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Saladero Eco Lodge

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Rio Esquinas | Golfito, Costa Rica, Golfito 6000, Costa Rica
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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Harvey and Susan are wonderful hosts - we thoroughly enjoyed our 5 night stay with them. I traveled with my grown daughter and 12-year old niece, and we stayed 3 nights in the Tree House and 2 nights in the Beach House. We did lots of activities - we went snorkeling, took a boat trip to Rio Esquinas to see... More 

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Kingston, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed here in July 2015 as part of a 3 lodge package (La Leona and Danta). This is a fantastic place to stay, and the hosts truly made us feel as if we were visiting family. The setting is beautiful with nicely groomed paths through primary forest, and the opportunity to see many animals. The location... More 

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Houston, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here from June 19 until June 23, 2016. It was fantastic! Upon arrival at Porto Jimenez, we saw scarlet macaws on the short, 10-15 minute walk to the dock for the boat pick up, scheduled ahead of arrival. On the trip to the lodge, we saw pan-tropical dolphins swimming in the gulf. Upon arrival we were greeted and... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

My husband and I stayed at Saladero Lodge via a package with Danta Lodge and would highly recommend it. The package is not for the luxury seekers in the traditional sense: there is no air conditioning, you will encounter bugs and you will not be want to wear fancy shoes. However, as someone who camps and backpacks and usually chooses... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

To put this in perspective....this was our 6th trip to Costa Rica. I know, I know....we need to move on to the other beautiful places on the planet; but thankfully we didn't until after we visited Saladero Ecolodge. The rumors are all true--it isn't a secret anymore...this place is just special. For those of you who are all about "farm... More 

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Mission Viejo, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Saladero is a special and wonderful place, located right between ocean and rain forest. All area is pristine and Susan and Harvey are trying to keep less impact from people, but keep also clean and good maintained. It is really warm atmosphere in Saladero, from the beginning to the end we felt as we been treating there as family member,... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

Saladero was one of three lodges we visited as part of a three lodge tour. They were all great but Saladero was the best. We boarded their small boat at Puerto Jimenez and skimmed over the gulf. Wow. The jungle landscape on the coast was extremely beautiful, set against blue hills in the background. The owners of Saladero, Susan and... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

We enjoyed our stay in Saladero very much. Harvey picked us up by boat and we got company of many Dolphins. We were welcomed very warmly by Harvey and Simone. We loved our stay at this lovely spot. The rooms were clean and cosy. They have a beautiful garden at their propety. And some nice trails in the jungle. Swimming... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

I had always wanted to visit the Osa Peninsula, but a trusted friend suggested Saladero, located on the golfo dulce in Piedras Blancas National Park. He said it would be a better way to see what the area has to offer and seeès much less traffic. He was right. Saladero is nestled into some of the most fascinating primary rainforest... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Staying at Saladero is an unforgettable experience, one that puts you very close to the natural world and allows you to enjoy the animals and plants of a primary rainforest and the sea life in Golfo Dulce. The grounds at the lodge are beautifully kept, and a large variety of birds can be seen and heard there throughout the day.... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
All inclusive beachfront eco lodge with 450 acres of primary rainforest. Three tropical screened cabins. The second floor of the Beach house sleeps 6, the Tree cabin sleeps 4, the new bungalow sleeps 2 and the Mariposa sleeps 4. The room prices Include boat pickup and return to Golfito or Pto Jimenez, 3 meals a day (much of our food is grown here organically), afternoon snack, natural juices, unlimited use of nature trails, snorkel equipment, fishing equipment and kayaks. Two coral reefs and the Rio Esquinas mangrove estuary close by. 1/2 Mile of beach front, 30 acres of tropical gardens, 450 acres of primary rain forest. Birding is outstanding and fish right in front of the property. Many optional tours available including the river mangroves by kayak, river mangroves by boat, canopy tour, snorkeling coral reefs, horseback riding, botanical gardens and chocolate farm tour. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Saladero Eco Lodge

Address: Rio Esquinas | Golfito, Costa Rica, Golfito 6000, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Golfito
Price Range: $213 - $271 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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