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Corona, California
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Reviewed 6 May 2016

I have been to this place a few times and I certainly want to come here again. Located near the boundary of the Corcovado park, the lodge is a perfect place to visit for those who are interested in exploring the nature of Osa. With the park access being limited compared to what it used to be a few years... More 

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Ben Lomond, California
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Reviewed 23 March 2016

What a place! Set in the forest next to the river we could bird at pre-dawn from our room. Beds are comfortable, food is first-rate, service wonderful. We were a group of four, stayed for three nights and enjoyed different highlights each day (cotinga, tinamou, poison-dart frogs, ant swarms, etc.). A little hard to get to but well worth the... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2016

We stayed at Bosque del Rio Tigre for 2 nights in February, 2016. The birding was excellent especially with the help of Ulysses. We saw almost all the local endemic birds and photographed many of them (107 bird species in 2 days, including 37 lifers). Also, saw and photographed a Tayra one day. The lodge is basic, yet comfortable. There... More 

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Concord
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2016

People visiting this eco-lodge have a full immersion experience of the forest all around and its creatures. Yet the sleeping is very comfortable, the food is fabulous, and the lodge is super clean. We stayed here February 8-13, two nights in a cabina and three in the main lodge (someone had rserved the cabina for those nights before we made... More 

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Lowell, Michigan
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Reviewed 26 December 2015

Traveled here with my husband and sister. It was right at the beginning of the season, so for the first two nights, we were the only guests. What an amazing experience! We booked the "Lazy Birder" package, so had one excursion into the local area each day. The rest of the time we sat in the lodge or cooled off... More 

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Port Moody, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 9 December 2015

This lodge provided exactly what we were looking for -accessibility to nature and feeling part of the jungle amid the safety provided by wonderful experienced guides. Different species of monkeys were seen swinging through the property almost within reach and the howler monkeys were often heard.After a day of bird watching and viewing various medicinal plants, we returned to a... More 

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Hubbardston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 7 December 2015

Our stay at this Lodge was the highlight of our trip, which was organized by a private tour company. We think that some aspects of our review are somewhat slanted by the fact that we were the only guests and enjoyed the privacy, as we didn't have to share the bathrooms or showers. Nevertheless, LIz has created an amazing place.... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 1 May 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed our wonderful stay at this very special Eco lodge. Our hosts, Liz and Abraham made us feel entirely at home, feeding us delicious and elegant meals 4 times a day, guiding our very informative and exciting bird walks and sharing their knowledge of the Osa Peninsula's flora and fauna. The lodge is beautiful with richly polished wood... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 24 January 2015

1. bring a head lamp for reading at night 2. flashlight to get to the shower room and getting around at night. 3. laundry takes 3 days to dry bring extra clothes 4. really important: bring knee high socks for the rubber boats, other wise you will have wounds from rubbing at the top of the boots. 5. walking sticks... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 18 January 2015

We spent two nights, in the cabina with a private bath, and loved our time. The birding is spectacular; we were guided by Ulysses, who is terrific, and have been guided before by Abraham who is amazing. The meals were really good -- creative and delicious. When you stay here, you feel welcomed by people who are passionate about preserving... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A very small specialty rainforest lodge oriented towards nature observation and birding. We provide very personal attention,excellent meal service and guiding. The lodge is situated outside a small village on the Rio Tigre and is completely surrounded by the forest. We have a maximum capacity for 12 guests. All 4 upstairs rooms and the two cabins are designed for nature viewing and open to the forest on 1 or more sides. Upstairs rooms have shared baths and the cabins have private baths. Cleanliness and guest's comfort are our goals. You will have access to many kilometers of trails both on our 13 hectare forested property and on the properties of our partners. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bosque del Rio Tigre

Address: 300 m SE de Escuela Dos Brazos de Rio Tigre, Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Puerto Jimenez
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Bosque Del Rio Tigre Costa Rica/Puerto Jimenez
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“Rooms at the front show the river. Rooms at the back view dense jungle.”
 of 5 bubbles loiss983, 8 Dec 2015 | Read review
“The best room is the double bed in the East corner. Bats LOVE to swoop you in that room”
 of 5 bubbles BookLover75, 30 Apr 2015 | Read review
“one hut is separate from the main building, with its own bathroom and shower. 2 rooms in the upper main lodge, share bathroom. Shower is outside and shared.”
 of 5 bubbles diver01, 23 Jan 2015 | Read review
“There is one stand alone building for use and 4 rooms in the same building, share bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles diver01, 28 Feb 2014 | Read review
“Not much difference between the lodge rooms, as far as we could tell. There is a separate cabina with a double bed not far from the lodge, if you REALLY want to be immersed in nature at night.”
 of 5 bubbles Racandee, 18 Feb 2013 | Read review
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