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    Mawamba Lodge

    Tortuguero Canals, Tortuguero 10980-1000, Costa Rica
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    May 7
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    US$407
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    Reviewed 15 May 2013

    Had a wonderful stay at Mawamba, I will try to give some helpful advice that others may not have covered. As in past reviews the ocean is not swimmable do to the riptides , but it is a lovely beach. You must be off the...More

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    Reviewed 25 April 2013

    Set in extensive gardens/grounds, the rustic cabins are comfortable, but lack air-con & rely on fans, which are effective … & allow you to fall asleep to the sound of the ocean if you’re in cabins 37-54, at the back of the camp & about...More

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    Response from Ejurado, Director of Sales at Mawamba Lodge

    Dearjoys59, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience about Tortuguero and Mawamba Lodge. We are delighted to know ytou enjoyed the walks, the waterways and your tour guide. Tortuguero is definitely a gem and a great hideaway for nature lovers,...More

    Reviewed 24 April 2013

    This was a very good & interesting 3 day / 2 night trip, but going at the start of the rainy season gave us........rain - and lots of it! We were collected from the Holiday Inn Express in San Jose at 6am & it took...More

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    Response from Ejurado, Director of Sales at Mawamba Lodge

    Dear 6ntionschampsa, Thank you so much for writing a detailed description of your visit. We truly appreciate it and I am sure it is really helpful for future travelers. Getting here is a ride of around 4 30 to 5 hours, as we depart San...More

    Reviewed 13 April 2013

    Spent 2 nights at mawamba on a package deal inc pick up trips etc. Steve our guide was really great , truly knew what he was talking about. Did an early morning boat trip and local boatman was amazing at spotting stuff. Found it very...More

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    Reviewed 8 April 2013

    Our stay at Mawamba Lodge was a great introduction to an amazing country. The location and grounds are wonderful. A canal on one side and the Caribbean Sea a short walk away. Humberto, the guide assigned to our bus, provided very helpful information about CR...More

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    • Free Internet
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    • US$272 - US$459 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    loves2takepics
    Are there hairdryers and safes in the rooms? Thanks for any replies.
    21 February 2017|
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    Response from EugeniaJurado | Property representative |
    Thank you for your question! The standard rooms do not have a hair dryer, but there are some available in reception in case you need one. The quantities are limited. THe standard superior rooms do have a hair dryer in the... More
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    Alan B
    Is air conditioning in all rooms?
    6 February 2017|
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    Response from Davies619 | Reviewed this property |
    Ceiling fan
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    hitcharideCheshire
    I am travelling alone, how safe would it be to walk into town from the lodge on my own in the day? Any where close by that I could go for meals? I have some trips organised but some free time too.
    16 August 2016|
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    Response from BetuliaEriksson | Reviewed this property |
    Hi there fellow traveler, You are very safe walking by yourself from Mawamba Lodge to Tortuguero Village. The path goes from Mawamba Grounds to the village and it follows along the beach. It is not far away either. It will... More
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    "All rooms are cabins and with 2 adjacent hence small shared balcony which has a hammock and chair. All quiet..."
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    "Flat property + low buildings = no views. Cabin style and rustic. Our room at back of property provided sound..."
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    "We would recommend Lodges adjacent to the Caribbean."
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    "Room 13 was great and close to everything"
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