten track. Rooms a functional.

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 4 February 2016

My husband Joey and I had the chance to meet Henner and Zene Morales at their restaurant on the beach (amazing fish tacos by the way) and they were nice enough to invite us to Cristal Azul for some breakfast the next day. Honestly, Cristal Azul is what dreams are made of. It's a slice of paradise with an amazing...

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NYC
Reviewed 28 January 2016

Our family (2 college age children) spent Christmas and New Years Eve 2015 at Cristal Azul and it was all we could have hoped for-- quiet, unplugged relaxation, but with all the amenities we needed. Zene and Henner can help you plan your days with local and interesting activities, and they serve up beautiful meals, as much or as little...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 2 January 2016

The first words that came out of our mouths when we get out of the car once arrived at Cristal Azul, after a rough driving day on the dusty road between mal Pais and Playa san Miguel, were .. WOW The view from the parking, from the bungalow, from the bar area, from the infinite pool, well, from everywhere, is...

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Cole Camp, Missouri
Reviewed 23 November 2015

We arrived after dark and were greeted by the most friendly, warmest couple to ever run a bed and breakfast - Henner and Zene. While we were way past the normal dining time, they didn't hesitate to serve us a delicious dinner of fresh fish and fresh vegetables. The next morning we woke up and were greeted with one of...

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Marblehead, Massachusetts
Reviewed 17 October 2015

Can't go wrong in this beautiful spot. If you are looking to stay in a spot with the most breathtaking view, amazing hosts that know everything about their country, lovely private rooms with outdoor showers, monkeys howling in the morning, an infinity pool that looks out to the ocean, incredible food and cocktails too all made from the freshest local...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 24 August 2015

Cristal Azul has the most amazing view ever. Make sure to go and rent some boards and surf the waves, the surf is very fun!!!! Henner makes the best ceviche and Zene makes the best pizza. The accommodations are very comfortable and classy. The pool is always well kept and has a world class view!

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 19 June 2015

Up on a hill overlooking the beautiful Playa San Miguel, we had an incredible view of the mountains and the ocean. The infinity pool looks directly over the ocean and is absolutely stunning. The rooms were lovely, everything had a special touch, including a spacious bathroom, with charming outdoor protected shower. There is wildlife everywhere and you feel like you...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cristal Azul offers discerning travelers the chance to enjoy barefoot luxury off the beaten path. Stunning views and simple elegance await adventurous spirits in search of the ultimate in privacy, comfort, & tranquility. Set in a pristine and natural setting with only four ocean view cabinas and no public roads to reach us nor signs to point the way, we guarantee there is never a crowd at this private hilltop hotel. Take a step back to a quieter time and enjoy what Costa Rica was like before the world arrived. Join us for lunch and dinners at LocosCocos, our surfside Cevicheria serving catch of the day fresh fish and seafood. 4WD and love of adventure required to reach this area! Private chef dinner service in the Rancho available for groups. Reservations required-gated entrance for guests only! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cristal Azul

Address: 1KM Norte Entrada de Residencias San Miguel, Playa San Miguel 50906, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa San Miguel
Price Range: ₹ 9,755 - ₹ 16,630 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Cristal Azul 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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Cristal Azul Hotel Playa San Miguel
Cristal Azul Costa Rica/Playa San Miguel
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“For privacy, try to get the cabina at the far end so you have no foot traffic in front of glass doors.”
 of 5 bubbles 920judith, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“There are not too many rooms -- I don't think you can get a bad one!”
 of 5 bubbles katerW1571PD, 27 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All Cabanas have excellent view of ocean and sunset.”
 of 5 bubbles johnsL9418SJ, 6 Mar 2016 | Read review
“All have amazing rooms”
 of 5 bubbles 973skyew, 3 Feb 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are much the same, though there is one with bunk beds for families. The outdoor showers were a big selling point for us.”
 of 5 bubbles MKC-LIC, 27 Jan 2016 | Read review
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