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Hotel El Mono Feliz

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Starting at $90 (USD) / night
Suggested Nights Stay: 3 Nights

For a relaxed vacation where you can just be yourself, you should book your stay at Hotel el Mono Feliz. Located in Ojochal, the foodie capital of Costa Rica, this hotel offers guests convenient access to beautiful beaches and other natural attractions. Watch your stress melt away when you visit Hotel el Mono Feliz.


Hotel El Mono Feliz
Hotel El Mono Feliz

If you want to kick back and relax, you need a hotel environment that mirrors your vibe. Hotel el Mono Feliz, located in Ojochal near the Pacific coast of Costa Rica, has that unassuming, genuine feel that immediately puts guests at ease. The grounds of the hotel are welcoming with tropical foliage, well-maintained gardens, and a terrace.

From the moment you check in, you can stop feeling stress and start planning how to spend your days. Relax by the pool? Frolic on the beach? Traverse the rainforest? Schedule a massage? Brave the white-water rapids? Whether you plan to fill your agenda or do nothing at all, you can do it at the Hotel el Mono Feliz.

The rooms at this welcoming hotel reflect the beauty of the surroundings. Woodwork, colorful accents, and casual décor all work together to create that home-away-from-home feeling. Some of the rooms are in the main building for your convenience, while the rooms in the bungalows are a bit more secluded. When you stay, you have access to the beautiful grounds, the refreshing outdoor pool, and some of the most popular beaches in the world just a short distance away.

Guests can enjoy a complimentary full breakfast every day right at the hotel, and some rooms have kitchenettes for a quick bite or snack. For other meals, you can venture into town. Ojochal has some of the most innovative chefs in Costa Rica expanding the definition of local and fusion cuisine. With fresh seafood and produce in abundance, you won’t have to look hard to find a delicious lunch or dinner.

You may be able to see plenty of tropical birds and plants at the hotel, but you don’t have to limit yourself. The hotel staff can help you with planning any tours or excursions to the beaches, rainforests, and national parks that attract tourists to Costa Rica every year. You can take it easy with a hike or boat tour or get your blood pumping with a thrilling zipline tour, surf camp, or white-water rafting. Hotel el Mono Feliz is where your good times and happy memories begin.

Key Features

Family pool at Hotel El Mono Feliz
Family pool at Hotel El Mono Feliz
  • Situates en Ojachal,near Playa Tortuga
  • Tropical Garden Setting
  • Marino Ballena Park
  • Scuba diving and snorkling tours to Caño Island
  • Surfing Local Beaches
Starting at $90 (USD) / night
Suggested Nights Stay: 3 Nights


Air Conditioning
Cable TV
Daily Maid Service
Family Friendly
Handicapped Accessible
Hotel near Beach
Internet Available
Laundry Service
Restaurant On Site
Smoke Free Rooms
Wi-Fi Internet


Fresh and clean rooms at Hotel El Mono Feliz
Fresh and clean rooms at Hotel El Mono Feliz

The hotel has eight non-smoking rooms that offer guests plenty of amenities, including air conditioning, ceiling fan, private bathroom with shower, and daily housekeeping. Guests can also enjoy free full breakfast, wi-fi, parking, and daily housekeeping.

Standard double – These recently renovated rooms are found in the main building and can sleep two people.

Queen double suite – These bungalow rooms have a small kitchenette and queen bed that sleeps two people.

Standard 2 BD suite – Located in the main building near the pool, this two-bedroom suite features two double beds and can sleep up to four people.

Family bungalow suite – This spacious option has two bedrooms with one queen bed and two twin beds. There is a private bath and a kitchenette as well. It can sleep up to four people.

Garden villa – This larger room has a kitchenette, a queen bed and a twin trundle day bed. It can sleep up to four people.

Starting at $90 (USD) / night
Suggested Nights Stay: 3 Nights


Scuba diving and snorkeling – This excursion starts from Caño Island and is appropriate for all levels of experience.

Surfing, stand-up paddleboarding, and kayaking – Learn a new skill or up your experience with any of these surf-based water sports. Lessons and equipment are available.

Whale watching – This seasonal boat tour takes guests near Playa Uvita to see whales, dolphins, turtles, and other sea life. You can also go snorkeling near Isla Ballena.

Corcovado National Park – This natural wonder begins with a boat ride through the mangroves and finishes with a hike through the park to see the many plants and animals that make Costa Rica a tropical paradise.

Horseback riding – You can opt for a ride through the jungle, past the waterfalls, or along the beach for an unparalleled view of the lush forest and gorgeous waters.

White water rafting – This excursion balances safety with adventure for a wild ride along the river.

Ziplining – No trip to Costa Rica would be complete without a canopy tour of the rainforest. Get the best view from up above and get your heart pumping too.

Cascada el Pavon – It may not be the biggest waterfall, but it is located right in Ojochal, and it features a lovely pool at the base for swimming.

Birdwatching – A boat trip through the mangroves is where you’ll see just some of the many species of birds and other wildlife that inhabit the area.

Tours Offered

ATV Riding
Bird Watching
Canopy Tours / Zip Line
Family Friendly Tours
Horseback Riding
National Park / Reserve Tours
Night Hikes
Scuba Diving
Sunset Cruises
Surfing Lessons
White Water Kayaking
White Water Tubing
Wildlife Viewing
Wind Surfing


Prices Starting at $90 (USD) / night
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Location & Map

Costa Ballena Map
Costa Ballena Map
Hotel El Mono Feliz is located right in Ojochal

Customer Reviews for Hotel El Mono Feliz

Overall Rating
5 of 55 of 55 of 55 of 55 of 5
Based on 1 review

5 of 55 of 55 of 55 of 55 of 5
Udo Dubach
From: Switzerland6/14/2008
"The hotel has a Dutch management, very nice people, they know what is hospitality! The hotel has very nice and cosy wooden cabañas in a tropical garden in the shade of big palmtrees.
I stayed there in january for 4 days and it was to short to discouver all the treasures of this wounderfull area: waterfalls, the whales (they are so big!)and dolphins tours, visiting the indian village of Boruca, the mangroves with the crocodiles, sloths, monkeys and other wildlife.
I wish Anja and Otto the very best with there small, hidden paradise.
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How friendly were the employees?
5 (very nice)
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Languages spoken at Hotel?
Spanish, English, German, Other
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