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Mundelein, Illinois
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2014

It has been over a month since my husband and I were at Crocodile Bay, but I would be remiss if I did not write since I am not a fisherman, but a birder and garden gal. I was a little concerned that since fishing is the big thing, the other tours would not be given much attention. I was... More 

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4 Thank Arlene D
Port Perry, Canada
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2014

Wow a perfect holiday! My husband and I spent four days of fishing catching rooster,red snapper,jacks,grouper,Mai Mai,needle fish then out shore catching yellow fin tuna to sail fish weighing anywhere from 120lb. To 160 lb. We had a marlin on the line what a fight but got off. Our Captain Geovaney and his deck hand Soule worked very hard to... More 

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9 Thank Joanne P
Los Altos Hills, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2014

...but this was the first time I stayed at Crocodile. I did this for two reasons. 1) My apartment's air conditioning and hot water heater were on the fritz 2) I wanted to try some sport fishing, which is what they specialize in First, I just want to say how excellent the staff is. Olympia is the manager and there's... More 

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8 Thank 5easons
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2014

A group of 4 couple just returned from Crocodile Bay...the guy's fished for three days while our wife's went to the spa and laid by the pool. We toured the rainforest with Dennis and Diego what a great adventure these guys really know their stuff. The staff at the resort were awesome,Olimpia, Florie and Maria we the best....they truly understand... More 

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2 Thank Gregh616
Chicago, Illinois
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2014

My wife and I spent a week at Crocodile Bay as a 60th birthday present for me. I like to fish and my wife likes to enjoy the natural world. Boy, were we in for a treat. The fishing was great and the rain forest was everything we'd imagined. We zip lined and enjoyed the spa as well. I would... More 

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4 Thank Mike D
West Palm Beach, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2014

First let me say that Sean did an amazing job with our booking and all pre trip arrangements, great communication and customer service. Next let me thank Olympia for the great job of welcoming us and ensuring that all our requests were taken care of on a daily basis. Todd Staley runs a sensational operation, and the staff is friendly... More 

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Salinas, California
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Reviewed 28 February 2014

Brian in the California Office will handle all your arrangements seamlessly, from best times of year to your personal requests. Upon arrival you feel as you are welcomed home, from the lovely greeting by Olimpia, to the staff, whom are all great. Tour guides, Dennis & Diego, Boat Captain & deckhand, all excellent Come see for yourself why Crocodile Bay... More 

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3 Thank Jamie B
Sycamore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2014

I just wanted to take the time and tell others about my great trip to Crocodile Bay resort. I have been able to travel all around the world for fishing and i would rate this resort at the top. My Crocodile Bay experience went beyond just fishing, which alone is worth the trip but also included zip lining, snorkeling and... More 

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3 Thank Aaron H
Oregon
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Reviewed 10 February 2014

This was our 7th or 8th trip to CB... could go other places; but we choose to visit a place known for quality and service. Capt. Allan helped Mark catch his first sail on a fly - what a thrill! The rest of the fishing experience with Allan was equally fabulous - being at the top of the catch &... More 

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2 Thank Ticolover
Sycamore, Illinois
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13 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2014

My husband, an avid angler who has traveled many countries, arranged our trip to Crocodile Bay with the goal of landing a sailfish on a fly. We have traveled to Africa, Alaska, the Caribbean, Mexico and he has been to CR before and other Central and South American countries all centered around fishing. I was floored at being greeted with... More 

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  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
All-inclusive packages for World-class Billfishing offshore or Roosterfish, Snapper, & Dorado inshore. Kids love our 24 exclusive Ecotours - Corcovado Rainforest, Zipline, Mangrove Kayaking, & Moms love our luxurious state-of-the-art Spa with a full complement of 30+ Spa massages, facials and full body treatments. Set on 44 lush tropical acres in the bio-diverse Osa Peninsula. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Crocodile Bay Resort

Address: Airport Road, Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Puerto Jimenez
Price Range: ₹ 21,750 - ₹ 28,521 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Crocodile Bay Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 40
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Also Known As:
Crocodile Bay Hotel Puerto Jimenez
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Puerto Jimenez
#3 Family Hotel in Puerto Jimenez
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“Rooms were great - you can choose to have a TV if you want but we wanted to get away so went with no TV and I am glad we did!”
 of 5 bubbles 432carterd, 5 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The bed mattresses were way too firm.”
 of 5 bubbles Mark-n-Fish, 30 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Go for a first floor room”
 of 5 bubbles davide507, 17 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Free WiFi in bar & dining room area - not sure if it extends to the pool. We like upstairs rooms facing the arboretum.”
 of 5 bubbles Ticolover, 1 Feb 2016 | Read review
“we chose the rooms on the second level because they had a large covered porch”
 of 5 bubbles 57joev, 1 Feb 2016 | Read review
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