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Gadsden, Alabama
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great choices of excursions, delicious and well presented meals and a wonderful staff. The view from the pool breathtaking. Landscape was always clean and beautiful.Easy walking distance to the beach. I recommend visiting this resort.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here on our final night in Costa Rica. Everything about this was above expectations. Our room was spacious (3 beds - 2 singles, 1 double), the bathroom was huge - the shower head alone was humongous. Plenty of towels. Meals were provided - lunch, snacks, dinner, and breakfast. All of it was delicious and well made. The snacks...

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TranquiloLodge, Public Relations Manager at Tranquilo Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for such a wonderful review! Meeting and exceeding our guests needs is something we strive to do. We hope you will visit again!

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a wonderful stay at Tranquilo Lodge. It truly felt like paradise; with glorious views and surrounded by beautiful flowers, trees and scarlet macaws flying overhead. The swimming pool and bar area is very relaxing, and the eco lodge had everything we needed. The balcony and hammocks were great! The friendliness and helpfulness of the staff made the holiday...

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TranquiloLodge, Public Relations Manager at Tranquilo Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We hope you are able to come back soon!

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at Tranquilo Lodge with my husband and 2 kids aged 9 and 11 in early December 2016. We stayed at Tranquilo Lodge for 5 nights. We flew from San Jose to Drake Bay in a small 21 seater plane - this was an adventure in itself. Small planes fly close to the ground so the views were fantastic...

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TranquiloLodge, Public Relations Manager at Tranquilo Lodge, responded to this review

What a wonderful review! Thank you for taking the time to provide it. We are pleased that you were happy with your stay with us.

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the perfect place to stay in Drake Bay. The hotel is just off the road, across which is a little road leading to a beautiful and almost private beach we swam at every day (there is one hotel and a very few houses). We were a group of 4 celebrating, belatedly, our father/father-in-law's 80th birthday (just before his...

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TranquiloLodge, Public Relations Manager at Tranquilo Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for such an awesome review. We strive to make sure that all our guests are happy during their stay and after. We hope you are able to visit again soon!

Toronto, Ontario
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely loved our stay at Tranquilo Lodge. We came as a family to celebrate my father's 81st birthday, and found ourselves on the trip of a lifetime. Tranquilo staff hosted us with such care and love, and with great attention to details. The food was superb, the view from the Infinity pool was sublime (especially at sunset), the accessibility of...

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TranquiloLodge, Public Relations Manager at Tranquilo Lodge, responded to this review

Your review is greatly appreciated. So pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Tranquilo for a week in late January. One way that we choose a hotel is their responsiveness to our email inquiries, and Mary could not have been more helpful. She coordinated our tours, answered all of our questions, and re-arranged our travel when the airport in Drake closed unexpectedly. Accommodations, Food, and Weather: We had a ‘cabina’...

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TranquiloLodge, Public Relations Manager at Tranquilo Lodge, responded to this review

We'd love to have you back! Thank you for such an amazing review! We are so happy that you are pleased with the eco adventure tours you took part in. The Rio Claro can be difficult for those that aren't used to lots of physical activity. It's great to read your comments on how you faired during it. Come hang...

Saskatoon, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Where do I start... my husband and I started our 17 day trip in Costa Rica with the Tranquilo Lodge. After reading the reviews and seeing the pics in trip advisor we were excited for our stay. The reviews and the pics do not do this place justice. It was absolutely phenomenal and breathtaking. When we planned our stay we...

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TranquiloLodge, Public Relations Manager at Tranquilo Lodge, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you so much for your review! We are very happy that your expectations were exceeded. Come hang out in the jungle with us again soon!

Aspen, Colorado
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a spectacular place to relax and enjoy watching the birds. The staff went out of their way to be helpful and make us feel at home. The meals were healthy and delicious. The infinity pool was an added bonus and there were so many excursions to keep you entertained

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Thank you for your amazing review! We love to hear when our guests enjoy their stays!

Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our 4 night stay at Tranquilo lodge was the best part of our 2 week holiday in Costa Rica. We stayed in bungalow 10 just off from the pool. We thought this was the best pick in advance and proved to be the case. A bit more privacy but all of the bungalows were amazing. Definitely worth the extra cost...

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See are so excited that we were able to make your stay with us amazing. Thank you for such a great review. Sorry for the inconvenience of the internet going down. It happens from time to time in the jungle. Tours can be exhausting. We hope that the return to the hotel for the evening helped your relax and recoup...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Tranquilo Lodge

Address: 100 Meters North of Pirate Cove, Drake Bay, Costa Rica (Formerly Hotel Ojala)
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Drake Bay
Price Range: $75 - $82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Hotel Style:
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Drake Bay
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“our room was very close to the restaurant area, which we found very handy!”
  • view from pool
 of 5 bubbles siania, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All cabins have ocean view. Cabins lower down more secluded but a steep walk to the pool. Cabins at top - great view”
 of 5 bubbles CoetzeeClan, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Take the room located on the top floor!”
 of 5 bubbles 265benjamina, 24 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in Ballena/honeymoon suite with family as on its own but the rooms at the top by the pool have the best views.”
 of 5 bubbles 803belindas, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the upper level are the best.”
 of 5 bubbles travel20, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
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