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Saladero Eco Lodge

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Rio Esquinas | Golfito, Costa Rica, Golfito 6000, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Acton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was such a wonderful escape from the cold winter we just had in Boston! From the boat ride across Golfo Dulche to the delicious healthful meals (loved the coconut cookies for dessert) prepared by our hosts, this vacation is one of our best. The setting is beautiful and the hosts, Susan and Harvey are simply lovely people. Susan gave... More 

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Winterthur, Switzerland
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

The most peaceful place we`ve been. Harvey and Susan are a very friendly and interesting couple. They like to share their love for the place and the nature all around with the guests. We could stay in the beach house and felt like king and queen of the golfo dulce. The evening sunsets are great and we loved to get... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Before arriving I was a little skeptical that Saladero could live up to the reviews. It did! As mentioned in many reviews, Susan and Harvey are amazing hosts, who really make you feel that you are visiting old friends. Our 3 days were spent kayaking, paddle boarding, hiking, fishing, swimming and just relaxing. We were staying in the Tree House... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

My brother and I had the most fantastic 6 days at Saladero Eco Lodge. The couple - Harvey and Susan - that runs the place, are very (like in VERY) nice and caring people. When you are in a place, so remote from everything as you are at Saladero Eco Lodge, it plays a huge role. But no worries there... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We stayed here for three nights as part of a package with Danta Corcovado Lodge, arranged through the lodges themselves and what a wonderful place to end our trip to Costa Rica. From the moment Harvey met us on the beach with his boat and took us on a lovely ride across the glass smooth Golfo Dulce to Saladero where... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Our days at Saladero had a relaxed rhythm punctuated by Susan's delicious meals. We easily fell into the habit of going to sleep at dark and waking with the sunrise. There is good snorkeling, and you can see all kinds of fish and sea turtles right from your kayak or paddle board. The Beach House is spacious, comfortable with ocean... More 

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Canton of Lucerne, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We liked every minute of our stay with two very warm and highly knowledgeable hosts. This included fishing for dinner on the way to the lodge. The two women local staff and Susan and Harvey never failed to do a great job in the kitchen. The two local men of the staff made a difference, too. The outdoor shower is... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Susan and Harvey are very warm and welcoming hosts. The meals are delicious. I loved that Saladero is entirely solar-powered and that much of the food is grown on the Lodge grounds. Also appreciated very much the collaboration by Susan and Harvey with environmental scientists and Costa Rica Parks officials. Lovely rain forest walks available just off the property, lots... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Went glamping with my partner and some friends at Saladero in mid March. Harvey and Susan are excellent, hands on hosts. The meals were AMAZING, we caught pargo (snapper) fishing right off the shore, went kayaking and paddle boarding, swimming, bird watching, hiking the beautiful trails... I highly recommend this experience to all nature lovers and environmentalists - even those... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Susan and Harvey are wonderful hosts. The meals and snacks are terrific. Their support staff are lovely, helpful local people. It's a remarkable, total immersion into the fantastic Golfo Dulce ecosystem.

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