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Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge

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Breakfast included
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are 28 and 31...We came here for 6 nights for our honeymoon. We had a blast! We fished, snorkeled (watch out for jelly fish during this time we got stung!), made real chocolate from beans, saw dolphins, saw mangroves, alligators, macaws, posionous frogs, snakes,...More

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Reviewed February 25, 2018

We spent 3 nights at Playa Nicuesa earlier this month, as the final part of our 9 nights in Costa Rica, and so wished we had had longer to soak up the experience at this lodge - 4 or 5 nights would have been ideal....More

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Response from NicuesaLodge, Guest Relations Manager at Playa Nicuesa Rainforest LodgeResponded March 26, 2018

Your review is stellar! Thank you!!! We really appreciate your kind generosity in taking the time to write such a detailed review to let other travelers know about Nicuesa Lodge. On your next visit, plan for 5 days like you wrote! We'll be waiting for...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in “Crocodillo” (it has a ramp for wheelchairs, which thankfully we didn’t need). The hummingbirds fought for supremacy over the bushes not 3m from our veranda, making them easy targets for a not very long lens. The Dusk Walk turned into a Night...More

Thank Nick H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was certainly a very unique experience. You must read details of this lodge so there will be no surprises when you arrive. You can only access this lodge by boat. There are animals in your outdoor shower/bathroom, such as bats, slugs, small crabs, and...More

Thank Pam C
Response from NicuesaLodge, Guest Relations Manager at Playa Nicuesa Rainforest LodgeResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your review and comments. We're glad you wrote that guests should definitely read about Nicuesa Lodge before they visit. We do our best to be as informative as possible on our website and in our reservations information. We are a remote ecolodge in...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Playa Nicuesa last December with our extended family. The rooms were adequate (would have been nice to have something other than one plastic tub in which to store items (necessary due to insects, damp, etc in the rain forest). The lodge was...More

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GreenLeaders Platinum level
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Beachfront
Restaurant
Breakfast included
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
$343 - $509 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
$343 - $509 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Becky M
February 23, 2018|
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Response from CarolynBen | Reviewed this property |
My husband and I were there at the end of July last year which was during the rainy season. Every morning we woke up early and it was sunny and by mid afternoon the clouds would roll in and there would be a brief (sometimes... More
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October 14, 2017|
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Response from bookluver | Reviewed this property |
As the earlier reviewer said there are outlets. I was there in late June which is rainy season and by the night it cools down. Many evenings were warm but not uncomfortable for sleeping. I had some of the best sleeps as I... More
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TTWLG
January 16, 2017|
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Response from NicuesaLodge | Property representative |
The 24-hour solar electricity system at Nicuesa Lodge cannot handle the surge of a blow dryer. As in all of Costa Rica, we have outlets that are compatible with U.S. standard plugs/electrical appliances, so you may charge... More
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"Each lodge/room is unique - you won't be disappointed..."
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"Our cabin (Cabina El Perezos) was closer to ocean and the bats in the bathroom helped with the mosquitoes."
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"Be SURE you have a flash light. If you don't like the rain forest and various creepy crawlies, not the..."
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"We were in a first floor room (in a block of four), with a balcony overlooking forest, birds, and - in the..."
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