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Rio Chirripo Retreat

50 meters north of the cemetary, Chirripo National Park, Costa Rica
Rio Chirripo Retreat
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Champaign, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My nephew and I wanted to visit a part of Costa Rica new to us as well as climb Mount Chirripo. I passed since I'm older than my 22 old nephew but he climbed it and stayed overnite at the top and made many new friends. We were blessed to find Rio Chirripo retreat as our base since the view... More 

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Go out of your way to visit. The grounds are beautiful and well kept.. The rooms are comfortable, affordable, and more than you would expect inthe middle of the rain forest. The best part were the meals. Everything is made fresh from scratch. Ori and Frank make you feel very welcome. This was our second visit, and will be there... More 

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Caldera, Panama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I didn't really know what to expect at Rio Chirripo Retreat. Getting there is a trip in itself - up in the mountains above San Isidro, Costa Rica. The friend I traveled with had been there before. I expected something much more rustic. What I found was a beautiful, well-appointed retreat that has the most beautiful gardens, hiking trails down... More 

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Germany
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

This is definitely the best place not only in the area, but to us the most lovely hotel we stayed in during our trip. Everything is made with such love for detail, super clean and just perfect for feeling comfortable and realxed. The room is simple and very beautiful, the views are breathtaking. You can bathe in the river or... More 

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Helena, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

The Rio Chirripo Lodge was the most peaceful place we stayed in Costa Rica. The beauty of the place was everywhere. The nature that surrounded us and especially the beauty of the owners, Frank and Oriana was amazing! We stayed two nights and would have spent our entire holiday at their wonderful retreat center! The food was prepared with love... More 

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Kula, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Coming from the paradise of Maui it is hard to find a place that exceeds our expectations. We discovered a true paradise at Rio Chirripo. There is a purity and simplicity in the magic of this place that is bursting with color from the tropical gardens and the beauty that is so abundant here. The property is next to a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

My friend and I stayed at Rio Chirripò retreat for 2 days before and after a climb of Cerro Chirripò. Oriana was wonderfully helpful throughout starting with her prompt emails and helpful organization of the climb itself, wiring the bank fee to the State of Costa Rica, and then giving us instructions every step of the way. Between her and... More 

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Verona, Italy
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

My boyfriend and I spent two magic days in this amazing place. We enjoyed the nature, the possibility to relax in front of the fire during the evening, the pools and the food that Oriana prepared for dinner. Thank you Frank and Oriana, we will remember your nest and we hope to come back!

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Aurora, Colorado
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Rio Chirripo Retreat is in a beautiful location in the mountain of Costa Rica. The scenery and the hiking near by the retreat are amazing. The rooms are very nice and are cleaned and given fresh towels every day. The food cooked for us was spectacular. If you do not like bugs or an rustic outdoor feel (like camping), I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

This retreat is awesome for anyone who loves outdoors or just a very peaceful and serene environment! The service and food are absolutely excellent! The only reason it received a rating of 4 for for cleanliness is due to the more laid back atmosphere and the rooms are reflective of that however very clean!

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Address: 50 meters north of the cemetary, Chirripo National Park, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > Chirripo National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 9

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