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Cataratas Bijagua Lodge

Bijagua | Costa Rica, Bijagua de Upala 1000, Costa Rica
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 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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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We arrived at Cataratas Bijagua Lodge after a long day of traveling to Liberia airport and then a 1 1/4 hour drive from the airport to the lodge. We were given a warm greeting by Carla and shown to our cabin. I knew immediately that I would love this place-- the grounds are absolutely beautiful. Our cabin was rustic but... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

This place has great potential however the owners don't leverage it . First night we suffered from cold water till we read some tips in trip advisor on how to keep the water hot. The cabins are small made of wood . The outdoor looks great and there is a nice trial next to a river close by and free... More 

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Wallingford, Connecticut
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

My husband and I stayed three nights in early May. This is a lovely property set back a bumpy six-minute ride off the main road. The family running the lodge was polite and helpful in arranging tours and taxis. The cabin itself was quite nice for a basic cabin. Screened windows, a fan, and a private bathroom. We had read... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

A very kind family is running this nature preserving lodge. I had expected to find a primitive hotel here on the slopes of the volcano Miravelles, however our rooms were comfortable, clean and big, hot water was running. Our hosts were so kind and helpful - Carla speaks much better English than she thinks, which was great since our Spanish... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Beautiful resort/lodges, clean big rooms, comfy beds, hot water, quite place, friendly staff. WI-fi unfortunately only in common area. Staff was very helpful - gave us good advice. Rio Celeste is really must seen in CR!

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Westport, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

We stayed 5 nights. Loved the place and people. We were looking for someplace quiet, yet accessible to many sights. We found it. First, Bijagua is small. The area is not a tourist destination....yet. Most people there don't speak English, so some basic Spanish is helpful. They are patient, though. There are no gas stations. There is a grocery store.... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Nice gardens, friendly staff (but no english), clean spacious room. We even had house-cleaning. The owner went out of her way to get us hot-chocolate (as we don't drink tea or coffee). Spectacular bird life, hydro-electricity and a nice river to look at. We stayed an extra night because we liked the place a lot. Minor negatives: shower was temperamental,... More 

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Stuttgart, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

We stayed 3 nights ... a night longer than we actually planed because it was fantastic. The little houses are beautiful and the jungle feeling is perfect! Thank you so much Carla for the perfect start in Costa Rica.......

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

If you're on your way to Tenorio, you might not be considering a stopover here . . . but you probably should. The property is well-landscaped, with spacious, clean (albeit "rustic") cabins. The hosts/owners (Warner and Carla) clearly take personal pride in the property, as evidenced by how much they will go out of their way to talk to you... More 

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Durango, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013 via mobile

The river and wildlife are awesome. Warner and Carla were very friendly, helpful and gracious hosts. We hiked to the Rio Celeste waterfall at the Tenorio park. It was challenging but well worth it. The blue water was amazing. We didn't have enough time to hike all the way to the waterfall at the lodge but did enjoy a hike... More 

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Address: Bijagua | Costa Rica, Bijagua de Upala 1000, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Bijagua de Upala
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Number of rooms: 5
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