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Gold List 2010

Lapa Rios, Matapalo, Osa Peninsula 

Matapalo, Puntarenas
Costa Rica

Tel: 506 2735 5130

The eco-resort is "simply amazing." Set amid 1,000 acres of "pristine protected rain forest," individual bungalows have screened-in walls, ocean views, and bamboo beds. Brisa Azul is the only dining option, and it utilizes local organic produce—"you never know what celebrity will become your friend and dining partner." "Service is unobtrusively attentive."

(16 bungalows)
Also featured on the: Gold List for 2008, Gold List for 2009, Gold List for 2011
Amenities: Pool, Spa

Overall Score: 93.3

  • Rooms: 93.9
  • Service: 91.5
  • Food: 89.4
  • Location: 93.6
  • Design: 93.6
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