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La Ponderosa Beach and Jungle Resort

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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good15%
  • Average0%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“laid back”(6 reviews)
“hiking trails”(4 reviews)
“pura vida”(7 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I spend 4 days in total in Pavones and when I went to visit some friends at The Ponderosa I run into my hotel and I check out as quik is possible and I move because this place is amazing the owner super cool mellow...More

Thank B00sA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful setting across the street from the beach. Simply elegant, clean and affordable. The people there are nice and if you are a surfer you will be in heaven. I will definitely be back. Highly recommended.

Thank Rob G
Reviewed 13 March 2018

La Pondersosa is turly the essence of Pura Vida. The coffee is ready to turn-on for the early morning surfers who need their coffee fix before hitting the surf . The large lounge area for eating and relaxing is very accommodating and a great place...More

Thank Rosalie82015
Response from pavones, Owner at La Ponderosa Beach and Jungle ResortResponded 14 March 2018

Thanks for the great review and recommendation. I am so glad that you make use of the trails and enjoy seeing the wildlife that lives on and around the property. Pura Vida, Pura Pavones, Pura Pondersosa! Hope to see you again next year. Angela

Reviewed 6 January 2018

This quiet beach town is just what we needed after a hectic holiday season! La Ponderosa was the perfect place to stay - with all the amenities we needed -- including delicious meals to order and great recommendations about great local things to do and...More

Thank TravelingWeiricks
Response from pavones, Owner at La Ponderosa Beach and Jungle ResortResponded 14 March 2018

It is a perfect place to unwind, relax and just get away for a bit. I'm glad you were comfortable and enjoyed the area during your stay. Hope to see you again! Pura Vida, Angela

Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Angie and Marshall are fabulous hosts. Accommodations were awesome, the grounds and pool were beautiful and well maintained. Breakfast, lunch and dinner were all delicious. Service outstanding! Whether your surfing or relaxing, my family and I highly recommend La Ponderosa!

Thank Sean K
Response from pavones, Owner at La Ponderosa Beach and Jungle ResortResponded 28 December 2017

Thank you for your review. I'm pleased to know that you enjoyed the accommodations, property and meals and thanks for the recommendation. We hope to see you again. pura vida, Angie

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Restaurant
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
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Price range
US$122 - US$163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites
Details
Price range
US$122 - US$163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites
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Traveller (92)
Pool & Beach (20)
Room & Suite (5)
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"Many different size rooms and prices to choose from to fit anyone's needs."
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"We loved the Toucan room, but really all rooms looked great"
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"They all good andmeach is unique. Website is accirate"
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"Overall, The resort is very quiet, there is a little road noise from passing vehicles but even that was..."
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