Tortuguero and the Caribbean Coast Hotels

Magellan Inn

  • 2 km (1 mile) north of town at end of Playa Negra road Map It
  • Cahuita


  • Seclusion
  • Good value
  • Scrumptious dinners


  • Far from sights
  • Staff can be too businesslike

Fodor's Review

One of Cahuita's most elegant lodgings, this group of bungalows is graced with tile-floor terraces facing a pool and gardens growing on an ancient coral reef. Carpeted rooms have original paintings and custom-made wooden furniture. Feast on intensely flavored French and Creole seafood specialties at the Casa Creole, open for dinner each evening on the hotel's patio; don't miss the house pâté or the homemade ice cream. The open-air bar rocks to great blues and jazz recordings in the evening and mellows with classical music at breakfast. You'll receive a small discount if you pay in cash.

Hotel Information


2 km (1 mile) north of town at end of Playa Negra road, Cahuita, 70403, Costa Rica

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Hotel Details:

  • 6 rooms
  • Rate includes: Breakfast

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