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El Pequeno Gecko Verde

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed at Hotel El Pequeño Gecko Verde over Christmas and it was a beautiful highlight and a grand finale to our trip to Costa Rica. Our bungalow was clean and so very comfy. We had chosen the cooking unit since we wanted to cook our own meals. We had the best breakfasts and dinners on our porch and enjoyed...

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Reviewed 14 January 2017

We stayed there with our 3 kids in 2 bungalows and had an absolutely lovely stay. The bugalows were super cozy nicely surrounded by the lush gardens. It is nicely situated away from the center of town, but there are several supers nearby. We enjoyed the made to order breakfast every morning and the occasianal visit by the quati. The...

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
Reviewed 28 December 2016

The bedrooms were very nice, the kitchen was good, the deck and grounds were beautiful and pleasant and the staff was efficient and courteous. Very nice quite location, yet close enough to town for easy access. The hike to the nearby "hidden beach" was very beautiful as was the beach.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for two nights whilst visiting the area. The grounds are really nice, with an excellent breakfast spot next to the pool. The place is very quiet and there is a hidden beach 10 mins walk out the back of the property. We stayed in the Coco bungalow which was well appointed and very clean. There are just two...

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Paris, France
Reviewed 6 August 2016

We had a wonderful time in this hotel. The owner is very nice, friendly and helpful. The gardens are beautiful, the rooms are lovely, each with its own patio from where you can admire the butterflies, birds or the coatis walking around. There are only 6 rooms so it is a very peaceful place, great to relax by the pool....

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

We had the ylang-ylang bungalow, which was really nice and had an outdoor shower. The bungalows / rooms, pool and reception / bar / restaurant area are set in a beautiful tropical garden. Breakfast is good but not included for our room, because it has a little kitchenette. We ordered breakfast a la carte every morning, which we enjoyed. Very...

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Cambridge, Canada
Reviewed 21 May 2016

Wow, El Pequeno Gecko Verde is a fabulous boutique accommodations in a lush green jungle like paradise. Very private and quiet and great for relaxation, the cabin like accommodation is equipped with kitchenette, outdoor shower which is heaven, deck and hammock. The pool area is spectacular. The wildlife on the property was a highlight, monkeys right above our accommodation, iguanas,...

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Lahaina, Hawaii
Reviewed 18 May 2016

This hotel was recommended to me by a friend who visited Samara a few years back. She spoke highly of the staff, location, and amenities. I was blown away at how this place exceeded my expectations. When making the booking through their direct site I had conversed back and forth with Lady (I hope I spelled her name right!) they...

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Reviewed 15 May 2016

The bungalows are nicely decorated and there is an authentic feeling about this place. We very much enjoyed the wooden deck and the hamac in front of the bungalow. Also at night, we saw some cute coatis and pacas doing their little night tours along the property paths.There is an access to a private beach which is nice too. The...

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New Jersey, USA
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Beautiful property and lovely bungalows. Private and away from the noise of downtown Samara. A short walk to amazing hiking trails with great viewpoints and beaches. spacious accommodations with a full kitchen.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
El Pequeño Gecko Verde is a small Boutique Hotel in Sámara beach, at the edge of the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica. The hotel consists of beautiful villas, luxurious bungalows and romantics rooms, arranged to maximize privacy, in the middle of a beautiful tropical garden. Located 5 minutes by car from the central village of Sámara and its gorgeous fine sand beach, El Pequeño Gecko Verde is far from the crowd and the noise, immersed in the most tropical and the most quiet and serene part of the area. This privileged location in Sámara makes the hotel a unique oasis and the perfect compromise between beach and nature. It's also the ideal starting point for discovering the beaches of Buena Vista, Barrigona, Carrillo, San Miguel as well as numerous activities in and around the hotel and surrounding area. El Pequeño Gecko Verde is a small Boutique Hotel in Sámara beach, at the edge of the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica. Nestled in the midst of centenarian trees and a lush tropical garden, the property is home to more than one hundred species of trees and tropical plants. As the flora and fauna occupy an essential importance to our setting, you will without a doubt witness some of the numerous animals which live all around the hotel, such as: monkeys, coatimundis, armadillos, raccoons, anteaters, squirrels, jaguarundis, agoutis, amphibians, iguanas, as well as many birds and butterflies... ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Pequeno Gecko Verde

Address: Camino Buena Vista | Cantarrana, Playa Samara 50205, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Samara
Price Range: £77 - £168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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El Pequeno Gecko Verde Hotel Playa Samara
El Pequeno Gecko Verde Costa Rica/Playa Samara
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“Any accommodation is great on this property, all private, clean, various sizes and some with no kitchen do include breakfast.”
 of 5 bubbles PaulineB389, 21 May 2016 | Read review
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“all excellent rooms”
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