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    Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge

    Parque Nacional Piedras Blancas, Golfito 1000, Costa Rica
    011 506 2258 8250
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    Overview
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    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed January 19, 2014

    Visited Nicuesa RL, just before Christmas 2013, with my husband and two college aged daughters. We had an amazing unique experience, never before having stayed in an open air rainforest Eco lodge. The food was delicious and local, the staff friendly, helpful and knowledgable. The...More

    Thank Two-Toed-Sloth-Lover
    Response from NicuesaLodge, Owner at Playa Nicuesa Rainforest LodgeResponded January 25, 2014

    Dear Two-Toed Sloth Lover, we're overjoyed we could be your first rainforest eco-lodge experience ... and that you loved it!!! We'll be sure to pass on your compliments to our guides, masseuse, and staff. Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely...More

    Reviewed January 19, 2014

    I cannot say enough about Playa Nicuesa. It is a beautiful wonderful lodge with terrific people, accommodations , food and things to do. It is hard to get to but that is the price you need to pay to get to wilderness rainforest. You also...More

    Thank Larry S
    Response from NicuesaLodge, Owner at Playa Nicuesa Rainforest LodgeResponded January 25, 2014

    Larry, we are delighted you and your wife enjoyed your vacation with us. Thanks for traveling all the way down to the bottom of Costa Rica to visit us! We like our remote rainforest location to get away from all of the rush of everyday...More

    Reviewed November 8, 2013

    This is a sad story. Last January, my children's mother -- my ex -- died unexpectedly. I had had a trip planned to Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge for about a month later; it was a tragic and terrible time for us and obviously I could...More

    14  Thank bill s
    Response from NicuesaLodge, Owner at Playa Nicuesa Rainforest LodgeResponded November 13, 2013

    As owners of Nicuesa Lodge, we are disappointed to have had this situation arise and would like to extend our apologies for any miscommunications that have transpired and assure you that a refund is in process. Apparently there has been a misunderstanding on our side...More

    Reviewed October 30, 2013

    I just loved my stay here, and I hope to repeat it. Excellence, friendly staff, accommodations located right in the tropical forest.You can be really disconnected, just surrounded by nature. All accommodations provide spectacular views of the rainforest. Really, a true sense of being in...More

    Thank Dalila08
    Response from NicuesaLodge, Owner at Playa Nicuesa Rainforest LodgeResponded November 11, 2013

    Thank you, Dalila, for your very kind review. We're so happy you enjoyed your stay with at Playa Nicuesa. All of us at Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge look forward to serving your customers with excellence, and welcoming you back to visit us again!

    Reviewed October 12, 2013

    We had a family gathering at the beautiful Nicuesa Lodge in July and it was a trip I will remember. The grounds are lovely--lush and green and full of flowers, surrounded by rain forests which can be explored through the many nature paths that lead...More

    Thank naturegirlsv
    Response from NicuesaLodge, Owner at Playa Nicuesa Rainforest LodgeResponded October 20, 2013

    We deeply appreciate your heartfelt thoughts and comments about your recent family trip to Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge. Thank you especially for your kind comments about our staff -- we do try to go above and beyond the call of duty, and are happy we...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Beachfront
    • Restaurant
    • Breakfast included
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Airport Transportation
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • $383 - $550 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #2 Green Hotel in Golfito
    • #3 On the Beach Hotel in Golfito
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 9
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    • Province of Puntarenas >
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    • Golfito
    • Also Known As
    • Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Hotel Golfito ,
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    October 14, 2017|
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    Response from bookluver | Reviewed this property |
    As the earlier reviewer said there are outlets. I was there in late June which is rainy season and by the night it cools down. Many evenings were warm but not uncomfortable for sleeping. I had some of the best sleeps as I... More
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    January 16, 2017|
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    Response from NicuesaLodge | Property representative |
    The 24-hour solar electricity system at Nicuesa Lodge cannot handle the surge of a blow dryer. As in all of Costa Rica, we have outlets that are compatible with U.S. standard plugs/electrical appliances, so you may charge... More
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    November 30, 2016|
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    Response from NicuesaLodge | Property representative |
    The average temperatures in June are in the high 80s F (30 C) during the day, and in the mid to low 70s F (24 C) at night. We have ceiling fans in all of our rooms, which also let in plenty of fresh air, for temperature... More
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