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Lucky Bug B & B

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2 km W of Rio dos Bocas, Nuevo Arenal 5717, Costa Rica
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Lucky Bug B & B
Ranked #2 of 10 Nuevo Arenal B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Redwood City, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

My friend and I were luck enough to visit Costa Rica this last April, and we had the most divine lunch at the Lucky Bug! First off, the place is adorable even from the road and the entry is most enchanting! When we were there, there was an amazing amount of tadpoles in the pond! Wish I could have been... More 

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LuckyBugCostaRica, Owner at Lucky Bug B & B, responded to this review

Thanks so much for nice review. Yes, everyone seems to like the view from the restaurant and I am so glad you love the food. Hopefully the recipe I sent you worked for you. Hope to see you again soon. Pura Vida, Monika More 

Playas Del Coco
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

If your looking to see the true beaty of Costa Rica then go stay at the Lucky Bug. It has all the Birds,Plants right outside your window. Want to take a walk in the Jungle or a canoe ride on private pond it is here. I tried my luck at fishing and caught some nice size rainbow bass and I... More 

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LuckyBugCostaRica, Owner at Lucky Bug B & B, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review and I am glad you had a good time at my B&B. You have given me an idea to try to get that huge fish you are talking about, but if are coming back, I will hold off. Thanks again. We have been going down each night after we close the restaurant and feeding... More 

Playa Hermosa, Cartago, Costa Rica
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

I live in the Pacific NW region of Costa Rica but I picked up friends in San Jose that were visiting from the States. I wanted to show them differrent parts of the country so we toured around the Central Valley and ended that part of the trip in the Arenal area. We stayed at the Lucky Bug on recommendation... More 

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LuckyBugCostaRica, Owner at Lucky Bug B & B, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your nice words about my property. I have been wrestling with whether or not to provide internet access in the rooms. As you may know, there is internet at the main house which is close to the B&B and also at the restaurant and gallery. However, that would mean you would need to sit outside... More 

West Kelowna, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

If you are lucky, and get to stay at LUCKY BUG B & B then you should consider yourselves VERY LUCKY indeed. The rooms are comfortable and spacious. The food in the restaurant is great and the Owner, Monica will make you feel so welcome that you will not want to leave. She is also a wealth of information on... More 

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LuckyBugCostaRica, Owner at Lucky Bug B & B, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. I try to keep the rooms fresh by rotating the decorations periodically. Please come back to see us and we appreciate your business. Thanks, Monika More 

Tampa, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

We've been to Lucky Bug many, many times over a period of years, and it's still one our favorite places in all of Costa Rica. Our thoughts and descriptions of the B&B, the restaurant, and the art gallery always center around words like peaceful, harmonious, charming, pretty, cheerful, colorful, fun...we just always feel happy and contented there. Each room in... More 

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LuckyBugCostaRica, Owner at Lucky Bug B & B, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your nice review. We now have a virtual tour on our website that takes you through the gallery, restaurant, and all the rooms. It is interactive and we are very proud of it. Hope you come again soon to stay at the Lucky Bug. Pura Vida, Monika More 

Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

If you are ever in the Nuevo Arenal area you need to stop at Lucky Bug! To start with the restaurant and shop have the best foo, and the shop has so many beautiful hand made art pieces that I was just in ah of the place. So many nice things to buy for friends back home. Then the Bed... More 

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LuckyBugCostaRica, Owner at Lucky Bug B & B, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review and am glad you enjoyed the gallery and room that overlooks the private lake. I look forward to your next visit to Lucky Bug and Caballo Negro Restaurant. Monika More 

Key West, fl
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

My husband and our 2 year old daughter stayed at the Lucky Bug Hotel and had a wonderful time. We saw a blue jean frog and a lot of beautiful birds (my husband is a new birder) the day we got there. Monica did a wonderful job decorating and landscaping. It is a magical place.

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LuckyBugCostaRica, Owner at Lucky Bug B & B, responded to this review

So glad you guys had a good time. People love walking in the rainforest at our property and see lots of animals and birds. Thanks so much for your nice review and please come see us again on your next trip to Costa Rica. Monika More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013 via mobile

The Lucky Bug is truly a unique place. It offers picturesque lodging, beautiful one of a kind hand made art, great food and a wonderful host. Monica is as welcoming and friendly as she is talented. So wether it's lodging nestled between a fish filled pond and the RainForrest, a great meal, great shopping or wonderful conversation, the Lucky Bug... More 

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LuckyBugCostaRica, Owner at Lucky Bug B & B, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your nice review and choosing the Lucky Bug for your stay. I am now considering doing more special occasion dinners based on the success and good times your family had here. We all enjoyed ourselves, so not only did I prepare the food for you, but I also enjoyed socializing with you guys as well.... More 

Clewiston, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

We have been going to Costa Rica for the last 10 years and our trips would not be complete without a trip to the Lucky Bug. We have watched Monica's family, gallery, and bed and breakfast grow over the years. It truly is a MAGICAL place to be. I LOVE to stay at the Bed and Breakfast and hear all... More 

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LuckyBugCostaRica, Owner at Lucky Bug B & B, responded to this review

Thank you Julie for your kind words. I especially enjoyed preparing the meal for you guys. Your family is so cordial and fun to be around, and I am so glad you chose The Lucky Bug for your trip. Hope to see you next year again. Monika More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013 via mobile

We have known Monica for the better part of a decade. The lucky bug is an amazing place to stay, and the food she prepares is amazing! It is one of the things we look forward to during our trips to Costa Rica. If you miss this stop you are only cheating yourself.

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LuckyBugCostaRica, Owner at Lucky Bug B & B, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your nice review. It is always nice to see all of you and we always seem to have a great time. I enjoyed preparing the dinner for you guys and socializing. It was great fun. You guys are great guests and I am looking forward to the next time you come to Costa Rica. The... More 

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Address: 2 km W of Rio dos Bocas, Nuevo Arenal 5717, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Nuevo Arenal
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Lucky Bug B & B Costa Rica/Nuevo Arenal

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