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Bosque del Cabo Rainforest Lodge

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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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Monroe, Louisiana
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 3 days ago NEW

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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Lockport, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I've recently returned from the incredible Bosque del Cabo rain forest lodge. The Osa peninsula is the most unspoiled and pristine area of Costa Rica. I've been visiting the Osa for many years and have stayed in a number of facilities throughout the region. Bosque del Cabo is without a doubt the crown jewel of them all. The cabinas are... More

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Holyoke, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent a glorious week at BDC and loved every minute. I felt exhausted when I arrived, and was met with a ginger lemonade. I prepared myself for the check-in process, but instead was asked if I would like to have lunch first. The superb staff met my every need. BDC serves 3 marvelous, tasty, fresh and healthy meals daily.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am a professional wildlife, nature and landscape photographer and recently returned from an eight day stay at Bosque del Cabo. Perched atop the cliffs of the Osa Peninsula overlooking the Pacific Ocean and situated on almost 800 acres of lush rain forest, Bosque is a perfect destination for naturalists, photographers and those seeking the absolute beauty of Costa Rica.... More

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North Bethesda, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I traveled to the Osa Peninsula in Costa Rica this past May for a ten-day getaway to celebrate our one year anniversary. While the majority of the trip would consist of lots of hiking and rainforest trekking, we wanted to be sure to plan something more relaxing and romantic for our actual anniversary day and night. On... More

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Brooklyn, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently returned from 5 unforgettable nights at Bosque. From the moment we arrived, we could tell it was a special place. We woke up the first morning to the sound of howler monkeys overhead. A black and green poison dart frog was hopping around our outdoor shower and a pair of macaws was perched in a tree above our deck... More

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Shreveport, Louisiana
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our third visit to Bosque and it was our best trip yet!! The hike to the waterfall was easier than in the past. It made for an easier excursion, with grandparents in tow. We saw more monkeys and dolphins than on previous trips, and we have always seen A LOT!! The food is always exceptional. My new favorite... More

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our stay here was absolutely incredible. If you're looking for acres of neon, you won't find that here - you'll find 750 acres of rainforest and animals. I can' say enough positive things about this place - it's just incredible. The staff were always there with a smile, the owners mingled about offering tips and ideas, telling stories. The communal... 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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