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“The perfect place to stay”
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Costa Paraiso
Ranked #5 of 14 Hotels in Dominical
Certificate of Excellence
St. Augustine, Florida
1 review
“The perfect place to stay”
Reviewed 9 June 2014

We had our daughters wedding here May 2014 & they went above & beyond to make everything perfect! Their hospitality was #1 ! The meals were all delicious & their wedding reception was beautiful with everything all set up for us. We could not of found a better location & facility to have their wedding. We were there for a week & were treated like their family. I would highly recommend Costa Paraiso for your wedding or just the perfect place to escape in Costa Rica! And a huge Thank You to everyone there who worked so hard to make our daughters most important day the Best ever:-) !

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled with family
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CPManagement, Manager at Costa Paraiso, responded to this review, 27 August 2014
Thanks very much for filling out the review. It was a wonderful experience to help your family host the wedding. Your family are such an amazing group of people - an absolute pleasure!

Thanks for sharing this with us.
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Reviewed 9 June 2014

My husband and I stayed at the Costa Paraiso with our friends and family for our wedding week (and also had our wedding on site). It could not have been more perfect!! The view is phenomenal! We have never had such excellent customer service in our lives. Jo and Shelby, as well as their entire staff made us feel so at home and welcome. The rooms were great and the restaurant was awesome. We can't stop talking about our next trip back!

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled with friends
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CPManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Costa Paraiso, responded to this review, 26 July 2014
Your wedding was such a great event! Thanks very much for sharing that time with us here - we all had such a wonderful experience working with you.

The view of your pictures look beautiful as well...we were all prepared for rain for nothing!

Looking forward to your next trip!
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Denver, CO
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Reviewed 30 May 2014

If you are driving down the coast from Quepos, pass the turn off for Playa Dominical and you will find this hotel about 2 km down on your left. We stayed in Monkey and our friends stayed in Dolphine. They have 5 cute named cabinas on the hill. Both were simple, but clean spaces. It was exactly what we were looking for. No TV's or alarm clocks to get in our way of relaxing. The kids enjoyed the pool and the staff was amazing with them....going out of their way to get them paper for drawing and keeping them entertained.

We have decided next time we are in the area we will stay here again and enjoy the grounds even more!

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled with family
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CPManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Costa Paraiso, responded to this review, 26 July 2014
We are very glad you are considering coming back...and that you appreciated "No TV's or alarm clocks to get in (y)our way of relaxing". Pura Vida!

Thanks again for filling out a review and trying us out.
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Jacksonville, Florida
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Reviewed 29 May 2014

We stopped here for one night to split up the drive down to Pavones. The room was super comfortable, the AC worked great which is rare for Central America, the food was amazing, and the staff was very friendly and helpful. If we had a few more days to spare we would have stayed longer and enjoyed all the amenities. Did I mention the food was amazing....the food was amazing! I saw a few reviews about the rooms facing the car park...the car park is tiny and it's not an eye sore. Plus there are some many places to relax around the property, that factor didn't bother us at all.

Room Tip: We stayed in the Pelican room, because they were doing some work on the room we reserved. It was hug...
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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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CPManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Costa Paraiso, responded to this review, 26 July 2014
Thanks for the review and the tips about the room.

Hoping we can get you to stay a bit longer next time. Glad you enjoyed the food.

We appreciate you mention the view from the rooms. We have 4 rooms that have a view of the parking lot from their deck and we want to make sure people are aware of this. We are an oceanfront resort with amazing views from our property. We have several beautiful spots including our pool, that we find our guests prefer to enjoy the waves and sunset from, when not on the beach nearby. Should someone really want a private deck with a view of the ocean, we recommend our Toucan Room for 2.

Pura Vida!
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Reviewed 30 April 2014

This is a small and well-kept hotel on the southern edge of Playa Dominical that overlooks a rocky coast. You will be greeted by a welcoming staff that speaks fluent English, Spanish and it sounded like bits of other European languages as well. The rooms are spacious and clean. There is a small kitchen area available for preparing small meals. However, I would recommend the hotel restaurant, Porqueno, for its excellent food and service. There is a swimming pool that overlooks the ocean. You can walk down to Playa Dominicalito and I think Playa Dominical as well. It would be a long walk (over a mile) to Dominical. The rooms are moderately expensive for Dominical, but you are getting a large upgrade compared to the cheaper accommodations.

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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CPManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Costa Paraiso, responded to this review, 3 May 2014
Thank you very much for trying our hotel. We appreciate your feedback, and kind words.
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 27 April 2014

Nice place everyone very accomodating, food is good , wish there was more of a beach! Grounds are beautiful! Looking forward to next year when bar area will be open! Rooms are a little pricey we have been coming to CR for 8 yrs. & stayed @ lots of places.Don't know if we will stay here again but will come to eat & drink!!

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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CPManagement, Public Relations Manager at Costa Paraiso, responded to this review, 3 May 2014
Thank you for your feedback of our hotel. It is always good to hear feedback from people who have been coming for many years.
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Katy, Texas
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Reviewed 27 April 2014

Best waterfront ever! OMG! Location, location!I was very happy with the service from the time of booking to the checkout. Since I booked really early, the reservation system wasn't open, but the managers agreed to notify me - and she did follow up with that and all of the requests. It is really appreciated! We stayed in Toucan Nest, which is a gorgeous view. The room is basic, but clean and had everything we needed. They did our laundry several times for a small price. They were happy to help us with entertainment, invited us to surf, drew us a map of a nice hike up the mountain, and hooked us up with an awesome fishing guide that was very reasonably priced! Overall, a fabulous time! The reviews about the parking lot - it is a tight space, and the restaurant is popular for dinner. It was not really intrusive as I thought, but something to expect. The main road is close, and you can hear road noise from toucan nest, but the ocean waves crashing was louder if you can imagine. It was fine, not disruptive. Restaurant was exceptional, catered to everything we wanted.

Room Tip: Toucan Nest had fabulous view, but our friends had Pelican Roost, much nicer and spacious room. Pel...
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  • Stayed March 2014, travelled with friends
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CPManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Costa Paraiso, responded to this review, 3 May 2014
Very glad you enjoyed yourself at Costa Paraiso. We appreciate the time it took to fill this review out!

Thanks for the kind words and we hope to see you again soon.
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Property: Costa Paraiso
Address: 2km South of Dominical | Rocas de Amancio Rd, Dominical 12345, Costa Rica
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Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Dominical
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Dominical
#2 Family Hotel in Dominical
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Dominical
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Costa Paraiso is an oceanside boutique hotel located near Dominical on the Central Pacific Coast of Costa Rica. Surrounded by beautiful gardens, you will find several hideaways to relax along with a refreshing swimming pool. The onsite restaurant Por Que No serves delicious Tican-fusion dishes along with a Chef's Daily Special.On the beach, the hotel backs onto the north entrance to Playa Dominicalito. Only a 5 minute drive to Dominical, you have access to all the adventure tourism the region has to offer...surfing, kayaking, scuba, stand up paddleboards, canyoning, ziplining, atv, horseback riding and yoga. ... more   less 
Also Known As:
Costa Paraiso Dominical
Costa Paraiso Hotel Dominical
Costa Paraiso Costa Rica/Dominical

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