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Hotel Nirvana by the Sea
Ranked #4 of 12 Hotels in Cahuita
Certificate of Excellence
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
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“Paradise”
Reviewed 13 May 2014

If going on vacations to Costa Rica is paradise, the people of Cabinas Nirvanas made it haven. Some of the difficulties that you may have in the country are easily overstepped, thanks to the owners that try everything to help you. They made me fill as family.

Room Tip: Cabina nº3, is definably a good choice. you even have a private outside kitchen
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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Chicago, IL
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2014

The room was very basic, but okay. I could see daylight through a few small holes in the walls, but there was no bug problem and the room was reasonably clean. My main complaint is the shower. This place says that it has hot water, but the water in the shower was warm for maybe 5 seconds, then cool. Then, the water took hours to drain, which made it rather unpleasant to be the second person to use the shower. This is a very inexpensive place, but I felt a bit mislead by the website.

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Zurich, Switzerland
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16 reviews
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Reviewed 28 January 2014

we were lucky to stay one night at cabinas nirvana as its mostly complete. we would loved to stay more nights ... the very nice thing was that even we stayed just for one night the owners treated us like customers who have booked one week. we can confirm that all the previous reviews are correct with their admirable words about this beautyful place.

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
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1 Thank fclivi
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Monte-Carlo, Monaco
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Reviewed 12 January 2014

Travelled around all Costa Rica and this must be the best place value for money I came across ! We even had a sloth coming to eat on the tree right in front of our bungalow . The place is run by a lovely Austrian couple which is always helpful and available for anything you need. Breakfast is also amazing. Each bungalow has his own hammock and the pool is just the icing on the cake .

  • Stayed January 2014
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4 Thank Lauraanjali
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Abuja, Nigeria
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2014

My wife and I had a wonderful stay in this comfortable Cabinas. What made our stay of 6 nights even more enjoyable was the excellent hospitality we both received from Yolanda and Sepp. Nothing was too much trouble for any of our requests and any question was met with practical answers showing a good knowledge of the immediate surrounding areas. Please check it out as you will not be disappointed, Robin G

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Lisbon, Portugal
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 5 January 2014

My wife and I stayed 5 nights in December at Cabinas Nirvana.
Yolanda and Sepp are amazing hostes, polite and welcoming. They advised us about all the tours and how we could go to Punta Uva, Cahuita National Park and other highlights in the region.
We booked a bungalow with Kitchen and it was worthy.
We had a great time and enjoy the Caribbean side.

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled as a couple
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2 Thank Tiago-TourGuide
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Munich, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2013

great service for a very good price! lovely garden and houses (with hammocks of course :) ). The owners go to great lengths to make sure you have everything you need. lots of great tips about the area and activities and also very helpful with any organization you need to do. i'd especially recommend the snorkeling with the local guide that they offer! saw so many and even touched some of the coral reef inhabitents! We definitely saved the best for the end! Muchas Gracias Sepp and Yolanda!

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled with friends
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2 Thank esther k
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Property: Hotel Nirvana by the Sea
Address: Entr Playa Negra | 100m west from Reggae Bar, Cahuita 70403, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Cahuita
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 12 Hotels in Cahuita
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Number of rooms: 8
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Nice and cozy Nirvana by the Sea is a small charming hotel located in Cahuita just 2 minutes from the beach and within 15 minutes walking distance from the Cahuita National Park main entrance in Cahuita. Puerto Viejo is only 16 km away. We have rooms that sleep between 2 to 4 people, same on the ground floor and some on the top floor. The bright rooms are comfortable and decorated with European attention to details and feature bathroom with hot water shower, closet, mosquito nets over the beds and windows, fan and room safe. The superior rooms are equipped with refrigerator and coffeemaker. Some rooms are equipped with a kitchen. All accommodations have a porch with hammock and view to the nice garden where monkeys, sloths, birds and butterflies share our daily routine. We offer our clients personalized attendance, private parking, Wi-Fi, daily room cleaning and laundry service. For entertainment and good food, just in front of the beach, you will find several Restaurants that offer breakfast and Caribbean specialties. For your convenience we can assist you in German, French, English, Portuguese and Spanish with information about popular touristic places and interesting sightseeing. If you are looking for peaceful and private accommodation, we are sure you can find it by visiting us. ... more   less 

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