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Windsor, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Probably one of the nicest places I have stayed in the world. The villas were beautiful with the most incredible views of the lagoon and ocean. Birds and wildlife were abundant. The rooms were spacious and clean and the beds really lovely and comfortable. The pool was large and perfect temperature. The hosts cooked beautiful food - only point is...

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Greg R, Owner at LagunaVista Villas, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, Janet. We appreciate it a lot and are happy you enjoyed your stay. We will relay your comments to our staff. Come and visit us again sometime, ok? All the best and thanks again!

Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 21 August 2016

If you are travelling on your own then definitely make sure you're travelling with a 4X4. There is good road until Puerto Jimenez, however from there you have to take a 40km dirt road until the report. It is definitely worth making the trip because once you arrive there you are realising that this one of the most remote and...

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Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Beautiful and scenic, outstanding management and chef. I truly enjoyed my week at LagunaVista Villas. Martine and her team run the place with great energy and passion. It has a beautiful pool and all of the villas I toured had incredible views.

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 22 April 2016

This holiday filled us up with wonder, intrigue and awe. The physical aspects of the buildings seemed to be designed to take advantage of spectacular views- from every vantage point- from the dining area- to the showers and even some of the toilets!. The food was clearly a source of pride (thank you Coco) along the eco philosophy apparent throughout....

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Greeted by Martine on our arrival, who was a wonderful, warm, bubbly source off energy and a great hostess. We were shown to Villa 7, which has a great location near to the dining area/bar, with fantastic views over the Lagoon and Pacific Ocean. The rooms are fairly basic, but perfect for the setting. The electricity is run by solar...

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Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

Martine is a great hostess with great energy, passion and knowledge of the Osa. Laguna Vista is a lovely place, providing comfort in a balance with nature and sustainability. I really have no criticism for this lovely ecolodge. What a great location immersed in nature. The lagoon nearby is like a bird sanctuary, rich in diversity. Nature is all around...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 17 March 2016

After arrival and intake by the wonderful Martine, who took exceptionally good care of us and was very thorough in her explanations and recommendations in the area. We were served a delicious lunch by Coco the chef. We didn't actually make it to our room till a good hour and a half after we arrived. Once we did... Whoa! I...

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6Thank Wade1616
Reviewed 16 March 2016

I cannot begin to find enough words to describe how wonderful this place is. I traveled with a group of women to this amazing place and enjoyed every moment of my time there. Martine is wonder women who helped make sure we had the experience of a lifetime on our first visit to Costa Rica. Coco is a culinary genius...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Perfect for couples and for peace and quiet. This place is stunningly beautiful with excellent customer service. We were lucky enough to have Coco cook for us as he is an exceptional chef and person, who made our experience even more delightful. We highly recommend staying here and doing the hike into Corcovado Park but you can also see plenty...

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Germany
Reviewed 7 March 2016

Our family (2 boys 6 and 11) from Germany stayed here in Feb 2016 for 3 nights. After a rough 90 min drive from Porto Jimenez we were more than happy to find this little paradise. The team is just great, esp. Martine, the manager, and Coco, the cook. They were especially wonderful with the kids. Full meal board is...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
LagunaVista Villas, a tropical rainforest lodge located beside Playa Carate on the southwest Pacific coast of Costa Rica, borders a beautiful spring-fed lagoon and provides comfortable Mediterranean- style accommodation in an eco-friendly environment. Villa decks offer panoramic views of the lagoon and coconut tree beach, as well as rainforest, ocean and aquatic wildlife. Various activities include trekking in the nearby Corcovado National Park, surfing, kayaking, turtle and bird watching, fishing and horse riding. ... more   less 

Additional Information about LagunaVista Villas

Address: Playa Carate, Carate, Corcovado National Park 60702, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Corcovado National Park > Carate
Price Range: $145 - $431 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — LagunaVista Villas 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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