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    La Ensenada Lodge

    Gulf of Nicoya, Manzanillo, Costa Rica
    Best prices for your stay
    09/07/2017 10/07/2017
    1 room
    • 1 room
      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
        • 0 children
          Traveller (89)
          Room & Suite (23)
          Dining (7)
          • Excellent41%
          • Very good37%
          • Average14%
          • Poor6%
          • Terrible2%
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          “la ensenada” (9 reviews)
          “boat trip” (5 reviews)
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          1 - 5 of 41 reviews

          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          This huge property is a working ranch with a drive of nearly 2kms from the gate to the cottages. The compact wooden cottages are set on vast lawns that stretch right up to the waters of Gulf of Nicoya. There is no direct access to...More

          Thank WayfarerIndia
          Reviewed 5 weeks ago

          La Ensenada is both a working ranch and a wildlife refuge. It is not a resort, but its facilities for visitors are adequate and the people are typically welcoming. For example, upon checking in and learning that we are birders, a staff member showed us...More

          Thank DesertBirder
          Reviewed 1 May 2017

          My wife and I have just arrived home in the U.K. from Costa Rica this morning after a birding trip. We stayed in four lodges and this was by far the worst one. The chalets were in a pretty poor state bug infected and needing...More

          Thank Maurice L
          Reviewed 28 April 2017

          Nice chalets with verandas and hammocks set in beautiful surroundings. The gardens are well laid out and attract a good range of birds. There is a swimming pool and great views over the Bay of Nicoya. Although the staff spoke very little English everyone was...More

          Thank BandS16
          Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

          Absolutely loved the place. Amazing food too. The lodges are basic but you soon get used to clearing out scorpions and the like before bed! I feared getting eaten alive at night but nothing at all happened! Lovely pool and the views are stunning ....More

          Thank marmite724
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Free Internet
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Price range
          • US$38 - US$65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Number of rooms
          • 25
          • Location
          • Costa Rica >
          • Province of Puntarenas >
          • Manzanillo
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          Traveller (89)
          Room & Suite (23)
          Dining (7)
          Pool & Beach (6)
          Hotel & Grounds (55)
          Bathroom (3)
          Family and Play Areas (1)
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          "Closer to the dining area, as it easier to get to the parking from there"
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          "Until they fix the problem of the men lurking around seeking out the women staying there, I wouldn't..."
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          "I think all of the spots are great. You might want to be close or far away from the lodge where meals are..."
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          "We had a bungalow near to the sea and away from the main area although the bigger ones inland seemed newer..."
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