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The Zancudo Lodge

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$622*
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our group of four just returned from Zancudo Lodge after 5 days of fishing. The fishing was very good. We caught many different species with big fish including marlin (250 lbs.), yellow fin tuna (100 lbs.), cubera snapper (40 lbs.) and rooster fish (50 lbs.). Beyond the fishing, the service was terrific. Chalbert and Goldine went out of their way...

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Fresno, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having stayed at Zancudo Lodge a number of times, it just feels like our home away from home each time we go back. From the moment we arrive to Goldine's friendly greeting and Chalbert's welcoming tropical drink, to the time we sadly have to leave, everything is done to make us feel welcome and pampered. The personal and cheerful service,...

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Reviewed 6 April 2017

We just had our first day of fishing for Marlin and it was unbelievable. Not only do you stay in a piece of paradise, the service and team at the Lodge are fantastic. But, the game changer for me was I will now officially consider myself a fisherman. I am hooked. This was my first time deep water fishing but...

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Zancudo
Reviewed 29 March 2017

This review is to highly recommend and compliment the Lodge for having an excellent lunch. I spent my birthday lunch with my family and a friend and we could not have asked for tastier food, attentive and friendly service and a beautiful venue. A special thanks to Cook, Chalbreth, Keilor and Goldine for creating an oasis in the jungle. I...

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gmuff, Owner at The Zancudo Lodge, responded to this review

All of us appreciate your great review! Thank you for choosing our restaurant as your birthday venue and we are so happy and proud to be a part of your celebration. We hope to see all of you again soon.

Pully, Switzerland
Reviewed 14 March 2017

As far as the staff, the service, the cleanless of the well furnished rooms and the variety of the exquisite menus are concerned, it was AMAZING. We could easely give 6 STARS instead of the actual 5 STARS. In addition, the quietness of the location with its nice pool, the proximity of the wide beach as well as the choice...

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gmuff, Owner at The Zancudo Lodge, responded to this review

We are privileged to have been chosen as one of your hotel stays in Costa Rica! We realize that you have a choice to visit any Lodge in the world so we are humbled by your wonderful comments. Thank you and we hope to see you back here in the near future.

Tarpon Springs, FL
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We have been to Zancudo Lodge several times. This time was just like all the other times - beautiful and comfortable. The Lodge is always improving (not sure how Goldine and Gregg do that!), with every detail tended to. To that end, I'd like to give a shout out to the great Service Staff at Zancudo: Ryan - A friendly...

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gmuff, Owner at The Zancudo Lodge, responded to this review

We're so happy that, after so many years, you and your husband are still returning to visit us in our little corner of paradise! We will continue to strive towards making every trip fresh and exciting in all aspects; for you at the hotel and for your husband at sea! We deeply appreciate your continued patronage and all of us...

St. Petersburg, Florida
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Fish, Eat, Drink, Relax, and Repeat. This is a great experience overall, whether you want to fish, relax or do both. The resort is beautiful and offers very nice accommodations, from the open air dining experience to the beautifully appointed and comfortable rooms. The food is amazing, offering a great variety of cuisine over the course of your stay. The...

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gmuff, Owner at The Zancudo Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for considering us as a bucket list experience! The entire staff's goal is to offer the best service to all our guests and we are so happy that you enjoyed your stay here. We hope to see you both again in the near future!

Boca Raton, Florida, United States
Reviewed 17 February 2017

My family and I just finished our third trip to the Zancudo Lodge, and once again, it did not disappoint. The attention to detail from the owners and staff at this property is excellent. I traveled with my two young sons, my parents, and some friends. Part of our party spent three days fishing, while others went on several hikes/nature...

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gmuff, General Manager at The Zancudo Lodge, responded to this review

Wonderful having you all back again and we look forward to many many more years of great experiences and memories. We hope you enjoyed yourselves as much as we loved hosting your family and thank you again for your continued patronage!

Reviewed 9 February 2017

My wife and i spent 5 days at Zancudo Lodge late Jan. It was superb on all fronts, and the team of staff were as good as anyone could hope for...Goldine, Charlber (sp??), Ryan...sorry i can't remember them all, but they were just great. the lodge and the catering are as good as anywhere in the world. Gregg is a...

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gmuff, General Manager at The Zancudo Lodge, responded to this review

It was entirely our pleasure and we are so happy that you and your wife enjoyed yourselves during your stay with us. Thank you so much for your review and we hope to see you both back at the Lodge in the near future!

New Jersey
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Just returned from Zancudo and it not only met our expectations, but exceeded them! From the moment we arrived at the dock, we just knew that we were in for something special. Goldine and Gregg have not overlooked one detail. Everything is beautifully done and our stay, from start to finish was amazing! My husband and his fishing buddies had...

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gmuff, Owner at The Zancudo Lodge, responded to this review

WE cannot wait for you to return! We're very glad that we met your expectations and are so happy to know that you enjoyed your time at the Lodge while your husband and his friends were out fishing. We hope that you will consider visiting us again in the near future and muchas gracias again for the very kind words!

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Spa
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Zancudo Lodge is surrounded by the beauty of Costa Rican wildlife, verdant tropical foliage and is located beachfront. Ideally bordered by the Pacific Ocean and the Rio Coto river, we offer our guests the perfect setting for an idyllic vacation accompanied by your choice of a variety of thrill seeking activities. Our guests can choose amongst a list of popular sports such as world class surfing, standup paddle boarding, premier catch and release sport fishing and kayaking or a variety of day tours indigenous to the Golfo Dulce such as a visit to a botanical garden and a wildlife sanctuary, oceanfront horseback riding or a zip-line canopy flight through the rainforest. Those guests who prefer to enjoy the tranquility of the resort can spend time relaxing by the pool, taking a stroll in our tropical fruit garden, playing a game of bocce ball on our regulation court, receiving a deep tissue massage, practicing yoga or pilates in the open air or simply relishing the vastness of the Pacific Ocean from the privacy of our Zancudo Beach.Our brand new public space houses an elegant fountain reception area, gift shop, 3 lounge areas, a fine dining restaurant (seating capacity 40), bar (seating capacity 16) and a state of the art kitchen. On the second floor, there is a game lounge complete with a widescreen TV viewing area, pool table, shuffleboard table, card table, foosball and a massage relaxation room with an outdoor shower. On our property, our guests will also find beautiful tropical gardens, green houses (with our own organically farmed product), our own Lodge marina located on the Rio Coto (where all guests are greeted with a VIP service of a welcoming drink and cold towel), a salt water pool and palapa lounge area and open air beachfront platforms (for exercise, lounging, etc). ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Zancudo Lodge

Address: Playa Zancudo, Golfito 60701, Costa Rica (Formerly Zancudo Beach Resort)
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Golfito
Price Range: €174 - €277 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Zancudo Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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Also Known As:
Zancudo Beach Hotel Golfito
The Zancudo Lodge Costa Rica/Golfito
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“Sunset drinks are a must too if you are in Zancudo”
aliveincr, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms are quiet, comfortable, and have all the amenities that you need.”
572chads, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Order a margarita... they make a great one!”
78wesleyj, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“They are all wonderful, Just tell them what you need and they will direct you to what that looks like”
randyhY4449PT, 26 Dec 2016 | Read review
“book more days then you think cause you will not want to stop fishing !!!!!!”
TrentL342, 23 Dec 2016 | Read review
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