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Esquinas Rainforest Lodge

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Piedras Blancas National Park La Gamba, Golfito 60701 Costa Rica See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
3 Star accommodation
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30 Dec.31 Dec.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even though staying at esquinas costs a lot of money, it is definitely worth it.. There is a high responisibility for people and nature, the lodge is beautiful, the food very good and the guides know their business

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Date of stay: November 2018
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Reviewed 19 October 2018

Yeah, I know, "don't go in October, the rainiest month!" Well, I did and with rain every day for 6 days I photographed more than 50 bird species, 12 of which were for the first time in CR with 10 lifers! Add this to the...More

Date of stay: October 2018
2  Thank Charlie D
Reviewed 6 September 2018

I stayed 2 nights at this beautiful lodge. My comfy log-cabin overlooked a tranquil pool with resident caiman keeping watch , tall pink bamboo orchids and a Frilled Basilisk trotting by . You really feel part of the rainforest . Staff gave me a very...More

Date of stay: March 2018
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Response from robinwood2, Inhaber at Esquinas Rainforest LodgeResponded 3 October 2018

Thank you very much for your kind words. We are glad you enjoyed your stay at Esquinas and enjoyed the nature as well as the food. I am sorry I couldn't be there to greet you personally, but it is always nice to hear that...More

Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

You know you’re in the rainforest when you arrive at this incredible ‘in the middle of nowhere’ lodge. Secluded, quiet and surrounded by nature you truly feel privileged to be a part of this small, exclusive community. Basic yet comfortable accommodation, spring-fed pool, ‘open to...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

A wonderful experience located in the national park with lots of well signed forest walks. Guided walks also offered. Food quality was excellent and although it was a set menu each day was different and staff were willing to accommodate any special food needs on...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Carol D
Response from robinwood2, Inhaber at Esquinas Rainforest LodgeResponded 2 September 2018

Thanks for your kind comments. We are glad you enjoyed your stay at Esquinas Lodge! Michael Schnitzler (owner)

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Description
Esquinas Lodge in southern Costa Rica, only 3 miles off the Interamerican Highway and 30 minutes from Golfito airport, is part of a model project combining conservation, ecotourism, research, reforestation and More community aid. The lodge is 100% carbon-neutral and has 19 rooms, a restaurant, a bar and a pool. The 35-acre private reserve, surrounded by 2500 acres of untouched rainforest, attracts many mammals and over 200 species of birds. Activities include hiking, horseback riding, birdwatching, and boat and kayak tours in nearby Golfo Dulce. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Restaurant
Free Internet
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
19
Price range
USD 279 - USD 386 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Esquinas Rainforest Hotel Golfito
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Esquinas Rainforest Lodge Costa Rica/Golfito
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Golfito
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
19
Price range
USD 279 - USD 386 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Esquinas Rainforest Hotel Golfito
,
Esquinas Rainforest Lodge Costa Rica/Golfito
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Golfito
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Family and Play Areas (4)
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Anthony C
7 January 2017|
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Response from robinwood2 | Property representative |
Hello Anthony, you can look at the facilities and our menu on our website. A visit to Esquinas is a genuine nature experience. Don't expect high life, music or dancing. We find that observing the nature and the animals and... More
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There is power in the lodges, although these are very basic. Best to contact the manager regarding how to get there. Marilyn
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"Best birding was near the bar and in front of my cabin! I got my most birds in those two places."
29charlied
18 Oct. 2018
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"find another hotel"
cdelx
24 May 2018
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"Golfito is not the best place for wildlife : consider a lodge in Puerto Jimenez"
platinoum
27 Apr. 2018
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"All rooms small chalets and positions great."
SusieP878
11 Mar. 2018
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