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Charlie's Jungle House

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Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

First the beach because I guess that's why you want to come here... Imagine you're an explorer setting foot on the shores of Matapalo after a long hectic journey and, depending from where you're coming from, it might be close to the truth. How can you not be subjugated by this long stretch of golden sand fringed by a lush...

Thank Aralya
Reviewed 7 February 2017

The pictures at their website are not real, the place looks nice and comfortable, however, when you get there you find something very different. First of all the bed, it was made of pvc tubes, had old sheets and pillow covers on it that smelled like old stuff, had stains on them and even holes. The floor was crooked and...

Thank Esteban B
Santiago, Chile
Reviewed 7 January 2017

We stayed 5 days at Charlie's jungle house. The place is located, as it name suggests, in the jungle... 40 metres from the beautiful beach of Matapalo. It's just paradise, and the mood around couldn't be more quiet and relaxing. The cabins themselves are okay, all basic amenities for a comfortable stay and a good sleep after a day exploring...

Thank Ivanhr1982
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Charlie's Jungle House is ideal if you're looking for something informal, chilled out, and quirky. We had 5 days over Christmas 2016 and it was idyllic. A very warm welcome; service and hospitality are outstanding. The staff and Charlie are so welcoming, friendly and helpful. It was like staying with a favourite relative. Breakfast is excellent, and a bargain at...

Thank Daniel R
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Set back from a tropical beach which was virtually deserted whilst we were there. Great for swimming and relaxing and lots of places offering surf equipment for hire and lessons. Certainly off the beaten track and a really quiet spot. Charlie is a great host and makes sure you have everything you need, he gave us a great lunch time...

Thank Louise E
Munich, Germany
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Me and my friend have been here on our backpacking tour. It is such a lovely place. Beautiful people in front of a never ending beach. Especially the Terrasse in our accommodation was awesome. Just sitting in middle of jungle and seeing the beauty of nature.... one day we ll be back :)

Thank Marco M
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Me and my husbend spent 4 days in this paradise and enjoyed every minute! Charlie the host is charming, funny and very very helpful. We were at the 'glass-house' and actually felt in the middle of the jungle (as the pictures describes). The facilities were great, everything is big and very comfortable. The best way to end our honeymoon;-) Would...

Thank Chen T
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

The place is beatiful. Crowded wirh a lot of cool animals, monkeys, birds,etc and slept with the sound of the waves in the background... beautiful place, the owner very nice and helpful. I'll be back for sure!

Thank SharonGR06
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for a beach for yourself, with an amazing view, surfing, walking along the wide beach or just relaxing on a hammock while watching the pacific then this place is for you. The jungle house has clean and nice rooms, peaceful atmosphere and few meters from the beach. And on top of it, there is Charlie. He...

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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Fabulous relaxed place run by the amazing Charlie who should be running the world not just his fabulous Jungle House. He makes everything easy relaxed and enjoyable but if you hit any snags he is there in a second with advice and direct help. His local recommendations are not based on kick-backs or deals they are based on the fact...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
All suites offer kitchenettes, AC in bedrooms, hot water, satellite television, wifi, complimentary beach towels, as well as our exclusive hammock park situated next to the ocean. Here you will relax in specially placed hammocks, beach loungers and tables as our staff tend to your every whim. Food and beverage service is available beach side during the day. Uniquely situated between 2 National Parks (Manuel Antonio to the north, Uvita Whale Marine to the south) we know you will enjoy discovering all of the adventures our pristine special destination has to offer. Allow our knowledgeable staff to assist you in developing your perfect Costa Rica vacation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Charlie's Jungle House

Address: Playa Matapalo 66351, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Playa Matapalo
Price Range: $95 - $143 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“There is a double room which is nearer the beach and has a hammock and lounging area, separate double bedroom and a downstairs bathroom”
 of 5 bubbles 719louisee, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The glass house”
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  • kitchen
 of 5 bubbles reisfreaks, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Loads of room options”
 of 5 bubbles aguablanco15, 12 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Any room each have its own style and character all amazingly beautiful”
 of 5 bubbles Toyah_tomkins, 1 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the glass house! It's the closest to the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles Mississippideb, 14 Oct 2015 | Read review
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