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Overview of Hotel El Pequeño Gecko Verde

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Beach nearby
Beach nearby
Beach nearby
Outdoor pool

Hotel El Pequeño Gecko Verde

3 out of 5

4.6/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Breakfast available
  • Bar
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment

Explore the area

    Popular LocationBuena Vista Beach10 min walk
    Popular LocationSamara Beach10 min drive
    Popular LocationPlaya Barrigona24 min drive
    AirportNosara (NOB)53 min drive

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Deluxe Bungalow, 1 Bedroom, Kitchen

5/5 guest room rating
  • 452 sq ft
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Queen Bed and 1 Twin Sofa Bed

Family Villa, 3 Bedrooms, Private Pool

No guest room rating
  • 1507 sq ft
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Queen Beds and 2 Twin Beds

Family Bungalow, 2 Bedrooms, Kitchen

  • 646 sq ft
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Queen Beds and 1 Twin Sofa Bed

Bungalow, 1 Queen Bed

5/5 guest room rating
  • 323 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed


  • 323 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed OR 2 Twin Beds

Room, 1 Queen Bed, Kitchenette

5/5 guest room rating
  • 431 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

About this area


Located in Samara, Hotel El Pequeño Gecko Verde is near the beach. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Samara Beach and Carrillo Beach. Safari Surf School and The ARA Project are also worth visiting. Discover the area's water adventures with kayaking and scuba diving nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with ziplining and mountain biking.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Buena Vista Beach - 10 min walk
  • Samara Beach - 10 min drive
  • Carrillo Beach - 12 min drive
  • Playa Barco Quebrado - 23 min drive
  • Playa Barrigona - 24 min drive

Getting around

  • Daniel Oduber Intl. Airport (LIR) - 137 min drive


  • Coco's Mexican Restaurant — 3 min drive
  • Sports Bar Arriba — 3 min drive
  • The Flying Taco — 3 min drive
  • Di Mare Di Vino — 3 min drive
  • Pizza Paraiso — 3 min drive

About this property

Hotel El Pequeño Gecko Verde

3-star lodge near Samara Beach
An outdoor pool, a bar/lounge, and laundry facilities are available at this smoke-free lodge. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, free newspapers, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff are onsite. All rooms are soundproofed and offer free WiFi and ceiling fans. Guests can appreciate conveniences like refrigerators and coffee makers, and other amenities include minibars (stocked with some free items) and rainfall showerheads.
Hotel El Pequeño Gecko Verde offers 12 accommodations with minibars (stocked with some free items) and safes. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided.

Bathrooms include showers with rainfall showerheads, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided daily.

Recreational amenities at the lodge include an outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • No onsite parking available
  • Roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee daily 7:30 AM–9:30 AM: USD 11 per person
  • 1 bar

Things to do

  • Outdoor pool
  • Segway rentals/tours

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Refrigerator
  • Soundproofed rooms


  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe
  • No elevators

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish


  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Ceiling fan


  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free minibar (some items)
  • Refrigerator


  • Safe
  • Soundproofing

Similar properties

The average per-night price is based on the lowest price found within the past 24 hours for the next 30 nights. All prices include taxes and fees and are based on a 1-night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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Check-in from 3 PM - 7 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 7 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 7 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: USD 11 per person (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
No onsite parking is available
This property accepts credit cards and cash

We should mention

No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

Property is also known as

Hotel Pequeño Gecko Verde Sámara
Pequeño Gecko Verde Sámara
Hotel Pequeño Gecko Verde Samara
Hotel El Pequeño Gecko Verde Samara
El Pequeño Gecko Verde Samara
El Pequeno Gecko Verde Samara
Hotel El Pequeño Gecko Verde Lodge
Hotel El Pequeño Gecko Verde Samara
Hotel El Pequeño Gecko Verde Lodge Samara

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Hotel El Pequeño Gecko Verde and receive a full refund?
Yes, Hotel El Pequeño Gecko Verde offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Hotel El Pequeño Gecko Verde cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Hotel El Pequeño Gecko Verde?
As of Apr 21, 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Hotel El Pequeño Gecko Verde on May 1, 2021 start from $77, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Does Hotel El Pequeño Gecko Verde have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.
Is Hotel El Pequeño Gecko Verde pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Hotel El Pequeño Gecko Verde?
This property doesn't offer parking.
What time is check-in at Hotel El Pequeño Gecko Verde?
Check-in is from 3 PM - 7 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Hotel El Pequeño Gecko Verde?
Check-out is at 11 AM.
Does Hotel El Pequeño Gecko Verde provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle.
Where is Hotel El Pequeño Gecko Verde located?
Situated near the beach, this lodge is within 1 mi (2 km) of Buena Vista Beach and Samara Beach. Carrillo Beach and Guiones Beach are also within 12 mi (20 km).

Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 12 out of 18 reviews
5 - Excellent 67%
Rating 4 - Good. 5 out of 18 reviews
4 - Good 28%
Rating 3 - Okay. 1 out of 18 reviews
3 - Okay 6%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 18 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 18 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Amazing stay
Just perfect. Surrounded by nature and very clean. Amazing
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Exactly what we expected. It was nice being away from the hubhub of town. Bed wasn’t super comfy.
Stayed 3 nights in Jan 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great Place to Stay in Samara!!
We had a great time!!! The place is so cozy and friendly we would return again in a heartbeat. The breakfast was delicious and the staff was so helpful when booking surf lessons for us. It’s far enough from Samara Beach to be quiet, but close enough to get there in an under 5 minute drive.
Stayed 3 nights in Jan 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Fantastic Stay in a Jungle Oasis
We had a fabulous stay at El Pequeno Gecko Verde, it is a true jungle oasis! Our kids, ages 5 & 7 loved the walk through the jungle to the secret beach and the pool was the perfect way to cool off in the afternoons. My son especially loved the banana milkshakes! The location was perfect for us, lovely and quiet, a 5 minute walk to Buenavista beach for sunset and about 10 mins walk down the street to a the bakery/soda . We enjoyed being out of town and had a car if we wanted to go into town for dinner. Muriel & Fabrice made us feel very welcome, their breakfast was delicious! We will definitely be back, hopefully sooner rather than later!
Stayed 4 nights in Nov 2019

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