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Playa Negra, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca Costa Rica See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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3.5 Star accommodation
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This is our first trip to Costa Rica and all we DID know is that we wanted to be on the Caribbean coast. Let me tell you, this hotel did NOT disappoint in any way! Everything from the room, to the food, landscaping, and overall...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Lakegrant
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Reviewed November 7, 2018

I stayed at Banana Azul for 10 days and loved every minute of it. This is on the Caribbean Coast and is surrounded by rainforest but right on the beach. It is quiet and fairly secluded. I stayed in the Dolphin room which was quite...More

Date of stay: October 2018
2  Thank Bruce B
Reviewed 4 days ago

The place is a little bit out of town, but they do offer bikes or within 20 minutes you can walk to Puerto Viejo. You could use this as a one-stop-shop as food, location and services are excellent! The pool is a little bit on...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank TheBigTrippers
Reviewed 5 days ago

Its home away from home. The staff are kind, caring and very helpful. My room was perfect, clean and cozy. The breakfast was amazing and the dinners were very good. A beautiful beach that goes for miles yet the surf is a bit rough.

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank cmcd0well
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Colin asks his staff are the best. They took wonderful care of us and made sure we had everything we needed. Would definitely recommend this great place to everyone. Plan on going back in October. Thank you for a great time and making it trip...More

Date of stay: January 2019
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Description
The Banana Azul hotel is a small and simple hotel north of town on Playa Negra. The small boutique hotel has been created with care using local products and a philosophy that emphasizes relaxation. We cater to More adults, 16 years and over. Blooming gardens adorn the property, as does several freely-hanging hammocks, providing the perfect spot for afternoon napping or leisurely reading. A meandering pond inhabited by fish and turtles flows through portions of the property adding a lighter element to the ongoing natural soundtrack of waves crashing against the shoreline. The hotel consists of 22 beautiful guest rooms with private baths, fans (some with A/C), and free WiFi. Most rooms are on the second floor of the main building, and open onto a large veranda with sweeping ocean views and of the garden. Banana Azul offers its guests a quaint restaurant that serves a complimentary filling breakfast, variety of lunch options and refreshing drinks throughout the day and a relaxing three entre dinner option in a romantic atmosphere at night. Caribe Fun Tours is on site to assist with tours and transportation needs and can assist with a variety of package options including visits to the Arenal Volcano, canopy tours, snorkeling trips, and even rafting excursions. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Beachfront
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Adult pool
Airport Transportation
Concierge
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Room Service
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Romantic
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On the Beach
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Romantic
,
On the Beach
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
22
Price range
US$65 - US$185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Banana Azul Hotel
,
Banana Azul Puerto Viejo
,
Hotel Banana Azul Costa Rica/Limon
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Romantic
,
On the Beach
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
22
Price range
US$65 - US$185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Banana Azul Hotel
,
Banana Azul Puerto Viejo
,
Hotel Banana Azul Costa Rica/Limon
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
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chrisgH7233EB
December 27, 2018|
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Hello! The hotel is for adults only (16+), due to over the years we went to be focused in a couples market and a romantic boutique hotel. Also our Caribbean architecture with wood and open spaces can be difficult to manage... More
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chrisgH7233EB
December 27, 2018|
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Response from november_moon | Reviewed this property |
Yes, that does preclude you from staying there. Guests need to be at least 16 years old.
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ddm1164
December 7, 2018|
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Hola! The Beach Front Apartment has AC in the rooms. The leaving room and kitchen has big windows that can be opened (mosquito nets included) or perfect closed to use the air from the rooms. We hope to meet you soon! Pura... More
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"Book well in advance to get the room you want- they go fast! We had the garden room and loved it!"
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"Villas were incredible!"
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Nov. 17, 2018
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"We stayed in one of the villas, which gave us room to spread out for a week and was very private, with its..."
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"Sloth room"
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