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La Kukula Lodge

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I am sure that this place is perfekt when the weather is sunny and windless. We were there in the end of november and it was raining a lot in the night. I must say that the place needed a "facelift". Especially til kitchen utensils, the beds (one with ants) and the lamps witch were black because of mold. Of...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious breakfast with home made Bread and jam, good coffee, fresh juice and other options you can choose from the menu. Very nice and clean room. Friendly people! We had fun with searching for animals together that live arround the house. This place is 10 minutes driving from viejo centre. We also visited the Ara project which is close by...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very warm reception for our 3 night stay. The lodge itself is beautiful, location perfect and we were surrounded by quite some animals on the property (which is right in the jungle)! Loved it!

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Thank daan s
Ghent, Belgium
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was like staying in the middle of a national park: monkeys, sloths, birds , they all passed by and could be watched from our terrace or from the seats at the small swimming pool. Excellent breakfast, Friendly owners. Be warned , the longer you stay the more everything gets humid

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Warwickshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Fantastic place - our family (kids 1, 5 and 7) had a wonderful time - the kids loved the wildlife and the beaches (especially la Chiquita) - pepo and Sonia were extremely helpful hosts and great with the kids - the casa is great for those wanting more privacy and space - would be back in a heartbeat !

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Aurora, Colorado
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

When I arrived yesterday it was raining. The owner, Pepo, seemed a bit dismissive or rushed when I arrived yesterday. I asked about snorkeling for today & he told me someone would call for me this morning. Carolina was cook and server last evening & this evening. She went out of her way to make my dinners and Mojitos just...

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Thank 1014Sherry
San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Very nice place, in the "jungle". Quiet and in excellent conditions. The attention from the managers and workers was as at home. They permit us a early in and a late out! exactly was we need to recover from a terrible experience in another near "hotel". btw the breakfast is the best I had in a long long time!

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

These lodges are not in the center of town but in the middle of the jungle super nice location and sloths, frogs, birds and other animals just around you really unbelievable Sonja one of the owners is super nice you can ask her anything and she will arrange it her husband is a real sloth spotter Enjoy when you are...

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Mill Valley, California
Reviewed 27 April 2016

This is really the Jungle. Monkeys, toucans, frogs, snakes, the whole enchilada. But the buildings themselves are worth a visit. Everything about this place from the placing of the cabins, just so, in the foliage to give privacy but retain security, to the perfect choice of colors and building materials, to the high end beds and linens, demonstrate Tropical Contemporary...

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Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

The moment you step out of your transport at the La Kukula Lodge one is first hit with air that smells of hibiscus and ocean air. As you take a second deep breath because of the fresh new smells you hear the music of the many native birds and may just be greeted by a hummingbird sipping from the gardens....

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Internet
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
La Kukula Lodge is situated in Playa Chiquita/ Puerto Viejo, next to Refugio de Vida Silvestre de Gandoca-Manzanillo and Cahuita N.P.Built in 2008, La Kukula Lodge follows the principles of sustainable architecture and only plantation wood (teak) has been used in its construction. With its tropical-contemporary style, the bungalows blend naturally with the wooded surroundings: an ideal location to enjoy the flora and fauna the region has to offer. A simple path system running through the garden links each bungalow, the “rancho-bar” and the swimming pool. There are only 8 rooms available, all are very spacious and airy, with their own deck, fans, bathrooms and hot water from a hybrid solar/electric system. All rooms have fantastic views from private terraces onto the sylvan garden. ... more   less 

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Address: Playa Chiquita, Puerto Viejo 73000, Costa Rica | Carretera a Manzanillo, km 6, Puerto Viejo 73000, Costa Rica, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 7300, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Price Range: $145 - $333 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — La Kukula Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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La Kukula Hotel Puerto Viejo
La Kukula Lodge Costa Rica/Limon
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“All rooms are good”
 of 5 bubbles 756eliezerr, 4 Jan 2016 | Read review
“private bungalow is worth the extra for more privacy”
  • deck area
 of 5 bubbles AHA2006, 14 Dec 2015 | Read review
“the house was very nice,just be wary on the room layout (see review)”
 of 5 bubbles madshigginson, 9 Nov 2015 | Read review
“All rooms were beautifully set in the rainforest. We could not see our neighbors at all.”
 of 5 bubbles lorrainek477, 19 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Rooms near the lobby were great. They also have a house for rent for larger families.”
 of 5 bubbles 673philu, 22 Apr 2015 | Read review
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