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Leaves and Lizards Arenal Volcano Cabin Retreat

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We stayed in the Toucan room and the Hobbit. Both rooms are designed very well with an outdoor shower as optional. Its a true tropical experience with only a fan and air from outside with birds chirping to wake you up in the mornings. But...More

Thank Phuong H
Response from Debbie L, Owner at Leaves and Lizards Arenal Volcano Cabin RetreatResponded 2 days ago

Dear Phuong, thank you for your review, and your kind words, they mean so much to us, really! We strive to create a memorable experience for all of our guests. It was a pleasure to have you stay with us. Pura Vida!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed in the Congo Lodge during my visit. I was initially skeptical about not having air conditioning but was pleasantly surprised to find that it was not necessary. There were two ceiling fans, cross ventilating windows and an extra fan if necessary. We also...More

Thank Lynne R
Response from Debbie L, Owner at Leaves and Lizards Arenal Volcano Cabin RetreatResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you, Lynne, for taking the time to write these beautiful words! It is a pleasure to have you here with us! Nature is amazing and our cabins provide the surroundings to connect back with nature. One of the reasons we do not have a/c...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friends of mine had been here before and declared how wonderful and special of an experience it was. Never in my wildest dreams could I have known the beauty and tranquility that descended upon my whole being until I was there myself. I went for...More

Thank PhoebeHelaina
Response from Debbie L, Owner at Leaves and Lizards Arenal Volcano Cabin RetreatResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Phoebe, such beautiful words! The land here holds us, and helps us humans to plug back into nature, into the space where we can be recharged and connect back into nature. It was a pleasure to meet you! Pura Vida

Reviewed May 11, 2018

I did not know what I was getting myself into, but sometimes we have to listen to that inner voice... I am so glad that I make the decision to visit Leaves and Lizards as it was an amazing experience. Everything is well thought starting...More

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Response from Debbie L, Owner at Leaves and Lizards Arenal Volcano Cabin RetreatResponded May 12, 2018

Dear Mireille, it was such a pleasure to have you come to our Horse and Soul Retreat! Sharing the special gifts that horses can bring to humans is a such a pleasure and a privilege for us. Thank you for taking the time to write...More

Reviewed May 9, 2018

There is so much that can be said about this place and the ability to really shape your stay in way that is most meaningful to you. You can design a week that is full of self-care and relaxation. Eating wonderful food and lounging by...More

Thank JCM218
Response from Debbie L, Owner at Leaves and Lizards Arenal Volcano Cabin RetreatResponded May 10, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write this review, it means so much to us to be able to provide memorable experiences for our guests. Muchas Gracias!

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$150 - $170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Top resorts Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#5 Family Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#5 Romantic Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#5 Green Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#8 Business Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
$150 - $170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#1 Top resorts Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#5 Family Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#5 Romantic Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#5 Green Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#8 Business Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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AshandJay
January 1, 2018|
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Response from Debbie L | Property representative |
Hi AshandJay, we have nice comfy beds with nice linens too!
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unsureof
May 23, 2017|
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Response from Debbie L | Property representative |
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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JokersWild24
November 16, 2016|
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Response from ptippins | Reviewed this property |
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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"All of the rooms at this quiet retreat have excellent views of Volcano Arenal."
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"Heliconia is next to reception, so more traffic than others"
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"Each cabin is unique as to size and décor. It's definitely not your cookie-cutter hotel!"
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"Treehouse was comfortable and close to the restaurant."
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