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    Rancho Margot

    3km beyond El Castillo | La Fortuna de San Carlos, El Castillo, Arenal Volcano National Park 05274, Costa Rica
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    Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

    We stumbled across this place by accident by driving to the end of the road...literally. Kayak guide, Manuel was great. We saw more wildlife here than anywhere else in CR. No experience with the restaurant or hotel other being told by a staff member we...More

    1  Thank G P
    Response from Travis D, Public Relations Manager at Rancho MargotResponded 22 August 2015

    Thank you so much for joining us for a kayak tour this summer - and we are so happy to know you enjoyed your experience with Emanuel. We apologize that you weren't able to explore the grounds of Rancho Margot, but we do offer a...More

    Reviewed 15 July 2015

    Our 5 night stay at Rancho Margot couldn't have been any better.  We are a family of 4, with 2 boys ages 8 and 10.   If you are looking to immerse yourself in the rainforest and enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of a...More

    2  Thank Lisa F
    Response from Travis D, Public Relations Manager at Rancho MargotResponded 21 July 2015

    Thank you SO much for your incredibly thoughtful review of your visit to Rancho Margot! It was an absolute delight to host you and your sons for the several days that you spent with us in the middle of the rainforest. It gives us great...More

    Reviewed 14 July 2015

    The grounds of Rancho Margot are absolutely beautiful! The rooms however were a little more rustic than we were expecting. It would have been nice to have screened windows so that you could have a breeze through the room without being swarmed by bugs. The...More

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    Response from Travis D, Public Relations Manager at Rancho MargotResponded 21 July 2015

    Thank you so much for taking the time to write about your experience at Rancho Margot. Your comments of course give us the opportunity to learn and make changes to improve our services, and we thank you for your honesty. To provide a more thorough...More

    Reviewed 15 June 2015

    i have been to many places around the world and I can say without reservation that Rancho Margot ranks among the top three. I just returned from a Mother-Daughter retreat and am already planning another trip back there. The food is organic, healthy, and FRESH!...More

    2  Thank Tina D
    Response from Travis D, Public Relations Manager at Rancho MargotResponded 16 July 2015

    Thank you so much for sharing your experience from our recent Mother Daughter Retreat. It was such a huge honor to host such an incredible event and we are beyond delighted to know that you enjoyed your time with us so much. It was with...More

    Reviewed 4 June 2015

    Rancho Margot is a piece of paradise for any traveler or any person who believes that positive change can come about through realizing nature is in charge and it's the responsibility of man to work alongside it. Rancho Margot offered us a unique vision of...More

    4  Thank sheridan24
    Response from Travis D, Public Relations Manager at Rancho MargotResponded 16 July 2015

    Thank you so much for taking time to share your incredibly thorough and appreciated review of your experience at Rancho Margot. We are continually impressed by the heart of our guests, and your visit once again goes to show that the world we live in...More

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    • Breakfast included
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    • US$ 160 - US$ 336 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    Kristi M
    12 February 2017|
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    Response from Rancho M | Property representative |
    Yes. All meals included and delicious :)
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    th fan d
    12 August 2016|
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    Response from Rancho M | Property representative |
    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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    diegocamille
    30 March 2016|
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    Response from JROAlbany | Reviewed this property |
    Hi. There is a playground right next to the dining area. Lots of the great activities include walking, horse back riding....not great for a 3 year old. The hot springs would probably be ok, but you would have to limit the... More
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