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Saladero Eco Lodge

Rio Esquinas | Golfito, Costa Rica, Golfito 6000, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014
Michael C Paxton, MA
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Paxton, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Our family of three stayed here in mid-July 2014. We stayed in the Tree House which was nestled in the trees about 90 stairs up from the main lodge. The hosts are a very kind, generous couple who worked hard to make sure we were comfortable and happy. The jungle trails on the property are through primary rain forest and... More

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Hailey, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Saladero Lodge is the perfect combination of an idyllic, remote setting and a lodge that provides high quality, personalized service. Susan and Harvey and their staff are professional and attentive. Their property is beautifully maintained with tropical plants, many of which provide delicious food and drink for the guests. Primary forest surrounds the lodge grounds, and we spent much of... More

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Wow! We stayed 3 nights at Saladero, and if you’re looking for a getaway from the noise and bustle of civilization, this is the place! Accessible only by boat, you are well taken care of, and you can choose your activities depending on your energy level—there are tours available if you want them, kayaks to use for exploration, and hammocks... More

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Corvallis, Oregon USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

For three nights this past week, four of us (two couples) stayed at the very remote Saladero Ecolodge. My partner and I had stayed there in February, but we had camped (see my review from February 9th), and this time we stayed in the little bungalow close to the main building, and our friends stayed in the tree-house (those 81... More

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King City, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

I found the Saladero Eco Lodge through an Internet search. Of course, making a booking based on a Website I haven't seen before in a country I haven't been to can be a bit risky but it seemed to fit exactly what I was looking for, this being my first trip to Costa Rica, a long held dream. As it... More

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

If you ever have the pleasure of kayaking the shores of the Golfo Dulce in Costa Rica, (with Adventures Under the Sun www.adventuresunderthesun.com )in addition to the calm waters, migrating whales, and dolphins, you'll notice virtually NO development. Pure jungle coastline. And that is great! But at the end of the day the outline of the Saladero Lodge nestled in... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Beautiful location and property. Very peaceful and relaxing. Food was gourmet and they offered lots of variety. All meals were made from scratch often using food grown on the property. The beach house was spacious, well ventilated, comfortable, and had a great view. It was great to have full access to the kayaks and fishing equipment. The property is surrounded... More

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Evans, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

My 10 year old daughter and 13 year old son and I (mother) stayed 4 nights there. The scenery, hospitality, and food were divine. We were serenaded by howler monkeys, catered to by loving staff, and had every need taken care of. The food and drinks were often created with ingredients grown there. The tour of the mangroves and kayaking... More

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Port Orchard, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Highly Recommended. We spent 6 nights at Saladero. Susan, Harvey and the staff are helpful and friendly, the food is excellent, and the grounds and surrounding rainforest are beautiful. It’s a great place to either relax or have fun. The kayaking and fishing was good (so was the snorkeling) and the mangrove tour is a must. Our only complaint was... More

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Bern, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Fantastic place with lovable hosts. The lodge is enbeded in a beautiful landscape at the Golfo Dulce. The free use of kayaks and snorkeling gear is a big plus. Also the well maintained jungle trails on the grounds of the lodge. There are several tours available, the tours we joined are highly recommended. The delicious food consists of many own... More

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Address: Rio Esquinas | Golfito, Costa Rica, Golfito 6000, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Golfito
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All inclusive beachfront eco lodge with 450 acres of primary rainforest. Three tropical screened cabins. The second floor of the Beach house sleeps 6, the Tree cabin sleeps 4, the new bungalow sleeps 2 and the Mariposa sleeps 4. The room prices Include boat pickup and return to Golfito or Pto Jimenez, 3 meals a day (much of our food is grown here organically), afternoon snack, natural juices, unlimited use of nature trails, snorkel equipment, fishing equipment and kayaks. Two coral reefs and the Rio Esquinas mangrove estuary close by. 1/2 Mile of beach front, 30 acres of tropical gardens, 450 acres of primary rain forest. Birding is outstanding and fish right in front of the property. Many optional tours available including the river mangroves by kayak, river mangroves by boat, canopy tour, snorkeling coral reefs, horseback riding, botanical gardens and chocolate farm tour. ... more   less 
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