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    La Ensenada Lodge

    Gulf of Nicoya, Manzanillo, Costa Rica
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    1/28/2018 1/29/2018
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    • Excellent37%
    • Very good42%
    • Average14%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible2%
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    “la ensenada” (9 reviews)
    “working ranch” (8 reviews)
    “boat trip” (5 reviews)
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    1 - 5 of 42 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    The ocean edge setting and working ranch environment make this unique. We came for birding, and so didn't take advantage of riding, etc. Our cabin was clean, and certainly up to date, and we had no problem with insects (although it now being the dry...More

    Thank Mainemal
    Reviewed June 9, 2017

    This huge property is a working ranch with a drive of nearly 2kms from the gate to the cottages. The compact wooden cottages are set on vast lawns that stretch right up to the waters of Gulf of Nicoya. There is no direct access to...More

    1  Thank WayfarerIndia
    Reviewed May 24, 2017

    La Ensenada is both a working ranch and a wildlife refuge. It is not a resort, but its facilities for visitors are adequate and the people are typically welcoming. For example, upon checking in and learning that we are birders, a staff member showed us...More

    1  Thank DesertBirder
    Reviewed May 1, 2017

    My wife and I have just arrived home in the U.K. from Costa Rica this morning after a birding trip. We stayed in four lodges and this was by far the worst one. The chalets were in a pretty poor state bug infected and needing...More

    1  Thank Maurice L
    Reviewed April 28, 2017

    Nice chalets with verandas and hammocks set in beautiful surroundings. The gardens are well laid out and attract a good range of birds. There is a swimming pool and great views over the Bay of Nicoya. Although the staff spoke very little English everyone was...More

    1  Thank BandS16
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    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
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    • Free Parking
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    • Pool
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    • Bar/Lounge
    • Price range
    • $38 - $65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 25
    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Puntarenas >
    • Manzanillo
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    Traveler (89)
    Room & Suite (23)
    Dining (7)
    Pool & Beach (6)
    Hotel & Grounds (55)
    Bathroom (3)
    Family and Play Areas (1)
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    "Closer to the dining area, as it easier to get to the parking from there"
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    "Until they fix the problem of the men lurking around seeking out the women staying there, I wouldn't..."
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    "I think all of the spots are great. You might want to be close or far away from the lodge where meals are..."
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    "We had a bungalow near to the sea and away from the main area although the bigger ones inland seemed newer..."
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