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Tranquilo Lodge

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Reviewed 19 August 2015

We spent a wonderful week at Tranquilo Lodge this month. Although the week was spectacular, a week was nowhere enough time to explore and experience all the many things this place has to offer. The staff and service is remarkable and the food was exquisite and it's presentation was impressive. Tranquilo provided a wonderful, knowledgeable tour guide who is undoubtedly...

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Bishop, California
Reviewed 11 August 2015

Costa Rica itself is a paradise for nature loving vacationers and Tranquilo Lodge has just made it even better. Our 3 day stay there was way too short and we need to go back and stay longer. The staff at the lodge was friendly,knowledgeble and catered to our every need. The accomodations consist of a variety of new villas and...

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Reviewed 9 August 2015

We found that Tranquillo Lodge offers the very best service, personal attention and delicious food in a warm, welcoming place for anyone that wants to experience the real meaning of “La Pura Vida.” I first heard the phrase “La Pura Vida” from Mary, the general manager, on my very first call to Tranquillo Lodge to make reservations—I had no idea...

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4Thank Joshua V
Reviewed 22 July 2015

My family and I spent 4 great days in Drake Bay in late June. It was a wonderful vacation, and the last stop on our 2 week trip to Costa Rica. Tranquilo lodge was wonderful, we are so happy we stayed there. The room was very nice and comfortable, the food was fabulous, and the scenery so beautiful. Mary and...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 22 July 2015

I have been to some very nice hotels, but this one far exceeded my expectations. The views are beautiful, the staff is very friendly, but also very personable. You feel like you're family there. It's not just "We work here and since its our job, we will make you feel very welcome!" It's not like that at all. I stayed...

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1Thank Bani B
Reviewed 14 July 2015 via mobile

My husband and I spent 5 nights at the lodge! The staff was amazing and so attentive. So many fun activities set up through the lodge from fishing, to exploring the rio claro, horseback riding, and four wheeling, we had a blast! They planned meals around our schedule and even cooked up fresh grouper and snapper! Every meal was something...

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1Thank RandnJess
Reviewed 2 July 2015

Lovely, place! Charming, service is second to none beyond any expectation! We plan to return as soon as possible! The food is delicious! an incredible value for your money! I wish I lived there, everyone so nice, I guess that's why it is the Happiest place in the world.

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1Thank Carolyn G
Santa Monica, California
Reviewed 3 June 2015

An AMAZING vacation at Tranquilo Lodge! Our trip to the Osa Peninsula started off a bit rocky with a somewhat unexpected and terrible hotel experience at another hotel in the area, but in turn led us to Tranquilo and thus led to a wonderful rest of our trip In Drake Bay full of fun, adventure, beauty, great hospitality and new...

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Reviewed 27 May 2015 via mobile

We went out a couple of times fishing and did amazing! Jorge knows where to go! The food is out of this world delicious. The cabins are so comfortable, and complete with outdoor showers...so Costa Rica! We saw plenty of wildlife (Dolphins, turtles, fish, gators, monkeys, birds and lizards). Lots of other tours were available, which is great if you...

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Uvalde, Texas
Reviewed 20 May 2015

We traveled to Drake Bay with a group of friends and we all instantly fell in love, the moment we landed in the jungle and then arrived at the hotel! We stayed at the top of the hotel and the views were simply breathtaking! We fished for a day & 1/2 and had so much fun with Captain Jorge, he...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Tranquilo Lodge

Address: 100 Meters North of Pirate Cove, Drake Bay, Costa Rica (Formerly Hotel Ojala)
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Drake Bay
Price Range: $71 - $78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Tranquilo Lodge Costa Rica/Drake Bay
Hotel Style:
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Drake Bay
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“Best Views, Cabana, Get the room on the upper level furthest south.”
279jerryn, 1 May 2017 | Read review
“#8, 9, 10, 11 or 12”
paulas196, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“our room was very close to the restaurant area, which we found very handy!”
  • view from pool
siania, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All cabins have ocean view. Cabins lower down more secluded but a steep walk to the pool. Cabins at top - great view”
CoetzeeClan, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Take the room located on the top floor!”
265benjamina, 24 Jan 2017 | Read review
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