Escape Caribeño

This pleasant hotel is run by an Italian couple, and it exudes the calm and relaxed vibe of the Caribbean Coast. Small, charming bungalows surrounded by beautifully maintained tropical gardens feature amenities like private bathrooms, terraces with hammocks,

TVs, safes, and air-conditioning. There are 14 bungalows – 10 standard bungalows in the garden, and 4 sea view bungalows.

The hotel occupies both sides of the main street leaving the town of Puerto Viejo heading toward Playa Cocles. It offers private parking, internet access, and breakfast, which is served on a covered patio (rancho) in the garden. The beach in front of the hotel is the famous Salsa Brava, known for its big surfing waves. Nearby you can also find old coral reefs with natural pools to swim. The center of town is a 7-minute walk from the hotel.

Our Opinion:

 Nice lodging option near the main town and the paradise beaches of Puerto Viejo.

Number of rooms:

  • 10 Bungalows Standard Tropical Garden
  • 4 Bungalows Ocean View
  • 14 Bungalows in total

More information:
The hotel is located on both sides of the main street leaving the village of Puerto Viejo towards Playa Cocles. The friendly village centre is just a 7-minute walk from the hotel. It offers reception, private parking, internet access and restaurant El Ranchito only for breakfast. The beach in front of the hotel is called Playa Salsa Brava, known as a surfer's paradise. In the vicinity of the hotel there are also some old coral reefs with natural pools for the enjoyment of the vacationers.

Location: On the South Caribbean coast, opposite the famous Salsa Brava beach just 7 minutes walk from the center of Puerto Viejo de Limon.

Transfer duration: From San Jose 4:30hrs

Our opinion: Nice accommodation option close to both the town centre and the Paraisiacas beaches of the south of Puerto Viejo.

Bungalow Standard Tropical Garden:
The Standard bungalows are located on the opposite side of the beach and adjoin the main street that comes from downtown Puerto Viejo. Its wooden decoration gives them a lot of warmth and in conjunction with the tropical garden around 100% Caribbean atmosphere. Rest after an active day in the Costa Rican Caribbean in the colorful hammock of your terrace!

Bungalow Seaview:
The Ocean View Bungalows are located on the beach side of the property. They have in front a part of garden and forest until arriving at the beach Salsa Brava. The spacious interior accommodates up to 4 people comfortably. From the terrace with hammock and wooden chairs you can enjoy beautiful views of the gardens and the Caribbean Sea.