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Kayak Lodge

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Calle Estero de Damas No. 80, Quepos 6350, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We did not spend the night at the lodge but passed by for a tour on the mangroves forest. The owner was very friendly and the places looked very relaxed and clean. The boat trip on the mangroves is very nice and you will see most likely turtles, crocodiles, monkeys and many birds.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

Kayak Lodge is sited adjacent to the Mangrove "swamp" of Damas, 5 km north of Quepos. Part of the reason to visit them is to do the Mangrove swamp tour by kayak, and Bernard, the owner, leads a really good tour. Adventure awaits as you see many animals and plants, and learn to slide under low mangrove roots in your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

This is a great little place to stay! Sweet owners! The rooms are well kept up and really clean. The area is nice and quiet but not too far from lots of activities to do.You also get a discount on their mangrove tour. We loved it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

We had read very positive reviews but still couldn't believe how welcoming the owners were. We were looking for a place that was convenient to quepos and Manuel Antonio and couldn't have asked for more. The mangrove tour is not to be missed. Being with them added a personal touch to our trip that we did not expect.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

We booked this lodge at last minute and the price was reasonable. I was expecting a mediocre hotel. But, to my surprise, it was excellent lodge. The room quality was great, the hosts were friendly, service was top quality. I recommend this lodge strongly. If you rent a car, this is the best place at the best price. If you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

We were so impressed with Bernard and his lovely wife who treated us like family! For the price, this was the nicest place we stayed during our week in Costa Rica. Our lovely hostess showed us around their beautiful garden, explaining each plant and tree. One could plainly see the love they have for their Kayak Lodge surroundings. Bernard was... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

Bernal's Airbnb was the first place in Costa Rica where we really began to explore the country. There's a big Kayak Lodge sign pointing to the dirt road that leads to the property. Bernal was gracious enough to scoop us up from the market where the bus dropped us off. We arrived in the late afternoon and jumped on the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016

My husband & I and our 2 teenagers just got back from staying at Kayak Lodge for a week. It was FANTASTIC!! I can't say enough about the owners!! The 2 nicest most accommodating people that will ever take care of you. We stayed in the suite which overlooked the Mangrove & it was a HUGE room. Comfortable beds, very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2016

I stayed at Kayak Lodge for my last night in the Quepos area after leaving my hostel. This is located off of the main road, but it is tucked away down a long dirt road. There is a small grocery store at the end of the dirt road so that you can buy snacks or food for lunch or dinner.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

Delta Reserve Credit Card American Express® Sponsored Learn more [No Subject] Dec 27, 2015, 6:47 PM From Me Incredibly designed hotel.  Skylights and vaulted ceilings.  A/C works very well.  Very nice swimming pool with waterfall.  Welcome center is housed in a dome with stools and a projector screen.  Exceptionally well designed place with great attention to detail. Extremely friendly and personable... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Description: Kayak Lodge is a Bed & Breakfast establishment. Located in front of tropical mangrove forest, at Costa Rica's central pacific coastline, committed to the natural environment. 10 Miles away from Manuel Antonio National Park. The Lodge has 20 rooms with air conditioned, free Wi-Fi, direct dial telephone, cable/satellite TV, bathroom with hot water, outdoor pool and parking. All rooms have access and may use the guest kitchen/dining area in the Main Lodge, outdoor pool and parking Kayak Lodge has an organized paddling activity: "Mangrove Forest Kayak Tour" You can also book here for other tours: Rainforest Canopy and Superman zipline, horseback riding, rafting, sportfishing, catamaran, ATV, Manuel Antonio National Park guided tour, Surfing Lessons, Paddle boarding (SUP) and boat through the mangrove wildlife. Other visits: Biesanz Beach: 20 minutes by car. Matapalo beach: 30 minutes by car. Damas Island Beach: 30 min by boat. This place is visited by white-faced monkeys and iguanas live here. There are a variety of birds and fauna. You can see the phenomenon of tides and its relation to the excursions in the mangroves. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kayak Lodge

Address: Calle Estero de Damas No. 80, Quepos 6350, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Quepos
Price Range: $64 - $90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Kayak Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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Kayak Hotel Quepos
Kayak Lodge Costa Rica/Quepos
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