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Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

We were so impressed with this place, taken on a personal recommendation - from the moment we arrived in the rain, to being greeted so warmly at reception by Ricardo and being led to our bungalow. Things were a bit damp due to the weather...More

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Response from Rancho M, Manager at Rancho MargotResponded 1 February 2018

Thank you so very much, we are glad you enjoyed your time here! We share your view of our pigs' world and recognize so many compromises we make to find and maintain the balance of efficiency and effectiveness. We are constantly changing to make improvements...More

Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Lovely haven in Costa Rica. Great ethos at Rancho Margot and all the staff and volunteers are so friendly and open. Food was delicious - fresh and healthy. Yoga was good. Lots of adventures to be had just on the site itself - walks, yoga,...More

1  Thank AnnaCharlotte
Response from Rancho M, Manager at Rancho MargotResponded 28 January 2018

Thank you so much for this share on your experience here! Yes, many people come here thinking Costa Rica, Neotropics and warm. We are at such a high altitude our night can get quite chilly indeed. Come back soon !

Reviewed 1 January 2018

I highly recommend staying here for a number of reasons. - Wonderful accommodations - we stayed in a cabin. Big, spacious, and beautiful with a lovely ceiling fan to keep it comfortable. Comfy hammock! Felt private and like we were right in the jungle. Saw...More

1  Thank Katsnootin
Response from Rancho M, Owner at Rancho MargotResponded 11 January 2018

So very glad to read of your experiences here at the Ranch. Truly warms our hearts!! As to the animal housing, we proudly include this space on the tour of the Ranch because it represents such a vast improvement over typical animal management. Our cows...More

Reviewed 29 December 2017

A group of us stayed for 2 nights in the bunkhouse and spent time doing the farm tour, learning about plants and sustainability on the ranch, yoga, swimming, horseback riding etc. This was truly an amazing experience! Everything that Rancho Margot does is done with...More

Thank RM M
Response from Rancho M, Owner at Rancho MargotResponded 30 December 2017

Thank you very much! We are happy you enjoyed it and look forward to your next visit!

Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

About 30mins from La Fortuna, $30 in a taxi. This eco lodge is right in the rainforest, we started our stay with a farm tour. Learning how this lodge has become pretty much self sufficient was really interesting. From beautiful gardens of vegetables and herbs...More

3  Thank Rebecca A
Response from Rancho M, Manager at Rancho MargotResponded 4 December 2017

We are happy to read your comments and grateful to you for taking the time to share your experience here! For more budget conscious travelers, our town of El Castillo has twice daily public bus transport available to and from La Fortuna (as of this...More

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Nicole L
6 March 2018|
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Response from Rancho M | Property representative |
Hello! As our recent guest has shared here, any form of currency will work in country and the local banks of La Fortuna (and elsewhere in country) have ATM that offer either as well. Here at the Ranch, all meals are... More
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Kristi M
12 February 2017|
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Yes. All meals included and delicious :)
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12 August 2016|
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So sorry for the delayed response here....our social media life is a bit chaotic at the moment :) Christopher and the entire team in reception would be happy to arrange private or advise on public transport options for you... More
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"No screens on most bungalows. The bungalows are nestled in the higher parts of the property, requiring uphill..."
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"I stayed in a cabin--the common bunk house seemed to be for social people--not me!"
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"accessibility is an issue"
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