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Mawamba Lodge

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice, rustic lodge situated between the beach and the laguna. Due to its location you can experience a lot of wildlife even without leaving the lodge (what you should do, esp. for a morning tour). Toucans, iguanas, plenty of birds, a boa, sloths and red-eyed...More

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Response from EugeniaJurado, Director of Sales at Mawamba LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear RosenbobFFM, Thank you so much for visiting us!. It is a great pleasure to to learn how much you enjoyed the wildlife of Tortuguero and your stay at Mawamba Lodge. Tortuguero is a must for those who, just like you, want to experience the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for 3 days and 2 nights at the start of our trip. We were collected from San Jose early on the first day with a couple of stops to collect others on the way. Our guide Shirley was welcoming from the start and...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here the for 3 nights in January. Getting to the place is an adventure in itself down the river on the boat, but great fun. Our guide was Laura and she was brilliant. Very very knowledgeable and full of energy and enthusiasm. Rooms were...More

Thank Dominic P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 2 nights here and enjoyed the time. This is one of the 2 large older lodges adjacent to the national park, nestled between the Caribbean and river. The rooms were basic National park type cabins and the restaurant had good meals with nice...More

Thank bigaps
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent several days here and did most of the trips. Great rooms, though nothing fancy, lovely gardens and local wildlife. Guides were really knowledgable and helpful. Restaurant was a bit canteen like but the food was good and plentiful. Would recommend.

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US$ 321 - US$ 474 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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scratchy572
10 July 2017|
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Response from EugeniaJurado | Property representative |
Hello, both liquid soap and shampoo are provided at Mawamba Lodge. The Lodge is now using a new biodegradable line, supplied by a new company in the Province of Limon. Excellent products, with great aroma, and complying with... More
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Stephan O
15 May 2017|
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The dinner cruise is a great activity, Departing every night with a minimum of 2 people. Cost is of only $40 per person including the 2 two hour ride and full dinner on board with one drink included plus coffee at the end... More
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loves2takepics
22 February 2017|
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Response from EugeniaJurado | Property representative |
Thank you for your question! The standard rooms do not have a hair dryer, but there are some available in reception in case you need one. The quantities are limited. THe standard superior rooms do have a hair dryer in the... More
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"near the ocean to be lulled asleep"
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"Any of the cabins are nice - some attached, some stand-alone. All are nice!"
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"We had the last lodge, towards the butterfly and frog houses, we loved it, very close to the river..."
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