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Bosque del Cabo Rainforest Lodge

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Cabo Matapalo | Peninsula de Osa, Cabo Matapalo 60702, Costa Rica
Bosque del Cabo Rainforest Lodge
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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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Brooklin
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We visited Bosque del Cabo on the Osa Peninsula to better understand tropical rainforest ecology. Of particular interest to us was Philip, El Cabo's resident naturalist, who gives daily tours of the surrounding forest in which no bird, insect or plant species goes unnoticed or unexplained. His vast knowledge of natural history particulars is remarkable, but even better are his... More 

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Winters, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Two couples traveled to this resort in late Feb 2015. The resort was suggested to us by someone we did not know well, and it turned out to be the highlight of our two weeks in Costa Rica. The grounds and cabinas were beautiful. There was wild life all around, monkeys, macaws and birds of every description. While not avid... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the greatest vacations of my life. Bosque was exceptional- exceeded expectations in terms of access to the forest, nature and wildlife. What I did not expect was how incredibly personal and family friendly the hotel is. My seven year old daughter loved running around and exploring the grounds. The food at the hotel was delicious and they even... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Can't say enough about this wonderful place and I agree with all the other positive reviews. We stayed 5 nights in the lovely Manglillo cabina, which overlooks the point between the Pacific and the Gulfo Dulce. We had macaws overhead daily as well as occasional toucans and howler monkeys outside our door and saw so many other animals on hikes.... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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3 reviews 3 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved our accommodations and the cuisine at Bosque del Cabo but what really sets this lodge apart is the abundance and diversity of wildlife--virtually right on your doorstep. The trails on the property are well-maintained and teeming with wildlife. While at Bosque, we saw four species of monkeys, sloths, scarlet macaws, toucans, Halloween crabs, peccaries, agoutis, coatis, and more.... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this great little lodge hotel, with a large group of fiends and children over the Easter weekend! It was great! You must me prepared to become One with nature! But it was sooo worth it! The views from the rooms were breathtaking ...the food was great ( very simple fresh dishes but absolutly every dish was great!... More 

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Miami, Florida
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every couple of years we try to meet with our friends somewhere special . We live scattered around the world and it is not an easy task to organize a suitable time for all . We were fortunate this year and have just returned from a 6 day trip to Bosque . There were 21 people in our group ;... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The setting, the grounds and the care we had was fantastic. Can't say enough about the four days we spent with my four best friends (brothers) and their families. We were just one big happy family in the jungle and beaches. The owners Phil and Kim took such good care of us and adjusted to our every whim. Went on... More 

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Nailsworth, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am finally moved to write something on Tripadvisor. My partner and I have just returned from a three week vacation to Costa Rica. We spent one week at Bosque del Cabo which imprinted on our hearts like a first love affair and has become our second “must return” destination, the other one being Yellowstone National Park. The connection is... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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8 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I will not take the time to repeat the many accolades you will read elsewhere...It's amazing what they can pull off (particularly with the food, the best we have had on four trips to Costa Rica) with such a remote location. The extensive trails are in amazing shape - one day on the middle of the Titi Trail we came... More 

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