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Rick, our host is a charming, thoughtful host who cares that you have great time. The pool area with adjacent dining room and lounge was paradise for the children and we enjoyed the view. We enjoyed going to the fish market for the catch of...More
My wife and I had a great trip for Costa Rica. Small open air bed and breakfast atmosphere with a pool and self serve late night bar and kitchen space. Accomodates eight rooms only so no crowds. Great breakfast spread with plenty of exotic fruits...More
For my wife and I, Rancho Armadillo provided all we were looking for:
-Quiet and isolation
-Easy access to the Playa (when needed)
The owner, Rick, may remind you of another 'Rick'--the guy from the movie 'Casablanca'; charismatic, a little mysterious, and...More
The location is very peaceful, overlooks the hills to the pacific ocean. It is beautiful to just sit back and enjoy this view. Walking to town from the estate takes about 25 minutes; if you have a vehicle, it is only a 5 minute drive....More
Rancho Armadillo is a "hotel" on a hill side in Playas del Coco Costa Rica. It only has 6 rooms, spread across 3 buildings, and the proprietor, Rick, makes you feel as though you're family from the very beginning. The property overlooks rolling hills and...More
Response from RanchoArmadillo | Property representative |
We are located on the side of the mountain overlooking the Gulf of Papagayo, about 1 Mile from the beach in Coco. (10 -15 minute walk downhill) Because the mountains come right down to the ocean each of the beaches north and... More
We are located on the side of the mountain overlooking the Gulf of Papagayo, about 1 Mile from the beach in Coco. (10 -15 minute walk downhill) Because the mountains come right down to the ocean each of the beaches north and south of us require a drive. Playas Hermosa & Playa Panama to the north of us is about a 10 minute drive and Ocotal to the south is also a 10 minute drive. Taxi's to and from Coco are about $4.
I highly recommend renting a car, there is so much to do and see in this area, by having your own transportation it will be much cheaper and more convienent in the long run.
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"The rooms are spacious half-duplexes scattered around a large beautifully landscaped estate."