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Playa Cativo Lodge

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  • Excellent98%
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What's included
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Free Airport Transportation
Room Service
Suites
Bar/Lounge
Concierge
Spa
Wheelchair Access
Business Centre
4 Star Hotel
Accessible exclusively by boat, Playa Cativo Eco Lodge is surrounded by Piedras Blancas National Park in the Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica, and offers luxury beachfront accommodations in harmony with nature. Enjoy romantic gourmet meals and a selection of tours and adventures, including...
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Location and contact
Playa Cativo | Access only by boat, Golfito 60701, Costa Rica
13.9 km to Golfito Airport
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We have just left a 4 night stay at playa Cativo and it was amazing. The staff treat you like gold, nothing is too much trouble, everything done with a smile. We had a room with beach directly in front and woke up to views...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

From the warm and welcoming staff, to the stunning eclectic furniture collection, to the exquisite flora of the beachfront gardens, this vacation property is a gem. We were treated here as family during our three-day visit, that featured Chef Raffa's mouth-watering hors d'ouevres, Costa Rican...More

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Playa Cativo takes great pride in their property and service to guests. Everyone is on a first name basis Day 1. At 4:00, those of us at the pool went looking for Victor to remind him “Victor, it’s happy hour!” “I’ll meet you at the...More

Thank DebbieSanAntono
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our stay at Playa Cativo was a total dream. From the minute we got off the boat (greeted with cold towels and a lovely lemon grass juice), the packed breakfast burritos when we went surfing, to the surprise picnic at the onsite waterfall, the customer...More

2  Thank Andrea A
Response from Allen M, Director of Sales at Playa Cativo LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Andrea A, We are very thankful for your review! Premium Rooms (including 302), have amazing views indeed, at the front you have a panoramic ocean view and on the sides and back you have an impressive view of the tropical gardens and rainforest that...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had an exceptional stay when visiting Playa Cativo in May of 2018. The service was impeccable and the staff was gracious and accommodating. I stayed in the main lodge on the property and my bedroom overlooked the water with a perfect view. The staff at...More

Thank Catcos5
Response from Allen M, Director of Sales at Playa Cativo LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

Good day Catcos5, We are extremely happy to learn about your recent trip to our little paradise and we thank you for sharing your experience! Our main focus as a team, where every staff member is very committed to, is providing seamless and carefree lifetime...More

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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
GreenLeaders Platinum level
Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Beachfront
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Room Service
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Room Service
Wheelchair Access
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Details
Price range
US$461 - US$869 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Green Hotel in Golfito
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Golfito
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$461 - US$869 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Green Hotel in Golfito
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Golfito
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Pool & Beach (46)
Room & Suite (32)
Dining (19)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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Babs41
4 July 2018|
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Response from Carla_2009 | Reviewed this property |
I would check, Most of the nesting sites are over on the caribbean side I think, esp near Tortuguero
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DebbieSanAntono
24 June 2018|
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Response from Carla_2009 | Reviewed this property |
We got by with one pair of actual hiking shoes for the whole of your Costa Rica adventure. There are no streams / rivers to cross that do not have bridges, however if you take the onsite hike to the waterfall and want to... More
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"Enjoy the convenience of a room in the main lodge, or a separate cabin. We stayed in the penthouse of the..."
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"Ocean view! We stayed in the main building 2nd floor corner"
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"They are all great, if you wish a shower with a view ask for this!"
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"I love having a room with a shower that is open to the outdoors. The four-plex is a bit noisy."
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