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“Cannot wait to return! Always a delight! ”
Review of Luna Azul

Luna Azul
Ranked #1 of 3 Restaurants in Ostional
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Seafood, Steakhouse, Costa Rican
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Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: LUNA AZUL is a charming Boutique Hotel, Health and Nature Lodge located in Playa Ostional on Costa Rica's northwest Pacific Coast. Its close vicinity to the world famous turtle beach of Ostional makes Luna Azul the ultimate place for the observation of the big "arribadas" when hundreds of thousands of marine sea turtles are landing at night for nesting. You will never forget this unique experience again! Luna Azul offers you elegant lodging in spacious bungalows, fine dining in our ocean view restaurant and all the amenities of our health center: Medical massages, homeopathic treatments, Reiki classes.... The swiss owners being a Zoologist and a Homeopathic Doctor will host you personally and offer you the relaxing atmosphere you deserve during your vacation!
Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

We recently honeymooned in Costa Rica, and we chose Luna Azul Hotel as our destination (once again) for several reasons, the fabulous restaurant being one of them! Since this was our third trip to Costa Rica, we had the good fortune of making new friends there. We decided to invite 10 of our friends to Luna Azul Restaurant for a party to celebrate our new marriage. We wanted a casual/elegant cocktail party with lots of finger foods and cocktails, and our choice of venue could not have been more perfect! There is a beautiful lounge area complete with a large curved couch and several comfy chairs, overlooking the infinti pool which overlooks the jungle. Our host Rolf had previously asked if my husband and I would like to see the menu choices ahead of time, and we declined, knowing he would choose the perfect foods. He did! Several finger foods were brought out at a nice pace. The garlic shrimp was by far one of the favorites! The hand crafted cocktails with fresh fruit were delicious and refreshing. I cannot tell you how pleased our guests were! It truly was the wedding party of our dreams! Of course my husband and I also enjoyed breakfast and dinner in the formal dining room during our stay, and it was everything we always remember it to be. Hands down, the best steak and shrimp we have ever had. The lunch and dinner menus are full of gourmet choices. Breakfast consists of fresh juice and coffee, fresh fruit, homemade yogurt, eggs, gallo pinto, and bacon. What a way to start the day! The service is always impeccable (we absolutely love Roberto) and the atmosphere is elegant and tranquil. It’s been said before, but I will say it again….this is a hidden gem in the jungle!







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Reviewed November 26, 2014

The best steak we had on the whole trip. The restaurant has a great atmosphere, and the service is flawless.

Thank Rico P
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Reviewed November 16, 2014

The restaurant at the Luna Azul Hotel is wonderful. The road to get there is winding and bumpy, as are most rounds in the area. It's worth a few bumps as you pull into the gates and onto the grounds. The setting is beautiful. Try to have an early dinner so that you'll be able to enjoy the sunset, as you look beyond the infinity pool. We ate here twice during our week in Guanacaste. Some new friends also enjoyed their last dinner in Guanacaste based on our suggestion....... Rolf Lichtenstein, one of the owners was a joy to chat with on both of our visits..... Great salads, fresh fish, chicken, beef and pasta choices. Something for everyone. And leave room for dessert.

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2  Thank sunandsand4ever
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Reviewed November 10, 2014

Rolf and Andreas are the most amazing hosts in a wonderful hideaway in Ostional. When we got our to our bungalow and looked at the view we said this is what we thought Costa Rica would be like. Sleeping with just the screen door and looking out over the tree tops to the Pacific! Loved the outdoor shower too! The food was fresh, delicious and some of the best we had in CR. Our only regret is that we didn't stay longer!

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1  Thank yogagirl1111
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Reviewed October 28, 2014

We recently celebrated my husband's birthday at Luna Azul Hotel and Restaurant, in Ostinal Costa Rica. My husband said as we left," This was one of the most special birthdays ever."

From the moment you press the buzzer and the gate mysteriously opens, you enter a world of relaxed magic. The ambiance embraces you from the manicured grounds, ocean views from the patio as you eat, the inviting pool, all surrounded by jungle sounds and animal sightings. We were thrilled to see a Pygmy Owl as we leisurely strolled to dinner.

The menu is unique, varied and incredibly melt in your mouth delicious. In fact the shrimp, avocado salad was the best salad I have ever had!

Staff and Owners are all highly professional with referrals for massage or turtle watching if you spend the night which I highly recommend.

If you want to escape to a world of perfect relaxation come for a nourishing meal alone or stay the night as we did adding to your experience.

The grounds, food and ambiance all are done with such a precise perfection you relax to your bones thus making the experience and yummy tastes last long after you leave.

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1  Thank Judith D
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