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    Mar y Selva Ecolodge

    Costanera Sur Highway | Marker Km 170 go 500 south and 1100east, Ballena 60504, Costa Rica
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    11 - 15 of 56 reviews

    Reviewed 8 February 2015 via mobile

    We found this wonderful secluded Eco Lodge when looking for a place to stay along the Pacific coast for a couple of nights before heading to the Osa Peninsula. It is a wonderful gem hidden off the main highway by about a mile into the...More

    1  Thank C. K
    Reviewed 12 January 2015 via mobile

    Good location (jungle), lovely surroundings (best beaches), beautiful ocean view, amazing pool. Poor maintenance, poor food service (no vegetarian options in an ecolodge). Poor human contact... When tourists arrive tired after a long trip, with no car and at night time it would be so...More

    1  Thank fmontalvao
    Reviewed 19 April 2014

    We had a fantastic stay at the Mar y Selva with four generations of our family! We stayed at the tail end of the dry season, but the jungle was still alive with all kind of wild life. The staff is extremely nice and very...More

    1  Thank Ben C
    Reviewed 3 March 2014

    The Good: Great Reception, friendly at first and explained everything we needed to know! Included Breakfast tasted really good, kudos to the cook! Room Confortable, nice view and terrific terrace on my room, allowed me to relax! The Room had a hot tube, nice! Bad:...More

    Thank Johan R
    Response from Mar_y_Selva, Owner at Mar y Selva EcolodgeResponded 19 April 2014

    I apologize that you did not find the pool or the hot tub in your room up to your standards of cleanliness. We have addressed the hot tub in the room with the staff and would ask that if you ever have an issue like...More

    Reviewed 26 February 2014

    We came to Costa Rica to relax and enjoy the the best nature has to offer. Mar y Selva offered the perfect environment to do both. From the time we arrived to our departure, the staff made us feel at home. Mornings began with Esther's...More

    Thank Trina H
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    • Breakfast included
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    • Price range
    • US$93 - US$150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Family Rooms ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 10
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    • Province of Puntarenas >
    • Ballena
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    harris4eve
    11 July 2016|
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    Response from Jessica B | Reviewed this property |
    It is between 3.5-4 hours from San Jose to the lodge. All of the bungalows are in great condition. Whatever you read was not recent. The staff and lodge are both amazing. Hope this helps.
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    11 July 2016|
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    Response from ABSearles | Reviewed this property |
    Its a drive, I believe it was about 3 hours. But its a beautiful drive along the coast. Lots of beautiful places to stop at. I don't know anything about bungalow 9. But our room was great.
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    "Excellent views of the ocean and the rain forest. Only a few kilometers from the beach."
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    "All the bungalows are separate, and feel very private."
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    "We stayed in the third floor suite and the views were amazing!"
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    "Try to get the rooms the closer to the reception or just next to the pool! they have the better views!"
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