Walaba Hostel & Beach Houses
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TravelPod Member ReviewsWalaba Hostel & Beach Houses Puerto Viejo
Walaba is located in Punta Uva (about 7kms from Puerto Viejo). It's the perfect location-away from the downtown tackiness of PV, but still easily accessible if you want to go eat at the restaurants, go shopping or bar hopping. (The hostel rents bicycles for about $6 a day -30 bike ride to PV)
Basic rooms, yet cosy and relaxed ($25-35 approx, dorms cheaper).
The shared kitchen and lounge areas (complete with hammocks) are spacious and uniquely decorated with Caribbean flare.
The beach is 100 mts a way and it's where the jungle meets the sea. Howler monkeys are everywhere around this area-they'll wake you with their calls everyday at 6am so don't expect a sleep in! We loved this aspect of Walaba- you are so close to all the nature! There are hummingbirds, toucans and sloths all around this area, just take a walk or bikeride down the road and keep your eyes to the trees!
The Dutch couple that are running the place are beautiful people and will be able to help you with anything.
Awesome place, oh and that incredible attic room.....!
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