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    Rancho Margot

    3km beyond El Castillo | La Fortuna de San Carlos, El Castillo, Arenal Volcano National Park 05274, Costa Rica
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    “self sustaining” (18 reviews)
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    Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

    This place is just so special! We spend a month volunteering at the ranch and the sustainable living culture is incredible - everything is symbiotic and full circle and they are doing amazing work with community outreach and spreading the word on how to live...More

    Thank Jasmine B
    Response from Rancho M, Manager at Rancho MargotResponded 24 May 2017

    This place is special in large part, because of the people who live, work and play here. We are extremely grateful for the talent, energy and creativity that shows up here on the Ranch through our volunteer corps. Through their dedication and willingness to serve...More

    Reviewed 20 May 2017

    Each bungalow is lovely and well-appointed. Stay in the guest house if you are on a budget and don't mind sharing spaces with others. The staff are very friendly and they truly have made an oasis in the jungle. They are doing an amazing job...More

    1  Thank Jennifer S
    Response from Rancho M, Manager at Rancho MargotResponded 24 May 2017

    We are glad to hear you enjoyed your time at the Ranch. Thank you so much for taking time to share your experience! The "guest house" we refer to as our Bunkhouse and, yes, it is a great option for travelers on a budget and...More

    Reviewed 18 May 2017

    The privacy was amazing. Very pretty property, lovely pool and natural hot tubs. The yoga deck was set on stilts over a picturesque, mellifluous running stream. Food was somewhat limited. Okay for me, but my meat-and-potatoes loving BF thought it was "too veggie."More

    1  Thank Lora F
    Response from Rancho M, Manager at Rancho MargotResponded 19 May 2017

    We hear you and apologize. We work to provide the very best with what we produce, adding a limited amount of quality products available locally. We are ever striving to produce more here on the Ranch and buy from local producers with good (and improving)...More

    Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

    We came here just for ranch tour but we were sorry that we did not decide to overnight. The bungalows and nature there are amazing. Over there is also the shortest way from La Fortuna to Monteverde & Santa Elena. It takes only two hours...More

    1  Thank BrinjeInHrast
    Response from Rancho M, Manager at Rancho MargotResponded 9 May 2017

    Thank you so much for sharing your experience and especially for speaking to the condition of the road and crossing here at the Cañe Negro River. Let us know you're coming and we can give you an update on the river flow so you can...More

    Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

    We have spent 2 nights at Rancho Margot and we loved this place especially for what they have accomplished there over the last 15 years. Would definitely recommend to do the ranch tour as it does bring everything in perspective about the concept of this...More

    Thank Wilfried T
    Response from Rancho M, Manager at Rancho MargotResponded 11 May 2017

    Thank you so much for sharing your experience and we are happy you enjoyed the tour with José! Come back and see us :)

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    • Breakfast included
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    • US$178 - US$434 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Arenal Volcano National Park >
    • El Castillo
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    Kristi M
    12 February 2017|
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    Response from Rancho M | Property representative |
    Yes. All meals included and delicious :)
    th fan d
    12 August 2016|
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    Response from Rancho M | Property representative |
    So sorry for the delayed response here....our social media life is a bit chaotic at the moment :) Christopher and the entire team in reception would be happy to arrange private or advise on public transport options for you... More
    30 March 2016|
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    Response from JROAlbany | Reviewed this property |
    Hi. There is a playground right next to the dining area. Lots of the great activities include walking, horse back riding....not great for a 3 year old. The hot springs would probably be ok, but you would have to limit the... More
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    "I stayed in a cabin--the common bunk house seemed to be for social people--not me!"
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