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Iguana Lodge

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Calle a Calle Platanares, Puerto Jimenez 60702, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Incredible experience. Lauren, Tobey and the Iguana Lodge team genuinely want you to have a wonderful time, and that is made evident from the email correspondence following your reservation confirmation through to the follow up after you leave. The food (breakfast and dinner), the accommodations, the service, the location and the activities (including the spa) were all exceptional - be... More 

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Charleston, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I had no idea that I would be staying in such a wonderful place out in the middle of nowhere! It is absolutely one of the coolest places I've stayed and the food was perfect! Also the owners were lovely 😊

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San Francisco, California
5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From soup to nuts, this Iguana Lodge was terrific! We stayed in the beach house - just great. Food was superb as was the dining ambiance. Staff all extremely friendly, accommodating and helpful. The lodge was so peaceful with everything we could ask for - beach right there, wonderful pool, tons of birds and animals. Monkeys, toucans, macaws, sloths and... More 

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Goshen
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food was awesome beach unbelievable. . . went into jungle with naturalist. . . kayaking mangroves and in ocean . . trip to short!! Beach to ourselves. . . rooms are fantastic....people are so nice..can't wait to go back!

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boston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Let me start by saying that all the great reviews you are reading about Iguana Lodge are true. And if you read something not so great, it is simply because the traveler did not do their research before staying here and needed a more luxury hotel. I've stayed at Iguana Lodge 3 times now, for a week each time, and... More 

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

My decision to visit Costa Rica and to stay at Iguana Lodge were last minute. I was able to take a vacation from work but I didn't want to deal with visas or vaccinations. I don't remember how exactly I found the lodge, probably through someone's travel blog, but I knew after visiting the lodge's website that I had to... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I almost booked a place in town in Puerto Jimenez and am SO GLAD we chose to go to this place instead, which was paradise, just a short 15 minutes away. This place was just lovely. Beautiful grounds, a deserted beautiful beach, and a great pool. Lauren and Toby were so nice. We were upgraded to a Casita without asking... More 

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Croton on Hudson, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We love the natural world and its animal and botanical treasures. This was a wonderland, with howler monkeys as wake-up alarm clocks, sloths in the tree next to our 3-story tree house, toucans and macaws, iguana occasionally and sleeping to the sound of crashing waves from the Gulfo Dulce. Breakfasts were fabulous with a specialty every morning, including perfect rice... More 

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Montgomery, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

It was more then we could have dreamed of, the staff - awesome. The food - amazing, Our room -beautiful, and all of the activities...kayaking, hiking, zip lining, spa, dolphin tour, chocolate tour, snorkeling there is something for everyone... and then you add in that you are located in the jungle with all of the animals and birds will keep... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015 via mobile

My family and I left Iguana Lodge this morning after a wonderful week spent there. The staff are amazing, friendly, caring and nothing is too much trouble for anyone. The owners Toby and Lauren are a lovely couple and their happy friendly attitude reflects through the whole place. The hotel is set in an idyllic spot, the rooms are spotlessly... More 

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