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La Kukula Lodge

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

These lodges are not in the center of town but in the middle of the jungle super nice location and sloths, frogs, birds and other animals just around you really unbelievable Sonja one of the owners is super nice you can ask her anything and she will arrange it her husband is a real sloth spotter Enjoy when you are... More 

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Mill Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

This is really the Jungle. Monkeys, toucans, frogs, snakes, the whole enchilada. But the buildings themselves are worth a visit. Everything about this place from the placing of the cabins, just so, in the foliage to give privacy but retain security, to the perfect choice of colors and building materials, to the high end beds and linens, demonstrate Tropical Contemporary... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

The moment you step out of your transport at the La Kukula Lodge one is first hit with air that smells of hibiscus and ocean air. As you take a second deep breath because of the fresh new smells you hear the music of the many native birds and may just be greeted by a hummingbird sipping from the gardens.... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

This is the perfect place to getaway from it all. It is perfectly located in a quiet area just south of Puerto Viejo, close to the beach. We sat on our patio hammocks watching a troop of 10-15 monkeys playing and swinging by our room. There is beautiful, lush vegetation everywhere with birds all around. The staff is incredibly helpful,... More 

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San José, San Jose, Costa Rica
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

Very natural and cozy lodging. Nice owners and service. Very close to Puerto Viejo and surroundings. Time to come from San Jose by car around 4 hours. Nicest beach is Chiquita which is very close distance walking. You can hear to animals during the night and see a couple of them during the day in the breakfast area. Breakfast was... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

We had an awesome holiday here. Probably the only downside is we were too busy. Not enough time to enjoy our location.The staff were really helpful and our dining experiences were great.We would love to go back to Puerto Viejo sometime.

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

We spent 4 memorable days here on our Costa Rica holiday in 2015. Fantastic little lodge, lovely owners and in an amazing beautiful environment. Great advice on visits and activities. We recommend strongly !

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

By no means, should you be disappointed with a reservation here. However, it does little to stand out in our opinion. It is clean, the décor very appealing and the layout/carpentry amazing. What my wife and I felt was the place lacked was the personal touch that is so prevalent at many other hotels/lodges in PV. It was hard to... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016

Pepo with his amazing team makes La Kukula Lodge a complete jungle experience. It's very hard to find more dedicated staff, everything is done so easily and effordlesly. Surrounding jungle lives and breaths around you, all you have to do, is to lay down and enjoy. Each bungalow has it's own privacy. Healthy breakfast varies every day, and was very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016 via mobile

La Kukula Lodge is in a great location just a few meters from one of the most beautiful beaches in Costa Rica, Playa Chiquita. The lodge is a hidden place not far from the main road, where you can find some restaurants and a shop. Also some bike rental places are around. The main street is very quiet which makes... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
La Kukula Lodge is situated in Playa Chiquita/ Puerto Viejo, next to Refugio de Vida Silvestre de Gandoca-Manzanillo and Cahuita N.P.Built in 2008, La Kukula Lodge follows the principles of sustainable architecture and only plantation wood (teak) has been used in its construction. With its tropical-contemporary style, the bungalows blend naturally with the wooded surroundings: an ideal location to enjoy the flora and fauna the region has to offer. A simple path system running through the garden links each bungalow, the “rancho-bar” and the swimming pool. There are only 8 rooms available, all are very spacious and airy, with their own deck, fans, bathrooms and hot water from a hybrid solar/electric system. All rooms have fantastic views from private terraces onto the sylvan garden. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Kukula Lodge

Address: Playa Chiquita, Puerto Viejo 73000, Costa Rica | Carretera a Manzanillo, km 6, Puerto Viejo 73000, Costa Rica, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 7300, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Price Range: $104 - $142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — La Kukula Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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La Kukula Hotel Puerto Viejo
La Kukula Lodge Costa Rica/Limon
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