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    Our delicious buffet breakfast is served in our open-air restaurant.

    It´s not included in room rate 

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    Our guests can borrow bicycles for a small fee and explore the surroundings.

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    Bocas Del Toro, National Park Cahuita, sloth animal shelter and others places of interest.

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    We offer 6 comfortable rooms with patio, where you can choose between AC unit and ceiling fan + two bungalows with kitchen for families with children

Contacts, location

Playa Chiquita, adjacent to the former hotel Punta Cocles, Puerto Viejo, Limon, Talamanca, Costa Rica

Costa Rica (+506) 2750 0581, (+506) 8937 9255

E-mail: info@casa-merlin.com



How to get here:

After flying to San Juan Santamaria Airport in SAN JOSE (SJO) you have many options for the 4 hour scenic drive to our lovely resort:

  • Sharing the shuttle (up to 10 persons minivan) for 47 USD (central San Jose) – 55 USD (Alajuela/airport)
  • Private transportation =  you can share with your friends, the whole car is around 220 USD, you will be picked up at your hotel and taken directly to us
  • MEPE public BUS from the San Carlos terminal in San Jose to Puerto Viejo center. From there you can take a taxi to us for about 5 USD.
  • Driving rental car:

From San José také the main highway number 32 in direction Guápiles, Limón.

We strongly recommend you to get a taxi driver who will drive in front of you and will take you to this road (you follow him) = unless you have a GPS it is very hard to find the way in San José…

Stay on this Route 32 until arriving to Limón.

Enjoy the beautiful scenec way, there are numerous beautiful views on the way, expecially while passing through the Braulio Carrillo National Park.

You can even take an advanture tour on your way =you can experience river rafting on the Pacuare river.

Near Limón there is an intersection where you need to choose to turn right for Cahuita and Sixaola = Route 36. You will experience beautiful beach views on this road, you will cross several bridges and in about an hour at Hone Creek you will arrive to an intersection with signs for Bribri to the right and Puerto Viejo straigh = continue straight and in 10 min. you will arrive to Puerto Viejo, and continue towards Manzanillo. In about 4 km you will see sign Casa MERLIN Lodge on your right, in the beginning of Playa Chiquita and just after Playa Cocles.

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