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finca maresia vs las caletas

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finca maresia vs las caletas

what are the differences? thanks

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1. Re: finca maresia vs las caletas

Finca Maresia is not on the water, and its lovely cabins are of modern design (designer is the wife of one of the brothers who own it) with an outdoor shower and open air bathroom.

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2. Re: finca maresia vs las caletas

Racandee, are beaches far? Cabins seem way nicer that Las Caletas. How are their tours? There is no pool though. How hot is it there without a pool or nearby beach?

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3. Re: finca maresia vs las caletas

It's a bit of a hike to the beach (monkeys along the way though).

They will drive you to town and the waterfront for free with advance notice.

Swimming pool would have been welcome but wasn't necessary--very, very few swimming pools on the Osa.

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4. Re: finca maresia vs las caletas

how are the tours? are they run by the owners? is there a naturalist there? good breezes in the rooms? where do you eat lunch? at las caletas all meals are included.

what do you do there in down time? at las c you can kayak or use beach.

thanks - it looks nice but a bit in the middle of nowhere. like that the bug lady tour is available there.

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5. Re: finca maresia vs las caletas

It really does look lovely. Prices are similiar since Las Caletas is offering the tours for half price for my children. Rooms here look nicer but it is not on beach and there does not seem to be a view.

Las Caletas has its own naturalist who does the Cano Island and Sirena tour. Are the tours good that are recommended by Finca M?

Thanks for any guidance to help me make my decision.

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6. Re: finca maresia vs las caletas

They refer guests to local guides and book the tours for you. The ones we booked through them were uniformly excellent.

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7. Re: finca maresia vs las caletas

Racandee, thanks. That was a big concern. Have you seen Las Caletas? I like that it is on the ocean with an ocean view. Also that they have a naturalist.

Which tours did you do at Finca M? Since there is no ocean breeze, is it very hot there? What did you do for lunch? Seems they serve breakfast and dinner.

Any ohter information that can help me decide? Thanks as always.

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