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Address: Peninsula Papagayo, Costa Rica
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Nice Marina

Excellent staff. Concierge service. Clearance in and out support. No need to use over priced agent. Rent a car, available on site, and clear your yacht in or out of the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 December 2015
Darien H
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San Diego, California
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141 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Marina and absolutely loved it! We were worried that it would be too isolated from the resort area but it actually was a nice refuge from the crowded hotels. Waking up every morning we enjoyed our coffee on the lanai while watching all the fishing boats and yachts being stocked for the day. The views of... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

we have had made several great trips to Costa Rica, and have chartered the Zara to fish and cruise. The crew is always great, and we have had fantastic fishing (when the fishing is good it has been unbelievable!) The boat is very well equipped, super fast ( to get you out to where you are going to fish quickly)... More 

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Thank 598jackie
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2015 via mobile

Excellent staff. Concierge service. Clearance in and out support. No need to use over priced agent. Rent a car, available on site, and clear your yacht in or out of the country yourself. Manager exceptionally helpful and productive. Crew Lounge. Media room. Fuel available, but you must be cleared in the the country first. Nice Marina, but I will skip... More 

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Thank Darien H
Houston, Texas
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20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2015

We went fishing on the ZARA boat for a half day, cost of over $2,000. The crew was lazy, did not communicate , left the same bait on the hooks for hours without changing. They were simply going thru the motions and it was awful. Kids had terrible time.

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laurastiles, Owner of Charter Yacht ZARA at Marina Papagayo, responded to this review

Fishing is always fun when you are catching them. In any case, our experienced crew has an incredible reputation. If we could only control the bite! More 

Houston, Texas
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2014

I expected more from a marina that is considered "state-of-the-art". Hardly any boats and not much going on around the common areas. Marina store was average in what they offer and extremely overpriced. Cleanliness of the bathrooms is questionable!

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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440 reviews
88 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2014

This marina is first class and can handle any vessel from a kayak to a 200+ foot yacht. Well guarded with a nice hotel, store, bar and fueling station.

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San Francisco, California
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55 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2014

An excellent, well-run marina. The staff were all terrific; they couldn’t have been more helpful or pleasant. Dan and Bryan assisted us with national check-in and check-out and with the international check-out. We needed a refrigeration repair, and Dan found us a great guy (Javier of Aires del Pacifico). While at the marina, we had the exterior cleaning done and... More 

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Thank Jane D
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322 reviews
84 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2014 via mobile

We stayed a couple of hours at the restaurant I took some chicken wings and my wife the catch of the day the mahi was ok . the 13% of taxes and the 10 % of service are not included be aware of it Food was pretty good the service ok I heard so much about the marina that I... More 

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Austin, Texas
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103 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2013

Arrived by yacht after dark from Nicaragua. Marina staff arranged for customs and immigration to come to yacht the following morning to clear entry. They were pleasant an efficient. Confusion with a neighbor yacht on customs protocol that their boat captain blamed on bad information from marina management. Be sure to understand procedures. They were not granted visitor visas. I... More 

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Morehead City, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2013

We own a charter boat (Dragin Fly) out of Los Suenos Marina and went up to check this marina out. We met with the marina manager and had a wonderful experience. We had a nice tour of the area and he spent as much time with us answering our questions about the area and the marina as we wanted. The... More 

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