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Hotel Mar de Luz

Hotel Mar de Luz

Destination: Jaco, Playa Hermosa - Puntarenas

At a Glance

    • Family-oriented hotel with pools and playground
    • Clean and comfortable rooms
    • Includes appliances to make your own food
    • Close to the beach in central Jaco
    • Close to town but away from the noise of the nightlife

Hotel Mar de Luz styles itself as a family-friendly hotel a block off the main drag in the center of Jaco about two blocks from the beach. With four pools, a playground and big sign near the entrance that states "no drugs or prostitution"; it's a safe and relaxing place for families looking to avoid the riffraff of Jaco's nightlife.

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Rooms

All 29 of the standard rooms and garden villas at Mar de Luz have front patios with seating overlooking the pools. Standard rooms, $80, feature stone walls, two queen-size beds, arm chairs, desks and dressers. Because Mar de Luz caters to a Costa Rican audience who often enjoy bringing their own food from home, the rooms include a microwave, a blender, a large mini- fridge, plates and cutlery, a coffee maker as well as Wi-Fi, cable and A/C. Clean and comfortable, the rooms don't appear to have any of the normal rust/wear and tear associated with rooms by the beach.

Services & amenities

The hotel's restaurant is only open for breakfast (included in the room rate), a choice of American-style with eggs and bacon, Costa Rican-style with gallo pinto, eggs and plantains or pancakes.

Two computers are available for guest use at reception. Parking is available behind the hotel.

Hotel Mar de Luz in Pictures