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MA, USA
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We stayed with Van for two weeks in February on the top floor. It was a magical jungle experience. This was our 3rd trip to Costa Rica and 4th to Central America and for seeing monkeys and birds, this was the best I have seen. From our balcony area whilst sipping drinks, we saw three species of monkeys as well...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 6 July 2016

We stayed only 3 days but truly loved the place. Van is an excellent host and we had regrets not being able to stay more. The garden, the little apartment, the view the jungle all aroung. We even had some friendly monkey coming by. Van showed us we coud fed them, but only with bananas :) It was SOOOOO COOL!...

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Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 May 2016

It's now a couple of months since we stayed at Tucan Terra, but we've thought of it often. In the weeks after we arrived back to a gloomy British March, it was the place in Costa Rica that our minds most frequently flashed back to. The colours of the garden are so vibrant, they live in the memory, as do...

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 7 April 2016

Tucan Terra was recommended by a friend and staying there was absolutely wonderful! The views, the food, beaches, the park like grounds and cabinas were perfect. Truly a piece of paradise! Van is the greatest of hosts and cooks a fantastic multi course meal every night! There are also surfboards and boogie boards that we were able to use. One...

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Costa Rica
Reviewed 5 April 2016

My friend and I spent 6 days at Tucan Terra which is set on a rocky bluff above Golfo Dulce/Pacific Ocean. It is located between Backwash Bay and Playa Matapalo and both are close walking distances. The tropical gardens are very well maintained and everyday we were entertained by the troops of Spider, Howler, and White-Faced Monkeys. Yes, all 3...

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Manhattan Beach, California
Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

Please if you go here don't ruin this nirvana oasis for the rest of us. Amazing, uplifting and one of my favorite places on earth. It's hard to get to but worth it. Bring food and bring a book. Go moonlight surfing, respect the land, nature and locals. Thanks

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 15 February 2016

I just had the pleasure of staying at Tucan Terra for the second time. Originally stayed in this piece of paradise 5 years ago and always hoped I'd be back, just left after a relaxing week here. My mother (76), brother, sister in law and their two small children (3 yrs, 9 months) and I stayed in the clean, airy...

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Reviewed 5 February 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Tucan Terra for 5 nights in the two storied house run by a wonderful host - Van. It was an incredible experience that I will never forget. The house sits in a beautiful setting surrounded by well kept Gardens that have many exotic, colourful birds flying around in them. It's surrounded by tall trees and the resident...

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Kansas City
Reviewed 21 November 2015

Tucan Terra and owner, Van, can give you just what you are looking for at this unique inn tucked away where you hope time will stand still. . I just wanted to gaze at the sunrise and wait for one of the three varieties of monkeys to peer into the open air kitchen every morning. Ha..... and they do as...

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Boulder, CO
Reviewed 2 June 2015

My girlfriend and I were fortunate enough to have had the opportunity to spend four days at Tucan Terra last week. I was told by one of my closest friends that has traveled all over the world that this was one of his favorite all time places to visit and we both agreed. Van was incredibly generous with his time...

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Address: Cabo Matapalo, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Cabo Matapalo
Number of rooms: 2
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“the view, the jungle, the privacy. The real way to live CR!”
 of 5 bubbles Genny711, 6 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The upper apartment gets a bit warm but has great views. Wi-Fi signal was weak in rooms but fine just through the garden near Van's house.”
  • The garden at sunrise.
  • Capuchin monkey in the garden.
 of 5 bubbles footsteps2, 7 May 2016 | Read review
“Only two choices Upstairs unit has the best views”
 of 5 bubbles LunaOnTheGo, 21 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Pick the top level if its available.”
 of 5 bubbles Monlucriel, 12 Mar 2015 | Read review
“We were happy to have rented the whole house! Tons of space and privacy, it was perfect for our family of four.”
  • Monkeys in the yard
 of 5 bubbles 923jacobs, 5 Jan 2015 | Read review
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