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Hotel Flying Crocodile

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The Flying Crocodile Lodge is nestled in a nature reserve and surrounded by mangroves. Not far away is situated the untouched beach of Playa Buena Vista (about 10 min. by foot) located on the Nicoya Peninsula, 6 km north of Samara. Our Lodge offers ten individually designed rooms, each equipped with a bathroom, air conditioning, fan and fridge. The bungalows are colorful and attractive with attention to special details (inspired by the architecture of the Mexican "Casa del Pacifico" and the art of Antonio Gaudi). We are surrounded by approximately 2 acres of tropical gardens with a swimming pool, where many animals have found their home. The garden invites you to stay, relax and enjoy. Additionally, there are table tennis, table football, pool table and a trampoline. For our younger guests a playground and a children's pool with water slide is available. You will find yourselves well taken care of by our chef, who serves complete breakfasts, luncheons and specially prepared dinners, every day. We offer a complete program of excursions and other adventures you might like, as well as laundry service. Also for group travelers, we offer our full services. We are happy to cater to special procedures and requirements, and also rent out the entire hotel, in order to preserve the calm and friendly group dynamics. Similarly, we support you in seminars, conferences, workshops, presentations, antistress training and much more. It is our intent that we will provide participants and speakers a pleasant atmosphere. Our hotel is connected with an Ultra-Light Flying Center. The experienced pilots offer you a flight adventure of a life time.
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Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Liberia Airport79 km
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Reviewed 4 November 2018

This summer we spend a week in the Flying Crocodile with the kids (6 and 8). What a place! Beautiful (and clean!) houses, nice pool and a very friendly French staff. We forgot the braces of my son and she was even so kind to...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Explore09054963784
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

It was absolutely worth comming here! Friendly, helpful people. Best dinner you can imagine!so delicious !!! Nice and cosy 2 storied-bungalows, very clean and perfect relaxing areas. And it is close to samara for surfing. We would absolutely recommend it to come here!!!!

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Eva-Maria_Bischof
Reviewed 19 October 2018

There is new management since June 2018, This is an amazing place, truly a hidden gem in Guanacaste, the owner is extremely welcoming and accommodating, offer great advice to visit local places and things to do, the included breakfast is really good very well balanced,...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Isalas16
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

I stayed there for a week. It was my third visit because the hotel was connected to a local flight school. The former owner and former manager were German. The owner did not invest in needed improvements for several years but now he has sold...More

Date of stay: March 2018
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Reviewed 27 June 2017

Verz individuell designed bungalows and a nice pool including a pool bar. The place is a bit off the track but its worth the journey. Big, beautiful secluded beach in walking distance, beware of crocodiles.

Date of stay: March 2017
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elumio
14 October 2017|
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Response from Simon R | Reviewed this property |
We had brought all our own so afraid I can't remember. Sorry for responding 1 month after post. I'm new to these reviews....
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lisamusic
7 May 2017|
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Dear Lisa, thank you for your interest. The smokers can smoke outside, but they also take care of the other guests. Surf lessons is only posible in Sámara. (Dry Season 13 min. / Rain Season 35 min. to drive). I hope i can... More
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Ricardo S
5 December 2016|
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Dear Ricardo, thank you for your question. Unfortunately, we do not accept pets in the hotel. Many Greetings
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Room Tips
"All rooms are unique, decoratively designed and vary in price - we liked to be near the main house closer..."
PaulaP356
04 Feb 2016
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"no 1 was terrible. Ideally pick another hotel, the service is unacceptable"
Eshley
28 Dec 2015
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"Stayed in the two level (1 bed up with ac / 1 down w/o ac) - had a fridge. Others had full kitchens."
thais_r_us
22 Jul 2015
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"The Chagall bungalow opens up to the pool, but is much more private than you'd think. Book it!"
305rickyp
22 Jul 2015
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PRICE RANGE
US$60 - US$147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
flying crocodile hotel
LOCATION
Costa RicaProvince of GuanacastePlaya Samara
NUMBER OF ROOMS
7
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