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Lost Iguana Resort & Spa

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1.5 km North of Arenal dam, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park A2004, Costa Rica
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Grand Cayman
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78 reviews 78 reviews
71 hotel reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I won't repeat other reviews about the views, amazing luxury suites etc. However, a summary of our stay may be useful. The staff were brilliant (attentive and yet they leave you to do your own thing), the location is excellent (where you want to feel a little isolated) and the food is great. The best part for us, was the... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent part of our honeymoon here and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The resort layout makes it feel very private and secluded. We often felt like we had the entire place to ourselves. The hiking trails around the property are an easy way to see wildlife, and many animals venture through the grounds because of it's integration into the forest.... More 

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Heredia, Costa Rica
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lost iguana is a very nice hotel located around 20 minutes away from La Fortuna. If you are looking for a quiet hotel away from all the noise of La Fortuna and surrounded by nature, this is exactly the place. First of all, the location is near the lake and the hanging bridges. Since the rooms are discretely located between... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Lost Iguana is the perfect escape. Rooms are spacious with high ceilings and lots of character, they all have unobstructed views of Arenal Volcano. Our room had free wifi, but I don't think they all do, we were close enough to main building to catch signal. The hotel is situated about 20 mins drive from the town, then a... More 

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Massapequa Park, New York
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Lost Iguana Resort is definitely a place my wife & I would visit again. Every room has an amazing view of Arenal Volcano. We stayed in a luxury suite replete with a beautiful king-size bed and Jacuzzi on our balcony. The Lost Iguana staff were extremely helpful. Priscilla at the front desk answered many of our questions, and even... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I had a wonderful time enjoying the rain forest, spa and all of the Lost Iguana amenities. Staying at the Lost Iguana Resort was just like being in Paradise. The staff caters to your needs and requests like angels. Our walks through the grounds were wonderful, enabling us to enjoy a wide variety of rain forest vegetation.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We wanted to stay away from all the tourist traffic and have a nice romantic few nights in the rain forest. Lost Iguana was perfect. Our suite had a front row view of Arenal. The swim-up bar was actually a giant hot tub. And every day there was some new flower or animal to fawn over. We absolutely LOVED everything... More 

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Cornelius, North Carolina
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66 reviews 66 reviews
16 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We rented a deluxe 2 bedroom suite which was plenty spacious for my husband and me, daughter, son-in-law and 2 small grandchildren. It was so peaceful sitting on the balcony drinking our coffee and looking at the volcano even in the rain. The grounds are so lush and peaceful. The breakfasts were great. I assume they must do a buffet... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I absolutely loved♡ this hotel. This was our 1st trip to Costa Rica and we just can't wait to revisit this little piece of heaven on earth once again.We booked a suite and the room is very spacious, with an amazing view to the Arenal volcano(breathtaking to watch the sunrise with the volcano on the background), and... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A wonderful resort. Sympathetically designed to blend in with the surrounding jungle. Accommodation very well spread out so it is great for privacy. Stunning views of the volcano. One of the the most evocative memories of the holiday was waking up at 5 in the morning and watching the sun rise over the volcano. A wild life spotters paradise. so... More 

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