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La Paloma Lodge

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Drake Bay, Costa Rica
1 room 1 adult
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I recently spent three nights at La Paloma Lodge. It is a fun place to get to, involving a short boat ride from the beach in the nearby village. The lodge buildings are perched on a hillside above the pounding surf, in lovely grounds. Staff were helpful and professional and accommodating of changes that we wanted to... More 

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San Diego, California, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Friends recommended this Eco resort so we tried it. Flying Sansa Air to drake bay was great. The are a great little airline and they are always on time. The tiny drake bay airport is a thrill to land at. Almost as much fun as my first landing in St Barts. The lodge consist of 12 rooms or house. We... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Perfect setting for some exciting adventures. Just getting there is a fun experience. On arrival, our "room" was really our own cottage with two floors, one for the kids and one for the adults. Each with an open air bathroom. AWESOME. wonderful three sides of windows to open and enjoy the view, the ocean and the wild life. But also... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed at La Paloma for 4 nights as part of our 2 week vacation in Costa Rica. I can say by far La Paloma was the most memorable part of our vacation. The staff are ridiculously friendly and helpful. The hotel is absolutely amazing, rooms are fantastic and amenities are great. Food is incredible, I still... More 

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Richland, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed at La Paloma Lodge for 4 nights of our honeymoon and were absolutely thrilled with our stay. Upon arriving at the small airport in Drake Bay, we were met by a friendly taxi that the lodge had arranged to pick us up at the airport and drive us across the river and to the beach... More 

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Springfield, Missouri
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms and amenities are luxurious and comfortable, with gorgeous ocean and wildlife views from the balcony and the dining area. The staff is responsive and most courteous. Meals are exceptional, featuring fresh seafood and fruit combined with traditional Costa Rican dishes and flavors. You will not be disappointed! We awoke to Howler Monkeys the first morning, and were serenaded... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is truly a special place... the SERVICE is incredible - what really sets La Paloma apart is the incredible customer service that they provide. They are so attentive, friendly, and helpful. Everyday , my girlfriend and I would get back to the lodge at awkward times and the staff already knew we were going to be hungry and set... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staying at La Paloma and hiking in Osa was my favorite part of our trip to Costa Rica. My family and I stayed 4 days and there was so much to do we had trouble picking which adventures we wanted to do more! The lodge was beautiful, relaxing, and inspiring. It had an amazing atmosphere that was remote, friendly, and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in a Sunset Rancho- in the rainforest, facing the ocean with a beautiful deck. The units are well designed, with two floors, lots of wood and windows everywhere to take in the views of trees, monkeys, toucans, hummingbirds and other wildlife right outside our door. Great a/c, or you can leave the windows open for the breeze and... More 

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Beatrice, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our visit to La Paloma was wonderful! I can't say enough good things about the staff. Everyone was very pleasant and eager to please. The excursions were very well organized (and the picnic lunches terrific too!) and informative. As others have said, getting here is a bit of an effort, but it's well worth it. You truly feel as if... More 

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