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Hotel Lagarta Lodge

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Encima de la Desembocadura Del Rio Nosara | Playa Pelada, Nosara 106-5233, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Brooklyn, New York
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lagarta Lodge set a new bar for me in what I think a hotel can offer. From the minute we arrived, sweaty and tired from the trip (we drove in from north on the Nicoya Peninsula), set down our bags, and were offered welcome drinks and a chance to drink in the amazing view, I was charmed. The rooms are... More 

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Gloucester, MA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

This is a nice place and I don't want to give it a negative review as the owners and workers are so nice and it may be the right place for some. However, I would not stay here again for the following: 1. Distance from town and the more 'happening' beach (surfing) is about a 10 minute ride by car... More 

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chicago, IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Amazing views, really good food, courteous staff, simple clean accommodations, inviting pool-now the problem will be finding availability! Enjoyed our stay for the views alone and eager to return to this charming spot-

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Waterloo, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Great stay!!!Spacious room....great balcony view.Excellent breakfast!Good dinners too.Off the beaten path.The roads around there are VERY stoney,bumpy, and dusty.GRACIOUS HOSTS!!!Helpful attentive staff!Monkeys abound!My only complaint is that the beds could be more comfy!

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Dendermonde, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Unbelievable views of nothing else but nature at his finest. Food to die for. Staff who are the kindest people in the world. Extra's are a lovely pool to unwind in with free towels available, a private terras with spectacular views and a possibility to go into the forest with magnificent trees, birds and monkeys.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

In the lagarta lodge very warm welcome from the owner and waiter.we orderded some fish and rice with shrimp and steam veggies it was very good with a good service.price quality very good and nice view and ambiance.i recommend you to go there for the sunset and a nice dinner.

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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Lagarta Lodge is simply breathtaking. From the minute you arrive and walk through reception and see the view it is the beginning of a truly special experience. The rooms are great but standing on the balcony at canopy level and watching the sheer variety of birds, monkeys etc is spellbinding. Balanced over the river the views, especially at sunset, are... More 

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victoria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Lagarta Lodge is high on a hill in Nosara with absolutely gorgeous panoramic views of the beach and the jungle. The best views are from the Sunset Bar, but the open air dining room is a close second. The rooms have huge balconies, so you can enjoy the view privately as well. The food (particularly the breakfast) is outstanding and... More 

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Fairhope, AL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Agree with all the positive reviews. Here are a couple of things to consider: 1. the lodge is somewhat remote. We did not have a car and were not comfortable walking to other restaurants. Some are not too far but it's hot and dusty. We rented cabs for $15 one way. Good walkers can make it to some places in... More 

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Brookfield, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 via mobile

Don't miss Lagarta Lodge for the gorgeous location and views of the mountains the river mouth playa ostionale and the ocean. Excellent spot for breakfast after an early hike at the biologica reserva or at sunset time!!!

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