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Tropical Sands Dominical Eco Inn

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Hagerstown, Maryland
Reviewed 7 December 2014

I arrived here without a reservation and Alisa made me feel right at home. She was willing to go above and beyond to help and make my stay comfortable. There are several restaurants and laundry service across the street. The hotel is located about a block from the beach and about a five or ten minute walk from the main...

Thank Douglas M
Reviewed 15 November 2014 via mobile

We had a great stay in one of the cabinas which has a hammock, two beds and a bathroom. Everything was clean, the owners are very helpful and friendly and the atmosphere is great. The shared kitchen was super and the beach is just some meters away. Thanks for the great stay!

Thank Olforenz
Juan Carlos M, Manager at Tropical Sands Dominical Eco Inn, responded to this review

Hola! :) Thank you so much for staying with us and we greatly appreciate your review. Hope to see you again on your next visit! Safe travels...

Reviewed 19 August 2014

This little family owned hotel is fantastic. Tucked away on the south side of Dominical, it is quaint and full of charm. Alisa and C.J were wonderful and caring hosts who made us feel at home.The gorgeous entry garden included an herb garden which we used daily for our meals. The rooms were spacious and super clean and the restaurant...

Thank Iris B
Little Rock
Reviewed 6 July 2014

We had a terrific experience, family of 4, here in side-by-side cabinas. Absolutely indebted to Alisa and JC who were incredibly generous hosts, always ready with aid and information (allowing us to call the car rental company from the office phone at night when the car broke down!), but completely unobtrusive while maintaining gorgeous little hideaway on a quiet road...

Thank rjps
Juan Carlos M, Manager at Tropical Sands Dominical Eco Inn, responded to this review

Hola Familia!! :) It was a true joy having you stay with us while you explored and enjoyed this beautiful section of the globe! Thank you for choosing to stay with us for the duration of your vacation and for taking the time to review your experience here. Your joyful spirits, kind hearts and excitement for LIFE inspires us and...

Munich, Germany
Reviewed 12 May 2014

Although we arrived way before check-in time and without reservation, we were welcomed by the owner and she made sure our cabina would be ready soon. In the meantime we could leave our luggage with her so we could do some shopping and start our vacation immediately. The cabina was really spacious and clean with an own hammock on the...

Thank Florian H
Juan Carlos M, Manager at Tropical Sands Dominical Eco Inn, responded to this review

As fellow adventure-seekers, we know that traveling can be exhausting and even stressful at times. That is why we strive to provide our clients with easy going respect, immense gratitude and calm, honest information so that they can enjoy themselves and their experience in Dominical to the utmost potential. It is a true joy for us to hear that this...

West Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
Reviewed 6 May 2014

My girlfriend and I recently stayed in Dominical at Montanas de Agua and we had an excellent experience there. The rooms are nice, clean and comfortable. The management and staff are kind, attentive and very helpful. Their prices are perfect, in my opinion. It's a great value, so we splurged and went for the room with AC. When we return,...

Thank Wil R
Juan Carlos M, Manager at Tropical Sands Dominical Eco Inn, responded to this review

Hola amigos!! Great to hear from the two of you and so happy to get your review. Thanks so much for taking the time to write us up! ;) It was a joy to have you stay with us and we are very thankful to have had the opportunity to meet and get to know you both. Thanks for bringing...

Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica
Reviewed 21 April 2014

I have stayed at MDA twice now in Dominical. Excellent cabinas with air conditioning and Wi-Fi. Excellent stop over for going to the Osa Peninsula. Recently, I had a remarkable exchange with an accommodating owner at a rough hour. Elisa was fantastic and spoke excellent Spanish. Recommend it for all sorts of stays and groups of people. Also it has...

Thank Carl3309284
Juan Carlos M, Manager at Tropical Sands Dominical Eco Inn, responded to this review

Hola! Your kind words warm my heart. It was very nice to have had the pleasure of meeting you and your family. Thank you for stopping through and for bringing your wonderful smiles and positive energy here! We look forward to the next time you all can visit us. Pura vida & keep up all the good work! <3

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 14 April 2014

The staff were very friendly and helpful. Our room was clean and comfortable with a private bathroom. We did not have AC but had a powerful fan and some of the rooms do have AC. The grounds were very well kept and the communal kitchen was the cleanest I have seen. Highly recommended.

Thank JaneGrunenberg
Juan Carlos M, Manager at Tropical Sands Dominical Eco Inn, responded to this review

We greatly appreciate you taking the time to review Hotel Montañas de Agua. Thank you for sharing your valued opinion and for staying with us!! Until next time... ~ Pura Vida ~

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 12 April 2014

Montanas de Agua is a great option for Dominical. The rooms are clean, the grounds are beautiful, the a/c and wifi are reliable and the communal kitchen is a great way to keep food costs down and meet fellow guests. JC and Alisa were extremely helpful and nice, not just about hotel issues, but also helping guests get around town...

Thank Juliana K
Juan Carlos M, Manager at Tropical Sands Dominical Eco Inn, responded to this review

Hola! :) Thank you very much for reviewing your stay with us. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your time in Playa Dominical. Ranking all the aspects of our hotel is very helpful to us, as we are continuously finding ways to improve our guests' stay. It was a pleasure having you and we look forward to the next...

Boone, North Carolina
Reviewed 1 April 2014

This is an excellent option with ac, wifi (that actually works) and a really nice garden area. Its an easy walk to the beach, and down a side street that feels quiet and safe. just far enough from the nightlife that you wont hear the endless dance music. Close enough to "downtown" that you can walk to the restaurants/parties and...

Thank kingofthemountains97
Juan Carlos M, Manager at Tropical Sands Dominical Eco Inn, responded to this review

Hola! We are so happy to hear from you and thank you very much for taking the time to review your stay at Montañas de Agua! It was a pleasure having you guys and we are very glad to hear that you had a wonderful time. We hope your journey beyond & back home went fantastic as well. Looking forward...

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Montanas de Agua offers clean and affordable rooms in beautifully landscaped grounds at a 2 minute walk to the beach! You can choose from either modern A/C rooms with private bathroom & hot water or Cabins with fans, private bathroom with hot water and their own porch. We also offer a larger room that sleeps 5 with a kitchenette and the possibility for an adjoining room for those in larger groups. All rooms have free wifi internet access, and use of the communal kitchen if you feel like cooking for yourself! We are located at the south end of town, along the beach front road, only a 5 minute's walk from the center of town. Dominical beach has some of the most consistent surf in Costa Rica, waterfalls 10 minutes away, to the north is Nauyaca Falls and further along is Manuel Antoino Park. To the south is Diamante Waterfalls, Osa Peninsula and Corcovado National Park. Dominical is perfectly placed in the middle of a magnificent coastline, verdant green mountains and spectacular sunsets! Dominical is a laid-back beach town on the Costa Ballena popular with surfers, yoga enthusiasts and nature lovers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tropical Sands Dominical Eco Inn

Address: | just off beach front road, south side of town, Dominical, Costa Rica (Formerly Montanas de Agua)
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Dominical
Price Range: ₹ 1,926 - ₹ 3,210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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Tropical Sands Dominical Eco Inn Costa Rica
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“If your not bothered about AC get a cabin!”
numberhunter69, 13 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Cabins are super cute w/ fans & hammocks, A/C in spacious rooms, even had kitchenettes.. just a bit more$.”
TravelBuzzingAround, 11 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Room 12 is next to the laundry room and grinding engine noise every few minutes - water pressure machine or water heater? Bring earplugs.”
cowgirl41, 18 Dec 2015 | Read review
“The upstairs apartment on the end away from the stairs was nice and quiet.”
TacoSister1, 30 Jan 2015 | Read review
“The cabins on the ground level are a little smaller and cheaper than the rooms in the main building in the back but equally as nice.”
BuslaneOCMD, 6 Jan 2015 | Read review
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