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La Cusinga Eco Lodge

200 south of km mark 166, Uvita, Costa Rica
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Ranked #4 of 11 Hotels in Uvita
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014
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Mountain View, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

This is a well-kept and friendly hotel overlooking the Pacific, and with a one-mile hike down dense forest to a spectacular beach. A good place to watch birds, bats, lizards and monkeys. We have visited here four times. The first time we had some problems with bugs coming in to the room, so since then, we have brought a mosquito... More

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

My friend and I chose La Cusinga based on the excellent reviews here on tripadvisor and we were not disappointed! We stayed six nights and used it as our home base during our Costa Rican vacation. The place is absolutely gorgeous. It is right in the middle of the jungle and you don't have to go far to see (and... More

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Atlanta, GA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

After a rapid and very informative 9 day nature tour all over Costa Rica we wanted to stay in one place to fully benefit from all we learned (find and identify flora and fauna on our own) and get to know the country in its true essence, away from touristy spots. We could not have chosen a better place to... More

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Geinier, General Manager at La Cusinga Eco Lodge, responded to this review

EHWillow, Thank you so much for your review! Great write up of who we are! Thank you for taking your time to visit and we are glad you had a great time! And again, thank you for taking your time to give us such a great review! We look forward to your visit, and thank you for promoting our place... More

Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

One of the most unique Lodges in the Americas. Great Organic food, secluded beaches, great and friendly service. The Yoga Spa is the only one of its kind over looking the Bay of the Marine National Park. Congratulations!!

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Geinier, General Manager at La Cusinga Eco Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit! More so our team thank you for taking your time to gives a review! Well actually I should say, thank you for making our place your vacations choice, we always like having you here! Our team enjoys your visits! We do hope to see you again in the near future! Pura Vida!!! y Gracias! More

Miami, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

This lodge was a beautiful place to stay. Staff of the lodge very friendly, the accommodation was beautiful, clean and confortable, the lodge's location is awesome, and the food was good. A peaceful place to recommend.

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Geinier, General Manager at La Cusinga Eco Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit! And more so for taking your time to give us a review! We agree with you it is "un paraiso." Hope you have us in your next vacation plans! It is a short flight from your town! Paradise waits for you! From our entire team, Pura Vida! More

Dorchester, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

9. La Cuisinga Lodge, Uvita – 5 out of 5 This lovely lodge, consisting of cabins hand built from local materials and some wonderful viewing platforms/open rooms, looking out across the Pacific Ocean from the top of cliffs near Uvita. It’s peaceful, very green and very sustainable. It has its own beach down a steep track which is paradise (but... More

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Geinier, General Manager at La Cusinga Eco Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you! 1. for coming to visit us and making our place one of your stops in your vacation! we are glad you had a good time. and 2. for taking your time to share it with the world! We do hope you can make it back here and you can enjoy more of what we have to offer! Muchas... More

Poole, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

This is a quirky place with a charm all of it's own. It is unconventional but typically Costa Rican. We loved it! We're mature travellers and chose to use local and tourist transport for our three week self made itinerary. We arrived on the Uvita bus from Quepos which dropped us a couple of miles away, the journey was great... More

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Geinier, General Manager at La Cusinga Eco Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit! And thank you for your review!! "You don't need to leave the premises wild life abounds, although the Howler Monkeys could be a pain if you aren't a heavy sleeper or early riser." So true! wildlife is everywhere here and true wildlife, as they are not domesticated nor are they friendly nor they come up... More

San Jose, Costa Rica
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

We had chosen this hotel because of the trip advisors reviews. We were charmed by the image they presented on their website as an ecolodge, blue flag, "yoga retreat" and many other prices and certifications they have received. Staff: very friendly. But they need to improve when they guide people at hotel. There is a need of more explanation of... More

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Geinier, General Manager at La Cusinga Eco Lodge, responded to this review

“Needs improvement” Thank you for your feedback. I am sorry that you had such experience! Not sure why! And also it would have been better to had told us during your stay so we could have corrected the issues that we had the power to correct. But we are grateful to have gotten your feedback. Again sorry that you had... More

Grand Junction, Colorado
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Our kids are 6 and 9 and Arco beach was the best beach we visited in Costa Rica. Almost private with a cool, vine-covered trail leading to a protected cove. Huge flat beach so room to play frisbee or soccer and run around. Fun cave to play in. But the best part was the perfect sized waves with a sandy... More

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Geinier, General Manager at La Cusinga Eco Lodge, responded to this review

"The food was great and our lunch to take to the beach was gourmet." Thank you for all your comments! Thank you for taking your time to give us your feedback! And thank you for visiting us! We are glad that you and your family had a good stay! More

Denver, Colorado
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

The hotel grounds are wonderful and its in a good location. The staff is terrific - really nice and even put up with my terrible spanish - letting me practice rather than speaking to me in English, which is the norm in Costa Rica. Because of this, I really didn't want to write this review -but I feel others ought... More

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Geinier, General Manager at La Cusinga Eco Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit and for your review! We are sorry that you did not like your room! We normally sell that room after telling the person how it is and that it is below another one! We are working hard to see how else we can sale it, as per your feedback, we are making it a single... More

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Address: 200 south of km mark 166, Uvita, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Uvita
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 10
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