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Bosque del Cabo Rainforest Lodge

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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After many hours of driving from our home in northwestern Costa Rica , we arrived at Bosque Del Cabo on the southern tip of the Osa peninsula nestled above the Pacific in the middle of a primary growth rain forest. Much to our surprise and delight we discovered a beautifully maintained meticulously detailed ecolodge. Waking up in the morning to... More 

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Humboldt Co. CA
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful location at the tip of the Osa Peninsula. Beautiful cabanas, very luxurious with all amenities. A very quiet place with lovely well tended grounds and over 800 acres of forest trails and beach front. Lots of wildlife and birds on the property and always in view. Very good food, very friendly and helpful staff. Absolutely first class if you... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Bosque del Cabo is a treat any time of year, but this year we took a chance on cornering some dry weather in September, typically one of the two rainiest months on the Osa (the other being October). Jackpot! We had 5 days of beautiful, pleasant sunny days and cool, breezy evenings. September is a very low month for this... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 September 2016

If Bosque Del Cabo was the only place we visited in Costa Rica, I would feel that I had experienced the best of everything the country has to offer. This 800-acre private rainforest at the tip of the Osa Peninsula gives way to beautiful gardens with thatched buildings and a dozen individual thatched cottages with private decks overlooking the sea... More 

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1 Thank DavidSmallWorldP
New Jersey
2 reviews
Reviewed 28 August 2016

My daughters, 11 and 13, and I spent a week here and had an unforgettable experience. Abundant wildlife, gorgeous scenery, fantastic adventures (we loved the Pacific ocean trails, the surfing lessons, the early morning bird hikes, and the rainforest canopy platform), delicious food, friendly and knowledgeable staff, and comfortable cabina. We've been back home for a few weeks but we... More 

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Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We went to Bosque del Cabo to be able to see the wonderful wildlife of Costa Rica and relax. We were able to do both of these and also be impressed with the wonderful food and accommodations. Moreover, the staff and hosts went above and beyond to provide a wonderful experience. The guides were great showing us the wildlife of... More 

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Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

This was our first stay of a three weeks trip through Costa Rica. It never got any better than this. The setting is beautiful. Jungle all around and great views of the ocean. All the wildlife you can imagine right at your doorstep. The staff is extremely friendly and works as a real team. They truly enjoy the presence of... More 

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Norfolk, Virginia
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Reviewed 14 August 2016

Our multi-generational family of 10 (ages 3 - 71) enjoyed a fun 3 day stay here. This is an incredibly scenic place to get away and enjoy the natural rainforest habitat with its teeming flora and fauna. We did multiple hikes, tree climbing, time at ocean and gulf beaches, time at the pool, early morning and twilight guided nature walks.... More 

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Zürich
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Reviewed 3 August 2016

What a great experience! We spent the last couple of days of our Costa Rica trip at Bosque del Cabo. Simply put, it was amazing. The friendliest staff you can imagine. The nature, the wildlife, it was stunning. There are many activities to chose from, but you can also just relax in your cabina and enjoy the beautiful surrounding.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016

As the title says, this resort was the highlight of our Costa Rican holiday. The staff were so welcoming, the food was out of this world (seriously, if you stayed more than a few days you would put on kilos!!) and the activities on offer kept everyone happy. We saw so many animals just around our house - it really... More 

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  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bosque del Cabo is a romantic getaway and a naturalist’s dream, come true. Crowning a point 500 feet above where the Golfo Dulce meets the Pacific Ocean, nestled in the unspoiled jungles of Costa Rica’s Osa Peninsula is a paradise found. Located in a unique and fortunate position at the very tip of the Osa Peninsula in the southern Pacific region of Costa Rica, this 750+ acre forest reserve features private, spacious bungalows and gorgeous houses perched atop the cliffs of Cabo Matapalo, each with beautiful ocean views, tropical breezes and the rainforest at your doorstep; or choose beautiful and rustic garden view accommodations surrounded by thriving rainforests. Hiking trails lead you through the forest to deserted beaches on both the Golfo Dulce and Pacific Ocean. Bosque del Cabo, which opened its doors as a hotel in 1990, is owner operated and dedicated to forest preservation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bosque del Cabo Rainforest Lodge

Address: Cabo Matapalo | Peninsula de Osa, Cabo Matapalo 60702, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Cabo Matapalo
Price Range: $293 - $512 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bosque del Cabo Rainforest Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 17
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“Hard to imagine a bad room here.”
 of 5 bubbles kittyheaven, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All of the thatched chalets are private with a stunning view”
  • All our neighbours can see of our room!
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  • Even with a storm in the distance, the view from our private deck was idyllic
 of 5 bubbles DavidSmallWorldP, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All of the cabinas have spectacular views.”
  • Watch monkeys and macaws as you shower
 of 5 bubbles LAS321, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The homes have the best accommodations.”
  • Our home assigned.
  • Private trails.
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 of 5 bubbles patriciasL4943IS, 30 Jul 2016 | Read review
“I've stayed in most of the cabinas and houses here, it's honestly hard to go wrong. I would stay in any of them again.”
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 of 5 bubbles midori, 16 Jul 2016 | Read review
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