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Lapa Rios Ecolodge Osa Peninsula

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Osa Peninsula, Cabo Matapalo, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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San Francisco, California
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were guests of the wildlife in this wonderful place located in the primary and secondary rain forests of the Osa Peninsula. They were gracious hosts who entertained us for five amazing days and nights, dancing through the trees, singing their beautiful songs, showing off their color and splendor. So much wildlife just outside of our bungalow - howler, spider,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The wildlife will completely blow you away, very skilled and knowledgeable guides. And what is best is that after a tough day's trekking you have such a good restaurant and beautiful room to return to.

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Cayuga S, Manager at Lapa Rios Ecolodge Osa Peninsula, responded to this review

Dear Seb and Tamar, you did it. You summed up in two sentences what the Lapa Rios experience is all about. The symbiosis of luxury and sustainability. Thank you for writing this very concise and to the point review. We agree that Lapa Rios is probably one of the best places in Costa Rica to experience the flora and fauna... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here for a girlfriend's getaway and had a blast! Tons of activities to choose from and the staff was very engaged in our experience. They felt a little like family by the time we left! The bungalow was breathtaking and the views were even more amazing! We woke up to the wildlife right on our balcony-monkeys, toucans, owls and... More

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Cayuga S, Manager at Lapa Rios Ecolodge Osa Peninsula, responded to this review

Dear DanaC, greetings from the lush rain forest at Lapa Rios Eco Lodge. Thanks for taking the time to write such a great review about your recent stay with us (the whales are still very active right now and should be through early November). We were so happy to have you and your friends stay with us and excited to... More

Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I spent the first four days of our honeymoon here, and it was the highlight of our trip! Lapa Rios is the perfect mix of luxury and rustic, adventure and relaxation, surrounded by wild animals but staffed with wonderful people who will meet your every need! Main areas: The lodge is set on the tip of the... More

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My two girlfriends and I had an Amazing time. The location is unbeatable, beautiful views from everywhere you are on the property. There were a variety of activities to choose from daily, we participated in the dolphin and whale tour, which was a great experience. The food was amazing for all three meals, and the staff went above and beyond... More

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Madison, WI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We brought our 8 and 10 year old daughters to Lapa Rios for 5 nights and it was a fantastic experience. Lots of nature hikes, birdwatching, and lounging in our comfy beds reading. All the guides were wonderful and patient. Can't wait to go back.

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Lisbon, Portugal
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent Stay Over All. Unique Place, plenty of wildlife, nice waves to surf, friendly staff, nice and clean rooms, good food, beautiful views and places to see, very quiet and relaxed atmosphere....

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Miami, Florida
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136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The bed sheets are always humid, the ceiling fans don't keep you cool, you are always wondering what creature is scurrying out of sight and at 5 in the morning if the glare of the sun doesn't wake you then the holler monkeys or the macaws surely will. I'm sure that it must have been a herculean task for John... More

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Cayuga S, Manager at Lapa Rios Ecolodge Osa Peninsula, responded to this review

Dear Interterra, thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Lapa Rios on Tripdavisor. To be honest, we were worried for a moment when we started to read your review and thought that you were going to come down hard on us... but then we realized that you probably had one of those life changing experiences at... More

Arlington, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband planned this entire trip for our Honeymoon, and I was blown away. The greeting as we came to the resort after a long tiring day and small plane ride was amazing. They had wonderful and helpful people who already acted like they knew us! The room was stunning (#6) and was very private. We had incredible service at... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

My husband and I (with our 16 year old daughter) spent 5 nights at Lapa Rios Ecolodge. It was truly one of the most remarkable hotels/experiences I have ever had. The service and staff at the Lodge are incredible and the rooms not only had amazing views but were spacious, clean and comfortable with private decks and outside showers. Guided... More

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Address: Osa Peninsula, Cabo Matapalo, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Cabo Matapalo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Lapa Rios Ecolodge Osa Peninsula 3*
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