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Calle Perezoso, Ojochal 60501 Costa Rica
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Perched on a mountain ridge overlooking the Pacific Ocean, Alma de Ojochal awaits giving you a respite to connect with your soul. Alma boasts 5 well appointed rooms, incredible views of the ocean, valley mountain behind and impeccable service. Breakfast included and served 7am-9:30am 7 days a week, the adjacent restaurant The Bamboo Room is temporarily closed for vacation until June 3rd 2022. A limited menu with vegetarian options is available 12pm to 8pm. Hope to see you soon! -The Alma Team
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Secured parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Free breakfast
Golf course
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Non-smoking hotel
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
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English, Spanish
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Hungerford wrote a review Yesterday
10 contributions6 helpful votes
We stayed for 4 nights and had a lovely time. The room was big with air con (which takes a while to get going) and views over the forest and ocean. There's a nice pool and sun loungers and the restaurant is excellent - we had dinner there several times and all the food was superb. Staff are also lovely and really helpful. The only issue for us was location as we didn't have a car and taxis were 25 to 30 dollars one way into Uvita (the nearby town). If you're not driving there might be better options, otherwise this is a great bet. Also Citrus is a great restaurant nearby for dinner!
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Date of stay: January 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Harrison Fluman wrote a review Dec 2022
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My wife and I stayed at Alma de Ojochal during the off season in early September a few months ago. I can't say enough good things about the accommodations, friendly/helpful staff and wonderful new owners. We stayed for about a week and couldn't have had a better time. We ate at the Bamboo room most evenings and the food is amazing! We tried different dishes each night and everything was great! The cocktails were on point and the live music was really good! 5 stars all the way, can't wait to go back!
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Date of stay: September 2022
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Response from Kelli Mike Shaw, Propietario at Alma de Ojochal
Responded 12 Dec 2022
Thank you for being part of our family, we hope to have you back soon. Love, Alma & Bamboo Room <3
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Mike wrote a review May 2022
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The room was spotless and in perfect condition. The bed was very comfortable. I loved waking up to the beautiful ocean views in this little piece of paradise. Staff was attentive without being intrusive. The property is landscaped with beautiful flowers and trees, the environment is peaceful and serene. The food and atmosphere in the Bamboo Room on Friday night was nothing short of perfect. By far my best stay in Costa Rica, and maybe anywhere. I never wanted to leave and I guarantee I will be back many times.
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Date of stay: May 2022
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Gregory G wrote a review Apr 2022
Fort Pierce, Florida8 contributions3 helpful votes
Superior ocean view, very clean rooms and bathrooms. Heavenly comfortable beds, each room with a veranda you could spend the entire day resting on watching the scarlet macaws fly by, watch toucans roost or the monkeys. Fridge, hot water, coffee maker, sink, nice details. Beautiful pool, well kept grounds, did I mention the ocean view, add an incredible Pacific sunset. Want a satisfying meal with live music while enjoying the sunset? Come on a Friday or Monday at the adjacent family friendly Bamboo Room. A very special experience. Very friendly bi-lingual staff that will help with anything you need. Can’t say enough good things about this paradise in Ojochal. Very well worth the visit.
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Kelli Mike Shaw, Propietario at Alma de Ojochal
Responded 12 Dec 2022
Thank you very much for your beautiful review. Can't wait to have you here again :) Love, Alma & Bamboo Room
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joinourteam2 wrote a review Apr 2022
Michigan12 contributions21 helpful votes
We can't thank John and his staff enough for a wonderful stay at Alma. We felt totally at home in the beautiful and scenic setting. The accommodations were clean and up to date. The food and service was excellent. My wife and I still talk about the enjoyable time we had there. Thank you again John and staff!
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Date of stay: March 2022
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Response from Kelli Mike Shaw, Propietario at Alma de Ojochal
Responded 13 Oct 2022
Thank you for spending your time with us and we hope to see you again.
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Kristi Heggie wrote a review Mar 2022
Calgary, Canada4 contributions
A beautiful piece of paradise! Stunning views, comfortable bed, well appointed room. The staff were very friendly & helpful, and the owners John & Janet were fantastic! Seeing a sloth a breakfast and monkeys outside the suite was the icing on the cake.
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Date of stay: March 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Kelli Mike Shaw, Propietario at Alma de Ojochal
Responded 13 Oct 2022
Thank you for coming. Hope to see you again
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CindyandBrett wrote a review Mar 2022
Decatur, GA32 contributions18 helpful votes
Perfect jewel on a small ridge overlooking the ocean on one side and the mountains on the other. The sunsets and sunrises are spectacular. The pool and breakfast area are lovely. We were always the only people in the pool and seldom saw other guests except at breakfast. It is like having your own resort! There are only five rooms so there’s always personal service. The outdoor space in the room had a fridge and sink. When we had a small rock puncture a tire, help was at the ready to help to change the tire. The only challenge is the 15-20 yard entry driveway, so bring your four wheel drive. After that it’s paradise.
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Date of stay: March 2022
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Response from John Chantry, Owner at Alma de Ojochal
Responded 4 Mar 2022
Thank you Cindy and Brett! Much appreciated! Glad you enjoyed your stay! Come back soon! -The Alma Crew
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Wreckedtangle wrote a review Dec 2021
Dublin, Ireland366 contributions328 helpful votes
This place is great with really nice owners, the views are stunning and the private terraces are a super nice space to sit and have a beer.. I had no expectation of nature but spotted a humming bird in the garden, watched the white faces while eating breakfast. This is the only place where we saw a sloth. Alan is super nice and really happy to show guests what he spots in the trees ❤️
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Date of stay: December 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from John Chantry, Owner at Alma de Ojochal
Responded 4 Mar 2022
Thank you so much! We truly appreciate the time you took to write this. We try hard to offer the best experience we can! -The Alma Crew
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Lauren T wrote a review Nov 2021
1 contribution2 helpful votes
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This hotel blew all our expectations out of the water. Beautiful grounds, romantic elegant rooms and lovely staff eager to help and make you feel right at home. The owners, Janet and John are beyond hospitable and were such a pleasure to have around. Alma de Ojochal is perfectly located for everything you could need/want in Costa Rica. Delicious restaurants, exciting activities, beautiful beaches. Whatever your heart desires. The Bamboo Room (the hotel’s restaurant) was closed while we visited but we were able to have a sneak peek and one dinner while we there and it was wonderful. Their chef, Geiner, is so wonderfully genuine and his food is absolutely delicious. You will not be disappointed by this hotel!!
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Date of stay: November 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from John Chantry, Owner at Alma de Ojochal
Responded 26 Nov 2021
Wow, thank you Lauren, truly. Great having you guys and appreciate your words. Please come back and see us sooon! On behalf of Janet, myself and the crew, thank you very much. It’s folks like you that keep ya doin what we’re doin. :)
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Brian M wrote a review Jun 2021
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This is a most amazing hotel. Quiet, but fascinating. We enjoyed leisurely swims in the pool, breakfasts on the patio and just chilling on our private room balcony. Our hosts John and Janet made us feel right at home, but never cut into our ‘we time’. We can’t wait for our next visit, which will be sooner rather than later.
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
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US$125 - US$216 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
Costa RicaProvince of PuntarenasOjochal
NUMBER OF ROOMS
5
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Frequently Asked Questions about Alma de Ojochal
Which popular attractions are close to Alma de Ojochal?
Nearby attractions include Stam Café (0.9 km) and Playa Tortuga (1.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Alma de Ojochal?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
What food & drink options are available at Alma de Ojochal?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Alma de Ojochal?
Yes, secured parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Alma de Ojochal?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Bamboo Room, Citrus, and Mamma e Papa.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Alma de Ojochal?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Alma de Ojochal have airport transportation?
Yes, Alma de Ojochal offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Alma de Ojochal?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.
Does Alma de Ojochal have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.
Is Alma de Ojochal accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.