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Playa Cativo Lodge

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Overview
Playa Cativo Access only by boat, Golfito 60701 Costa Rica See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Free Airport Transportation
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the most wonderful surprise. We arrived at the hotel after a fabulous boat trip across the bay from Pueto Himenez having stopped to see some spotted dolphins playing in the bay. The hotel is set back from the sea in glorious gardens and...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank JoWebb59
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Where do I start to describe how wonderful and special it is to stay at Playa Cativo. The location is amazing - only accessible by water, half hour from Golfito, on the edge of the jungle. The room is beautifully appointed, plenty of room with...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank PhilW978
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are a family of four, with two teenagers, and stayed at Playa Cativa Lodge for four nights. Our experience with this lodge started impressively, as we were collected from the airport and taken to the lodge in a 25 minute boat journey, where we...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Kate L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Playa Cativo is truly Nirvana for us. The lodge is perfect in every way, the location is out of this world and the staff just go above and beyond five star service in every way. We walked in the jungle, snorkeled, swam and kayaked, we...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Roz N
Reviewed October 8, 2018

This was my fifth stay at this incredible place, and the third time I have brought a group of friends/family to share it with. It is like a treasure that I can't keep to myself and want to share with as many people as possible!...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Mary G
Response from Allen M, Director of Sales at Playa Cativo LodgeResponded October 22, 2018

Dear Mary G, It has been a few days since your last visit with your family, but we feel it was just yesterday that we had the pleasure of your visit and just like every time you come visit us, we enjoy so much sharing...More

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About
Description
Accessible exclusively by boat, Playa Cativo Eco Lodge is surrounded by Piedras Blancas National Park in the Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica, and offers luxury beachfront accommodations in harmony with nature. More Enjoy romantic gourmet meals and a selection of tours and adventures, including rain forest hikes, bird watching, stand up paddle boarding, dolphin sightseeing and yoga. All our room rates include: •Meet and greet at the local airport (Golfito or Puerto Jiménez) and one round-trip scenic boat transfer from town of arrival •First-class lodging, featuring spectacular views of the ocean & rainforest. •Three à la carte, multi-course meals per day (in-room dining also available). •Freshly brewed coffees and teas. •Use of kayaks, stand up stand up paddle boards and snorkeling gear in Cativo Bay. • The introduction to the tropical rainforest guided tour •Access to self-guided hiking trails around our private tropical •A “surprise and delight” in-room amenity. Twice daily maid service & wifi Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Beachfront
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Room Service
Airport Transportation
Business Center with Internet Access
Concierge
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Free Parking
Awards & Recognition
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
GreenLeaders Platinum level
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
GreenLeaders Platinum level
Hotel Style
Onsen
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On the Beach
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
GreenLeaders Platinum level
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
GreenLeaders Platinum level
Hotel Style
Onsen
,
On the Beach
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
18
Price range
$483 - $1,162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Playa Cativo Lodge Costa Rica/Golfito
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Golfito
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
GreenLeaders Platinum level
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
GreenLeaders Platinum level
Hotel Style
Onsen
,
On the Beach
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
18
Price range
$483 - $1,162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Playa Cativo Lodge Costa Rica/Golfito
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Golfito
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Traveler (188)
Pool & Beach (47)
Room & Suite (33)
Dining (19)
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Babs41
July 3, 2018|
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Response from Allen M | Property representative |
Dear Babs41, Thank you for contacting us, there are no specific nesting places for turtles around Golfo Dulce, most nesting sites are up in Guanacaste porvince or the Caribean, though we do get to see them around Golfo... More
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DebbieSanAntono
June 23, 2018|
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Hello Dear Debbie, We are located into the most magical rain forest of Costa Rica, and yes your hiking shoes may get wet when exploring the forest on tours or walking thorough the trails, but the lodge provides rubber... More
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JoWebb59
1 week ago
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"I don't think you could find a bad room."
PhilW978
3 weeks ago
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"We enjoyed one premier and one luxury guest room, meanin we could stay close by as one is above the other."
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3 weeks ago
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"They are all wonderful"
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4 weeks ago
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