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La Cusinga Eco Lodge

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#5 of 12 Hotels in Uvita
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 6 September 2011

Cabins were exquisite! We had a beautiful view of the garden (which had a baby boa constrictor snuggling in one of the bushes!), the ocean, and plenty of birds. Yoga was amazing, so were the massages. The beach is a short hike away and that's where we got engaged — yes it's that beautiful. Also, we hiked another trail on the...

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GlobalTico, General Manager at La Cusinga Eco Lodge, responded to this review

Than you for taking the time and giving us a review! I had the pleasure of getting engaged and married here too! it is a romantic Natural place! We hope that you have a great wedding and please do share your photos with us! and come back over the years to see your family and to share your place with...

Schweiz
Reviewed 29 August 2011

We only spent there two nights during our "Costa Rica Round Trip" and enjoyed it much. As we were traveling on our own with a rental car, it didn't really mater that the lodge is a bit remote. Our room was nice and clean, but sure don't (and we didn't) expect a fife star hotel room.... We were warmly welcomed...

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GlobalTico, General Manager at La Cusinga Eco Lodge, responded to this review

"staff was always nice and helpful." this are the words that i love hear from our visitors, as we as a team try hard to make sure you feel at home! thank you for your visit and thank you for taking a few minutes to give the world your view! we look forward to your next visit... Pura Vida!

boston
Reviewed 29 August 2011

A 20 minute walk to an almost private perfect beach. Surrounded by jungle and yet each building is perfectly built with beutiful detail including stone bathrooms and showers, large porches and beautiful hardwood bedrooms. The food is wonderful.

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 24 August 2011

I stayed at La Cusinga with my 13 year old son, a friend and her 16 year old son. It was the perfect surrounding for teens to explore. The bungalows are modest but clean. At first I didn't think I could handle not having air conditioning (August is humid). But after the first day, the service, the food and the...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 17 August 2011

We stayed 3 nights at La Cusinga in Uvita, Costa Rica. Excellent, helpful staff and beautiful location and views. We stayed in the "Twin" cabins (Las Gemelas) - clean, incredible view. The food is cooked and served in an outdoor cooking area. Breakfast is included, lunch and dinner were available. The food was delicious and presented beautifully. The beach was...

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1Thank ZeldaApril
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 August 2011

I spent a week here with a group of people who were observing the various eco systems that are around the lodge. We discovered such wonderful plant, animal and ocean life in this gorgeous setting. Beautiful setting, brilliant views and gorgeous local produce cooked in the traditional Costa Rican way made for a divine week that left us wanting to...

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Jupiter, Florida
Reviewed 31 July 2011

Fabulous personnalized service, Spacios rooms, wonderful to have someone cook for you and just a few other guests, great views, staff made us feel at home and pointed out wildlife-hollar monkkeys and white faced monkeys. They were amazing. I was concerned about going during rainy season- but it only rained 2 out of 4 days for about an hour each...

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1Thank adloyacano
Reviewed 5 July 2011

The location is peaceful with breathtaking views, beautiful rooms that are reflective of nature, and hospitality that is extremely welcoming. The food was excellent as well.

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Corona, California
Reviewed 29 June 2011

La Cusinga exceeded our expectations. The staff was incredibly helpful and the food was delicious! We arrived without reservations, so we rented the dorm room. It slept 12 in bunks and a full. It turned out to be a terrific choice for the five of us. We had sweeping views of the ocean from our room and deck. We were...

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 7 May 2011

A unique eco place, with test best food in the boutique restaurant, i ever eaten in costa rica. Sergio and his staff were very helpfull and friendly with our three small children. They cooked every day for our kids a small lunch with 100% naturally ingridients. The arco beach is unique and by low tide real good to swimm. We...

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hidden in the hilltops overlooking the pristine beaches of Costa Rica's still-virgin south pacific, where the ocean crashes into the jungle sits La Cusinga. Tucked away in a private reserve of over 600 acres, this rainforest lodge provides guests with sweeping ocean views, sandy beaches, natural pools, and the chance to experience the burgeoning forests and astonishing wildlife of the country's most famous ecosystem - OSA. The hotel offers ten rooms designed with sustainably-harvested wood and local materials to maximize comfort while minimizing impact on the environment. The open-air restaurant creates an ideal setting for couples and families alike to enjoy delicious tropical dishes made with fresh produce grown on our farm. The lodge's genuine commitment to sustainable practices along with our first-hand experience in local and national conservation efforts enrich our guests' appreciation of these ecosystems and the importance of their continued preservation. This unique insight enhances the exploration of the natural surroundings while the beautiful location offers the tranquility of fresh ocean breezes and breathtaking sunsets that make for the perfect tropical escape. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Cusinga Eco Lodge

Address: 200 south of km mark 166 | 5 KM south of Uvita Bridge, between KM Mark 166 & 1677, Uvita 60504, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Uvita
Price Range: $201 - $299 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — La Cusinga Eco Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
La Cusinga Eco Hotel Uvita
La Cusinga Eco Lodge Costa Rica/Uvita
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#2 Green Hotel in Uvita
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Uvita
#4 Spa Hotel in Uvita
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“Be sure to take the hiking trail down to the private beach.”
  • View from rocking chairs outside of Gemela II. Swing in the left corner
rachelmT7028GL, 3 May 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in the "Manu" bungalow, which has excellent sea views and private garden”
RedJock, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Manu is a great cabin with ocean view and your own bird viewing patio.”
452davidh452, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
“all cabins are perfect and pretty much the same”
HajoL, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“no a/c - but it's OK - you don't really need it. Evenings & overnight cool down & you actually find yourself bundled when you wake in the morning”
puppyvacation, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
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