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Nature Observatorio

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Address: El Arbol road 2 km North, Manzanillo 70403, Costa Rica
Phone Number:
+506 8628 2663

This treehouse is suspended from a tree

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My group of 6 women did a half day hike with Peter and his wonderful volunteers. He took us on a jungle hike up to a high point where he built his amazing fully suspended... read more

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21 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My group of 6 women did a half day hike with Peter and his wonderful volunteers. He took us on a jungle hike up to a high point where he built his amazing fully suspended treehouse. Peter is very passionate and articulate in explaining the primary forest we were in and how precious it is. He knows it so well... More 

1 Thank aquasoul
Baden, Austria
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80 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

You have got to see it, it is one of the 100 things on the bucket list. Peter is very dedicated to his primary forest and knows a lot about it. If you can, spend the night on top. Bring a Jacket for the night, great view!

Thank Muskatela
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23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Absolutely loved staying at this place. I found it months before our trip and was really looking forward to it. It did not disappoint. You walk through the rainforest to get there, then rappel up into the treehouse. So much fun. Loved the design and construction of how it is built. The whole experience that Peter and Jason provide is... More 

Thank Travel_Addict001
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

I can't think of any better place in the world to be than the heart of the nature itself. What I must say is that you can never feel homesick or alone up there in the treehouse because it just makes you feel connected to your own heart and the heart of the nature as well. My experience with the... More 

1 Thank Tereza S
Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 February 2017

We had an extraordinary nature experience at the Amazing Treehouse and Nature Observatorio in Manzanillo, Costa Rica! Guided by designer and builder, Peter Garcar, we were given an expert tour of the jungle on a short hike through gorgeous primal rainforest. Then we arrived at the amazing treehouse which was built without nails and is a site to behold in... More 

1 Thank PVgal2017
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

This was one of the best experiences in my life staying at the Amazing treehouse. Very unique and adventurous. Thank you Peter for the this great experience and the tour.

Thank Svetpat
Hamilton, Bermuda
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

This was my fifth visit to Nature Observatorio. Every visit is different and very fulfiling. You see different animals literally every day, the jungle is always full of surprises. Peter, Jason, Misa and Felix are the best tour guides ever, they will explain you everything about the jungle during the hike and point out rare little frogs, snakes and other... More 

Thank Risiak
Province of Limon, Costa Rica
1 review
Reviewed 19 January 2017

I agree with all of the superpositive reviews in here. As with every treehouse, a stay in one releases your inner child and brings you closer to nature. Of course there are many more treehouses in Costa Rica, but it feels like the Observatorio in Manzanillo is the only one I've seen so far that is truly living up to... More 

Thank krisdseg
Bratislava, Slovakia
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2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

One of the most amazing experiences of my life. To go into the jungle with Peter Garčár who knows rainforest for 16 years as his own hand and knows about plants and animals everything and can talk about it hours. Climb up to the rainforest & eco & friendly tree house at 25 m he has built. Spent the night,... More 

Thank KatkaRemka
Prague, Czech Republic
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Amazing beautiful nature. Good morning with screaming howler monkeys, small jumping frogs and very nice view far far away

Thank Adam D

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