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Lookout Inn Lodge

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Reviewed 6 July 2015

I stayed in one of the Tiki Huts for a week and could not have been happier with the experience. The view from my room was amazing, got to look out at the ocean and the sound of the waves helped put me to sleep at night. Breakfast, lunch and dinner were provided and each meal I had there was...

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lookoutinn, Owner at Lookout Inn Lodge, responded to this review

some day you need to return and hang out with us .. tiki huts will be waiting-- all is good here at the lookout inn still very lil rains.. ''el nino'' getting everyone else wet but us... thank u some much for the visit ....terry and the team

Reviewed 3 July 2015 via mobile

We booked this place the night after our wedding and flew here the next day. My wife wanted an all-inclusive resort, I wanted a more secluded AirBNB-type experience, and we got the best of both worlds. Three incredible buffet-style locally inspired meals per day served by an amazing staff, including their world-class chef; full-service bar run by the amazing young...

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lookoutinn, Owner at Lookout Inn Lodge, responded to this review

honey moon R & F so glad to have met u2 and hang out wit ya tooooo .. what a party you guys throw.. hope all is well in Colorado and you need to bring the whole gang back here some day .. 2nd honey moon yes?????? thanks ter & kat

New York City, New York
Reviewed 22 June 2015

This place is amazing!! If you're looking to get away from tourists and have an entire beach and rainforest to yourself, this is the place to go. My girlfriend and I stayed here for an entire 7 days for our February vacation in Costa Rica. There are so few people in this part of Costa Rica that you should truly...

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lookoutinn, Owner at Lookout Inn Lodge, responded to this review

hello new york-- what a great review -- and its all true except ya left out the part about the wild energized bunny -- we had a '' tyra tira '' visit us 3 days ago a great mammal that looks like a small black cat --and of course the monkeys & scarlet macaws are still hanging about .. i...

Racine, Wisconsin
Reviewed 19 June 2015

My wife and I stayed at the Lookout Inn in February 2015 and everything about the place was perfect. The views are great with hundreds of scarlet macaws flying by, the owners and staff were friendly and made us feel like part of the family, and the food was excellant, even for a picky eater like me. We stayed in...

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lookoutinn, Owner at Lookout Inn Lodge, responded to this review

the famous monkey house a real favorite here at the lookout inn .. all is well still el nino still dry and still monkeys and scarlets all day .. thanks so much for visiting us and see you all in 2016

San Diego, California
Reviewed 11 June 2015

What an amazing time we had at Lookout Inn Lodge in Costa Rica and we loved every adventurous day. We stayed overnight at Inn Jimenez Bed & Breakfast, their other hotel in Puerto Jimenez, for 2 days and then spend 5 days at Lookout. Each day really was wild and kind of an adventure! Our Blue Butterfly room was perfect....

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lookoutinn, Owner at Lookout Inn Lodge, responded to this review

hey j. So true this review thank u -- i am a poet toooooo -- all is well here at the lookout inn on carate beach and the ''hotel'' inn jimenez hope to see u2 again soon bye ter-rrr

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 11 June 2015

If you are looking for a place with amazing views (sans internet) and relaxing atmosphere/people this is the place for you! Open rooms and showers - a treat coming from a city. Be prepared with some bugs spray though!

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lookoutinn, Owner at Lookout Inn Lodge, responded to this review

HI INDY -- so glad u had a nice time here at the lookout inn and those bugs are fantastic aren't they??? also the RED EYE TREE FROGS are out because we finally got a bit of rain.. this ''el nino '' is keeping us dry so any one needing a great vacation in the rain forest this is the...

Houston, Texas, United States
Reviewed 9 June 2015

No-no-no, I did not forget! As soon as I got back from the paradise into reality I got immediately swamped by it, I mean the reality, but every day I keep daydreaming about Costa Rica, Osa Peninsula and the beautiful, friendly, so warm and so eco-friendly Lookout Inn. There is so much I would like to write about my recent...

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lookoutinn, Owner at Lookout Inn Lodge, responded to this review

hello my wonderful new friend V. what a great review and its all '' TRUE '' u forgot to mention how terrific terry is - eh??? well it is still sunny and tropical here on this beach .. tapir- monkeys and birds are all happy and the RED EYE TREE FROGS are out tooooo .. so every one bring flashlites...

Rochester, New York
Reviewed 4 June 2015

My cousin and I went down to visit my cousin Terry and his wife and it was wild in more ways than one. The wildlife there was plentiful we were lucky enough to be within ten feet of of a tapir. We also saw plenty of monkeys, iguanas, and scarlet macaws while there. I was blown away by the room...

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lookoutinn, Owner at Lookout Inn Lodge, responded to this review

hello ralph -- its about time you wrote to trip adv. .. and we are so glad toooo -- thanks for finally visiting us here at the lookout inn -- and we shall see you when i visit the finger lakes late july ok?? see ya soon and put money in your wallet -- katya and i are ready for...

Lynnwood, Washington
Reviewed 3 June 2015

Amazing location and lodge. The trails around the lodge are extensive and the wildlife is plentiful and diverse. We were fortunate to be there during turtle season and observed nesting and hatching activities every night. Terry and Katya are wonderful hosts and truly made are stay very special. If you go to Costa Rica, you must put this place on...

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lookoutinn, Owner at Lookout Inn Lodge, responded to this review

hello Dan the restaurant man -- i hear you 3 arecoming back to the lookout inn -- thats great dont forget we have a beautiful bed & breakfast now in puerto jimenenz if u need a place in town ok?? sunny & dry here ''el nino '' keeping the rain off us see ya in dec. or nov. enjoy the...

Fort Collins, Colorado
Reviewed 29 May 2015

Me and my wife had a great time for our honeymoon. We stayed in the Tropical Honeymoon suite and we loved the layout with its own sitting pool. Terry and Cotaya are wonderful owners and hostesses and make you feel at home. The room was great with a wonderful view and well maintained during our stay. The food was unbeatable,...

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lookoutinn, Owner at Lookout Inn Lodge, responded to this review

hey guys great to hear back from you on this wonderful review -- still great weather here and the food is fantastic toooo at a great price --did u check out the swamp travel 15 -- whats up with some people -- ?? still no rain here 'EL NINO'' and its going to be a dry season here on this...

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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. ... more   less 

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Address: Carate, Corcovado National Park, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Corcovado National Park > Carate
Price Range: $118 - $324 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Lookout Inn Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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Lookout Hotel Carate
Lookout Inn Lodge Costa Rica/Carate
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“This Inn is off the grid so be ready, no hot water, solar power, limited cell reception and wifi.”
Jwhite2314, 21 May 2017 | Read review
“Get the rooms up high, You can see it all!”
  • hundreds of lapas all morning every morning
grahamfswindell, 21 May 2017 | Read review
“open private outdoor experience comfortable tree houses as well as the more traditional indoor rooms”
liesla2017, 21 May 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms were very nice but very different. Each has it's own feel.”
mikebJ9816DM, 12 May 2017 | Read review
“I'd recommend the rooms (monkey, butterfly, tiki, . . .) away from the main lodge, mainly for ventilation and views.”
  • view from our room with macaw
, 4 May 2017 | Read review
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