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Heliconias Rainforest Lodge

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Overview
Southeast Of the Bijagua Highschool 3 km 3 km southeast of the Bijagua Highschool, Bijagua de Upala 21304 Costa Rica See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Family Rooms
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Didn't stay at the Lodge but visited with a tour group to do the trail by the lodge. The lodge - Trails are in a beautiful setting. The trail took about 1 hr 15 minutes in the Rain-forest setting. There is some effort involved (hiking)...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank sd2travel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent two nights in one of the stand alone cabins. We were initially concerned about no screens on the windows and no ceiling fan in the room, thinking it may be too warm at night. But it cooled off nicely after the sun went...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank MGG56
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend this great day trip. We used Costa Rica Best Trips for transportation and guides from Andaz. We stopped off at a beautiful waterfall, Llanos de Cortez on the way to Heliconias Rainforest (2 hanging bridges) and then to the Finca Verde (ecofarm). Heliconias...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank DaisyLisa
Reviewed 13 May 2018

We enjoyed walking the trail over a couple of hanging (suspension) bridges. Nice for birdwatching. The rooms were so-so but they did have ceiling fans and electricity. Showers were nice. Meals in the main building were simple but very good. Sounds like a new administration...More

Date of stay: April 2018
1  Thank garybirder
Reviewed 7 May 2018

About 5 months ago a new family took over the management of this lodge and are quickly renovating and making improvements. Their commitment to the environment and the maintenance of the trail system is evident in the wonderful wildlife that surrounds the property. The handing...More

Date of stay: May 2018
1  Thank JannelleMTV
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About
Description
Welcome to Heliconias Rainforest Lodge a magnificent unspoilt tropical destination set in the foothills of Tenorio Volcano close to Rio Celeste in Northern Costa Rica. Located between Miravalles Volcano and Tenorio More Volcano, our eco-lodge offers spectacular views over the town of Bijagua and Nicaragua Lake offering you the opportunity to enjoy eco-tourism and nature. Here you will find a quiet and peaceful atmosphere that provides an opportunity to explore the incredible biodiversity in over 73 hectares of rainforest in our protected private reserve which adjoins Tenorio Volcano National Park. Completely owned and managed by Costa Ricans we are proud to be pioneers of tourism in the northern plans region, engaging in eco-tourism for over fifteen years. We are committed to sustainable development and provide opportunities of employment and development for members of our community whilst sharing our knowledge and traditions with visitors from all over the world. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Free Internet
Airport Transportation
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
10
Price range
US$93 - US$158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Heliconias Hotel Bijagua De Upala
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Heliconias Rainforest Lodge Costa Rica/Bijagua De Upala
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Bijagua de Upala
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
10
Price range
US$93 - US$158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Heliconias Hotel Bijagua De Upala
,
Heliconias Rainforest Lodge Costa Rica/Bijagua De Upala
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Bijagua de Upala
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Traveller (75)
Room & Suite (21)
Dining (2)
Pool & Beach (2)
Family and Play Areas (2)
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tstuckey62
21 April 2018|
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Response from whereivewandered | Reviewed this property |
As of January 2019 there are 3 hanging bridges. The hike will take you around 1.5-2 hours if you don’t stop, but if you stop to enjoy the hanging bridges and take lots of bird photos it will be more like 2.5-4 hours. The... More
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Stephanieb30123
2 March 2018|
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Response from flanderific | Reviewed this property |
You could arrange a tour. Also, email or call the Heliconias Lodge as they were very helpful and knowledgeable about how/what to do. You could arrange a drop off.
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Room Tips
"The suites have great views of the valley and Niceragua lake when it's not raining or cloudy!"
_Michelle_3162
19 Jan 2018
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"Garden bungalows are beautiful and surrounded by nature!"
jessicacZ1113TW
19 Aug 2017
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"Only went on the Nature Trail"
Perek24
20 Nov 2016
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"Avoid any cabana on stilts ... the floors are wood with large gaps between the planks allowing all sorts of..."
FibroJo
3 Oct 2016
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