$84 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Jul 12, 2015 Check-out: Jul 13, 2015

Hotel Bula Bula

3 stars
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Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
4.7
out of 5
7 reviews
Great spot near the beach

I stayed at this hotel for 3 nights, knowing that it was kind of secluded compared to other hotels... See full review

  • LuisC
  • Feb 10, 2015
Great Vacations

Great hotel, great customer service and delicious food. See full review

  • Bruno1234
  • Aug 4, 2014
Lush tropical gardens, a stellar restaurant, comfortable rooms and emphasis on service sets the stage for an enchanting stay in the small beach town of Playa Grande.

The beach is a seemingly endless curve of pristine beach in a national marine park. Excellent location for surfing, taking active tours or just relaxing. The hotel also offers free breakfast to its guest.

A visit to Costa Rica would not be complete without visiting Hotel Bula Bula and the beach communities of the Northern Pacific. This region offers ready access to volcanoes, rainforest canopy tours, waterfalls, hot springs, and of course, any type of beach and water sports you can imagine. And now, you can fly directly into our province from many airports in North America. Making this region of Costa Rica even easier to reach the beach.

Hotel Bula Bula is located in Playa Grande, on the Pacific Northwest of Costa Rica. The 5 kilometer white sand beach boasts one of the most consistent surf breaks in Costa Rica and is known for incredible barrels. The nearly private beach is also a terrific place to unwind and collect seashells. Tamarindo, a town featured in the surfing movie Endless Summer II is just across the estuary. We are on the Tamarindo estuary (where the Pacific ocean extends inland to meet the mouth of the Rio Matapalo) and about a 5 minute walk to the beach.
Bula Bula is a phrase common to many world cultures generally meaning the point where your body and soul can be described as "Happy, Happy."

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Hotel Bula Bula Rooms

Superior Hotel
The room offers one king size bed. Smartly decorated with native art and pottery and designed with bright, tropical colors, each room has: King-size orthopedic bed; Private bath with shower; Air-conditioning; Cable TV and DVD/CD player; Ceiling fan; Mini-Refrigerator; In-Room Safe; Coffee maker with complimentary coffee; Made-to-Order breakfast included.

Amenities

  • WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Activities
Pool
Dining
Restaurant
Room service
Internet
WiFi
Parking
Free parking
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities

Dining

The Great Waltini's
Chef Waltini creates a fusion of the Americas including California Fresh, Gulf Coast Cajun, New England Traditional with Latin American variety and Costa Rican specialties. Among the most popular menu selections are blackened Ahi tuna, Mahi-Mahi topped with tropical salsa, Lobster Tails, Ribeye Steak and Filet Mignon. Wally adds various specialties (like roasted duckling with a merlot reduction sauce or grilled quail) and they sell out quickly. The hotel is pretty famous for the bar drinks too! Whether they be fruity blender concoctions such as Pia Colada, Daiquiris, Margaritas. Or top-shelf scotches, whiskies, vodkas, and rums. Or even specialty shots and shaker drinks (surfer on acid, pineapple upside down cake, mojitos, caipirhinias, martinis).

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
12:00 PM
Check-out:
11:00 AM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by Orbitz

Ratings and reviews for Hotel Bula Bula

Overall score

5 / 5
5.01.0
1 out of 7
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
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Review of Hotel Bula Bula

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
measoko
Business
new york, ny
May 31, 2012

Didn't want to leave!

this place was fantastically peaceful. only a few rooms, so it feels like home. the staff were great, food is amazing.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Money-saving tip: Not Applicable

you can catch a water taxi to tamarindo directly from bula bula for $3, or walk down to the beach and pay only $1. take the $3 taxi as you get a lovely boat ride/tour for an extra two bucks!

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