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Pacuare Lodge

3.5 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Pacuare River, Turrialba 1000, Costa Rica
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Ranked #1 of 9 Turrialba B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was an experience of a life time. It had been a number of years since we were last here and it made us realize that we shouldn't wait so long to come back. The Pacuare River is a class IV whitewater rafting which in itself is a wonderful experience but to stop for two nights on the way down... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Visiting Pacuare Lodge for our parent's 50th wedding anniversary was an amazing experience! From ages 15 to 76, there was something for everyone. The rooms were incredible with the outdoor showers, private swimming pool, comfortable beds and jungle view. The staff (especially Roy and Roberto) were excellent guides, taking us on wonderful excursions and especially taking care of our gently... More

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Lake Ronkonkoma, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the Pacuare Lodge for our honeymoon and we were very happy with our experience. Everyone we met was so nice and the feel of everything was like family. We loved the grounds, everything was beautiful and neat. The staff made us feel like part of the family there. We were lucky enough to be there for a... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pacuare River Lodge is a beautiful exclusive eco haven, which is hidden in the jungle and only accessible via raft. The raft guides then turn into your servants for breakfast, lunch and dinner. This enables the staff at Pacuare Lodge to create a strong bonding with the guests. We stayed in the honeymoon canopy suite Lodge. It was stunning. Before... More

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San Jose, Costa Rica
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Pacuare Lodge, on the banks of the Pacuare River, in Turrialba, Costa Rica, is a truly great way to spend a short vacation in the lush tropical forest. The adventure starts even before getting into the lodge. Arriving on a raft, through mild but still exciting (2-3 level) rapids of the Pacuare River, you're totally away from urban life... More

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I recently stayed at the Pacuare Lodge for 3 nights on our honeymoon. Words can not describe our experience. Everything from the service, to the atmosphere, to the activities to the FOOD was AMAZING! We ate dinner in the nest and it's highly recommended. We also recommend the horseback riding, the views and experience was spectacular! It... More

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Cheltenham, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Incredible arriving by White Water raft through primary forest. Gorgeous setting nestled besides the river. First class service, staff bending over backwards to help make my stay spectacular, incredible food, stunning rooms up close and personal with nature at her finest. We enjoyed a sumptuous breakfast banquet on top of a tree in The Nest - spectacular experience. Jorge our... More

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10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We want to keep this lodge and the fantastic staff a secret. We rafted in and stayed three nights in a jungle view room. An incredible experience! The grounds were beautiful with toucans and blue morpho butterflies galore. The food was outstanding … and always tastes better served by candlelight. We loved the staff who got to know everyone by... More

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Nantucket, Massachusetts
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Words cannot express the beauty of this magical spot! Such an incredible way to immerse yourself into nature, but with comfort! Every aspect of this journey was exciting, thoughtful, beautiful, and professional. Whitewater rafting: we had never done this before. It was a good time of year for the water was shallow and gentle. I of course fell out of... More

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San Jose, California
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Pacuare Lodge is extremely unique. No glass windows, only screens. No electricity, only candles. Outdoor shower. Great experience to shower in the rain! Hammock on your front deck, mosquito netting on your bed. Total privacy because each unit is separate and shielded by vegetation. The only access is by raft (or 4-wheel drive to a point, then cable across the... More

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Address: Pacuare River, Turrialba 1000, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Cartago > Turrialba
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Pacuare Lodge 3.5*
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Pacuare Hotel Turrialba
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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool
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A visit to the Pacuare Lodge is a journey to a magical place where the beauty and diversity of tropical nature delight the senses, authentic Costa Rican hospitality makes you feel like part of the family and the outdoor adventures range from exhilarating to sublime. The lodges comfortable bungalows and elegant suites are nestled between a pristine wilderness reserve and the Pacuare River Costa Rica`s most spectacular white water route. It is surrounded by tropical rainforest where colorful birds and butterflies flit through exuberant foliage and the songs of toucans and oropendolas complement the soothing sound of flowing water. ... more   less 
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