We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
02/07/2017 03/07/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    La Kukula Lodge

    Playa Chiquita, Puerto Viejo 73000, Costa Rica | Carretera a Manzanillo, km 6, Puerto Viejo 73000, Costa Rica, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 7300, Costa Rica
    Save
    Savings alert: 45% below average rate
    Best prices for your stay
    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
    1 room
    • 1 room
      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
        • 0 children
          US$129
          US$124
          Great Deal
          US$129
          US$124
          Traveller (293)
          Room & Suite (209)
          Pool & Beach (34)
          Hotel Banana Azul
          1,441 reviews
          #1 of 12 hotels in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
           
          Le Cameleon Boutique Hotel
          641 reviews
          #1 of 3 hotels in Cocles
           
          Cariblue Hotel
          1,014 reviews
          #8 of 12 hotels in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
           
          Caribe Town
          541 reviews
          #1 of 8 B&Bs / Inns in Cocles
           
          Overview
          • Excellent86%
          • Very good10%
          • Average2%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible1%
          Travellers talk about
          Free Internet
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Family Rooms
          Multilingual Staff
          Private Balcony
          3.0 Star Hotel
          All hotel details
          Hotel Banana Azul
          1,441 reviews
          #1 of 12 hotels in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
           
          Le Cameleon Boutique Hotel
          641 reviews
          #1 of 3 hotels in Cocles
           
          Cariblue Hotel
          1,014 reviews
          #8 of 12 hotels in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
           
          Caribe Town
          541 reviews
          #1 of 8 B&Bs / Inns in Cocles
           
          {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null}
          Rooms
          2 Jul3 Jul
          |
          1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
          Standard Room
          Getting you more information on this room
          Free Cancellation
          Best Price
          per night
          Select
          Show available rooms for La Kukula Lodge
          Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 4 partner sites to see rooms from US$124.
          We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Puerto Viejo de Talamanca hotels with availability
          Standard Room
          Getting you more information on this room
          Free Cancellation
          Best Price
          per night
          Select
          {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["ROOM_GRID_HSX_BACK_TO_CONTROL","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_POST_BOOK_LOGIN_CTA","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_POST_BOOK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "7ec2b9d4641b4c37aefff69899115e5c", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":1440163,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[61850375],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":2,"month":7,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":3,"month":7,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":124,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"7ec2b9d4641b4c37aefff69899115e5c","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":129,"lowestMetaPrice":124,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":129,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":129,"lowestMetaPrice":124,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":129,"hotelName":"La Kukula Lodge","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjdlYzJiOWQ0NjQxYjRjMzdhZWZmZjY5ODk5MTE1ZTVjIiwiQUlLIjoiZTlkZWE1YjVkM2M1NGIxZGFjNjBiNzQwZjNjOTNhOTAifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "02/07/2017", "checkOut": "03/07/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$124", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {"61850375":"BookingCom"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","moduleList":["handler"],"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","dust":{},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","moduleList":[],"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
          Write a Review
          Reviews (386)
          Traveller rating
          Traveller type
          Time of year
          Language
          There are newer reviews for La Kukula Lodge See the most recent reviews

          11 - 15 of 386 reviews

          Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

          My boyfriend James and I loved our stay at the lodge! Being a huge animal lover I was in my element here, we saw plenty of sloths, frogs, monkeys and gorgeous butterflies all within the property. We stayed in the king suite and were really...More

          Thank Claire M
          Reviewed 25 February 2017

          Pepo and Sonia are excellent hosts. The staff are all so friendly, helpful and afficient. Breakfasts are so tasty...home made bread and jams, amazing juices, good coffee and super omelettes. Yet it is the amazing wildlife that is such a bonus. Sloths live in the...More

          Thank cfredman2016
          Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

          A wonderful ecolodge away from the hustle and bustle of Puerto Viejo. Hosts Pepo and Sonia could not have been more welcoming and helpful. Accommodations were lovely (keeping in mind it is an eco lodge not a luxury hotel). So well suited to the area....More

          Thank Deborah D
          Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

          I stayed here with my mother for five nights. What an amazing place and a highlight of our trip! The wildlife you will see on the property is one of its selling points...monkeys, sloths, toucans, frogs...they have it all. Makes you feel as if you...More

          1  Thank MDChief
          Reviewed 12 January 2017

          If you want to be away from the crowd this is a great spot. We loved the food and the hospitality in addition to the wildlife in the trees right by our porch. One morning during a fantastic breakfast we watched two sloths climbing in...More

          Thank Staci E
          Hotel Banana Azul
          1,441 reviews
          #1 of 12 hotels in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
           
          Le Cameleon Boutique Hotel
          641 reviews
          #1 of 3 hotels in Cocles
           
          Cariblue Hotel
          1,014 reviews
          #8 of 12 hotels in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
           
          Caribe Town
          541 reviews
          #1 of 8 B&amp;Bs / Inns in Cocles
           
          About
          Awards & Recognition
          GreenLeadersSilver level
          Certificate of Excellence
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Free Internet
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$107 - US$247 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 8
          • Reservation Options
          • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotels.com, Booking.com, Expedia, Orbitz, Travelocity, Hotwire, Cheap Tickets and Priceline so you can book your La Kukula Lodge reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
          • Location
          • Costa Rica >
          • Province of Limon >
          • Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
          • Also Known As
          • La Kukula Hotel Puerto Viejo ,
          • La Kukula Lodge Costa Rica/Puerto Viejo De Talamanca
          Add Photo Photos
          Traveller (293)
          Room & Suite (209)
          Pool & Beach (34)
          Dining (10)
          Hotel & Grounds (258)
          Bathroom (10)
          Family and Play Areas (1)
          Nearby
          Hotel La Costa de Papito
          670 reviews
          3.30 km away
           
          Hotel Shawandha Lodge
          467 reviews
          .14 km away
           
          Le Cameleon Boutique Hotel
          641 reviews
          2.18 km away
           
          Cariblue Hotel
          1,014 reviews
          3.56 km away
           
          Hotel Yare
          35 reviews
          2.78 km away
           
          Nearby Restaurants
          Pura Gula
          329 reviews
          .48 km away
          Alice Ice Cream Bar
          257 reviews
          .27 km away
          Diwo Restaurant
          82 reviews
          .42 km away
          La Casita Azul
          118 reviews
          1.39 km away
          Nearby Attractions
          Caribe Horse Riding Club
          310 reviews
          1.55 km away
          Finca Tierra
          9 reviews
          1.35 km away
          Playa Chiquita
          305 reviews
          .60 km away
          The Prancing Pony
          11 reviews
          .24 km away
          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          APVinhas
          Hi i'm staying in La Kukula with a friend at the end of May, how far is it from Puerto Viejo? And is it easy to go in and come back at night from Puerto Viejo? Any bars nearby the Logge? Many thanks
          30 March 2016|
          Answer
          Response from kukula_lodgeCR | Property representative |
          Hello: Yes, it is very easy. If you are to get to PV at night we call a taxi for you (about US8 and 10 minutes). During the you can use bike and public bus too. There are bars and restaurants nearby. See "transportation" in... More
          0
          Votes
          david e
          How far is the Lodge from the beach on foot??
          19 November 2015|
          Answer
          Response from kukula_lodgeCR | Property representative |
          Hello David: La Kukula Lodge is about 5 minutes walk to the beach through a nice jungle path.
          0
          Votes
          Room Tips
          "We got the King and suites package, which gave us some drinks and two dinners."
          Read review
          "You sleep in the middle of the jungle,with the sound of animals and insects,incredible!"
          Read review
          "I'd say all rooms are great, you're in the middle of the forest!"
          Read review
          "Casa Kukula is terrific for families who need a little extra room, or even couples who would enjoy the..."
          Read review
          Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
          Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing