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Lapa Rios Ecolodge Osa Peninsula

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Osa Peninsula, Cabo Matapalo, Costa Rica
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We loved this place. We stayed for 6 nights and so had time to try out most of the activities and sitting by their beautiful pool area. Considering the logistics and the length of our stay we were very pleasantly surprised by the quality and choice of food. Best of all though is the wildlife, whether on a guided walk... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our goal for our trip to Costa Rica was to experience the rainforest at a place that had great food, good accommodations for a family and was accessible to beaches and outdoor activities. Lapa Rios exceeded each goal we had and then some. The food was incredible. Surprisingly incredible. The service was perfect. Everyone is so friendly but not intrusive.... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lapa Rios is in a spectacular setting. Loved our room overlooking the Pacific. Beautiful grounds, attentive and knowledgeable staff, great food and beverage, and plenty of exotic wildlife. Perhaps bet of all is to go unplugged with no internet and wireless connections.

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Jamestown, RI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lapa Rios is a profoundly remarkable place. It offers unexcelled access to rain forest flora and fauna. The site is gorgeous. Food is excellent. Cabins are extremely comfortable and even elegant. Staff, including guides could not be more accommodating and competent.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at a few places in Costa Rica for a winter get away and ended at Lapa Rios. It was a lovely spot tucked into the hillside of Osa Peninsula. Getting there was made easy by the Lapa staff where you are greeted upon arrival at Puerta Jimenez airstrip. A short drive and two toed sloth viewing later I arrived... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lapa Rios was an amazing experience for me and my 5 person family. We stayed at Lapa Rios for a total of 4 1/2 days. Tge bungalows are not luxury, but are very fun. On the night we got there, we immediately saw a group of squirrel monkeys parading through the eco lodge. In the morning, we woke up to... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food was excellent. Our room was lovely, but located at the bottom of the resort, so it was a climb up to the main area. Had several great hikes and bird tours. Loved happy hour Spanish lessons. Make sure to pack extra sunscreen - the Costa Rica sun is hot! Traveled May 2008.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just begin your adventure by the stunning view once you take the plane from San José to Puerto Jimenez. later on the land transfer from Puerto Jiménez to the lodge is another unforgetablle experience. Then, once you arrive there, you forget about everything and get connected directly with Nature. The lodge is surrounded by the rainforest with a breathtaking ocean... More 

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New Haven, Connecticut
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved our stay at Lapa Rios, because the lodge offers a good balance between activity and relaxation. The included activities each day are great - there is so much to do, and we absolutely loved the waterfall hike. The morning bird walk was also good, as was the night walk. We were surprised that the kids' rainforest hike was... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is off the charts but on the course for Londoners, who comprised half the guests. Our 9 year old was fascinated by the wild monkeys and the English accents. Be prepared to walk. It was 179 steps from hut 12 to the dining area. We cut off 100 steps when we upgraded to hut 3, which had a... More 

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