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Rio Magnolia Nature Lodge

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Overview
La Alfombra de Baru 25 km east of Dominical, Alto de San Juan, Baru 11901 Costa Rica See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I spent 7 nights at the beautiful and idyllic Rio Magnolia Nature Lodge. We had our elopement ceremony here, and thanks to the owners, Maureen and John, as well as their 3 adorable dogs and their staff, it was the most memorable...More

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Reviewed April 21, 2018

The accommodations were great. The food was GREAT. The staff very professional. Our hiking guide Randy, was very knowledgeable, helpful and friendly. Maureen and John went out of their way to make sure our stay was a great one.

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Reviewed April 12, 2018

This was our second stay at Rio Magnolia, after a long, four year absence. Rio Magnolia is an incredible place, and there are very few like it in Costa Rica. It's remote and out of the way. Literally off the grid. But in spite of feeling...More

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Thank zuk29
Response from RioMagnolia, Owner at Rio Magnolia Nature LodgeResponded April 16, 2018

It was great seeing the two of you again! So glad you enjoyed your stay and liked your vegetarian/pescetarian meals. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

The road was well marked with comforting signs along the way,  steep in places but not too bad, although the end section definately needed a 4x4 .But wow! This place is so worth the effort.  The views are totally stunning! We were met by a...More

Thank Gillian M
Response from RioMagnolia, Owner at Rio Magnolia Nature LodgeResponded April 16, 2018

Thank you Gillian for your description of your stay at Rio Magnolia and sharing that our Lodge was a real taste of the true Costa Rica. We pride ourselves in the fact that our location is very private with no outside distractions, only sounds and...More

Reviewed April 10, 2018

We are birders from the Northeast U.S. On our first morning at the stunning Rio Magnolia Lodge, we had 15 life birds - before we finished our first cup of coffee. Overall, with the help of our wildly talented, enthusiastic guide, Andres (who we hired...More

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Thank deborudy
Response from RioMagnolia, Owner at Rio Magnolia Nature LodgeResponded April 16, 2018

We are so glad that you saw several birds! And enjoyed your stay and hope you will return next year. Andres is definitely a talented birding guide who knows very well the birds at Rio Magnolia as well as other wildlife. Last week he delighted...More

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Description
Staying at Rio Magnolia is fun, relaxing and memorable. Our property is 280 acres, which is primarily jungle; 70 acres are pasture of which part has been converted to a coffee farm and a portion has ...More been reforested. We have a beautiful river, Rio Magnolia, with several waterfalls. Located between Manuel Antonio and the Osa, Dominical and San Isidro, we have numerous birds and interesting wildlife and plants and trees. We are located in the newly designated UNESCO Biosphere of Savegre. You can hike to the waterfall, go on a coffee processing tour, and explore the property. We have hiking trails for you to enjoy and offer guides to show you the fascinating features of our primary forest. Dining at Magnolia House is a great experience! We offer daily menus for 3 meals a day, complimentary Cafe Rio Magnolia and cakes at 4 pm and sunset appetizers with dinner daily. Rates are for 2 and include a full Breakfast. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Concierge
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair access
Beachfront
Spa
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
5
Price range
$601 - $772 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > Perez Zeledon > Baru > Alto de San Juan
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
5
Price range
$601 - $772 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > Perez Zeledon > Baru > Alto de San Juan
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Traveler (222)
Room & Suite (50)
Dining (21)
Pool & Beach (18)
Family and Play Areas (2)
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Mikey94510
August 28, 2016|
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Response from RioMagnolia | Property representative |
Lunch offers a small menu to choose from for $10/person. At 4 pm, enjoy complimentary coffee and tea with cakes or cookies. Since we are a small establishment, we are able to design our daily set dinner menus with the... More
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Korte Y
January 2, 2015|
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Response from RioMagnolia | Property representative |
Hi Korte, In general in the city it is safe to drink the water but being your first time in Central America you may be safer with bottled water which is readily available. See you tomorrow!
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