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Golfo Dulce Lodge

Golfito, Costa Rica
Golfo Dulce Lodge
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Marcos, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The area is less known tan the neighbor Corcovado National Park, which we visited recently. However, equal in wildlife and scenery plus the fact that since it is less touristy, it keeps this authentic charm, a mix of real adventure, non touristy and almost laid back in time a bit. The trip to the lodge itself is a wonderful adventure.... More 

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NL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

This was our second place lodge in Costa Rica and will always remember being so close to nature.. In the middle of the jungle, nice spacious cottages, designed to leave no footprint.. great host, food and very friendly staff.. Tours available with a great guide who knows all about the golfo dulce area, including the golfo dulce frog. Would love... More 

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london
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014 via mobile

Golfo Dulce lodge had all the things we wanted. Situated on the edge of the sea and the edge of the jungle, with beautiful gardens. So many good things : Friendly staff, a warm welcome each evening. Butterflies Jungle noises, Scarlet macaws,birds and animals abound. This lodge is very special. Esther has been devoted to preserving the natural habitat. Her... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014 via mobile

We have just returned from a ten-day stay in Costa Rica, which began with four days at Golfo Dulce Lodge. What a wonderful place! The lodge is remote, so do not choose this destination if you want distractions from nature (or a town bar to walk to after dinner). At Golfo Dulce Lodge you will live in the forest in... More 

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Herne, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

We stayed at Golfo Dulce Lodge from 10-13/2013. A truly marvelous place for anyone who wants to step out of his cabin and walk around whole day in the forest (both primary and secondary growth). Don't worry about the boat transportation: very well arranged. Food is excellent, home made. Cabins are very spatious, clean, good beds, in a very nice... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

You need to go to Golfito first. The Lodge has no access by road nor air. All boat. We parked the car in GOLFITO and were picked up by the guide and captain. The transfer takes around 30 minutes. The lodge is situated in a remote rainforest next to Piedras Blancas Park. The property has several hundred yards of beachfront.... More 

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Bern, Switzerland
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

This place is absolutely recommended. Located on the ocean inside a large Gulf, it is the true and real rainforest Experience we had expected. We stayed in a beautiful cottage located under large rainforest trees. We could see tons of birds from our deck. We saw one species of wild boar, the Coati Mundi which we had never seen before,... More 

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Comer, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

My husband and I returned last week from a short Costa Rica vacation that included six days at Golfo Dulce Lodge. We do not remember having a more interesting and enjoyable vacation. The fun began at lunch on the first day when a white-crested parrot swooped through the open air dining room to land in the rafters, a mythical-looking basilisk... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

I could not have been happier with my stay at the Golfo Dulce Lodge. For a naturalist like myself, it was an absolute joy. For those of you looking for somewhere completely away from crowds, surrounded by wildlife, and away from touristy types of things, then this is the place for you. Out here you are surrounded by a beautiful... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2012

Stunning location. We loved everything about our time there. The hotel is located on the coast, with a private access to the beautiful coast of Golfo Dulce, a natural oceanic bay. The tropical rainforest is all around. The lodge is located amidst a large tropical rainforest and on the sea. The wildlife is amazing too. We saw the red macaws,... More 

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