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Santa Elena, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve none, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just spent 4 days in Monteverde and stayed in Cabin 3 at Cabinas Capulin. It was perfect. Beautiful setting, quiet except for the birds, close to everything, great hosts - all at a surprisingly low cost. The only thing we will do different next time? Stay longer!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recently led a study abroad field course of university students to Costa Rica, and Cabinas Capulin hosted us all in Monteverde for 3 nights. We stayed in multiple cabins, and the instructors stayed in Cabin #8 (large cabin for a big family - amazing views). I'd definitely return there with my family as well. We also ate all our... More

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Beijing, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Great cabin to view sunset! We did not supposed to see sunset before arriving because of the raining in the afternoon. However, thanks God, we have two fine days during our four days' stay! The great cabin to live among the Mountain and wildness! We like the kitchen, too. If the bathroom a little bit bigger, better!

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Haifa, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Me and my husband spent a night during our honeymoon in april 2014. After along and exhausting drive from Arenal, around the lake and through the 4WD trails we arrived at the capulin farm in early evening. owner was very helpful and showed us to our cabin. cabin are basic and are fine for a short stay (extra small lights... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We stayed at Cabin 5 and it was perfect. Great views and perfect for bird watching. It was too far to walk to the restaurants etc but we had an SUV so it was fine. With advise from the host we found a cool spot to see the Arenal Volcano (about 8km away). The place is not fancy inside (no... More

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Ogden, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Wow! We stayed in the secluded mountain home they rent. Couldn't have asked for a better experience! Would go back tomorrow if we could! Hannibal and his brothers made our time there amazing. We toured the family farm, made a sweet drink from sugar cane, swung like Tarzan from a vein tree then experienced an amazing tree swing that the... More

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Orem, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

We just spent 3 magical days with our 4 kids (10-16) and 2 friends in the house in Cabinas Capulin. The house is situated on a hill so the view of the valley all the way to the Nicoya Gulf was beautiful. It was so peaceful after fun adventures in the cloud forests and the bustling little town of Santa... More

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Evanston, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

If you're going to go to Monteverde you should stay here. Absolutely great place, very clean and nice accommodations. Roy and the rest of the family were very nice and very helpful for finding food and booking different day events. 100% reccomend

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014 via mobile

The staff from stateside to arrival and departure were absolutely wonderful. Good food, nice rooms, awesome view from our cabin. Roy, Carmen, Stacy and Anibal were so hospitable...arranged trips, made great suggestions...we loved it and would return! After going to the DR, Barbados, St. Thomas, CR is our place to return. Martha, Marco and Nancy USA

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here with friends and had two rooms looking out over Santa Elena. The rooms were adequately appointed, the bed comfortable, bathroom clean and the place felt secure. It is a 20 minute or so walk to the centre of Santa Elena and tours will pick you up. Caplin is family owned and everyone was friendly and helpful. They... More

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Address: Santa Elena, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve none, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde > Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve
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Cabañas Capulín is a cluster of 8 beautiful wooden cabins located in a beautiful natural setting, with stunning views of the cloud forest and the Nicoya Gulf. The cabins range in size from small private cabins (with space for 2-5 guests), to bungalows (3-7 guests), to a small, two-storey mountain house (for 7 people). All cabins have beautiful woodwork, bathrooms with hot water, and terraces or balconies with beautiful view. ... more   less 
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