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Towson, Maryland
Reviewed 1 week ago

We just had a wonderful 6 night trip with two other families and our boys (ages 9 and 12). The resort is teeming with birds, monkeys, and animals of all sorts. The staff is equally amazing - they quickly learned our large group and were so helpful with dietary restrictions, food preferences (including for picky children), and suggestions for activities....

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the wonderful opportunity to celebrate our 50th Wedding Anniversary at Lapaloma Lodge with our two children and four grandkids (6-12 years old). Our experience couldn't have been better in all regards. Summed up by our 12-year-old grandson: "This was magical."

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Advance, North Carolina
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful trip into Drake Bay to explore the Osa Peninsula. The staff here was extremely helpful & took care of every detail that we had. Extremely pleased with the staff, especially Pablo, who was attentive to our group. Everyone knew our room number, names, & what we would be drinking after the first day. It was country club level service...

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Needham, Massachusetts
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in cabin 3, the best view for the sunset, according to the staff and I believe it. Amazing. Every. Single. Night. And the waves...wow the Pacific is loud here. We heard monkeys on our roof too at night. The boat ride getting to the hotel had us excited before we even got to Drake Bay! We stayed three...

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Bainbridge Island, Washington
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just getting to La Paloma is an adventure and our entire family loved everything: our room with amazing 360 views, the weather, the beach, the food, the people, the tours available, the other guests, the walk to town, the staff, the birds, and vibe of Costa Rica. I want to go back today!

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Bethesda
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We returned happily to La Paloma after our first visit 25 years ago. Although there are significant changes, it was absolutely as wonderful as our first visit. Now the rooms are more enclosed, but still include great open porches to view birds and many rooms are ocean view. Although there had been a room reservation "snafu" when we arrived, they...

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Thank MDTraveler44
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a terrific out of the way destination. Stunning location. Marvelous and personal service. Excellent food. Lots of possible activities. Sits on a bluff above the Pacific. Toucans, sloths and spider monkeys are outside your unit. A short boat ride from the fascinating Corcovado Park. We stayed for three nights and it wasn't enough. We're going back.

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3Thank David S
Acton, Massachusetts
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have stayed in quite a few lodges around the world and La Paloma was amongst the best. Everything was perfectly organized. We were picked up at the Drake bay airstrip by Delfins the taxi driver, driven to the shore for our five minute boat ride across the bay to the lodge. We were welcomed beatifully on arrival with a...

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3Thank MikeBirdman
Lansing, Michigan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I spent four nights and had an excellent experience. From the time we arrived, we were treated to attentive, friendly service, delicious cuisine, amazing views from our room and dining area, and interesting excursions. We enjoyed dining "family style" with travelers from all over the US and Europe, sharing stories and swapping travel advice. Our day trips...

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Asheville, North Carolina
Reviewed 20 February 2017

This was Mindfulness Travels second retreat at La Paloma Lodge. Our group experience at the Lodge was excellent. The service, excursions, cuisine, attention to the details, and our personal needs, were attended to with warmth and expertise. Our retreat was 7 nights, each day was as great as the previous one. Our guides were experts in knowledge, and the staff...

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La_Paloma_Lodge, Guest Relations Manager at La Paloma Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Linda, As always, it was an absolute pleasure welcoming the new Mindfulness group this January. I am so happy to hear that everything went as planned and that the participants thoroughly enjoyed themselves. It was a wonderful experience for our staff as well to be able to join the yoga or meditation classes. It made us feel like one...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We have outstanding views of Drake Bay and the Pacific Ocean from our Lodge. Our standard rooms are large and include a private bath and an ocean view balcony. Our ranchos are one and two-story private cabins that also offer balconies with stunning ocean views. They hold up to 6 people and are very spacious. Some are equipped with a bathroom on both the upper and lower level, and are suitable for families or two couples traveling together. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Paloma Lodge

Address: Drake Bay, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Drake Bay
Price Range: €259 - €324 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — La Paloma Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
La Paloma Hotel Drake Bay
La Paloma Drake Bay
La Paloma Lodge Costa Rica/Drake Bay
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Drake Bay
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Drake Bay
#3 Family Hotel in Drake Bay
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“Villas 6 and 7 were great! Near beach & away from the lodge for peace & quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles TheHolcomb10, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We had room #1....lovely and amazing views and sound of the surf!”
 of 5 bubbles kathleenflood65, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Adk about ocean views vs obstructed views”
 of 5 bubbles MDTraveler44, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are excellent!”
 of 5 bubbles LindaCJ5747EG, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“One story deluxe rancho with ocean view. We had the last unit, I think No. 7. Very quiet, nice deck.”
 of 5 bubbles Cartledge, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
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