Camping Maria | Established Campground

Costa Rica


Last Visited: about 1 month ago
GPS: 9.744947, -82.854107
Altitude: 0.0 masl
Place Website:


Electricity: No
Wifi: Yes - Average
Kitchen: Yes
Restaurant: No
Showers: Cold
Water: Yes
Toilets: Yes
Big Rig Friendly: No
Tent Friendly: Yes
Pet Friendly: Yes
Sanitation Dump Station: Unknown

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The price per night is 5.000. colones per person. Kitchen with gas stove, grill available, two newly constructed bathrooms with large showers, wi fi, parking, oceanfront. We have electricity in the common areas, but do not offer for large camping rigs, as we do not have adequate supply in campground.
The property is very clean, quite and safe. We can park up to ten cars but Tent top vehicle parking is only available in our lot by the rancho. Since they use two spaces it limits our space. There is no parking in front of the beach area, it is for tent campers, bur everyone has full use of our facilities.
Due to many problems we DO NOT accept Pets

Whatsapp +506 6342 5328.


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Wir hatten eine wunderschöne Zeit beim Camping Maria. Das ganze Grundstück ist so wunderschön, der Garten so toll gepflegt und überall fliegen bunte Vögel, Schmetterlinge, Kolibris usw. Sogar Faultier konnten wir auf dem kleinen Trail zum Strand aus nächster Nähe beobachten. Maria ist unglaublich herzlich und kümmert sich mit so viel Engagement um ihre Gäste. Wir haben verschiedene typisch Costa Ricanische Gerichte von ihr gelernt mit frischen Zutaten aus dem Garten. Alles in allem 100% empfehlenswert!! Wir kommen bei unserem nächsten Besuch in costa rica wieder. Felix und Anna

Very friendly owner Maria and her husband run this camping right on the sea. There’s a natural pool; lots of shade and plenty of flowers and trees and wild life. Maria is super helpful . She made mango marmelade and it was delicious. 2 showers and toilets and communal kitchen with ranchito. Room for 2-3 campers only, reet is tent camping. Crc10000 a night for camper.

We are open, and from time to time we may be out for dinner, but you can always send a whatsapp, as I carry my cell for that purpose.

Whatsapp +506 6342 5328

The best camping from the east coast. Maria is a very lovely woman who is super enthousiastic. Camping space for cars/vans is limited.

We found the place and there was nobody. We called the number 2 times but nobody was there. Also the garden was quiet and looked closed.

We arrived here around 3pm and Maria wasn't in. Managed to explain to her children in our very basic Spanish that we wanted to camp in our van.

Garden is beautiful, with frogs and hummingbirds, would be great for overlanders with tents but unfortunately you can only park the van on their driveway so you feel a bit overlooked. $15 per van seemed a little expensive for a driveway...

Nice campground! We could park our rooftop tent at the parking. The garden is beautiful and the services are basic but nice.

The price wasn't too clear for us, so we negotiated with the young guy. I think we've paid 5000 colones for 2 nights.

we stayed here 3 nights, it was great! Maria's garden is beautifully with peppers, coconuts, banana's, Small oceans pool to dip in and loads of wild life. we saw sloth's, hummingbirds, frog's, tucan.
the facilities are ok, bit old but all work.
maria and her husband are very friendly and helpful.
if your looking for a place to chill and recharged from wild camping this is a great place!

very nice place to stay. Maria and Don are very friendly. Beautiful garden in front of the ocean with slots , monkeys, birds and butterflies.
We paid 5000 colones per person.

Nice and friendly campsite, beautiful at rocky coast with natural pool. Warm shower and little kitchen with fridge. Ask Maria were the sloth. Close to a few restaurants. We walked from here to the Cahuita Park

We stay here 2 nights and is was great. Shower and toilets are OK, they is also a kitchen and a big table to chill.
The garden on the beach is so nice!

No animals aloud anymore. We have 2 cats. We turned around and went to the reggae bar and asked around for safety and everybody seemed chill! 8$/night at the bar

Real nice campground in walking distance to Cahuita and the National Park. Maria, the owner, is very friendly. She had a baby sloth in care and a lot of animals are around.

Photos of camping areas,Attaching some recent photos as the garden has been replanted and new trails from parking, kitchen area to tent sites.

Beautiful campsites in front of the ocean. The price is 5,000 colones per adults 12 years up. There is limited parking for camper SUV.......6 spaces, but most guests arrive by bus.Property is fronted by coral, but soft sand beach is 2-3 minute walk.

Camping Maria’s was excellent! 5000col p/p/p/n: We stopped here for 2 nights in our 4x4 with rooftop tent. There are cold basic showers, communal toilets and a shared kitchen with all the basics. Maria herself is lovely and talkative, offering fresh chillies and mangoes from the garden. If you have a tent you can camp down by the ocean. Only a short walk from Cahuita - would recommend the national park hike here too .. just watch out for capuchins!

A beautiful spot to stay a couple of nights. We stayed for 3 nights, 10000 colonnes per night for the 2 of us with car with rooftop tent.
You could use the covered place to cook and eat your breakfast/lunch/dinner.
Very kind owners.

Maria is a very nice person. We stayed there for 4 nights and really enjoyed the place.
Maria cleans every day.
10000 colones per nights for 2 adults, free for the children.
Internet works fine.

Clean Campsite with two showers, full kitchen wifi, limited parking, ocean front

Enjoyed our stayed with Maria, Don (American) and the sweet dog Manchas.
It is better for tent camping as the further back on the property you go it’s beautiful. Hammocks, tables, landscaping. The “big” rigs and camper vans camp in parking area which can get tricky if multiple vehicles. They were very nice and made room for us.
Their area of beach is gorgeous but rocky. However you walk two minutes to soft, black sand beach.
The kitchen with cooking supplies, stovetop and fridge were really nice. The covered tables were especially nice since it rained a lot. Showers typical and cold. Internet worked well.
Potable water! They even test it.
Paid 10,000 colones per night for 2 kids, 2 adults.

Great campsite, Maria is a really good person, she opened us at very late hour! We pass a great time here

We spent a night staying at Maria's camp ground before we cross the boarder to Panama. It's actually the yard of Maria's house with some facilities like kitchen and bathroom. The location of the camp ground is good, very close to the beach. The facilities are very very basic, and the yard to park the car is actually pretty tiny (with maximum 4-5 cars). When we arrived, there were already 4 cars there, the owner was able to squeeze us into their yard but as we blocked his car, he told us we need to get up next morning before 8 so that he could get out.

However, the next day we got up very early in order to let him pass but he didn't go anywhere for the entire morning. And the owner was cutting wood all morning making some big noise which is a little bit annoying when you would like to relax a little bit on the beach.

So generally an ok place to spend a night or two, but we don't feel like to spend more time here.

great place. we paid 5000pppn for adults. gorgeous quiet location. easy walk to town. we stayed over a week. Don and Maria welcoming and helpful. recommended.

Great campsite! Its a big garden at the rocky beach, with hammocks and Nice sitting areas. There’s a kitchen outside with a big table to have a beer or eat. Maria is a great host, she opened a coconut with her manchete for us and we were more than welcome to use all kinds of herbs and peppers from te garden. We feld really welcome!!

Beautiful campground with kitchen and two gas stoves, refrigerator, sink, two bathrooms with showers, wi fi. Several tables throughout, natural pool for swimming, hammocks for your enjoyment. Price per person per night is$8.00. We have a few tent rentals and the cost is $9.00 per night per person. Bicycles for rent at $7.00 (only for customers).

The price per night is $8.00 or 4,500. colones. Kitchen with gas stove, grill available, two newly constructed bathrooms with large showers, wi fi, parking, oceanfront. We have electricity in the common areas, but do not offer for large camping rigs, as we do not have adequate supply in campground.
The property is very clean, quite and safe.

We walked over here from Regae Bar to check it out as we really wanted power. It's pretty small right now as they're building something. No to power offered as they claim too expensive. didn't stay here.

We ended up staying two nights as we visited the Cahuita NP, which is in walking distance from the campground (admissiom by donation). They have small but clean outdoor kitchen as well as a cold shower and a toilet. The Wi-Fi is really good as well. We told Don that we only have a small fridge in the back of the car so he was okay with plugging in. Do and Maria were both very nice and friendly hosts. We felt very safe. We payed 8000 colones/16$ per night for 2 people. Don said the price is not negotiable.

Super chill spot on the ocean. not a ton of space for more than 3 or 4 vehicles. our rig is 27ft long and 3.5 meters high and it was cozy maneuvering to get it in. you park in the small parking lot and there is a nice outdoor kitchen and table area with wifi immediately behind the parking area, so it's like an extension of your rig. no electrical plug-in allowed but there is electric in the kitchen / lounge area. the wifi is fine if it's just one or two campers. even fast enough for netflix! the beach is all rock/ coral so pretty to look at but not to walk on. lots of shaded spots for tents and pet friendly. overall a nice chill spot if you can handle no electric plug in. owner seemed very much nice and sane when we were here.

It does not get any better than this place, friendly host, Ocean pool, crushed Coral pathways, right on the water, kitchen, tent friendly, good Wifi, toilets, cold showers, it's got the lot. Walking distance to Cahuita. Planned on 2 nights, tore myself away after 7 nights. You will be sorry if you don't give this place a go

checked in here to visit the tree of life sanctuary in the am and sloth sanctuary. 8 per adult and kids free. beautiful garden spot beach front for tents also has platform areas with hammocks we privately used since we camped with our van. lovely place!

Still a great place, Maria is a little loopy, but a lovely person. We got free coffee each morning and random food that she made too. There is electricity,,but she goes nuts if you plug in, and whatever you do, dont rearrange the furniture! gardens are beautiful, a great place for tents. She wanted $8pp, but were were going to leave at that price so she dropped it to $5pp. Stayed 5 days.

Lovely little campsite. just enough room to get our 25 foot RV in the car park. Nice pitches for tent camping. walking distance to Cahuita and local bars and restaurants. no electricity, water via a tap but cannot connect hose to it. reasonable but patchy WiFi. recommended.

I was welcomed by Maria very warmly. The camping actually looks like a big garden on the waterfront. Really cool. Behind closed gate. I paid $10 a night for a car with rooftoptent. Comes with private seats under a shade, kitchen, grill, clean toilet and shower. Wifi staid on at night because I asked. Really nice place.

Nice place, quiet, good host. Problem is she randomly turns off Internet and water. But she also brought fresh fruit and coffee to the van every morning. Worth the visit, we stayed 5 days.

Closed when we stopped by. Called by phone as well and no answer.

Beautiful camping area and kitchen. Bathrooms are fine, fast wifi. Owner is a bit crazy but lovely and even told us to help ourselves to fruit from the trees, she charged us $7 each per night. If you want electric hookup she charges $2 more.

Owner was kiffing al the time and shouting in the Morning. 7$ per Person and Night. 4$ for electricity. It was not allowed to fill up our domestic Tank. We dicided to leave as soon as possible.

Beautiful, beside a rocky beach, walkable beach 100 m away. Full kitchen, play room with books, pool table, guitar. Weary of dogs but she really liked our Canadian poodles.

PROS: Beautiful campground full of fruit trees and flowers steps away from the beach, one of the friendliest camp hosts we’ve met yet, fast free wifi, electric hookup included, private bathroom for overlanders, covered hangout area and kitchen sink, free coffee delivered to your camper every morning, short walk into Cahuita center, super friendly camp dog – CONS: Toilet doesn’t flush when water pump is turned off (this happens several times a day and overnight), internet is turned off every night – 7 USD/person/night – TIP: Go to Pizzeria Cahuita. You can thank us later.

Secure parking and camping area right on the ocean. Bathroom, cold water shower, grill, kitchen area, wifi, nice common area with pool table.

Price: $12/night.