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Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely designed cabinas with an open view in the rainforest of Cosa Rica. Sleeping with a unique surrounding and directly at the beach. Monkeys, Toucans and all kind of beautiful birds are passing right above you - no wildlife tours are necessary :) Nico is the most wonderful host and her food is heavenly ! The beds are equipped with...

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Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We entered as strangers and left as family. The hospitality of Nico and Mark was inspiring and the beauty of the grounds unmatched. Every meal was unique and delicious. The surrounding area is truly magical. Do yourself a favor and contact Nico now, you can thank yourself later.

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Reviewed 19 July 2016

If you are looking to experience a few days in paradise then this is the place for you. Unlike anywhere I have ever stayed before, Ojo Del Mar truly connects you with life on the Osa Peninsula. The thought and effort that has been put into the build of this place is truly remarkable and the stylish and luxurious design...

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Thank Andrew C
New York City, New York
Reviewed 5 May 2016

Ojo del Mar fits like a glove into it's habitat. The structures are almost of the nature themselves, no interference, yet much human comfort. The wildlife is all around- they love the garden, the glowing eyes of the lightening bug at night, the howler monkeys call, irridescent butterflies, the scent of flowers on the air, Nico told us of the...

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Thank Abigail G
Corvallis, Oregon
Reviewed 15 March 2016

I have stayed at Ojo del Mar three times now. This is such a lovely place to experience the amazing biological diversity of the Osa Peninsula in great comfort. Every detail of the property is beautiful from the food, the accommodations to the tropical garden. Perhaps one of my favorite parts of staying at Ojo del Mar are the wonderful...

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Thank dewolfekaren
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 12 March 2016

This place is paradise! My boyfriend and I stayed here 5 nights last week and have nothing but good things to say. The area is beautiful, remote and peaceful. We stayed in the beach cube falling asleep to the sounds of crashing waves and waking up to the sounds of howler monkeys every morning. There are many beautiful hiking trails...

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Reviewed 12 December 2015

Ojo is the sweetest escape. Prepare to be off the grid (there is no electricity except in the common areas) and truly connect to nature. Animals and flora abound, Nico the owner is an amazing chef and thoughtful hostess and will make you feel at home in her little piece of paradise. The Osa Peninsula is a gem in Costa--...

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 5 October 2015

Love Ojo Del Mar so much, we've been there three times. Close to nature and comfortable. The cabinas are clean and well managed. The food is pure, tasty and healthy. You will love this place if you want quiet, peace, being close to nature, healthy food, and wanting to be close to the rain forest without paying the exorbitant prices...

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Thank John C
Chamoson, Switzerland
Reviewed 18 August 2015

Hard to describe the feelings when you just leave Nico and Mark, and especially when you realise that it's the place on earth where you belong to! Nico and Mark are not just the perfect hosts ! They make Matapalo THE place to stay in Costa Rica! The energy they put in building perfect nature integrated cabinas mixed with unbelievebal...

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Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

Our family stayed here in March. This Eco resort is completely at one with nature. Cabins are beautifully made and furnished. Food by Nico is absolutely delicious and very healthful. She made the best chicken mole I ever had. Howler monkeys are all over. Great place to surf and horse ride. I highly recommend this place.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ojo del Mar ("eye of the sea"), is a small, eco-friendly secluded retreat nestled between the pristine beaches and the tropical rainforest in the wilds of Costa Rica's Osa Peninsula. Ojo del Mar has capacious spaces in its main Casa Grande (restaurant) with hardwood floors and a thatched roof bamboo construction, solar powered, all built by hand without power tools. We have 5 cabins and 2 deluxe tent cabins. Ojo del Mar's building concept follows a calling that is environmentally and socially responsible. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ojo del Mar

Address: Cabo Matapalo 60702, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Cabo Matapalo
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Ojo Del Mar Hotel Osa Peninsula
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“Choose a cabina - we were in a family sized one close to the beach - or choose a tent right on the beach. There are outdoor showers and toilets wherever you need them - and all the water is drinkable.”
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