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    Laguna del Lagarto Lodge

    Pital de San Carlos | Pital de San Carlos, Boca Tapada 995-1007, Costa Rica
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    Overview
    • Excellent69%
    • Very good25%
    • Average5%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
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    “boat trip” (8 reviews)
    “costa rica” (16 reviews)
    Free Internet
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    1 - 5 of 71 reviews

    Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

    We took 16 photography students here for the second time and it was phenomenal. The staff is outstanding and so many photo ops. Bats, hummingbirds, mccaws, toucans, snakes, monkeys-all there, all close!

    Thank DudeRegular
    Response from ks1966, Gerente at Laguna del Lagarto LodgeResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thanks for your stay

    Property's Favourite Review
    Reviewed 16 February 2017

    We spent 4 nights there with the intent to photograph birds. We did that and more! In addition to the woodpeckers, tanagers, aracari's, oropendolas, and toucans (Keel-billed and Yellow-throated), we photographed King Vulture, pit vipers, coatis, poison dart frogs, and fruit bats. The rooms were...More

    Thank Jeff J
    Reviewed 23 April 2017

    This is a secluded hotel in the lowland rainforest near the Nicaragua border. Rooms are rather rustic and quite hot, with only a fan to cool you off. Meals are all taken on a broad wooden wrap-around covered porch where you can view macaws, toucans,...More

    Thank klperi
    Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

    We enjoyed our bird photography practice there at the lodge, there are a few bird feeding stations at the bar restaurant of the lodge. Plenty of opportunities to practice close bird photography, even took three different kinds of toucans within 5 meters. Food was good...More

    Thank Remmy32
    Reviewed 16 February 2017

    Very isolated - about 1.5hrs from Pital on a very rough road, but absolutely worth it. Bird life outstanding and of all the places we went in Cost Rica, here we had the best and closest views. Comfortable rooms and helpful and friendly staff. Intermittent...More

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    • Multilingual Staff
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    • US$31 - US$82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 20
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    • Province of Alajuela >
    • Boca Tapada
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    Jeff J
    21 October 2016|
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    Response from ks1966 | Property representative |
    Hello Jeff Thanks for your email. From the airport please drive direction Alajuela, Volcan Poas, Vara Blanca, San Miguel, Venecia, Aguas Zarcas, Pital Boca Tapada. Form the aiport it is 3 1/2 hour driving time. We also offer... More
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    27 January 2016|
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    Response from Helen W | Reviewed this property |
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    20 July 2015|
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    Hi, I can not answer my own question!
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    "Super market is atleast a hour or more away, so ensure you carry everything you need."
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