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Lapa Rios Ecolodge Osa Peninsula

3.0 of 5 Osa Peninsula, Cabo Matapalo, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This has been the best overall place we have stayed at in our 18 days in CR. (See my other reviews). Very well run, beautifully planned and designed rooms, all with a sea view, although most are quite a steep walk from the restaurant area. The rooms are open to the air, no glass, just fly screens, and all well... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lapa Rios is so wonderful! From the setting, the staff, the food and drinks and tours, it is amazing!! We had friends go a few years ago and with their very high recommendations we went! The reason my heading is "excellent with an asterisk" is that it was excellent on day two of our stay when we were moved to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a BEAUTIFUL place and the staff were beyond wonderful. My wife and I spent our 11th anniversary at Lapa Rios from February 13th to the18th and we did a lot of hiking and saw an unbeleiveable amount of wildlife. We saw just from our bungalow without even taking a hike Scarlet Macaws, Toucans, Aracaris, Spider Monkeys, Howler Monkeys, Capuchin... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We cannot fault this little piece of Paradise. The location is exceptional, but the staff add to this by their attention to detail in an unobtrusive way. Where else would you find such knowledgeable guides both leading the trips and serving the drinks round the pool. Everyone has their part to play in ensuring you get the most from your... More 

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Newtown Square, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our three days together at Lapa Rios were marvelous - truly the best place to stay for those who wish to experience outdoor adventures on the Osa Peninsula. LR is set in the forest, on a ridgetop with stunning views. We participated in several hikes through the rainforest, and even flew into the preserve for a day hike. The birding... More 

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

My first visit to Osa, turned out to be an amazing experience in one of the most exuberant Nature place I've ever been. The place is a jewel in the middle of a beautiful mountain were you can see the sun rise at your window and tell your story by the number of exotic animals you see during the day.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I just spent four days here with my daughter (age 10). What an extraordinary place. Am already thinking of returning. We have done several ecolodges (Chaa Creek, Inkaterra Tambopata, etc). This one was the best for animal sightings. We saw lots of monkeys, toucans, parrots and macaws every single day--and not just on tours, either. You would see them just... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I visited Lapa Rios for three nights in Jan 2015. Every second of our time there was a wonderful experience, from our greeting at the airstrip and then again at the resort to our exit three days later. Everyone there was extremely friendly and knowledgable, ready to answer a question and educate us on the wildlife. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my second trip to Costa Rica but my first trip to OSA penninsula and Lapa Rios. Lapa Rios is by far my favorite place in Costa Rica now! the staff, food, nature, experiences, everything far exceeded my expectations. Everything seemed to be well thought out and our needs already anticipated. Food is magnificent, with just the right choices... More 

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Upland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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

Dear Morganhart, Greetings from the Wild Osa Peninsula of Costa Rica. We were thrilled to read that we “absolutely exceeded” your hopes and expectations for your honeymoon stay with us. Thanks for the compliments on the friendliness of our staff, the accommodations and of course the food. Your practical advice is very useful for other travelers. Thank you for pointing... 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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