We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Saladero Eco Lodge

Rio Esquinas | Golfito, Costa Rica, Golfito 6000, Costa Rica
Hotel website
Special Offer
MARCH MADNESS
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Saladero Eco Lodge
Professional photos View all
Browse nearby
Saladero Eco Lodge
Write a Review

133 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    123
    10
    0
    0
    0
See reviews for
34
74
16
Business
0
Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (36)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (133)
  • Mar-May only
    (40)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (20)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (10)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (63)
All months
Cincinnati, Ohio
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

As part of a kayaking trip, we had the good fortune to stay at Saladero with wonderful hosts, Harvey and Susan, for two nights December 14-15, 2014. We had "the Bungalow" which was very comfortable and cozy, with beautiful carpentry by handy Harvey. The food prepared by Susan and Paulina was delicious and healthy. One day Harvey towed us in... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Wicklow, Ireland
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in saladero for 4 wonderful nights. Our hosts Harvey and Susan were so welcoming and made our stay so relaxing and the food was amazing. It is a beautiful place lots of birds lizards and howler monkeys. The best was watching the dolphins and turtles early in the morning. Great snorkelling and kayaking. Perfect place to just relax... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Boulder, Colorado
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I spent 5 days at Saladero in December and enjoyed it even more than our first time there a couple years ago. The food continues to be great; Susan and Paulina do wonders with the local fish and produce! What appeals to us most is that their approach to food is so much like we eat -... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Alberta
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
14 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This lodge is remote so do not expect a large variety of tours. Do expect to be treated well by your hosts and do expect good food. You will see wildlife and birds but have to search for them. A stay of two or three days is perfect. There are basically three hiking paths which will take leisurely, half a... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Harvey38, Owner at Saladero Eco Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review Saladero Ecolodge and for your comments. In response to "not having a lot of tours" we would like to clarify what we do offer. Everyone that comes to Saladero Ecolodge enjoys a complimentary tour of the property with an emphasis on tropical plants, biodiversity, importance of the primary rainforest and... More 

Brooklyn, New York
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

For three nights in Dec. 2014 my husband and I had the good luck to find( through Trip Advisor ) the Osa, Costa Rican rainforest Ecolodge run by ex-pats Harvey and Susan Woodard who were outstanding hosts in this multi-acre palm paradise on the shores of the Osa Bay. Surrounded by the mysterious rainforest we heard the growling of howler... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Victoria, Canada
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We spent 8 magical days at Saladero Eco Lodge. It is a tremendous place, made even more special by Susan and Harvey, our hosts. You really can slow down, unplug and enjoy the beauty of your surroundings here. The food was delish and portions were more than enough. And there are these coconut cookies...drool. We stayed in the tree house... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
New York City, New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

My boyfriend and I went to visit the Saladero Eco Lodge for Thanksgiving with friends. He has been to the lodge several times before. We stayed in the tents (which are really platform buildings) and brought our own mattress (foam) and linens. It was comfortable, although basic and a little rough. The lodge provides a beautiful solar shower and bathroom.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
San Diego, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We had a wonderful time with Susan and Harvey when we visited in July. My husband and I as well as our two boys, 10 and 11 had already been traveling for several days and spending much of the time hiking, so the slower pace and comfortable accommodations were a welcome change. We enjoyed sharing our family style meals at... More 

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Was this review helpful? Yes
Paxton, MA
1 review
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Hailey, Idaho
1 review
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to Saladero Eco Lodge? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Saladero Eco Lodge

Address: Rio Esquinas | Golfito, Costa Rica, Golfito 6000, Costa Rica
Phone Number:
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Golfito
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Number of rooms: 4
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com so you can book your Saladero Eco Lodge reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Saladero Eco Lodge Costa Rica/Golfito

182 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (144)
Viewed
Room/suite (13)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (14)
Viewed
Dining (7)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (21)
Viewed
View from room (8)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
4:14
Videos (1)
Viewed
Other (79)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (38)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (10)
Viewed
Dining (3)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (3)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Room/suite (2)
Viewed
Other (19)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay