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Gandoca-Manzanillo Wildlife Refuge, Manzanillo 506, Costa Rica
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Congo Bongo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is the second time we stay at the fabulous Long House, one of several rental homes available at Congo Bongo. Barely 1Km from Manzanillo and a bit over 10 from Puerto Viejo, it has easy access to restaurants, beaches, supermarkets and the world-known refuges of this area. The houses are fully appointed for extended stays. We have a full... More 

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Paraiso, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My stay at Congo Bongo was excellent. The resort is lovely and surrounded by beautiful nature, flowers and animals. Also the beach is a must see. This place is paradise! thanks Daan, Marisol and Masai

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Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our 2 week stay in the Dream House at Congo Bongo was absolutely fabulous! From the minute we arrived to the last day of our stay, the experience was one of total relaxation and utter amazement of our surroundings. The houses are all open air, providing a wonderful sense of the jungle and nature you are surrounded by. Not a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I thought that Congo Bongo was a great place to be, they had good beaches and jungles you can enjoy.One of the greatest things there are the amazing houses.they are so close to the beach you can walk there with your family.I thought it was a great place to be on a vacation.

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Lansing, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our stay at Congo Bongo. The Caribbean Coast of Costa Rica is much less developed than the Pacific and, in places, can actually be pretty rough. But the area around Congo Bongo is beautiful. The resort is in the jungle itself, which is a great setting. The walk to the beach is private, beautiful, and very interesting.... More 

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Oostvoorne, Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A beautiful park covered by big trees, flowers and plants. The birds are really fantastic, colourfull, howlingmonkees in the trees aswell as sloths, parrots and a lot of all kinds of animals known for the nature in Costa Rica! Close to a beautiful sandy beach, with diving opportunities and snorkling! A beautifull place with friendly hosts and fine services! Els... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Our stay in Dream Deluxe House at Congo Bongo was unforgetable. Two weeks relaxation in a wonderful house in the middle of a mangrove forest. Fully equipt, clean, beautiful and with a personal touch. We didn't see or hear the neighbours, altough they where there. Every house as his own private spot. Within about 100 steps you are at nice... More 

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Velp, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

First time I visited Puerto Viejo and Manzanillo was 21 years ago, and today I still keep coming back to this area to experience the athmosphere I fell in love with a long time ago. Where do I stay when I'm returning .......at Congo-Bongo offcourse!! Why? It's the best place there is. Extreme intens nature experience, comfortable wooden houses surrounded... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

10 days of bliss. Just the two of us in one of the most perfect settings, no kidding! Highly suggest taking the white water rafting trip the day you are to arrive at Congo Bongo. Transportation from San Jose to white-water to Congo Bongo was the best way to go. You don't need a car, really. Bikes on the property... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

My wife and I spent 10 wonderful days at this little gem nestled alongside the Caribbean coast in a remote village of Manzanillo. Daan, Marisol, and there family have thought of every detail to make your visit to this truly magical village, safe and comfortable. endless hours of Sloth watching while relaxing in the hammock. beautiful gardens and landscape. countless... More 

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Address: Gandoca-Manzanillo Wildlife Refuge, Manzanillo 506, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Manzanillo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Congo Bongo Hotel Manzanillo
Congo Bongo Costa Rica/Manzanillo

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