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Charlie's Jungle House

1 Km North of Soccer Field on Playa Matapalo | on The East Side of The Road, Playa Matapalo 66351, Costa Rica
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Edmonton, Canada
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in the Iguana Suite for 3 glorious day - Jan 6 to 9.2016. There were 7 of us. We went to Cost Rica on a GAdventure - Costa Rica Quest and instead of going back to San Jose we went here. What a wonderful amazing treat!! Tricia and Jim were wonderful hosts - helpful beyond expectations and so... More 

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Eagle River, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

The pinnacle of our Pura Vida vacation. Paradise found on our final three days. Check out the sunrise, sunset, and happy hour pictures all caught in one day on an I phone camera, no retouching. Relaxation was complete for my wife and I up in the newly renovated Terrazo suite. Air conditioned bedroom and jungle immersed kitchen/dining/living/hammock terrace are a... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

Jim, Tricia and Olger were all great hosts and friends. The property was beautiful and the rooms were perfect for our needs. Playa Matapalo is the best beach we have ever visited (and that says a lot given that we live in Miami, Florida and visit different beaches every year). The rest of the staff was very helpful and well... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

We (two couples and two dogs) were looking for a dog-friendly place to stay near Dominical so we could assist a concert and then chill in a lonely beach with our pets. Matapalo was just a 10 minute drive. We stayed at a clean and well equipped cabin, and if there was anything we needed, Trisha was always happy to... More 

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Swiss Alps, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015 via mobile

We stay there for 3 nights! A really quite place with the beach in front of the Jungle House! The Beach is very long and has no peoples! The Rooms are clean and the staff make some little decoration with the towels on our bed! Really lovely! The Rooms are very big for the price you paid! The staff are... More 

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junglehousecr, General Manager at Charlie's Jungle House, responded to this review

We're so happy you found us! Our only regret, as always with new friends, is to see you leave. Safe Travels! and Pura Vida! Tricia More 

Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

We found Charlie's Jungle House on our last day in the Manuel Antonio Area. We wish we would have found it earlier. Now after staying both in Matapalo ( where the Jungle house is located) and Manuel Antonio, I can tell for sure that staying near Playa Matapalo is better. It has the privacy you don't necessarily get in the... More 

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junglehousecr, General Manager at Charlie's Jungle House, responded to this review

Hola Maria, Thank you so much for your kind words. We truly enjoyed having you and Jakov here and also wish we had had more time together. We look forward to a future visit! Pura Vida! Tricia More 

Miami, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

We absolutely loved this place! Our suite, the glass house was one of the most unique hotel rooms we've ever stayed in. Impeccable cleanliness complimenting a very complete kitchenette for preparing our meals. Our suite offered a lovely garden setting just steps from the most incredible beach where hammocks and lounge chairs were set up daily for our use. Jim,... More 

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junglehousecr, General Manager at Charlie's Jungle House, responded to this review

Hola Deb, it really humbles us to hear the beautiful compliments you have for our property. We so enjoyed having you as our guest and truly look forward to your next visit. Pura Vida! Tricia More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

Location is beautiful, you are really in the jungle. Our room (Garden Bungalow) was perfect, almost new, completely sorrounded by glass doors and windows, quiet, A/C, hot water, netflix, wi-fi, fan, coffee maker, little fridge, toaster/oven, well equiped kitchen. Delicious breakfast, turtle protection project at walking distance and lots of birds. They will also help you booking tours. You can... More 

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junglehousecr, General Manager at Charlie's Jungle House, responded to this review

Hola Steven & Natalia, We enjoy your company so much. Can't wait till your next visit. Thank you so very much for your kind words about our hotel. Pura Vida! Tricia More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Three of us stayed in the Sunrise Suite. Could not have been better. The pristine beach is less than 50 yards away and was always just right for swimming or relaxing. Charlie was johnny on the spot with information about Matapalo and Costa Rica in general , a great asset.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

There was some slight discrepancy in getting to the location, but Charlie gave us some good written directions and was happy to answer the phone to get us to the right spot. When we arrived Charlie welcomed us and gave us a great tour of the property and showed us to our room (the Sunrise Suite, we recommend). The room,... More 

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