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    Cristal Azul

    Norte Entrada de Residencias San Miguel 1KM, Playa San Miguel 50906, Costa Rica
    011 506 8869 6633
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    Traveller (217)
    Pool & Beach (59)
    Dining (35)
    • Excellent97%
    • Very good2%
    • Average0%
    • Poor0%
    • Terrible1%
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    “pool table” (19 reviews)
    “infinity pool” (38 reviews)
    “outdoor shower” (17 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Poolside Bar
    Multilingual Staff
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 169 reviews

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    What a great place. Zene and Heiner were awsome hosts, making us feel as if it was our place! The rooms were perfect. The huge central gazebo where everything hapens and the infinite pool looking over the sea is just magical. This was defenetely one...More

    Thank Bernard H
    Reviewed 28 July 2017

    The place is on top of a hill, facing the ocean. Unreal - was the word most often coming to my mind. Beaches empty to the horizon, private swimming pool, monkeys visiting you every morning, great food and friendly people. Unforgettable. We just stayed one...More

    Thank SOPHIE P
    Response from SandpiperCR, Owner at Cristal AzulResponded 29 July 2017

    Sophie, thank you!!! We truly appreciate your time to write such kind words about us and your time at Cristal Azul. Hosting you both was our pleasure and our time spent together was as always, like visiting with old friends. The music lives on in...More

    Reviewed 17 May 2017

    I volunteered in Costa Rica for six months and traveled extensively throughout the country spending weekends on both coasts, zip lining,visiting volcanoes, waterfalls, hot springs,museums, you name it I've been there. Four years later I returned to CR with a couple of friends, one friend...More

    Thank suzy m
    Reviewed 1 May 2017

    The property is excellent and the Zena is the most lovely and helpfull person. The problem was, that when we came, there was no reservation made by booking.com (same as what happened on San Blas Islands, Panama before). We showed her the confirmation as received...More

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    Reviewed 8 February 2017

    Before Arriving to Cristal Azul, Zene (owner along with Henner) was in contact regarding tips on transportation, activities and lots of amazing tips. When we arrived, Zene was on site to greet us and immediately made us feel at home. What a STUNNING View! Upon...More

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    • US$141 - US$254 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 4
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    • Location
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    • Province of Guanacaste >
    • Playa San Miguel
    • Also Known As
    • Cristal Azul Hotel Playa San Miguel ,
    • Cristal Azul Costa Rica/Playa San Miguel
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    "For privacy, try to get the cabina at the far end so you have no foot traffic in front of glass doors."
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    "There are not too many rooms -- I don't think you can get a bad one!"
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    "All Cabanas have excellent view of ocean and sunset."
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    "All have amazing rooms"
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