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Cristal Azul

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 29 November 2013

Our honeymoon at Cristal Azul was absolute perfection. My husband had wanted a big resort, but I wanted more adventure without the hovering staff and endless other guests of a resort. The more research I did on Cristal Azul, the more ideal it sounded. We weren’t disappointed. It was just right—a mix of luxury, breathtaking views, delicious food, attentive personal...

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mapleville
Reviewed 10 November 2013

My wife and I stayed at Cristal Azul for the second time in june of 2013. If you read my review of our December, 2012, visit you can understand why. We have spent a great deal of vacaton time in this wonderfully rural area of Costa Rican seaside. Therefore, we spent an additional few days at Cristal Azul, with Henner...

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Reviewed 4 October 2013

Cristal Azul is one of those places that wakes up all 5 senses, even during the rainy season. Hosts Zene and Henner, and staff Crisly and Marco are genuine, caring and exceptional at making you feel right at home and at everything they do. The foods coming from the kitchen reflect generations of cooking and tradition, and Henner's recipe for...

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San Diego
Reviewed 16 September 2013

My husband and I enjoyed a perfect honeymoon at Cristal Azul, absolutely perfect. It surpassed our expectations on so many levels. To note: this was not my first trip to Costa Rica, I had spent a semester in college living with a host family and returned a few years later with friends but it was my husbands first visit. We...

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Oregon
Reviewed 26 June 2013

My husband and I stayed at Cristal Azul the beginning of May and everything you read in these reviews is true! We found Cristal on Tripadvisor and because of the stellar reviews, we knew this was the place for us. Henner & Zene are fabulous hosts and made us feel like family. We spent 4 nights with them and it...

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Stamford, Connecticut, United States
Reviewed 9 June 2013

We stayed at Cristal Azul a couple of weeks ago. We have been to the Costa Rica Pacific coast several times. From Manuel Antonio to Samara, to Nosara, to Tamarindo and Playa del Coco near the Liberia airport and other places in between. We can say Cristal Azul is the most amazing place we have visited so far. If you...

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Reviewed 21 May 2013

My boyfriend and I stayed at Cristal Azul for 3 nights earlier this month as part of a 2 week trip to Costa Rica and our only regret about our trip is not staying at Cristal Azul longer. Our stay here was nothing short of exceptional. Zene and Henner went above and beyond to make us feel welcome. We happened...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 13 May 2013

My boyfriend and I visited Cristal Azul at the end of April and WOW...was it ever an incredible experience. The view by the infinity pool (and almost anywhere on the property, actually) was breathtaking, the food was delicious and not to mention the good company of Henner and Zene, the owners (ask these guys for recommendations- every single thing they...

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Reviewed 13 May 2013

I understand the title seems rather over dramatic and exaggerated in nature, and if you're as big of a skeptic as me perhaps even suspicious. I do not blame you one bit. I was in the same shoes, despite the lack of reviews under my belt (I'm working on it!), I've been using tripadvisor for the past 3 years and...

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San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 13 May 2013

So we arrived to san Miguel, from the very first moment you go through the gates it's magical, the whole scenary, makes you feel like you are getting into this hidden castle, when you get to the hotel is so nice and calm it just feels so right. The rooms are super clean & tidy, nice big bed, great space...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cristal Azul offers discerning travelers the chance to enjoy barefoot luxury off the beaten path. Stunning views and simple elegance await adventurous spirits in search of the ultimate in privacy, comfort, & tranquility. Set in a pristine and natural setting with only four ocean view cabinas and no public roads to reach us nor signs to point the way, we guarantee there is never a crowd at this private hilltop hotel. Take a step back to a quieter time and enjoy what Costa Rica was like before the world arrived. Join us for lunch and dinners at LocosCocos, our surfside Cevicheria serving catch of the day fresh fish and seafood. 4WD and love of adventure required to reach this area! Private chef dinner service in the Rancho available for groups. Reservations required-gated entrance for guests only! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cristal Azul

Address: Norte Entrada de Residencias San Miguel 1KM, Playa San Miguel 50906, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa San Miguel
Price Range: $147 - $341 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Cristal Azul 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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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.”
920judith, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“There are not too many rooms -- I don't think you can get a bad one!”
katerW1571PD, 27 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All Cabanas have excellent view of ocean and sunset.”
johnsL9418SJ, 6 Mar 2016 | Read review
“All have amazing rooms”
973skyew, 3 Feb 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are much the same, though there is one with bunk beds for families. The outdoor showers were a big selling point for us.”
MKC-LIC, 27 Jan 2016 | Read review
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