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Nature Observatorio

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El Arbol road 2 km North, Manzanillo 70403, Costa Rica
+506 8628 2663
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Can't wait to return

Well done sir! What a fabulous project you have, and visiting was a serene experience. Cannot wait... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sam R
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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This is a once in a lifetime opportunity for most, do not miss this. We took 4 young children with... read more

Reviewed June 7, 2018
Amber406
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Nature Observatorio is a beautiful treehouse suspended 25 meters up on a tree in the middle of the jungle in the Gandoca Manzanillo Wildlife Refuge at the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica. Enjoy wonderful nature hike through primary forest, exercise yourself climbing up the tree with ropes, and sleep up on the tree in the middle on the jungle. This is not just your ordinary accommodation. We are offering the ultimate 3-in-1 Costa Rica Tour Adventure: 1. Hike through real prime rainforest. Watch wildlife in its real natural habitat and listen to the sounds and whispers of the nature. 2. Climb 25 meters (8 stories) high up the tree. Use our safe climbing technique to hoist yourselves up to Nature Observatorio. 3. Spend a night up on the tree in the middle of the jungle. Enjoy one of the most memorable nights of your life and feel like Tarzan and Jane. To prepare yourselves for the adventure we suggest to read Frequently Asked Questions on our website.
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“tree house” (34 reviews)
“primary forest” (11 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
El Arbol road 2 km North, Manzanillo 70403, Costa Rica
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+506 8628 2663
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well done sir! What a fabulous project you have, and visiting was a serene experience. Cannot wait to return for an overnight stay. I'm sure the other reviews describe the details but I just wanted to add my voice to the assenting masses! Don't miss...More

Thank Sam R
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Reviewed June 7, 2018 via mobile

This is a once in a lifetime opportunity for most, do not miss this. We took 4 young children with us and they all loved it! From the parking area Peter had the children handling banana spiders to show them most of the animals are...More

1  Thank Amber406
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Reviewed May 21, 2018

For one special night, we were given a glimpse of what it's like to share the forest with monkeys, toucans and many other creatures. We've been travelling central & south america for almost a year and this counts as one of our favourite memories! Highly...More

1  Thank roystontay
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Reviewed May 15, 2018

I ve been traveling around costarica more than 3 months, but this place is the TOP. it s incredible - in the middle of primary rain forest, where you have to get by walking ,,on the path,,. If you wanna feel real jungle, see and...More

1  Thank ch0b0tka
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Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

We stayed with our 2 girls (10 & 12) and brother in law at Peter's amazing tree house. The hike through the natural forest and peters knowledge were the best nature excursion we had in Costa Rica. The tree is ingeniously built without disrupting life...More

1  Thank Dov B
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Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights and really enjoyed our stay. Our 2 kids (9 and 12) were able to pull themselves up to the treehouse. We saw monkeys right next to the treehouse the last morning along with a lot of birds. Peter and his helpers...More

1  Thank Heather98_12
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Reviewed April 7, 2018

The best guided tour in Costa Rica! I traveled to Costa Rica with two boys and their biggest experience was TreeHouse. Lots of animals, like frogs, lizards, butterflies and birds ... and at the end of the road we saw the toucan! Climbing the tree...More

1  Thank Martin L
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Reviewed April 3, 2018

Peters treehouse is a must-see when traveling to the Manzanillo-Gandoca National Wildlife refuge. The price-winning and environmentally sustainable construction offers a face-to-face (instead of a neck-bending-and-staring-to-the-sky) experience at a sixth floor level with animals such as sloths, toucans, parrots, monkeys and many other life forms....More

1  Thank Jürg S
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Reviewed April 2, 2018

From the very beginning when Peter (great guy, plus from the same country, so even better) picked us in Puerto Viejo was everything super chilled and atmospheric. He is humble guy and want to share his piece of world, make you know as much as...More

1  Thank erinlenicka
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Reviewed March 31, 2018

Everything about this experience was impeccable. Designed for the true adventurers at heart, this experience would fully satisfy any person's wanderlust. I have never had such a unique experience before and it all starts with Peter's expertise and humble, attentive nature. He tunes you in...More

1  Thank nitesky94
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Heather98_12
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Response from NatureObservatorio | Property representative |
Hi Heather, we are glad that you booked the stay, hope we answered all your questions. Thanks a lot.
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