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The Lookout Inn Lodge is a beach and rainforest ecolodge in Carate on Costa Rica's Osa Peninsula. We are located completely off the beaten path and conveniently located near an entrance to the world-renowned Corcovado National Park. Ideally situated to offer comfortable and affordable eco-friendly accommodations to adventure travelers visiting this remote part of Costa Rica, the Lookout Inn Lodge is sure to impress. Nestled in the hillside right above the road and alongside an isolated black sand beach, Lookout Inn Lodge provides our guests with spectacular views of the surrounding jungle rainforest, the majestic Pacific Ocean and an endless unspoiled Osa Peninsula coastline.
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Carate, Corcovado National Park Costa Rica
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Puerto Jimenez Airport20 km
Golfito Airport37 km
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Lookout Inn is situated on the edge of Corcovado Nature Reserve which is an ideal location for both beach and forest walks. The accommodation is "interesting" - in some ways rather basic, open to the elements and may involve sharing facilities but this all adds charm and makes
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Response from lookoutinn, Manager at Lookout Inn Lodge
Responded 4 days ago
Dear guest, thank you for sharing your nice review of our beloved Lookout Inn lodge! Tasty food and friendly service are our main goals and we are very happy, that you enjoyed them both. All information about our lodge, activities and how to get here are listed on our websites.and in great detail. We improved information about how to get to our lodge on Booking.com as well. Yes we are almost " at the end of the world " on edge of rain forest and wild beach, so to get here is pretty adventures. But that is why we decided it to move here and make it our new home. Best regards Roman Vagner Lookout Inn lodge manager
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If you can only go one place in Costa Rica, make it the Osa peninsula.This lodge is now run very professionally by a friendly Czech family with restaurant experience, along with attentive locals. Food is tasty and abundant and cooks will accommodate serious allergies. Wildlife
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Response from lookoutinn, Manager at Lookout Inn Lodge
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear guest, thank you very much for such nice review of our beloved Lookout Inn! Friendly service and tasty food are our main goals. Mother nature and wildlife around us and this is main reason why we are here and why we choose Lookout inn for our new home. We are very happy that we could share our new home with you. it was pleasure to have you here. Best regards Roman Vagner Lookout Inn lodge manager
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My wife & I spent ten wonderful days here and we loved it. Seeing the flora and fauna up close was almost a sensory overload with the sights and sounds and feel of this unique environment. The views of the beach and jungle and sunrise and sunset because everywhere you look was
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Response from lookoutinn, Manager at Lookout Inn Lodge
Responded Feb. 19, 2019
Dear Ronald, thank you very much for such nice review for our beloved Lookout Inn lodge! It has been wonderful time we spend with you here. Friendly service and great food are our main goals and i am very happy that you enjoyed here. And also mother nature always finish final picture! You made great company to other guests and as far as i remember you became friends and had good time sharing your stories together. It was pleasure watching you as group of new friends. Looking forward to see you again fellow travelers. Best regards Roman Vagner Lookout Inn lodge manager
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We spent a wonderful 4 days in January. This was our first time in Costa Rica, and the Lookout Inn was a perfect perch for our experience. They took great care of us. As a mom and 12 year old daughter traveling alone, staying at Lookout Inn was the best part of our trip. They
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Response from lookoutinn, Manager at Lookout Inn Lodge
Responded Feb. 14, 2019
Dear Mary, thank you very much for your wonderful review of our beloved Lookout Inn lodge. This really means a lot to us. We treat every guest as our family and we are more than happy to share our new home with other people.Tasty food and friendly service is our main goal, together wild closest connection with wild life around us. Best regards Roman Vagner Lookout Inn lodge manager
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I was excited to return to Lookout Inn for my 14th time but a bit apprehensive. The lodge is under new ownership and management. Well, not to worry, great new folks, same friendly atmosphere, plenty to eat, and lots of wildlife and birds! The new managers have worked hard to
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Response from lookoutinn, Manager at Lookout Inn Lodge
Responded Feb. 7, 2019
Dear Nick, thank you very much for such wonderful review! I am very happy we met and it was really pleasure to have you here with us. Good energy and friendly atmosphere is our goal together with tasty food and great service for our guests. And mother nature will always finish final picture. Looking forward to see you next year! Best regards Roman Vagner Lookout Inn lodge manager
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The Lookout Inn has icy cold sodas to enjoy. As others have said, there is really nothing within walking distance. All the food and drink at the Lookout is way above average for each and every meal. We've been 4 times.
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fishing on the shore is fun here and we have a lagoon full of snapper and snook
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"Tiki huts feel like you're living outdoors but are much more comfortable than a tent. Enjoyed the outdoor shower."
"Best view was from Monkey House"
"Up high on the hill might give you a bit more breeze. All huts are open to the air, with nets around the beds and fans if it's hot."
"Lookout offers a variety of comfortable accommodations from hotel style to private cabinas"
"We stayed in one of the rooms attached to the main house. One of the bungalows (the monkey house) would probably have been even better"
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PRICE RANGE
US$191 - US$281 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
lookout hotel carate
LOCATION
Costa RicaProvince of PuntarenasOsa PeninsulaCorcovado National ParkCarate
NUMBER OF ROOMS
6
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