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Hotel Mauna Loa

Hotel in Playa Avellanas, Costa Rica

Sparkling pool at Hotel Mauna Loa
Sparkling pool at Hotel Mauna LoaSurfer on the beach at Playa AvellanasFully equipped bungalows with kitchen from $110 per nightBathRelaxing setting in the jungle, a short walk from the beachEnjoy the onsite restaurant and barEquipped room with kitchen and dining areaGift shop sells local crafts and necessitiesOur Jacuzzi at nightCabinas at Mauana LoaTranquil pool for relaxing after a nice beach sessionRead our reviews and you'll hear all about our friendly staffLongboarding at Playa AvellanasSmall, clean, green waves at AvellanasHotel Mauna Loa at dusk

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About this property

Cabinas and Surf Resort at Playa Avellanas
Welcome to Hotel Mauna Loa, a quiet, peaceful little slice of paradise in the jungle close to great surfing at Avellanas. We have 7 rooms or cabinas set in a natural and eco-friendly setting. Enjoy the private pool, jacuzzi, Italian restaurant and bar or grab a good book and relax in a hammock for the day. The beach is less than a half mile away and is an enjoyable walk.

Rooms and Amenities
Our cabinas are set amidst a natural forest setting. All of our rooms feature a private bath, air conditioning, orthopedic mattresses and in-room safes.

Location and Surf
Hotel Mauna Loa is located just 10 miles south of the bustling surf town of Tamarindo and 3 miles north of the famous reef breaks at Playa Negra. Playa Avellanas is known for it's gorgeous beach fronted by dozens of pristine mangrove and jungle. Avellanas boasts some of Costa Rica's best beach breaks as well. The waves here tend to be well shaped, playful and on the small side.


  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Budget
  • Kid Friendly
  • Outdoor Shower
  • A/C
  • Wireless Internet


  • Hiking


Period Cost
Per Night $80
Per Week $600
Per Month Call for Info


This property is located near Playa Avellanas. A collection of left and right beach breaks and reef breaks. The surf breaks range from Little Hawaii at the north end of the beach to a fun left at the south end. Low tide can get really reefy, medium or high tide is your best bet. Playa Avellanas is long (and beautiful) beach, so spread out and find a peak away from the crowd.

This property is also located near Playa Negra. One of the breaks featured in Endless Summer 2. This is one of the Costa Rica's best spots. A rocky reef right-hand break, Playa Negra is fast, hollow and can hold some size. It's tends to be bigger than the other spots around here. Fast waves, rocky bottom, juicy barrels, and ripping locals make this a great break, but not for the beginner.

This property is also located near Langosta. A rivermouth break with a left and a right. A medium tide is best. Great beach breaks on the south side if the rivermouth as well.

Surf Type

  • Beach break
  • Reef break
  • Right
  • Left
  • Short board
  • Longboard
  • SUP
  • Beginner/Learn to Surf
  • Warm water

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Property Images

Sparkling pool at Hotel Mauna Loa

Surfer on the beach at Playa Avellanas

Fully equipped bungalows with kitchen from $110 per


Relaxing setting in the jungle, a short walk from the

Enjoy the onsite restaurant and bar

Equipped room with kitchen and dining area

Gift shop sells local crafts and necessities

Our Jacuzzi at night

Cabinas at Mauana Loa

Tranquil pool for relaxing after a nice beach session

Read our reviews and you'll hear all about our

Longboarding at Playa Avellanas

Small, clean, green waves at Avellanas

Hotel Mauna Loa at dusk

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