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Mar y Selva Ecolodge

Costanera Sur Highway | Marker Km 170 go 500 south and 1100east, Ballena 60504, Costa Rica
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02/07/2017 03/07/2017
1 room
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    2 adults
    • 2 adults
      0 children
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        US$104
        US$86
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        29 Jun 2016
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        Free Wifi
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        Breakfast included
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        Reviewed 2 October 2008

        We had a few days of work in San Jose and decided about a week in advance to add on a visit to the Marina Ballena area. I have a prejudice here: I proposed to my amiga (she said yes) on the deck of Bungalow...More

        Thank Galuachiwewe
        Reviewed 29 September 2008

        Very nice, clean. Excellently managed! Owners are caring about guests (e.g. counting returning cars at night, asking actively about feedback). Good tips for excursions. Centrally located to visit southern and mid Pacific. Would return and can strongly recommend the place!!!

        Thank PirateSanJose
        Reviewed 29 September 2008

        Staying at Mar Y Selva was both relaxing and exciting. The surroundings are peaceful with the view of the ocean and sounds of various birds. The staff was gracious and professional. The facilites are clean, comfortable and first rate. Suggested tours were impeccable and I...More

        Thank Laughfun
        Reviewed 30 August 2008

        We originally booked the Mar Y Selva for 4 nights. Not quite sure what an Ecolodge was about, I assumed it was a rustic environment without amenities such as televisions and air conditioning. I got cold feet and decided to book the hotel for only...More

        Thank PKS-Comments
        Reviewed 17 March 2008

        Pure luck brought us to this wonderful place. Walks in the jungle, monkeys playing by the pool, gorgeous beaches nearby. Althought there are plenty of activities to do... we mostly stayed around the hotel. We found tranquility, serenity and comfort. The hotel is beautiful. Martha,...More

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        • Pool
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        • Breakfast included
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        • US$95 - US$103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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        • Family Rooms ,
        • Non-Smoking Rooms
        • Number of rooms
        • 10
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        • Province of Puntarenas >
        • Ballena
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        harris4eve
        how far San Jose airport is from this lodge and I read that bungalow 9 was in bad condition, has it been fixed?
        11 July 2016|
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        Response from Jessica B | Reviewed this property |
        It is between 3.5-4 hours from San Jose to the lodge. All of the bungalows are in great condition. Whatever you read was not recent. The staff and lodge are both amazing. Hope this helps.
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        harris4eve
        How far is San Jose airport from this lodge I read that bungalow 9 was in bad shape has it been fixed?
        11 July 2016|
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        Response from ABSearles | Reviewed this property |
        Its a drive, I believe it was about 3 hours. But its a beautiful drive along the coast. Lots of beautiful places to stop at. I don't know anything about bungalow 9. But our room was great.
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        "Excellent views of the ocean and the rain forest. Only a few kilometers from the beach."
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        "All the bungalows are separate, and feel very private."
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        "We stayed in the third floor suite and the views were amazing!"
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        "Try to get the rooms the closer to the reception or just next to the pool! they have the better views!"
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