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Lookout Inn Lodge

3.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Carate, Carate, Corcovado National Park, Costa Rica
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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Although having travelled extensively in the neotropics, this will be my 1st review. I arrived June 19 at another lodge, Bosque del Cabo, located between Lookout Inn Lodge and Puerto Jimenez; my review is to some extent a comparison of the two. Bosque is highly manicured, and I found the sound of a lawnmower, and folks sweeping, was for me... More

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lookoutinn, Owner at Lookout Inn Lodge, responded to this review

hello don - holly cow thank u for the nice review-- and the hummers thank you toooo .. all is well here at the lookout inn lodge -- sun and rain and lots of scarlet macaws and the sea turtles are all over the beach tooooooooooooooo -- hope all is well with you up north.. enjoy the video;s -- thanks... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is with mixed feeling that I write about the Lookout Inn. Imagine finding a relatively undiscovered paradise and then opting to write a review to help popularize it. However, Terry and his hardworking crew at the Inn deserve as much. Skip Manuel Antonio. Skip the Thai food restaurants and the swarms of tourists trying to take the same photo... More

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lookoutinn, Owner at Lookout Inn Lodge, responded to this review

hey stevie I love ya what a great review and whats this tech savvy stuff -- I still have my college slide rule and a very large calculator TEXAS INSTRUMENTS -- all is well in paradise scarlet macaws all over the place and the monkeys still visit tooooo -- you need to return and hang out with us again... and... More

Meridian, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Husband and I travel often, however this has been the most memorable stay by far. If you are a nature/animal lover, this is the ideal place to be. Sits on a hills with beautiful views of ocean and tree tops. Close walk to gorgeous beach, lots of wildlife, and close proximity to Corcovado national park. Staff and food were great.... More

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lookoutinn, Owner at Lookout Inn Lodge, responded to this review

el nino is out and about and the weather on the osa p. is great sea turtles are laying eggs -- red eye tree frogs all over the garden ponds -- monkeys in the kitchen and scarlet macaws in the 40 to 60 groups flying about in front of the lookout inn --thank u so much for hanging with us... More

cancun
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Lookout Inn is a one of a kind experience where the rest of the world goes sililent and one can focus on what is truly important and that is being in the moment while enjoying the wonders what may be the most naturally beautiful place on the face of the earth. We had the best vacation that our family has... More

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lookoutinn, Owner at Lookout Inn Lodge, responded to this review

ya gotta love guests that love us yes??? BEST VACATION EVER is pretty sweet thanks guys .. our home is all ways open for you thanks terry and katya More

San Luis Obispo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We are nature lovers who also appreciate comfortable and affordable accommodations. Having been to the LOI so many times we now consider Terry and Katya to be our friends. Generally speaking we go native, staying sixteen to twenty days at a time, in which he hike, swim and explore the amazing Osa Peninsula. There is probably no better place to... More

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lookoutinn, Owner at Lookout Inn Lodge, responded to this review

hey guys -- what a nice review from u2-- friends forever -- come back soon red eye tree frogs all over the place -- scarlet macaws flying around all day -- lil rains so far and i saw a puma last Saturday out front of the lodge .. thanks ...terry & katy More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Near the Corcovado National Parque.. The Lookout Inn is rustic and comfortable, clean, the food is all great, and Terry and Katya are super. Advise.. make sure all room fans WORK. Its nice having the beach right there, but the waves there are huge and there is a riptide... best time to get in was at low tide. However, we... More

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lookoutinn, Owner at Lookout Inn Lodge, responded to this review

hello out there hot wheels -- thanks for visiting us at the lookout inn-- its still sunny and nice here lil rains here and there -- and yes some times a few rippers out there on the beach -- -- but most of the time its darn near a perfect wave --- fans are all being replaced as I type... More

Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

We couldn't believe it when we arrived. We knew we were at the right place when we saw the sign at the front say it was a barefoot resort, and at the bottom of the stairs was everyone's sandals. Our entire experience was just amazing. The lodge is simple yet exotic, the perfect jungle experience, and we loved it. The... More

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lookoutinn, Owner at Lookout Inn Lodge, responded to this review

ah yes the BARE FOOT INN -- been like that for all most 19 years ..a wonderful way of life -- no shoes thank you so much for visiting us and we all hope to see you 2 here again at the lookout inn and check out our new BED & BREAKFAST -- called '' inn jimenez '' its new... More

Pittsford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We returned to our upstate NY home 2 wks ago but are still marveling at the unbelievable pictures and wonderful vacation we enjoyed at Lookout Inn (4/20-4/26/14)! Terry had arranged a taxi pick-up at Puerto Jiminez, and our driver was the 1st welcoming host to this beautiful area. The 1 1/2 hour drive was interesting, watching the changing scenery &... More

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lookoutinn, Owner at Lookout Inn Lodge, responded to this review

Janet & Moe hello to u2-- how is the weather in new york state-?? its beginning to rain here so the red eye tree frogs are all over the place and the sea turtles are arriving soon to lay eggs out front on the beach -- all is good .. we all want to thank you for visiting us and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

We were just going for a long country ride and became hungry, so we stopped in. Normally they serve guests but the gentleman was so very kind to invite us for lunch - and to look around the grounds and buildings. It was very peaceful and the view was awesome. We had a tropical fresh fruit drink at the little... More

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lookoutinn, Owner at Lookout Inn Lodge, responded to this review

hi erni from fla. -- so kind of you to write a wonderful review-- thank you .. now you need to visit us and stay ok>>?? thanks so much the gang at lookout inn More

Corona, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

I have returned from another visit to this wonderful place. Loved it! Have been coming back almost every year during the last ten or so years. Usually stayed in one of the three rooms in the main building but this time I chose a separate cabin (is it called Jaguar?) and it was great! Thank you Katya and Terry, I... More

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lookoutinn, Owner at Lookout Inn Lodge, responded to this review

hello bug hunter D'imitri -- you my friend can visit us every year and next time bring the family again.. the rains have started and the trees are clean and green -- the animals all taking baths and the RED eye tree frog is all over the garden ponds.. and we have bugs tooooooooo thanks so much ...terry & katya More

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Address: Carate, Carate, Corcovado National Park, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Corcovado National Park > Carate
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Lookout Inn Lodge 3*
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The Lookout Inn Lodge is a Costa Rica eco lodge in the Osa Peninsula rainforest. It is located completely off the beaten path in the town of Carate and is next to the world-renowned Corcovado National Park. Ideally situated to offer comfortable and affordable eco-friendly accommodations to the traveler visiting this remote part of Costa Rica, the Lookout Inn Lodge is sure to impress. Nestled in the hillside right above the road and the black sand beach, the lodge provides spectacular views of the surrounding jungle rainforest, the majestic Pacific Ocean and an endless unspoiled Osa Peninsula coastline. ... more   less 
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