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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014
Jeanne544 Denver, Colorado
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Denver, Colorado
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

This hotel was a highlight of our trip. Charming and romantic. Spectacular view of Arenal. Excellent food and friendly staff. Loved sitting on our patio in the early evening, watching the sun set with the clouds drifting over the volcano. So much beauty to absorb! You will not be disappointed.

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Fulton, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our villa accommodation with hot tub to relax in after the long drive up from San Jose. The lovely secluded, spacious veranda overlooking the jungle forest was a special retreat in wee hours of the morning or soft evening darkening. Our three generation family enjoyed two fine breakfasts and a leisurely lunch on the open dining veranda;... More

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Ashburn, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Lost Iguana is a boutique hotel and spa well worth visiting. We drove to Lost Iguana from Jaco and spent 3 nights there. We booked the deluxe suite and a standard room for the kids. The deluxe suite had an amazing view of Arenal Volcano and included a large whirl pool bath on the balcony. The standard room had 3... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

My boyfriend and I spent two nights at the Lost Iguana in August of 2013. We booked our pacific CR coast vacation and wanted to spend a couple days in Arenal. We found Lost Iguana based on Tripadvisor reviews. Let's start with the bad: Upon arriving at the hotel, there was a gigantic (like the size of a small turtle)... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Spectacular spot, view of volcano unbelievable from the room and in the middle of the jungle. Staff were great and very friendly, tons of fun, lots of stuff to do very close by; hanging bridges, zip lining, hiking (a few snakes), hot springs and great spa after doing all the fun stuff. A bit far away from town if you... More

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Danbury, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

I stayed at the Lost Iguana for 3 nights at the end of April with a friend. We loved our stay here and would definitely stay here again. We arrived from Monteverde via the Jeep-Boat-Jeep and were pleasantly surprised that the hotel is right next to the lake and where you arrive via the Jeep-Boat-Jeep, so very convenient! The grounds... More

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Godstone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Stayed at the Lost Iguana at the start of April for 4 nights as part of a honeymoon travelling around CR. Good spot for activities in the morning and relaxing by the pool in the afternoon. Guests were a mix of couples and families. Whilst well facilitated the surrounding remoteness is evident with birds, mammals, reptiles and frogs to spot... More

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Stayed at "the Iguana" as the locals call it, from April 5th to the 9th. Beautiful gem in the heart of the rainforest. Staff was very accommodating. Rooms were very clean and the view of Arenal Volcanoe was breathtaking and picture perfect! It is very hilly onsite so be prepared to either be 'carted' around which the staff is pleased... More

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Waterloo, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

This trip was a chance to get away from it all. Some of the reviews raised concerns about the distance from La Fortuna, but it was exactly what we were looking for. A smaller hotel, personal service, nestled in the rain for. The food in the restaurant was okay but we were not interested in travelling anywhere after our adventurous... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

My husband and I spent our last day in Arenal sitting in our rocking chairs looking at the volcano, watching the hummingbirds, and listening to the howler monkeys in the distance. It was one of the most breath taking and relaxing days I have had in a long time. The room (1) was huge and gorgeous with an outdoor shower... 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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