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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The views from the room were 2nd to none. The place isn't perfect but we loved the location and apartment. Put it in another location and it may have got a 3 but in Costa Rica it is fantastic value for money and I will be back

Thank 177doug
Heredia, Costa Rica
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

It's a very quite place , beachfront , express services including food, grocery stores, drugstores etc, I planned to stay only 2 days but it turned out I stayed 2 more nights, if you really want to have a relaxation time....this is your place !

Thank Carlos F
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

My family and I stayed here during our trip in September 2016. This is surfer country but we didn't care, the beauty of this place should be appreciated by all. The staff was extremely welcoming and attentive. They went beyond their capabilites to make sure we had everything we needed. My family is in the landscaping business back home and...

1Thank Shelly O
MareaBrava, Director de Recepción at Marea Brava, responded to this review

Shelly, we really enjoy to have you here, we apreciatte your comment and we hope to see you soon again in our place. You are always welcome! Pura vida!

Reviewed 8 August 2016

My good friends Robby and Alex have been staying in this hotel for years. After recommending myself to come I came to realize that the staff and views are like no other. Thomas helped us with all our needs. Great location for a great price!

Thank Leonharary
MareaBrava, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Marea Brava, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your words, we are very glad to have you here and comeback anytime you want! Pura vida!

San José
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Excellent place. Right at the beach. Nice pool. Apartments are well equipped, clean and spacious. Strong tides though and not really suitable for swimming. We had an apartment with a long balcony looking out over the sea. Can really recommend it.

Thank Piekster
MareaBrava, Director de Recepción at Marea Brava, responded to this review

Thank you so much hope to see you soon in our hotel! Pura Vida!!

Austin, Texas
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

This was our 2nd time staying at the Maria brava in playa hermosa. Such a beautiful property, it makes you feel like your in the jungle, but nestled right on the beach. Hearing the sounds of the waves crashing while laying in bed is something I'll truly miss. The room was huge and very clean, and the staff was awesome...

Thank mstark619
Tustin, California
Reviewed 25 July 2016

My wife reserved a room for 4 adults and 2 children months before our arrival in Jaco, Costa Rica. Upon arrival on 7-11-16 we had to wait 2 hours for our room to be made ready. So we left for Jaco and returned near dinner time. I paid $150.00 a night for 3 nights for a total of $450.00 cash....

1Thank andrewb20162016
New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 July 2016

It's a special place and my favorite spot in Costa Rica. Rooms are great; people are even better. Two pools are very nice. Hotel is close to Jaco but not too close. Great surf right out front. It's the perfect place. No I don't own stock in the hotel. I just really like it!

1Thank JWM14415
Seal Beach, California
Reviewed 5 May 2016

We were upgraded from a regular room to a top floor 2 bedroom suite for a minimal amount. The setup was amazing....it was bigger than my apartment back home, with a complete kitchen, huge living room, large bedrooms, and balconies front and rear.

Thank mrverga352
MareaBrava, Director de Recepción at Marea Brava, responded to this review

We are very happy for your comment, please comeback anytime you want! Pura Vida!

Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Overall we loved it. The hotel is right on the beach with a great surf break right out front. It was a surf trip for us, so being able to walk out of the hotel and surf was fantastic. We stayed in the ocean front penthouse. The room was huge and had one balcony overlooking ocean and another overlooking pool....

1Thank Joey J
MareaBrava, Director de Recepción at Marea Brava, responded to this review

We really appreciate your comments and we are very happy to have you with us during your vacation. Thank you so much for your review and I hope to see you soon here! Pura Vida!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Laundry Service
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Marea Brava hotel and condos are located in Playa Hermosa (translation: "beautiful beach"). We have two pools, 24hr security, a bar, ATV tours, secured parking, wireless internet, beautiful gardens, beachfront location, air conditioning, maid service, and laundry service. We can arrange any number of exciting local tours and excursions right from our concierge desk. There are (2) one bedroom hotel rooms and (5) two bedroom hotels rooms. The beachfront penthouse condo is uniquely decorated & located on the top floor. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Marea Brava

Address: Playa Hermosa Beachfront, 2 Blocks off Main Road | Playa Hermosa -Jaco, Playa Hermosa 4023, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Playa Hermosa
Price Range: RM369 - RM1,551 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Marea Brava 3*
Number of rooms: 22
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“Avoid C5, building C, unit 5, 3rd story corner unit.”
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“Ask for ocean view. Spectacular.”
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“The upstair suites in the new buildings are terrific”
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“Condos are great - pricey, but can be shared. Ocean front balconies are nice.”
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