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Pacuare Lodge

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 21 June 2014

The Pacuare Lodge, on the banks of the Pacuare River, in Turrialba, Costa Rica, is a truly great way to spend a short vacation in the lush tropical forest. The adventure starts even before getting into the lodge. Arriving on a raft, through mild but still exciting (2-3 level) rapids of the Pacuare River, you're totally away from urban life...

1Thank CarlosValverde
Saratoga Springs, New York
Reviewed 18 June 2014

My husband and I recently stayed at the Pacuare Lodge for 3 nights on our honeymoon. Words can not describe our experience. Everything from the service, to the atmosphere, to the activities to the FOOD was AMAZING! We ate dinner in the nest and it's highly recommended. We also recommend the horseback riding, the views and experience was spectacular! It...

Thank Megan M
Cheltenham, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 June 2014 via mobile

Incredible arriving by White Water raft through primary forest. Gorgeous setting nestled besides the river. First class service, staff bending over backwards to help make my stay spectacular, incredible food, stunning rooms up close and personal with nature at her finest. We enjoyed a sumptuous breakfast banquet on top of a tree in The Nest - spectacular experience. Jorge our...

1Thank LucyGarbutt
Reviewed 3 June 2014

We want to keep this lodge and the fantastic staff a secret. We rafted in and stayed three nights in a jungle view room. An incredible experience! The grounds were beautiful with toucans and blue morpho butterflies galore. The food was outstanding … and always tastes better served by candlelight. We loved the staff who got to know everyone by...

1Thank CK_Kate
Nantucket, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 June 2014

Words cannot express the beauty of this magical spot! Such an incredible way to immerse yourself into nature, but with comfort! Every aspect of this journey was exciting, thoughtful, beautiful, and professional. Whitewater rafting: we had never done this before. It was a good time of year for the water was shallow and gentle. I of course fell out of...

1Thank cabnyc
San Jose, California
Reviewed 27 May 2014

Pacuare Lodge is extremely unique. No glass windows, only screens. No electricity, only candles. Outdoor shower. Great experience to shower in the rain! Hammock on your front deck, mosquito netting on your bed. Total privacy because each unit is separate and shielded by vegetation. The only access is by raft (or 4-wheel drive to a point, then cable across the...

Thank miacircleman
Ely, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 May 2014

We have recently returned from our honeymoon in Costa Rica. We stayed at the Pacuare Lodge at the start of the trip and it was absolutely amazing. We did the 2 nights package, which involved rafting in and out of the lodge, 2 nights in the river suite and all meals. This is such an amazing place to stay. There...

2Thank Sara C
Mexico City, Mexico
Reviewed 6 May 2014

Pacuare is absolutely romantic, you are in the middle of the jungle with up most luxury and the best service. Food is incredible, a must go! It might seem expensive but once you are there you know every penny is well spent and you feel good because you actually take part in their ecological program.

2Thank Ana L
Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 4 May 2014

We stayed here for 4-days (3-nights) in April 2014. Overall I think this was an excellent resort. We came in by raft (as most people will), and while the river was a tiny bit low, it was still a great time. Our guide knew all the locals bird and was very helpful and knowledgable. We stayed in the Honeymoon Suite...

4Thank David H
Irvine, California
Reviewed 2 May 2014

This was our second EcoLodge in Costa Rica, and it didn't quite meet all our expectations, as it was more expensive but not at the level of service or concern for details. My wife and I spent 3 nights, 4 days there in the Linda Vista Suites "Morpho", which was just amazing - Ralph Lauren type lodging. A little hike...

2Thank KiwisInUSA

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A visit to the Pacuare Lodge is a journey to a magical place where the beauty and diversity of tropical nature delight the senses, authentic Costa Rican hospitality makes you feel like part of the family and the outdoor adventures range from exhilarating to sublime. The lodges comfortable bungalows and elegant suites are nestled between a pristine wilderness reserve and the Pacuare River Costa Rica`s most spectacular white water route. It is surrounded by tropical rainforest where colorful birds and butterflies flit through exuberant foliage and the songs of toucans and oropendolas complement the soothing sound of flowing water. ... more   less 

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Address: Pacuare River, Pacuare River 1000, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Pacuare River
Price Range: $1,097 - $1,371 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Pacuare Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 19
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Pacuare Hotel Turrialba
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“Jaguar suite was fabulous with a pool and balcony and canopy in a tree with a view over the river.”
hsmd2016, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Bring extra flashlights. It is very dark at night!”
m2d2H, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Linda Vista suites have the most space and a private plunge pool”
  • private outdoor shower
  • full claw-foot bath tub
  • Linda Vista Puma suite (furthest away from the lodge!)
  • hammock and private plunge pool
DaveS530, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Honeymoon sweet was amazing! Large room two showers ... one outside and personal mini pool!”
alibranigan3, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We had the river casita, which I would reserve again...”
kokosandiego, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
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