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    Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge

    Parque Nacional Piedras Blancas, Golfito 1000, Costa Rica
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Reviewed 26 December 2016

    We have just left Playa Nicuesa and my only regret is we didn't stay longer. If you want a completely different experience I cannot recommend this Eco lodge more highly. The food is delicious, and I loved the communal eating, especially in the evenings, and...More

    Helpful?
    Response from NicuesaLodge, Owner at Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge

    We are thrilled that you had such a wonderful time at Nicuesa Lodge! And we are pleased you took advantage of so many of our activities. The Jaguar House is indeed very special for accommodations, right by the beach. We look forward to your next...More

    Reviewed 4 August 2016

    Had spend 4 nights over there, in the middle of the rain forest.. so beautiful, so remote, so calm. A very conscious place about environment also delivering messages about the planet. The staff is very friendly and helpful, and many activities can be organized (don't...More

    Helpful?5  
    Response from NicuesaLodge, Owner at Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge

    Thank you very much for your review and we are so happy you had such an outstanding time with us! We are pleased you enjoyed yourself. Just a note to other travelers reading, the private cabins have folding doors that you can leave open or...More

    Reviewed 24 July 2016

    This is a beautiful eco-lodge on the shore of Golfo Dulce, across from the Oso Peninsula. You get there by a half-hour boat ride--the hotel staff picks you up from Golfito. All the staff are knowledgable and highly attentive. The lodge has beautiful gardens and...More

    Helpful?5  
    Response from NicuesaLodge, Owner at Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge

    Thank you for your very generous review. We hope you can come back to visit us, and convince your family that the humidity and bugs are all part of experiencing the amazing nature you find in a real rainforest. :-)

    Reviewed 19 July 2016

    No matter how long you stay you will wish it was longer. The meals are a gift, lodging wonderful, tours and amenities superb. We went very early June, avoided any crowds anywhere and this place in like a small fantasy island! Tour area in the...More

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    Response from NicuesaLodge, Owner at Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge

    We love sharing our "heaven on earth" with guests like you! Your beautifully written comments fill our hearts with satisfaction. We are so happy you loved your time at Nicuesa Lodge. Great travel tips, too! We hope you can visit us again sometime.

    Reviewed 31 May 2016

    I just spent two nights at Playa Nicuesa and my only regret is not staying longer. I went with a friend and although we packed a lot into 2 days, there was much more to do! We arrived in the early afternoon and were greeted...More

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    Response from NicuesaLodge, Owner at Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge

    We're glad you enjoyed your visit to Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge, which actually is a private rainforest reserve. You definitely need to come back! Two days is too short for all of the fun things there are to do here, not to mention relaxing. :-)...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Beachfront
    • Restaurant
    • Breakfast included
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Room Service
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Room Service
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$343 - US$489 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
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    Dining (15)
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    TTWLG
    I read that you cannot use hair dryers. Are there any styling products you can plug in other than hair dryers? Is there a maximum wattage or voltage that is allowed?
    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
    What are the average temps on June and are mosquitoes a problem? Thank you.
    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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    Gary K
    Air conditioning? And What are the average temperatures in march/April? Thank you
    16 July 2016|
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    Response from NicuesaLodge | Property representative |
    Our guest who has visited us 3 times answered perfectly. Temperatures in the day are in the high 80s to low 90s F with high humidity, and in the mid to low 70s F at night. We have ceiling fans in all of our rooms, and the... More
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    "Individual lodges best for wildlife, group lodges good for socialising"
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    "All cabins are great. We were in Tuscan and loved it. With one shuttered door pulled closed we had total..."
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    "Own cabin or room are equally gorgeous"
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    "Jaguar is large for a family or two couples with children"
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