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The Zancudo Lodge

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$ 283*
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Stone Harbor, New Jersey
Reviewed 5 February 2016

We just got back from a week at the Zancudo Lodge, and I've been trying to figure out just how to write up such an incredible experience. This is not your traditional fishing lodge. The fishing is fantastic - we fished for two days on a smaller boat with Captain Jay - and two days on the Contender with Tito...

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Fresno, California
Reviewed 1 February 2016

Having been to Zancudo Lodge previously, our expectations for a return trip to celebrate my retirement were extremely high. They were far exceeded. Gregg and Goldine went far above and beyond to make this visit even more memorable than the last. The lodge, food, staff and service were once again second to none. We were fortunate to stay in the...

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gmuff, Owner at The Zancudo Lodge, responded to this review

You are so welcome and we're just happy that we were able to provide the stage for your celebration! Thank you for returning to the Lodge and we hope to see you and your lovely family again soon!

Corpus Christi, Texas
Reviewed 31 January 2016

This is a first class operation all the way. The rooms were clean, updated and comfortable. There was housekeeping twice daily and laundry service makes it possible not to pack so much clothes. Breakfast and lunch were good and there was a variety of choices . Be sure to have the fries.. A cross between a French fry and a...

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Port Angeles, Washington
Reviewed 4 January 2016

Just retuned from the lodge and what a trip. The tuna were just thick and boat capitan ellvis put us on them everyday.Also caught two Roosters. Also the food was out of this world. Gregg and Goldine treat you like Kings and Queens as do all the staff thank you all. See you in March. Jack Hart

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gmuff, Owner at The Zancudo Lodge, responded to this review

We all look forward to your return and we thank you for returning to the Lodge year after year!

Cary
Reviewed 19 December 2015

From the moment we were met at the airport, the staff and owners treated us like royalty. Heck, all we wanted to do was fish, but when you add fine dining and a relaxed atmosphere, you almost forgot about the reason you're there. If you go anywhere else, you're cheating yourself.

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gmuff, Owner at The Zancudo Lodge, responded to this review

We are all definitely humbled by your kind words. Thank you and we will continue to strive to enhance our guests' experience and to make it the best ever. Thank you again!

Burlington, North Carolina
Reviewed 14 December 2015

First, I would go back! I had been trying to catch a marlin for 10 years so that I could try to catch a 50 pound Rooster Fish. The second day of fishing, it looked like we were going to get shut out, but on a whim, Captain Javier tossed one of the Bonita baits out at the mouth of...

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gmuff, Owner at The Zancudo Lodge, responded to this review

We were all so excited that you had caught and released the fish of your dream! So glad that you had such a wonderful experience and we hope to see you back at the Lodge for more great adventures.

San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 20 November 2015

I have been going to Zancudo Lodge one to two times a year for eight years. The fishing is amazing as well as the facilities and staff. The rooms have been recently remodeled... beds are soft, AC blows cold and the showers are amazing. They have a great pool and open bar area. The food is fresh and they have...

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gmuff, Owner at The Zancudo Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We hope we will continuously keep the Lodge a fresh and enjoyable experience each time you visit. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

I stayed there in November 2014, December 2014, January 2015, February 2015. This is my favorite hotel in Costa Rica. The hotel is in an oasis a beauty. The staff are friendly and courteous, The owners are there to ensure that everything is perfect. And the food, is gourmet...in a most visually stunning setting. I have my annual birthday parties...

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gmuff, Owner at The Zancudo Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your continued patronage and we all look forward to your next visit with us!

Port Angeles, Washington
Reviewed 30 May 2015

Spent five days fishing at lodge this was my fourth trip and they only get better.We raised 24 sails and I caught 40 pound rooster.Gregg and Goldine keep doing what your doing because your doing it right. You have great staff and great captians. See you in December.

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Reviewed 17 May 2015 via mobile

Truly a fantastic getaway for the sportsman who enjoys beauty and ultimate luxury along with extreme fishing . My husband and I stayed five nights and celebrated our twentieth anniversary. The accommodations and grounds are spectacular . Dining is delightful and the fishing couldn't have been better. We can't wait to go again. Thank you Goldene and Gregg! You have...

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
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  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Zancudo Lodge is surrounded by the beauty of Costa Rican wildlife, verdant tropical foliage and is located beachfront. Ideally bordered by the Pacific Ocean and the Rio Coto river, we offer our guests the perfect setting for an idyllic vacation accompanied by your choice of a variety of thrill seeking activities. Our guests can choose amongst a list of popular sports such as world class surfing, standup paddle boarding, premier catch and release sport fishing and kayaking or a variety of day tours indigenous to the Golfo Dulce such as a visit to a botanical garden and a wildlife sanctuary, oceanfront horseback riding or a zip-line canopy flight through the rainforest. Those guests who prefer to enjoy the tranquility of the resort can spend time relaxing by the pool, taking a stroll in our tropical fruit garden, playing a game of bocce ball on our regulation court, receiving a deep tissue massage, practicing yoga or pilates in the open air or simply relishing the vastness of the Pacific Ocean from the privacy of our Zancudo Beach.Our brand new public space houses an elegant fountain reception area, gift shop, 3 lounge areas, a fine dining restaurant (seating capacity 40), bar (seating capacity 16) and a state of the art kitchen. On the second floor, there is a game lounge complete with a widescreen TV viewing area, pool table, shuffleboard table, card table, foosball and a massage relaxation room with an outdoor shower. On our property, our guests will also find beautiful tropical gardens, green houses (with our own organically farmed product), our own Lodge marina located on the Rio Coto (where all guests are greeted with a VIP service of a welcoming drink and cold towel), a salt water pool and palapa lounge area and open air beachfront platforms (for exercise, lounging, etc). ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Zancudo Lodge

Address: Playa Zancudo, Golfito 60701, Costa Rica (Formerly Zancudo Beach Resort)
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Golfito
Price Range: ₹ 12,528 - ₹ 39,833 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Zancudo Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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Zancudo Beach Hotel Golfito
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“Order a margarita... they make a great one!”
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“book more days then you think cause you will not want to stop fishing !!!!!!”
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