Hostel Vista Serena

Address: Manuel Antonio National Park, Province of Puntarenas, Costa Rica | Hostel
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      TravelPod Member ReviewsHostel Vista Serena Manuel Antonio National Park

      Reviewed by lynsey.nault


      Reviewed Jan 29, 2014
      by (14 reviews) Edmonton , Canada Flag of Canada

      We stayed here for 3 nights. With the AC and fan going at night and friendly roommates, the stay was surprisingly nice. The bread and jam breakfast could definitely be approved upon, but all in all very nice. The spontaneous music night was awesome and the view every morning was spectacular.

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      Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica

      This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

      Reviewed by soul11

      Tranquil oasis

      Reviewed Oct 26, 2012
      by (5 reviews) North Bay, Ontario, Canada , Canada Flag of Canada

      The Vista Serena boasts the best view of any hostel that I've ever stayed in, I can't say that I moved too much from the hammock In my free time. The rest of the time that I was there was spent studying to be a Divemaster, and I didn't even know what a Divemaster was. Needless to say, this was the beginning of the journey here inCosta Rica.

      The rooms at the Vista Serena are clean and, the staff, Conrad and Leah, are really great at helping you to book any tour you'd like to experience or just give you advice on where to shop or go surfing. The place is very safe and secure, the night guard, Victor would always bring in new plants to dress up the place or present me with unique insects and information.

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      TripAdvisor Reviews Hostel Vista Serena Manuel Antonio National Park

      4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

      Travel Blogs from Manuel Antonio National Park

      Monkeys and Catamarans - Welcome to Costa Rica!

      A travel blog entry by archjefe on Dec 21, 2014

      I flew into Costa Rica and San Jose international airpot on Dec. 20th, 2014 and stayed that first night in Alajuela, close to the airport. At 5:30am in the morning I woke up and drove my way down to Manuel Antonio, thus really starting to begin my Costa Rica vacation. I arrived first thing in the morning at the Vista Serena Hostel and was …

      Oh boy, what've I done...

      A travel blog entry by soul11 on Oct 27, 2012

      3 photos

      This story begins about 3 weeks ago when I quit my job, gave notice on my apt and put everything that i own into storage. This radical change had been a long time coming, and it was one that I was looking forward to. The ocean had been calling my name since I was a kid trying to surf in a freshwater lake in Northern Ontario. I dreamt of being a …

      Me Tarzan, You Jane

      A travel blog entry by lynsey.nault on Jan 29, 2014

      1 comment, 21 photos

      After a slow start to the trip, things have really picked up in the past few days adventure-wise (unless you call the bus system here an adventure, which I do, so in that case...the adventure continues). The first day we went snorkelling and sea kayaking. I got sufficiently sea sick and sunburnt. It really wasn't my day, but Jake seemed to have a …

      Roosters in the morning

      A travel blog entry by jakedavis on Jan 27, 2014

      10 photos

      Woke up this morning to roosters crowing in Manuel Antonio. Our hostel room no longer smelt like feet, as it did when we went to bed. Good thing, because I think it was my shoes that were stinking up the place.

      We spent the past three days near Punta Banco at Steves house. He says he is from Pavones which is about the same distance(3-4 …

      Buses Galore

      A travel blog entry by lynsey.nault on Jan 27, 2014

      2 comments, 12 photos

      January 25
      After a couple of lazy days that involved long walks into town, watching the sunset and afternoon siestas, we are ready to move on again. I will miss this place with its natural beauty, quietness and the delicious, free local food. I've been working on eating more locally in Edmonton over the past few years, however, sometimes it is …

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      The Gang
      Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica