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Leaves and Lizards Arenal Volcano Cabin Retreat

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Free Internet
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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Private Balcony
Breakfast included
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This secluded resort is located on 26 acres with spectacular viewing of the Arenal Volcano near La Fortuna. Enjoy the panoramic vista of Arenal and Cerro Chato from a hammock on your porch or from your comfortable, orthopedic, queen sized beds with Egyptian cotton sheets. Meals prepared...
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Meters South Of Super Kiki 500, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21012, Costa Rica
24.5 km to Fortuna Airport
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I just visited Leaves and Lizards with my wife and three children (12, 14, 19) and do not have enough amazing things to say about the team and physical place. I recently sent the owner a letter thanking them for everything. I am posting the...More

Thank 144Wanderlust190
Response from Debbie L, Owner at Leaves and Lizards Arenal Volcano Cabin RetreatResponded 2 days ago

Dear Tony, Thanks for posting your letter of appreciation to us and to our amazing staff! I am so happy you had a great time with your family and we met with or exceeded your expectations! Sorry Steve and I missed you on this visit...next...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

We are a family of 4 (with 21 yo and 12 yo) and stayed in Treehouse. It sits away from the other cabins and on a ridge with a magnificent view; no shared spaces if you stay at Treehouse! This place was amazing and exceeded...More

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Response from Debbie L, Owner at Leaves and Lizards Arenal Volcano Cabin RetreatResponded 2 days ago

Hi! Thank you for your kind words and enthusiastic review! It was a pleasure to have you stay with us. We are so fortunate to have the opportunity to create an environment in this beautiful country where people can enjoy nature and connect! Pura Vida!...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Leaves & Lizards (L&L) is not a fancy resort, but is comfortable, friendly, beautiful (with great views of the volcano) and quickly feels like home. The strengths of L&L are its friendly staff and its equine program. When we arrived, Alejandro met us and made...More

Thank GoSailing93
Response from Debbie L, Owner at Leaves and Lizards Arenal Volcano Cabin RetreatResponded 1 week ago

Wow, thank you for your kind words, they mean so much to us! Our dream was to create a place for people to come on vacation and have peace and be well cared for by authentic staff that are here because they care about your...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A magical place. If you have the opportunity to work with Debbie and Sally with an Eponicity horse program, take it. I just finished my second workshop and it was one of the top experiences of my life. There are many whimsical touches (sculptures, murals)...More

Thank Elsie C
Response from Debbie L, Owner at Leaves and Lizards Arenal Volcano Cabin RetreatResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, Elsie, it was a pleasure to have you back, and we had a wonderful week of horses and friendship!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in the Toucan room and the Hobbit. Both rooms are designed very well with an outdoor shower as optional. Its a true tropical experience with only a fan and air from outside with birds chirping to wake you up in the mornings. But...More

Thank Phuong H
Response from Debbie L, Owner at Leaves and Lizards Arenal Volcano Cabin RetreatResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Phuong, thank you for your review, and your kind words, they mean so much to us, really! We strive to create a memorable experience for all of our guests. It was a pleasure to have you stay with us. Pura Vida!

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Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
GreenLeaders Silver level
Certificate of Excellence
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Restaurant
Free Parking
Free Internet
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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Restaurant
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Price range
US$150 - US$170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#1 Top resorts Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#4 Best Value Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#5 Green Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#5 Family Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#5 Romantic Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#8 Business Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$150 - US$170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#1 Top resorts Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#4 Best Value Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#5 Green Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#5 Family Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#5 Romantic Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#8 Business Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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413panda
17 July 2018|
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Response from Debbie L | Property representative |
Hi, thanks for your question. You can contact us directly through our website leavesandlizards The website has all sorts of information about activities and all that we offer! We hope to see you soon!
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AshandJay
2 January 2018|
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Response from Debbie L | Property representative |
Hi AshandJay, we have nice comfy beds with nice linens too!
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unsureof
23 May 2017|
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Response from Debbie L | Property representative |
Hi, this is Debbie the owner, we do have occasional monkeys on site, generally speaking this area hosts 3 kinds of monkeys in the large tracks of forested areas and a prolific amount in the Rio Frio area north of here.
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Room Tips
"Treehouse was amazing! Outdoor and indoor shower. Great views of Arenal volcano. Very clean. Air-conditioned."
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"Choose Treehouse for its view,"
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"The Treehouse is close to the pool and restaurant, is air conditioned, and has a washer and dryer!"
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"All the rooms have view of the Arenal Volcano. The most private cabins are a short walk away which I chose."
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