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Saladero Eco Lodge

Rio Esquinas | Golfito, Costa Rica, Golfito 6000, Costa Rica
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  • Sleep Quality
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Evans, Georgia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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st. paul
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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I spent 4 nights at Saladero, in the wonderful Tree House. We were so impressed with the beauty of this resort, the attentiveness and friendliness of Susan and Harvey, our hosts. Every morning we had fresh pineapple and bananas from Susan's gardens included in our wonderful breakfasts. Lunch and dinner were also delicious. The grounds are beautiful... More

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Chevy Chase, Maryland, Usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

My husband and I (seniors) had a perfect 4 days with Harvey and Susan at Saladero. We felt like house guests enjoying their wonderful paradise with them. The beauty, remoteness and tranquility of Saladero, combined with the warmth and interest in the environment of our hosts, made it a relaxing and fun visit. The only downside was that it was... More

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Mattersburg, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

It is a present and it was definitly my highlight on my 7 week-trip through Costa Rica, when I got to Saladero Lodge. Enjoying an nature reserve and being introduced to plants by wonderful people who took care of me in a very special way is something I didn´t experience so far. Susan and Harvey shared not only their home... More

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Corvallis, Oregon USA
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

We had a wonderful camping experience at Saladero last week! We live in very southern Costa Rica, so we boated (with a motor on our ocean kayak) up Golfo Dulce four hours to Saladero Eco Lodge. We didn't stay in the cabinas but I have heard they're very nice, including the tree house. We didn't bring a tent as we... More

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Eugene, Oregon
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Thanks to TripAdvisor recommendations and Harvey and Susan's email communications we chose Saladero Lodge as one of two properties we visited on our 3 week first trip to Costa Rica. Immediately we felt like family without responsibility. Our hosts were enough reason, alone, to return. The property, access to all things outdoors, fantastic fresh meals and the education we received... More

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Morrison
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

Saladero Lodge is a place that you will not be wakened by the noise of motorcycles, cars and trucks because there are no roads. This was our 6th trip to the Saladero Lodge because it has everything that we could want in a vacation. Harvey and Susan will pick you up by boat and take you on an amazing coastal... More

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Panama City Beach, Florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

As a 29 year old guy, I never thought I would enjoy being disconnected from laptops, phones, and TV's. Well, after staying 4 days and 3 nights at Saladero I found out how great it was especially with such gracious hosts as Harvey and Susan. We stayed in the treehouse, which was fantastic, as long as you can handle 80+... More

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Also Known As:
Saladero Eco Lodge Costa Rica/Golfito
Address: Rio Esquinas | Golfito, Costa Rica, Golfito 6000, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Golfito
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 13 Specialty lodging in Golfito
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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