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Toucan Rescue Ranch

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San Josecito, Heredia 40601, Costa Rica
Toucan Rescue Ranch
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Amory, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had researched my birthday trip to CR for months and months and months. Had it all settled in my head. Then, I briefly heard mention of this place in some review somewhere. Hmmmm....a place doing good work? Critters? A bed and breakfast? A stay on my actual 50th birthday?? I gotta check this out. And boy am I glad... More 

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New York, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

2 kids and 2 adults. We set out for a tour on a Saturday, took a little over 2 hours, including the history of the ranch, the tour, details etc.... I only wish it were longer. Carol is quite knowledgable and great with kids. We've never see a sloth, much less be able to get centimeters away from one, amazing.... More 

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Missoula, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in Costa Rica for 14 days, but our first morning was the best because we learned of the Toucan Rescue Ranch. We had "breakfast with the babies" and then a tour. One of the main reasons we came to Costa Rica was to see sloths, but I never imagined being so close to them, especially babies. They are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We climbed a volcano, swam in a green lagoon, lounged around giant waterfalls but they don't compare to the wonderful afteroon we spent at the Tucan Rescue Ranch! Our 13yr-old had to be convinced to go - now she can't stop raving about what fun it was. Leslie is so passionate about what she is doing that it is infectious.... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Look, if you just want your picture taken without a bucket of baby sloths getting in the way, this is not the place for you. But if you don't mind being around sloths, you should drop everything and get to the Toucan Rescue Ranch immediately because SLOTHS. Also toucans. Have you ever seen a captive animal pacing restlessly in his... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

This was our second stay with Leslie and Jorge at their beautiful property in the hills near San Jose. The Resuce Ranch continues to grow and do amazing work. There were 5 baby sloths being supported and rehabilitated during our visit, as well as a tiny one month old anteater. The accommodations are very comfortable, the birds and animals amazing... More 

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Acton, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

After hearing "Hola!" from the parrots in the morning, its now our greeting to each other when we come home from a day at work! Always brings a smile to our faces and memories of the lovely visit we had with Leslie & Jorge at their rescue ranch. The work done here for animals is phenomenal. We truly appreciated the... More 

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England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Wow, we loved this place, if you like animals you must go here. The accomodation is great. Very relaxing, we spent first day on the property. Plenty of places to visit in the area. Great meal delivery to your door. Great place to relax and get over jet lag. Learnt a lot about sloths and toucans.. My husband is a... More 

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B.C. Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

After reading TA reviews, my husband & I decided we would like to stay for 2 nights at the Toucan Rescue Ranch. From my first contact with Carol via email until we waved good bye to Leslie when leaving the ranch, the experience was a very special & unique. We woke each morning in our little casita to the endless... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 via mobile

Loved the "breakfast with the babies". Leslie and her husband are wonderful hosts. The place is amazing if you want to see the beauty of Costa Rica's wildlife. We fell in love. Everyone should take the tour. Hope to stay on our next trip.

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