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Leaves and Lizards Arenal Volcano Cabin Retreat

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This secluded resort is located on 26 acres with spectacular viewing of the Arenal Volcano near La Fortuna. Enjoy the panoramic vista of Arenal and Cerro Chato from a hammock on your porch or from your comfortable, orthopedic, queen sized beds with Egyptian cotton sheets. Meals prepared using locally grown ingredients at the Lava Lizard on-site dining facility. Guests are invited to help with daily 'chores' on this working farm. Milk a cow, collect eggs for breakfast or groom a horse. Enjoy private horseback riding, professional guide service, on site spa and 2 km of on site nature trails. The vision at Leaves and Lizards is to create the perfect blend of adventure, discovery and tranquility for each guest.
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We had a gorgeous view of Arenal Volcano from our beautiful, large room! The accommodations were spectacular and very clean with beautiful artwork done by Steve the owner. The grounds were very tropical with banana trees and beautiful flowers everywhere and very convenient to La
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What is there to say that hasn’t been said in hundreds of other reviews ... everything is true. This is the ultimate paradise . Debbie and Steve - as well as Damaris , Alejandro , Oscar , Eric , Sally , Enrique and his sons , Carlos , the Horses ( Conan , Titan , Dorado and
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For those looking for non-stop entertainment or continuous digital communication, Leaves and Lizards probably will not be ideal. Our family - parents, children and spouses, and grandchildren - spent a week at Leaves and Lizards and enjoyed the combination of togetherness and
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Response from Debbie L, Owner at Leaves and Lizards Arenal Volcano Cabin Retreat
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hi C. it was a pleasure to host your extended family for your special event! We are honored that you choose us for this occasion. Thank you for taking the time to write this review and your kindness means so much to us. We hope to see you again in the future.. Pura Vida.
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This place is incredible. It’s location is amazing hidden cabins in pristine grounds. The staff are fabulous - friendly and helpful every single one of them. The hotel has a horse riding centre on site and we did a half day tour with our 4 and 7 year old to their closest
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Response from Debbie L, Owner at Leaves and Lizards Arenal Volcano Cabin Retreat
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hola! Thank you for taking the time to write these kind words. It means so much to us to hear that we are creating memorable experiences for our guests. We hope to see you again sometime! Pura Vida
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I stayed at Leaves and Lizards with my father and sister for 4 nights. We could not speak more highly of the beautiful surroundings, warm and friendly staff and the amazing experiences that we had there. We stayed in the monkey cabin and woke up to the most beautiful view of
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Response from Debbie L, Owner at Leaves and Lizards Arenal Volcano Cabin Retreat
Responded 3 weeks ago
Hi K.! Thank you for your beautiful, kind words. It was wonderful to have you stay with us and we are so happy our staff created such a memorable experience for you. We always encourage our guests to touch base with us before pre-booking outside vendors for excursions, as we can provide a more private and personalized, experience. We look forward to your return! Pura Vida!
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Hi, thanks for your question. You can contact us directly through our website leavesandlizards The website has all sorts of information about activities and all that we offer! We hope to see you soon!
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Hi AshandJay, we have nice comfy beds with nice linens too!
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Is the location good for seeing monkeys?
Hi, this is Debbie the owner, we do have occasional monkeys on site, generally speaking this area hosts 3 kinds of monkeys in the large tracks of forested areas and a prolific amount in the Rio Frio area north of here.
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Do the rooms have AC units ?
No need for AC at Leaves and Lizards. The weather is beautiful all year 'round, and the cement blocks keep the rooms cool.
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I would recommend June or July over December. Better weather and less expensive, generally speaking.
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"They all are fantastic!!"
"Monkey cabin was great for the sounds of the rainforest and seeing a sloth"
"Any room has the best view for you. All rooms face Arenal."
"All have a view of Arenal volcano and lots of privacy."
"If you have trouble walking long distances or up and down hilly terrain, ask for a room closer to the dining/reception area."
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leaves and lizards arenal volcano cabin retreat hotel la fortuna de san carlos
LOCATION
Costa RicaProvince of AlajuelaArenal Volcano National ParkLa Fortuna de San Carlos
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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