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La Cusinga Eco Lodge

#5 of 12 Hotels in Uvita
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200 south of km mark 166 | 5 KM south of Uvita Bridge, between KM Mark 166 & 1677, Uvita 60504, Costa Rica
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Saint Augustine Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

For those of us who come to CR to be closer to nature (Pura Vida!) La Cusinga is THE place to hang out. It's located perfectly for walks everywhere, to the beach, to the rainforest, even to nearby town, if one wishes. It's yoga place is simply the most beautiful place I've ever done yoga in (and I've done yoga... More 

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Savannah, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I celebrated our 38th wedding anniversary at this beautiful nature ecolodge. The river rock decor including walls, shower and sink is amazing. We enjoyed the friendly staff, healthy delicious meals and slept great listening to the ocean. Waking up to the Howler monkeys was bliss. The well kept trails, incredible yoga studio and the natural pool kept... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

If you're looking for an Air-Conditioned room with flat screen TV, mini-bar and a large pool w/ swim-up bar La Cusinga is not for you. However if you're happy with a comfortable room, outstanding views, great service, excellent food, small crowds, lots of wildlife and hiking trails on the property then you'll love La Cusinga.

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Hamilton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

My wife and I spent our honeymoon at La Cusinga. I can't speak highly enough about this unique experience. The thing that struck both of us was how quiet and tranquil this experience was. You'll hear nothing but wildlife and waves crashing to the shore. I'm not sure I can find a single negative about our time with La Cusinga.

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Dracut, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We stayed here for 4 nights in April (2015).....we had an amazing experience. It is definitely the Costa Rican jungle! If you are looking for a quiet, relaxing get away - this is it! The food was amazing-we had dinner 3 nights and it was the best food we had in CR! The service was fantastic - everyone was super... More 

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

Hola! Thank you for your visit and for your great review!! The morning wake up call are done by the Howler Monkeys and the bugs that are so loud are cicadas and yes they can be loud. Part of the fun of nature! We are glad that you found our team to be a friendly and helpful one! We are... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

La Cusinga is tranquil & beautiful. As other reviewers have commented: Paradise. With memories of falling asleep & awakening to the sounds of crickets and howler monkeys & settling into harmony with this beautiful environment in sight of the Pacific Ocean, we would return to La Cusinga in a heartbeat. HIGHLIGHTS: The wonderful yoga pavilion where we began our days... More 

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

Thank you!!!! First for your visit and also for taking your time to give the world such a great and detailed review! I am glad that you had such a great stay! And thank you for giving your detailed item by item review! Sorry that you could not enjoy the natural pool! Maybe next time :) We are always glad... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

I loved my time here and can't wait to go back. It has breathtaking views and surroundings. The staff is kind, accommodating, helpful and friendly. The food was amazing. Yoga classes in the open air pavilion were life changing. This is truely a hidden gem!

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

Hola from La Cusinga! It was so cool to have you all here! Thank you for taking your time to give us such a coll review!! We enjoy hosting people that loves and understand what we are about!! "...Yoga classes in the open air pavilion were life changing. This is truely a hidden gem!" Thank you!!!! We look forward to... More 

Wyncote, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Five star all the way for those that appreciate beautiful surroundings, both natural and manmade, wonderful kind staff, and food that defies description. Henierro, Christian, Manuel, Luz and all the staff and Dennis the amazing chef, we were treated like valued guests from beginning to end. When they say 'con gusto' they really mean it. the women in the group... More 

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

At time we get horrible reviews and we ask why? but than we continue to get positive reviews and understand that it is not us, it was some one that end it up in the wrong place. Because when we get a: “Beyond all expectations” Well that tell us that we are doing the right thing, and we need to... More 

Munich, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

The Cusinga lodge is positioned with the best view of the Pacific and long, exotic and quiet trails to walk in the national reserve, The beaches which can be reached are just beautiful and to put it mildly not overrun. Breakfast and dinner are both very good. Good place to make walks through rainforest.

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

Thank you for your visit, but more so for taking your time to give us a review! and sharing your experience! We are a small sustainable hotel in an area that has the space for you to enjoy nature and to have the privacy to relax and enjoy your vacation! Again thank you and look forward to a future visit! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 via mobile

La Cusinga is fantastic! The location, the sustainability, the food, and the staff! It is the BEST eco-lodge in the world! The yoga pavilion is amazing! I can't think of a better place to visit in Costa Rica!

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

Muchas Gracias! I am glad that you like our place and that we can look forward to your next visit! For us it is an honor to host your great Yoga Groups! We love hosting them and making their stay the best we can! We are here to improve and to make sure your Yoga Retreats are always positive! Our... More 

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