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Lookout Inn Lodge

3.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Carate, Carate, Corcovado National Park, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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Meridian, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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cancun
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

ventura
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
1 review
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

Florida, null, United States
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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

Toronto, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

My 12 year old daughter and I spent nine great days at Look out Inn. It is a magical spot with an endless beach, sunset views and hiking trails right at the doorstep. We had a great private cabin where I could see the stars from bed and hear the surf and wake up to the rainbow of birds flying... More

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

hello back to you kate and thanks so much .. every one here is still good and it finally rained out here on carate beach so of course the RED EYE TREE FROGS are all over the frog ponds now .. no excuse not to return .. hope all is well thanks so much terry and the gang More

Land O Lakes, Florida
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

We spent three gorgeous nights at the Lookout Inn from March 21 to March 23. it took us about 1-1/2 hours to drive from Pto. Jimenez down a long, bumpy, dirt road, across several rivers. But, what fun! Once you arrive and drive up that steep driveway, it is very serene with lots of birds and wildlife. The resort is... More

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

and the drive is still long and full of wild life .. thanks so much for the review and love to have you return some day...thank u so much terry and the team 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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