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Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed the last two days in the beautiful house right in the jungle. Irene pointed out where the monkeys, iguana, sloths and other wildlife roam. We had a big, clean room, with a comfortable bed. The hammock on the terrace was great for listening to the jungle sounds and watch the monkeys play. The beach and shops are a...

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Liskeard, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Loved it here. Our hosts built the lodge from the ground up over a period of years and they are rightfully very proud of it. Irene was quickly aware we were nature lovers and every time we got back from a hike she had found something else to show us. Finally got to observe the Black Mandibled and Keel Billed...

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Hannover, Germany
Reviewed 29 June 2016

El Tucan Jungle Lodge is not only a gem in that it is located smack in the middle of the Costa Rican rain forest, yet still close to the Caribbean shore, it also boasts two of the most wonderful Hosts along the Central America's tropical coastline. Irene and Wolfgang went above and beyond to make sure that we felt right...

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
Reviewed 9 April 2016

This has to be one of my favorite places to stay in CR. Irene and Wolfgang have built an amazing Jungle get away. Jungle yes but less than a Kilometer away is Cocles Beach. Get the best of both worlds in one very reasonably priced lodge. Irene is a born wildlife guide. There were 3 sloths and an iguana in...

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Reviewed 22 January 2016 via mobile

We loved this place, cabins in the jungle !lots of nature all around us .The noises from the jungle is great ! We saw frogs ,birds,snakes and sloth's .great stay comfortable beds.We had a car very easy to get around the area .it takes 5 min to puerto viejo great restaurants !Great host 😎

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Eislingen, Germany
Reviewed 23 December 2015

Great lodge in the middle of the jungle. You leave your room, 1m in front of you is a hammock, 1m more and you are practically in the forest with spiders, sloths, monkeys etc. The rooms that were built by the owners are clean and beautiful with the occasional frog or gecko sitting on the wall. We love listening to...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 4 December 2015

I had a nice, wonderful week at the end of November 2015 in the heart of the jungle. This place is amazing. Seen a lot of animals from the comfort of my hammock, from sloths to eyelash vipers, geckos and frogs. Irene and Wolfgang are very welcoming, very friendly and were always happy to answer my questions regarding activities I...

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Jyvaskyla, Finland
Reviewed 16 November 2015

Very nice place, in the middle of the jungle. Irene and Wolfgang with all their animals (dogs, gooses etc.) were very friendly and helpful. In this place could even see more wild animals than in some national parks. We saw sloths, tucans, monkeys etc. from our own terrace. I really loved that place, even trip to to village has about...

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Drumheller, Canada
Reviewed 23 August 2015

Helene and I stayed at the El Toucan Jungle Lodge Jan 17-23, 2015. Very personal accommodation with 2 building with 2 cabins each and the main building that the proprietors live in. The shared balcony faces the jungle. Rooms very comfortable with attached bathrooms. Suicide showers of course! They work very well. Irene and Wolf were tremendous hosts. $50 a...

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Reviewed 24 July 2015

Spectacular immersion into the one of the last remaining primary forests in Costa Rica. My wife, myself and my father spent a night here at the beginning of July. We all agreed that we wished to have known about this place earlier we would have stayed here during are whole trip in Puerto Viejo. The owner was fantastic with us,...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
El Tucan Jungle Lodge is a paradise for bird lovers and people who want to enjoy the tropical flora and fauna in a relaxed atmosphere What makes us different from other accommodation that is close proximity to nature: The bungalows are surrounded by jungle and sloths, toucans, iguanas and colorful butterflies can often be detected even from the hammock. We offer stylish living in wooden bungalows on the banks of the Rio Cano Negro surrounded by the unparalleled serenity of nature. Our cozy rooms (4m x 4m) are equipped with one or two double beds, equipped with ceiling fan, mosquito net and private bathroom and have a spacious terrace with hammock, table and chairs and views of the river. Our "El Tucan Jungle Lodge" located in Cocles - 4 km away from Puerto Viejo - and is 1 km off the main road. The 2-hectare site and its surroundings are ideal for walking and exploring, where you can discover howler monkeys, parrots, river turtles and colorful frogs. But the "civilization" is within reach: Of all the rooms have Wi-Fi access. A well stocked supermarket is 1 km away and several restaurants are within 1-2 km. For guests who are not traveling by car, Bike hire (U.S. $ 5 per day) available. There is a regular bus service to the surrounding area and to San Jose. In addition, we can at any time call a taxi. The beach is reached by bike in a few minutes. We are at your disposal for further information available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Tucan Jungle Lodge

Address: Toucan Road, Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 7304, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Puerto Viejo de Talamanca > Cocles
Price Range: $84 - $86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“It really doesn't matter much, every room is great.”
 of 5 bubbles SeeJay63, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“the 4 rooms are identical and all are in the jungle.”
 of 5 bubbles Byronmj, 23 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Any room is great.”
 of 5 bubbles S9841TUmiguelg, 24 Jul 2015 | Read review
“I believe there are only 6 cabinas to choose from. We stayed in #2 and had no problems. Just be aware that they are open air cabinas and it does get humid and can be nearly impossible to dry clothes- so bring extras. But despite the humidity it is WELL WORTH it for the experience of being in a living, breathing, SINGING jungle!”
 of 5 bubbles 881kristinp, 8 Mar 2014 | Read review
“From my experience, I don't think their is a bad room.”
 of 5 bubbles Pletch65, 6 Mar 2014 | Read review
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