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Arenal Oasis Eco Lodge & Wildlife Refuge

2.5 of 5 PO Box 21, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 21007, Costa Rica
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Tampa, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

This place is breathtaking day and night! I was very pleased at every turn. The views, management, the nature trail, the food, simply everything is wonderful about this place. I really cant wait to return to Costa Rica and to this place:)

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Hershey, PA
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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2012

Stayed here on my recent honeymoon. Location is great within the arrenal area to access all the local attractions. Grounds are a beautiful little nature preserve, and each room is its own little cabin with a private parking space-very nice if you want to time to feel alone with the sounds of the jungle. Service was excellent - the man... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2012

We traveled to Arenal over Thanksgiving 2011, so the rainy season was just ending. The cabin we had was larger than we needed, we had the 2 bedroom with the tiny kitchenette, which we did not use, but nice to have the frig and counter to sit at. We loved being in the jungle, such a unique experience being able... More 

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Heredia, Heredia, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2012

My friend and I stay there for 1 night and it was really nice. The cabin was surrended by nature and I was really clean, the bed was big and cozy. We took the night frog tour and it was more than amazing ! I would recommend this place to everybody

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campbell river
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2012

My husband and I with our 4 and 6 year old boys stayed at Arenal Oasis the first week of March 2012. The cabins were cozy and clean. The grounds are well kept and tidy. There is a lovely nature trail that is self guided and has a butterfly garden and several stops along the way where you can see... More 

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Medford, Massachusetts
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2012

We loved this spot - close to town (a little tough to find the first night) but quiet and with the most welcoming and helpful staff. It's clean and very well-maintained - good shower, good mattress. A charming touch: the towels were folded into a different shape each day that our cabin was cleaned (a snail one day, a heart... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2012

I want to encourage anyone visiting La Fortuna and the Arenal Volcano region of Costa Rica to sign up for a Jungle Night Walk at the Arenal Oasis. Arenal Oasis is an eco-lodge and wildlife sanctuary—privately run by the Rojas Bonilla family—that offers affordable (20.00 USD) 3-hour walks through the rainforest at night. Tours are run by a trained naturalist,... More 

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Newport, Oregon
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2012

I really liked this place. It was not in town, but just outside by taxi or public bus, or a walk. But because of this and the habitat work the owners have done on the property to connect their parcel with the protected area of the volcano and stream corridor, wildlife flourishes. They've created wildlife habitat, e.g. frog ponds on... More 

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middletown
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84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2012

I have to first start off by saying that the family who owns this little place are wonderfully nice. They are really trying to make this an eco friendly lodge. The grounds are great and the cause is worth while. With that said, the cabin we stayed in was so inundated with mold and mildew that we had to leave... More 

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Dunfanaghy, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2012 via mobile

A very friendly, organised and Eco-friendly resort. The cabins are discreetly distributed in the forested area and the rooms are very well kept and clean. The restaurant, a simple structure, serves good simple dinner and a breakfast where you can watch a wide variety of birds come to feeding tables. The lodge is well located to visit Arenal Volcano and... More 

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Address: PO Box 21, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 21007, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Arenal Oasis Eco Lodge & Wildlife Refuge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 9
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Also Known As:
Arenal Oasis Hotel La Fortuna De San Carlos
Arenal Oasis Eco Lodge & Wildlife Refuge Costa Rica/Arenal Volcano National Park

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