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Esquinas Rainforest Lodge

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Neubiberg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we booked the family package with 3 tours included. On the dolphin tour we saw around 120 dolphins and a wale with baby. The house was perfect even with 4 people food was excellent and very much personal was always very kind and helpful the guides have a lot of knowledge about animals, plants etc and our kids loved them... More 

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Green Lane, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Esquinas in located in the rainforest adjacent to Osa Peninsula. There is good access to the peninsula, and boat trips to get you out in the bay and mangrove estuaries. The food here is very good. The grounds are beautiful, and it's a great place for amphibians. The birds and wildlife are highlights. Staff is friendly and responsive. Our trip... More 

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Vienna
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice location, great hospitality and thanks to Gustavo, Elly, Saskje and the rest of the team for making our stay at Esquinas Lodge an unforgettable time! We hope to come back one day to the "Rainforest of the Austrians"😀

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Vielen Dank für die nette Bewertung. Wir freuen uns immer über Feedback und hoffen, dass Sie uns einmal wieder besuchen!... More 

Nanaimo, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

This was my second visit in four years. The new pool is pleasant. Meals were ok, especially the cold soups. Yogurt at breakfast most appreciated. Cabins have no soundproofing so you hear people talking many cabins away. Pleasant staff. Good visit, thanks!

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Sunbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

I stayed here for 2 nights as part of a Costa Rica tour. The rooms were lovely - wooden with lovely bright textiles on the bed and as curtains. The bathroom was a little tired however the shower worked and was hot, plus there were plenty of towels. Maybe just some new tiles and bright paint needed here to improve... More 

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Thank you, Michelle, for your detailed and positive report. We are working to improve the quality of the rooms and bathrooms, but we have decided against air-conditioning for several reasons: the temperature doesn't really require it and most guests are happy with the ceiling fan, we don't want to put in glass window panes (then you wouldn't hear the magical... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for two nights as part of a tour of Costa Rica. The lodge is situated within the forest and there are plenty of birds and reptiles to see. The lodge is surrounded by some lovely trails and the fresh water pool is a welcome treat. Meals were included but I found these let the lodge down. The... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

This is a first rate place for birders and nature lovers. The rooms, food and ambiance were also first rate. It deserves at least a 2 night stay. The trails were worth walking many times and lodge grounds were lovely as well.

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Thanks for your kind comments. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope you will recommend us to friends. More 

Ben Lomond, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

It is in a hot and humid setting but the ambiance and top-level service makes it a worth-while destination, especially for birders. Rooms are comfortable with ceiling fans. Only draw-back was aging and flat mattresses that were not comfortable for my aging body. Wonderful trails with easy access to excellent birding areas. Three days just skimmed the surface of what... More 

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Boquete, Panama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

We stayed here 4 nights on a birding trip. The lodge and staff were first rate. The food was excellent. The cabins were comfortable. Loved the swimming pool and landscaped grounds. And the birding was excellent. Can't say enough about this lodge. We will return.

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muenchen
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016

Its a wonderful, very well maintained Lodge in the natural surrounding of the Rain forest. Every detail of the accomodation is made carefully and with taste and fully fits in the natural environment of the rain forest. The rooms are nice and spacious but as run by Austrians the double bed is to small for two persons and if you... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Esquinas Lodge in southern Costa Rica, only 3 miles off the Interamerican Highway and 30 minutes from Golfito airport, is part of a model project combining conservation, ecotourism, research, reforestation and community aid. The lodge is 100% carbon-neutral and has 16 rooms, a restaurant, a bar and a pool. The 35-acre private reserve, surrounded by 2500 acres of untouched rainforest, attracts many mammals and over 200 species of birds. Activities include hiking, horseback riding, birdwatching, and boat and kayak tours in nearby Golfo Dulce. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Esquinas Rainforest Lodge

Address: Piedras Blancas National Park | La Gamba, Golfito 60701, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Golfito
Price Range: $230 - $325 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Esquinas Rainforest Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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Esquinas Rainforest Hotel Golfito
Esquinas Rainforest Lodge Costa Rica/Golfito
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