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Tacoma, Washington
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 May 2016

My wife and I stayed for two weeks and loved every minute of it! The grounds are incredibly well maintained, the room was fantastic and the staff was incredible. Mike and Jessica went above and beyond to make our stay very memorable. The room was very comfortable, with excellent air conditioning, great bathroom, good TV and internet. Breakfasts' were an... More 

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MikeJes, Manager at Castillo de Pavones, responded to this review

Thanks Aaron and Aimee for the wonderful review. We truly enjoyed having you stay with us and so glad you got to experience everything Pavones has to offer. Hope to see you again soon. Pura Vida M&J More 

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Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Loved this place. Amazing ocean views in a peaceful area with animals all around. The rooms were top notch and so was the staff. They really went out of their way tp take care of us. The mangers Mike and Jessica were super accommodating to us extending even though the main hotel was full. I did private yoga with Jessica... More 

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MikeJes, Manager at Castillo de Pavones, responded to this review

Thank you Kelsea and Mike for a great review. We appreciate it very much. Jes had a great time doing yoga and getting to know you. Glad Mike got to enjoy the surfing that Pavones is known for. Hope to see you both soon. Pura Vida M&J More 

Boston
1 review
Reviewed 10 April 2016

Made a last min booking and was very pleased with the accommodations. Internet was great. Proximity to the first peak was reasonable for a pre dawn walk. Staff was very friendly. Breakfast every morning was perfect for a post surf session.

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MikeJes, Manager at Castillo de Pavones, responded to this review

Thanks so much for staying with us Chris and glad to hear you had a great time. Appreciate the compliment on our staff. I know they work hard. See you when you return. Pura Vida!! More 

New York, New York, United States
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Reviewed 12 November 2015

Just fantastic in every regard. We loved the rooms (very clean and well appointed), the staff (extremely accommodating - even going out to dinner with us at a wonderful, local restaurant), the service (well above-average) and the views (ridiculously beautiful.) Just a short walk down the hill to a lovely beach well-known by serious surfers. We were 100% pleased with... More 

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MikeJes, Manager at Castillo de Pavones, responded to this review

Thanks Nicole and Daniel for the Review. Loved having you both here. It was a pleasure to see you both in Boquete as well. Look forward to seeing you guys again. M&J More 

Coronado, Costa Rica
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118 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 16 July 2015 via mobile

We were there for 2 nights with friends. We only met Michael & he was extremely helpful and very friendly. We stayed in La Jungla room & I agree with previous reviewers that it is very spacious. The refrigerator was very much appreciated. The Rio Claro is a 10 minute hike from the B&B & they provided nice tubes for... More 

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MikeJes, Manager at Castillo de Pavones, responded to this review

Thanks for the review, we have added a spot on our check-in sheet to ask whether you would like to have your Suite cleaned during your stay. As for access to the LeftBreak Lounge we are looking into that for guests. Thanks again and hope you had a great trip to Pavones. M&J More 

Carlsbad, California
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Reviewed 14 July 2015

High up on a hill sits a beautiful "castle" with an amazing view. In there, hard at work are 2 gracious hosts who manage a well operated little B & B with 3 or 4 other hard workers. They take special care that each of the 4 rooms are clean, comfortable and welcoming. Our Jungle Room for 4 days for... More 

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MikeJes, Manager at Castillo de Pavones, responded to this review

Thank you Haeja and Steve for being our guests and for this wonderful review. We feel privileged to receive such high ratings from a world traveler like yourself. Hopefully for your next visit we will have the pool completed and while Steve is surfing you can lounge by the pool. M&J More 

Kapaa, HI
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21 reviews
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Reviewed 19 June 2015

My husband and I stayed at Castillo de Pavones in the Jungla room for 5 nights. The rooms are huge with wifi, satellite tv, netflix, and a/c. The breakfast included fresh fruit and homemade juice (not from a carton!) along with two other breakfast choices. Macaws come to visit most days in the morning and late afternoon. We are both... More 

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MikeJes, Manager at Castillo de Pavones, responded to this review

Shannon and Chris, We loved having you guys here. Glad you had a great experience and the surf is amazing. We are planning a Pool for this summer. Look forward to your return and if we can get away for a week or so we would love to come visit Hawaii. We shall work on access to the LeftBreak Lounge... More 

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Reviewed 24 May 2015 via mobile

This was one of the most unique places I've ever stayed. Large clean rooms with plenty of space to spread out. The views from the top levels are incredible The staff was amazing and went above and beyond to make our stay perfect.

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Todd H, Manager at Castillo de Pavones, responded to this review

Thanks Ben, it was a pleasure to have you and your friends stay with us. Hope to see you guys again. M & J More 

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Reviewed 24 May 2015 via mobile

I usually don't write reviews but this time I have to say that my experience was so amazing that I have to take the time. Management since I contact them very reachable through email. When we got to the Castillo Michael and Jessica were very welcoming, and through our stay they where always in the best disposition for anything you... More 

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Todd H, Manager at Castillo de Pavones, responded to this review

We are very delighted that you enjoyed your stay, as it was our pleasure to meet you both. Look forward to seeing you again. M & J More 

San Jose, Costa Rica
2 reviews
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Reviewed 4 May 2015

Great place, big and clean rooms. Close to surfing point. Excellent breakfast, hot water, air conditioning, great ocean views, small fridge. Enough room space to keep surfing gear inside the room, even SUP's. Owners very friendly. Wifi & cable TV

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Glad you enjoyed your stay, look forward to seeing you again. M & J More 

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  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Castillo de Pavones is the perfect place to be in Paradise. Located in SW Costa Rica near the Panamanian border, the Castillo is located in the quiet town of Pavones. We are a jungle castle offering massive suites, most of which have spectacular ocean views. Here, you can enjoy fantastic ocean views and your 2-person jacuzzi tub and king size orthopedic bed. Enjoy our glass-enclosed restaurant and lounge, offering world cuisine restaurant. A five-minute walk down the hill brings you to the ocean, river, and directly in front of the beginning of the longest left break wave in the world. A ten-minute walk brings you to the center of town. We can book your boat trip to Matapalo for surfing, fishing, snorkeling. Horseback riding, private guided hikes and canopy tours can also be arranged through the Castillo. Walk to the river, or just relax all day at the Castillo, wandering from window to window, taking in the breathtaking 360 degree views from our 3rd, 4th, and 5th level restaurant, bar and lounge. Castillo de Pavones offers the Guaymi Indian Reserve, and the famous Tiskita Jungle Lodge. Castillo de Pavones has four large, private luxury suites for rent daily/weekly/monthly. We are service-oriented, and pride ourselves on paying attention you every detail of your Costa Rican adventure vacation. Full made to order all you can eat breakfast and drinks in the morning delivered to your suite or enjoyed up in our famous 360° Leftbreak Lounge. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Castillo de Pavones

Address: 500 Meters Sur de Super Rio Claro | ., Pavones 60704, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Pavones
Price Range: ₹ 9,887 - ₹ 10,841 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Castillo de Pavones 3.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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“The Jungle room offers jungle canopy views and ocean views, an amazing treat.”
 of 5 bubbles AaronandAimee, 4 May 2016 | Read review
“Jungle room seemed to have the most privacy.”
  • Sangria, the drink of the day enjoying the view
  • The view from the 4th floor
  • The Jungle Room
 of 5 bubbles scoshi, 14 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Rooms on the upper level have better ocean views”
 of 5 bubbles snesbitt0007, 19 Jun 2015 | Read review
“All the rooms are awesome!”
 of 5 bubbles M4756PJdavida, 24 Apr 2015 | Read review
“The whole Castillo is beautiful!”
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 of 5 bubbles JenniferDawnVerard, 8 Feb 2015 | Read review
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