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    Playa Cativo Lodge

    Playa Cativo | Access only by boat, Golfito 60701, Costa Rica
    011 506 2453 1300
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    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Private Balcony
    3.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 98 reviews

    Reviewed 16 July 2017

    We have been around the world and stayed at many nice lodges. This is definitively one of the very, very best! Service was amazing, they help us sorting out several issues not related to the hotel like getting back a phone we lost at our...More

    Thank Resplatser
    Response from Allen M, Director of Sales at Playa Cativo LodgeResponded 4 August 2017

    Dear Resplatser, Thank you for sharing all those great details about your stay at Playa Cativo Lodge, we are so happy that you've had a pleasant time and that you had the chance to experience the rainforest and its incredible wildlife at our Nature Reserve...More

    Reviewed 31 May 2017

    I can not say enough great things about this hotel. It's better than any place my husband and I have ever stayed, and that included our two week trip to Hawaii for our honeymoon. The staff is BEYOND attentive, kind, and willing to accommodate all...More

    Thank Jenny K
    Response from Allen M, Director of Sales at Playa Cativo LodgeResponded 3 June 2017

    Dear Jenny K, Making sure you and your husband enjoy every moment was definitely a pleasure for all of us, and we thank you so much for such beautiful review! You are correct, there is so much to explore and discover in the hotel's property,...More

    Reviewed 10 May 2017

    The pictures posted in here do not do this place justice. I don't think there are many words to describe Playa Cativo and the lovely people that work there. The boat ride on the way in draws you into to the magic that is this...More

    Thank Kolkc
    Reviewed 21 April 2017

    I cannot say enough about this amazing hotel. It is life unplugged in such a glorious way. The food is exceptional, the staff all very kind, knowledgable and helpful. The tours we did were excellent - especially the snorkelling and the dolphin tour. We stayed...More

    Thank McAtravels123
    Response from Allen M, Director of Sales at Playa Cativo LodgeResponded 29 April 2017

    Dear McAtravels123, We very much appreciate your kind words, We really hope you come see us again very soon, please be sure to let us know, we love to do something extra especial for our returned guests! Best regards, Cesar Vargas S.

    Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

    Took our party of six (my wife and I, three kids (5, 7, 12) and the mother-in-law (late sixties) for four nights. Simply breathtaking from the stunning arrival, to the amazing tours (snorkelling, dolphin watching, hikes, farm tour), outstanding food, highly personalised service and views...More

    1  Thank Murray M
    Response from Allen M, Director of Sales at Playa Cativo LodgeResponded 29 April 2017

    Hello Murray M. Thank you for your review and for sharing it~ We are so glad that you and your family enjoyed our property and the amazing surrounding nature, it is definitely the place to disconnect, get closer to nature and the place to enjoy...More

    Awards & Recognition
    GreenLeadersPlatinum level
    Certificate of Excellence
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room Service
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Price range
    • USD 611 - USD 1,105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Hotel Style
    • #1 On the Beach Hotel in Golfito
    • #1 Green Hotel in Golfito
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
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    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Puntarenas >
    • Osa Peninsula >
    • Golfito
    • Also Known As
    • Playa Cativo Lodge Costa Rica/Golfito
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    16 October 2017|
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    Response from Allen M | Property representative |
    Dear Kraejohnson, Thank you for contacting us and for your interest. Yes, there is a great network of trails around the Lodge's private reserve that people can go self guided, some of them reach a beautiful jungle... More
    13 January 2017|
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    Response from Allen M | Property representative |
    Dear MiMiMurrieta, Thank you very much for contacting us, we are honored by your interest on our property. Sometimes we do get visitors from cruises that arrive near Golfo Dulce and they come to Playa Cativo during the... More
    Room Tips
    "Top floor for bathroom with a magnificent view."
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    "The honeymoon casita was very romantic and a short walk from the main building. Nicely private."
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    "All rooms very similar ....have honeymoon rooms"
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    "You can opt to stay in the main lodge or more secluded separate lodges."
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