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Iguana Lodge

3.5 of 5 Resort   |   Calle a Calle Platanares, Puerto Jimenez 60702, Costa Rica
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Ranked #4 of 15 hotels in Puerto Jimenez
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Marin County, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Iguana Lodge provides a peaceful refuge in a largely undiscovered corner of paradise. The staff and owners are very friendly and provide great service. This is an Eco-lodge and Puerto Jimenez is hot and humid. There's no air conditioning and the heat can be uncomfortable with no refuge, so if you like your creature comforts this isn't the place... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service is excellent. Professional and accurate. Nature is one of a kind, views , ocean , forest and wildlife (we been all over the world), we did a short walk one hour drive away with the hotel guide and it was great. The place is well organized. Resturant , pool and Yoga area are all very good nicely done. But... More

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I spent a couple of days at Iguana Lodge last week and greatly enjoyed my stay. Mid June is not high season, so I was the only guest in the Club Room area. Only two couples with children were staying in the Casitas. My room was in the Club Room building located right on top of the La Perla Restaurant.... More

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HI, Thanks for visiting. We didn't get a chance to meet you as we were away. We take our food quite seriously here, and "mediocre" is definitely not a word we often hear about our food - so we followed up - we were fascinated. Who are you, and what did you eat? ​ Due to the wonders of​ technology,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Staying at the Iguana Lodge provided a warm, loving atmosphere where I could relax on my deck and watch wildlife. The howling monkeys are my neighbours and their bark is bigger than their bite. I saw an iguana in the tree outside my door to my cabin. The host gave fresh bananas by the bunch everyday. We had internet access... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Iguana lodge is in a beautiful location. We picked it because it was on the beach. The family who run the property are very nice people and so are their staff. You absolutely have to appreciate that this is an Eco lodge in every sense of the word and you maybe out of your comfort zone as the jungle is... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Sorry, this review is a bit late. Jay and I spent 14 wonderful days at Iguana Lodge at the end of April, watching the other guests moan at having to leave after 2 or 3 days. Everyone exclaimed that Iguana Lodge was the highlight of their trip and they wished they had more time. Well, we never regretted for a... More

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Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

My husband and I stayed here for 6 nights at the end of March, at the beginning of a 18-day visit to Costa Rica. This was our third trip in a row to Costa Rica, and we have stayed at a number of places, and the Iguana Lodge hit the high notes for everything we were looking for. It was... More

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Princeton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

I stayed at Iguana in the beginning of March while on a yoga retreat with Upper West Side Yoga. I can honestly say between my incredible yoga instructors and the people, amenities, and atmosphere at Iguana, I had one of the most spiritually fulfilling experiences of my life. For me, it was the small things: a good cup of coffee... More

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Peru, Maine, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

We spent 3 nights here in a corner club room with an ocean view. Would recommend this room for cross ventilation with the breeze as it has 2 windows and being on the end has less people walking past. The fan did a good job with the intense heat, although only one of the two fans was working. The room... More

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glorialauren, Owner at Iguana Lodge, responded to this review

HI, I wish you could have given us a higher rating too! Re Yoga: Unfortunately, my mother-in-law broke her knee and we needed to go take care of her back in the USA. We usually have two free yoga teachers here - but for four days, we didn't, and I apologize. We did have another yoga teacher available to teach... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014 via mobile

If you need air conditioning on top of ocean breeze, go elsewhere, but for us, the Iguana was absolutely perfect. Can't beat the group meals in the great room over the main lodge, and our casita was a wonderful place for afternoon naps. And what more can you say about the private sandy beach than "Heaven!" Pura vida!

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Address: Calle a Calle Platanares, Puerto Jimenez 60702, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Puerto Jimenez
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Iguana Lodge 3.5*
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Also Known As:
Iguana Hotel Puerto Jimenez
Iguana Resort Puerto Jimenez
Iguana Lodge Costa Rica/Puerto Jimenez

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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#2 On the Beach Hotel in Puerto Jimenez #2 Family Hotel in Puerto Jimenez #4 Romantic Hotel in Puerto Jimenez
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Iguana Lodge is the Osa Peninsula's premier beach eco-resort. Established over eleven years ago, Iguana Lodge is founded on the principles of sustainable tourism, personalized service, joy, health, and well-being. Located on the most beautiful beach on the Osa (no kidding), Iguana Lodge is a contemporary, lushly landscaped resort with a 20 meter lap pool and Jacuzzi, two yoga decks and complimentary yoga classes*, a deluxe spa, a fabulous Tico staff, award winning fresh, healthy meals at our two restaurants, our own naturalist, and excellent jungle and ocean adventures. ... more   less 
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