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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 23 December 2009

It does not get any better than Shelter from the Storm. A real gem. Clean, beautiful and quiet. Lovely location, lovely staff, and an amazing place to call 'home' while in Dominical. Shelter from the Storm truly is paradise on earth. Thank you Donna and Daryl for a fantastic vacation.

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NC
Reviewed 14 December 2009

This was our first trip to Costa Rica and the reviews on Trip Advisor and Fodors pretty much sold me on booking at Shelter from the Storm, so I was interested to see a negative review pop up before we left, as well as a flock of defenders fly in afterwards. Into every life a little rain must fall, but...

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ItsPatCollins
Reviewed 25 November 2009

Like most of the other reviews state, this place is absolutely beautiful. The location provides for an interesting view of the local culture and wildlife. You definitely feel secluded but not so much that you have to travel out of your way to have fun. I stayed for 2 weeks and made absolutely no plans, which worked out perfectly. Donna...

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Fredericksburg, VA
Reviewed 23 November 2009

Yes, all the reviews are correct. We stayed four days and wished we had stayed the entire week. The hosts, Daryl and Donna were terrific and helped us plan our sightseeing trips in the area. The grounds are spectacular and filled with a multitude of flowers and wildlife. The atmosphere was relaxed and comforting. After awhile you almost hated to...

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Sacramento
Reviewed 20 November 2009

This place is amazing! There is a reason why they have gotten 60 five star reviews out of 61 (and I don't know what was up with the 1 bad review, that person was off their rocker!). You wont be sorry you chose Shelter from the Storm, it's such a great location! 5 minutes max to everywhere awesome. Down the...

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madison wi
Reviewed 19 November 2009

My wife and I have just finished booking our third visit to Shelter from the Storm. We are excited to be returning. The tranquility and beauty of this little paradise creates a desire to stay and never leave. While we have traveled extensively throughout Costa Rica, we find ourselves returning to the warm hospitality and surroundings of this remote but...

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 17 November 2009

So, don't get me wrong this place is very nice indeed. I think the positives are all well represented by the other reviewers here, so I will just touch on the negatives. For one, there is not much privacy. There is a groundskeeper who always seems to be outside your balcony doing something. And not only was he checking out...

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new jersey
Reviewed 26 October 2009

What a great find!! The owners attention to detail made Shelter from the Storm a step above the rest. Upon arrival, we had a nice welcome basket in our room with some local "goodies". We especially liked the honor system in the bar / pool area and the beach chairs that we could take down to the beaches. It was...

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San Isidro Heredia
Reviewed 5 October 2009

I just spent two weeks at Shelter from the storm and had a marvelous time. The second week I convinced my brother to fly in from the states to join me because I was sure he would really enjoy the stay surrounded by the jungle with a beautiful ocean view. We both agreed that Darryl had done a great job...

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San Rafael
Reviewed 2 September 2009

This truly is an amazing place to stay in Dominical. This was our third trip to Costa Rica and though we have stayed in some pretty nice places throughout the country, this one has the best ocean views we’ve seen by far. It provides jaw-dropping views down the rocky coast looking towards the Osa Peninsula. Beautiful grounds, great rooms, a...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Shelter from the Storm is a group of 2 villas perched on a 5 acre mountainside point, 60 meters above the Pacific, high enough to give dramatic views of the coast to the Osa Pennisula, but low enough to hear the waves breaking on the rocks below. Hotel rates for your own private place! Ammenities: Shared pool adjacent Entertainment Rancho with honor bar, BBQ,satelite stereo tv & dvd, washer/dryer, & much more.... ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shelter from the Storm

Address: San Martin Sur, Dominical 80000, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Dominical
Price Range: ₹ 7,445 - ₹ 22,335 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Shelter From The Storm Hotel Dominical
Shelter From The Storm Costa Rica/Dominical
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