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Clearwater, Florida
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We spent 6 nights for the week of Thanksigiving with our 2 kids (2 & 7) at the Heliconias Nature Lodge in a Djungle facing bungalow. Living at the beach in Florida we were looking for a different experience with lots of nature and relaxation. And that's what we got! This family run business, openend 2.5 years ago is absolutely... More 

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Gainesville, Georgia
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The hotel is beautiful. The staff is friendly and very helpful. The accomodations are lovely, they may be a bit rustic to be considered "luxury" by American standards, but the wonderful scenery, beautiful landscaping, amazing service and super comfortable beds make this lodge first class in my book. The terrific customer service started before we even got to Costa Rica.... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the supreme pleasure to have spent a week in one of the tree houses at Helicon is Nature Lodge! We arrived very late on our first night and Oscar was kind enough to wait up for us and make sure we were settled in. The tree house we stayed in was a bit small and only one double... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed October 26, 2016

Loved it here! The hotel is very beautiful, situated right in the rain forest. The rooms are very spacious, nicely decorated and very clean. The staff are super helpful and nice in helping to plan activities. The restaurant serves great food and drinks and the breakfasts are delicious and included. The only thing is that the hotel is quite far... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed October 17, 2016

We arrived in San Jose late, arriving at Heliconias Nature Lodge around 1 AM. We were warmly welcomed by Oscar, he was very helpful & kind. Next day, we had the pleasure of meeting Omar, Omar’s wife, Mary & Albert. We ate, drank & danced with this beautiful family. We spent 2 nights in a brand new beautiful wooden cabin,... More 

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Rancho Santa Margarita, California
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Reviewed October 16, 2016

My boyfriend and I stayed here and can't say enough about this magical place. First of all the people who work there are stellar from Oscar at reception and Alejandro in the dining room. Our accommodation was Treehouse #1 which was beyond cute with wood floors, floor to ceiling windows, and incredible views. Each day's breakfast was fresh and very... More 

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Phuket, Thailand
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Reviewed September 4, 2016

We come to this place with our three young children for a week-end and returned back for the whole week. The place is run by warm and attentive costa rican family and has very positive attitude and energy. The owner and his children were so nice. we were pampered with delicious meals every morning, helped with laundry and tour choice.... More 

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Reviewed September 4, 2016

Awesome is the first word that comes to our mind we we think back on our experience during our trip to Costa Rica. The main reason for this description is due to the accommodations we had at Heliconias Nature Lodge. We chose to stay at this lodge after we read all of the other fantastic reviews, which were spot on.... More 

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Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

Great spot away from the hustle bustle of La Fortuna. See all the native produce of Costa Rica. Coffee, banana, lychee, lime, lemon trees right on the property. Cool tree houses and bungalows. Friendly and courteous Costa Rican family owned lodging.

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Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend & I stayed here and really enjoyed it. I've never stayed in a treehouse hotel before, but this one was pretty great. It had air conditioning, a huge shower, TV and a nice view. The pool is open whenever and the employees are so nice. I highly recommend this hotel! My only recommendation is that they get bigger... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Heliconias Nature Lodge is a place run by an authentic Costa Rican family where you can enjoy a family atmosphere, surrounded by nature, beautiful gardens, Costa Rican meals. Located just 20 minutes from La Fortuna Arenal Volcano ideal place to get away from the noisy city but close to all the things to do. Offers our guests rooms with its rustic and intimate concept with all the amenities of a great hotel. You can enjoy bird watching and other species of animals that are often found in the hotel. In Heliconias Nature Lodge you can get information and access to the main activities of the Arenal area such as hot springs, adventure tours, naturalist tour and many more. Or spend the day at our facility to enjoy the outdoor swimming pool, mini-football field or relaxing in our spacious and comfortable rooms. If you need help with the logistics of your trip, we invite you to contact us and we will gladly help you with shuttle service, car rentals, activities and more. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Heliconias Nature Lodge

Address: | 11 miles south of downtown La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Arenal Volcano National Park 20213, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park
Price Range: $125 - $165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Heliconias Nature Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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“We had the "sloth" cabin. It is delightful, but the hot water is a bit unpredictable.”
 of 5 bubbles kekrista, 1 week ago | Read review
“Treehouse was awesome!”
 of 5 bubbles MadMich24, Oct 26, 2016 | Read review
“We loved our treehouse, but the bungalows looked really nice too.”
 of 5 bubbles ivculbert, Oct 16, 2016 | Read review
“It can be hard to enjoy the hammocks that hang outside on your own private balcony because of mosquitoes... so be prepared with repellent. ”
 of 5 bubbles Sierra316, Aug 16, 2016 | Read review
“The Treehouses are cool. But the newer rooms are too charming to pass up.”
 of 5 bubbles paulgO2944SI, Jul 30, 2016 | Read review
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