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“Superb Hospitality and Hummingbirds Galore!” 5 of 5 stars
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Sabalito, Tilaran 50801, Costa Rica   |  
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“Superb Hospitality and Hummingbirds Galore!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

I spent 3 nights at Living Forest for a yoga training, and I have to say this is one of the most beautiful places to stay! Johanna made sure every aspect of my stay was taken care of and I felt right at home! The river bends right around the property which is amazing and the forest really is alive! I saw more butterflies there than I have anywhere else in Costa Rica (or anywhere!).

The rooms were very comfortable and the bathrooms are well layed out, clean and had HOT water!!

If you are thinking of coming here for a yoga training, retreat or just to stay, I highly recommend it!!

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  • Stayed December 2013, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

A world beyond space and time! Quite and quaint, clean and affordable. Amazing food and helpful staff. Beautiful swimming hole on the property to cool of in the heat of the day. Brilliant location close by the stunning Lake Arenal!

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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Additional Information about Living Forest

Address: Sabalito, Tilaran 50801, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Tilaran
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 7 Specialty Lodging in Tilaran
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to newly built lodge & retreat center Living Forest, where you wake up to the sound of a river and jungle with tropical birds and monkeys often in sight. The location is perfect, as we are secluded yet with an easy access to amazing sights and amenities by Lake and Volcano Arenal. The River View Casita has double rooms with private bathroom and in Living Forest lodge we have three rooms sleeping up to 4 people. Welcome! ... more   less 
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Living Forest Costa Rica/Tilaran

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