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Richmond, VA
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very scenic and peaceful place. Good hiking, swimming, and relaxing. Deep sea fishing available closeby. Good surfing in Pacific. Zip line to see monkeys a short drive away. Town of Marbella for local food very close. Good food at Sanctuary also. Great swimming pools at complex.

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Annapolis, Maryland
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We requested a unit with a great view, and they delivered. The unit had 2 master suites, 2 huge bathrooms, great kitchen, washer & dryer in unit, huge family room, and the largest balconies I've ever seen. I am a hotel snob, and this place surpassed all my expectations. We thought we were going to be roughing it a bit...

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Aventura, Florida
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We enjoyed the place and the friendly staff, of course my family missed the wifi access and the closest restaurant was in a very expensive 5 star hotel,though a local was good going the non-paved way period

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Visalia, California
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Beautiful setting, great staff and clean rooms. Our condo was in need of some remodeling. It was really nice to be able to eat and use the facilities at the Azul Ocean resort. Staying in in the Condos was perfect for our family of five. Would definitely recommend getting a GPS when renting a car.

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Fruit Cove, Florida, United States
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Secluded location. Very quiet. Good place to unwind. Pools are nice. Limited amenities on- site. No swimming at beach. Unit and property needs to be updated. New property managers very nice and eager to make positive changes.

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Mt. Hood, OR
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This place is so natural and fantastic. Super nice condos. 2 bedrooms with master suites, full kitchen, laundry and huge decks. Nice pools, great views and all nature. Fabulous restaurants close by and amazing culture surrounds the property. The management was really helpful. Carl and Stephanie did a great job. Stayed multiple times. the new management is making a world...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 4 December 2016

I can not wait to go back! The Sanctuary Condominiums were different than anything I had experienced in the past...it is definitely and literally 'off the beaten path' - they are set on the beach with jungle on either side and I probably relaxed more than any other place I've ever visited! True Paradise! The condo was large, clean and...

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Monroe, New Jersey
Reviewed 18 November 2016

My husband and I decided that we needed to escape the rat race of our NJ life and a few days at the Sanctuary condominium fit the bill perfectly. The condos are located about 1 1/2 hour drive from Liberia airport. The last part of the road is gravel, which is the only reason I didn't give the condos a...

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Montreal, Quebec
Reviewed 2 August 2015

The Sanctuary Condominiums are great for that get-away-from-it-all traveller who doesn't mind being off the beaten path, staying in a very low-key, relaxed place. Very little formality about the place, nestled between the beach and the local road. Lots of wildlife to be seen around the property, a couple of very nice pools to use in close proximity to all...

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Leesburg, Virginia
Reviewed 28 July 2015

This was our first stay at The Sanctuary, we had a good time there! Everyone was friendly and helpful. Leah, Jessica, Zack, and Mike are the management team that have been running this place for about 3 years now. They recommended a lot of great spots for eating and entertainment! The #1 spot on our list is Lola's! The property...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Babysitting
  • Free Parking
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In the quiet setting of Playa Azul, Sanctuary Condominiums and Retreat can fulfill plenty of your Costa Rican expectations. Each unit has two bedrooms and two private bathrooms, complete with a full kitchen, laundry room, living and dining room. The living room area has a pull out sofa bed, which will accommodate six people per unit. Want to take a swim or catch some sun? There are two pools perfect for doing so, and the volcanic black sand beach of Playa Azul is only a five-minute walk away. Are tours on your vacation bucket list? Let our management provide you with excellent concierge services. Be sure to drive through the nearby local towns and purchase fresh fish or go surfing. There are many tours, beaches and restaurants off of the property, so please make sure to arrange for a rental vehicle, giving you the freedom to do and see things as you please. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sanctuary Condominiums and Retreat

Address: 5 M Sur De Marbella | 5 Miles South of Marbella, Playa Azul 60111, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Azul
Price Range: $150 - $298 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sanctuary Condominiums and Retreat 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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“Upper buildings have great view”
 of 5 bubbles fontainel968, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rent an SUV, the 40 minuite dirt road is a rollercoaster ride. LOL. Just have an open mind and enjoy this country.”
 of 5 bubbles chriskelli2003, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
“2 bedroom condo”
 of 5 bubbles janellebland, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
“2nd story units in the middle of the property. Condo 7 was great.”
 of 5 bubbles hood12, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We found that the third group of condos had the best ocean views.”
  • Sunsets were spectacular!
  • Evening view from the condo.
 of 5 bubbles Tudy99285, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
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