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Asheville, North Carolina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed two nights at this little hotel for a visit to Corcovado. The trip there in itself was an adventure... boat ride out on the sierpe river into the open waters of the pacific. Quite lovely and glad for an experienced captain to navigate the ocean waters. The arrival to the hotel is a wet landing, so that was...

Thank J W
Saint John, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful views and great staff make Pirate Cove a wonderful place to stay for the price! This is not a luxury resort but the rooms are very clean, the food healthy and delicious, staff are kind and friendly, wifi available in main common area, they use great guides and Cano Divers (operating out of Pirate Cove) are excellent. Couldn't figure...

Thank nbgoose
Guelph, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a snorkeling trip for two in our party and one diver. Cano Divers operates out of Pirate Cove Hotel in Drake Bay. They came highly recommended by our own hotel host, Miguel, at Finca Maresia - - himself a dive master. Both parts of our group were thoroughly pleased with their experience finding the dive masters and snorkeling...

Thank ptesche
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed 4 nights. And loved just about everything. Cabins: lovely and simple, with AC, no tv or fridge. Comfy beds, nice balcony with hammock. Spotlessly clean. Very quiet. Food: breakfast buffet with lots or fresh fruit, nothing fancy but all you need. Lunch and dinner served by the plate at specific times. You should be plenty full. Really tasty. Coffee/tea/water...

Thank Anne-Sofie L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed five nights at this charming tropical facility. My wife and I were in a bungalow with a fan, and my octogenarian mother in a room with air conditioning. AC was not absolutely necessary but we wanted her to have the option; it can get pretty and humid mid afternoon in January, the dry season. AC rooms were small...

Thank David B
Napa, California
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We took our adult son with us for a seven day stay at Pirate Cove. We enjoyed ourselves thoroughly and feel very comfortable giving it a rave review. Pirate Cove is not a luxurious place to stay but it is very comfortable, well appointed, and spotlessly clean. The three of us shared a beachfront bungalow with a double bed and...

Thank Chuck S
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Our family had a great stay at Pirate Cove. We would definitely like to come back here! We would recommend this to anyone who would like to take a step back from the stress and have all your needs taken care of. The family style meals are absolutely fantastic. The meals are served on time and they looked elegant and...

Thank TravelingBrownies
Fribourg, Switzerland
Reviewed 21 December 2016

We stayed there three nights and booked two tours. The first one was to Corcovado NP. I definitely would do it again, but i would hope for better weather :( it rained all the time when we were there so we could not do our second excursion in the end. The rooms are great and quite big. We stayed in...

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Reviewed 14 December 2016

This is a review of the dive operator only; we didn't stay at this property. Wilson and the crew were great, no complaints there. The dives themselves were not particularly spectacular; I've seen other reviews that say the snorkeling is a better value at Cano Island. A few observations: 1. Thin shorties are the standard equipment, and you won't get...

Thank ekjj2012
drake2006, Owner at Pirate Cove, responded to this review

Sorry you didn’t enjoy your dives with Cano Divers, but I am responding to a few factual errors and misunderstandings in your review. 1. If you get picked up from the beach, you are correct in saying that we do not allow you to try on your equipment at that moment. However, you could have passed directly to the hotel...

Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Pirate cove was amazing! We stayed here for 3 nights, the staff work together like a well oiled machine. On arrival the staff carry guests bags off the boat and to the rooms. Check in was a breeze over a welcome drink. There are free kayaks to use and the use of welly boots for tours. The rooms have hammocks...

Thank MadamMim8

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Pirate Cove is a small hotel, consisting of comfortable cabins bungalows an Ac Room located on Osa Peninsula the least developed and most bio-diversified area of Costa Rica. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pirate Cove

Address: Next to the Drake Bay River, Drake Bay, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Drake Bay
Price Range: ₹ 13,906 - ₹ 20,658 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Pirate Cove 2.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
Pirate Cove Drake Bay, Costa Rica
Hotel Style:
#5 Family Hotel in Drake Bay
#5 Romantic Hotel in Drake Bay
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Drake Bay
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“definitely a bungalow”
 of 5 bubbles moen4445, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms looking at the bay.”
 of 5 bubbles Z549EImanuelb, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Great place for families with teenage children. Costa Rica at its finest!!!”
 of 5 bubbles Sarah01982, 30 Jun 2016 | Read review
“If you are ok with just fans, the Cabins are the best deal, if you want the A/C, the Deluxe is for you.”
  • The Cabin
  • Deluxe Cabin With ocean view
  • The porch off the room
 of 5 bubbles kylem963, 2 May 2016 | Read review
“Splurge on the AC unless you are well acclimatized to the very hot temperatures”
 of 5 bubbles nroe, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
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