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Nature Observatorio

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El Arbol road 2 km North, Manzanillo 70403, Costa Rica
+506 8628 2663
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This place is very unique because it is an beautiful construction in the middle of nowhere created... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2015
Hardinxveld-Giessendam, The Netherlands
One of our top experiences

My wife and I spent one night recently in the canopy under the light of a beautiful full moon. In... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2015
Jim T
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Nature Observatorio is a beautiful treehouse suspended 25 meters up on a tree in the middle of the jungle in the Gandoca Manzanillo Wildlife Refuge at the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica. Enjoy wonderful nature hike through primary forest, exercise yourself climbing up the tree with ropes, and sleep up on the tree in the middle on the jungle. This is not just your ordinary accommodation. We are offering the ultimate 3-in-1 Costa Rica Tour Adventure: 1. Hike through real prime rainforest. Watch wildlife in its real natural habitat and listen to the sounds and whispers of the nature. 2. Climb 25 meters (8 stories) high up the tree. Use our safe climbing technique to hoist yourselves up to Nature Observatorio. 3. Spend a night up on the tree in the middle of the jungle. Enjoy one of the most memorable nights of your life and feel like Tarzan and Jane. To prepare yourselves for the adventure we suggest to read Frequently Asked Questions on our website.
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Hours Today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
El Arbol road 2 km North, Manzanillo 70403, Costa Rica
+506 8628 2663
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Reviewed 20 March 2015

This place is very unique because it is an beautiful construction in the middle of nowhere created by a man with a vision. It is in a old primary forest full of wildlife and untouched by man. On our way to the Observatorio we saw...More

2  Thank RobertVerspui
Reviewed 9 March 2015

My wife and I spent one night recently in the canopy under the light of a beautiful full moon. In the daylight we were delighted by the antics of the spider monkeys and aracaris all at eye level. Hiking with Peter and getting his perspective...More

1  Thank Jim T
Reviewed 1 February 2015

Best experience in costa rica treehouse in the jungle. Peter know this place so all tour with him was amazing he showed to us a lot of animals and beautiful nature. Treehouse is impressive concept and also Peter is interesting person. I wish best luck...More

Thank TomasFronko
Reviewed 26 January 2015

my wife and I stayed 2 unforgettable nights at the end of Dec 2014. The constructor and host Peter made sure our days were comfortable in his spacious treehouse complete with "room service" 3 times a day with great food and drink. The bilevel treehouse...More

Thank Russ A
Reviewed 16 January 2015

Definitely must to see in Costa Rica. I didnt spend a night at the house but I climbed up and I ve seen beautiful nature everywhere around. Try to talk to Peter as much as You can, he is very inspiring person! Thank You Peter

Thank Marcellino1987
Reviewed 16 January 2015

On our three week honeymoon in Costa Rica, Peter's treehouse was BY FAR our favorite experience. Peter's passion for and knowledge of the jungle flora and fauna is contagious, and his service to us was second to none - he took us on a nature...More

Thank JoeyC3232
Reviewed 6 January 2015 via mobile

It was amazing..greatest nature experience ever..never have been so close to nature..thank you so much peter and Jason..

Thank D B
Reviewed 29 November 2014

My husband and myself set out to Costa Rica for the first time with another couple. We stayed at Isabel's Garden Home in Manzanillo, which is also highly recommended, and decided that a jungle adventure was what we wanted to experience. Peter came to get...More

3  Thank Rachel E
Reviewed 19 November 2014

We had a very long journey from Australia to San jose and then by local bus to Manzanillo. Arriving well after dusk and in the rain, Peter was kind enough to meet us at the stop and escort us to the local cabina that he...More

1  Thank Megan J
Reviewed 8 November 2014

The wild life is amazing here we say so many monkeys, birds, butterflies crabs! It was remarkable. The humming birds were so brave they would fly right up near our houses.

Thank Bltroll
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Response from coco-nut59 | Reviewed this property |
Peter is pretty good in answering his email in timely manner, but try again. You could also see his listing on Airbnb,you kinda tell the availability through the calendar.
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Response from Tracey B | Reviewed this property |
David,I think you would need 2 hours each way to be on the safe side.I don't know if you would manage it however you could e-mail Peter who owns and runs the observatory,you need to be mindfull that you hike through primary... More