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Leaves and Lizards Arenal Volcano Cabin Retreat

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We stayed at Leaves and Lizards for three nights in March 2017 with our three kids, aged 12,10 and 6; what an amazing experience! To wake up in the jungle canopy, greet the toucans sitting in the tree outside your window, enjoy the outdoor shower stall, go for yoga, then wander through the grounds to a beautiful breakfast overlooking the...

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Broadmayne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Our family of 6 stayed here for 4 nights. We were looked after very well. Stayed in heloconia cabin which was good value and spacious. Loved the pool, great views, loved the horse trekking day.. the experience was wonderful. Food was much better than we expected. Organic, interesting and great vegetables. My only criticism is that it would be good...

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Atlanta, GA
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Took the Family here for 4 nights a couple of weeks ago. Had a tremendous experience. Accommodations: We stayed in the Congo room and it was amazing. You wake up in the morning with a stunning vier of the Arenal Volcano. Beautiful porch to read and hang out. You have a choice of an indoor or outdoor shower...Outdoor shower has...

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Debbie L, Owner at Leaves and Lizards Arenal Volcano Cabin Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Cats....>**< It was a pleasure to have you stay with us. I really enjoyed working with your daughter too! What a beautiful experience we can create when we include horses as our partners. Your kind words and comments are important to us. Best to you all... Debbie and Steve and Staff

Canton of Vaud, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place is set in a very beautiful area between forest and fields with no noise outside of the lively nature. The view from the room and restaurant is stunning. There are plenty of horses and chicken as well as a pork and a cow which make the joy of the kids. We did the horses walk (you must do...

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Debbie L, Owner at Leaves and Lizards Arenal Volcano Cabin Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Delphine, thank you for your comments and suggestions. We are so glad to hear you found our location and experience at Leaves and Lizards to be enjoyable. A few things to note regarding your suggestions that could have made your stay more satisfactory: The coffee pot in the room heats water for tea and there is a microwave, the...

New Hope, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in the Hobbit House for 4 nights. The room is build like a cave with a wall of windows looking out on the Volcano. It has a queen bed and bunk beds that my kids (10 and 13) loved! We didn't rent a car so it was very nice being in a room so close to the restaurant...

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Debbie L, Owner at Leaves and Lizards Arenal Volcano Cabin Retreat, responded to this review

Maria, Thanks for your comments! We are so happy to have had you stay with us! We appreciate the opportunity to provide a memorable experience for you and your family. I'll pass on to your comments to our staff! They are always pleased to know they lived up to expectations! Pura Vida, Debbie and Steve

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at at Leaves and Lizards for 4 nights with our 4 children. The staff was amazing, food was delicious, tours fun and educational....the pool was beautiful (kids swam every evening while parents enjoyed a drink!) Everyone from our transport drivers to horse guides were professional, fun and engaging. We highly recommend a visit.

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Debbie L, Owner at Leaves and Lizards Arenal Volcano Cabin Retreat, responded to this review

Lovell, Thank you for taking the time to tell the world about your experience at Leaves and Lizards! We loved hosting your family! I think the horses are still 'talking' about how great your kids did with them! Hasta Luego! Debbie and Steve and Staff

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent four nights at Leaves and Lizards with our 7-year old son. I cannot speak highly enough about the excellent staff, the natural beauty of the surroundings (and birds!), and the delicious meals with many local and fresh ingredients. Before we even arrived in Costa Rica, the staff were very helpful in answering our questions and assisted in arranging...

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Thame, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To be honest, we had such a wonderful week at Leaves and Lizards that I wondered if I would wake up and find out it was just a dream! When you first glimpse Arenal Volcano, you know you are somewhere really special. Debbie and Steve have put so much into making this venue so perfect, from the individual cabins, all...

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Debbie L, Owner at Leaves and Lizards Arenal Volcano Cabin Retreat, responded to this review

Beth, thank you for your kind words! Your feedback lets us know our retreat continues to evolve and provide personalized experiences that meet the needs of our guests. It was a pleasure to have you! Sincerely, Debbie and Steve

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family had an amazing time at Leaves and Lizards. This is a special place. We wondered if it was worth the car ride but it was. We stayed in the monkey cabin and loved the view and out door shower. The horseback ride to the private waterfall was the highlight.

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Debbie L, Owner at Leaves and Lizards Arenal Volcano Cabin Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this review! Debbie and Steve

Lexington Park, Maryland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't think about eloping, just do it!! And do it at Leaves & Lizards! We stayed in the Butterfly Villa and it was phenomenal. Breakfast made to order every morning, the best views, the rain on our roof at night, the cows at the pasture in the morning, the quiet, all of the wildlife... our trip was amazing. Oscar really...

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Debbie L, Owner at Leaves and Lizards Arenal Volcano Cabin Retreat, responded to this review

Brittany, thank you so much for trusting us to provide you with a once in a life time experience! I know the staff felt like family to you and created a memory that sealed the love you have for each other. Best to you both! Debbie and Steve

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This secluded resort is located on 26 acres with spectacular viewing of the Arenal Volcano near La Fortuna. Enjoy the panoramic vista of Arenal and Cerro Chato from a hammock on your porch or from your comfortable, orthopedic, queen sized beds with Egyptian cotton sheets. Meals prepared using locally grown ingredients at the Lava Lizard on-site dining facility. Guests are invited to help with daily 'chores' on this working farm. Milk a cow, collect eggs for breakfast or groom a horse. Enjoy private horseback riding, professional guide service, on site spa and 2 km of on site nature trails. The vision at Leaves and Lizards is to create the perfect blend of adventure, discovery and tranquility for each guest. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Leaves and Lizards Arenal Volcano Cabin Retreat

Address: Meters South Of Super Kiki 500, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 21012, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
Price Range: €252 - €253 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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Also Known As:
Leaves And Lizards Arenal Volcano Cabin Retreat Hotel La Fortuna De San Carlos
Leaves And Lizards Arenal Volcano Cabin Retreat Costa Rica/La Fortuna De San Carlos
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#1 Top resorts Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#5 Green Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#5 Family Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#5 Romantic Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#8 Business Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
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“they are all great...but some are closer to the Pool and Dining”
aujmk, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“If you don't have a car, you may prefer to have a cabin nearer the restaurant if you want to avoid a steep walk.”
BethBennett01, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All of the rooms have fantastic views and are very private with outdoor showers (as well as indoor ones).”
  • Volcano cabin
  • View from the Coco cabin
  • Porc
Tramath, 31 Mar 2017 | Read review
“views, horses, chickens, rainforest”
TraceyLazorik, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Hobbit House is cool, although there's something for everyone!”
BushmasterCostaRica, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
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