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Santa Elena, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve none, Costa Rica
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Baltimore, Maryland
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cabinas Capulin is located outside of the town of Santa Elena. It is on a steep street which leads to the SkyWalk Zip Lines and the cabins are on a steep driveway off of the street. Our family of 6 stayed in Cabin #8 for 3 nights which provided ample beds for everyone but the Cabin is basically no frills.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow! What a special spot with stunning views!!!! My husband and I stayed in Cabin #6 for 1 night and I wish we had stayed longer. The little balcony was wonderful to sit out on and we woke up to the sound of howler monkeys in the Monteverde forest. Amazing. We had a double and a single bed and the... More

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Dorset, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The most stunning location of any of the beautiful places we stayed in Costa Rica. Watching the 270 degree sunset from a hammock in front of the cabins was magical. Friendly and helpful service from the lovely hosts, and wonderful Costa Rican breakfasts to keep you going all day. (Tastiest pineapple of the trip, which is saying something). We had... More

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

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 June 25, 2014

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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14 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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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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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