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Tortuga del Mar

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Lausanne, Switzerland
Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

We stayed here in family during our trip in Costa Rica and it was clearly one of the best place we've been. Friendly staff, located on an incredible beach (great surf), great room, nice swimming pool and very nice surrounding. The only things which would make this place more than perfect would be to be able to have breakfast there....

Thank Julien543
Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

One of my nicest place in Costa Rica. Very Nice beach for the big Waves. Clean room at good pricing with a/c. I Will return there for sure. Matthew the guy in charge of the hotel was there to help us to book other place for our trip,more then gentle. I already miss your place

Thank Nancy T
Reviewed 25 February 2016

We stopped in here randomly and ended up staying for a few nights. Simple but very clean and modern room with AC and fridge and a safe - very good by other costa rica standards and handy if you want to avoid Jaco on the road heading south. Bathroom detail was again very clean and modern. The beachfront pool and...

Thank Chris S
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 16 January 2016

Late Post. First thank you Lilly for being a great host. Great location, beautiful garden,clean rooms&kitchen,pool to relax in and of course a step away from the beach. Sandpiper next hotel has a restaurant over looking the beach or Jaco Beach a 10 min.drive. My brother & i stayed Feb.2012

1Thank JHay B
Bergdietikon, Switzerland
Reviewed 4 January 2016

Very nice hotel with a very nice garden with flowers, birds and iguanas. We enjoyed everything, especially the pool and the wooden deck at the front were you can relax and watch the surfers on the waves :-)

2Thank Sonja R
New Orleans, Louisiana
Reviewed 28 November 2015

Lilly and her husband are the perfect hosts. They are full of recommendations and so helpful. The location is perfect, right on the beach, in the center of Playa Hermosa, with an easy walk to either end of the beach and the restaurants/bars. The rooms are immaculately cleaned. The pool is the perfect temperature. Cannot recommend this hotel enough! I...

1Thank Alexis D
Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

Tortuga del mar is a comfortable, clean hotel in gorgeous location. This would be THE place to stay for a long while if you've got surfing skills. Till at reception was a fantastic help. He arranged a car to pick us up at the airport and drive us to the hotel. He also arranged surf lessons for us and helped...

Thank adventurasawait
Rochester, Minnesota
Reviewed 16 August 2015

This is somewhere to go when you just want to relax. The rooms are spartan, but meticulously cleaned. The pool and deck area are lovely and right off the beach. The owners and staff were all very welcoming and accommodating. I would definitely stay here again.

Thank Marcelo H
Jupiter, Florida
Reviewed 15 August 2015

Playa Hermosa is known for having consistent larger waves. Lilly and Til have graciously opened their doors to us for over 8 years! Their quaint hotel is always well maintained, clean, comfy and friendly. Lilly works hard on the perfectly lush landscape. The kitchenette is sufficient for making snacks/simple meals. It is great to wake up/unwind poolside with a coffee/beverage...

Thank HLM1981
Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

Really enjoyed our one night stay at Tortuga del Mar. Right on the beach, close to the beachside restaurants. The rooms are very nice with kitchenettes, and the ground floor rooms have patios. The staff here were great and helped coordinate us getting a lost piece of luggage from the airline. I would stay here again and spend more than...

Thank Jason0209

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Tortuga del Mar

Address: Behind the school & soccer field, beachfront., Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Playa Hermosa
Price Range: $120 - $133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Tortuga Del Mar Hotel Playa Hermosa
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“Try to get one of the front rooms with ocean view!”
J4931PQsaraf, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All of the rooms have great views and the sound of the ocean!”
miriamelizabethb2016, 8 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Second floor rooms has the View.”
jhayb2014, 16 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Ocean view is worth the extra money”
AlexisD737, 28 Nov 2015 | Read review
“all the upstairs rooms have beach views but the beachfront suite is the best”
costaricaguide, 19 Mar 2015 | Read review
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