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Nature Observatorio

#2 of 16 things to do in Manzanillo Features Animals
El Arbol road 2 km North, Manzanillo 70403, Costa Rica
+506 8628 2636
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Amazing beautiful nature. Good morning with screaming howler monkeys, small jumping frogs and very... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2017
Adam D
Prague, Czech Republic
Treetop Housing in the Jungle

This place is the most unique place I have ever seen. You will never forget your time here. Jason... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2016
Dustin O
Lloydminster, Canada
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El Arbol road 2 km North, Manzanillo 70403, Costa Rica
+506 8628 2636
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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
Reviewed 15 November 2016

This place is the most unique place I have ever seen. You will never forget your time here. Jason is very witty and a great guide. The jungle comes alive after dark. Enjoy the sounds.

Thank Dustin O
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Definitely place 'Once in a lifetime must see'. Wonderful experience of true nature and pure air ! In the middle of the jungle but still with ocean view at the horizon. About 40 minutes hike and little climbing challenge :) however, once on top, ended...More

Thank Palo D
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Everything about this adventure was wonderful, from the 45-minute hike through the jungle to the treehouse, to the rope-climb up, to hanging out high in the tree, to the climb back down and the hike out. Peter and Jason are excellent hosts. They explained everything...More

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Reviewed 14 September 2016

If you are in the area, the overnight at Nature Observatorio is a MUST! It was definitely the highlight of our trip. My boyfriend and I decided to stay one night in the tree house which is suspended 80ft up! If you choose this activity,...More

Thank monatravels24
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Peter and Jason were extremely helpful. They were very encouraging and patient getting us up into the tree house. There house was beautiful, just as expected. Spending the night on our own in the jungle was a real adventure. Hoisting our lovely evening meal up...More

Thank Sue C
Reviewed 11 August 2016

This trip was a highlight of our grandson's tour of Costa Rica. He is 9. He went up the tree with his father and his only regret was that we hadn't booked for him to stay the night there. He remembered every word Peter said...More

Thank Gymnotus
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

What an amazing experience... one that we'll never forget. You are truly close to nature on the way to and from, and certainly when in, the treehouse. On our hike to and from the treehouse, we saw three types of poison dart frogs (and even...More

Thank CJ555
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Our family of 6 (aged 6 - 46!) visited peter's treehouse today and had a awesome time. We walked through the rainforest for about 45 mins and saw poison dart frogs, monkeys, butterflies....then we arrived at the treehouse which is an amazing structure and fascinating...More

Thank 221Vjs
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

My wife booked this adventure and I had no real advanced knowledge of what lay ahead. We met Peter and his guide at a local bar in Manzanillo and he drove us 10 minutes into their jungle. From there, we donned his very useful rubber...More

Thank Mickey M
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17 April 2016|
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Response from coco-nut59 | Reviewed this property |
Peter is pretty good in answering his email in timely manner, but try again. You could also see his listing on Airbnb,you kinda tell the availability through the calendar.
29 December 2014|
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Response from Tracey B | Reviewed this property |
David,I think you would need 2 hours each way to be on the safe side.I don't know if you would manage it however you could e-mail Peter who owns and runs the observatory,you need to be mindfull that you hike through primary... More