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Lapa Rios Ecolodge Osa Peninsula

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

After visiting Lapa Rios in 2005, it was always on my list of places to return. My second visit for four nights in November 2017 did not disappoint. I would highly recommend Lapa Rios to anyone who is looking to spend some time in nature...More

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Reviewed April 29, 2017

I stayed with my family for 3 nights and 4 days at Lapa Rios EcoLodge and had one of the most amazing experiences ever! The place is located in the middle of the Costa Rican jungle, beautifully maintained yet extremely respectful of the environment. The...More

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Response from Cayuga S, Manager at Lapa Rios Ecolodge Osa PeninsulaResponded May 5, 2017

Dear Maria, thank you for such a wonderful review. This means a lot to us since you are such a worldly and well traveled family. We will pass your compliments on to our guides, the kitchen and restaurant teams and all the staff behind the...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

Lapa Rios was the highlight of our Costa Rican vacation. The location is superb, but it is the attentive staff and knowledgable guides that make the difference. The rooms are lovely and the food is good as well. The packages allow you to take advantage...More

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Thank Ashley S
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are ok with being a little bit away, this is the place to be, the only connection you'll have here is with your fellow travelers and with nature, and probably yourself, the beach is amazing, the views of the mountain, the number of...More

Thank Gary_Fonseca
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Lapa Rios for 5 days this December (2017).It exceeded our expectations in every way. The people were lovely, attentive and caring. The food was quite good, with lots of fresh fruit available all the time. There were animals everywhere, the guides excellent,...More

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Linda H
July 17, 2017|
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Response from 309timo | Reviewed this property |
Hi Linda, There are small plane flights from SJO to Puerto Jiminez that you can either book online or possibly arrange with your lodging. The drive from SJO to Lapa Rios was 7 hours although at least an hour was due to... More
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Vivraquel100
September 11, 2016|
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Response from LapaRiosCR | Property representative |
Greetings from the Osa Peninsula. Lapa Rios has ceiling fans but does not have air conditioning; we are a low impact eco lodge that works rigorously to reduce our impact on the surrounding environment. We’ve found that the... More
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skyhawk54
May 7, 2016|
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Response from Matt H | Reviewed this property |
It's conceivable but in my experience you never want to cut it too close when making travel arrangements in CR. You may luck out and the connection might be late, but why add that extra stress to your trip?
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"Ask for Units 5,6, or 7. Great views. Closer to the lodge."
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"Avoid units 1, 2 (too close to road noise) and 12 - 17 (too many steps and view does not compare with units..."
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"3-11 are easily accessible and quiet"
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"Room have great views but its a hike to meals."
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