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    Rancho Margot

    3km beyond El Castillo | La Fortuna de San Carlos, El Castillo, Arenal Volcano National Park 05274, Costa Rica
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    Reviewed 13 August 2015

    Rancho Margot is unlike anywhere I have ever stayed. This place is special- set apart in the Costa Rican rain forest, it is not easy to get to (miles and miles of seemingly endless dirt roads and bridges without guard rails will take you there)...More

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    Response from Travis D, Public Relations Manager at Rancho MargotResponded 22 August 2015

    Thank you so much for your incredibly poetic words! We are always humbled to read reviews such as yours that so precisely depict the true meaning of Rancho Margot, and epitomize the perfect "no-pretense" experience. Thank you for that. We sincerely hope to see you...More

    Reviewed 7 August 2015 via mobile

    We stumbled on this place by mistake. This is an amazing place run by wonderful people. It's a self sustaining ranch. We took a tour with a great guide and ginger the dog. The tour was very interesting and our kids learned a lot. The...More

    Thank Maya N
    Response from Travis D, Public Relations Manager at Rancho MargotResponded 22 August 2015

    We are so glad that you found us! It was wonderful to share our 400-acre sustainable project with your family and we are delighted that you enjoyed our farm-to-table lunch. Perhaps next time you're in Costa Rica you'll be able to spend more time with...More

    Reviewed 24 July 2015 via mobile

    We stumbled across this place by accident by driving to the end of the road...literally. Kayak guide, Manuel was great. We saw more wildlife here than anywhere else in CR. No experience with the restaurant or hotel other being told by a staff member we...More

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    Response from Travis D, Public Relations Manager at Rancho MargotResponded 22 August 2015

    Thank you so much for joining us for a kayak tour this summer - and we are so happy to know you enjoyed your experience with Emanuel. We apologize that you weren't able to explore the grounds of Rancho Margot, but we do offer a...More

    Reviewed 16 July 2015

    Our 5 night stay at Rancho Margot couldn't have been any better.  We are a family of 4, with 2 boys ages 8 and 10.   If you are looking to immerse yourself in the rainforest and enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of a...More

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    Response from Travis D, Public Relations Manager at Rancho MargotResponded 21 July 2015

    Thank you SO much for your incredibly thoughtful review of your visit to Rancho Margot! It was an absolute delight to host you and your sons for the several days that you spent with us in the middle of the rainforest. It gives us great...More

    Reviewed 14 July 2015

    The grounds of Rancho Margot are absolutely beautiful! The rooms however were a little more rustic than we were expecting. It would have been nice to have screened windows so that you could have a breeze through the room without being swarmed by bugs. The...More

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    Response from Travis D, Public Relations Manager at Rancho MargotResponded 21 July 2015

    Thank you so much for taking the time to write about your experience at Rancho Margot. Your comments of course give us the opportunity to learn and make changes to improve our services, and we thank you for your honesty. To provide a more thorough...More

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    • Breakfast included
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    • USD 134 - USD 373 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Province of Alajuela >
    • Arenal Volcano National Park >
    • El Castillo
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    Kristi M
    12 February 2017|
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    Response from Rancho M | Property representative |
    Yes. All meals included and delicious :)
    th fan d
    12 August 2016|
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    Response from Rancho M | Property representative |
    So sorry for the delayed response here....our social media life is a bit chaotic at the moment :) Christopher and the entire team in reception would be happy to arrange private or advise on public transport options for you... More
    31 March 2016|
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    Response from JROAlbany | Reviewed this property |
    Hi. There is a playground right next to the dining area. Lots of the great activities include walking, horse back riding....not great for a 3 year old. The hot springs would probably be ok, but you would have to limit the... More
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