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Charlie's Jungle House

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Playa Matapalo 66351, Costa Rica
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Gothenburg, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Charlie was very nice and made us feel very welcome. We stayed in the La Terraza Apartment. The place was a bit bohemian but i loved it. In the kitchen it was a very nice jungle feeling and you could often see and hear monkeys from there. The bedroom felt fresh and you could sleep without having to worry about... More 

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Nederland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked the glass house for 5 nights. Beautiful, clean, spacious, great shower! Charlie and his staff are so friendly. Breakfast was great. You can order whatever you like, but we prefered a surprise breakfast! Every day breakfast was served in front of our room. The beach is in front of the Jungle House, just a few steps away. If... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

From the moment we arrived at the jungle house, I knew we were in for a treat. From the cheerful greetings to the on site surf lessons, the two weeks spent there were amazing. The location is perfect whether you want a busy day or just to relax on the beach (which is 100 steps away from the property... we... More 

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Brookings, South Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

...Charlie's Jungle House has all one could want in a near private coastal jungle experience. He and his staff graciously welcomed not only me, a sr. "mom," but two of my adult children and their friends for 2 weeks. Imagine, he even found a sports bar that showed US Hockey for one of the group! Both Charlie's meditation garden and... More 

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

The place was amazing for a jungle scenery and directly by very nice beach without people. There are monkeys that will come and visit you and different wildlife all around. I will recommend jungle house for everyone to stay9 there

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Lititz, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

I never stayed here...BUT I want to tell you I met Charlie. What a NICE sincere person who welcomed me to the ebach and made me feel safe as to where i was at asi had found his place riding an ATV for the first time in my life and was happy someone would take the time to say hello... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

It was amazing secluded and worth the trip down from San Jose. Charlie and his staff will make you want to come back and will find a way to make sure you have a great time. It's a quite private beach access and you don't have to worry about anything.

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Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016 via mobile

We stayed for three nights. The property is set back a little from the beach, with a large tropical tree garden in between. Hammocks are set up in the shade by the edge of the beach - which was just picture postcard lovely, with remarkably few people competing with the local birds and monkeys. Our room / apartment was spacious... More 

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Ashland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016

Due to a double booking by Booking.com at the Aba Hotel in Playa Matapalo, we found ourselves looking for an alternate place to stay for a couple of nights. Walking around, I was finally directed to Charley's place. I immediately loved his cordial, sincere, affable, relaxed attitude. He had an opening, so showed me the room. Wow! A/C in the... More 

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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016

We arrived in January on the bus from Manuel Antonio and by chance met Raymond a local man who we asked about getting to the Jungle House, in no time at all a lift from the bus stop was arranged to take us the mile and half. On arrival it was so laid back and everyone so friendly a very... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
All suites offer kitchenettes, AC in bedrooms, hot water, satellite television, wifi, complimentary beach towels, as well as our exclusive hammock park situated next to the ocean. Here you will relax in specially placed hammocks, beach loungers and tables as our staff tend to your every whim. Food and beverage service is available beach side during the day. Uniquely situated between 2 National Parks (Manuel Antonio to the north, Uvita Whale Marine to the south) we know you will enjoy discovering all of the adventures our pristine special destination has to offer. Allow our knowledgeable staff to assist you in developing your perfect Costa Rica vacation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Charlie's Jungle House

Address: Playa Matapalo 66351, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Playa Matapalo
Price Range: $62 - $129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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