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Bosque del Cabo Rainforest Lodge

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Cabo Matapalo | Peninsula de Osa, Cabo Matapalo 60702, Costa Rica
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Bosque del Cabo Rainforest Lodge
Ranked #1 of 4 Hotels in Cabo Matapalo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Corpus Christi, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I just returned from our trip to Bosque. My wife and friend were there for 4 days from Sun 9/7 to Thur 9/11/14. We planned this trip back in early April and paid the required $1600 ($400/night for a house) deposit in June for booking Casa Miramar. We arrived and was greeted by guide Philip and Gravely (driver) at Puerta... More

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Mountain Top, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Bosque del Cabo is Located in an exceptional area on the tip of the Osa Peninsula in the southern Pacific region of Costa Rica, this awesome property offers a 750 acre forest reserve with private, spacious bungalows and stunning cabins perched upon the cliffs of Cabo Matapalo, from what I witnessed each bungalow offered beautiful ocean views. What makes... More

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New York City, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I spent 5 nights at Bosque in the Mariposa cabina. It was the most divine experience and a true adventure. The cabinas, the staff, the grounds, and the activities at Bosque del Cabo are top-notch. We took full advantage of all the hiking trails, rain or shine! We loved dinner at the communal tables with the other... More

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East Brunswick, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found Bosque del Cabo on the Internet and after reading the descriptions and the reviews, we decided to travel there in July for our anniversary. We were totally enthralled with our vacation there. The owners and the entire staff were wonderful, the food was excellent and the staff guides were very knowledgeable. The lodge is a mixture of comfort... More

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Huntington Beach CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recently returned from Costa Rica and have been going to Bosque del Cabo for over 21 years. This was perhaps my 30-35 time staying at the lodge. As always, the food is excellent, the cabinas are always clean and comfortable, and the staff is very helpful in all situations. Plus the wild life, vistas, hiking trails & flora are... More

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Connecticut
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Have never reviewed a place on Trip Advisor before but this one can't go unmentioned because of its unique character. Everyone we talk to at home is amazed we would choose something like this as a "vacation," but for people who like experience/adventure vacations, this is something to add to your list. We are still processing what we saw and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Wonderful mix of nature and luxury. Lots of trails that you are able to take without a guide, some of the longer ones could use some better signage. Saw plenty of wildlife both on these trails and also surprisingly around the pool! The accommodation while rustic was very clean with great ocean views.

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Monroe, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Recently returned from our 2nd visit to Bosque which we enjoyed immensely. First time it was 2 of us seniors and this time we had son, daughter-in-law and 7 year old grand daughter. We flew from San Jose on Nature Air to Drake Bay and then to Puerto Jimenez. The flight in the small plane was an adventure in itself... More

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Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We had quite the trip earlier this month to Bosque. We have been fortunate enough to have traveled there several times before. The various accommodations are wonderful. This trip our entire family joined us. We had Casa Blanca and Casa Mariposa, both spotless as usual, extremely comfortable and those killer views! It's hard to improve perfection, but somehow Bosque does.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

What words do you use to describe paradise? Peaceful. Serene. Relaxing. Reflective. Fulfilling. Amazing. Awesome. Unimaginable . Those are just a few of the words that describe our stay at the Bosque del Cabo ecolodge in July. We arrived as part of the Nature Conservancy organized tour group and from the time we checked in to the time we sadly... More

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Address: Cabo Matapalo | Peninsula de Osa, Cabo Matapalo 60702, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Cabo Matapalo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
Bosque Del Cabo Rainforest Hotel Puerto Jimenez

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Bosque del Cabo is a romantic getaway and a naturalist’s dream, come true. Crowning a point 500 feet above where the Golfo Dulce meets the Pacific Ocean, nestled in the unspoiled jungles of Costa Rica’s Osa Peninsula is a paradise found. Located in a unique and fortunate position at the very tip of the Osa Peninsula in the southern Pacific region of Costa Rica, this 750+ acre forest reserve features private, spacious bungalows and gorgeous houses perched atop the cliffs of Cabo Matapalo, each with beautiful ocean views, tropical breezes and the rainforest at your doorstep; or choose beautiful and rustic garden view accommodations surrounded by thriving rainforests. Hiking trails lead you through the forest to deserted beaches on both the Golfo Dulce and Pacific Ocean. Bosque del Cabo, which opened its doors as a hotel in 1990, is owner operated and dedicated to forest preservation. ... more   less 
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