We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
03/12/2017 04/12/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Villas Serenidad

    Calle Bar Pen Playa Negra, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70401, Costa Rica
    Lowest prices for your stay
    03/12/2017 04/12/2017
    Are these your travel dates?
    TripAdvisor uses this information to find you the lowest prices for your stay.
    Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Puerto Viejo de TalamancaSee available hotels in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
    Traveller (258)
    Room & Suite (103)
    Pool & Beach (26)
    Passion Fruit Lodge
    192 reviews
    #1 of 12 hotels in Cahuita
    16.5 km
    Suizo Loco Lodge Hotel & Resort
    274 reviews
    #2 of 12 hotels in Cahuita
    14.5 km
    Hotel Banana Azul
    1,509 reviews
    #1 of 12 hotels in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
    0.6 km
    Hotel Blue Conga
    665 reviews
    #2 of 12 hotels in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
    2.2 km
    • Excellent99%
    • Very good1%
    • Average0%
    • Poor0%
    • Terrible0%
    Travellers talk about
    “mother dear” (34 reviews)
    “on stilts” (9 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Room Service
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    Write a Review
    Reviews (235)
    There are newer reviews for Villas Serenidad
    See the most recent reviews
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year

    51 - 55 of 218 reviews

    Reviewed 2 March 2016

    We just returned from a 10 day stay at Mother Dear, and the cottage was like a dream. It was the perfect setting- nestled in a jungle-like garden that opened up onto the beautiful black sand beach. Every night we slept to the sounds of...More

    1  Thank Lisa S
    Response from MotherDearCR, Owner at Villas SerenidadResponded 3 March 2016

    Your kind words are much appreciated. 10 days can go by so quickly, but you guys appeared to have found a way to slow down time! Of course, having private massages on your porch helps a lot. Please come again when the Maine weather dictates...More

    Reviewed 24 February 2016

    Every detail, no matter how small seemed to be addressed here. Snacks, beverages and drinking water were stocked, even fresh non tap water ice cubes were ready after a long journey. Room, bathroom and deck were much larger than the photos and there was storage...More

    Thank cayennev8
    Response from MotherDearCR, Owner at Villas SerenidadResponded 25 February 2016

    Thanks for taking the time to post your review of Mother Dear. Much appreciated. ​Debbie and I love it when a guest enjoys her/his stay after all the planning and all the effort invested. Muchas gracias!

    Reviewed 22 February 2016

    Spent five days in cottage 1 in early February 2016. The cottage is very well designed and clean. Since there is no insulation in the walls, nifty shelves and rods have been inserted in all the right places. There is no AC but all of...More

    Thank mieka407
    Response from MotherDearCR, Owner at Villas SerenidadResponded 25 February 2016

    Thanks for your thoughtful & detailed review, and I totally empathize about the weather: when I worked in the US, it was guaranteed that while on my yearly vacation it would most assuredly rain! But we're glad you liked the cottage and the setting, and...More

    Reviewed 20 February 2016

    We arrived at Mother Dear after a long day of rafting. Jimmy and Debbie gave us a warm welcome and showed us around. We were so tired that we did not want to go anywhere. The fridge was filled with drinks, a couple of beers...More

    1  Thank Luvvy52
    Response from MotherDearCR, Owner at Villas SerenidadResponded 22 February 2016

    We are very happy that you enjoyed your holiday, both with us and with Puerto Viejo, and thanks for such thoughtful words. Please come back, Jimmy J.

    Reviewed 17 February 2016

    We had such a fabulous stay at Mother Dear Cottages in October 2011 that we decided to go back in January 2015 - and this time we brought our friends. We (and they) were not disappointed! The grounds around the cottages have grown up and...More

    Thank Kaptinski
    Response from MotherDearCR, Owner at Villas SerenidadResponded 19 February 2016

    Thanks for the kind words and thanks for coming back and bringing your friends. Debbie and I love it when good friends stay in both of the cottages. Will we see you guys a third time? Sincerely, Jimmy

    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 2
    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Limon >
    • Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
    • Also Known As
    • Villas Serenidad Costa Rica/Limon
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (258)
    Room & Suite (103)
    Pool & Beach (26)
    Dining (5)
    Hotel & Grounds (129)
    Bathroom (6)
    Family and Play Areas (1)
    Hotel Banana Azul
    1,509 reviews
    .61 km away
    Hotel Blue Conga
    665 reviews
    2.17 km away
    Nearby Restaurants
    Bread & Chocolate
    1,494 reviews
    1.59 km away
    Madre Tierra Puerto Viejo
    298 reviews
    1.46 km away
    Port Vell
    123 reviews
    1.40 km away
    Como en mi Casa Art Cafe
    346 reviews
    1.47 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Willie's Tours CR
    164 reviews
    1.52 km away
    Finca La Isla
    98 reviews
    .82 km away
    Luluberlu Art Gallery
    81 reviews
    1.57 km away
    Gecko Trail - Day Tours
    413 reviews
    1.51 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    Steve A
    27 February 2017|
    AnswerShow all 3 answers
    Response from estermanni | Reviewed this property |
    No, I would recommend bringing your own toiletries too
    15 November 2016|
    Response from Villas_Serenidad | Property representative |
    Hello. We would love to have you stay with us. January would be your best option for a 2-week stay, as February & March are a little full. Thanks, James
    15 May 2016|
    AnswerShow all 2 answers
    Response from Villas_Serenidad | Property representative |
    Send me your specific questions and I'll answer them. Thanks, James
    Room Tips
    "both cottages of mother dear are equal and have great ocean view. we were in cottage no. 1"
    Read review
    "This is a spectactular destination for couples."
    Read review
    "your own beachfront hideaway"
    Read review
    "Both cabins are identical - no one is better than another. Both have the same amenities and same gorgeous..."
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing