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Bosque del Cabo Rainforest Lodge

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 6 February 2014

4th time back to Bosque and again the best ever .... this time with grandchildren who were enthralled with the rainforest, wildlife and beach experiences. Staff was, as usual, superior in how they related to guests and the facilities, food and activities were excellent.

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Oakton, Va.
Reviewed 4 February 2014

We just returned from our 6th trip to BdC. This is the place to go for the perfect vacation! Where else can you go and find beautiful beaches, amazing jungle, mangroves, fantastic fishing, hiking, surfing, and incredible viewing of wildlife and marine life. It just keeps getting better and better! This year, along with the dolphins, turtles and humpback whales,...

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 February 2014

I went to see wildlife and this review really only applies to those with that as their main reason for visiting. This lodge is miles from anywhere but has a great variety of wildlife. Most unusually in my experience it makes no effort to attract creatures using feeders etc., but many creatures appear at ease even very close to the...

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1Thank Les C
NC
Reviewed 2 February 2014

Just read the reviews- it is pretty much like the reviews. This was our third time to C.R. and we were very happy. Skip the tourist areas and get to the real Costa Rica. You will NOT be disappointed! There is plenty of wildlife, flora, great food, great rooms, great staff, simply- perfect. This is a place for all ages...

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Vancouver, Wa
Reviewed 1 February 2014

This was our second visit to Bosque del Cabo and we were not disappointed. For a more detailed review of the lodge, please see my review from last year. You simply will not find a another eco lodge that can match the extremely high level of customer service, amenities, and delicious gourmet food coupled with unsurpassed wildlife viewing. The grounds...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 1 February 2014

Coming from the cold of Canada what a journey. Outdoor showers, challenging trails with surprises along the way, masses of green foreign plants. And animals right at your feet. 100% humidity in the forest and cooling breezes on the cliff at night teasing the netting surrounding your bed. Meals to satisfy the most elegant palate in the most relaxing setting....

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1Thank Cecilia F
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 25 January 2014

I've stayed in a lot of places around Costa Rica, Bosque del Cabo is a must to add on to any stay. Getting here it's recommended to fly to Puerto Jimenez where they will pick you up for the drive in. The Cabina's are 5 star ... comfortable beds, screened in.... with hammocks on your porch for dozing or watching...

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Madison, WI
Reviewed 20 January 2014

From the pick up at the Puerto Jimenez airport, to our drop off a week later, this could not have been a better week. Went with my husband and two adult kids-20 and 21. Stayed in the Aracari, upstairs, which is an open to the ocean view cabin with a king bed and two twins, full bath. There are many...

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Peterborough
Reviewed 16 January 2014

I really can't express how much we enjoyed staying at Bosque del Cabo, so I'll just call the experience perfect. We stayed in the Casa Blanca, which was absolutely stunning. The huge deck overlooked the Pacific, the rooms were so beautiful, and it was incredibly clean and well-maintained. The food was fabulous and plentiful, and the wildlife was stunning. We...

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Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 January 2014 via mobile

There's tons to see in the grounds of the resort. Within 30 seconds of getting to our cabina, we had a Toucan and a Macaw in the tree outside! Also during our short stay we saw a variety of monkeys, birds, rodents and frogs. We had a 4 hour morning tour with Phil the guide which was an education in...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bosque del Cabo is a romantic getaway and a naturalist’s dream, come true. Crowning a point 500 feet above where the Golfo Dulce meets the Pacific Ocean, nestled in the unspoiled jungles of Costa Rica’s Osa Peninsula is a paradise found. Located in a unique and fortunate position at the very tip of the Osa Peninsula in the southern Pacific region of Costa Rica, this 750+ acre forest reserve features private, spacious bungalows and gorgeous houses perched atop the cliffs of Cabo Matapalo, each with beautiful ocean views, tropical breezes and the rainforest at your doorstep; or choose beautiful and rustic garden view accommodations surrounded by thriving rainforests. Hiking trails lead you through the forest to deserted beaches on both the Golfo Dulce and Pacific Ocean. Bosque del Cabo, which opened its doors as a hotel in 1990, is owner operated and dedicated to forest preservation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bosque del Cabo Rainforest Lodge

Address: | halfway between Puerto Jimenez and Corcovado National Park, Cabo Matapalo 60702, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Cabo Matapalo
Price Range: $557 - $814 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bosque del Cabo Rainforest Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 17
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“get one of the cabanas (or whatever they call them) right on the ocean. Breathtaking views!”
Cville_Valerie, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“stay in both types , garden cabin and luxury cabin , two different areas”
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  • 2nd outdoor sitting area in luxury cabina , what a view
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pilgrim3739, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Casa Teca was perfect for us because it was removed from the main area and we didn't have to worry about our children making noise.”
jdonnolo, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are amazing. With small children, the garden outside your room may not have sufficient child protection in place”
Maliboodibumbum, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The cabinas facing the Pacific are well worth the extra cost.”
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