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    Rancho Naturalista

    1 Km este de Tuis de Turrialba | Tayutic, Turrialba 7150, Costa Rica
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    Overview
    • Excellent84%
    • Very good13%
    • Average2%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
    Travellers talk about
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
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    Family Rooms
    Multilingual Staff
    Wheelchair Access
    Laundry Service
    Private Balcony
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    41 - 45 of 213 reviews

    Reviewed 22 December 2016

    6 days in December, a perfect escape from the Canadian winter and a wonderful destination for birders and nature lovers. Lisa, the owner, organized accommodation, drivers, trips and guides perfectly. The meals were excellent, and offered more than we would normally eat. Beds were fine,...More

    Thank NeilBoyle
    Response from TexasTicaCR, Manager at Rancho NaturalistaResponded 31 December 2016

    The Canadian "Snowbirds" escaping from the Canadian winter are among our favorite guests at Rancho Naturalista! As you noticed our guides are excellent - and can find birds in difficult dense forest. It really helps to use one when you are birding! The moth lights...More

    Reviewed 16 December 2016

    Rancho Naturalista was our first stop on a two-week tour of Costa Rica. Thanks to the excellent guides, we went from absolute rookies with neo-tropical birds to being able to identify many species on our own. We loved the hummingbird pools, natural pools in a...More

    1  Thank NIcholas R
    Response from TexasTicaCR, Manager at Rancho NaturalistaResponded 8 January 2017

    We are happy that you got to see the sunbittern spread his wings, what an amazing sight it is! Thank you for taking the time to write a nice review! We hope you will return for more fun at Rancho Naturalista!

    Reviewed 13 December 2016

    The accommodations are clean,spacious, and modern with very professional staff. The birding opportunities include a wide variety of tropical birds, hummingbirds and songbirds. Most of all, the food is prepared to gourmet standards, the best we had in Costa Rica. The tres leches cake was...More

    Thank Jim W
    Response from TexasTicaCR, Manager at Rancho NaturalistaResponded 8 January 2017

    Thank you for the wonderful comments about the accommodations, the professional staff, the birding opportunities and most of all, (of course) the gourmet food! We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay!

    Reviewed 7 December 2016

    We arrived in Costa Rica to be told that our trip to the Osa peninsular was cancelled due to storm damage. We were delighted that Lisa at Rancho Naturalista was able to extend our visit to 6 nights. The ambience created by Lisa and her...More

    1  Thank AJVenables
    Reviewed 6 December 2016

    I'll admit I had read a lot about this place before I finally got around to booking a trip, but my expectations were blown away by how fantastic it really is. I've stayed at other lodges too, in Ecuador, Peru, and Costa Rica, but Rancho...More

    5  Thank JoeBeckFLL
    Response from TexasTicaCR, Manager at Rancho NaturalistaResponded 24 December 2016

    All I can say is WOW, What a nice review! We are happy that your expectations were blown away by how fantastic it is at Rancho Naturalista and we hope to see you again soon! Thank you!

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Free Internet
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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    • Laundry Service
    • Breakfast Available
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    • Price range
    • USD 125 - USD 153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 14
    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Cartago >
    • Turrialba
    • Also Known As
    • Rancho Naturalista Turrialba ,
    • Rancho Naturalista Hotel Turrialba
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    Traveller (298)
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    mjs-fl
    12 July 2017|
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    Response from Troy B | Reviewed this property |
    The Rancho has excellent guides on site and you can schedule directly with the lodge for all of your excursions. We had a great time there.
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    23 November 2016|
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    Response from LisaErb_CR | Property representative |
    Hello sorry for the delay I didn't see your message! Yes we can arrange for a local taxi driver from our area who will pick you up at The Hampton Inn or any other hotel that you would like to be picked up from. He also will... More
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    23 July 2016|
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    Response from Jamey B | Reviewed this property |
    I'm neither a photographer nor a serious bird enthusiast, but I can share the experience of my relatives who are both. Many of the birds we saw on our hikes from Rancho Naturalista were high in trees or on the outer... More
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    "We had a room on the balcony which allowed great viewing of the hummingbirds"
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    "We were in the sun bittern room - great private deck with hummingbird feeders."
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    "I am already booked room # 4 for my next year trip"
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    "I stayed in room 5 and loved it. Very comfortable and even had a little "sun room"."
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