Bouganavillia Condos at Reserva Conchal: "The Best of Playa Conchal - Condo Living" Costa Rica Hotel Tip by dweissnj

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I have stayed two times at this resort and have just come back from PPC after staying at the condos there. If you are not big on the all-inclusive eating and drinking, like us, then the condos are a great way to experience PPC.

We had a three bedroom, 2 bath unit on the middle of the three floor buildings. It was really nicely furnished and had all the kitchen stuff we needed. We never cooked a full meal though it had pots and pans and the like. The condos overlook the golf course with the ocean in the distance. We had an ocean view, but some condos don't.

The condos are not right on the resort, but a fair bit away. You could walk it, but its downhill all the way to the resort and uphill all the way back. We could call for a shuttle to bring us to the lobby. There was also one that circulated from time to time. We often drove our rental down to the resort.

We got a great list of local restaurants from the condo owners. We ate several times in Brasilito, the closest town. The Camaron Dorado was our favorite. The Happy Snapper and Perro Plano were also very good. Marie's in Flamingo was really good and there was a local joint on the beach before Flamingo that had great 'casados' the local dish of fish/chicken/meat plus beans & rice, plantains and a small salad. All these places are very reasonable and the service was good.

We had access to the resort pool, beach, gym, etc.

We went on one tour recommended by our condo owner; the Buena Vista Combo tour. This was a great day of canopy, horseback riding, mud pack/sweat lodge/hot springs, and an awesome water slide, plus lunch.

Unique Qualities: Our unit was a 3 bedroom / 2 bath unit that slept 6. King master bedroom, king 2nd bedroom, twin 3rd bedroom. Nice kitchen with granite counters, GE applicances, all in good condition.

Ocean view, but not that near the ocean, on the golf course, about 7 min walk to the resort proper.

Address: Playa Conchal - Guanacaste Provence - Costa Rica
Price Comparison: more expensive than average
Price: US$40-80
Theme: Other

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Jan 19, 2006
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