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Lost Iguana Resort & Spa

3.5 of 5 Resort   |   1.5 km North of Arenal dam, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park A2004, Costa Rica
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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claremont, ca
2 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to Costa Rica for the first time (late June, early July). We stayed here the entire time. First, some things about CR. 1) rainforest is awesome 2) it WILL rain (get over it, it's rarely that cold when it does). 3) bring rain jackets 4) US $ is taken everywhere 5) best activities in order from best to... More

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed two nights at the Lost Iguana. The room was beautifully done in a rustic style, and quite comfortable. But we were simply blown away by the view. When it was not cloudy or foggy (which it was a bit more than we would have preferred) we had an amazing view of the volcano. I haven't had a room... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Ok let me tell you to expect that you are in a rainforest that is out if the way from everything. So if you are wanting to do excursions or using L.I. as a starting place to do a bunch of things this place is not for you. Most excursion companies will add a trip charge to get you from... More

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Columbia, Maryland
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I chose this resort based on reviews and recommendations from TripAdvisor, and also as a recommendation from a family friend. I was beyond excited for this leg of our trip. I had originally booked La Fortuna as stop #1 on our honeymoon, but was told this resort would be the best on our honeymoon, and to save the best for... More

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Bowling Green
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I came here on our honeymoon as part of a two city stay during our duration in Costa Rica. We were blown away when we walked into our room. Our stay here was beyond what we expected and we are already planning an anniversary trip back to stay at the Lost Iguana! We didn't want to leave... More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed in a luxury suite with an oversized room. outdoor shower and hot tub. It was the best value we've ever had in a hotel room. We had a marvelous view of the Arenal Volcano. The room was perfect in every way. The grounds were beautiful and the staff were pleasant and helpful. The restaurant left... More

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Santa Ana, Costa Rica
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow, it doesn't get any better than this. This gem is tucked away remotely so you are really away from it all in perfect quiet and tranquility. The view from the balcony is surreally amazing. The volcano is front stage, surrounded by lush vegetation and much wildlife to entertain you. We were only there one night, but saw Toucans, a... More

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Los Angeles, California
12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved this place! We upgraded to the luxury suite, which had an outdoor Jacuzzi, outdoor shower, and huge room! The outdoor shower was such a fun experience! Our balcony had a gorgeous view of the volcano, and we saw amazing birds, frogs, and insects! The hotel is very secluded, and you feel like you're in your own world! Be... More

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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful property with its own large hiking trails. The place is secluded and away from the road, so you feel like you are in the middle of the rainforest, which I liked. The rooms are good sized with balconies. I would recommend the second floor to limit bugs, because you are in a rainforest and there will be bugs. Beautiful... More

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Agoura Hills
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here June 19-22, during rainy season. We chose this place based on the reviews, so let's just sum up the pros and cons quickly. Pros: secluded and quiet, excellent service most of the time, very clean rooms, amazing view of volcano, stunning grounds, great food and drinks, relaxing spa, and close to a TON of activities. Cons: wifi is... More

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Address: 1.5 km North of Arenal dam, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park A2004, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Lost Iguana Resort & Spa 3.5*
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Lost Iguana Hotel La Fortuna De San Carlos
Lost Iguana Resort And Spa
Hotel Lost Iguana
Lost Iguana Resort & Spa Costa Rica/Arenal Volcano National Park

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Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#2 Top resorts Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos #5 Spa Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos #7 Family Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos #10 Romantic Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
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The Lost Iguana Resort is Arenal's newest hotel, offering luxury accommodations in the rain forest The resort's 100 acre property overlooks the world's most active volcano, Arenal Volcano located near La Fortuna, Costa Rica. A premiere, upscale retreat nestled gently in the jungle, the Lost Iguana Resort only offers rooms with large private balconies overlooking the Arenal Volcano and Arenal River Gorge. All rooms are spacious and well appointed with first-class furnishings, artwork and full amenities. ... more   less 
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