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Drake Bay Wilderness Resort

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  • Excellent76%
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  • Average4%
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Reviewed 27 September 2014

The Drake Bay Wilderness Resort is an amazing place. It offers very neat rooms with AC and hot water and the grounds of the resort are absolutely lovely. You can actually enjoy the sunrise over the Costa Rican Mountains and the sunset over the pacific....More

2  Thank Ronald W
Reviewed 11 August 2014

We visited the DBWL and had one of our best vacations ever. Every day was an adventure, the food was very good, the staff very attentive and the host family most welcoming! Edgar and Marleny held a beautiful vision! The resort juts out on a...More

1  Thank scarette
Reviewed 31 July 2014

My Brother and I had a wonderful time at Drake Bay in this very laid back & comfortable eco-resort. Wonderful staff, and the tours were excellent. Even saw humpback whales on our snorkel trip out to the island nearby The resort is on a craggy...More

2  Thank SaltyDog_417
Reviewed 13 July 2014

Great boat journey to get to the hotel. First impressions were not brilliant but we found the hotel a really good stop. The trips were very good and the staff were good. The food was better than anticipated. This is a very quiet hotel and...More

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Reviewed 8 July 2014

I stayed at the drake bay wilderness resort for 4 days with a study abroad tour. My experience was fantastic. From the first time we got off the boat through when we left my experience was resoundingly positive. Adrian, Abraham, and Mickey stood out to...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Beachfront
Free Internet
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Airport Transportation
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$ 332 - US$ 339 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#2 Family Hotel in Drake Bay
#4 Romantic Hotel in Drake Bay
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Drake Bay
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 332 - US$ 339 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#2 Family Hotel in Drake Bay
#4 Romantic Hotel in Drake Bay
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Drake Bay
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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rreneem
31 December 2017|
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Response from Phillydilly | Reviewed this property |
Swim in the pool, because there’s no beach at the resort. There’s a sand beach not far away although we didn’t go there.
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anneworden
7 January 2017|
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Response from ticalinda59 | Property representative |
Corcovado and the Mangrove Tour both offer a great wealth of wildlife and plant life, both are great tours. Also, one of my favorite ones is the Rio Claro Tour. That tour offers relaxation and snorkeling at one of the most... More
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yogaevita
16 December 2016|
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Response from ticalinda59 | Property representative |
Hello Eva, I am with Drake Bay Wilderness Resort. It would be better if you contact us directly for more information about our hotel. Please look us up online.
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"We were in room 6 which was near the shore, dining room and reception."
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"Almost all rooms have a view of the ocean and privacy, you can't go wrong."
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"Room 45 is elevated."
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"We had a honeymoon cottage with a beautiful view.But you have to climb 54 steps. Other cottages are on the..."
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