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La Palapa Eco Lodge Resort

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   800 meters from main road, Portalon 60602, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

From the minute one pulls into the property, one becomes aware that this is not just another hotel. Luscious vegetation greeted us and coaxed us to explore the beautiful grounds. It felt as though we were in the midst of a botanical garden. The rooms were beautiful, comfortable and affordable. Best of all, Manuel offers a tour on his property... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There are small bungalows in the middle of green park. Its beautiful, lots of flowers, trees, bananas. They have very tasty and delicious breakfasts. The pool is useful when you come back from a trip and want to cool down. About 5 km are wild beaches with noone. You must go there.

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San Vito, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed at La Palapa in July. It was a great experience! I loved the garden, it is perfect! You can see that Manuel, the owner, puts a lot of effort and love on taking care of his garden. It is immaculate and you can see a huge collection of different plants...Just the amount of different palm trees is amazing.... More

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I came to la palapa for 3 nights in June. The lodge was beautiful and extremely clean, and the grounds perfectly manicured. I booked it because it was kind of in the middle of nowhere and I wanted to experience the wildlife of Costa Rica and we got just that! It is true that the owners don't like you having... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We stayed in La Palapa with my wife and two kids for 4 nights and let me tell you that was an awesome experience for my whole family! The resort is located in the middle of the rain forest, so you are surrounded by nature all the time. Its very common to spot animals in there and the place is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

This was our first trip to Costa Rica, and I feel we were very lucky to have found La Palapa, which is nestled between the mountains and the ocean. Our family of 3 enjoyed the tranquility, the filling and fresh breakfast every morning, the delightful conversations with the owner, and the clean and nicely decorated bungalows. We stayed in a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We were there with our friends and 2 children. The rooms are located in small bungalows with nice terraces so you can seat in the evening and drink wine. There are lots of trees and greens around. You can meet some iguanas during going for breakfast. The pool is small but nice.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

I stayed here with my girlfriend back on the nights of 17 & 18 April 2014 and I'm certain we witnessed reviewers hnikole and Max B. Before I get to that, the resort is off the main road but is well-marked by road signs and on Google Maps. The grounds are covered in well manicured gardens which was a delight.... More

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Portland, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We stayed at La Palapa in February of 2014. We rented the entire property and the owners were amazing! Every detail of our stay was attended to. The accommodations were immaculate and the food prepared for us was delicious. I would not consider staying anywhere else. We will definitely return next year! Thanks for an amazing time!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

La Palapa owned by a Portuguese couple exceeded our expectations in many ways. The bungalow was beautiful with large views to the luxurious garden were we could see birds and butterflies at all times, clean and well decorated and designed, almost hidden in the gardens, trying to blend in with the surrounding environment. We stayed in bungalow number 1, in... More

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Address: 800 meters from main road, Portalon 60602, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Portalon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — La Palapa Eco Lodge Resort 3.5*
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'La Palapa EcoLodge Resort', surrounded by tropical gardens is located in a virgin Tropical Rainforest, with 149 acres (60.5 Hectares) of land, in the Central Pacific Coast of Portalon in Costa Rica, offering an incredible wildlife variety of fauna and flora. A perfect place and the paradise for passionate wildlife lovers. Our airy bungalows are painted with warm colors and decorated with unique original objects imported from North and Southern Africa, to create a very warm and special atmosphere. All are non-smoking, have very comfortable beds, ceiling fans, private terrace with bamboo table and chairs, cool tiled floors, private bathroom with hot shower, large furnished living room with an extra bed, fitted kitchen with refrigerator and screened windows that let in gentle breezes and melodic sounds from the jungle as you fall asleep. The La Palapa Resort is considered one of the most beautiful and well kept in, Quepos-Matapalo-Dominical and Uvita area, with grounds and tropical gardens beautifully maintained and clean, by dedicated staff that deliver the best service every day. What makes a great Hotel is one that makes you want to stay forever... ... more   less 
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