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Kayak Lodge

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Reviewed 11 March 2017

I actually stayed here a few years back (2010) but I've never forgotten it as it was an amazing place to stay. The owners Marleen and Bernard couldn't have been nicer to me. I was travelling alone and they made me feel so welcome and at home. Marleen took me out on a kayak tour which I loved even though...

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Reviewed 10 March 2017

We enjoyed the Kayak Lodge so much that we extended our stay an extra 2 nights and the location was close to Quepos & Manuel Antonio. The owner, Marleen and her niece Fernanda were very attentive to our needs and accommodating. Marleen suggested that we take the Kayak mangrove tour and we were very glad we did. A 5 minute...

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Two days is just too short here. Room large clean and comfortable. Breakfast served from 7. Staff all helpful and very friendly. Loved the kayak adventure into the Mangroves just ask reception, very knowledgeable guide. If you go for a room by the water (biggest and best room) you will see white face monkeys inspecting you in the morning. Safe...

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 2 February 2017

this hotel is back behind the palm farms and abuts the mangrove forest. Although it's about 30 minutes from Manual Antonio- its quiet and away from the chaotic crowds on the hill. The owner of the hotel was extremely gracious and we felt like family immediately. We didn't explore the mangrove, having explored one elsewhere on our trip but it...

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Reviewed 19 October 2016

First of all, everything worked spectacularly well there to the point that I feel the need to finish my review even almost a year after my visit. The place had a very peaceful, laid-back vibe. It's a gem for a technology fan, too, as the owner is very tech-savvy; he designed a system that switched off air-conditioning when the door...

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Toledo, Ohio
Reviewed 29 September 2016

On our trip to Manuel Antonio, my family stayed at this hotel because we love to kayak. This turned out to be an excellent choice. Manuel Antonio is beautiful, but even in the off season, it can be crowded. This hotel, is about 30 minutes from the park, located in a quiet rural region, at the edge of the mangrove...

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Phoenix
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

The owners of this place also run it and are the most kind and interesting people we met in Costa Rica. They have a quaint little lodge situated in the Mangrove swamps so if you'd like you can go on a kayak trip (book it in advance as they fill up a week ahead of time) with a guide that...

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Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend, his brother, and I stayed here for a few nights and had a great time overall. The owners were extremely helpful in providing tips about places in the area to visit, where to park (and save money), and great places to eat. Complimentary breakfast was ample and delicious. We also took a kayak tour; our guide was quite...

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Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

We did not spend the night at the lodge but passed by for a tour on the mangroves forest. The owner was very friendly and the places looked very relaxed and clean. The boat trip on the mangroves is very nice and you will see most likely turtles, crocodiles, monkeys and many birds.

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Kayak Lodge is sited adjacent to the Mangrove "swamp" of Damas, 5 km north of Quepos. Part of the reason to visit them is to do the Mangrove swamp tour by kayak, and Bernard, the owner, leads a really good tour. Adventure awaits as you see many animals and plants, and learn to slide under low mangrove roots in your...

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
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Description: Kayak Lodge is a Bed & Breakfast establishment. Located in front of tropical mangrove forest, at Costa Rica's central pacific coastline, committed to the natural environment. 10 Miles away from Manuel Antonio National Park. The Lodge has 20 rooms with air conditioned, free Wi-Fi, direct dial telephone, cable/satellite TV, bathroom with hot water, outdoor pool and parking. All rooms have access and may use the guest kitchen/dining area in the Main Lodge, outdoor pool and parking Kayak Lodge has an organized paddling activity: "Mangrove Forest Kayak Tour" You can also book here for other tours: Rainforest Canopy and Superman zipline, horseback riding, rafting, sportfishing, catamaran, ATV, Manuel Antonio National Park guided tour, Surfing Lessons, Paddle boarding (SUP) and boat through the mangrove wildlife. Other visits: Biesanz Beach: 20 minutes by car. Matapalo beach: 30 minutes by car. Damas Island Beach: 30 min by boat. This place is visited by white-faced monkeys and iguanas live here. There are a variety of birds and fauna. You can see the phenomenon of tides and its relation to the excursions in the mangroves. ... more   less 

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Address: Calle Estero de Damas No. 80, Quepos 6350, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Quepos
Price Range: $68 - $137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Kayak Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Accessibility is great and the rooms have excellent wifi coverage.”
Y313JIlouisem, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are good at this place. They all face the courtyard.”
dougwcooper, 10 Apr 2016 | Read review
“All rooms seemed equally good to us!”
momonine, 25 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Rooms across the street from the main building are closer to the mangrove trees.”
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