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Lookout Inn Lodge

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 30 December 2016

Look Out Inn really is an amazing place - a tropical hideaway in one of the most beautiful spots we’ve ever been.
 We arrived here after a hike in Corcovado and were met with such a wonderfully warm welcome by Todd and the amazing Look Out team. It was such bliss being able to relax over the next few days,...

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

hello j. nice of you to write about us here at the wonderful eco lodge lookout inn..the only beach hotel with an amazing pool food still amazing tooooooooo and wild life all over the place come on back some day in the dry season and hang out with us thanks so much terry and the team dont forget we have...

London
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stayed here in April 2013: so apologies for a rather late review. We stayed here because of the rave reviews. On a bunch of counts it did not disappoint. But there were a couple of things which threw us. The good: The setting is marvellous. Remote, overlooking the Pacific and rooms completely open to the elements....

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lookoutinn, Public Relations Manager at Lookout Inn Lodge, responded to this review

call me Gomez --butt i do prefer Lurch from the Munsters-- we all thank you for the visit and i do understand the problem with me i am a bit wild and wackeeee -- i was a normal person when i first started this project back in 1995 pura vida -----so we have more critters today more scarlet macaws monkeys...

Rockford, Michigan
Reviewed 28 December 2016

We loved this place and Terry, Katya and gang so much the first time...we decided to go back a year later! Even with the record-breaking rain and hurricane, Terry & Katya made sure our travels to and from the lodge were handled, even if not as originally planned. We knew we were in safe hands (and boy do we have...

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

mel bell and hubby B. MANY MILLION THANKS FOr this great review and our wonderful friendship because of this lodge and its love food animals and that terry guy come back again and hang with us dont bring a hurricane wit ya ok??? bye for now the gang

Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

This was our second time at the Lookout Inn. We have come with both our children and were in for a real an exceptional treat. The inn is a unique place for nature lovers. The morning begin with Scarlet Macaws parrots kaking and flying above your head, landing for some sunflower seeds breakfast. A Keel-Billed Toucan family is sitting on...

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

hello to my wonderful family so glad to see you 2 again and your 2 kids toooooooooo-- wildlife is still all over the place and its getting warmer every day summer is here tapir is back toooo and we want to thank the 2 kids for decorating our charlie brown Christmas tree --- it looks great thanks again and dont...

Flagstaff, Arizona
Reviewed 5 December 2016

We came down to the Osa to find a great place to bring groups for Photography Workshops. Don't waste your time reading about other properties just book this place. Terry and his wife Katia run an awesome establishment, great service, great hosts and some of the best food I've had in quite a while - every night they pile it...

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

and your returning again in feb 2017 with 8 guests and cameras photo tour work shop i will try to keep all the critters around for the BIG '' lens ''-- and dont forget the bats eating bananas out of your hand we thank you for the visit and please enjoy our hotel jimenez in puerto jimenez with that new...

El Cerrito, California
Reviewed 27 November 2016

We just spent a unique, eventful stay at the Lookout Inn, near Corcovado National Park in Carate. Due to an incessant, powerful storm off the Pacific Coast of Central America, we ended up having to extend our stay from 3 days to 5. Roads became impassable, and local air service couldn't operate because of weather conditions. Terry and Todd and...

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

another survivor from the stranded 17 gang of 2016 carate beach vs hurricane otto --what a week and here is the bad news for us still living here ''íts still raining out '' at 87 inches for the month of nov just a typical month really here in the rain forest -- i have guests and all is good and...

Berkeley, California
Reviewed 25 November 2016

We just returned from an unforgettable stay at the Lookout Inn, near Corcovada National Park on the Osa Peninsula of southwest Costa Rica. Perched on a hill above the beach, the Lookout Inn is an eco-lodge, using solar panels for power and drawing water from an artesian well. The path down to the beach is lush and green, teeming with...

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

Gilligan's island was never like this -- 17 castaways and my great team here at the lookout inn lodge survived history making hurricane Otto -- what a week its been every one-- and its still cloudy and raining a bit -- thank the spirits for spirits and great food -- again my lodge has a slogan the 4 ' S...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 November 2016

We were a little apprehensive about our visit. We knew there would not be hot water and that the accommodation would be a little rustic but what exactly were we letting ourselves in for?! We decided to play it safe and book for just three nights. That was our only mistake. We should have stayed for six!! The inn itself...

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

hey guys thanks for the wonderful review-- those darn monkeys are still all over the lodge and scarlet macaws tooooo -- you 2 need to return again and catch lunch for us all ok ??? thanks so much terry at the inn and done forget we have a new hotel in puerto jimenez with a new garden pool and 7...

New Orleans, Louisiana
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Thank you Terry and Steven and all the staff for your hospitality and making sure I felt at home. Here is Mr. Puma walking by us in the back yard of Lookout inn. I'll be back next year in 2017 looking for more adventure!

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

a great guest you where and come back soon this guest had a mt lion walking around in the rain forest and they videoed him for 22 minutes but now we need the photos and video // fab hope your fine thanks for the review terry at the inn

Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

My fiance and I stayed at the Lookout Inn at the end of August, beginning of September, and it was the most magical experience of my life. If you're looking for a place where you can truly be in touch with nature, at the heart of this incredibly wild and beautiful country, and meet some of the most open, kind,...

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

meet kate black = what an amazing review thanks so much ,, we all here at the lookout inn want to thank you and joe for visiting us and please come back and dont forget the 4 roses ok ?? katya is on a day hike now and off on a nite hike later .. sea turtles up laying eggs...

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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 

Additional Information about Lookout Inn Lodge

Address: Carate, Corcovado National Park, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Corcovado National Park > Carate
Price Range: $119 - $331 (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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