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Flutterby House

150 Meters North of Cabinas Bamboo, Uvita, Costa Rica
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Flutterby House
Ranked #6 of 24 Specialty lodging in Uvita
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Cochabamba, Bolivia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Unexpected groovy spot after along trip was fun to encounter! Friendly staff! And great place to meet fellow travelers! Loved the common kitchen! Floors on the cabins are made of wood and dont completly seal it from the outside so you can expect some bugs walking around, the beds have moskito nets :) No A/C You can also camp there!... More

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New York City, New York
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent two days at the Flutterby House and had a great time! All the prior reviews are spot on - nice people, great scenery, unique setting and good food! Also extremely affordable - especially the drinks! Nearby beach is beautiful and definitely take surf lessons with Rama- he's the best! Know what to expect though - this is closer... More

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Oakland, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A friend of mine recommended this place when I mentioned that I was going on vacation there. Not sure what to expect from the pictures and reviews. It's one of those places you have to experience. What is paradise for one person can be hell for another. I stayed for 5 days in June. Humidity was uncomfortable for me and... More

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We walked to Flutterby House to rent bikes. What a great place full of fun folks. The staff are professional and kind. Their location can't be beat. We found the beach very close and walked to the other Uvita entrance. We did not stay there as I need A/C in the June heat, but it looked like a perfect place... More

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Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

I was planning to stay for no more than two days. But I just couldn't get away from this place! Beautiful people, good food, welcoming vibes, clean surroundings and perfectly located for beach/surf lovers and mango fanatics. I really recommend this one..

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San Francisco, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

My girlfriend and I very recently spent four amazing days here at the Flutterby House during our week-long vacation in Costa Rica. We loved the place so much that we considered just cancelling our flight home, quitting our jobs, and staying in Costa Rica for...well, a long while. We arrived here tired and sore after a full twenty-four hours of... More

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Boulder Creek, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Found myself here after leaving a bad experience in OSA mountain village. Met the nicest and coolest people, plus I got to sleep in a tree house. Kim the owner is super cool and Sara behind the front desk and bar rocks. I hope to one day find myself back here again as it has been a tranquil bit of... More

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Gangtok, India
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

If your expectation about this place is fancy then the place is not for you. The place is located just a 5 mins walk from the great beach, I am sure you would never get bored and it has a GREAT kitchen. Recommended!

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Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

I've been staying at the hostel for two years now. It is the best lodging available in Uvita. Excellent volunteers, friendly owners, great food and drinks. THE great location is one of the best parts about it. There are great rental prices, an awesome yoga teacher named Jessie, they enforce the no smoking policy, are eco friendly, I slept great... More

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Delsbo, Sweden
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

This is a true gem for those who seek a place with good vibrations. A lot of effort is made to make the guests feel safe and surrounded by friendly faces. I loved the fact that there were just one wall in the dorm, moscito nets covered each bed. Super in this climate, where concrete wall rooms gets too hot.... More

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Address: 150 Meters North of Cabinas Bamboo, Uvita, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Uvita
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Flutterby House Costa Rica/Uvita

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Flutterby House, Hostel by the Sea is a hostel located 18km south of Dominical, Costa Rica at the edge of Marino Ballena National Park. Treehouses, cabins and dorm rooms are spread over our property giving it the feel of The Swiss Family Robinson Movie meets The Ewok Village. We are 5 minutes walking from the beach and are sustainable and eco-friendly. The Flutterby House is so named because we believe people need and appreciate a home away from home. Long-term travelers and short-term vacationers alike come here and feel safe and comfortable and are able to rejuvenate while also exploring all our beautiful slice of the planet has to offer. Hammocks suspended between mango trees, indoor and outdoor lounge spaces, a well-stocked and open kitchen, bouldering wall, and slack line are all available on site. As well as edible gardens, surfboard rentals and lessons, bicycle rentals and our new Flutterbar!! Hope to see you soon! ... more   less 
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