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Esquinas Rainforest Lodge

3.0 of 5 Piedras Blancas National Park | La Gamba, Golfito, Costa Rica
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ghent, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very quiet place in the middle of nature. Excellent for watching birds and other wildlife! Clean rooms, very helpful staff. Good network of trails allows to walk in the jungle safely. Although I went in rainy season with a 4WD, roads were better than I expected.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Fantastic chance to get close to nature with loads of walks to explore the forest all of which start at the lodge. The communal space is cosy and the staff are so friendly. I would love to go back at a moments notice.

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a great place for people who want to be with nature. It's not super fancy or posh, but certainly comfortable and there is instant access to nature. Loads of birds and the night hike is a must...we saw a red-eyed green tree frog...something I've always wanted to see in CR. The lodge room was great. Staff is super... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Esquinas Lodge is fine, as long as you know what you're getting. Once well-known as a birder's lodge, it is now far from that. There are no longer any qualified bird guides, only nature guides who lead eco-tourists on short morning walks. The birds are still there, if you're comfortable getting them on your own. The focus of the lodge... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

First of all I have to say: WOW!!! This is THE best location to stay for nature lovers! Yes, there is no AC in the rooms and yes, there are bugs and mosquitos around, but this is why you'll come here. There are so much birds and other animals you'll see directly from your room or dining room. All trails... More 

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Pedasi, Panama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

My stay at the Esquinas Rainforest Lodge was a pleasant surprise. I spend the night in a lovely bungalow room and enjoyed good homemade food. In the evening I enjoyed a night walk with a guide and the next morning I went for a horse riding tour to the waterfall. I can really recommend this lodge for all nature lovers.... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

This is an amazing hotel in the middle of the rainforest. From the very moment you enter this place you get a feel of peacefulness and calm that is hardly found elsewhere. The rooms are amazing, in little wooden huts in which you get no windows, only mosquito nets and you can hear every noise from the forest in the... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Unique place in the world if you want to be in the tropical forest with all its biodiversity and enjoy the wildlife just around you. Easy to reach: 10 min. from main road, 20 minutes from small Golfito airport. Good food and very friendly, polite staff

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Lisburn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

What an amazing holiday we spent with Exodus in Costa Rica in March this year. Highlight of our stay was possibly the 2 days spent in the very Eco friendly Esquinas Rainforest Lodge in La Gamba area. There we had the most wonderful accommodation and superb meals washed down by a very friendly Honesty Bar.! A pool was refreshing to... More 

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San Isidro de El General, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

we took a trip south to the golfito area. Close to golfito, but in the middle of the rain forest! They gave us a room on the top of the hill. It rain minutes after we got there, and it was amazing to experience the rain and the sounds of the forest! We had a good time and we will... More 

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Address: Piedras Blancas National Park | La Gamba, Golfito, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Golfito
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Esquinas Rainforest Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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Also Known As:
Esquinas Rainforest Hotel Golfito
Esquinas Rainforest Lodge Costa Rica/Golfito

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