There are hotels that can provide great service and then there are those hotels which provide experiences. Well Moana Lodge provides both of these in spades.
My wife and I had trouble deciding on where we would go on our honeymoon and after deciding on Costa Rica we were recommended Moana Lodge in Mal Pais.
As I had no conception of what the beach areas in Costa Rica would be like I must say I was blown away by the experience of staying in Mona Lodge and it’s the stunning surroundings.
Moana Lodge is situated about five minutes from the beach and the beach is a mystical paradise. It is a coastline of rugged beauty with endless miles of surf crashing against the shore.
Each morning walking up for breakfast was a joy to behold and truly it seemed like this was heaven on earth.
The hotel itself is built into the hillside and offers a stunning view of the seafront and is perfectly situated to offer amazing views of the sunsets in the evenings. Purely from an aesthetic point of view it offers a hotel experience unlike any other I have ever seen.
Regarding food it is impossible for me to speak high enough about the food available in the resteranunt. Really what a treat it was. The restaurant offered a great mix of first class dining and I must say the meals we ate in the restaurant were never equalled later on our trip elsewhere. Even the breakfasts were varied each day and in themselves were delicious culinary treats.
From an R&R perspective the Hotel was also great. After a busy lead up to the wedding my wife and I were obviously just looking for a trip where we could switch off, relax and just set about enjoying ourselves. Moana lodge offered us so much of that that we extended our trip by two days.
Relaxing by the poolside with a book or jumping in the outdoor Jacuzzi I never felt so relaxed in my life and it offered the perfect respite after a hectic work and wedding schedule leading up to our trip.
Regarding the staff were extremely respectful and courteous and the owners could not have been more helpful in helping us organise our days and even helping us maximise our pleasure from the trip.
Really I cannot say too much good about Moana Lodge but I just want to say that not only did they provide us with a place for our honeymoon but they gave us
a place and time to treasure for the rest of our lives.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Hotel Moana is a small luxurious ocean view hotel nestled amongst a rich backdrop of wildlife and jungle. Inspired by Africa for its choice of décor, the beautiful rooms offer tranquility and comfort to all of our guests. Enjoy being served breakfast while you gaze out over the Pacific Ocean. Later hang out at the wonderful pool area and fall asleep on a suspended day bed while the waves crash in the background, paradise awaits! ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Moana Hotel Mal Pais
- Hotel Moana Costa Rica/Mal Pais