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Congo Bongo Ecolodges Costa Rica

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Marina del Rey, California
Reviewed 17 April 2014

My friends and I stayed in the Long House earlier this month at the suggestion of a friend and travel blogger (CrazySexyFunTraveler.com). WHAT A FIND! The house was EXACTLY as portrayed on the web site and an incredible value. The house and amenities were simple, yet very comfortable. The house was clean and tidy and we loved regular visits from...

3Thank Nancy M
Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 9 April 2014

We stayed at Congobongo for one week and it was absolutely perfect. A beautiful jungle paradise--well situated near your own private beach and very close to nearby towns of manzanillo and puerto viejo [either by bike or cab]. The flora and fauna on the grounds are simply magnificent--I fell asleep to jungle sounds and awoke to the monkeys! Daan and...

2Thank Chelsea B
Zionsville, Indiana
Reviewed 8 April 2014

We just spend an amazing 5 days at Congo Bongo and we are ready to go back for another visit!! Daan and his entire family were very attentive to us and were there if we needed anything.He even supplied us with a cell phone with all their numbers which gave us a feeling of security. We stayed in the River...

1Thank tuscanchick59
Reviewed 7 April 2014

Daan, Ernesto and Marveli are the best. The house was perfect, the setting was ideal, and we had a great vacation. Comfortable lodging, beautiful secluded beach, and gracious people. Our twelve year old loved it as much as we did. Guests are supplied with a cell phone which gives an extra level of security. There were almost no bugs; the...

1Thank Bella111Colorado
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 3 April 2014

Congo Bongo was the perfect place to stay in my time in Costa Rica. Very close to the local town Manzanillo, incredible staff, a gorgeous walk to a secluded beach, and beautiful surroundings. The first night of our 7 day stay was a bit "new" to me due to the jungle noises but after that first night I slept like...

Thank Erin K
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 2 April 2014

From the moment you set foot on one of the Congo Bongo paths, your experience in Costa Rica's Caribbean begins to come to life. From the jungle path leading to the almost private beach, the beautifully designed bungalos and the richness of eating, sleeping and living outdoors in such cared for comfort, Congo Bongo makes for a special and very...

Thank N D
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 30 March 2014

Arriving from the bitter Toronto cold, the amazing weather and lush jungle was very welcomed. I was part of a large group of people looking to get some sun and experience Costa Rica together. The accommodations were great and we had a wonderful time. If you're looking for a secluded getaway that is outside of the resort type of place,...

Thank Paul D
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 30 March 2014

I travelled to Congo Bongo with 16 other people for a week. Surprisingly, there were no issues, no hiccups, and everything went smoothly thanks to Daan and the staff at Congo Bongo. They always made sure that we had everything we needed and ensured that the houses were clean. Beyond the great service, the environment was paradise. Between being in...

1Thank WafaKtaech
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 29 March 2014

Congo Bongo is one of those rare places that looks exactly like it does in it's pictures. It's beautiful, clean, really well managed and absolute paradise. I organized a group of 17 people and found that Dan and the CB team were incredibly accommodating and made the organizing piece quite easy for me. My favorite part was how authentic it...

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 22 February 2014

The few days in Feb. 2014 we spent at Congo bongo were very interesting for us. Daan, the owner was friendly and relaxed, staying in the "long house" at that time of the year very nice as there were almost no bugs. Jogging along the beach early morning was wonderful and the long house resembels more a ship deck than...

4Thank gniessen

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Congo Bongo is located in the Gandoca Manzanillo Wildlife Refuge on the Caribbean Coast of Costa Rica and surrounded by a rich variety of flora and fauna. The beautiful Caribbean Sea is just a few steps away. We have seven fully equipped ecolodges accommodating between three and seven guests. You will enjoy the peace and quiet of the tropical jungle and you will live an unforgettable experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Congo Bongo Ecolodges Costa Rica

Address: Congo Bongo Street, Manzanillo 70403, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Manzanillo
Price Range: ₹ 8,469 - ₹ 10,666 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Congo Bongo Ecolodges Costa Rica 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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