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Hotel Tropico Latino

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Small boutique hotel right in the heart of this funky surfing village and right on the beach. The staff is awesome (friendly and professional) especially the receptionist Evelyn! It has a very rustic charm with various cabanas and standard rooms (well above standard in my book). The pool located between the restaurant and beach is stunning and the beach has...

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hoteltropicolatino, Manager at Hotel Tropico Latino, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments, we will share them with Evelyn and Mary :) The water at the restaurant is filtered and served in a glass bottle to prevent the use of plastic bottles and minimize our impact on the environment. This practice has helped significantly reduce the amount of plastic used. It is not regular tap water and...

Huntington Beach, California
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Wonderful time in Costa Rica! The hotel provided help with everything. Any activity you wanted, they were able to call and arrange for you which included horseback riding, ATV rental, massages, etc. Great surfing with mellow crowd located out front of the casitas. Highly recommend staying here!

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hoteltropicolatino, Manager at Hotel Tropico Latino, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great feedback. We are glad you enjoyed all the activities the area has to offer ! We hope to see you soon :)

new york, ny
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I recently stayed at Hotel Tropico Latino with a Puravida Adventures women's surfing retreat. The staff at Hotel TL were extremely accommodating and I loved every minute of my stay. The front desk was always helpful and kind with any questions, the bar and restaurant staff were our friends by the end of our retreat... the food at the restaurant...

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hoteltropicolatino, Manager at Hotel Tropico Latino, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind comments! We hope to see you soon :)

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome rooms, quiet, peaceful, clean and comfortable. We stayed in a range of rooms during our stay and all were lovely - however No.20 wins! A private pool with the beach literally just in front of you = AWESOME! Definitely go to yoga with Jess - simply amazing!

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hoteltropicolatino, Manager at Hotel Tropico Latino, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments about the beachfront suite (room #20) and the yoga clases with Jessica! We will let her know your thoughts :)

Herradura, Costa Rica
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our kids surf in the national contests in Costa Rica, so we have been traveling to all the beach towns throughout Costa Rica over the past 3 years. Santa Teresa is top spot on the list for our family with beautiful beaches and great restaurants. This was our 2nd time back to Hotel Tropico Latino, and will definitely be our...

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hoteltropicolatino, Manager at Hotel Tropico Latino, responded to this review

Wow! What a wonderful review, we truly appreciate your business and your trust in us. I am very happy to hear that our staff and service met your needs and expectations. We look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the near future.

San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beachfront room. You wake up with an amazing view to the gardens and the beach. The sound of the ocean gives a unique feeling to this hotel. The hamacas area and beachfront bar are the perfect spot to just relax and enjoy paradise. Staff is wonderful and friendly. Feels like home.

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hoteltropicolatino, Manager at Hotel Tropico Latino, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your comments! We are glad you enjoyed the beachfront hammock area!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel have very confortable rooms in contact with nature. You wake up sorrownd with the sounds of the congos that anunce the begining of the day. The design of the hotel bring you to experiment the direct contact to nature and at night the sense of secure and mistery in the main pedestrian path. Excellent amenities and the staff...

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hoteltropicolatino, Manager at Hotel Tropico Latino, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comments! We hope to see you soon at the hotel:)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in Bungalow 3 (two double beds and a private porch) for three nights at the start of our week long vacation. The room was very spacious and comfortable with high ceilings with fans, plenty of room to move around, AC, mini fridge, and bathroom with a rainfall shower. The porch had a private hammock and chairs for relaxing....

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hoteltropicolatino, Manager at Hotel Tropico Latino, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for choosing our hotel. I'm happy that you enjoyed your stay and I'm looking forward to having you again as a guest in our hotel!

North Wales, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in the studio apartment at Hotel Tropico Latino in March. The apartment had all of the amenities we could ask for, with an incredible location- steps from the beach! The studio features a full-sized kitchen with adjacent dining/living room, private bathroom, and comfortable bedroom with a queen sized bed. The living room also featured an additional single bed....

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hoteltropicolatino, Manager at Hotel Tropico Latino, responded to this review

Our locations is definitely one of the things we are very proud of about our hotel. We are so lucky to have a property in the heart of Santa Teresa and a very strategic location that brings our guest just a few steps away from the beach.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tropico Latino is amazing. It's beautiful, romantic, friendly & professional staff. I am beyond happy with our entire stay. My husband surfed everyday. We did poolside through out. (Pool was clean & beautiful) Beachfront hammocks and chairs for Romantic sunsets. Our room was nice and very clean. Spa - highly recommend the messages. We did couples message and by far...

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hoteltropicolatino, Manager at Hotel Tropico Latino, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. I am very pleased to hear that our staff made your stay pleasant. Looking forward to seeing you again soon.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tropico Latino is an intimate beachfront boutique hotel located in Santa Teresa, a breathtaking white sand beach on the Pacific Ocean of Costa Rica's Nicoya Peninsula. Situated on four acres of unspoiled tropical beach, you will find beautiful swimming areas and also outcroppings of rock where natural tide pools form.Our exquisitely-designed tropical bungalows and suites, built with exotic hardwoods, are surrounded by abundant tropical gardens under an old forest canopy, giving you the feeling of landing in paradise. Immerse yourself in the most pristine natural environment and experience the wildlife of Costa Rica right outside your window. Howler monkeys, hummingbirds, iguanas and bright flowering heliconias are just a few examples of what you will see.All of our accommodations feature luxury amenities, including wireless internet, air conditioning, ceiling fans, hot water, security safe, mini-bar, coffee maker and complimentary coffee. Ask for our new beachfront suite, featuring its own beautiful private saltwater pool and Jacuzzi. Relax poolside or lounge in a beach hammock under a grove of coconut and almond trees as you watch the sunset. You will love it!Tropico Latino resort features a full-service Spa and yoga studio. The Spa offers professional massages, wraps, exfoliations, facials, and other services such as acupuncture, manicures and pedicures. What makes our Spa different is that we create our own 100% natural healing and beauty products from ingredients like papaya, cucumber, coffee, coconut, almonds, carrots, honey and mint.Our yoga center offers daily Vinyasa Flow yoga classes and retreats. We have two beachfront open-air decks were you can receive classes while you listen to the rhythm of the waves at the ocean's edge. Yoga lessons will keep you centered, flexible and relaxed during your stay. Our classes are complete with mats, blocks and straps, and are open to everyone, from beginning students to experienced practitioners.Your stay would not be complete without a delightful dining experience. Our open-air beachfront restaurant combines a relaxed, yet classy atmosphere with nationally-renowned organic international cuisine. You will find healthy options on the menu using organic fruits and vegetables, local fresh fish, seafood and meat.Our commitment with sustainability in Santa Teresa BeachTropico Latino is an environmentally conscious hotel. We coordinate and sponsor the Blue Flag ecological program and sustainable initiatives for the beach communities of Mal Pais, Carmen, Santa Teresa and Hermosa. We are very proud that in 2012 all four beaches obtained the ecological Blue Flag recognition award, which ensures the quality and sanitation of the water, beach clean-up projects, community informational signs, and environmental education. We also are committed to conserve the vibrant biodiversity and richness of the rainforest that surrounds the region. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Tropico Latino

Address: Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Santa Teresa
Price Range: ₹ 7,951 - ₹ 55,398 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Tropico Latino 3*
Number of rooms: 21
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Tropico Latino Hotel
Tropico Latino Nicoya
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#1 Spa Hotel in Santa Teresa
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Teresa
#13 Family Hotel in Santa Teresa
#15 Romantic Hotel in Santa Teresa
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“All rooms are amazing, closer ones to the beach are best.”
mikeshuttles, 18 May 2017 | Read review
“Book No.20 - it has a private pool!”
Kat_and_Si, 9 May 2017 | Read review
“The rooms are all set back, so it doesn't matter very much which room you choose. I would say closer to the beach or pool would be best.”
bbarger777, 7 May 2017 | Read review
“Big and confortable rooms with A/C and fan with direct contact with surrownding nature.”
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“choose rooms as far as possible from the road”
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