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    Hotel Shawandha Lodge

    Playa Chiquita, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 7304, Costa Rica
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    Reviewed 19 March 2011

    The location and the idea of this place are fascinating (it's properly 'in the jungle'), but we felt that the line between 'natural' and ' a bit scruffy' wasn't ideal..... The bungalows are big and spacious, but they're also pretty rough around the edges. The...More

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    Reviewed 16 March 2011

    We had the pleasure of staying at Shawandha the rooms were excellent. But more over the food there was unsurpassed. The quality of their French food, rivaled the finer resturants in France. The propriator of this establishment, really knows how fine food should taste. Even...More

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    Reviewed 10 March 2011

    This was my third visit to Shawandah since 2004. Each and every visit has been amazing. A year before this trip I kept telling my wife that my dream for my 40th was going to Shawandah and having dinner at the nearby Italian restaurant La...More

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    Reviewed 26 February 2011

    Although I've been to Costa Rica many times, this was my first time in Puerto Viejo. It rained incessantly for our entire stay, but the fact that the lodge is on the road allowed us to wander around, even when the trails were not passable....More

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    Reviewed 23 February 2011

    The lodge was beautiful, we just ate breakfast there, but well presented It states breakfast at 7:am but it was 7:30 before staff waited on guests. We had a small child and they have dogs that do not like children, it would have been nice...More

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    • USD 78 - USD 157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #5 On the Beach Hotel in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
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    DDV49
    How far is the lodge from the beach?
    4 August 2016|
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    Response from AmandaV45 | Reviewed this property |
    About 500 meters, there is a walking path right across the street thru trees Sometimes you will find monkeys or macaws flying over.
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    Annie L
    How reliable is the wife there? Is the pubic area loud? Can one be able to have a decent phone conversation in public are or will there just be too much jungle noise in the background? Is there a safe in the room or a way to have my personal belongings (s.a passport) kept with someone in front desk while I am out and about? Thanks
    18 May 2016|
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    Response from silkfunkybrit | Reviewed this property |
    Hi! I was there last week and I can tell you the reception area is more or less empty and definately quiet,I made a whats app call to my dad in the UK and could hear him clearly with no cutting out issues,There is wifi in... More
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    dutchwilddog
    Is it possible to walk/swim to the reef? Regards Schliek
    29 August 2015|
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