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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 22 February 2016

By no means, should you be disappointed with a reservation here. However, it does little to stand out in our opinion. It is clean, the décor very appealing and the layout/carpentry amazing. What my wife and I felt was the place lacked was the personal touch that is so prevalent at many other hotels/lodges in PV. It was hard to...

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Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 12 February 2016

Pepo with his amazing team makes La Kukula Lodge a complete jungle experience. It's very hard to find more dedicated staff, everything is done so easily and effordlesly. Surrounding jungle lives and breaths around you, all you have to do, is to lay down and enjoy. Each bungalow has it's own privacy. Healthy breakfast varies every day, and was very...

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Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

La Kukula Lodge is in a great location just a few meters from one of the most beautiful beaches in Costa Rica, Playa Chiquita. The lodge is a hidden place not far from the main road, where you can find some restaurants and a shop. Also some bike rental places are around. The main street is very quiet which makes...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 February 2016

We stayed at casa Casa Kukula although we were only 3 people and the house comfortably sleeps 9. It was totally worth it! there are 2 bedrooms on the ground floor which have a double bed plus a single bed each. They share a bathroom and are quite dark. The other bedroom upstairs is very nice and airy with a...

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

We absolutely loved our stay at la kukula! We only stayed two nights, wish we could've stayed longer! The owner was very welcoming and extremely helpful, as were all the staff we encountered. Breakfast was delicious, especially the fresh fruit to start. The beach was just a short walk across the street, and really beautiful. Bike rental is very close,...

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1Thank Rebecca S
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

We only stayed there for one night, but we should have stayed there longer as it was a wonderful experience! Nice and tidy rooms with an amazing shower in the middle of the jungle :) Lot of wildlife to see. Owners and staff were really friendly. Breakfast was great!

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

Really friendly people and really pretty lodge with the best shower in the world! Breakfast was really good and they have a other breakfast every da. Owners are both working serving the guests. They have 2 small kids really cute.

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 9 January 2016

To wake up in this beautiful lodge hearing the jungle sounds all around and being surrounded by gorgeous exotic trees and flowers is indeed paradise. And three days is not enough! Pepo and his team work tirelessly to answer all questions, help with everything from booking cabs, and activities to walking around to help us find the sloths. They are...

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Thank Julie K
Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 8 January 2016

Way late on this review.. we stayed at this little gem in March of 2014. Pepo and his beautiful family were so warm and welcoming, they even gave us a lift to town. The open air room we had was perfect. A peaceful sanctuary In the middle of the jungle! We loved our hammock on the deck and We loved...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 4 January 2016

We got to Kukula after driving 10 hours and what a welcome.One of the owners welcomed us warm smile and gracious.The next few days it just got better and better .The mornings is a healthy breakfast and delicious.The attention giving to us was spectacular.I would come back and recommend to others.Pura Vida

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Internet
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
La Kukula Lodge is situated in Playa Chiquita/ Puerto Viejo, next to Refugio de Vida Silvestre de Gandoca-Manzanillo and Cahuita N.P.Built in 2008, La Kukula Lodge follows the principles of sustainable architecture and only plantation wood (teak) has been used in its construction. With its tropical-contemporary style, the bungalows blend naturally with the wooded surroundings: an ideal location to enjoy the flora and fauna the region has to offer. A simple path system running through the garden links each bungalow, the “rancho-bar” and the swimming pool. There are only 8 rooms available, all are very spacious and airy, with their own deck, fans, bathrooms and hot water from a hybrid solar/electric system. All rooms have fantastic views from private terraces onto the sylvan garden. ... more   less 

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Address: Playa Chiquita, Puerto Viejo 73000, Costa Rica | Carretera a Manzanillo, km 6, Puerto Viejo 73000, Costa Rica, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 7300, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Price Range: €115 - €256 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — La Kukula Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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La Kukula Hotel Puerto Viejo
La Kukula Lodge Costa Rica/Puerto Viejo De Talamanca
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“Casa Kukula is terrific for families who need a little extra room, or even couples who would enjoy the greater privacy.”
 of 5 bubbles 415kirstenm, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are good”
 of 5 bubbles 756eliezerr, 4 Jan 2016 | Read review
“private bungalow is worth the extra for more privacy”
  • deck area
 of 5 bubbles AHA2006, 14 Dec 2015 | Read review
“the house was very nice,just be wary on the room layout (see review)”
 of 5 bubbles madshigginson, 9 Nov 2015 | Read review
“All rooms were beautifully set in the rainforest. We could not see our neighbors at all.”
 of 5 bubbles lorrainek477, 19 Jun 2015 | Read review
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