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Mawamba Lodge

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

During our stay in Costa Rica this was by far the best. Situated next to a wonderful beach and a rain forest. A short lovely walk along the beach to a little village with a few shops and bars and places to eat. Great little...More

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Response from EugeniaJurado, Director of Sales at Mawamba LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear herbie001, It is wonderful to hear how much you enjoyed your stay at Mawamba, and discovering the rainforest where we are located. Tortuguero is definitely a great place to come for those nature lovers, wildlife observers and every who has a passion for the...More

Reviewed 12 December 2017

We arrived here by boat travelling down river for about one hour. it is the only way to get there but do not let that put you off it adds to the fun and experience of the place. Mawamba Lodge is not a luxurious place...More

Thank Pedro B
Response from EugeniaJurado, Director of Sales at Mawamba LodgeResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Pedro B, thank you much for a wonderful review of your stay at Mawamba Lodge and Tortuguero. We are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed the experience. We agree with you, Mawamba is not a deluxe resort on the beach, but an jungle...More

Reviewed 10 December 2017

Nice rooms, standard food, small pool. Really great nature there. We saw Aras, Turtles, snakes and Monkeys. You can walk to the town at the beach. You have to book a canoe tour with Barbara Hartung, a biologist.More

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Response from EugeniaJurado, Director of Sales at Mawamba LodgeResponded 11 December 2017

Dear Silvia Maragret, Than you so much for your visit to Mawamba and for taking the time to review your stay. I am glad to hear you had a wonderful natural experience, and got to see much wildlife. Barbara is excellent indeed, and we now...More

Reviewed 20 November 2017

This was our second stay at Mawamba Lodge and it was excellent. Our guide Humberto was great. We learned a lot of new information from him. We did the additional night walk on the private trail and saw some good nocturnal creatures and the additional...More

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Reviewed 20 November 2017

I had chosen my visit to Tortuguero to observed hatching turtles and was not disappointed as we had the opportunity to see one nest of emerging turtles on the beach. Lots of evidence of tracks both incoming nesting and out going to the sea. Eggshell...More

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US$329 - US$474 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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scratchy572
10 July 2017|
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Response from EugeniaJurado | Property representative |
Hello, both liquid soap and shampoo are provided at Mawamba Lodge. The Lodge is now using a new biodegradable line, supplied by a new company in the Province of Limon. Excellent products, with great aroma, and complying with... More
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Stephan O
15 May 2017|
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The dinner cruise is a great activity, Departing every night with a minimum of 2 people. Cost is of only $40 per person including the 2 two hour ride and full dinner on board with one drink included plus coffee at the end... More
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loves2takepics
22 February 2017|
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Response from EugeniaJurado | Property representative |
Thank you for your question! The standard rooms do not have a hair dryer, but there are some available in reception in case you need one. The quantities are limited. THe standard superior rooms do have a hair dryer in the... More
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"Any of the cabins are nice - some attached, some stand-alone. All are nice!"
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"We had the last lodge, towards the butterfly and frog houses, we loved it, very close to the river..."
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"I would try to look toward the canal. Ours was centrally located with lots of covered walks for protection..."
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"Go for the private bungalow if you can afford it!"
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