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Portland, Maine
Reviewed 2 March 2012

The Funky Monkey was a great place for me and my 2 kids, 11 and 13, to spend the beach part of our Costa Rica vacation. It was just what I was looking for - simple, friendly, safe and comfortable; a step up from a hostel but affordable. We had a private bungalow with a queen bed and bunk beds,...

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Wilmington, Delaware
Reviewed 21 February 2012

If leaving all worries and sense of time at home, than let the world function without you for a while, and check into the Funky Monkey. If your'e a high maintenance traveler, this may not be the best place for you. You will be asked to conserve power and water, (god forbid!) go without air conditioning and TV, but what...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 19 January 2012

My partner and I had a great 5 night stay at the Funky Monkey. We stayed in a bungalow and got the breakfast and dinner package. The food is amazing (thanks Juan!) We had banana pancakes and fruit every morning and really great seafood dinners every night. I will say, at breakfast we felt like we were putting the staff...

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1Thank Holl B
Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 18 January 2012

My husband and I went to the Funky Monkey for dinner on our first night in Santa Teresa and ended up going back several times during our vacation!! Bruno and Juan make an amazing team and will give you nothing but the best when it comes to food and customer service! The chicken, tuna, and sushi were delicious and the...

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 12 December 2011

One word sums up the Funky Monkey Lodge - WOW. After reading all of the reviews here on tripadvisor I was very excited to spend my vacation at the Funky Monkey. The other reviews here about Funky Monkey Lodge had me worried that everyone may have set my expectations so high that they could not be met. Well those expectations...

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2Thank Dennis A
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 4 December 2011

I stayed at the Funky Monkey the week before Thanksgiving and had the most incredible 10 day stay. The accommodations were more than pleasant, the place felt like home, and the food I have no word to explain but [---]. The most delicious banana pancakes, fish, steak milanesa, sushi with all the freshest ingredients and flavors made by unforgettable smiles...

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Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Reviewed 30 September 2011

The Funky Monkey literally felt like home. The atmosphere made it impossible to be tense or stressed. The owners greeted us with smiles and Gabi helped us plan our trip from the time we made our reservations and during our stay. They helped us line up transportation from the airport to them and gave us a map to show us...

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Houston, TX
Reviewed 22 August 2011

The Funky Monkey Lodge is a great economical place to stay in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica. I stayed here for an extended weekend with a friend of mine. We stayed in the small apartment that over looked a scenic ocean view. Gabe, the owner, and the FML staff made us feel at home and made sure we were taken care...

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Reviewed 22 July 2011

The Funky Monkey certainly walks its own path in a world of travel. The lodge is situated up a small knoll and surrounded by trees and foliage. Upon entering, you feel like you are entering a small, tidy jungle encampment. If you are seeking luxury or conventionality, then the Monkey might not be for you. We stayed in a private...

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Reviewed 10 July 2011

I was in Costa Rica for a couple of weeks this June. I had no plans other than heading to the Santa Teresa, going to the Funky Monkey (recommended by a friend) and figured I would plan my trip from there. I ended up staying my entire vacation there. So many perks. . .great mellow/layback town, beautiful beaches, warm water...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Beach lodge on a natural hill in the middle of a private jungle, away from the main street but only 200m walking from the main surfer beach, famous for its white sand and perfect waves. Great place for solo travelers, couples, families or groups. Clean and comfortable rooms with daily maid, free wireless, free and secure parking, safe place with restaurant and swimming pool. Great getaway! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Funky Monkey Lodge

Address: center of Santa Teresa | 200m From Public School, Santa Teresa 60111, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Santa Teresa
Price Range: $117 - $324 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Funky Monkey Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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Also Known As:
Funky Monkey Hotel Santa Teresa
Funky Monkey Santa Teresa
Funky Monkey Lodge Costa Rica/Santa Teresa
Hotel Style:
#12 Romantic Hotel in Santa Teresa
#13 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Teresa
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