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Selva Bananito Lodge

24.9 km from Cahuita centre
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
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San Pedro, Cahuita, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 18 August 2016

Selva Bananito is incredible. My wife and I stayed there for two nights on our honeymoon, and we had a blast. The owner is a great person with a strong passion for conservation and eco-tourism. We highly recommend Selva Bananito for anyone who is interested in exploring the rain forest in an authentic way. The food was excellent, the guides...

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3Thank Greg R
Mexico City, Mexico
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Best place we stayed in. Personally, best place I´ve ever stayed in. The people that work here are incredible as well as the owner. The experience is huge. Great work they have been doing towards a big sustainable development. Do not lose the chance to stay here. No wifi because it becomes totally unnecessary.

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Thank Imanol M
south notts
Reviewed 10 May 2016

This is a delightful rustic lodge at the foot of the Talamanca Mountains on the edge of beautiful primary rain forest. The owner, a very much 'hands on' Jorgen, is a great enthusiast for conservation, sustainability and eco-tourism. The bungalows are well appointed, comfortable and airily open to the surrounding natural habitat; you will see hummingbirds feeding only a few...

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Thank SouthNottsMagpies
Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 7 May 2016

The lodge is place up a little mountain in the middle of the jungle. The whole property is owned by a German family in second generation. Aim is to protect the area as a natural reservation. The tours you can do there are amazing, the ranger have a huge knowledge about the area, animals living there, everything. The housing is...

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Thank abalexanderboehm
Derbyshire, England
Reviewed 6 May 2016

Wonderful food, candlelit dinners. Lovely lodges, especially enjoyed the hammocks. Loved the 4 hour horse ride (we are not riders). Saw wilderness, birds, wild animals in primary and secondary forest. Didn't want to leave

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Thank lorriemarc
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 April 2016

Selva Bananito is quite a rustic place in terms of the rooms - with little electricity and being completely open to nature - that's what makes it so awesome. However, Jergen has managed to subtly add so much class and luxury with little touches, that i would class this as luxury living in the jungle! Staying here was a unique...

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Thank Kate L
Munich, Germany
Reviewed 3 April 2016

I have been there already several times and it is without doubt my most favorite place in Costa Rica. Peaceful and beautiful - I can leave all my worries behind and just enjoy the stunning tropical rain forest. Bird watching from the hammock, tours during the day and fireflies in the evening with the delicious dinner - it just never...

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Thank marisi2016
Reviewed 20 January 2016

Thank you to the people of Selva Bananito for making our Honeymoon a dream come true! This place is one of a kind and a must stay if you find yourself on the Caribbean side of Costa Rica. We can't say enough about the staff at Selva as they are truly amazing people doing amazing things. Throughout your stay at...

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Thank Matthew G
Boiling Springs, North Carolina
Reviewed 11 January 2016

A true back to nature experience. We stayed 3 nights and thoroughly enjoyed our visit. Our daughters (21 and 23) shared a cabin and my husband and I had another one. Each cabin had plenty of privacy but wonderful views of nature. Each cabin also has hammocks for your daily "hammock tour". While we were there the lodge celebrated its...

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Thank Linda Ann T
Münchenbuchsee
Reviewed 24 December 2015

We stayed two nights at the lodge which we can recommend. The commitment of the lodge to ecology is impressive, and you can learn a lot about nature conservation. The rooms a simple and clean an offer everything you need, inclusive a great balcony. The food also is good. To get into the rain forest, you have to walk a...

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  • Breakfast included
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Additional Information about Selva Bananito Lodge

Address: San Pedro, Cahuita, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Cahuita
Price Range: €77 - €140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Selva Bananito Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Best view & activities”
 of 5 bubbles 740desireeb, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“View of the preserve is amazing from the hammocks on your patio deck.”
 of 5 bubbles MelissaJeff2015, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Does not really matter - but on the top of the hill you could maybe have the best view.”
 of 5 bubbles abalexanderboehm, 7 May 2016 | Read review
“Superior Cabinas are spacious and the view is breathtaking”
 of 5 bubbles marisi2016, 3 Apr 2016 | Read review
“The far back cabins had the best view of forests!”
  • mosquito nets over each bed
  • rooms cleaned and beds made each night
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  • Open rooms with two hammocks on balcony
 of 5 bubbles heatherhI6189NG, 30 Jun 2015 | Read review
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