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Indianapolis, Indiana
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 30 January 2015

My husband and I had an amazing time at Mother Dear. The house is absolutely stunning and has everything you can possibly need. The view from the porch is so beautiful. We could have sat there for a month. The bird watching especially in the morning was fabulous. The bed was extremely comfortable and you can't beat sleeping and waking... More 

Thank Claire C
Bainbridge Island, Washington
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20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 30 January 2015

Based on the reviews we expected to enjoy our time at Mother Dear.... we didn't realize we would love it as much as we did!! There was nothing more we could want for. Jimmy and Debbie have thought of every detail. From the welcome note on the bed, to the fridge stocked with drinks and treats to the flowers in... More 

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los angeles
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 29 January 2015

We stayed at Mother Dear for 6 nights and loved every minute of it. This was our 2nd visit to Puerto Viejo, but our first time staying at Mother Dear and north of town on the Playa Negra. We absolutely loved it. It is much less crowded than staying in Cocles, but still an easy walk or cab ride into... More 

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Libertyville, Illinois
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28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 January 2015

Great accommodation in a ideal location far away enough from downtown to be quiet but close enough to walk in easily. Jimmy & Debbie always want to do what they can to help you and give great advise on Puerto Viejo.

Thank CX239238
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9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2014

All the other reviews were spot on, this was a gorgeous place and location. The view from the property was lovely looking out to the garden and sea. Jimmy & Debbie were great hosts and nothing was too much trouble for them. We walked to the town along the beach stopping off at the point (a great local bar). A... More 

Thank kittenguy
New Orleans, Louisiana
1 review
Reviewed 27 December 2014

Mother Dear is quite a find. It's a gorgeous property, the cabins offer the beach, a tropical jungle, and a treehouse all in one. The cabin is super clean and brand new. It has the air of a private oasis, a large shower that seems to open into the trees, all local wood floors, walls, and a porch complete with... More 

Thank Laura G
Gibsons, Canada
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2014

Wow. Just wow! We feel so lucky to have stumbled upon Mother Dear on the Internet. Debbie and Jimmy have carved out a little piece of paradise in Puerto Viejo. The location of Mother Dear is perfect. You have privacy, an awesome carribean ocean view, beautiful lush gardens full of birds and other creatures,a beautiful stretch of beach that is... More 

Thank sunshine182206
1 review
Reviewed 5 November 2014

Jimmy and Debbie are the most gracious hosts. Thoughtful and helpful, they were available to answer any questions but also valued our privacy. Mother Dear is simply beautiful. This was the first place we stayed on our honeymoon and the only place we will absolutely stay in again. We woke up with the sun every morning, sipped our coffee while... More 

Thank Alisha N
Long Island, NY
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59 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2014

Everything about Mother Dear is perfect... the location... the view... the accommodations and most importantly the hosts Jimmy and Debbie! Jimmy and Debbie made us feel like invited guests from the moment we introduced ourselves. They were there with helpful advise when you needed them and we never felt that we lacked privacy. We loved the sound of the waves... More 

Thank Cali1961
Calgary, Canada
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 29 October 2014

I don't normally feel it's necessary to review the places I go, however Mother Dear is a small private establishment run by an amazing couple who rely almost entirely on word of mouth to rent out the 2 cabins on their property. The pictures here on Tripadvisor appear almost too good to be true, but in fact hardly do it... More 

Thank CanadianFelix

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Two hand-crafted hardwood cottages by the sea. Built for maximum air circulation, the cottages are elevated, cooled by ocean breezes during the day and mountain backdrafts at night. Beach music and forest sounds help you rest, relax, and renew. Beautiful hardwood floors and custom furniture make for a warm and cozy nest. Looking out above the beach from your porch, listening to the sound of the crashing waves, life is good! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mother Dear Ocean Cottages

Address: Calle Bar Pen Playa Negra, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70401, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Price Range: ₹ 7,523 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
Also Known As:
Mother Dear Ocean Cottages Costa Rica/Limon
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“Both cabins are identical - no one is better than another. Both have the same amenities and same gorgeous view.”
  • The view from the porch of our house. Stunning!
 of 5 bubbles FrannieNoble, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Both cottages are identical. Just book one, you won't be sorry”
 of 5 bubbles Duncan6, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We had cottage 1 which has nobody on one side so i think it's a little more private”
 of 5 bubbles bjandk2016, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The cottages are mirror images of each other. Ideal for a couple or two couples traveling together.”
 of 5 bubbles nicolejoyauxkramer, 25 Mar 2016 | Read review
“this area of Costa Rica is rural so we tried to find a place just outside of the major town as their city services are lacking.”
 of 5 bubbles fasterm, 2 Mar 2016 | Read review
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