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    Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge

    Parque Nacional Piedras Blancas, Golfito 1000, Costa Rica
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    2017-08-07 2017-08-08
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    • Excellent84%
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    Reviewed 9 March 2014

    Gorgeous, untouched location enabled us to feel like we truly experienced Cost Rica with our boys (ages 8 & 10). We were VERY glad we chose to spend 4 nights there. Guides were friendly and very knowledgeable. This is NOT a luxury destination but a...More

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    Response from NicuesaLodge, Owner at Playa Nicuesa Rainforest LodgeResponded 11 March 2014

    Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. We appreciate your comments and travel tips, and are very pleased you felt you had a true Costa Rica experience with your family. It's true, the jungle can be loud if you are not...More

    Reviewed 8 March 2014

    We were booked into the Playa Nicuesa Lodge by our local travel agent Marcela at Discovery Travel Costa Rica. We had asked for a REAL CR experience. My honey wanted birds and I wanted water and I wanted Flora and Fauna. We had no idea...More

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    Response from NicuesaLodge, Owner at Playa Nicuesa Rainforest LodgeResponded 11 March 2014

    We're delighted you found Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge to be a "Real" Costa Rica experience. We think so! We're content that our remote location on Golfo Dulce gives our guests all the nature, flora and fauna, water, jungle, rainforest, etc. that anyone could want. Thank...More

    Reviewed 2 March 2014

    Accessible only by boat, this really is remote. The big cabins are comfortable, the staff are friendly and the food is OK. There is a fair bit of wildlife around, but it was not our best location. The beach is a good place to sit...More

    1  Thank Jeremy138
    Response from NicuesaLodge, Owner at Playa Nicuesa Rainforest LodgeResponded 4 March 2014

    Thank you very much for your review. We're very happy you enjoyed your stay. We also think the river tour in the mangroves is a great place to see wildlife. We'll be sure to pass on your kind compliments to our staff. Pura Vida!

    Reviewed 22 February 2014

    AMAZING. Our trip was nothing short of spectacular. Peaceful, deep, best food I have ever enjoyed, eating family style with travelers from all over the world. Lifelong memories and friendships. The staff was amazing, and so knowledgeable about the region. Our guides were just amazing....More

    Thank Sonja A
    Response from NicuesaLodge, Owner at Playa Nicuesa Rainforest LodgeResponded 3 March 2014

    Thanks for spending your honeymoon with us in August! Congratulations, and we wish you many years of happiness together! We're thrilled you loved your 9-day stay with us. Thank you for your kindness in writing your upbeat and positive review. Come back and visit us...More

    Reviewed 22 February 2014

    February was a great time to travel...no mosquitoes at all. The spot is beautiful, elegant, yet simple. Grounds well maintained. Jungle trails are easy to explore. The young staff were outstanding, friendly, very knowledgeable regarding the birds and jungle life, catering to every need, always...More

    1  Thank aradiaaradia
    Response from NicuesaLodge, Owner at Playa Nicuesa Rainforest LodgeResponded 3 March 2014

    You came at a great time -- February is right in the middle of the dry and sunny summer season. Thank you for spending part of your vacation with us, and for taking the time to write about all that you enjoyed. We agree, Playa...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Beachfront
    • Restaurant
    • Breakfast included
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Room Service
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Airport Transportation
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Room Service
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$324 - US$489 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #2 Green Hotel in Golfito
    • #2 On the Beach Hotel in Golfito
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 9
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    • Province of Puntarenas >
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    • Golfito
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    TTWLG
    16 January 2017|
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    Response from NicuesaLodge | Property representative |
    The 24-hour solar electricity system at Nicuesa Lodge cannot handle the surge of a blow dryer. As in all of Costa Rica, we have outlets that are compatible with U.S. standard plugs/electrical appliances, so you may charge... More
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    30 November 2016|
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    The average temperatures in June are in the high 80s F (30 C) during the day, and in the mid to low 70s F (24 C) at night. We have ceiling fans in all of our rooms, which also let in plenty of fresh air, for temperature... More
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    Gary K
    15 July 2016|
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    Response from NicuesaLodge | Property representative |
    Our guest who has visited us 3 times answered perfectly. Temperatures in the day are in the high 80s to low 90s F with high humidity, and in the mid to low 70s F at night. We have ceiling fans in all of our rooms, and the... More
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