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La Paloma Lodge

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, Drake Bay, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Cancun
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Monkeys, macaws, colorful frogs, lizards, and so many more amazing tropical animals, and plants. Not an easy place to get to as we toured all over Costa Rica but worth it and one of my favorites. Friendly people, bend-over-backwards staff, lush rainforest, breath-taking views of Drake's Bay and the ocean, laze all day hammocks, even wifi in certain areas. I'd... More 

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Litchfield, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We just came back from La Paloma. My husband, and our 14 year old son and his friend went to the Osa Peninsula rain forest to have an authentic, not touristy experience. Perfect place. This is the best place to stay.They are helpful, knowledgeable and organized. The room we had, #3, was beautiful. We had a/c-which you need- and incredible... More 

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Belleville, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

La Paloma Lodge is the perfect choice for anyone who is visiting Drake Bay or the Osa Peninsula and whose vacation checklist includes: Serenity… Relaxing on your private deck, surrounded by the ocean breeze, you can gaze into the forest, mesmerized by the many fascinating sights and sounds of insects, birds, capuchins and howlers, or you can simply laze in... More 

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Lafayette, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Our family just spent 5 nights at La Paloma Lodge and I would give it six stars out of five if possible! I would echo everything that was said in recent reviews -- La Paloma really is that wonderful. The beauty of the natural setting is of course a perfect starting point, but the comfort of the accommodations (I recommend... More 

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Lemont, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

I can't say enough about La Paloma. This was my third trip, and what I realized is it's not just the beautiful environs, which truly are amazing, but just as important the staff at La Paloma and the guides. These folks are great. From the minute you arrive at the dock and are greeted by Dinia, only to be subsequently... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015 via mobile

La Paloma was a great choice by my friends Richard and Cheryl. I was so impressed by the natural beauty of the location. Looking down from the lodge up on a cliff looking out at the ocean. I never had a dull moment, monkeys, birds, lizards, crabs, Sharks, tapir, snakes, spiders, and every other animal you can think of. Trip... More 

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Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Rustic luxury are the best two words I could come up with to describe this property. The staff is friendly enough to make you feel as if you are visiting an old friends house, while they balance a level of professionalism that is just enough to allow you the space to create whatever type of experience you choose, should it... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Paloma Lodge has everything that makes a great holiday for me . Off the beaten track , small lodge set in a nature reserve , private and tastefully designed wooden accomodation with uninterrupted views over indigenous vegetation to the sea . You can either relax at the pool or on your patio enjoying the calm environment or fill your days... More 

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La_Paloma_Lodge, General Manager at La Paloma Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Renata. Thank you very much for taking the time to review about your experience at La Paloma Lodge. I’m glad you enjoyed your hike at Corcovado National Park with our guide Walter. Corcovado National Park is the largest National Park in Costa Rica and well known for its biodiversity and abundance of wildlife. Maybe an overnight stay at La... More 

North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

My wife and I stayed here in 2011...I know it has been a while but based on all the reviews, this place still rules. We had a great time, everything was superb. Amazing location. Take a fishing trip, or go scuba diving, we did both and it was amazing.

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La_Paloma_Lodge, General Manager at La Paloma Lodge, responded to this review

Dear gumilla, I am glad to see that after several years you still have such fond memories about La Paloma. La Paloma Lodge has been owner operated by the same people that started the lodge for more than 25 years. La Paloma is one of the first Lodges that were built in this area. We are proud to say that... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

We had booked the regular rancho but were upgraded to the Sunset Rancho. An incredible villa spread out over two floors! With a stunning balcony looking over the gorgeous tropical bay. Many a night was spent watching the sunset in the hammock. The most romantic place either of us have ever been and that was lucky as it was our... More 

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La_Paloma_Lodge, General Manager at La Paloma Lodge, responded to this review

Dear drspek2015, We are thrilled to hear that La Paloma Lodge was the most romantic place you have ever visited. It sounds like you really took advantage of everything both the lodge and the area have to offer. Great service and unforgettable memories is our priority to make you visit the highlight of your Costa Rica vacation. There are two... More 

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