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Kansas City
Reviewed 21 November 2015

Tucan Terra and owner, Van, can give you just what you are looking for at this unique inn tucked away where you hope time will stand still. . I just wanted to gaze at the sunrise and wait for one of the three varieties of monkeys to peer into the open air kitchen every morning. Ha..... and they do as...

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Boulder, CO
Reviewed 2 June 2015

My girlfriend and I were fortunate enough to have had the opportunity to spend four days at Tucan Terra last week. I was told by one of my closest friends that has traveled all over the world that this was one of his favorite all time places to visit and we both agreed. Van was incredibly generous with his time...

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Camarillo, California
Reviewed 28 May 2015

Just got back from a week at Tucan Terra. We had a great time! Not only are the accommodations wonderful but so is Van the host. Everything is exactly what the website says it will be. We surfed, hiked and enjoyed the wildlife. We also just relaxed and just hung out with Van. He cooked our dinners and they were...

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Sanford, Manitoba Canada
Reviewed 12 March 2015

We spent four nights at Tucan Terra. We arrived as strangers and left Van as friends. The privacy, the fragrance of the ylang ylang tree, the awesome ocean view, and the visiting monkeys made this place truly unforgettable. There are a couple of beautiful secluded beaches nearby where we rarely saw another person. There is a lodge within walking distance...

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Crested Butte, Colorado
Reviewed 6 March 2015

My husband and I had the amazing pleasure of staying at Tucan Terra - sadly only for 2 nights. Upon arriving and inhaling the intoxicating scent of the ylang ylang tree (used in Chanel No. 5) that filled the house in the evening, I wanted to cancel the rest of our plans and stay there! We've traveled quite a bit...

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Cologne, Germany
Reviewed 16 January 2015

We spent three fantastic weeks at Tucan Terra! At first we just wanted to spend a couple of days, but we extended our stay further and further, because it was just a ilttle piece of paradise! Owner Van is more than friendly, he is caring for his guests lieke a "dad", doing everything to make you feel at home. Also...

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Carrboro, North Carolina
Reviewed 5 January 2015

Our family of four stayed at Tucan Terra from Dec 22-28, 2014. Matapalo was an amazing location to land for the holidays, and for us Tucan Terra was the perfect lodging situation. Matapalo is well removed from the hustle of much of Costa Rica's tourism and a bit of a hike to get to, but once you arrive you will...

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Reviewed 4 January 2015

My husband and I spent 2 absolutely incredible nights at Toucan Terra near the end of our week in Costa Rica. We saw and did more in these 2 days than any other portion of our trip. Van and his caretakers were always available for anything we needed: salt, surfing advice, prepping the monkey feeders for our viewing, telling us...

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Bellingham, Washington, United States
Reviewed 12 December 2014

I was referred to Van by some mutual friends when I arrived with my wife we were graciously picked up at the airport and brought directly to Tucan Terra. Van greeted us at the gate from then on we were in Paradise. His grounds were kept up so well and he had monkeys hanging out that would eat from your...

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Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 25 November 2014

We had a fantastic stay at Tucan Terra. The appartment with its open architecture and the great view is simply perfect. Van is a great host, he is very helpful and makes you feel home right away. The whole place with its nature and animals (monkeys, aras, tucans, colorful birds, ...) is a true paradise and we hope to be...

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Address: Cabo Matapalo, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Cabo Matapalo
Number of rooms: 2
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“the view, the jungle, the privacy. The real way to live CR!”
 of 5 bubbles Genny711, 6 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The upper apartment gets a bit warm but has great views. Wi-Fi signal was weak in rooms but fine just through the garden near Van's house.”
  • The garden at sunrise.
  • Capuchin monkey in the garden.
 of 5 bubbles footsteps2, 7 May 2016 | Read review
“Only two choices Upstairs unit has the best views”
 of 5 bubbles LunaOnTheGo, 21 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Pick the top level if its available.”
 of 5 bubbles Monlucriel, 12 Mar 2015 | Read review
“We were happy to have rented the whole house! Tons of space and privacy, it was perfect for our family of four.”
  • Monkeys in the yard
 of 5 bubbles 923jacobs, 5 Jan 2015 | Read review
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