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Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge

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“waterfall hike”(32 reviews)
“other guests”(22 reviews)
“howler monkeys”(26 reviews)
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Beachfront
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Airport Transportation
Family Rooms
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3.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Expecting a Club Med type resort? You're going to be very disappointed. Coming here because you want to stay at a "green" hotel with minimal impact? This is your place! We inundated this hotel with 18 family members celebrating my mom's 80th birthday. The efforts...More

Thank Steve E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nicuesa was a nice stop on our tour of Costa Rica. With the beach right on the property it was easy to set up kayaking and paddle boarding trips. We saw tons of dolphins at the end of our trip on the boat ride back...More

Thank knobchouck
Response from NicuesaLodge, General Manager at Playa Nicuesa Rainforest LodgeResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your glowing review of Nicuesa Lodge. We're so glad you got to see a sloth! The nocturnal sounds of the rainforest show us just how much life is out there in the world. Especially on or around the full moon, nightlife in...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I had an excellent four nights at the lodge, which is set on the edge of the sound and surrounded by jungle. The guides and staff are extremely knowledgable about the wildlife and we saw a lot of it, including all four...More

Thank Bryan B
Response from NicuesaLodge, General Manager at Playa Nicuesa Rainforest LodgeResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We enjoyed having you and your wife stay with us. And we are thrilled you love the beauty of our natural world ... it really is quite special. Thank you for your compliments and we hope you...More

Reviewed 15 October 2017

Nicuesa Lodge was the most amazing experience of our lifetime. Everything about it was phenomenal. Fantastic service, food, and lodging. The wildlife and bird life was exceptional. We went whale and dolphin watching, fishing, snorkelling, kayaking through a mangrove, hiking and swimming in the warm...More

Thank CarolynBen
Response from NicuesaLodge, General Manager at Playa Nicuesa Rainforest LodgeResponded 16 October 2017

We loved having you stay with us at Nicuesa Lodge. Thanks for your wonderful review. We are thrilled that we met and exceeded your expectations! We look forward to your return visit.

Reviewed 22 August 2017

My family had a fantastic 3 nights at Nicuesa. Our room was surrounded by dense jungle and every evening felt like an adventure as we listened to the noises of the rainforest. The eco lodge made my family really appreciate the natural environment away from...More

Thank ruppeerola
Response from NicuesaLodge, General Manager at Playa Nicuesa Rainforest LodgeResponded 29 August 2017

We are really happy to hear how much you and your family enjoyed your stay with us. And we are pleased we were able to share with you the appreciation of our jungle home -- a memorable experience to be sure. We love the big...More

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GreenLeaders Platinum level
Certificate of Excellence
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Beachfront
Restaurant
Breakfast included
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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US$376 - US$647 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#2 Green Hotel in Golfito
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Golfito
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$376 - US$647 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Green Hotel in Golfito
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Golfito
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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kraejohnson
15 October 2017|
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Response from bookluver | Reviewed this property |
As the earlier reviewer said there are outlets. I was there in late June which is rainy season and by the night it cools down. Many evenings were warm but not uncomfortable for sleeping. I had some of the best sleeps as I... More
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TTWLG
16 January 2017|
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Response from NicuesaLodge | Property representative |
The 24-hour solar electricity system at Nicuesa Lodge cannot handle the surge of a blow dryer. As in all of Costa Rica, we have outlets that are compatible with U.S. standard plugs/electrical appliances, so you may charge... More
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Nikki G
30 November 2016|
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Response from NicuesaLodge | Property representative |
The average temperatures in June are in the high 80s F (30 C) during the day, and in the mid to low 70s F (24 C) at night. We have ceiling fans in all of our rooms, which also let in plenty of fresh air, for temperature... More
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"There are cabins and a 4-unit building. All a pretty private, but the cabins are ideal for families."
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"Cabina Perezoso feels quite remote but that added to excitement. Bit of a squeeze with its double bed and..."
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"We were in the top floor of the mango guest house which had a glimpse of the water and up in the trees."
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"secluded rooms"
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