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Lapa Rios Ecolodge Osa Peninsula

3.0 of 5 Osa Peninsula, Cabo Matapalo, Costa Rica
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Upland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lapa Rios was our honeymoon destination, and absolutely exceeded our hopes and expectations. From the countless personal touches to the endless friendliness of the staff, we were delighted with our stay. The grounds are truly enchanting, the accommodations were very comfortable, thoughtful, and very satisfying. The food was truly incredible, absolutely one of our favorite parts- we truly regret not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was heavenly and exactly what we needed after a week of torrential rain in the north and centre. Our family were utterly charmed by the location and the facilities. It was so refreshing to have no wifi ties to the outside world and allowed us to really relax and get away from it all. Having such close access to... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is wonderful Food amazing-Staff and service heartwarming and and the adventures and wildlife an experience not to be missed. Try the pancakes for sure. I can not say enough about this amazing place.

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Atlanta, Georgia
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lapa Rios is a wifi-free ecolodge with five star restaurant and five leaf sustainability ratings. Private cabanas have awesome views of the Pacific, are up on hillside with ocean breezes and private walled gardens with outdoor showers and deck for each cabana. Locals from Costa Rica lead hikes and strolls to learn about primary rainforests, their inhabitants, and hundreds of... More 

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

Dear Lee, first of all thank you very much for your loyalty and your five visits to Lapa Rios in the past years. We were excited to hear your comment about how you feel that "it just keeps getting better" every year. We work hard to consistently upgrade our guest's experience and with the most recent inclusion as a "National... More 

Hewitt, New Jersey
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lapa rios is an eco lodge that holds true to its name. You are the visitor in the middle of the forest. Just stilling on your porch you can see macaws, toucans, three kinds of monkeys, iguanas etc. the bungalows are nicely furnished. The walls are screens and you fall asleep to the sounds of of the forest and you... More 

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

Dear ctah, greetings from the Lapa Rios rain forest in Costa Rica. Thank you for your beautiful review of our eco lodge. As you said it is all about wildlife and being in the a tropical rain forest next to the Pacific Ocean. There are few places in the world that have more diversity of flora and fauna than the... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you happen to find yourself in Costa Rica, make sure you visit the Osa Peninsula and in particular the magic that is Lapa Rios. This is not a 5 star attraction if you use conventional methods. But if you want scenery, wildlife and most importantly wonderful people, this is where it's at. Our lodge was 172 steps away (and... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful Location, beautiful cottages, yummy fresh food & impeccable service. Stayed 12 days here and still it was hard to leave. I look forward to daily breakfast for the fruit pancake. All meal times were wonderful, loved the variety of chips and salsa. And fresh fruit shakes were simply delightfully refreshing. We did almost all the activities, bird watching, rainforest... More 

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you can visit the Osa Peninsula in Costa Rica then you owe it to yourself to stay here. The Howler monkey 'alarm clock' is one of the greatest ways to wake up....ever. The staff is excellent, the food is delicious, the tours and excursions are well run and the wildlife oh man. We have three kids 10, 8 and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a rare and exceptional experience it was to visit Lapa Rios. The sustainability factor alone for the ecolodge is inspiring, responsible and highly commendable. Well worth the money, the time, and the long drive on bumpy dirt roads. I already miss the howler monkey chorus we woke up to every morning and the beautiful macaws, toucans, massive iguanas we... More 

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Benton, Louisiana
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy flight into Puerto Jimenez and then nice ,but bumpy, ride (Costa Rican massage) into Lapa Rios. Immediately greeted by name from staff and welcomed with a refreshing drink. Accommodations were impeccable and the service was first class. Food was outstanding for all three meals and ambiance was nice. Eating area was a little warm and took some time to... 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*
Number of rooms: 14
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