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El Remanso Lodge

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near Corcovado National Park, 8203, Costa Rica
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El Remanso Lodge
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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AIRDRIE
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The location, the views, the guides, the cabins, the rooms, the food, all exceeded our wildest hopes and dreams. Thank you to the staff, owners and guides (especially Renaldo) for making this the best vacation ever. Our kids are still buzzing about what they saw and experienced at El Remanso. This is the best way to experience true Costa Rica.... More 

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Nottingham England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

From arriving on the small plane at the local airport (next to the cemetery), this was an excellent stay. The hotel is situated in primary rainforest along an unmade road. We were picked up at the airport by the owner / manager who made us very welcome during the 3/4 hour transfer. The hotel consists of cabins set in the... More 

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Wilson, Wyoming
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Our family of three just returned from an incredible 4 night stay at this amazing property. Excellent food and activities set in the middle of the rainforest. Our cabin was perfect - and even the howler monkeys waking us up at 5 am weren't a problem. The waterfall rappelling is a must do - along with the nature hike where... More 

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New York City, New York
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45 reviews 45 reviews
23 hotel reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff is exceptional and dedicated to making sure that your stay is absolutely to perfection. The meals are fresh and delicious; the equivalent to any 5 star restaurant - taste, presentation, portions, selection. We stayed in La Guida which is the last bungalow on the property which had a nice breeze and a lovely view of the ocean. It... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family of 4 just returned from a delightful vacation at El Remanso. Based on glowing Tripadvisor reviews, our expectations were high. We were thrilled when our experience at El Remanso exceeded those expectations! There are so many factors that contributed to our wonderful vacation, that I will highlight just a few: Wildlife - in abundance! We saw 3 species... More 

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Austin, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff at El Remanso are clearly dedicated to making sure your experience is positive and memorable. Everyone was attentive without being intrusive and made sure all of our needs were met. The hikes, both the Long Hike and Night Hike were highlights for us. The guides are SO knowledge, and groups are kept small so there are plenty of... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything is superb about this place. The wildlife is amazing - even on our way in from Puerto Jimenez the driver stopped to show us a sloth, some howler monkeys, a screech owl and macaws. This set the level of service. Everybody very friendly and helpful, cabin great, guides fantastic and food of a very high standard in a restaurant... More 

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

We spent four nights in La Vainilla Cabin at El Remanso Resort in the Osa Peninsula of Costa Rica and had an absolutely fantastic time. The staff were extremely welcoming and helpful. Everyone learned our names on our first day there and called us by name throughout our stay. We mentioned to management that I am diabetic when we made... More 

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Crewe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had such a fabulous time last year we decided to finish this years trip to Costa Rica (all other places different to last year) with our dream destination - and we were as blown away as before. For us this is paradise, you are not merely observers but become immersed in a magnificent cocoon of nature and are cosseted... More 

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Hillsboro, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our second trip to Costa Rica. While we thoroughly enjoyed our first trip, this was the only place we chose to go back to. Everything about El Remanso is outstanding. The setting, the accommodations, the food, the commitment of the owners to the animals and the environment. It was the high point of both trips. We took the... More 

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