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Leaves and Lizards Arenal Volcano Cabin Retreat

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500 meters south of Super Kiki, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 21012, Costa Rica
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Saint Louis Park, Minnesota, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Just got home Friday from this place. Words will never descibe how awesome this place is. The food was all Farm to Table like they say and it was outstanding. I want to tear up writing this we had such a good relaxing stay. We did excursion direct from the front desk and they were outstanding. We stayed in the... More 

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Fairfield, Connecticut, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our family of four absolutely loved our stay at Leaves & Lizards. The Hobbit House was beautifully designed with perfect amenities for our family. It's amazing! The staff was wonderful and the restaurant served fabulous food. They were very accommodating. We bought a 2 day pass for the Spring resort nearby and that worked out perfect. Be ready to adjust... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went "home" again in August 2015 for a 3 week stay at Leaves and Lizards. The experience was the same...wonderful, but also totally different as I was taking part in one of their Eponaquest workshops. These insightful and powerful workshops bring you a new awareness of yourself and your place in the world through exciting, revealing and meaningful interactions... More 

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Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Here is a place where you can have it all. The accommodations are all unique and beautiful as you have your own cabin with a porch looking at the volcano. The food is really good and the staff is so friendly. This is a place to come and really experience the culture and relax. Disconnect to your home live and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed three nights at Leaves and Lizards and, despite it raining the whole time and barely glimpsing the volcano, our stay was perfect. The owners have done a fantastic job building beautiful, isolated but luxurious cabins on land they reforested themselves, so you wake up to hummingbirds, volcano views and hike nature trails from your deck. Staff were wonderful,... More 

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CostaRicaSteveandDeb, Owner at Leaves and Lizards Arenal Volcano Cabin Retreat, responded to this review

Becky, thank you for your review. We are so pleased when we read these kind words about our retreat. Our staff always strives to provide the best experience for every guest. Pura Vida! PS. The volcano is out now! Clear skies and bright shiny days! More 

New Haven, Connecticut
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

We just spent three nights here as part of our honeymoon trip to Costa Rica and we had an INCREDIBLE experience! We stayed in the Coco cabin which has a gorgeous view of the volcano, even though Arenal was hiding behind the clouds for most of our stay! The staff here was so friendly and helpful. They helped us arrange... More 

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CostaRicaSteveandDeb, Owner at Leaves and Lizards Arenal Volcano Cabin Retreat, responded to this review

Muchas Gracias for staying with us and writing this lovely review! It means so much to us. We hope to see you again in the future. Pura Vida! More 

Trumbull, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

If you want to immerse yourself into the culture of Costa Rica, the wonderful people, and lifestyle, Leaves and Lizards is the place to go. We came specifically for the horseback riding, but left with so much more. The riding was amazing, from our guides, Sally, Enrique and Ronald, to the landscape and the well cared for, wonderfully trained mounts.... More 

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CostaRicaSteveandDeb, Owner at Leaves and Lizards Arenal Volcano Cabin Retreat, responded to this review

Wow, thanks for your kind words. It was a pleasure to host you for your riding holiday! Our staff is so happy to have been able to provide this experience for you. Hope to see you again in the future. Debbie and Steve More 

San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

We went during the "rainy season" and it was great. Debbie and Steve are very good at adapting to the weather. We live in Texas where rain is sometimes scarce, so we loved the daily afternoon shower. Take a poncho and enjoy the Rain Forest at its finest! We had no problems traveling in Costa Rica because the Leaves and... More 

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Wasaga Beach, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

Crazy views, milking cows, feeding chickens, bird watching, horse back riding... This place was awesome. 6 adults and 2 children aged 6 and 2 stayed here for 2 nights and I wish I would have stayed longer. Very unique experience and I will recommend this place to everyone that wants to try something different. I hope to visit again one... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

We stayed for 4 nights in November 2015, and our family (2 adults, and 3 kids aged 11, 9 and 7) had a wonderful stay at Leaves and Lizards. We stayed in the Hobbit Room, which, for kids (and grown ups) who love Tolkien, was excellent. Among our favorites was the "chores" - milking the cow, collecting eggs, and playing... More 

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