Best Places for Backpackers in Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica.

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The best backpackers destinations & accommodation in Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica.

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Top 15 hostels in Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica.

These are the 15 most awesome hostels and budget places to stay in Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica.

1
Vista Verde

96 /100

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Vista Verde

Set in a tropical garden and located just 150 meters from the beach, Vista Verde offers five private rooms in a rustic Caribbean-style environment. All rooms have shared bathrooms and showers, with both cold and hot water. It features a spacious lunge area with hammocks, where you can relax while...
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Madre Selva Hostel

95 /100

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Madre Selva Hostel

Idyllic place located near the jungle and the coast, if you want the best of both just choose the unique option that Madre Selva Hostel offers in Costa Rica. Discover the wildfire around staying with us, different animals that maybe you have seen on the TV or you never had the opportunity to see...
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3
Pagalu Hostel

94 /100

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Pagalu Hostel

Pagalu Hostel is a cosy hostel located in Puerto Viejo Town, from where it is possible to walk everywhere or hire a bicycle to discover the beautiful surroundings and beaches to Manzanillo. The hostel has a nice common area with an open style fully equipped kitchen and you can choose between diff...
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4
Roots Family

93 /100

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Roots Family

Roots Family welcomes open minded people from all over the world to experience the Caribbean 'Wolaba Time'. Located at the heart of Puerto Viejo, only 100 meters from 'Parquecitos' beach, 5 minutes walk for bars and restaurants but removed enough to be quiet. Bamboo and wooden made base, easy and ch...
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5
La Ruka Hostel

90 /100

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La Ruka Hostel

In 2011 a pirate and a mermaid fell in love and started La Ruka. Being travelers we understand what it can feel like to be constantly on the go and/or “homesick.” Our goal was to create a home, not just a hostel. We would like our guests to feel as if they are at home and feel free to relax, unwind...
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6
Kalunai Hostel

88 /100

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Kalunai Hostel

Kalunai Hostel has been recently built, sited in Puerto Viejo downtown, right next to the jungle, which is perfect for a quiet sleep. Kalunai Hostel is located in Puerto Viejo de Limon. A selection of activities are offered in the area, such as snorkelling and diving. Cahuita is 14 km from Kalun...
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7
Oasis Hostel

85 /100

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Oasis Hostel

At the hostel you will find an ocean view outdoor kitchen with everything you need, hot shower, a lot of hammocks to relax and watch a different kind of animals on the trees like monkeys, sloths, iguanas, frogs and a lot of different kind of birds and lizards. with a secluded beachfront area with ni...
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8
Hostel Kinkaju

85 /100

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Hostel Kinkaju

Hostel Kinkaju is a new, comfortable, clean, secure and colorful hostel, 100 meters away from the heart of town, great place to hang out with travelers and new people from around the world.Hostel Kinkajú is designed with love, gratefulness, colors and good vibe, having always our guest in our mind....
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9
Playa 506

82 /100

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Playa 506

Note: The Hostel is growing, during the month of July there will be a construction going on.We apologize for the inconvenient and we promise there won´t be any noise early in the morning. Welcome to our unique style beachfront hostel and bar in Costa Rica. Located on Playa Cocles, 2 km from the t...
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10
Lazy Loft

79 /100

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Lazy Loft

Lazy loft is Puerto Viejo's prime beachfront hostel. Located directly above one of the biggest party bars in Costa Rica, The Lazy Mon Beach Bar, lazy loft is a small and cozy social space for travellers looking for a taste of the Caribbean beach lifestyle. We are 5 steps from the beach, 20 steps fro...
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11
Selina Puerto Viejo

75 /100

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Selina Puerto Viejo

Part of its family of sustainable hostels, Selina Puerto Viejo feels like it grows organically from the ground up. Its co-working space allows guests to stay connected while taking in the raw beauty of the place. A surfer’s paradise, Puerto Viejo is home to some of the best breaks in Costa Rican...
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12
Beta Life Eco Proyecto

73 /100

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Beta Life Eco Proyecto

Beta Life Eco Proyecto is a collective dedicated and passionate about bringing back the community vibe of tribe through Ancestral Medicine and Architecture, Organic farming and the cultural diversity of Art; reminding and reestablishing deep cultural roots of living as a community, and offering at t...
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13
The Lion Fish Hostel

70 /100

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The Lion Fish Hostel

The Lion Fish Hostel is located in the center of town, only 150m from the bus stop. It offers amongst others free WiFi, warm showers and free morning coffee from 6-9. The hostel is quite young and run with the help of volunteers, it is therefore a very social hostel. The owners is a couple with very...
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14
Wal-Aba Eco-Lodge

66 /100

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Wal-Aba Eco-Lodge

Walaba is a charming property located between the jungle and the beach in the South Caribbean coast of Costa Rica. Located in Playa Punta Uva 6km south of Puerto Viejo Our Caribbean style houses, are perfect for people who enjoy the tranquility of nature and love life. Our regular visitors in the...
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15
El Faro 13 de Puerto Viejo

0 /100

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El Faro 13 de Puerto Viejo

El Faro 13 de Puerto Viejo is a nice apartment that offer you many facilities, such a Free Internet Access, 24 hour reception, 24 hour security, BBQ, free parking, Washing Machine and outdoor terrace. El Faro 13 de Puerto Viejo is located in Puerto Viejo. The property is to 5 minutes from downto...
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