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Rara Avis Rainforest Lodge & Reserve

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  • Excellent58%
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“hot water”(9 reviews)
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Reviewed January 25, 2010

This must be one of the most authentic rain forest retreats that you’ll find. About an 1.5 hours drive from San Jose you have to get to Las Horquetas to pick up some wellies and wrap your bags in bin bags to protect them from...More

2  Thank Samkirk9
Reviewed January 16, 2010

I am an avid birder, so taking a trip to this remote rainforest lodge has been on my list for years. The three hour ride in was split between a unimog (big truck) and a tractor pulling a trailer. The road is somewhat of a...More

2  Thank CoosBayFarmgirl
Reviewed September 25, 2009

this review is to be updated - but as a short note, i found the reserve to be an amazing dream come true. absolute wilderness, full of life and the noise of the jungle. the accommodation is basic, but the waterfall lodge has hot water,...More

1  Thank AidanOC
Reviewed September 1, 2009

I have just returned from a few days in Rara Avis. It is an amazing place that I would recommend to anyone that is interested in Nature. Set by Braulio Carrillo NP getting there is a bit of an ordeal, 2.5 hours in a tractor...More

Thank Berttie73
Reviewed June 28, 2009

I had visited Rara Avis about 4 years earlier on my own on a birdwatching trip, so it was easy to recommend this place as a destination for both me *and* my wife this time. The lodge is located in the heart of middle-elevation Caribbean...More

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"The hotel (waterfall lodge) is probably worth paying a bit extra for. Try to get a first floor (i.e. one up..."
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"Pass on it if not upgraded and major investments made."
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"You can choose your room after comparing them"
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"Waterfall lodge first floor front side, or in case of the casitas the one on the right side when you walk..."
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