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Gun Barrel City, Texas
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

All I need to say is we caught a 300lb Marlin! A 30 year dream fulfilled. His boat was pristine and all of his rods and reels were in great working order. Zancudo lodge was so nice and it was great to see a nicely stocked bar! Can't wait to return.

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Ninilchik, Alaska
Reviewed 1 week ago

I know now why the reviews are so great for Zancudo Lodge. Not sure where to start but their attention to detail from logistics, accommodations, food, and of course fishing was just the very best. The boat captains (Tito & Jay) we had during our four days of fishing worked very hard and got us into some great fishing. We...

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San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was able to spend 2016 New Years at Zancudo Lodge again. Went with a friend of mine Chad and we had another amazing trip. The usual great staff is still there with some new faces, amazing food and service. They added a outside kitchen with a wood burning stove. Everything was top shelf again! But on to the really...

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gmuff, Owner at The Zancudo Lodge, responded to this review

We appreciate the return visits and we always look forward to seeing you every year! And your fishing karma was off the chart this time! Thank you so much for the great review and we hope to see you back very soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I honestly don't know where to begin. Everything was far beyond our expectations for this trip. Gregg, Goldine, and the entire staff are incredibly accommodating and it is clear their number one goal is to ensure you have the best time at the lodge. From our initial contact, the level of service blew us away. We booked our dates and...

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gmuff, Owner at The Zancudo Lodge, responded to this review

We're glad that both of you experienced a good time, both on land and sea, and we hope to surpass your expectations on your next visit! On behalf of everyone here at the Lodge, we thoroughly enjoyed having you both with us and we very much look forward to seeing you in the near future.

El Granada, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm the president of Purple Heart Anglers, a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit. We take disabled veterans fishing and this is our new location for one of our "Trips of a Lifetime". The first time we were there I said I had never used the words Luxurious and fishing in the same sentence but that changed with our first visit. All...

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gmuff, Owner at The Zancudo Lodge, responded to this review

We're so proud to be a part of this cause and it makes our work so much more meaningful when we see the veterans enjoy their time with us. Keep up the great work and we look forward to seeing everyone again next year.

Parksville, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The best fishing, the best lodge !!!!!!!! awesome blue water experience. If you are a experienced fisherman or inexperience these guys will get you into some amazing fish. The lodge is beautiful you could bring your wife, family or friends. It is not your typical fishing lodge.

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gmuff, Owner at The Zancudo Lodge, responded to this review

We realize that you have the choice to visit any Lodge on this planet so we very much appreciate your spending this time with us. We are evolving each and every year so we sincerely hope to see you again!

North Bellmore, New York
Reviewed 12 December 2016

I heard so much about Costa Rica fishing that my son and I always had a trip on our wish list. We zeroed in on the Zancudo fishing Lodge and knew instantly that we made the right choice. Landing in San Jose we were picked up and driven a short distance to Sanza Airport where we had a beautiful flight...

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gmuff, Owner at The Zancudo Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. Our entire staff enjoyed having you both here with us and we hope that you will return next year with the catch and release of marlins!

New Orleans, Louisiana
Reviewed 17 November 2016

My experience started with the personal email from the owners. They worked with me to accommodate my variable schedule and situated me in a beautiful room and a day full of fishing the fertile waters of Costa Rica. Gregg and Goldine are top notch and made me feel like a king. The wait staff, lodge staff and chef were so...

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gmuff, Owner at The Zancudo Lodge, responded to this review

We very much appreciate that you spent this time with us! We're very glad that you enjoyed your stay and we hope that you will return next year for even a greater adventure!

Kirkland, Washington
Reviewed 28 August 2016

When you really love fishing and you want top notch service and accommodations in the jungle then this is the place! The room and main lodge areas are fantastically furnished and very comfortable. The service can't be beat and the owners and staff call you by name. Since the main attraction here is fishing, there isn't much happening after 8:00pm...

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And we cannot wait to see you back at the Lodge catching that roosterfish and seeing a sloth and monkeys! Thank you for the amazing review and we hope you will consider visiting us again in the very near future.

Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

I spent a week at the Zancudo Lodge when I needed to get out of the city and de-stress. The weather was beautiful. I sat by the pool, drank amazing tropical fruit juices, went in the ocean and had a gourmet meals three times a day. Read a good book, caught up on magazines, and just really is soaked up...

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Thank you so much for returning again to the Lodge and we very much appreciate your kind words! We look forward to seeing you again on our little slice of paradise!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Parking
  • Spa
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  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Zancudo Lodge is surrounded by the beauty of Costa Rican wildlife, verdant tropical foliage and is located beachfront. Ideally bordered by the Pacific Ocean and the Rio Coto river, we offer our guests the perfect setting for an idyllic vacation accompanied by your choice of a variety of thrill seeking activities. Our guests can choose amongst a list of popular sports such as world class surfing, standup paddle boarding, premier catch and release sport fishing and kayaking or a variety of day tours indigenous to the Golfo Dulce such as a visit to a botanical garden and a wildlife sanctuary, oceanfront horseback riding or a zip-line canopy flight through the rainforest. Those guests who prefer to enjoy the tranquility of the resort can spend time relaxing by the pool, taking a stroll in our tropical fruit garden, playing a game of bocce ball on our regulation court, receiving a deep tissue massage, practicing yoga or pilates in the open air or simply relishing the vastness of the Pacific Ocean from the privacy of our Zancudo Beach.Our brand new public space houses an elegant fountain reception area, gift shop, 3 lounge areas, a fine dining restaurant (seating capacity 40), bar (seating capacity 16) and a state of the art kitchen. On the second floor, there is a game lounge complete with a widescreen TV viewing area, pool table, shuffleboard table, card table, foosball and a massage relaxation room with an outdoor shower. On our property, our guests will also find beautiful tropical gardens, green houses (with our own organically farmed product), our own Lodge marina located on the Rio Coto (where all guests are greeted with a VIP service of a welcoming drink and cold towel), a salt water pool and palapa lounge area and open air beachfront platforms (for exercise, lounging, etc). ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Zancudo Lodge

Address: Playa Zancudo, Golfito 60701, Costa Rica (Formerly Zancudo Beach Resort)
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Golfito
Price Range: $260 - $373 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Zancudo Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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Also Known As:
Zancudo Beach Hotel Golfito
The Zancudo Lodge Costa Rica/Golfito
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