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Leaves and Lizards Arenal Volcano Cabin Retreat

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Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 12 March 2012

Stayed in the Monkey Cabin at L&L. Steve and Debbie have developed a wonderful retreat. Yes, the roads to L&L are terrible but once we arrived, it was obviously well worth the trip. Beautiful surroundings, reasonable, delicious and home-cooked meals. Friendly and helpful staff. Stay here if you into: horseback riding, birding, tropical landscapes, hiking, volcano views, fresh, organic food...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 11 March 2012

My family stayed here in the Hummingbird Hacienda and we loved everything about it. It was remote and peaceful, yet you could socialize with other guests in the beautiful open-air dining room (the food was fantastic!). It was out in the middle of nowhere, yet there was so much to do AND we didn't need to rent a car to...

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London
Reviewed 11 March 2012

Can't recommend this place highly enough. The owners and staff do everything in their power to give you a great stay. We stayed in the Heliconia House and loved it. We had our own personal rainforest haven in the back garden--we had to dart around hummingbirds to make our way across the porch! And we were perfectly located for easy...

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Jacksonville, Florida
Reviewed 5 March 2012

My family and I recently stayed at this resort. What a beautiful place to visit. The owners did everything to make our stay wonderful. The resort is located miles off the main highway making it a peaceful resort surrounded in tropical lush and birds. The staff was so accommodating and friendly to all. The food was always fresh and top...

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Vienna, Virginia
Reviewed 4 March 2012

We were traveling with two children (3.5 and 5) and Deb was great finding activities that would be fun for adults and kids. The kids got a chance to collect eggs, milk cows, feed pigs, and socialize with the horses (the girls just weren't old enough to go on a ride...maybe next time). We headed to Eco Thermales for our...

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1Thank Maggie W
Wainwright, Canada
Reviewed 3 March 2012

We stayed a Leaves and Lizards for the first 4 days of our Costa Rica trip. We had great food, good sleeps, fabulous fellowship with other guests, etc. Steve, Debbie and all the staff were very friendly and helpful. I would recommend staying here to anyone.

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london
Reviewed 25 February 2012

Before arrival I was slightly apprehensive of how we would find Leaves and Lizards, whether the whole experience would be bit full on, especially with the 3 nights minimum stay. I shouldn't have worried, everything positive that people have written about it was true, we had a truly memorable stay. Steve and Debbie have succeeded in creating a very special...

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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 23 February 2012

We did a three nights stay there from February 7 to February 10, in the Coco cabin. The resort is at some distance from the La Fortuna and this guarantees absolute quietness. All sightseeing and attractions are at a short distance. From your bed and from your balcony, you see and hear the jungle and the Arenal volcano. The room...

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Seattle
Reviewed 20 February 2012

What a wonderful trip here (was March 2011), but just wanted to add to everyone else's reviews. We stayed in the Mariposa (butterfly) cabin for 3 nights)--wonderful lush atmosphere. It rained pretty hard the first night, but the rest of the stay was fine, a little overcast but to be expected in this climate. Great breakfasts, a wonderful relaxing component...

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New York
Reviewed 20 February 2012

This is truly one of the most beautiful places I've ever seen! Leaves & Lizards is somewhat tucked away but it's worth the little extra drive. I would strongly suggest a 4 wheel drive to handle the rugged gravel roads. We stayed in the Tucan cabin and the accomodations were absolutely fabulous; we even found fresh milk from their cows...

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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: €126 - €315 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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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 Romantic 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
#8 Business Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
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“We stayed in the Toucan Cabin and although it is a bit of a rocky walk to and from the main common area, the view is definitely worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles TheNern, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Hobbit House has a great view of the volcano and is very private”
 of 5 bubbles nezd2016, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“I think three of the cabins have outdoor showers--a really really nice amenity!”
 of 5 bubbles burkburk, 12 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Only one lodging at L&L as A/C. Book the Hobbit House for it's convenient location and unique construction.”
  • Private waterfall accessible by horseback and small hike
  • Arenal volcano from the Hobbit House
 of 5 bubbles BarbaricDerek, 7 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms seem great- book based on the # in your party”
 of 5 bubbles KrazyKarla, 30 Jul 2016 | Read review
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