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Lost Iguana Resort & Spa

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1.5 km North of Arenal dam, 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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Santa Rosa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2011

I came here on a yoga tour with a group and was blown away the minute we arrived. The friendly staff at the front desk was completely on top of everything and made us feel like we were at home. Between the stunning views from the rooms, yoga pavilion and restaurant, the entire stay felt like scenes from a fantasy... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2011

This was my first trip to Costa Rica. I had no idea what to expect, but from the minute I arrived in San Jose, I felt perfectly safe, relaxed and so glad that I came! The driver from the Lost Iguana Resort greeted us with a warm welcoming smile, loaded us into the van and treated us with refreshments for... More 

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santa rosa, ca
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2011

Couldn't recommend this hotel more highly. The location was the perfect home base for our many adventures. Our suite was decorated in a tropical style and very comfortable with high ceilings, outdoor jacuzzi tub, rocking chairs on the balcony, wi-fi and a wet bar. The balcony and even the bed in our room faced the volcano. We woke up in... More 

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Santa Rosa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2011

The Lost Iguana is beautifully decorated and nestled in the lush rainforest. Each room has a magnificent view of the volcano. The food is out of this world, and the service is mucho friendly. And many wonderful adventures are within minutes, though you feel like you're relaxing in the middle of nowhere. The spa is stunning, and the treatments are... More 

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Santa Rosa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2011

I have been coming here 8 straight years with my tours and each time I come it gets better and better. This time even wireless internet in every room. Our yoga group loved the Yoga pavillion with a volcano view while doing yoga. Martin the chef was awesome and came up with some wonderful meals, the staff was as friendly... More 

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Delray Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2011

Just returned from a great three day stay at the Lost Iguana Resort and should have extended the stay longer to enjoy additional spa time and to hike the trails. What an incredible experience; truly a must see to believe. The location of this resort in the rain forrest near Arenal Volcano is the ideal setting as you enjoy world... More 

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Highland Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2011

Just back from another great (but too short ) stay at one of my favorite spots in the world!!WEATHER WAS WONDERFL ! Some great views of the Volcano! I can never go here too much.......Lost Iguana renews my soul. I'm going back for the Yoga retreat in Oct.. Be sure to go direct to thier web site, for the very... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2011

You can't beat the location and views at this hotel. When we visited, the weather was beautiful so we had stunning views of the volcano. The driest months are March and April if your looking to avoid the rain. The rooms are comfortable, large and all of them have amazing views. Honeymooners be aware that the walls are thin and... More 

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Playa Conchal, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2011

We really did have a great time overall here at Lost Iguana. The grounds are nice, the staff was nice, the food is ok. However, what really threw me for a loop is how thin the walls are. You can hear EVERYTHING next door to you. So, keep that in mind! We stayed in the Celebrity suites, which were spacious... More 

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White Rock, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2011

Our stay at the lost Iguana was the highlight of our trip to Costa Rica. The drive from our resort from the Riu Guanacaste resort took about 3 hours. It was an easy drive and the sights along the way were spectacular. I do recommend a jeep and not a car, there were a few stretches where there were potholes... More 

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