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Cabanas El Recreo

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Bogota, Colombia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It has the basic-all-you-need for a great diving trip. It is just in front of the beach, and within meters of "Felipe" diving center. Travelling with friends, easy, nice people, clean place..... what else you need?

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Yumbo, Colombia
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Reviewed 24 July 2016

This was my sixth visit. I always stay at El Recreo because it is comfortable, has excellent AC and provides appetizing breakfasts. It has convenient access to the beach right in front unlike other lodgings nearby and is a short walk from restaurants and a large well stocked general store.

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Bogota, Colombia
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Reviewed 17 May 2016

I stayed at Cabanas el Recreo with my husband and two young children in May 2016. The location of these cabanas is excellent (best on the island, really! Directly on a wonderful beach, although some of the rooms face the street), but the hotel is poorly run and the rooms are extremely dirty. Our room featured cigarette ashes, mice droppings... More 

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Reviewed 5 August 2014 via mobile

We stayed at El Recreo for 2 nights in August. Check in staff were friendly and we negotiated down to a rate of 140.000 pesos per night. Unfortunately the room needed some work, nothing worked properly, toilet seat needed replacing, doors falling off hinges and general wear and tear. That's not to say the room was awful, just not worth... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
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Reviewed 6 February 2012

The El Recreo hotel is in front of a beach of blue and green colorful and transparent sea water and in front of "Felipediveshop" the best diving operation in tue island. You can book the hotel directly and they can help organize your touristic tours in this paradise. It is adviceable to negotiate your breakfast, lunch and dinner. The rooms... More 

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Virginia
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Reviewed 4 January 2012

We stayed at El Recreo the week of Christmas 2011. The cabin we were in was very simple, but fairly clean (at least, clean if you ignore the wood shavings from an obvious termite infestation). The best feature was the porch facing the ocean. The bed was hard and the pillows were completely flat, but we generally slept decently. They... More 

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Reviewed 27 December 2008

El Recreo is a simple place in the Agua Dulce part of Providencia also known as the "tourist zone" -- but really just where most of the hotels are located. It is clean, the management is friendly and if you don't expect to much you will be fine. We were happy with our choice. It is associated with the Decameron... More 

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Address: Bahia de Agua Dulce, Providencia Island 880020, Colombia
Region: Colombia > San Andres and Providencia Department > Providencia Island
Price Range: RM273 - RM456 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 17
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