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Star Mountain Jungle Lodge

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2 kms on the Cabuya Road, Mal Pais, Costa Rica
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Star Mountain Jungle Lodge
Ranked #3 of 5 Mal Pais B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Miami
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

At star mountain, leave the real world behind and get lost in the middle of a lush jungle, howling monkeys, spotted butterflies and horses. It's a little secret paradise. The accommodations are super quaint and very family friendly and romantic

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Redondo Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

My son arranged this family trip for us so I really had no idea what I was in for. I couldn't have been more pleased and excited to actually live in the jungle for a week. Star Mountain Jungle Resort is beautiful and the accommodations comfortable…You are rarely in your room because you want to take in the beauty of... More

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

We went with our two teenage girls looking for a truly Costa Rican experience and have found it at Star Mountain Jungle Lodge. We definitely had chosen the best place for 12 nights. The staff was extremely helpful. Breakfast was great and plenty of fresh fruits and coffee. A 4x4 vehicle is recommended throughout the Peninsula but the drive up... More

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Hermosa Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

If you want to truly decompress and "get away from it all" you'd be hard pressed to find a better place in Costa Rica, (or the planet for that matter). One look at the nighttime sky and you'll know instantly where the lodge earned it's name. The most vivid and beautiful stars imaginable. Fall asleep to the sounds of the... More

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Muskoka, Ontario, Canada
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15 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

My husband and I have visited Costa Rica 6 times traveling the country every visit. Having stayed at over 13 hotels throughout CR I can passionately say that this is by far the top of the chart, away from it all, in the jungle retreat we have ever had the pleasure of enjoying. We could have stayed on the main... More

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Tallahassee, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

The Star Lodge turned out to be one of the most interesting and accommodating inns in the Mal Pais area. Not only is it off the beaten path, but it offers a taste of Costa Rica missing from the more developed coastal area. Large rooms, lovely self serve breakfast, delicious coffee, a relaxing pool, and an opportunity to hike the... More

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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23 hotel reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

My family and I spent three nights at the lodge and it proved to be a most incredible experience. The wonder starts as you try to reach the lodge that is located in the middle of the jungle. The abundance of nature very well balances with the services offered and every single minute spent there becomes magic. Do not miss... More

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New York City, New York
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

I took my family to this lovely oasis in the jungle Jan 2014. The rooms were clean and spacious. We were able to sleep peacefully and awaken to nature sounds of the jungle. Breakfast was served at 7:30am daily. The food was amazing. Katzia, the chef, went above and beyond. We happened to be staying during the time when the... More

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

My wife and I visited recently and we had an amazing time. We know the area and there are many nice places close by at the beach but we wanted to experience nature at its best. The day we arrived we took a hike around the property and it took us over two hours to explore Star Mountain´s private reserve.... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

I went to Star Mountain to see if the place would work for my yoga and health retreats. It not only works, its truly astounding! Nestled in the jungle it's a real peaceful heaven. It's perfect for small groups that want to relax , rejuvenate and get away from it all and its also really amazing how close it is... More

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Address: 2 kms on the Cabuya Road, Mal Pais, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Mal Pais
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Star Mountain Jungle Lodge Costa Rica/Mal Pais

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