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San Mateo, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our group of three were making our way down the Osa. We made a last minute decision that we did not want to camp in Drake Bay, we wanted a hotel for the night. Early afternoon we started calling hotels and Pirate Cove was the only to answer. I spoke to the owner in San Jose who had his Assistant(maybe...

2Thank Karin S
Reviewed 7 September 2016

My husband, 19 year old son and I went on 4 fantastic fun filled dives with divemaster Wilson of Pirate Cove around Christmas, 2015. To this day, our son wishes that we had done more diving! It was that good. Our hotel, Corcovado Jungle Lodge only offered scuba with this operator and I was curious to learn as much as...

2Thank carefree-travels
Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Note: We did not stay at the hotel, we only used the SCUBA/snorkeling excursions. Our group of 2 new-ish divers and 2 virgin snorkelers were picked up together from the stone dock at La Paloma. We all headed out in the dive boat to meet the snorkeling boat and trade some passengers, but found a pod of four humpback whales...

2Thank Laene
Province of Zaragoza, Spain
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Excellent place to hide. Plenty of possibilities to enjoy nature in a secluded, still virgin place. Very friendly owner and employees. Near the Corcovado Park, a beautiful, wildlife biological reservation. Also, at 18 kms (about 30 min by speedboat) from the Isla del Caño, a wonderful place for snorkeling. I recommend it without hesitation.

1Thank Manuel B
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

We've been 3 days/nights at this small boutique resort and found it a perfect hideaway place to stay, next to the beach and its natural surroundings of natural reserve Drakebay. Lodges are great and gives you that adventures feeling. We took a few tours and loved it, especially with Osa Rural Tours and its guide Danny Chavez hiking towards the...

1Thank Benjamin v
Grobbendonk, Belgium
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

We spend 4 nights at Pirate Cove and really enjoyed our stay. Our kids (16-23yrs) shared a cabin and me and my wife stayed in a bungalow. The walls of the latter are made of cloth, so you're really close to nature! More than basic comfort is available and the staff is very helpful. Nelson got us set up in...

3Thank Karl H
New Delhi, India
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Pirates cove is a beautiful property, we had a room with 5 beds, rooms are basic but the property is great, food is just fantastic, they cater to all kinds of food requests. Lots of activities to do and they organise everything. The rainforest night walk was amazing, the children loved it

1Thank dhar2016
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 30 June 2016

We just returned from a lovely 4 days at Pirate Cove. The place is gorgeous! The sound of the waves right outside our room was so relaxing. The food was delicious and the staff were so nice and accomodating. It is a lovely jewel of a place to stay - simple and so delightful!!!

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 27 May 2016

I didn't stay here overnight, but I did participate in a dive run out of Pirates Cove. The dive crew were unorganized and disrespected the time of their customers by forcing us to wait while they corralled their boats presumably in preparation for the next day. One of the crew (had dreads, but don't remember his name) was particular grumpy...

1Thank infolific
Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

We spent 4 days at Pirate Cove and couldn't have had a better welcome! Susana and Nelson were very nice, everything was arranged from our transport to tours, food was delicious and the room big and clean with AC. Lilian was very helpful in finding my boyfriend's wallet which had fallen under the bed and he forgot to pack and...

1Thank Adele T

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Pirate Cove is a small hotel, consisting of comfortable cabins bungalows an Ac Room located on Osa Peninsula the least developed and most bio-diversified area of Costa Rica. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pirate Cove

Address: Next to the Drake Bay River, Drake Bay, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Drake Bay
Price Range: £173 - £238 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Pirate Cove 2.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
Pirate Cove Drake Bay
Pirate Cove Costa Rica/Drake Bay
Hotel Style:
#5 Romantic Hotel in Drake Bay
#5 Family Hotel in Drake Bay
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Drake Bay
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“Rooms looking at the bay.”
 of 5 bubbles Z549EImanuelb, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Great place for families with teenage children. Costa Rica at its finest!!!”
 of 5 bubbles Sarah01982, 30 Jun 2016 | Read review
“If you are ok with just fans, the Cabins are the best deal, if you want the A/C, the Deluxe is for you.”
  • The porch off the room
  • Deluxe Cabin With ocean view
  • The Cabin
 of 5 bubbles kylem963, 2 May 2016 | Read review
“Splurge on the AC unless you are well acclimatized to the very hot temperatures”
 of 5 bubbles nroe, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Our room was the best - queen bed, beautiful bath, great view.”
 of 5 bubbles 265jennyw, 3 Apr 2016 | Read review
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